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Summary

  1. Benjamin Mendy signs for Manchester City for £52m
  2. Chelsea's Pedro suffers multiple face fractures during Arsenal friendly
  3. Four England cricketers named in team of the year for Women's World Cup
  4. Latest football gossip and transfer news
  5. Get involved: #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Libby Dawes and Caroline Chapman

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Thanks for joining us today you lot.

    Join us tomorrow for more footy gossip and the latest confirmed signings.

    There have been a grand total of one today. It can only get busier.

  2. McIntosh takes gold

    Shooting

    Scotland has a new shooting champion!

    Jennifer McIntosh has won gold in 50m rifle prone at the European Shooting Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan.

    The 26-year-old from Edinburgh accumulated a score of 619.1 in Monday's final.

    Jennifer McIntosh
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    Simon Atkins: £52m for a LB who has never played outside of the French leagues. Ridiculously over inflated for someone unproven in the Premier League.

    He has got a lot to prove then?

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    Robert Hinchcliffe: £201.5m so far from City with probably more to come. I assume UEFA have just quietly brushed 'financial fair play' under the carpet then?

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    Michael Friisfalse: I remember when full backs used to cost £5.2m...

    Simpler times Michael...

  6. Post update

    Just going to share some of the best reactions to Man City's £52m signing of Benjamin Mendy.....

  7. On this day... in 2014

    Triathlon

    Brothers Alastair and Jonny Brownlee finished first and second for England in the Commonwealth Games men's triathlon in Glasgow.

    Alastair and Jonny Brownlee
  8. Schindler to stay with Huddersfield

    Football

    Huddersfield Town defender Christopher Schindler has signed a new three-year deal, with the option of an extra year.

    You may remember the German 27-year-old as the player who scored the winning penalty for the Terriers, which got them promoted to the Premier League via the Championship play-off final.

    Schindler joined the Terriers from 1860 Munich in June 2016 for a then club-record fee of £1.8m.

    Christopher Schindler
  9. Wilshere's future

    Latest gossip

    The Daily Mail are reporting that Turkish side Antalyaspor have made a move to sign Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, but the club president says Arsenal "want a lot" for the player.

    Read all about it

    Jack Wilshere
  10. 'We’ll be with him every step of the way'

    Football

    Middlesbrough academy player Anthony Renton has been diagnosed with leukaemia.

    The 18-year-old defender, who signed his first professional deal at the Riverside in April 2017, has been admitted to the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle for treatment.

    "We were all saddened and shocked to the hear news about Anthony," said manager Garry Monk.

    "He's got our full support and we'll be with him every step of the way."

    Anthony Renton
  11. Para-athletics back in London?

    Athletics

    The World Para-Athletics Championships in London was a huge success for the city. The event sold more tickets than the previous eight championships combined.

    And England's capital could be playing host again in 2019.

    UK Athletics chairman Richard Bowker says "that there is the will to make it happen" and the authorities are already in discussions.

    Britain finished with their best medals tally for 19 years this year, collecting 39 in total - including 18 golds.

    Athletics
  12. England's 'watershed' moment

    Cricket

    England captain and World Cup winner Heather Knight has proudly been showing off the trophy her team picked up yesterday.

    She spoke to BBC Sport about what their triumph means for the sport.

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    Video caption: Winning the World Cup is a 'watershed' moment - England captain Knight
  13. Why is Nicola thinking about David?

    #GetInspired

    Boxer Nicola Adams is taking part in the RideLondon cycling event this weekend, but how much does the Leeds lass know about the capital?

    We put her to the test with a quick-fire quiz...

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    Video caption: Beckham on a boat? Nicola Adams' RideLondon quiz

    The RideLondon event takes place over three days from 28-30 July.

    You can find details of the BBC's live coverage of the event here, while the BBC Sport website will feature live text commentary of the RideLondon 100 and 46 races and the men's elite London-Surrey Classic from 10:00 BST.

  14. Manchester > LA

    Mendy signs for Manchester City

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  15. The Women's World Cup team of the year

    Cricket

    Four England players make the list, while India's Mithali Raj is named captain.

    Tamsin Beaumont (England) – 410 runs

    Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa) – 324 runs

    Mithali Raj (captain) (India) – 409 runs

    Ellyse Perry (Australia) – 404 runs and nine wickets

    Sarah Taylor (wicketkeeper) (England) – 396 runs, four catches and two stumpings

    Harmanpreet Kaur (India) – 359 runs and five wickets

    Deepti Sharma (India) – 216 runs and 12 wickets

    Marizanne Kapp (South Africa) – 13 wickets

    Dane van Niekerk (South Africa) – 99 runs and 15 wickets

    Anya Shrubsole (England) – 12 wickets

    Alex Hartley (England) – 10 wickets

    Natalie Sciver (12th) (England) – 369 runs and seven wickets

    Tammy Beaumont
  16. On this day... in 2000

    Football

    Portugal midfielder Luis Figo, became the world's most expensive footballer when he joined Real Madrid for £37million from Barcelona.

    Luis Figo
  17. Post update

    Benjamin Mendy has a sizeable following on Twitter with 238,000 followers and 463,000 on Instagram - he is a big fan of a cryptic post...

    On the 11th July, he posted this picture with the caption, "See you soon".

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    Ok, not that cryptic.

  18. Splashing the cash

    Football

    The total spend for Manchester City so far this summer...£201.5m

    • Kyle Walker (Tottenham) - £45m
    • Bernardo Silva (Monaco) - £43m
    • Ederson Moraes (Benfica) - £35m
    • Danilo (Real Madrid) - £26.5m
    • Benjamin Mendy (Monaco) - £52m
  19. "We will be successful”

    Football

    “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester City,” Mendy told the club's official website.

    "They are one of Europe’s leading Clubs and in Pep Guardiola they have a manager committed to playing attacking football. I am sure that over the next few years we will be successful.”

    Check out the player in his new club colours...

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