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Here's what to expect.
Germany's Florian Mayer
beats Luxembourg's Gilles Muller
7-6 (7-3) 6-3 to reach the second round of the Open Sud de France in Montpellier.
Just a quick reminder -
BBC Sport is to relaunch its website on Wednesday.
The most popular sections will be updated first, with a new look for the UK and overseas homepage, football and other key pages at the centre of the initial launch in February.
German rider Marcel Kittel
has been cleared to race despite meeting a doctor involved in a suspected blood doping scandal, his team says.
1900 FORMULA 1:
Spanish Grand Prix boss Salvador Servia
has played down talk that the future of the race is in doubt - but admitted its ultimate fate is dependent on it attracting fans back to the event. "The reality is we have a contract until 2016,"
he told Autosport.
"Our intention, if we can, is to continue until 2020. If the circuit is full we have no problems. If the circuit is not full then we need the public money to survive and it seems you can't count of them at the moment. That's the sad reality."
Britain's Andy Murray
reflects on his Australian Open semi-final defeat to eventual champion Novak Djokovic.
"I've been told in the past that I've played too passively when I've made it to Grand Slam finals. While I played a little like that early, I really tried to be aggressive after losing the first set and I think it worked. I think the gap between myself and the three guys ahead of me in the rankings - Novak, Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal - has closed. I think I showed that on Friday night."
Matches in Greece's
cash-strapped second and third tier leagues have been suspended after the players' union (PSAP) went on strike on Monday. Football League 1 and 2
clubs have no money to pay insurance contributions for their players as they are waiting for funds from a sponsorship deal with a state-run betting company.
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie
will face no further action over an incident involving Aston Villa defender Carlos Cuellar
during the sides' FA Cup fourth round tie on Sunday after the referee reported he had seen the incident and decided it was not worthy of punishment.
Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye
charged with violent conduct
following an incident involving Brighton's Adam El-Abd in an FA Cup fourth round tie on Saturday, the Football Association have announced.
Germany's national anti-doping agency is to investigate 30 athletes
in a bid to establish whether they received blood transfusions from a doctor at the centre of a doping scandal.
1809 RUGBY UNION:
Sale prop Alasdair Dickinson
has been ruled out of Saturday's Six Nations opener against England
at Murrayfield with a shoulder injury. Scotland lead physiotherapist Paul McGinley said: "Alasdair was unable to train with the squad today as he is still recovering from the shoulder injury. We are returning him to continue his recovery with his club and we will reassess his situation after the England game."
Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas
on John Terry's
injury: "It's just a bone oedema that he has been carrying for some time since he collided with a post, if I am not wrong against Portsmouth, and this stops him a little bit. It's nothing serious but something to keep an eye on. He has had an MRI before and he should be OK for Manchester United."
The British Olympic Association
says it has received a submission from Glasgow to be the candidate city if the BOA bids for the 2018 Youth Olympics
. The BOA says the 2014 Commonwealth Games host was the only city to meet Monday's deadline for British cities to declare their interest.
Chelsea defender John Terry
has been ruled out of the club's Premier League game at Swansea in the week the court case begins into allegations he racially abused Anton Ferdinand
. Blues boss Andre Villas-Boas
said Terry would not travel to the Liberty Stadium for Tuesday night's game after aggravating an injury to his right knee first suffered in this month's FA Cup win over Portsmouth.
have signed Wolves midfielder Adlene Guedioura on loan
until the end of the season. French-born Algeria international Guedioura initially joined Wolves on loan from Belgian club Charleroi
in January 2010 before signing permanently at the end of the season.
Nottingham Forest are considering a £1.5m bid from Chelsea for teenage striker Patrick Bamford
. Bamford has only played two first-team games but has caught the eye with some superb displays in the FA Youth Cup. Manager Steve Cotterill told
BBC Radio Nottingham:
"We need to find out where this one goes. Patrick's been offered a couple of contracts now. He's been training with the first team for the last three months, which I certainly think has helped his play in the youth games."
