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Summary

  1. Premier League conferences
  2. Updates from Ladies Day at Aintree
  3. Masters 2nd round: Garcia birdies first three holes
  4. Davis Cup latest: GB 0-1 France
  5. 'Alexis Sanchez wants to stay at Arsenal'
  6. GET INVOLVED: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Ellie Thomason and Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye

    Aintree

    That's your lot from us. Let the weekend begin! 

    We'll have live Masters coverage here until the end of the second round. You can also watch Leicester Riders v Sheffield Sharks on Connected TV and here  from 19:30 BST.

    There's also one Championship fixture, where Brighton can return to the top of the Championship if they win away at QPR. You can follow the action from that one here at 19:15 BST.

    We'll be back on Monday for more Sportsday fun.

    Until then, cheerio.

  2. The Jill Ellis interview

    Jill Ellis

    Read this great interview with the World Cup-winning US women's coach who "never wanted to coach"

    Find it here.

  3. Ladies Day gallery

    Aintree racegoers
    Image caption: Any luck?
    Aintree racegoers
    Image caption: There were some stylish racegoers about at Aintree...
    Aintree racegoers
    Image caption: ... and some fancy hats
    Robbie Power on Fox Norton
    Image caption: Robbie Power on Fox Norton celebrates winning the Melling Chase on Fox Norton
    Aintree racegoers
    Image caption: At the end of the day, if you can't beat 'em join 'em
  4. Barca blow

    Midfielder Rafinha, who has scored seven goals in 28 games for Barcelona this season, will be out for four months after knee surgery.

  5. Want a shirt from 'The Beast'?

    Football

    View more on twitter

    Just take a photo of you holding a giant sign asking for one, and hey presto!

  6. Controversy and prohibited items - Sport quiz of the week

    Sports quiz

    Sport quiz of the week

    What decision should the referee have made at Newcastle this week? What are you not allowed to bring into The Masters? Test yourself with BBC Sport and A Question of Sport's weekly quiz here .

  7. Masters latest

    Sergio Garcia

    Spain's Sergio Garcia is on -4 after birdies on the first three holes.

    He is four behind American Charley Hoffman, who now leads on -8.

    It's hotting up at Augusta.

    Live coverage here.

  8. South Shields sell 9,000 tickets for Wembley trip

    Football

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    19,000 tickets have been sold for the Non-League finals day at Wembley on Sunday 21 March, according to the Non League Paper's Matt Badcock.

    Northern League side South Shields have sold 9,000 of them.

    They face Cleethorpes Town in the FA Vase final, on the same day Macclesfield Town face York City in the FA Trophy final.

  9. Meet the three-year-old announcer

    Football

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    Three-year-old Everton fan Elijah will get the chance to be the pitch announcer at Goodison Park this weekend. 

  10. Brown: 'I'm available for Scotland'

    Scott Brown

    Scott Brown has told BBC Sport he is willing and ready to play for Scotland in the World Cup qualifier against England in June.

    The Celtic captain has yet to hold talks with Scotland coach Gordon Strachan, but hopes to be selected.

    Brown announced his  international retirement  last August amid injury concerns but returned in November.

    More here.

  11. Ultragold wins the Topham

    Horse Racing

    Ultragold, a 50-1 shot, wins the Topham Handicap Chase to follow up victory in the Melling Chase for trainer Colin Tizzard.

    Harry Cobden, just 18, was taking his first trip over the Grand National fences.

    He goes on Just A Par tomorrow in the Grand National.

  12. Alistair Brownlee set for half-Ironman

    Triathlon

    Brownlee

    Double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee will take part in the 70.3 Gran Canaria race as part of a move towards long-distance triathlons.

    The 28-year-old, gold medallist in 2012 and 2016, will take part in the race over half-Ironman distance on 22 April.

    "It's no secret that I am going to spend a couple of years racing some different distances," said Brownlee.

    "I'm really looking forward to preparing for some longer distance races and competing at them."

  13. 'Merit' in plans for a Women's GB team at the 2020 Olympics

    Football

    GB women

    Chief executive Jonathan Ford says the Football Association of Wales (FAW) can see merit in a GB women's football team competing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

    Talks are continuing between the English, Northern Irish, Scottish and Welsh Football Associations.

    Ford expects a decision 'within six months' with the FAW softening its previous opposition to the plan.

    "From a football merit basis, we can see the merits more than we did in the past," Ford told BBC Radio Wales.

  14. On this day

    Tennis

    2007: Greg Rusedski announced his retirement from tennis following his Davis Cup doubles victory for Great Britain alongside Jamie Murray against Holland.

    Jamie Murray and Greg Rusedski
  15. Can Dame Judi land Aintree success?

    Horse racing

    Ahead of Saturday's Grand National, jockeys will get a final chance to ride over the fences in the Randox Health Topham Handicap Chase (16:05).

    A field of 30 go to post, including the Paul Nicholls-trained As De Mee, who won December's Grand Sefton over the fences and is part-owned by Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench, 

    Last year's winner Eastlake from the Jonjo O'Neill yard will be another strong contender.

    Dame Judi Dench
  16. Where's Poch?

    We're so used to seeing Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is those 'signing' poses.

    And wouldn't it be great to see a sci-fi film called 'Brendan 2021'.

    Suggestions for the plot? #bbcsportsday

    For those who don't know, Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has agreed to a new four-year deal.

  17. Klitschko or Klitsch-cow?

    Boxing

    Video content

    Video caption: Joshua v Klitschko: Behind-the-scenes at Wladimir's alpine training camp

    We've gone behind-the-scenes at Wladimir Klitschko's Austrian training camp, where he is preparing for his world title bout against Anthony Joshua.

  18. Kick-start your career with street cricket

    #GetInspired

    As the County Cricket season gets underway today,  England opener Haseeb Hameed gives his support to a different form of the game....

    Video content

    Video caption: Street Cricket: From tape balls to playing at the highest level

    If you want to find out more about how to get into cricket, take a look at the Get Inspired guide.