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Sportsday Live - Tuesday 11 October

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1800: That's it from today's Sportsday Live. Follow the service again from 0800 BST on Wednesday.

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1757: FOOTBALL - If you want to follow tonight's Euro 2012 qualifiers you can join Chris Bevan and his live text commentary on this very website. Through this you can follow the fortunes of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, along with score updates from around the continent. If you want to follow the Scotland game specifically, there will be a seperate text commentary on our Scotland pages.

1750: RUGBY UNION - Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill says he has no ambition to trade club for country and remains convinced that his old Tigers team-mate Martin Johnson is the best person to lead England.

Twitter
1742: CYCLING - World and Olympic cycling and rowing medallist Rebecca Romero on Twitter: "It was a hard decision & I'm really disappointed I won't be competing in London, but I'm optimistic & excited about the future might hold."
"Thank you so so much for all the incredible support and kind things that have been sent to me. It means and helps a lot! x"

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1735: CYCLING - World and Olympic cycling and rowing medallist Rebecca Romero on Twitter: "For those who don't already know, yesterday I announced that I'm leaving the cycling team. Full press release here: http://bit.ly/q5cuum"

1730: CYCLING - British Cycling president Brian Cookson on Mark Cavendish joining Team Sky: "It is fantastic that Mark is joining Team Sky and I am sure that every fan of the sport in Britain will be excited by this news. The addition of Mark will only serve to further strengthen the team and I'm particularly pleased that arguably the best known British rider in the world will now be riding for a British team.

1722: EQUESTRIAN - Fans could miss out on one of the main equestrian events at the 2012 Olympics because of fears the transport system cannot cope with any more people, London's transport commissioner warns. "We have raised the question about whether or not they should release any more tickets for the equestrian event and that depends on how they organise the event," Peter Hendy said, adding that the Greenwich Park venue is served by a limited number of stations.

Twitter
1716: GET INVOLVED - John Hiley on Twitter: "Fantastic news that Cavendish is joining Wiggins at Sky, creating a GB 'superteam' in the process. Massive 2012 in store! #bbcsportsday"

1710: CYCLING - Austrian Bernhard Eisel also joins Team Sky from HTC-Highroad. While at HTC-Highroad, the 30-year-old supported Mark Cavendish during his Tour de France appearances.

1706: RUGBY UNION - The South African Rugby Union says it will review coach Peter de Villiers' performance after the ongoing World Cup and will decide who takes charge of the Springboks next season at the end of the year.

1700: CYCLING - Team Sky's Geraint Thomas on Cavendish: "Cav joining Team Sky is fantastic news. In many ways it's like he's coming home - the team has a number of riders and support staff that he grew up with and it won't take him any time to settle in. I think everyone saw that when we helped him to victory for Great Britain at the Worlds, and we are all looking forward to helping him deliver more wins for Team Sky."

1652: CYCLING - Team Sky's Bradley Wiggins on Cavendish: "I think I speak for everyone in the squad when I say that we're all delighted to have Cav joining us at Team Sky. He is the best sprinter in the world and has an energy and passion for cycling that is infectious. Team Sky has enjoyed a fantastic second season and Mark's signing is another statement of our intent for next year and beyond."

1645: CYCLING - Team Sky Principal Dave Brailsford on Mark Cavendish signing for the team: "Mark is the greatest sprinter of his generation and is well on his way to becoming the greatest of all time. He is a rider of exceptional talent who has proved his pedigree at the very highest level of our sport. Mark is a born winner and what excites me most is the attitude he brings to all the teams he rides for. We want to inspire more fans to get into cycling and I can think of no one better to help us do that. We are delighted that the new world champion will be riding for Team Sky next season."

1643: FOOTBALL - Midfielder Ramon Nunez signs a new four-year contract with Leeds United, with the option of a further 12 months.

Breaking news
1637: CYCLING - British cyclist Mark Cavendish tells Sky Sports News that he is joining Team Sky.

