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0000: That's it for Saturday's edition of Sportsday Live, which will resume on Sunday at 0800 BST
2352: GOLF - You can relive the drama of day three of the Open
but the final day at Royal St George's gets underway at 0800 BST on Sunday when South Korea's Hwang Jung-gon tees off. Leader Darren Clarke sets off with Dustin Johnson at 1410. There will be full coverage on BBC Television, BBC Radio 5 live, the Red Button and on this website.
2346: BOXING - Boxer Nicky Cook is taken to hospital with a suspected spinal injury after his WBO super-featherweight defeat to Ricky Burns in Liverpool. Cook was stretchered from the ring after his first-round loss.
2330: BOXING - East Ender Kevin Mitchell claims the vacant WBO inter-continental lightweight title with an eighth-round stoppage over John Murray.
2325: GOLF - Bookmakers have Dustin Johnson as the marginal favourite to emerge victorious on Sunday's final day of the Open at Royal St George's. The American is around a 5-2 chance with Darren Clarke, who holds a one-shot lead over Johnson, at 11-4. Of the chasing pack, the experienced Phil Mickelson, who has yet to win an Open title, is five shots behind Clarke and is 20-1.
2320: DARTS - Not even a nine-dart finish is enough for three-time world champion John Part who loses 10-8 to fellow former world champion Mark Webster in the first round of the World Matchplay in Blackpool.
2317: FOOTBALL -The Mail on Sunday reveals
that Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has admitted that football saved him from a destructive life in one of the poorest districts of Buenos Aires - with Tevez claiming that he would almost certainly be dead, on drugs or in prison had he not ended up as a professional player.
2304: FOOTBALL - Dutch legend and former Barcelona player and manager Johan Cruyff criticises his old club for dragging their heels over a deal for Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas and says they should pay the reported asking price of £40m,
reports the Sunday Mirror.
2300: DARTS - Former world champion John Part hits a nine-dart finish in his World Matchplay first-round match against Welshman Mark Webster but the Canadian trails 7-4 with the first to 10 the winner.
2242: BOXING -Ricky Burnsafter he defends his WBO super-featherweight title
with a first-round knockout of Nicky Cook which saw the Dagenham fighter stretchered from the ring in the Liverpool Echo Arena: "I'm disappointed and I'm sorry for everyone who has travelled down here. I thought it was a good body punch that initially floored him but even so I'm still disappointed with how it ended. I hope he is okay."
2227: FOOTBALL -Peru complete a shock 2-0 win over Colombia to reach the semi-finals of the Copa America in Cordoba, Argentina and will play either Uruguay or the hosts in the last four.
2219: FOOTBALL - Peru captain Juan Vargas hits a second goal for his side on 113 minutes and they lead Colombia 2-0 and seem set to reach the last four of the Copa America for the first time since 1997.
2212: DARTS - PDC world champion Adrian Lewis beats Kevin 'The Artist' Painter 14-12 in a thrilling match on the opening night of the World Matchplay in Blackpool after Painter had six darts to win the match. It follows earlier victories for Steve Beaton, who beat Terry Jenkins 10-3, and Vincent van der Voort, a 10-7 winner over Alan Tabern
2210: BOXING - Commonwealth champion Tony Bellew claims the vacant British light-heavyweight title after beating Ovil McKenzie on points in Liverpool, earning a unanimous decision.
2206: FOOTBALL -Peru take a 1-0 lead over Colombia in the first half of extra time in their Copa America quarter-final in Cordoba, Argentina thanks to Carlos Lobaton.
2152: FOOTBALL - The Copa America quarter-final between Colombia and Peru goes to extra time after a scoreless 90 minutes. Colombia's Radamel Falcao misses a 66th-minute penalty.
2145: ATHLETICS - Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva defies strong winds to clinch victory in her first outdoor meeting of the season on Saturday as she builds up to the World Championships but her winning effort of 4.60m is way below her world record of 5.06 set in August 2009.
