Sportsday Live features Rugby World Cup news, the latest football stories ahead of a big weekend of domestic fixtures, plus more.
2200: CRICKET -
And last but not least Jonny Bairstow and Ravi Bopara must guide England home against India in the fifth ODI at Cardiff. They need another 59 runs to win.
Follow the conclusion to the match right here.
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Warrington have beaten Huddersfield 47-0 in the Super League qualifying play-off. That means the Wolves will be able to choose their semi-final opponents.
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Former England prop Gareth Chilcott on
BBC Radio 5 live
on England's prospects against Georgia on Sunday: "I don't believe Georgia will give us any problems and I think that we'll be comfortable winners."
2140: ATHLETICS -
Former world sprint champion Ato Boldon
"One thing is for sure: Yohan Blake just ran the 2nd 100m of that 200m faster than anyone who's ever run a 200m in human history."
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Spain and France will contest the European basketball championship final and have qualified for next year's Olympics in London after beating Macedonia and Russia respectively. The results were: Spain 92-80 Macedonia, France 79-71 Russia with the final on Sunday.
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An exciting Diamond League meeting has finished in Brussels, but a reminder that the Great North Run is on
on Sunday from 0930 BST.
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In the other Davis Cup semi-final Spain also hold a 2-0 lead, this time over France, after David Ferrer beat Gilles Simon 6-1 6-4 6-1. Earlier, Rafael Nadal beat Richard Gasquet in straight sets.
The fifth ODI between England and India in Cardiff is back under way with England's revised target 241 off 34 overs.
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Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro has beaten Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic 7-5 6-3 6-4 to give the South Americans a 2-0 lead in the Davis Cup semi-final. Earlier, David Nalbandian beat Novak Djokovic's replacement, Viktor Troicki.
2043: FOOTBALL -
Everton chairman Bill Kenwright says he will refund fans who bought new shirts bearing the names Mikel Arteta or Jermaine Beckford this summer after the pair left the club on deadline day. "These are unusual circumstances and I simply want to try and play fair by those supporters who have spent hard-earned money on these shirts," he said.
2040: TENNIS -
Great Britain's Andy Murray wins his opening singles match in the Davis Cup tie against Hungary, beating student Sebo Kiss 6-0 6-2 7-6. Britain now lead the tie 2-0.
2033: ATHLETICS -
Britain's Christine Ohuruogu after finishing fifth in the women's 400m, behind Botswanan winner Amantle Montsho: "It was quite a tough race but I'm happy to be here. I was hoping for a faster time. I've been quite bad a bit over the past three years. If it was that easy everyone would be doing it."
2008: ATHLETICS -
South Africa's Oscar Pistorious after finishing third in the 400m in 45.46 seconds behind identical Belgian twins Jonathan and Kevin Borlee: "I'm happy with my second fastest time. I was feeling tired after the World Championships, but it was more than I could have asked for."
2000: ATHLETICS -
100m winner Usain Bolt after running 9.76 seconds in
"It was never a doubt in my mind that I would run fast. I was slouchy in Zagreb, but today I was happy." On his false start in Daegu, he adds: "It's never going to happen again. I made one mistake but I don't plan to make it again."
1958: ATHLETICS -
World 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson crashes out of the
in tears after clipping a hurdle. The Australian looks shocked but is ok. America's Danielle Carruthers wins in 12.65 seconds.
1953: ATHLETICS -
200m winner Yohan Blake: "Tonight I was looking for 19.5 seconds. I was expecting something fast but not this fast. I'm like a beast."
BBC Sport's Tom Fordyce on Twitter:
"What the...? Yohan Blake wins the 200m in 19.26 secs - makes him second fastest man of all time, ahead of Michael Johnson. Sweet madness"
1947: TENNIS -
Britain's number three Heather Watson
has lost her quarter-final match at the WTA Tour tournament in Quebec City, Canada. The 19-year-old from Guernsey was beaten by third seed Tamira Paszek of Austria 6-4 7-6 (7-5).
1946: ATHLETICS -
The Jamaican Yohan Blake
has won the 200m in a world year best of 19.26, which is in fact faster than Usain Bolt at the same distance this season. The American Walter Dix came in second in 19.53. Another Jamaican Nickel Ashmeade was third, 19.91.
1936: ATHLETICS - Usain Bolt
ran the fasted time of the year in the 100 meters. Bolt clocked 9.76 seconds, ahead of fellow Jamaicans's Nesta Carter and Lerone Clarke.
