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Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill lies in third place after the first three events of her heptathlon return in Gotzis.
Kevin Pietersen makes himself available to play for Surrey in their County Championship home game against Lancashire.
Pakistan will host a third and final one-day cricket international against Zimbabwe despite a deadly bomb attack near the venue of Friday's game, officials say.
Boho Haram militants kill least 13 people in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, just after Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in as president.
Alastair Cook passes Graham Gooch's tally of 8,900 runs to become England's all-time leading run-scorer.
A public memorial service has taken place at Manchester Cathedral to commemorate the life and work of Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride.
Former England captain Rio Ferdinand brings an end to his career days after being released by Queens Park Rangers.
The potential impact of a new cancer drug invented in Cardiff is described as "remarkable" at the world's biggest gathering of oncologists.
The FA Cup will be rebranded as The Emirates FA Cup as the Dubai-based company sign a three-year deal with the FA.
A group of protestors break into a Liverpool hotel during a charity dinner to raise money in memory of murdered toddler James Bulger.
The observation deck at the top of the One World Trade Centre has opened to the public.
The cast of BBC Scotland sitcom Still Game leads tributes to actor Jake D'Arcy, who has died.
At least 71 people have been killed in Syria's northern Aleppo province by barrel bombs dropped from government helicopters, activists say.
Andy Murray beats Australian Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the French Open.
Strong earthquake off coast of Japan shakes buildings in Tokyo - no tsunami warning issued
The body of Ranjit Power, a Wolverhampton businessman who went missing three weeks ago, is found in a forest in the Jalandhar region, police in India say.
Hotel in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, closes for deep cleaning after outbreak of norovirus affects 14 guests.
A memorial service for Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride is held at Manchester Cathedral.
The role played by Irish soldiers in the Battle of Waterloo 200 years ago is commemorated in Enniskillen.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter has responded to questions about the arrests of Fifa officials under an American anti-corruption warrant.