2105: FOOTBALL -West Brom's sporting and technical director Dan Ashworth
tells the club's website
that they hope to set up a meeting with former Manchester United and England midfielder Owen Hargreaves in the coming days in a bid to sign him.
2040: RUGBY LEAGUE - A late try from on-loan forward Rob Parker helps Castleford to a 26-20 win over Super League bottom side Crusaders. The Tigers, who trailed 14-6 at the break, move into sixth place.
2034: FOOTBALL -Spurs assistant manager Kevin Bond says Luka Modric's reported transfer request will not make any difference to chairman Daniel Levy,
reports Sky Sports.
2025: GOLF -Darren Clarke and Dustin Johnson will begin their final rounds at
at 1410 on Sunday.
Leader Clarke delighted by Sandwich 69
2020: GOLF -Darren Clarkegives his reaction to BBC Sport
to his third round of 69 which sees him lead the Open by a stroke going into Sunday's final day: "From tee to green I can't play any better. I'm delighted to be in the position I'm in."
2012: ATHLETICS - World Junior champion Sophie Hitchon sets a new British hammer record of 69.59m as she wins bronze at the
European Under 23 Championships in the Czech Republic.
It sees her hit the World Championship B standard for the second time and is one of nine medals on the night for the GB team with golds for Jack Green (400m hurdles) and Nigel Levine (400m).
2000: RUGBY LEAGUE -Crusaders' Jarrod Sammut goes over early in the second half to give his side
a 20-12 lead over Castleford
in their Super League game at Wrexham with half an hour remaining.
1943: RUGBY UNION - Former France fly-half Frederic Michalak contributes 20 points as the Sharks thump the Blue Bulls 35-16 to start their Currie Cup title defence on a high.
1931: FOOTBALL - Blackpool are likely to complete the signing of Barry Ferguson from Birmingham City next week, report
the Birmingham Mail.
1923: CRICKET - The second day's play of
the tour match at Taunton
ends - where Somerset's guest player Andrew Strauss, the England captain, has spent much of the day in the slips watching Indian wickets fall. With one day remaining, India are struggling at 138-8 in reply to Somerset's 425-3 declared, with Suresh Raina (30 not out) top scoring after ex-South Africa bowler Charl Willoughby took 5-50 for Somerset.
1915: GOLF - Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke rounds off with a par at the last to end day three holding a one-shot lead at
ahead of American Dustin Johnson.
1909: PARA ARCHERY - Danielle Brown and John Stubbs both advance to individual finals as the Great Britain team assures themselves of at least five medals at the
World Para Championships.
1906: CRICKET - England under-19s to South Africa under-19s by four wickets in
the first ODI at Edgbaston.
In a rain-affected match reduced to 31 overs-a-side, England batted first and scored 187-7, with Kent opener Daniel Bell-Drummond hitting 86 off 74 balls. But South Africa reached their target with an over to spare.
1858: GOLF - Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke leads
by a shot from American Dustin Johnson approaching the final hole on day three at Royal St George's.
1852: FOOTBALL - Two more pre-season friendly results: Crewe 2-1 Wolves; Newport County 1-1 Stoke City.
1847: CYCLING - Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas reflects on stage 14 of the Tour de France on
"Hard day in the office today. Glad I felt good and could stay in front until the final climb. Got the White jersey back on the Sky bus. Where it belongs!!"
1840: FOOTBALL - Emilio Izaguirre plays 58 minutes on his return from a hamstring injury as a Celtic XI lose 2-1 at Partick Thistle.
1838: FOOTBALL - Arsenal midfielder Cesc FabregasTweets:
"Watching the WC (women) Sweden vs France and I cant see any diference between them and the men. Some of them are better than us."
1829: FOOTBALL - Sweden beat France in the
Women's World Cup
third place play-off 2-1, Marie Hammarstrom grabbing the brilliant winner on 82 minutes.
1826: CYCLING - Team Sky rider Ben SwiftTweets
from the Tour de France: "Tough day but legs felt pretty good. Flat day tomorrow and then a nice rest day - perfect."
