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Summary

  1. Updates from Paralympics throughout the day
  2. World record for Dame Sarah Storey who is chasing record 12th gold
  3. World record and guaranteed medal for Megan Giglia
  4. 11 Premier League news conferences today
  5. Get Involved: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Kris Holland and Emlyn Begley

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    That is all for another Sportsday. Join us for more live Rio Paralympics updates later.

  2. Storey set for 12th Paralympic title

    Rio 2016 Paralympics

    The 38-year-old will be going for gold at 21:12 BST.

  3. GB dominate in win over Algeria

    Rio 2016 Paralympics

    Nick Hope

    BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

    GB Paralympics

    GB men narrowly miss out on bringing up three figures, but they won't mind because it was an absolute power-play performance. They just didn't give Algeria as much as a sniff in their 93-32 win.

    This result will give them a lot of confidence and there is enough talent in the squad to think they could push for the podium in Rio having finished an agonising fourth at London 2012.

    Tougher tests are ahead for the European champions, but Iran tomorrow should be another straight forward encounter.

  4. Who will win clash of Old Firm enforcers?

    Celtic v Rangers (Sat, 12:00 BST)

    Scott Brown and Joey Barton

    Ever since Joey Barton put pen to paper at Ibrox in the summer, the clocks started ticking towards Old Firm day.

    Not just to Celtic versus Rangers and the craziness of the fixture but to the drama within the drama, the individual battle between Barton and the man Barton has sought to wind-up, Celtic captain Scott Brown.

    Barton had barely set foot in Scotland when he started to taunt his counterpart in the Celtic team.

    Off the field, Barton has been his roguish self. On the field? He's been like a different person. Diminished, ineffective, almost harmless.

    Read more here.

    Choose your combined Old Firm XI here.

    Predict the result here.

  5. Ilkay's settling in...

    Football

  6. Another GB medal...

    Elizabeth Hudson

    BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

    GB are guaranteed a fourth medal later this evening after Steve Bate and Adam Duggleby, cheered on by their friends and family, overcame a false start to reach the final of the men’s B 4000m individual pursuit in a new world record of four minutes 8.146 seconds.

    It's a massive moment for the pair and they will have plenty of support again later for the final against the Netherlands.

  7. On this day...

    In 2010, John Higgins was banned from snooker for six months and fined £75,000 after he admitted breaching rules around betting. 

    The Scot had been suspended pending an investigation into allegations of frame-throwing. Higgins was cleared of match-fixing allegations.

    John Higgins
  8. Happy birthday

    Chris Latham (rugby union). The former Australia winger, turns 41.

    Simon Danielli (rugby union). The former Ulster and Scotland winger, is 37.

    Morten Gamst Pedersen (football). The Tromso and Norway midfielder formerly of Blackburn, is celebrating his 35th birthday today.

    Vitaly Petrov (motor racing). The Former Caterham and Renault Formula One driver, is 32.

    Joao Moutinho (football). The Portugal and Monaco midfielder, turns 30 today.

    Gylfi Sigurdsson (football). The Iceland and Swansea midfielder, is celebrating his 27th birthday today.

    Gylfi Sigurdsson
  9. GB take commanding lead

    Rio 2016 Paralympics

    Nick Hope

    BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

    Three-time reigning European champions GB led by 20 points over Algeria after two quarters and continue to look strong with joint captain Terry Bywater and Ian Sagar particularly impressive!

    Earlier it was then over to the halftime performers...who were pulling off moves even double Olympic champion Max Whitlock would have been impressed by...

    GB Basketball

    It's currently 45-27 to Great Britain in the fourth quarter.  

  10. A Paralympic rivalry

    BBC Sport's Ed Harry explores the rivalry between T54 Swiss Paralympian Manuela Schar and her American rival Tatyana McFadden.

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    Video caption: Rio Paralympics 2016: Manuela Schär hopes to rival Tatyana McFadden
  11. GB's Kinghorn progresses in T53 100m

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    Britain's Sammi Kinghorn is safely through to the women's T53 100m final later tonight as China's Lisha Huang set a new world record in the heats.  

    After a slip at the start from Kinghorn, Huang was able to push clear, crossing the line in 16.19 seconds, with Kinghorn chasing her down to finish in 17.01. 

    "The nerves were really high but it was incredible to be in a world record race but I think I can go faster," said Kinghorn.

    The final will take place at 22:54 BST. 

  12. 'Decent crowd in the velodrome'

    Elizabeth Hudson

    BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

    I can see Dame Sarah Storey warming down in the middle of the track area here.

    She will not let anything distract her from the job in hand and decided not to do any media interviews until after the final.

    The 38-year-old waved happily to the crowd after setting that superb time - daughter Louisa and husband Barney are also in Rio - but she knows she will have to do it all again later.

    Speaking of the crowd, there are plenty in here, despite the lack of Brazilian riders, and they are showing their appreciation!

  13. Bauer wins stage five

    Tour of Britain

    Jack Bauer won the fifth stage of the Tour of Britain in an exciting sprint finish in Bath.

    The New Zealander, riding for Cannondale-Drapac, beat Frenchman Amael Moinard and Britain's Erick Rowsell on the 194.5km stage.

    Yellow jersey holder Julien Vermote retained his six-second overall lead in the race, which finishes on Sunday.

    Read more.

  14. FFP rules 'create bigger divide'

    Football

    Financial Fair Play (FFP) has created a bigger divide in football since its inception in 2012, according to economists at a university in Germany.

    Uefa introduced FFP regulations with an aim to "improve the overall financial health of European club football".

    Economists studied activity in England, France, Germany, Italy and Spain for a decade to determine FFP's impact.

    Their study says barriers to investors proves a "disadvantage to smaller clubs" and creates less competition.

    Read more here.

  15. 'Cardiff would not exist without Tan'

    Cardiff City would not exist without owner Vincent Tan, says chairman Mehmet Dalman.

    Dalman denied that Tan is ''asset stripping'' and losing interest in the Championship club. 

    'Without Vincent we definitely would not exist. Without him pumping money in every year in double digits (millions), this club would not exist," Dalman said.

  16. Burnley v Hull: A sibling rivalry

    Burnley v Hull (Sat, 15:00 BST)

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    Video caption: Burnley's Keane on sibling rivalry

    Burnley defender Michael Keane reveals what it is like to play against his brother, Hull striker Will, with the two former Manchester United players set to face each other on Saturday.  

  17. 'GB flags out in force'

    Rio 2016 Paralympics

    Nick Hope

    BBC Sport's Paralympics reporter in Rio

    GB Basketball

    As expected the medal-hunting British men are making light work of their clash with Algeria and lead 23-10 after the first quarter of their Rio Paralympic opener.

    Ok, so there are huge amount of empty seats in the venue today, but it must be remembered that we also saw that during the London 2012 group games.

    I think it's easily forgotten that not every event four years ago was a sell-out, but it's great to see so many GB flags out in force!

  18. Lochte suspended for 10 months

    Ryan Lochte has been banned for 10 months by US Swimming and the US Olympic Committee after the 32-year-old said he and three team-mates were held up at a petrol station during a night out. 

    However, police questioned the account after CCTV footage showed the group had vandalised the petrol station. 

    US Swimming and the US Olympic Committee have also banned the three other swimmers who were involved - Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen - for four months.

  19. Bolt salutes Paralympic athletes

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  20. BreakingLochte suspension confirmed

    American swimmer Ryan Lochte has been banned from the sport for 10 months by US Swimming and the US Olympic Committee over his false robbery claims at the Rio Olympics.