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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill is sweating on the fitness of Robbie Keane and James McCarthy for the Euro 2016 finals

Republic of Ireland sweat over fitness of Robbie Keane and James McCarthy

Dame Heather Rabbatts is frustrated by the failure of proposed FA reforms

Heather Rabbatts questions chances of reform at Football Association

Gareth Bale has set the Wales bar high - and now his team-mates must get as near to it as possible, says manager Chris Coleman.

Bale sets the bar, says Wales boss Coleman

Everton defender John Stones says England are 'quietly confident' of bringing the European Championship trophy home

John Stones: England 'quietly confident' of going all the way at Euro 2016

Jose Mourinho, pictured, is not focussing on Pep Guardiola across Manchester

Jose Mourinho: I won't focus on 'individual fight' with Pep Guardiola

Gareth Bale scored six goals in qualifying to propel Wales to their first major tournament since 1958

Chris Coleman: Gareth Bale has key role in removing pre-Euro 2016 complacency

Marcus Rashford is going to Euro 2016 with England

Roy Hodgson shows attacking intent with Rashford and Sturridge off to France

Harry Arter has left the Republic of Ireland camp after suffering a thigh injury

Harry Arter's Euro 2016 dream ended by injury

John Stones says England will be among the title contenders in France

England are contenders at Euros, says Everton defender Stones

Stephen Ward's goal could not prevent Republic of Ireland falling to defeat

Republic's Euro preparations hit by defeat to Belarus

Morgan Schneiderlin has been called up by France

Morgan Schneiderlin called into France squad for Euro 2016

Steve Evans has left Leeds

No bad feeling towards Cellino, says departing Evans

The Stade de France in Paris was the target of terrorists in November

US State Department warn of terror attacks at Euro 2016

Novak Djokovic faces having to play four times in five days as his fourth-round clash against Roberto Bautista Agut was called off (AP)

Novak Djokovic faces hectic schedule in French Open bid after another sodden day

Robbie Keane is on his way to France

Robbie Keane and James McCarthy make the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016

Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova upset Agnieszka Radwanska to reach her first French Open quarter-final

Decision to play in the rain at French Open leaves players fuming

Garry Monk is being linked with the Leeds job

Leeds contenders

Alastair Cook, centre, had much to celebrate in Durham after his 10,000th run and England's series win

Trevor Bayliss sees no reason why Alastair Cook can't pass Sachin Tendulkar

James Anderson is top of the world rankings

England paceman James Anderson climbs to top of Test bowling rankings

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Marco Reus has been left out of Germany's Euro 2016 squad

Marco Reus left out of Germany squad due to 'massive health problems'

Will Grigg's on Fire is storming the music charts

Will Grigg's on fire, the singles chart is terrified

George Ford, left, had a disappointing day with the boot against Wales

Mike Ford believes departure from Bath may have affected the form of son, George

Jason Gillespie is staying at Yorkshire

Jason Gillespie confirms he is staying with Yorkshire

Michael Carrick signed for Manchester United in 2006.

Paddy Crerand: New Manchester United deal for Michael Carrick

Michel Vorm's transfer from Swansea to Tottenham has been challenged by his former club Utrecht

Swansea criticise Utrecht over Michel Vorm comments

Alastair Cook had "a special day" at Chester-le-Street

England captain Alastair Cook enjoys occasion after passing 10,000 Test runs

Luther Burrell has been called up to the England squad to tour Australia

Luther Burrell ready to put his body on the line for England in Australia

No play was possible at the French Open on Monday because of rain (AP)

French Open will finish on time says tournament director Guy Forget

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford has signed a new long-term contract

Marcus Rashford commits long-term future to Manchester United

Jose Mourinho has been welcomed to Old Trafford by Sir Bobby Charlton

Jose Mourinho welcomed by Sir Bobby Charlton on tour of Man Utd training centre

England won the second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 series lead

No additions to England squad for third Test against Sri Lanka

David Haye has opened the door to a potential fight with Tony Bellew.

David Haye open to a fight with Tony Bellew

Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane sits in the stands during a training session at Turner's Cross, Cork

Robbie Keane's Euro 2016 hopes in doubt after calf injury

Daniel Sturridge, pictured right, trained with England on Monday morning

Daniel Sturridge back in training as Roy Hodgson finalises England squad

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley has led AFC Wimbledon to the third tier for the first time in their history after victory over Plymouth in the Sky Bet League Two play-off final

Neal Ardley in dreamland as AFC Wimbledon's fairytale continues

Alastair Cook became the first Englishman to 10,000 Test runs, in his team's victory over Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street

Alastair Cook passes landmark as England wrap up series win against Sri Lanka

Lyle Taylor (left) celebrates with AFC Wimbledon team-mate Adebayo Akinfenwa

Adebayo Akinfenwa penalty seals AFC Wimbledon's place in League One

Andy Murray, pictured, has won all four of his previous grand slam matches against Richard Gasquet (AP)

Andy Murray hopes to be a thorn in the side of French tennis again

Lewis Hamilton ended an eight-race losing streak with a masterful display in Monaco on Sunday

Lewis Hamilton suffered lack of motivation and belief before Monaco victory

Alastair Cook has made history by passing 10,000 Test runs

Alastair Cook becomes first England batsman to 10,000 Test runs

Wales' Joe Ledley attempted to prove his Euro 2016 fitness at a training camp in Portugal last week

Midfielder Joe Ledley sweating on Wales place for Euro 2016

Olympiacos striker Alan Pulido has been returned to his family

Mexico striker Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

Tony Bellew, left, defeated Ilunga Makabu to win the WBC Cruiserweight World Championship

Tony Bellew wins WBC cruiserweight title

Dan Lydiate has been ruled out of Wales' tour of New Zealand through injury

Ellis Jenkins called into Wales squad to replace injured Dan Lydiate

Barnsley's interim boss Paul Heckingbottom celebrates after the final whistle

Tykes boss Paul Heckingbottom hails Manchester United youngster Ashley Fletcher

Gordon Strachan saw his Scotland side lose 1-0 to Italy

Gordon Strachan admits Scotland were off pace against Italy

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Steven Finn is confident he served England well on Sunday

Steven Finn still searching for best form

Jordan Spieth won in Fort Worth

Jordan Spieth shines on back nine to cruise to Dean & Deluca Invitational title

Andy Murray, pictured, defeated John Isner in straight sets to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open (AP)

Turnip tennis comes good as Andy Murray defeats John Isner

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