1820: RUGBY LEAGUE - Teams for the
Super League match between Crusaders and Castleford
(kick-off 1845 BST): Crusaders: Schifcofske, Reardon, Martin, Mellars, Tansey, Witt, White, O'Hara, Withers, Moore, Winternstein, Chan, Cahill. Replacements: J. James, Sammut, L. Williams, Flower. Castleford: Mathers, Dixon, Youngquest, Arundel, Owen, McGoldrick, Orr, Jackson, Clark, Parker, Ferres, Jones, Hudson. Replacements: Widders, Snitch, Thompson, B. Davies.
1813: FOOTBALL - Blackpool agree a deal to sign Liverpool youngster Gerardo Bruna, report
1804: FOOTBALL - Bangladesh fine its domestic football league champions Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club $27,000 (£16,734) for their involvement in a recent match-fixing scandal, report
1749: FOOTBALL - Swansea enjoy mixed results as they play out
two pre-season friendlies,
boss Brendan Rodgers fielding two different XIs in a 1-0 defeat to Neath and 3-1 win over Port Talbot.
1741: ATHLETICS Unheralded Hellen Obiri pulls off her second upset of the year over Olympic 1500 metres champion Nancy Jebet Langat in one of the major upsets at the Kenyan national championships.
1735: GOLF - American youngster Rickie Fowler has marched into contention near the top of the leaderboard but Northern Irishman Darren Clarke still leads the way in the
third round of the Open
at Royal St George's.
1723: FOOTBALL - Two more pre-season friendly results: Accrington 1-2 Blackburn; FC Tampa Bay 1-0 Bolton.
1719: MOTOGP - BBC presenter Matt Roberts Tweets:
"Stoner, Lorenzo and Pedrosa just confirmed in the front row press conference that they will not go to Japan.
I find it astounding. To cut a long debate short, riders are not going as they fear radiation. Apparently all in agreement except Aoyama. This is a developing story so we will try to bring you as much as we can in the show on Sunday [show at 1235-1405]."
1700: RUGBY LEAGUE - Chris Bridge runs in four tries as Warrington keep up the heat on Engage Super League leaders Wigan by demolishing Harlequins 54-24 at the Stoop.
1658: FOOTBALL - Norwich cruise to an emphatic pre-season win over Gorleston with Holt (2), Whitbread, Korey Smith, Jackson, Johnson and Wilbraham the scorers
in a 7-0 win.
1655: FOOTBALL - Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger
hits out at Man City counterpart Roberto Mancini
for publicly declaring an interest in signing Gunners midfielder Samir Nasri: "These comments are not allowed, it is against the basic rules of football and Roberto Mancini should be informed," Wenger told Sky Sports News. "What we want is respect. We will not comment on any players at other clubs. It is time football in England came back to these basic rules."
Toughest conditions ever - Oosthuizen
1647: GOLF - Defending Open champion Louis Oosthuizen says the combination of wind and rain made his third round at the 2011 tournament "the toughest conditions ever".
1638: CRICKET - England Test captain Andrew Strauss is out on the field again at Taunton after Somerset, for whom Strauss is making a guest appearance, declared on 425-3 against India on the second day of
their tour game.
The tourists have already lost stand-in captain Gautam Gambhir for 21 - they're 36-1.
1630: HORSE RACING - Earlier, 25-1 shot Charles The Great led most of the way before narrowly beating joint favourite Lily's Angel in the day's big race, the (Weatherbys) Super Sprint at Newbury, for trainer Andrew Balding and jockey Jimmy Fortune.
1625: CYCLING - Jelle Vanendert wins stage 14 of
Tour de France,
the first stage win of his career. Thomas Voeckler retains yellow jersey, 1 min 49 secs ahead of Frank Schleck.
1616: CYCLING - Jelle Vanendert opens up a sizeable gap on stage 14 of the
Tour de France
of 30-plus seconds with 2.7km to go uphill.