1926: ATHLETICS - Hannah England
could only manage fifth place in the 1500 meters. American Morgan Uceny won the race in a time of 4:00.06 .
1916: ATHLETICS -
World 400m hurdles champion David Greene was beaten into second place by Javier Culson, who won in 48.43. Greene claimed second in 48.78. Cornel Fredericks finished third in 48.96.
1913: CRICKET -
Play should re-start at 1930 BST in Cardiff. England will now require 270 from 40 overs. That's a run rate of more than 6.5 an over.
1908: ATHLETICS - Olympic champion Kenenisa Bekele
set the fastest time of the year in the 10,000 meters at the Van Damme Memorial, with a time of 26 minutes, 43.16 seconds, beating the year's best mark set by Mo Farah by 3.41 seconds.
1905: SHOW JUMPING -
BBC Sport's Ollie Williams on Twitter:
"Euro Showjumping: Britain win team bronze in the very final seconds as Dutch rider Jeroen Dubbeldam unexpectedly knocks off two fences."
1901: TENNIS - James Ward
put Great Britain 1-0 up in their Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II promotion play-off against Hungary in Glasgow with a 6-4 6-4 4-6 6-4 victory over Attila Balazs.
1854: CRICKET -
There's going to be a slgiht delay to England's run chase. They are going to try to restart this match at 1900 BST, with England chasing 295 from 47 overs.
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The Great Britain men's team are into the European Championship final after beating Poland 65-55, thanks to 25 points from Terry Bywater and 22 from Simon Munn. They will face Germany in the final as they look for a first European title since 1995.
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BBC Sport's Ollie Williams on Twitter:
"Britain were almost nailed-on for fourth but Dubbeldam's two fences down sent Dutch from silver down to fourth. Germany win, France second."
1801: BOXING -
will defend his world light-welterweight titles against US mandatory challenger Lamont Peterson on December 10, according to promoter Richard Schaefer.
1754: SHOW JUMPING-
BBC Sport's Ollie Williams on Twitter:
"One fence down for GB's Ben Maher at Euro Showjumping. Medal will now depend on last Brit, John Whitaker, and what the French riders do."
1739: GOLF - Great Britain and Ireland lead Continental Europe Five and a half points to Four and a half after day Two of the Seve Trophy Paris.
Miguel Angel Jimenez and fellow Spaniard Pablo Larrazabal beat Open champion Darren Clarke and partner David Horsey 3&2, and rookie pairing Nicolas Colsaerts and Matteo Manassero claimed a two-up win over Scott Jamieson and Ross Fisher. Thomas Bjorn and Raphael Jacquelin, who fought back from three down to square the round against Simon Dyson and Jamie Donaldson. Play continues with four greensomes and four foursomes on Saturday and 10 singles matches on Sunday.
1718: TENNIS - David Nalbandian beat ViktorTroicki
6-4 4-6 6-2 6-3 to give Argentina a 1-0 lead over holders Serbia in their Davis Cup semi-final.
1659: TENNIS -
World number one and
US Open champion Novak Djokovic
pulls out of Serbia's opening Davis Cup semi-final rubber against Argentina on Friday, suffering from fatigue as well as a back injury.
1648: FOOTBALL -
British sportscar maker Aston Martin has become a sponsor of German second division club 1860 Munich.
1639: FOOTBALL - Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas ahead of Sunday's match against Manchester United:
"Normally when there is this high expectancy for a game sometimes things go the other way round and it is a boring, tactical game. Hopefully, it won't because that's not the culture of the Premier League. I think it will be a high-intensity game fuelled by emotion."
1624: WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL -
Disappointment for the Great Britain women's team who lose 58-38 to the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the European Championships in Israel. They will now face France for bronze. Next up on court are the GB men who play Poland in the last four.
1606: FOOTBALL -
will be without Emile Heskey and Jermaine Jenas for Saturday's home Premier League game against Newcastle.
1559: FOOTBALL -
Real Madrid says its revenues increased by 8% over the 2010-11 season to reach a record figure of nearly £480.2m euros [£419m].
- Latest Seve Trophy results
(Continental Europe names first): - Raphael Jacquelin (Fra) & Thomas Bjorn (Den) v Jamie Donaldson & Simon Dyson match halved, Peter Hanson (Swe) & Alexander Noren (Swe) bt Ian Poulter & Robert Rock 5 & 3 Francesco Molinari (Ita) & Anders Hansen (Den) bt Mark Foster & Lee Westwood 5 & 3.
1542: MOTO GP
The second practice session for Sunday's Aragon MotoGP has been cancelled due to a power cut in Spain. Saturday's morning practice will be extended.
