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Summary

  1. Build-up to Arsenal v Sunderland & Man City v West Brom
  2. Bedene (approx 15:30 BST) & Murray (20:00) on court in Rome
  3. Konta beats 6-3 6-0 Putintseva in Rome
  4. Geraint Thomas continues in Giro d'Italia
  5. IOC in Paris before making 2024 decision
  6. GET INVOLVED: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Louise Gwilliam and Mike Henson

All times stated are UK

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  1. Ciao!

    That's it from us today.

    Thank you for all your contributions to our club legends debate - we've had hundreds of candidates.

    As for the Rome Masters tennis, you can check the BBC Sport website later for the result of Bedene against Djokovic.

    Bedene is holding his own in the first set - it's 5-5 in that one at the moment.

    And don't forget - Andy Murray is in action from 20:00 BST against Fabio Fognini.

  2. Get Involved - your club legends

    #bbcsportsday and 81111 on text

    Roy Sproson
    Image caption: Roy Sproson played for and managed Port Vale

    Peter Mellor: Roy Sproson, Port Vale. A one-club man, holds the appearance record for Vale with 837 starts Played in FA Cup semi-final.

    Alex Smith: Jamie Carragher was solid at the back gave everything for the club never replaced since the day he retired. 

    Matt B: Leicester City legend currently has to be Andy King. 300+ app and winners medals for prem, championship & lge1. Only man to do it! 

    Dan Twiglet: So many to choose from so going outside the box- Solskjaer, Best super sub ever, all round goal scorer and legend.

  3. Djokovic and Bedene level in Rome

    Bedene 3-4 Djokovic

    Djokovic is being made to work for this.

    Bedene holds his serve to make it 3-3, then pushes the world number two to deuce.

    The Serbian capitalises on an unforced error from Aljaz Bedene - who sends his forehand long - to take a slight lead.

    But Bedene is not going away. He sees off a service game to love.

    This looks like it could be a tight one.

  4. Gopperth and Launchbury on player prize list

    Rugby union

    Gopperth

    Premiership table-toppers Wasps are represented by Jimmy Gopperth and Joe Launchbury on the shortlist for the Premiership player of the year award.

    Northampton number eight Louis Picamoles - who has been linked with a return to his homeland with Top 14 club Montpellier - and Saracens' player of the year Michael Rhodes are also included.

    Newcastle back row Mark Wilson and Exeter wing Olly Woodburn complete the six-man shortlist.

  5. Van Dijk heads list of Chelsea targets

    Football

    Virgil van Dijk

    Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is a man in demand.

    The 25-year-old Netherlands international has been heavily linked with a move to either Manchester City or Liverpool and now it seems champions Chelsea have come to the party.

    The Independent says that Antonio Conte has identified Van Dijk as the man to strengthen his defence.

    Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is also mentioned as an attacking reinforcement.

  6. Djokovic leads in Rome

    *Bedene 2-3 Djokovic

    Novak Djokovic, after that slightly slow start, has found his rhythm and leads 3-2.

    The first two games went against serve but both players seem to have settled and it's back with serve.

    *denotes next server.

  7. Get Involved - your club legends

    #bbcsportsday and 81111 on text

    SMS Message: My club AFC Bournemouth legend Steve Fletcher, played over 700 games after signing from Hartlepool when he was 19. Scored the goal against Grimsby to keep us in the football league in 2008, now assists Eddie Howe on the coaching staff, a really fantastic guy, affection ally known as Super Fletch. from Paul in Bournemouth
    Paul in Bournemouth
  8. Bayern 'to sue' over Kimmich report

    Football

    Kimmich

    There are transfer denials and there are transfer denials Bayern Munich style.

    Earlier today the Stuttgarter-Zeitung newspaper claimed that 22-year-old midfielder Joshua Kimmich was going to leave Bayern Munich for either Red Bull Leipzig or Manchester City as he was dissatisfied with the amount of time he was spending on the bench with Carlo Ancelotti in charge.

    Bayern Munich have been straight back at them. Chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge called the report, "a monstrous lie" with a statement adding that the club was taking immediate legal action. 

  9. Djokovic breaks back

    Bedene 1-1 Djokovic

    But the Brit can't hold his serve.

    Djokovic turns on the aggression in the second game and strikes a powerful forehand winner to break back.

    Decent game so far.

  10. Get Involved - your club legends

    #bbcsportsday and 81111 on text

    Jon Flanagan
    Image caption: Jon Flanagan has spent this season on-loan at Burnley

    Peter Blow: Lucas Radebe. Leeds legend. Voluntarily renegotiated his contract on relegation to reduce his own wages.

    Colin Bundred: Alfie must be Jon Flanagan's dad! He might turn out to be a decent player, but legend??

    Jon Flanagan is really dividing opinion here.