1615: GOLF - Ian Poulter Tweets:
"Looking like I might play four more tournaments before the end of October. I should be fresh for the end of season run."
1607: SNOOKER - Mark King, reacting to the news that
Ronnie O'Sullivan has pulled out
of the Australian Goldfields Open,
"What a surprise THE ROCKET has pulled out of OZ. I reckon he has found a bone in his leg. What a load of [insert swear word]. It must be nice to choose."
1605: CYCLING - The yellow jersey group in the
Tour de France
keep trying attacks but one rider can't get clear. Andy Schleck has attempted four breakaways but the group, which includes his brother Frank, current leader Thomas Voeckler, Alberto Contador, Cadel Evans and Ivan Basso. There are 7km to go
1603: FOOTBALL - Talking of Rangers, the Scottish outift
have had a bid accepted
for Aston Villa defender and former Ger Carlos Cuellar.
1559: FOOTBALL - George Lebese breaks away in the 88th minute to grab the only goal of the game and earn Kaiser Chiefs a
over Tottenham in the Londoners' first pre-season friendly. Rangers, meanwhile, secure
a 4-1 win
- their first of pre-season - over Linfield with goals from Juan Manuel Ortiz, Steven Naismith, Nikica Jelavic and Kane Hemmings.
1541: CYCLING - Simon Brotherton, commentating on the 2011 Tour de France for
BBC Radio 5 live sports extra,
talks about the rumours linking Mark Cavendish with a future move to Team Sky. The Manxman is struggling today on the hills but will keep his green jersey nonetheless. On the 14th stage, where there is 13km left, Sandy Casar is ploughing a lone furrow up front.
1534: FOOTBALL - Brighton fans are, reportedly,
"nearly in tears"
at the club's momentous first game at their new Amex Stadium (Albion's development side are taking on Eastbourne Borough for the Sussex Senior Challenge Cup).
1528: RUGBY UNION - BBC Sport rugby union commentator Alastair Eykyn has plenty to say about "the hierarchy of English rugby fighting like rats in a sack".
Read more on that here.
FOOTBALL - Rangers are currently 1-1 with Linfield, they are into the second half. Elsewhere, Motherwell are 0-0 with Leeds, it's also goalless between Partick Thistle and Celtic. Hibernian were supposed to be playing Barnsley but a big downpour of Edinburgh rain caused the late cancellation of that match.
1517: CYCLING - Euskadi's Izagirre leads stage 14 of the 2011 Tour de France by 42 seconds from the chasing group of 16.
Less than 30km to go now.
Voigt has come off his bike twice. Live commentary from BBC Radio 5 live sports extra.
1511: FOOTBALL - The Scottish Premier League are expected to drop plans to reduce the number of teams in the division to 10. At Monday's AGM the league will instead look at revamping the current structure of 12 by introducing promotion/relegation play-offs.
More from BBC Scotland...
1508: CRICKET - India and Somerset have finally got back out onto the field in their tour match at Taunton - Arul Suppiah, who recently broke the world record for the best Twenty20 bowling figures after taking six wickets for five runs, has just passed 150, with
1451: TOUR DE FRANCE - Laurens Ten Dam (RAB), has crashed early on the descent of the Col d'Agnes, going wide on a corner before flying over his handlebars. There is a lot of blood but he's back on his bike now after being treated by the race's medical staff.
There's 49.4km to go today.
1442: FOOTBALL - Still 0-0 between Tottenham
and Kaizer Chiefs in that pre-season friendly in South Africa, although the hosts nearly took the lead just before half-time.
1414: RUGBY LEAGUE - Teams for the
Super League match between Harlequins RL and Warrington
.... Harlequins RL: Dorn, Calderwood, Clubb, O'Callaghan, Melling, Sarginson, Gale, Ward, Randall, Wilkes, Mitchell, Purdham, Bailey. Replacements: Ambler, Krasniqi, Ellis, Golden. Warrington: Hodgson, J. Monaghan, King, Atkins, Williams, Briers, Myler, Wood, M. Monaghan, Carvell, Anderson, Grix, Bridge. Replacements: Higham, Harrison, Westwood, Blythe.