Footballer Michael Owen on Twitter:
"Why the fuss? Have our rugby players done that much wrong? Hard enough to win a World Cup without people making something out of nothing."
1530: WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL
The Great Britain women's team trail the Netherlands 30-16 at half-time in their European Championship semi-final in Israel. The GB men face Poland in their semi-final later on Friday.
If you are wondering what part the form of Chelsea's Fernando Torres will play in his team's trip to Manchester United on Sunday, then our chief football writer Phil McNulty has been talking to Alan Hansen and Pat Nevin
about that exact subject.
Irish three-time major winner Padraig Harrington is planning to use next week's Austrian Open to test out his re-modelled swing as he aims to kick start his 2012 Ryder Cup qualification campaign. "I have been working hard with my coach and I am ready to test out the new swing under competitive conditions," he said.
In the Davis Cup semi-finals, Spain's Rafael Nadal thrashed France's Richard Gasquet 6-3 6-0 6-1 in the opening singles rubber. In the other semi-final, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, who won the US Open on Monday, has pulled out of his opening match against Argentina's David Nalbandian because of back pain.
Tour de France runner-up Andy Schleck will skip the world championships because of a tooth problem. "I'm not going to the worlds because of my tooth problem. Healing slower than expected," Schleck
said on his Twitter page.
Everton boss David Moyes has challenged 20-year-old Jack Rodwell to reproduce the form he showed against
Aston Villa last week
on a consistent basis. "The 'young boy' tag has not left Jack yet but it is for him to step up to the mark and I thought last week he did that," said Moyes.
Britain's Chris Froome, who finished second in the Tour of Spain, has signed a new three-year contract with Team Sky.
- Loan signing Royston Drenthe
could be pushing for his first Everton start, against Wigan at Goodison Park tomorrow, after featuring for the reserves in midweek. Fellow deadline-day arrival Denis Stracqualursi
may also make his Toffees debut while
is fighting to regain his place in the side after being left out last weekend.
- BBC Olympics sports reporter
"I can't do Rachel Morris justice in one tweet. Lost both legs, could lose arm, still cycling for GB. Please read/watch:
- BBC Sport's
"Tom Lewis not alone in joining pro ranks from last weeks Walker Cup victors. Paul Cutler & James Byrne among others joining big wide world."
- Sharon Fuller, operations director of the
Tour of Britain,
tells BBC Bristol there has been an accident on today's tour. On the First King of the Mountain stage Ian Bibby, who rides for Motorpoint, broke his collar bone and has been taken to hospital.
- Half centuries from Shaun Marsh and Mike Hussey helped Australia reach 235-5 at close of play on the opening day of the third and final against Sri Lanka. Marsh top scored with 81 following his 141 in his debut innings in the second test. Hussey followed up his 142 in the last test with an unbeaten 63. Sri Lankan seamers Suranga Lakmal and debutante Shaminda Eranga picked up two wickets each.
- Score update from Colombo on day one of the third and final Test. Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to field... Australia are 221 for 5
- Kent director of cricket
Paul Farbrace tells BBC Radio Kent
that he is "not a fan" of pink ball cricket
following his county's eight-wicket defeat by Glamorgan.
- Stoke manager Tony Pulis will check on the condition of a host of players ahead of Sunday's
match at Sunderland. They include record signing Peter Crouch, Matthew Etherington, Rory Delap, Marc Wilson and Jonathan Woodgate
1230: FORMULA 1
- "I can still remember the fear and apprehension [at the start of the 2009 season] as I walked into the F1 paddock in Australia for the first time, and the nerves as I started listening to 'The Chain' down my earpiece, hoping the words would come out in the right order. The good news is that doing this job never becomes 'normal' or mundane and I still cherish every moment," says BBC F1 presenter Jake Humphery
in his latest blog.
Read more here.
1219: RUGBY UNION
- New Zealand coach Graham Henry praised an impressive showing by Sonny Bill Williams
All Blacks beat Japan 83-7 earlier.
The former rugby league star appeared on the wing as a second-half substitute and scored two of his team's 13 tries. "He certainly made a statement, didn't he?" said Henry.
- BBC sports news correspondent
"Impressive that some Paralympic swim and cycling tickets, as well as cheapest opening + closing ceremony tickets, already oversubscribed."
- BBC Sport's
No semi-final appearance for @ChrisAdcock1 & @imogenbankier at the #ChinaMasters - beaten by unseeded Korean pair 21-19, 15-21 21-16 in QF's.
sent in to bat by Sri Lanka,
were 154-4 at tea on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo on Friday. Shaun Marsh
was unbeaten on 68 and Michael Hussey was on 18. Australia lead the series 1-0.