1633: CRICKET - Bangladesh beat West Indies by three wickets, with one ball to spare, in a Twenty20 international at Mirpur. Mushfiqur Rahim finished 41 not out from 26 balls. Full scorecard here.

1627: FOOTBALL - Fans of West Ham, Tottenham and Leyton Orient are united in their opposition of a move to the Olympic Stadium, reports BBC Sport.

Breaking news
1622: CRICKET - Game over at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium as an England XI beat Hyderabad XI by 253 runs after dismissing the home side for 114. The last man out is Medhi Hasan, caught by Scott Borthwick off the bowling of Kevin Pietersen.

1615: FOOTBALL - Wolves midfielder Michael Kightly has joined Watford on loan until 19 November. Kightly is looking to regain fitness after operations on knee injuries that have sidelined him for a year-and-a-half.

1606: FOOTBALL - The Scotland team to play Spain in their Euro 2012 qualifier against Spain: McGregor, Hutton, Caldwell, Berra, Bardsley, Fletcher, Bannan, Morrison, Adam, Naismith, Mackail-Smith.

1548: FOOTBALL -Scotland manager Craig Levein names an unchaged starting XI to face Spain.

1545: BOXING - Tony Bellew has told bitter rival Nathan Cleverly ahead of their fight this weekend: "Come Saturday night, I will look at him, tell him I am going to smash his face in and then go and do it."

1529: RUGBY LEAGUE - A club formed in the aftermath of the demise of Super League side Crusaders are set to play in the Co-Operative Championship One next season.

Twitter
1515: FOOTBALL - BBC Sport's David Ornstein on Twitter: "Carlos Tevez camp tell me he'll be back in Manchester by Wednesday lunchtime and will train on Thursday unless told otherwise #mcfc #bbcsportsday"

1510: FOOTBALL - A reminder that Scotland can secure a place in the European Championship play-offs tonight and you can watch it live on BBC Two from 1930 BST.

1506: OLYMPICS - Commuters in London have been told to have a beer after work during the 2012 Olympics to avoid congestion on the underground.

1500: RUGBY UNION - All Blacks legend Colin Meads has backed New Zealand and Wales to win their World Cup semi-finals and set up a final at Eden Park.

1448: FOOTBALL - Aston Villa defender James Collins has been trying a novel route to recover from a foot injury - by training with a piece of steak in his boot.

1433: FOOTBALL - Accrington Stanley have decided not to let Tranmere score an unchallenged goal when they replay their Johnstone's Paint Trophy second round tie. The game was called off with Tranmere 2-1 up when Tom Bender was injured but Stanley assistant boss Jimmy Bell told BBC Radio Lancashire: "It's getting played again at 0-0. We were never looking at that to tell you the truth."

1430: RUGBY UNION - England captain Lewis Moody will be fined £4,800 if he is found to have worn a branded mouthguard in Saturday's Rugby World Cup quarter-final defeat by France, the IRB have said.

Breaking news
1422: BREAKING RUGBY LEAGUE - Wigan have announced the appointment of Shaun Wane as head coach in succession to Michael Maguire. Iestyn Harris has been appointed assistant coach, with Paul Deacon joining the backroom staff after retiring from playing.

1417: GYMNASTICS - "Don't forget me for London 2012" says Beth Tweddle after guiding the British women to fifth place in the World Gymnastics team final in Tokyo.

1409: CRICKET - TMS Producer Adam Mountford on Twitter: "Pakistan announce that they plan to use DRS in their "home" series against England in Dubai in Jan/Feb."

1407: OLYMPICS - Where will the money to renovate the Olympic Stadium come from? BBC Sports editor David Bond looks at this and other questions in his latest blog.

Twitter
1400: CRICKET - England bowler Stuart Broad on Twitter: "For me, the DRS has to be used in all Test matches. It takes alot of pressure off the umpires and 99% of the time the right decision is made."