EQUESTRIAN - Great Britain's eventers warmed up for their European team title defence next month by claiming a notable victory in the team event at the World Equestrian Festival in Germany. William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Polly Stockton and Nicola Wilson produce a dominant display at the prestigious Aachen show.
1357: FOOTBALL - New Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam, who scored during the Reds' 6-3 win over a Malaysia XI today,
"Thanks to all the fans for turning out 80,000 people at game was incredible. Another 45 mins and delighted to get first goal for club. On to Singapore for couple days then back home."
1351: GOLF - England's leading amateur Tom Lewis tees off in the
third round of the Open
at one under par, three off leading pair Lucas Glover and Darren Clarke, who tee off at 1505 BST.
1345: CYCLING - The intermediate sprint points available in the
Tour de France
today have been snaffled by the breakaway, with France's FDJ rider Mickael Delage taking 20 points, and Brit David Millar notching up 17 points. Mark Cavendish's green jersey is safe and he will be pushing for a stage win on Sunday. There is 80km to go and the leading trio are beginning the ascent of the Col de la Trappe with a 8'45 lead.
1330: TENNIS - Top seed Robin Soderling of Sweden has beaten Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych 6-1 6-0 to reach the final of the Swedish Open.
1321: FOOTBALL - Carlos Vela scores on the stroke of half-time to make it Hangzhou Greentown 1-1 Arsenal in their
at the break.
1315: FOOTBALL - Liverpool owner John Henry offers Alberto Aquilani and David Ngog hope of extending their Anfield careers following the Reds' 6-3 pre-season win over a Malaysia XI as he
"One missing link last year: Aquilani. Put the ball near Ngog and the goal and it's going in. Too much talk of them somewhere else."
1309: GOLF - American veteran Tom Watson bogeys the 11th at Royal St George's, meaning not one player on the course is under par in the
third round of the Open.
1255: FOOTBALL -BBC Sport chief football writer Phil McNulty
has spoken to Carlos Tevez's representative Kia Joorabchian, who confirms Brazilian side Corinthians have made an improved offer for Manchester City's captain.
1253: GOLF - Thaworn Wiratchant of Thailand shoots a six-under 66 to lead by three strokes after the third round of the Indonesian Open.
1250: TRIATHLON - Watch
of the ITU World Championship Series from Hamburg.
1242: CYCLING - A total of 24 cyclists are in the breakaway on stage 14 of the
Tour de France,
including Britain's David Millar. They lead the peloton by six minutes, still 115km to go, a lot of it uphill.
1241: GOLF - US Open champion Rory McIlroy tees off in his
third round at the Open
amid continuing poor conditions at Royal St George's.
1239: FOOTBALL - Football's governing body
reveal that a total of five members of the North Korea team tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid at the women's World Cup.
1231: FOOTBALL - Malaysia XI hit back with
two goals in three minutes
themselves as Safee Sali twice breaks the Liverpool offside trap to make it Malaysia XI 3-4 Liverpool with eight minutes left to play.
1229: ATHLETICS - French triple jumper Teddy Tamgho is forced to withdraw from the Under-23 European Championships after injuring his ankle during the meet at Ostrava, Czech Republic, report
1224: FOOTBALL - And it's now Malaysia XI 1-4 Liverpool in that
as Maxi Rodriguez scores from Emiliano Insua's pass.
1212: FORMULA 1 - Jenson Button is confident of fighting for victory at the German Grand Prix, despite McLaren's disappointing showing at Silverstone, report
1205: CYCLING - Britain's David Millar and Team Sky's Xabier Zandio are in the early break on what could prove to be a pivotal 14th stage of the
Tour de France.
1202: SNOOKER - Northern Ireland will play Scotland in the quarter-finals of
the World Cup
after winning three of their four Group C games at Bangkok Convention Centre.