1722 RUGBY UNION:
England Saxons have called Miles Benjamin
of Worcester, London Irish's Jonathan Joseph
and David Seymour
of Sale into their squad to face Scotland A on Friday.
are closing in on a £4m deal for Lazio's French striker Djibril Cisse
. The Premiership side have already agreed personal terms with the former Liverpool and Sunderland player.
Brazilian driver Rubens Barrichello
, who is currently without a drive for 2012, has got his first taste of an Indycar at Sebring when he began a two-day test with KV Racing,
BBC Sport's Simon Austin on Twitter:
"Everton agree 500k fee with AEK Athens
for Greek def Kostas Manolas
. Deal on standby though, depending how much cash left from jelavic."
Commenting on the incident, a spokesman for Liverpool
told BBC Sport: "We can confirm that footage featuring an alleged incident during the match was mistakenly included in the highlights package that appeared on the club's website. This was a mistake, it should not have been included and we are sorry it happened. It was removed immediately when it was brought to our attention."
Liverpool have apologised after video footage showing an alleged racist gesture by a fan during Saturday's FA Cup tie against Manchester United was featured on their
Highlights of the cup tie, featuring the alleged incident, were available to view on the "LFC TV: Must Watch Video" page until 1500 GMT on Monday - more than 48 hours after the end of the game.
Vladimir Weiss has quit as the coach of Slovakia's national football team, the Slovak Football Association have announced. The 47-year-old, whose contract ran till 2014, will continue as the coach of Slovan Bratislava
1616 CRICKET: England women's team
will take on their West Indies counterparts in five one-day internationals between 8-16 September as preparation for the ICC Women's World T20 in Sri Lanka.
1609 TAX EVASION TRIAL:
BBC Sports News correspondent James Pearce on Twitter:
"Mandaric said Monaco payment was 'entirely voluntary thing without any contract. Something special I want I do for my friend'. Mandaric said Redknapp got pay rise of £1.25m to take salary over £3m when promoted to manager. Mandaric denies paying Monaco money as bonus for Redknapp and says tax is 'part of my life, my business life. We pay taxes'."
British star William Fox-Pitt
has predicted "quite a scrap" in the fight to be crowned Olympic eventing champions in London. The former world number one believes the race for gold will not turn into a German procession as predicted by many pundits.
1552 GARY SPEED INQUEST: Cheshire coroner Nicholas Rheinberg
has ruled there is no evidence to suggest the former Wales football manager intended to take his own life.
Jean-Louis Triaud, president of French club Bordeaux,
has been fined 12,000 euros by a court following a collision involving a boat being navigated by him and a jet ski in which a woman was seriously injured.
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1540 RUGBY UNION:
Scotland centre Joe Ansbro
will miss his team's opening Six Nations match against England this weekend because of a nagging back injury.
World 10k open water champion Keri-anne Payne
has targeted sharing Olympic success with Rebecca Adlington. Payne is aiming to qualify for Great Britain's 800m team alongside Adlington, who was bridesmaid at her recent wedding to fellow swimmer David Carry. She said: "It would be brilliant to share that whole moment with Becky, somebody that I am closest to on the team, apart from David of course."
1526 GARY SPEED INQUEST:
Speed's death "doesn't make sense," says former Newcastle team-mate Alan Shearer
in statement read out at the hearing.
1523 TAX EVASION TRIAL:
BBC Sports News correspondent James Pearce on Twitter:
"Laughter when Mandaric asked about his relationship with Redknapp: 'You mean when I tried to strangle him or when I loved him? In 35 years in football I never had a closer relationship with any manager than I did with Harry.'"
1522 TAX EVASION TRIAL:
BBC Sports News correspondent James Pearce on Twitter:
"Mandaric told jury Portsmouth FC was facing closure when he bought club. The club was in administration at the time. Mandaric said he had a 'love affair of football' with the people of Portsmouth."