- BBC Sport's Chief football writer
At Man Utd v Chelsea on Sunday. Interesting to see if Chelsea can apply serious pressure. Utd been cruising so far this season. #bbcfootball
1112: RUGBY UNION
- BBC Sport's
"... tell you what, I like the idea of Sonny Bill out on the wing - the man is a monster with the hands of a miniature portrait artist..."
- John O'Shea could return to bolster
Sunderland's defence against Stoke on Sunday.
The Republic of Ireland defender missed the defeat by Chelsea due to a calf strain but has returned to training. Nicklas Bendtner is likely lead the attack and Connor Wickham could make his first start.
- Swansea City captain Garry Monk
is set for a first appearance of the season in their Premier League clash with West Brom.
The defender is likely to return from a niggling foot problem. His availability is a welcome boost for manager Brendan Rodgers
, as Monk and Ashley Williams are the only fit centre-halves that Rodgers can call upon, with Alan Tate (broken leg) and Steven Caulker (knee) injured and deadline-day signings Darnel Situ and Rafik Halliche unable to join the club after FIFA denied them international clearance.
- Sir Alex Ferguson has praised Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas
for his start at the club, drawing parallels with his own experience of taking the helm at United nearly 25 years ago. "The new coach Boas has started very well for a young man that has come to Chelsea, it's a great challenge, it's a hard challenge at his age but he seems to have acquitted himself very well and his team have responded."
1028: RUGBY UNION
- Hirotoki Onozawa has scored a scored a consolation try for Japan,
but New Zealand are home and dry in this one, with 10 minutes to play in the Rugby World Cup, they lead 69-7.
1009: RUGBY UNION0956: FOOTBALL
- Hosts New Zealand are now 52-0
up against Japan in their second match of the World Cup, having scored six tries in the first half.
More than 25 minutes left.
welcome back Alex Song and Gervinho from three-match bans for tomorrow's league trip to Blackburn, but midfielder Aaron Ramsey faces a fitness test on his ankle
0949: RUGBY UNION
- Japan trail New Zealand 38-0
at half-time in their World Cup match at Hamilton's Waikato Stadium.
0941: MOTO GP
- BBC presenter
on Twitter at Aragon:
"Rossi started session on 'standard' bike and is 8th (+1.5) after 9 laps. Just swapped to version updated with ally parts, so let's see..."
- Great Britain's Olympic football teams
will stay at the athletes village during the 2012 Olympics. Both the womens and mens teams will share accommodation and communal facilities with their fellow Olympians when preparing for matches at Wembley,
reports BBC Radio 5 live's Gordon Farquhar.
- World number one Novak Djokovic
is not certain to play today's opening singles rubber against David Nalbandian in Serbia's Davis Cup semi-final against Argentina in Belgrade.
- BBC Sport's digital Olympics editor
"Athletics tweet 1 of 3: The final Diamond League meeting of 2011 is on BBC2 and our website tonight at 7pm. Feat @UsainBolt and @DaiGreene."
- Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods
can still beat his record total of 18 major championships provided he
gets control of his mental game,
telling reporters we will achieve the feat "if he gets the five inches between his ears squared out".
0904: RUGBY UNION
- Hosts New Zealand
kick off their second match off the
against Japan in Hamilton.
0839: RUGBY UNION
"New Zealand's average winning margin in Rugby World Cup pool matches is 50.8 points, more than any other team. #RWC2011 @ruggerblogger"
- Sri Lanka's Shaminda Eranga
takes a wicket with the first ball of his Test career as the home side
reduce Australia to 63-2 at lunch on the opening day
of the third and final test. The seamer had opener Shane Watson caught by captain Tillakaratne Dilshan at point to become only the 18th test bowler to strike with his first ball.
- BBC sports news correspondent
"Exclusive: PSG want 'brand' Beckham to join Qatar-Paris revolution. My interview with Sporting Director Leonardo here
0800 BST: FOOTBALL
- Three tales from
Friday's Gossip Column:
German club Bayern Munich are set to make a move to sign Chelsea's French winger Florent Malouda
in January. (talkSPORT
) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out making Yossi Benayoun's
loan switch from Chelsea permanent. (Metro
) European champions Barcelona and Londoners Tottenham must dig deep if they are to sign Brazil international Leandro Damiao
. Internacional insist that he is worth his 50m euro release clause. (Inside Futbol