1353: OLYMPICS - Tottenham statement on the collapse of the deal to award West Ham the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games: "We welcome the OPLC decision to end the current Olympic Stadium bid process. We firmly believe that the bid we put forward was, in fact, a realistic sporting solution for the stadium, along with a substantial return to the taxpayer, community programming and athletics provision."

Twitter
1344 GYMNASTICS BBC Sport's Ollie Williams tweets from Tokyo: "British women's team bubbling with delight. Fifth-place finish at worlds is their best in many, many years. Coaches elated."

Breaking news
1338: BREAKING BOXING - Vitali Klitschko's promoter Bernd Boente tells Sky Sports News negotiations are ongoing for a fight with David Haye in 2012. Boente is about to appear on BBC Radio 5 live.

1332: TENNIS - Britain's Andy Murray insists there is no imminent prospect of players striking over the crowded calendar. "Me, and not any of the players I know, want to strike," says Murray, who is about to begin the defence of his Shanghai Masters title. "When I said it was a possibility, I didn't expect that to be such a massive [media issue]. It's so far away from being at that level. The players haven't even sat down and talked."

Live action now
1320: CRICKET - Jonny Bairstow hits 104 not out off 53 balls with eight sixes as England reach 367-4 from their 50 overs against a Hyderabad XI.

1316: BOXING - Barry McGuigan believes there is life in British heavyweight boxing after David Haye. He said: "There's Tyson Fury, David Price and Anthony Joshua, who beat the Olympic and world champion at the world championships in Baku recently. The future looks very promising."

Twitter
1310: FOOTBALL - Opta Joe on Twitter ahead of Scotland's game in Spain: "Spain have won their last 22 games on home soil, conceding just five goals in this run. Invincible."

1300: HORSE RACING - Frankie Dettori has admitted that new rules on use of the whip are hard to follow. He said: "You've been told to ride one way for 25 years and overnight you have to change."

Breaking news
1258: BREAKING GYMNASTICS - Great Britain's women finish fifth in the team event at the World Gymnastics Championships in Tokyo, with the United States taking gold, Russia silver, China bronze and Romania in fourth. There are highlights from 1300 BST on BBC Two and the BBC Sport website.

1255: CRICKET - Jonny Bairstow has continued his fine one-day form for England, hitting six sixes on his way to an unbeaten 50 as England go past 300 against Hyderabad XI. Follow the latest here.

Twitter
1245: GET INVOLVED - John Hiley on Twitter: "Steve Cotterill has done an excellent job at Portsmouth after the squad was decimated with the club's financial woes - he would be a good choice for Forest #bbcsportsday"

Breaking news
1233: BREAKING TENNIS -Elena Baltacha cannot follow compatriot Anne Keothavong into round two of the Generali Ladies WTA event in Austria, as she retires trailing 6-4 6-7 0-1 against world number 23, Dominika Cibulkova.

1226: RUGBY LEAGUE - St Helens half-back Jonny Lomax has been ruled out of England's Four Nations squad after he tore ankle ligaments in Saturday's Super League Grand Final. Leeds' Danny McGuire has been called up as a replacement.

1220: GYMNASTICS - Britain's women are seventh at the halfway stage of the world team final in Japan, you can watch live coverage on the BBC Sport website (UK users only).

1216: FOOTBALL - Portsmouth boss Steve Cotterill is one of three candidates being interviewed for the Nottingham Forest manager's job, BBC East Midlands Today reports. Former Barnsley manager Mark Robins and Aston Villa coach Kevin MacDonald are also in line to replace Steve McClaren.

1213: FORMULA 1 - Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali believes Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel could "coexist" as team-mates. Read this and more in today's F1 gossip.

Twitter
1209: GET INVOLVED - Jamie Savin on Twitter: "If David Haye is retiring respect for winning world titles at two weights + being true to his word, would like to see him carry on though #bbcsportsday"

1206: FOOTBALL - Three Russian cities - Yekaterinburg, Moscow and Saint Petersburg - are bidding to host the 2018 World Cup semi-finals.