Former world champion Craig Fallon
has retired from competition to pursue a coaching career. The Wolverhampton fighter, 29, claimed the 2005 under-60kg world title, but was twice unable to replicate that success at the Olympics. He said: "I would like to thank everyone who has supported me throughout my career."
1515 FOOTBALL: Bournemouth
signed prolific striker Matt Tubbs,
who has netted 73 goals in the last three seasons, from Crawley Town. Cherries boss Lee Bradbury said: "It's a fantastic signing for us to sign a player in great form."
1504 GARY SPEED INQUEST:
"He was always a half-empty person. Certainly he was no optimist," Speed's mother
tells the inquest into the Wales manager's death.
1457 TAX EVASION TRIAL:
BBC Sports News correspondent James Pearce on Twitter:
"Mandaric told jury he went to USA with no money and sold his company for 100's of millions of dollars 'with a big smile on my face'. Mandaric said he always loved football. He'd been a young talented player but dad had stopped him as dad wanted him to be engineer."
1457 TAX EVASION TRIAL:
BBC Sports News correspondent James Pearce on Twitter:
"The prosecution case has closed and Milan Mandaric has taken the stand to begin giving evidence in his defence. Mandaric began talking about his early years. Born in Croatia in 1938, he said he hid with his family for four years in mountains during war."
1447 GARY SPEED INQUEST: Louise Speed
, wife of the former Leeds, Everton, Newcastle and Bolton midfielder, tells the hearing his job strained their marriage and they had an "exchange of words" the night before he died.
BBC News reports
Mrs Speed said her husband did not leave a suicide note.
1442 GARY SPEED INQUEST:
Warrington Coroner's Court hears Speed
had a text conversation with his wife four days before his death about taking his life.
1437 GARY SPEED INQUEST:
The doctor for the Wales national football team tells the inquest into the death of manager Gary Speed
that he showed no signs of stress and depression,
reports BBC News.
1433 RUGBY UNION:
Jack Palmer on Twitter
"Chris Robshaw has one cap for England. Surely he needs more experience playing for his country? Big step. Big call Lancaster."
Spain will begin their Davis Cup
defence against Kazakhstan with a new-look team missing Rafael Nadal. New captain Alex Corretja has picked 11th-ranked Nicolas Almagro, Marcel Granollers, former number one Juan Carlos Ferrero and Marc Lopez.
1414 CRICKET: England Under 19s
have beaten their Bangladeshi counterparts by 28 runs in a one-day international. England made 195-8 before bowling out their hosts for 167 in Sylhet.
Bolton have rejected a bid from Premier League rivals Sunderland for club captain Kevin Davies.
It is understood talks are ongoing between the two clubs.
BBC Sportsound on Twitter:
"Hearts' Scotland Under-21 goalkeeper Mark Ridgers
has signed a new two-year contract, tying him to the Tynecastle club until the end of season 2013/14."
1349 RUGBY UNION:
Mark Hobbs on Twitter:
"Excellent to hear Chris Robshaw is the man to lead England. Inspirational for Harlequins and sure he can do it for his country."
Wolves manager Mick McCarthy
has dismissed rumours linking Republic of Ireland striker Kevin Doyle with a move to Everton, reports
BBC Radio 5 live's
Pat Murphy. "I'd be crackers to even start thinking about it. It's not happening - end of story," said McCarthy.
1339 RUGBY UNION:
Former England centre Jeremy Guscott
believes new captain Chris Robshaw is the right man for the job. He told BBC Sport: "Robshaw is captain of a Quins side that is top of the Premiership, has a good work ethic and is playing with skill and ambition. Lancaster believes some of the philosophy of that side - mostly the ambition - can be transferred to England."
The Court of Arbitration for Sport plans to publish its verdict in the doping case of 2010 Tour de France winner Alberto Contador
on 6 February. Three-times Tour winner Contador is facing a two-year ban
for testing positive for clenbuterol during his 2010 victory.
