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Tragic trailblazer Fashanu honoured as homophobic United fans shamed

Fashanu will be honoured on what would have been his 59th birthday, an occasion also marked by a reminder from Manchester United that homophobia still exists in football

Serena wary of Riske factor at Wimbledon

The 37-year-old seven-time champion is moving into something resembling her best form after an unconvincing first week

‘My goal is to win Wimbledon,’ says teen Gauff after Venus shock

The teenage American, who was not even born when Williams won her first two Wimbledon singles titles, showed not an ounce of fear on Court One

United’s foundations at risk unless Solskjaer rids club of ‘weeds’

United's millionaire stars such as Paul Pogba and David de Gea put up a display described by the British press on Monday as "abject"

Peace at last between ‘Special One’ and Wenger

The 69-year-old Wenger won the award on the back of his revolutionising English football

Take a header at dementia

It seems logical that football is linked to the illness but a researcher says it’s not that clear-cut

Pogba keen to leave United for Barcelona — reports

The reported agreement would see Pogba pick up £346 000 a week, almost double what he earns at United

Serena Williams seeded for Wimbledon, Murray misses out

The 36-year-old — who was not seeded for the French Open — has made only a tentative return to action

Ka-ching! It’s raining cash in the EPL

Records were smashed in the transfer window

‘Heartbroken’ Makwala surges into 200m final, Van Niekerk double on track

Botswana's Isaac Makwala admitted to being fuelled by anger as he ran two rounds of the 200m – one on his own – to reach the final.

Mourinho faces Chelsea, Lincoln dream of Arsenal

Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are to keep their hopes of retaining the trophy alive.

Olympics 2020: Madrid, Tokyo and Istanbul bids too close to call

One of the closest contests in Olympic history has gone down to the wire in Buenos Aires as the International Olympic Committee prepared to vote.

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