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Libby Dawes & Saj Chowdhury

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  1. Goodbye

    What a last two days!

    Thanks for reading and contributing. We will be back on Monday.

  2. Yarnold fourth after second run cancelled

    Lizzy Yarnold will be fourth overnight in the World Championships women's skeleton after after the second run results were scrapped because of heavy snow mid-race in Germany.  

  3. Yarnold goes in World Champs skeleton

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    Video caption: Lizzie Yarnold's had a change of pace - making lamp-shades

    Briton Lizzy Yarnold is currently going in the women's skeleton at the World Championships.

    She is fourth after the first of four runs.

    Watch how she does in the second run here

  4. Has he ever missed a penalty?

    Manchester City

    No. Yaya Toure has scored 14 out of the 14 penalties he has taken in competitive football.


    So it's only fitting he produces a guide of how to take the perfect spot-kick.

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  5. 'You have to be relentless'


    West Bromwich Albion

    West Brom manager Tony Pulis, on the sacking of Claudio Ranieri as Leicester boss: "You can't take your eye off the ball at this level. You have to be relentless, because it's such a difficult league. But I am really disappointed for him because he is a decent guy and I'm disappointed for the club in general too, they seemed so close and together like a family. 

    "With 13 matches to go, he could have had a great end to the season, and they are one game away from the Champions League quarter-finals, they could easily win that game." 

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    Ed Sharples: If Leicester had finished 17th last season Claudio Ranieri would probably still have a job. Ridiculous...

  7. On this day


    2013: Swansea beat Bradford 5-0 to win the League Cup final at Wembley.

    Swansea City
  8. You just can't keep Sutton out of the news...

    Adam coombes

    National League side Sutton United have signed former Chelsea trainee Adam Coombes from Welling United.

    The 25-year-old striker has scored 20 goals in National League South games for the Wings this season.

    He has netted a further seven times in three FA Cup games, including six goals in one game against Swindon Supermarine in the third qualifying round.

  9. Compton signs new Middlesex deal

    Nick Compton

    England batsman Nick Compton signs an extension to his Middlesex which will keep him at the county until the end of the 2018 season.

    The 33-year-old took a  six-week break from the game  last summer after a disappointing Test series against Sri Lanka.

    "Nick had a difficult season in 2016, but he remains a high-quality player," managing director of cricket Angus Fraser said.

    "He is fit and still has an extremely strong desire to score runs, and to contribute to the success of Middlesex."

    The right-hander scored just 51 runs in five innings against Sri Lanka, and has not added to his 16 Test caps since that series ended.

    Read more here

  10. 'The lunatics are running the asylum'


    Aston Villa

    Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce, on the sacking of Claudio Ranieri as Leicester manager: "We understand as managers now that we are the whipping boys. I'm scratching my head, like everyone else is, asking myself how someone who delivered the finest achievement in football last year, could now be sacked. We're talking about Leicester here.

    "The lunatics are running the asylum. It's a harsh and brutal world we work in today. A manager's lifespan is probably now about a year. It's baffling, and morally wrong."

  11. On this day


    2015: Chris Gayle became the first person to score a double century in a World Cup match as he struck 16 sixes in an innings of 215 in West Indies' victory over Zimbabwe.

    Chris Gayle
  12. 'I wan't my kids to say 'wow, that's my mum'


    Lisa from the She Can Play Mums  sums up what taking part in the FA People's Cup means to her as she prepares to take part in if for the first time....

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    Video caption: This is what it means to play in the People's Cup

    Inspiring stuff - Good Luck Lisa!

    The nation's biggest free five-a-side tournament kicks off this weekend and we'll be keeping you up to date with how Lisa and more than 40,000 other people get on with our special text commentaries on Friday night (18:00-21:00 GMT), Saturday and Sunday daytime (10:00-18:00 GMT). 

    Find out all the details and, if you're taking part or going to support, how you can contribute to them  here.

  13. Get involved - when you met Claudio


    Umar Galia: Met Claudio while working in a restaurant in Leicester. Very down to earth and a great guy. Was shocked at the news.

  14. Jones on Joseph and the All Blacks

    Rugby Union

    Eddie Jones

    England coach Eddie Jones, was live on the BBC Sport Facebook page  earlier today, here he is on  dropping Jonathan Joseph:  “We wanted to look at another option at 13. We know JJ can play 13, so can Elliot Daly and we want to have three options with Ben Te’o. I seem him as both as a 12 and a 13.” 

    On whether they can beat the All Blacks: “We’re happy to play the All Blacks tomorrow. I have no doubt if we do that, we are capable of beating them. We don’t control when we play them, all we have to control is getting better and getting better every day and when we have a game.”

  15. On this day


    2010:Sachin Tendulkar broke the record for the highest individual score in a one-day international innings, scoring 200 not out against South Africa to pass Charles Coventry and Saeed Anwar's 194.

    Sachin Tendulkar
  16. Burnley sign ninth-tier striker


    Phil Shepka

    BBC Sport

    Away from Claudio Ranieri for a moment to some Premier League transfer news...

    Burnley have signed young striker Harry Limb from ninth-tier side Wisbech Town, after the 17-year-old scored 22 goals for the United Counties League Premier Division side this season.

    Limb also had a trial at Swansea City earlier this year, and although Burnley were not obliged to pay the Cambridgeshire side for the player as he was on non-contract terms, they have given a donation to the club and arranged for a "strong" XI to play Wisbech in a pre-season friendly.

    "If I'm honest with you, I thought he'd be a bit-part player this season," said Wisbech boss Dick Creasey.

    "He'd played very little men's football, but he grasped it straight away and the rest is history."

    Harry Limb
  17. On this day


    1993: England's World Cup-winning captain Bobby Moore died of cancer at the age of 51. The West Ham and Fulham defender led England 90 times and won 108 caps.

    Bobby Moore
  18. Puel targets 'fantastic' EFL Cup win



    Southampton manager Claude Puel has been speaking to the media ahead of his side's EFL Cup final with Manchester United on Sunday.

    Puel acknowledges that he owes the club's young players for the club progressing earlier in the competition. But will they play at Wembley?

    "We started this competition with young players, against Crystal Palace and Sunderland, and they did very well for us," Puel said.

    "It's a great moment for the fans, and I hope that we can give them pleasure in this game.

    "The last major trophy for the club was in 1976. It would be fantastic to take a good result."

  19. Get Involved - when you met Claudio


    Charles Brooks: I met Claudio at Leicester station. He insisted in paying for travel although train company did not want him to.

    Charles Brooks
  20. 'I felt sick last night'

    Rugby Union

    Here's more from England manager Eddie Jones on the Claudio Ranieri sacking: "When we first got together one of the things we talked about was Leicester City and what they went through last season, what we could learn from it. 

    "We put down a number of variables and we've tried to attend to them as we go along and last night was another chapter in it. 

    "I must admit I felt a bit sick hearing the news because he's such a great, honourable guy and he's done a fantastic job. The papers want to blame the players for his demise, the papers always want to have a scapegoat, but the reality is when you're successful it's a combination of players and staff working together, and when you're unsuccessful it's a combination of players and staff too."

    Claudio Ranieri