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The Crucible has held the World Championship since 1977

Long-term deal to keep World Championships at Crucible coming "very shortly"

Danny Drinkwater walks dejectedly off the pitch after his red card at Old Trafford

Danny Drinkwater to face no action over response to red card

Cristiano Ronaldo could be fit for Real Madrid's semi-final second leg against Manchester City

Cristiano Ronaldo gives Real Madrid a boost ahead of Manchester City second leg

Nico Rosberg eased to another victory (AP)

5 things we learned from the Russian Grand Prix

Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been voted 2016 FWA Footballer of the Year

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy wins Football Writers' award

Ding Junhui fought back in the Crucible final

Ding Junhui fights back at Crucible before Mark Selby delivers midnight blow

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists his youngsters have bright futures despite the performance at Swansea

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp optimistic about Reds future despite Swansea setback

Mark Selby took firm command of the Betfred World Championship final but Ding Junhui has fought back.

Ding Junhui recovers to force his way back into World Championship final

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City side are three points adrift of third-placed Arsenal

Manuel Pellegrini has no regrets over prioritising Champions League

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri's priority on the day they could win the Premier League is a lunch date with his mother

Mum's the word for Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri as the title approaches

Lewis Hamilton, left, is 43 points behind Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg (AP)

Toto Wolff hits back at conspiracy theories over Lewis Hamilton's troubles

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham face Chelsea on Monday night.

Pochettino hopes Tottenham stability will attract big names

Daniel Sturridge headed off without acknowledging the Liverpool fans after the 3-1 defeat at Swansea

Jurgen Klopp unfazed by Daniel Sturridge failing to acknowledge Liverpool fans

Mark McCall's Saracens side secured a 23-14 win over Newcastle

Mark McCall says experience pays off for Saracens

London Irish coach Tom Coventry admitted his players were gutted after their relegation was all but confirmed

London Irish despondent after Premiership relegation all but confirmed

Thomas Voeckler, left, won the final stage to claim overall victory in the Tour de Yorkshire

Thomas Voeckler takes the Tour de Yorkshire in Scarborough

Heather Watson is out of the Madrid Open

British trio knocked out in first round of Madrid Open

Luke Walsh kicked five goals for St Helens

St Helens hit back to defeat battling Castleford

Celtic's Leigh Griffiths is the Scottish PFA player of the year

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths wins player of the year award

Jackson Wray scored a pair of tries for Saracens

Saracens secure top spot in Premiership with Newcastle victory

Former Great Britain swimming coach Bill Sweetenham, pictured, says Shane Sutton deserved a 'slap on the wrist' for his alleged sexist comments.

Bill Sweetenham: Shane Sutton should have been given "slap on the wrist"

Southampton's Sadio Mane saw off Manchester City

Sadio Mane at the treble as Southampton crush Manchester City

Cristiano Ronaldo has not featured for Real Madrid since April 20

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to training

Wes Morgan's equaliser earned Leicester a point

Leicester made to wait to seal title glory after Manchester United draw

Kyle Walker and Tottenham face Chelsea on Monday night

Kyle Walker surprised by the strength of Tottenham's rivalries

Phil Dollman goes in for one of Exeter's tries

Exeter climb above Wasps into second spot after victory at Sandy Park

James DeGale defended his IBF super middleweight title

James DeGale retains IBF super middleweight belt with points decision

Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow was the unlikely hero against Crystal Palace

Goalkeeper Karl Darlow hoping to inspire Newcastle to safety

Dan Evans has cracked the world's top 100 for the first time

Dan Evans moves into top 100 in men's rankings after Challenger title win

Louis van Gaal says he will remain at Manchester United next season

Louis van Gaal adamant he is staying at Manchester United

Andre Ayew scored twice in Swansea's 3-1 Barclays Premier League victory over Liverpool.

Andre Ayew brace helps Swansea to victory over Liverpool

Luis Suarez, left, helped Barcelona keep their advantage at the top of the table (AP)

Top three win to take Primera Division title to the wire

A minority of Arsenal fans displayed banners calling for Arsene Wenger's departure

Arsene Wenger puts Arsenal protests down to 'disappointed love'

Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce was not happy with his side's display at Stoke

Sam Allardyce blames nerves as Sunderland struggle to draw

Ding Junhui, pictured, has the world title in his sights but Mark Selby stands in his way

Ding Junhui and Mark Selby through to World Championship final

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West Ham's Mark Noble celebrates his second goal with Andy Carroll

Mark Noble earns praise as Slaven Bilic fixes sights on Europe

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez congratulates Andros Townsend on his winning goal

Rafael Benitez keeps focus on Newcastle's next game

Leicester's Telusa Veainu scored their third try against Worcester

Leicester's Sam Harrison suffers 'nasty' nose injury against Worcester

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg starts from pole position in Russia (AP)

Lewis Hamilton admits to feeling 'helpless' after Sochi shocker

Danny Van Poppel, right, won the sprint finish on stage two

Danny van Poppel wins stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire

The TV cameras missed most of the action on Saturday

TV difficulties give Tour de Yorkshire organisers an unwanted headache

Gareth Bale kept Real Madrid's title hopes alive (AP)

Gareth Bale comes to Real Madrid's rescue in narrow win over Real Sociedad

Mark Noble doubled West Ham's lead in their 3-0 win at West Brom

West Brom crushed as West Ham send a European signal

Kirsten Wild raced to victory in the Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Armitstead happy despite Tour de Yorkshire defeat

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck scores his side's winning goal

Danny Welbeck boosts Arsene Wenger on a mixed day at the Emirates for Arsenal

Jermain Defoe's late penalty thrilled Sunderland's fans

Jermain Defoe's late penalty rescues draw for Sunderland at Stoke

Andros Townsend, centre left, struck with 58 minutes gone to give Newcastle a precious lead

Andros Townsend and Karl Darlow the heroes as Newcastle's rescue mission goes on

Leighton Baines netted the winner against Bournemouth

Leighton Baines gives Everton victory as Roberto Martinez protests gather pace

Leicester's Vereniki Goneva scored the Tigers' first try

Leicester book play-off place with Worcester win

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