The date will be confirmed by the CAS at the end of this week.
Aberdeen have completed the signing of Dundee midfielder
34. The former Cardiff man has now joined the Pittodrie club on an 18-month deal. Aberdeen chief executive Duncan Fraser told the club's website: "They were desperate to keep Gavin, but, when it was obvious he wanted to come to Aberdeen, they were first class in making sure there were no unnecessary delays." Rae is cup-tied for Saturday's tie with Queen of the South.
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Manchester City welcome back captain Vincent Kompany
, who his manager Roberto Mancini calls one of the best defenders in Europe. The Belgian international returns after being given a four-match ban for a two-footed challenge on Manchester United winger Nani. "Vinny is an important defender for us, a leader," said Mancini. He is a strong defender and has improved a lot in the last two to three years. He is one of the best in Europe."
1314 RUGBY UNION:
Bath signed a new three-year contract with their England full-back
"This is where my home is, and I love being involved with a club that has huge ambitions to win trophies both in England and in Europe. I have real faith in the team we are building here, and I feel that in the coming years we will have trophies to prove it."
1305 RUGBY UNION:
BBC chief sports writer Tom Fordyce
on Chris Robshaw: "He didn't even make England's 30-man squad for last autumn's World Cup. With one full cap he is England's least experienced captain since uncapped Nigel Melville in 1984. His promotion is a surprise and gamble, but Robshaw has won plaudits for his leadership of
and with interim coach Stuart Lancaster picking a captain in his own short-term image this is a clear signal that the old, much-criticised regime has gone for good."
Wolves midfielder Jamie O'Hara
will play in Monday's home reserve tie with Fulham, the club have confirmed.
O'Hara has been sidelined
since undergoing a double hernia operation in early December.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish
has stressed there will be no transfers in or out the club before the window closes. "There is no-one going in or out of the club before the transfer window closes," he said.
Tottenham have that two of their young midfielders have gone out on loan until the end of the season. Tom Carroll
, 19, has joined Derby and John Bostock
, 20, has joined League One promotion chasers Sheffield Wednesday. Derby boss Nigel Clough told
"He's a highly regarded young player and we've monitored his progress for a considerable amount of time."
AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani does not expect a move for Manchester City's Carlos Tevez
to go through but was not ruling the prospect out entirely. "I truly believe there will be no surprises. But who knows? In football, anything can happen."
1241 RUGBY UNION:
Speaking about Chris Robshaw's appointment as England captain, head coach Stuart Lancaster
said: "Chris has shown with Harlequins and when I have worked with him in the Saxons that he can lead a team tactically and passionately. I know it will be a very proud moment for him, his club, family and friends when he leads England out at Murrayfield on Saturday."
1235 RUGBY UNION:
Harlequins forward Chris Robshaw
- who has only one cap - will captain England in their first two Six Nations games, England head coach Stuart Lancaster has said. Robshaw told a press conference: "I had quite a big smile on my face and took it with both arms. I am really looking forward to getting stuck in."
has extended his loan at Northampton Town by another month, reports BBC Radio Northampton. Adams arrived at Sixfields at the start of the January transfer window and has so far made five appearances for the club.
Former Force India driver
told a Munich court he had made efforts to settle a row over a nightclub brawl last year with Eric Lux, chief executive of Renault F1 team owners Genii Capital. "I did everything to try to settle this row," Sutil told the court, adding he had even offered to support a Lux charity project in Africa. Sutil is charged with causing grievous bodily harm to Lux, an executive for the Lotus (formerly Renault) team. The trial is expected to end on Tuesday.
Bolton Wanderers' 16-year-old midfielder
has been called up to the England Under-17 squad for the upcoming Algarve tournament.