    Yash, Manchester: Jon Flanagan could easily be a consistent starter next season with brilliant speed and awareness on the pitch. Next Liverpool Legend.

    Max: Big fan on Jon Flanagan myself. I personally think he's very underrated, shows so much passion.  

  11. Bedene breaks Djokovic

    Bedene 1-0 Djokovic

    And Aljaz Bedene is off to the perfect start in Rome.

    He breaks Novak Djokovic in the first game of the match.

    The Brit has a 100% record on break points so far - one from one - with his service game to come.

  12. Mazzarri keeping positive

    Football

    Watford

    Walter Mazzarri

    Manager Walter Mazzarri says he is looking to the future with Watford despite reports that he could be out of a job at Vicarage Road.

    "There were some positives and some not so, but it was a good game and we are still evaluating for next season," said the 55-year-old Italian after a 4-3 defeat by Chelsea last night.

    "The most positive thing is that we had 40 points with six games remaining and many injuries."

    Watford are still five points short of the total amassed under Mazzarri's predecessor Quique Sanchez Flores last term.

  13. Bedene v Djokovic

    Rome Masters

    Aljaz Bedene

    Aljaz Bedene and Novak Djokovic are out on court warming up for their second round tie in Rome.

    We'll bring you updates as the Briton attemps to conquer the world number two.

    Qualifier Bedene, 27, is looking to continue his fine form on clay.

    He won twice in qualifiying and was leading Gianluca Mager in the first round when the Italian retired with an injury.  

    Stay tuned.

  14. We don't feel like champions - Zidane

    Football

    Zidane

    Manager Zinedine Zidane says that his Real Madrid team need to keep focused on the prize as they close in on their first La Liga title since 2012.

    They need four points from trips to Celta Vigo and Malaga to be sure of beating Barcelona to trophy.

    "We don't feel like champions. We're not going to relax. We've not won anything yet," Zidane said.

    "It'll be difficult because Celta are a good team. We know that they're a good opponent and it'll be difficult, just like it was against Sevilla and will be against Malaga." 

     "I can assure you we need to maintain our focus."

  15. Dumoulin takes overall lead

    Giro d'Italia 2017 - Stage 10

    A massive ride from Dutch cyclist Tom Dumoulin who takes the lead in the stage 10 time trial with a time of 50 minutes and 37 seconds.

    He comes home 49 seconds quicker than Team Sky's Geraint Thomas, who stays second in the time trial.  

    Dumoulin will take the stage win, but not only that, he moves into the overall lead and will take the pink jersey off Colombia's Nairo Quintana's back.  

  16. Making a name of his own

    Football

    Bebeto

    Remember Romario, Bebeto and Mazinho rocking the cradle in celebration at the 1994 World Cup?

    Well, the child whose birth they were celebrating has just joined Sporting Lisbon.

    Mattheus Oliveira, son of Bebeto and a 22-year-old midfielder, has signed from Estoril.

    View more on twitter

    He still has a bit of catching up to do with Mazinho's kids though.

    The former Vasco da Gama man is father to Bayern Munich metronome Thiago Alcantara and Barcelona midfielder Rafinha.

  17. Surface issues

    Tennis

    All does not seem well on one of the Rome Masters' second stages.

    It seems that the court surface was causing some problems during Alexander Zverev's three-set win over Kevin Anderson earlier today.

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  18. Get Involved - your club legends

    #bbcsportsday and 81111 on text

    Kenny Dalglish
    Image caption: King Kenny

    Brendan Murphy: Kenny Dalglish. Our best ever player, a successful manager and still an advocate and supporter of everyone affected by Hillsborough. 

    Daniel: Juninho will always be a Boro legend, one of the most talented players to wear the shirt and he genuinely cared about the club. 

    Matthew Marsh: Chris Wilder from Sheffield United. Fan, ball boy, player, mgr. See any number of chest pounding videos for pure passion!! UTB.

  19. Thomas leads time trial

    Giro d'Italia 2017 - Stage 10

    Team Sky's Geraint Thomas has set the fastest time of the day so far in the 39.8km trial from Foligno to Montefalco.

    After yesterday’s second rest day, Thomas set a time of 51 minutes and 26 seconds - a leads of seven seconds over second-place Quick-Step Floors rider Bob Jungels.

    179 rides have competed the individual time trial so far.

    The Welshman crashed heavily on Sunday and his hopes of winning the race were dealt a huge blow when he was caught in a pile-up involving a police motorbike. 

  20. Update from Rome

    Bedene v Djokovic

    The game between David Goffin and Fernando Verdasco has gone to a third set, so Britain's Aljaz Bedene must wait a little longer before facing Novak Djokovic.

    That one is looking like a 16:00 BST start or later.

    Maria Sharapova then faces Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on the same court in the women's draw, before world number one Andy Murray takes to the stage against Fabio Fognini.

    Murray will get under way around 20:00 BST.