1202: FOOTBALL - Inter Milan midfielder Javier Zanetti - who scored against England for Argentina in the 1998 World Cup - plans to play on past his 40th birthday. He said: "If my legs don't betray me I would like to extend the contract for another 12 months. I'll sign a blank paper and president Massimo Moratti can decide the salary."

1200: BOXING - Former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan on David Haye's expected retirement: "Haye is so full of bluff and double bluff, and he jokes around, so you never really know with him. If it is the end then it's a shame. He has so much more to give. As the Klitschkos showed, heavyweights can last through the 30s. If it is the end then it's a career unfulfilled."

Twitter
1150: CRICKET - BBC sports news correspondent James Pearce, at the Pakistan spot-fixing trial, tweets: "Jury now being shown secret filming that's at centre of this case. The agent naming 3 no balls in next day at Lord's and taking £150,000. Agent: "There's a one in hundred chance that umpire won't see no balls. They'll be well over, but it's happened before umpire not called it."

Live action now
1145: CRICKET - England lose their first wicket of the day against Hyderabad XI as Alastair Cook is removed for 85. The tourists are now 159-1 after 26 overs with Jonathan Trott coming out to partner Craig Kieswetter (69 not out).

1140: TENNIS - Anne Keothavong enjoys a superb 6-4 6-1 victory over world number 53, Ekaterina Makarova, in her opening match at the General Ladies WTA event in Linz, Austria. Elena Baltacha leads world number 23, Dominika Cibulkova, 6-4 4-3.

1125: GET INVOLVED - Keep your thoughts on England's decision to stay in Poland at Euro 2012, the Olympic Stadium and David Haye coming into us via Twitter hashtag #bbcsportsday.

1124: RUGBY LEAGUE - Widnes Vikings sign hooker Scott Moore from St Helens on a three-year deal as they prepare for life in Super League.

1120: FOOTBALL - Plymouth Argyle bidder James Brent reaches an agreement with the PFA and staff about paying back their wages. Staff have not been paid fully since November 2010 because of the League Two club's financial problems.

Twitter
1117: CRICKET - BBC sports news correspondent James Pearce, at the Pakistan spot-fixing trial, tweets: "In next phone chat agent threatens to call off deal after reporter complains that Butt didn't deliver promised maiden in first over at Oval. Agent asks for payment of £150,000. Says his players said if he's "worried about paying 150, what happens when it comes to big money?"

Live action now
1113: CRICKET - England move to 105-0 after 19 overs against a Hyderabad XI as they prepare for Friday's opening one-day international. Alastair Cook is now unbeaten on 63 and Craig Kieswetter 39 not out.

Breaking news
1108: BREAKING FOOTBALL - England will be based in Poland for Euro 2012 next summer. Fabio Capello's team confirmed their qualification for the tournament, which will be co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine, with a 2-2 draw in Montenegro.

1105: BOXING - Bantamweight Luke Campbell sets his sights on winning Olympic gold at London 2012 after taking silver at the World Amateur Boxing Championships. The Hull boxer, 24, booked his place at the Games by reaching the last eight in Azerbaijan.

1059: CRICKET - Durham seamer Mark Wood, 21, is awarded a two-year professional contract with the club.

Twitter
1051: CRICKET - BBC sports news correspondent James Pearce, at the Pakistan spot-fixing trial, tweets: "Agent says on recording he's opened Swiss bank accounts for his six players who "fix". "I do all their finances. I do everything for them"

Live action now
1048: CRICKET - England are 53-0 after 12 overs against a Hyderabad XI in their final warm-up match before the first of five one-day internationals against India on Friday. Craig Kieswetter is 20 not out and Alastair Cook unbeaten on 31.

Twitter
1044 GET INVOLVED NickPLittlewood tweets: "1908 London Olympics venue was the White City Stadium. In 2012 it will be the White Elephant Stadium #bbcsportsday"

1037: RUGBY LEAGUE - Hull FC continue to ring the changes under new owner Adam Pearson, as chief executive James Rule ends his seven-year stay at the KC Stadium. The resignation of Rule, along with that of community executive Jon Flatman, follows a re-structuring of the coaching department, with Shaun McRae returning as director of rugby to oversee the work of new head coach Peter Gentle and assistants Lee Radford and Andy Hay.