Brazilian full-back Roberto Carlos, 38,
who lifted the 2002 World Cup,
on his retirement at the end of this year: "I am not going because I am injured. But I am going because my sporting career is already complete. I have been with Palmeiras, Inter, Real Madrid... I have lived everything I had to live as a player."
Former Italy striker Luca Toni,
34, has left Juventus for
Dubai's Al Nasr
in a permanent deal. He will link up in the United Arab Emirates with former Italy goalkeeper Walter Zenga, the Al Nasr coach.
1156 RUGBY UNION:
On Armitage's arrest,
England interim head coach Stuart Lancaster
said: "We take issues surrounding the behaviour of England players very seriously. High standards of behaviour are required from England players on and off the field and they also need to understand that they should not put themselves in a potentially vulnerable position or environment."
1153 RUGBY UNION:
An RFU statement says Delon Armitage
was released from the England Saxons camp following Saturday's match against the O2 Ireland Wolfhounds. It adds: "He was later arrested in Torquay on suspicion of assault following an altercation in a nightclub, interviewed and then released on police bail while inquiries continue."
1143 FORMULA ONE:
BBC Sport's chief F1 writer Andrew Benson on Twitter:
"Re doubts over Spanish GP, boss Salvador Servia tells Autosport: 'Intention, if we can, is to continue until 2020.' Servia adds there are no financial doubts over Barcelona race as long as 'the circuit is full' but adds: 'We've had a few bad years'."
Notts County striker Lee Hughes
, who was arrested last month on suspicion of sexual assault, has been charged by police, his club has said.
1135 RUGBY UNION:
London Irish full-back Delon Armitage
has been suspended from the England Saxons squad after being arrested by Devon and Cornwall Police for an alleged assault.
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1123 SKI JUMPING:
Switzerland's four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann
confirms he will bid for more glory at the 2014 Sochi Games. "I already made the decision at the start of the summer but I still needed a little time before making a public announcement," said the 30-year-old.
Brazilian full-back Roberto Carlos
a 2002 World Cup winner,
says he will hang up his boots at the end of this year. He will continue to work behind the scenes at his Russian Premier League club Anzhi Makhachkala.
BBC Sport's David Ornstein on Twitter:
agent tells me no interest from any Premier League club this window. Staying at Rennes but will consider move after Euro 2012."
Championship side Brighton have signed Wales striker Sam Vokes
on loan from Wolves until the end of the season. The 22-year-old, who watched Albion's FA Cup win over Newcastle on Saturday, could make his debut in Tuesday's trip to derby rivals Crystal Palace. "Sam is a traditional centre-forward, physically strong, and the type we feel will complement the strikers we have here,"
manager Gus Poyet told the club's official website.
BBC Scotland's Liam McLeod on Twitter:
"Scottish Premier League side Dundee United have signed Slovakian forward Milos Lacny
from Sparta Prague on a 12-month deal. It is a 12-month loan deal but United have first option to buy the player at the end of that agreement."
Argentine legend Diego Maradona
is reportedly among the candidates to take over as coach of the United Arab Emirates national team. Yousuf Al Serkal, chairman of the UAE's Football Association interim committee, has been quoted as saying Maradona is on a short list of three candidates. Maradona has
coached Dubai-based Al Wasl since last year.
Yusef Bham on Twitter:
"Been a pretty dull transfer window thus far. Highlights of it being the return of Scholes and Henry."
BBC Football's Juliette Ferrington talked to Wigan manager Roberto Martinez about striker Hugo Rodallega's
future and revealed the player, out of contract in the summer, may move before deadline day.
"Martinez says Victor Moses "is not for sale," but isn't ruling out the possibility that Rodallega will leave @LaticsOfficial in next 24hrs."
The Asian Football Confederation has urged Fifa to approve a headscarf with safety features for use by Islamic female players. Iran's team forfeited a 2012 Olympic women's qualifier against Jordan in June because the players refused to play without the hijabs. AFC acting chief Zhang Jilong
said: "I have personally seen the new designs with a Velcro joined at the neck, which releases if the headscarf is pulled, ensuring the player's safety." Since the ban, Fifa last year extended the safety rule to include neck warmers.