1200: GOLF - Just one man is under par for the day so far at Royal St George's on a difficult
third day at the Open,
American Gary Woodland two under for the day, one over for the Championship at Sandwich. The majority of the leading pack are yet to tee off in round three.
1136: GOLF - Graeme McDowell, who missed the cut at
"On the couch with a cup of tea and a choccie Hob Nob and the golf on. Would love to be out there. Looks brutal. Won't win it sitting here!!!"
1131: FOOTBALL - Safiq Rahim levels the score in the
pre-season friendly with an excellent 20-yard free-kick. Malaysia XI 1-1 Liverpool.
1127: DIVING - China land the first gold of the World Championships in Shanghai, Wu Minxia claiming her fifth three-metres synchronised springboard diving world title alongside partner He Zi, with a score of 356.40 points. Canada's Emilie Heymans and Jennifer Abel finish second, with Australian duo Anabelle Smith and Sharleen Stratton third.
1113: CRICKET - Rain has indeed delayed the start of the second day of
Somerset's three-day tour match against India,
with the home side 329-2 at Taunton - their guest player, England Test captain Andrew Strauss, made 78 yesterday. His opening partner Arul Suppiah, was 145 not out overnight.
1105: FOOTBALL - Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder, heavily linked with a move to Man Utd
"About my injury, its not that big. Just got a kick. I'm fine. Thanks everyone for the messages!!! Have a nice weekend..."
1058: FOOTBALL - BBC Sport's chief football writer
Phil McNulty on Twitter: "If Aston Villa
use Downing money
to sign N'Zogbia, Given - and can pull off a deal for [Scott] Parker - then that's reasonable business."
1050: OLYMPICS -
report that the Japanese Olympic Committee have formally put Tokyo in the race to host the 2020 Olympics, claiming the bid will assist the nation's recovery from the earthquake and tsunami that ravaged its north-east coast in March.
1040: CRICKET - Test Match Special cricket commentator
at day two of
India versus Somerset,
on Twitter: "Bit grim in Taunton this morning. Has that 'not much play today' feel about it."
1032: FOOTBALL - Speaking to
Sky Sports,Rio Ferdinand rejects the theory that Manchester United head into the new season lacking experience.
1022: MOTO GP - Top six leading times after Saturday's third free practice session ahead of the
German Grand Prix
at Sachsenring: 1. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP/Yamaha) 1min 22.112sec; 2. Dani Pedrosa (ESP/Honda) at 0.041sec; 3. Marco Simoncelli (ITA/Honda) 0.047; 4. Casey Stoner (AUS/Honda) 0.274; 5. Andrea Dovizioso (ITA/Honda) 0.329; 6. Nicky Hayden (USA/Ducati) 0.388.
1006: DIVING - World 10m platform champion
Tom Daley on Twitter:
"Looking forward to competing in synchro tmr :) Sunday 17th July (THIS SUNDAY!) 10m syncro diving final live on
Red Button 10:15 - 11:20"
0954: SNOOKER - Ronnie O'Sullivan has withdrawn from the Australian Goldfields Open for medical reasons. He completed the first part of the journey, to Bangkok, but having suffered from neck and back problems on the plane he has
returned to the UK.
0900: FOOTBALL - Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed his interest in Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, should his international team-mate Carlos Tevez get his wish to move away from the Etihad Stadium - according to
0852: The third round of the 140th Open set to get under way shortly in challenging conditions near the Kent coastline.
Here are your tee times in full
(joint leaders Lucas Glover and Darren Clarke are the last to go at 1505 BST).
0843: FOOTBALL - Newcastle striker Kazenga LuaLua has joined Championship side Brighton on loan until January 15 next year. The 20-year-old has had two previous loan spells with
0832: FOOTBALL -
claim that Tottenham have opened talks with Roma over a move for striker Mirko Vucinic.
0822: RUGBY LEAGUE - Winger Gareth Raynor has signed a new one-year contract with the
which ties him to the club for the 2012 season.
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