1036: FOOTBALL - Manchester United are set to offer strikers Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez new contracts, reports the Manchester Evening news.

1030: GET INVOLVED - Have your say on Sportsday Live about The Open, David Haye and Olympic Stadium stories on Twitter (via hashtag #bbcsportsday). We'll use the best messages here.

1025: BOXING - Promoter Barry Hearn on David Haye's expected retirement: "David has plans outside of the sport and I wish him all the best. He was a credit to British boxing. I believe he is looking at a movie career and he's a good looking lad. He will not go down as one of the all time greats and he was never really big enough to be a heavyweight. But he fought some big lads and you cannot doubt his bravery. With the lack of fighters in the heavyweight division he has probably made the correct financial decision as well."

1017: GOLF - The R&A's chief executive Peter Dawson says: "We are delighted to announce that The Open will be returning to St Andrews and the historic Old Course in 2015. St Andrews has proved time and again that it is perfectly equipped to host The Open and I am certain we will yet again see a worthy winner lift the Claret Jug. Players, spectators and officials alike will welcome a return to the game's spiritual home and I fully expect that we will witness another thrilling Championship."

Breaking news
1012: BREAKING GOLF - The Open will return to the 'Home of Golf' in 2015 when the 144th Championship is played at St Andrews from 16-19 July. It will be the 29th time that golf's oldest Major has been held over the Old Course.

1007: TENNIS - Among a number of changes at the LTA Davis Cup captain and head of men's tennis, Leon Smith, also takes charge of women's tennis, following the departure of Nigel Sears to coach Serbia's Ana Ivanovic. Greg Rusedski gets a new four-year deal to continue his work with the 15-18 year old boys, following their recent Junior Davis Cup triumph.

1005: FOOTBALL - Wales supporters are set to outnumber their Bulgarian hosts for tonight's qualifier, with the home side selling less than 50 tickets so far.

1000: GYMNASTICS - Britain's male gymnasts, including Beijing bronze medallist Louis Smith, will still fight for medals at London 2012 despite missing their first chance to qualify in Tokyo this week. "We're still a strong team that will challenge for the top places when we get through to London," performance director Tim Jones tells BBC Sport.

0956: CYCLING - The route of next year's Tour de France has reportedly been leaked and should favour Bradley Wiggins, with two time trials and relatively few hard mountain climbs.

0950: GET INVOLVED - Have your say on Sportsday Live and the David Haye and Olympic Stadium stories on Twitter (via hashtag #bbcsportsday). We'll use the best messages here.

0945: RUGBY UNION - Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards believes France are capable of another winning performance in their World Cup semi-final this weekend. Edwards said: "It is in the France team to be consistent and they do have the ability to be consistent."

Twitter
0940: OLYMPICS - BBC Sports editor David Bond on Twitter: "Sports Minister Hugh Robertson MP confirms BBC story - bidding for Olympic Stadium "cancelled" after suffering from "legal paralysis."

0932: BOXING - British Boxing Board of Control secretary Robert Smith confirms to BBC Radio 5 live he has received an email from David Haye . Smith said: "According to the email I received he is no longer wishing to renew his licence."

0930: RUGBY UNION - Nine pages of England manager Martin Johnson's coaching notes were reportedly discovered at Ireland's team hotel in Wellington. Among the advice Johnson gave his players was: "Adapt If Required!" You can read this and more in our Rugby World Cup round up.

0925: OLYMPICS - West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has confirmed the club still want to move to the Olympic Stadium in 2014.

0920: FOOTBALL - Radio 5 live commentator Nigel Adderley on Twitter: "Bulgarian FA have said the fans have planned a boycott of tonight's match against Wales. They say 20 tickets now sold! #wales #bbcsportsday"

Twitter
0915: CRICKET - TMS producer Adam Mountford on Twitter: "The ICC admit the proposed World Test Championship may be delayed until 2017 due to commercial problems with replacing Champions Trophy."