Ukraine international goalkeeper Olexandr Rybka
has been banned for two years by Uefa after testing positive for a prohibited diuretic last year, the club said on Monday. The 24-year-old failed a doping test following a league game against FC Karpaty on November 27 after Uefa representatives paid an unscheduled visit to Shakhtar's training camp a few days later.
Midfielder Frank Lampard
is rated 50-50 for Chelsea's league game at Swansea tomorrow. He missed
Saturday's 1-0 FA Cup win at QPR
and may return in place of Ramires, who could face three to four weeks on the sidelines with medial ligament damage. John Obi Mikel (hamstring) remains out, while Didier Drogba and Salomon Kalou are still on
African Cup of Nations
Midfielder James Morrison
told the Express & Star that West Brom's hierarchy are
failing to build on the club's league success.
He said: "This club can go places but it doesn't build. We just settle for being in the Premier League and I believe with the group of players we've got we can kick on."
West Brom manager Roy Hodgson has defended making sweeping changes for
Saturday's FA Cup 2-1 defeat to Norwich
ahead of two league games in 72 hours. He said: "When people look back at my time at Fulham, they don't remember the two quarter-finals and the replay that one of them went to - they remember where we finished in the league."
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BBC Sport's Ollie Williams on Twitter:
"Today, Holly Bleasdale gets her sticky mitts (she uses carpet adhesive for grip) on new 15cm-longer pole. Perhaps even higher vaulting soon."
0839 FOOTBALL: Argentine legend Hernan Crespo
leads a host of semi-retired world stars to be auctioned on Monday to play in a new football tournament in India, organisers said. Six 'icon' players including Crespo and Italy's World Cup-winning captain Fabio Cannavaro will be picked by five franchises to play alongside local players over seven weeks. Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires of France, Jay Jay Okocha of Nigeria, ex-Argentina captain Juan Pablo Sorin and Robbie Fowler of England will also compete.
0830 CRICKET: Shaun Marsh
is dropped from Australia's squad for the first three matches of
the tri-nations limited-overs series against India and Sri Lanka.
Marsh, who has struggled for form since rejoining the Test side following injury, makes way for Queensland batsman Peter Forrest, who will make his international debut. Paceman Ryan Harris was also picked in the 14-man squad, while Matthew Wade replaces the rested Brad Haddin behind the stumps.
0825 GOLF: Brandt Snedeker
beats fellow American Kyle Stanley in a play-off
to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on Sunday.
Stanley was three strokes clear playing the 72nd hole on the challenging South Course, but ran up an ugly triple-bogey. He then missed a five-foot par putt at the second extra hole to hand Snedeker the title.
Asian soccer's acting president urges the sport's rule-makers to change the laws to permit women to wear a headscarf in official matches. China's Zhang Jilong
reiterated the Asian Football Confederation's favourable stance ahead of an International Football Association Board (IFAB) review in March.
"I think it is in the interests of women's football worldwide. I have personally seen the new designs with a Velcro joined at the neck, which releases if the headscarf is pulled, ensuring the player's safety."
0805 RUGBY UNION: Gloucester0800:
announce a new two-year contract for their
back-row forward Matt Cox.
The 23-year-old, who moved to Kingsholm from Worcester in 2010, is a former England sevens and under-20 international.
Good morning and welcome to Sportsday Live on Monday 30 January. We open with three stories from
today's gossip column.
have made a cheeky loan bid for Manchester City's want-away striker Carlos Tevez
Several Premier League clubs have been put on red alert after Lille's Belgian star Eden Hazard
, 21, admitted he wants a summer move to England
QPR boss Mark Hughes has set his sights on Spurs centre-back Sebastien Bassong and Wigan striker Hugo Rodallega in a last-minute spending spree