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Andrew Strauss believes Australia will need to be near their best to beat England this summer

Strauss issues Ashes warning

Manchester United winger Nani is set to join Fenerbahce

Nani closes on Fenerbahce move

Mitchell Starc is ready to tackle England in the Ashes

Starc ready to bring the heat

Southampton expect to beat Tottenham to a deal for Toby Alderweireld.

Saints expect to sign Alderweireld

Mark Cavendish was beaten into fourth in Zeeland

Cav hits back on stormy day on Tour

Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the British Grand Prix at Silverstone

Pit choices hand Hamilton victory

Andy Murray makes his way to the practice courts at Wimbledon

Murray enjoying home advantage

Mark Sampson delivered on the big stage with England

Houghton hoping Sampson stays

Nick Kyrgios is a new crowd favourite for many at Wimbledon

Kyrgios plans to play in Davis Cup

Sean O'Driscoll is expected to be confirmed as Liverpool's assistant manager on Monday

O'Driscoll set for Liverpool role

Serena Williams, left, and sister Venus will meet for the 26th time in Monday's last-16 clash at SW19

Davenport: Draw tough on sisters

Ashes winner Paul Collingwood has backed his Durham teammate Ben Stokes to make an impact

Collingwood: Stokes up for Ashes

Andy Murray, pictured, faces Ivo Karlovic second on Centre Court in Monday's hectic fourth-round schedule

Murray backed to combat threat

Mark Sampson has guided England Women to their best World Cup finish

Sampson hails battling Lionesses

Fara Williams' penalty earned England third place at the World Cup

Penalty earns England third place

Ryan Harris has called time on his cricket career

Harris: Australia fine without me

Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli is still on cloud nine

Chile savour Copa success

James Ward was unable to stretch his Wimbledon adventure into a second week

Ward edged out in five sets

Chris Froome finished in 15:46 to place 39th

Froome satisfied with Tour start

Lewis Hamilton had feared pole position may be beyond him at Silverstone

Hamilton satisfied with qualifying

Ivo Karlovic continues to defy the odds at Wimbledon

Karlovic targets Murray upset

Jelena Jankovic has never got beyond round four of the singles in SW19

Jankovic revels in shock win

Andy Murray is through to the second week

Murray sees off Seppi threat

Steven Finn says England are determined to win back the Ashes

Finn: England desperate to win urn

McLaren Honda's Jenson Button during Paddock Day of the 2015 British Grand Prix at Silverstone Circuit, Towcester.

Button looking to reverse fortune

Jessica Ennis-Hill feels her speed is returning but will make a late call over the World Championships

Ennis-Hill delays Beijing decision

England's Joe Root, pictured, was struck in a bar by Australian David Warner in the build-up to the 2013 Ashes

Root hits back at Warner

Roger Federer, pictured, eased past big-serving Australian Sam Groth

Federer not focused on history

Heather Watson, left, and Marina Erakovic, right, suffered doubles heartbreak

Doubles defeat for Watson

Petra Kvitova's defence of her Wimbledon title is over

Soul-searching starts for Kvitova

Lukas Podolski has left Arsenal to join Galatasaray

Podolski seals Galatasaray move

Radamel Falcao will line up for Chelsea next season after a disappointing campaign at Old Trafford

Falcao eyes glory with Chelsea

Rikki Clarke excelled with both bat and ball for Birmingham

Clarke boosts Bears to victory

Dustin Brown, pictured, could not follow up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal

No regrets from beaten Brown

Lewis Hamilton holds a 10-point lead in the Drivers' Championship

Hamilton: I had to stay on track

Stuart Broad, pictured, is preparing to go head to head with Mitchell Johnson once again

Broad: We can cope with Johnson

McLaren Honda's Jenson Button cut a frustrated figure on Friday's practice day at Silverstone

Button rules out Silverstone points

Novak Djokovic is in cruise control so far at Wimbledon

Big names ease through in SW19

Serena Williams, pictured, admits she thought she would be beaten by Heather Watson

Serena: I thought I would lose

James Faulkner has been dropped for the Natwest T20 Blast contest against Roses rivals Yorkshire

Drink-driving charge for Faulkner

Nick Kyrgios came through in four sets

Kyrgios takes advice from spectator

New Chelsea loan signing Radamel Falcao spent last season on loan at Manchester United

Falcao heads to Chelsea on loan

Andy Murray, pictured, is gearing up for his next match against Andreas Seppi

Murray on alert after Nadal exit

Heather Watson, left, and Serena Williams acknowledge the Centre Court crowd after their superb match

Watson: I'll get her next time

Maria Sharapova, pictured, blasted past Irina-Camelia Begu and into the last 16

Sharapova through to last 16

Nico Rosberg was quickest on Friday at Silverstone

Rosberg excels in practice

Mark Cavendish crashed out of the 2014 Tour de France on stage one and is hoping to add to his tally of 25 stage wins this year

Cavendish hoping to banish memories

Novak Djokovic is safely through to the fourth round

Convincing win for Djokovic

Manchester City have had restrictions lifted

City restrictions lifted

Nottinghamshire coaching consultant Peter Moores said he has enjoyed watching England's attacking approach

Moores enjoying attacking England

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