0905: FORMULA 1 - McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh has backed Lewis Hamilton to recover from a poor run of form. Whitmarsh said: "At the moment he has to keep calm, be disciplined, keep his head because he is still a naturally very gifted, incredible racing driver, and it will come good, I'm quite sure of that."

0855: BREAKING CRICKET - The International Cricket Council has ended the mandatory use of the Decision Review System which will only be used from now on if both sides agree to it.

Breaking news
0850: BREAKING OLYMPICS - West Ham vice chairman Karren Brady: "If the speculation is true, West Ham will look to become a tenant of the stadium...Our bid is the only one that will secure the sporting and community legacy promise of the Olympic Stadium." Full story to follow on BBC Sport.

Twitter
0848: OLYMPICS - Heptathlete Kelly Sotherton on Twitter: "Olympic Stadium = Athletics"

0845: BOXING - BBC boxing correspondent Mike Costello on David Haye's expected retirement: "Beyond the Klitschkos, the heavyweight division holds little appeal for a man known as much for his ability to hype as for his ability to fight."

Twitter
0841: GET INVOLVED - Ian Wallis on Twitter: "#bbcsportsday I do not understand why Spurs board want to move to the Olympic stadium. If they asked the fans less than 1% would be keen."

0837: OLYMPICS - Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn reacts to the news that the Olympic Stadium is remaining in public ownership. He says: "This represents a total victory for Leyton Orient and we are delighted."

0830: OLYMPICS - Championship side West Ham could be able to rent the Olympic Stadium for around £2m a year.

BBC Radio 5 live
0825: OLYMPICS - UK Athletics chief Ed Warner has welcomed the decision by the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC) to not award West Ham the Olympic Stadium after London 2012. Warner told BBC Radio 5 live: "It's fantastic for UK Athletics and it is a bold and decisive move by the Legacy company. However, I do expect West Ham to bid again and they would be great partners in the future."

BBC Radio 5 live
0820: FOOTBALL - Former Scotland midfielder Craig Burley on BBC Radio 5 live: "It's not ideal going to Spain but we can lose the game and still go through which is feasible." You can watch Scotland's match in Spain on BBC Two from 1930 BST this evening.

0818: GET INVOLVED - Have your say on Sportsday Live and the David Haye and Olympic Stadium stories on Twitter (via hashtag #bbcsportsday). We'll use the best messages here.

0813: BASKETBALL - The NBA has cancelled the first two weeks of its regular season after team owners and players failed to reach agreement on a new contract.

Twitter
0810: CRICKET - TMS producer Adam Mountford on Twitter: "On way to England's second warm-up match. Suggestions that Graeme Swann may not play due to a sore ankle. Scott Borthwick likely replacement."

0808: FOOTBALL - We've got two football podcasts to start you off today. The latest installment of the Monday Night Club discusses Wayne Rooney's dismissal against Montenegro and features an interview with former Scotland striker Steve Archibald ahead of his country's crucial Euro 2012 qualifier against Spain. We've also got Monday Night Club: Booted, the show where we hear from the best bloggers, podcasters and writers. This week's show discusses Croatia coach Slaven Bilic and the African Cup of Nations and you can download both.

0805: OLYMPICS - The deal to award West Ham the Olympic Stadium after the London 2012 Games has collapsed.

0802: BOXING - The Sun reports that former heavyweight boxing champion David Haye has retired from the sport.

0800: FOOTBALL -Three tales from Tuesday's gossip column:
Contract talks between Didier Drogba and Chelsea have been put on hold, paving the way for the Ivory Coast striker to leave Stamford Bridge on a free transfer at the end of the season. (The Times)Barcelona are planning a £12m summer move for Chelsea and England left-back Ashley Cole. (Daily Mirror) and Real Madrid are ready to bid £30m for Manchester United's Mexican striker Javier Hernandez. (The Sun)



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