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Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medalist Laura Robson retires from tennis

Former junior Wimbledon champion and Olympic silver medalist Laura Robson retires from tennis

Laura Robson - who won junior Wimbledon at 14 and an Olympic silver medal at 18 - has retired from tennis.

Chelsea: Andreas Christensen missed FA Cup final defeat after asking Thomas Tuchel to leave him out

Chelsea: Andreas Christensen missed FA Cup final defeat after asking Thomas Tuchel to leave him out

Christensen was not injured but told head coach Tuchel on the morning of the game he did not want to be considered for the Wembley final because he did not feel ready to play.

Gregor Gillespie insists he has NOT been axed by the UFC but was removed from rankings

Gregor Gillespie insists he has NOT been axed by the UFC but was removed from rankings

Gregor Gillespie insists he has not been axed by the UFC and his removal from the rankings is due to a lack of activity. The lightweight contender had been making waves.

Erik ten Hag will begin work at Manchester United TODAY as he leaves Ajax

Erik ten Hag will begin work at Manchester United TODAY as he leaves Ajax

Ten Hag, 52, said after Sunday's 2-2 draw with Vitesse in their final Eredivisie match that 'it's time to turn the switch now' and is keen to get started in his new job at Old Trafford.

Christian Eriksen admits he'd like to play Champions League football again

Christian Eriksen admits he'd like to play Champions League football again

The 30-year-old returned to football at Brentford in January having suffered a cardiac arrest on the pitch playing for Denmark at last summer's European Championship.

Kylian Mbappe will make public announcement on club future very soon: 'It is almost decided'

Kylian Mbappe will make public announcement on club future very soon: 'It is almost decided'

Thus far, he has refused to commit his future to either PSG or Real Madrid, but with the season drawing to a close, he has admitted that all will become clearer in the near future.

Dmitry Bivol yet to be paid after defeating Canelo Alvarez

Dmitry Bivol yet to be paid after defeating Canelo Alvarez

Bivol, 31, produced a consummate performance to beat Canelo in at the T-Mobile arena in Vegas via a unanimous decision from the judges who all scored the fight 115-113.

Mauricio Pochettino admits winning just the Ligue 1 title is not enough for PSG

Mauricio Pochettino admits winning just the Ligue 1 title is not enough for PSG

PSG dominated the French league from start to finish and are presently 25 points clear of second-placed Monaco with one round of the season remaining.

Two Burnley fans arrested for making Nazi salutes towards Tottenham supporters during Spurs' win

Two Burnley fans arrested for making Nazi salutes towards Tottenham supporters during Spurs' win

In footage shared to social media, one supporter was seen making the discriminatory gesture at rival fans at the Tottenham Stadium, while another next to him mimicked sobbing.

Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold wants more trophies despite completing clean sweep with FA Cup win

Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold wants more trophies despite completing clean sweep with FA Cup win

The Liverpool right back, 23, only made his debut five seasons ago but took great delight in wearing his FA Cup medal and relished the idea of adding it to his five other gongs at home.

James Milner is PERFECT for Liverpool and represents all that is admirable about them

James Milner is PERFECT for Liverpool and represents all that is admirable about them

For Milner, it was another job done. Major honour No 10. At the age of 36, Milner is not a mainstay of this Liverpool team. In fact, he is more peripheral than he has ever been.

Newcastle 'step up interest in Manchester United keeper Dean Henderson'

Newcastle 'step up interest in Manchester United keeper Dean Henderson'

The England international has played in just three first-team matches this season and it is uncertain incoming manager Erik ten Hag would play him ahead of De Gea.

Liverpool's penalty shootout win over Chelsea at Wembley was a true reflection of English football

Liverpool's penalty shootout win over Chelsea at Wembley was a true reflection of English football

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: The smallest margins. That is what elite sport has always been about. The catch put down and the try scorer's boot brushing the white line.

Premier League: Moaning managers like Mikel Arteta make life even more difficult for referees

Premier League: Moaning managers like Mikel Arteta make life even more difficult for referees

IAN LADYMAN: Arteta did not appear to want perspective and balance. His team had flunked the biggest game of the season and he wanted someone to blame.

Lewis Hamilton is 'astonished' by Mohammed ben Sulayem's suggestion that Michael Masi could return

Lewis Hamilton is 'astonished' by Mohammed ben Sulayem's suggestion that Michael Masi could return

Masi was fired from his Formula One post in February after being held responsible for Hamilton missing out on an eighth world title in Abu Dhabi last year - a dismissal that was a win for Mercedes.

Mitchell van der Gaag nearly died in the dugout in 2013... now he could help rebuild Man United

Mitchell van der Gaag nearly died in the dugout in 2013... now he could help rebuild Man United

Things could have been drastically different for Mitchell van der Gaag. He is widely expected to follow Erik ten Hag to Manchester United from Ajax this summer as his No 2.

Andrew Symonds' sister opens up about her family's heartbreak, Townsville, Queensland

Andrew Symonds' sister opens up about her family's heartbreak, Townsville, Queensland

Andrew Symonds' sister Louise struggled to hold back the tears as she spoke with Daily Mail Australia about her brother's shock death near Townsville, Queensland.

Andrew Symonds had no pulse and his dogs refused to leave him when couple tried to save his life

Andrew Symonds had no pulse and his dogs refused to leave him when couple tried to save his life

Andrew Symonds' loyal blue heelers refused to leave the cricketers' side after his car left the road and rolled about 10.30pm on Saturday in Hervey Range, 50km west of Townsville.

World Cup: England boss Gareth Southgate seeks to maintain positive relationship with press in Qatar

World Cup: England boss Gareth Southgate seeks to maintain positive relationship with press in Qatar

SPORTS AGENDA - MIKE KEEGAN: Gareth Southgate is keen to maintain the relationship between his squad and the press that served him so well at the last World Cup in Russia.

US PGA Championship will be the Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson show

US PGA Championship will be the Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson show

DEREK LAWRENSON: Mickelson will not even be in Oklahoma this week but you can be sure that his name will get more mentions than everyone in the current world's top five combined.

Jimmy Anderson hits form as he dismisses Joe Root and Dawid Malan

Jimmy Anderson hits form as he dismisses Joe Root and Dawid Malan

Jimmy Anderson warmed up for the first Test against New Zealand next month by bowling his former England captain Joe Root for just four in the Roses match at Headingley.

Andy Murray will not play the French Open as he withdraws to focus on his Wimbledon hopes

Andy Murray will not play the French Open as he withdraws to focus on his Wimbledon hopes

The Scot, who turned 35 on Sunday, said in February he would skip the whole clay-court season but then changed his mind and took a wild card into last week's Madrid Open.

Charlie Appleby's Modern Games is set for the French Derby

Charlie Appleby's Modern Games is set for the French Derby

Partnered by William Buick, the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner was always well positioned in a race which favoured those who sat close to the pace.

Huddersfield vs Luton: Nathan Jones  still playing underdog ahead of shot at Premier League glory

Huddersfield vs Luton: Nathan Jones still playing underdog ahead of shot at Premier League glory

Still it doesn't quite compute. 'We pinch ourselves a little bit,' said Luton manager Nathan Jones after Friday's play-off semi-final first leg with Huddersfield.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Monday, May 16

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Monday, May 16

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow delivers his tips for Monday's meetings at Redcar, Windsor, Leicester and Carlisle.

Getafe hold Barcelona to goalless draw to confirm La Liga top-flight survival - Barca finish second

Getafe hold Barcelona to goalless draw to confirm La Liga top-flight survival - Barca finish second

Getafe held second-placed Barcelona to a goalless draw at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez on Sunday evening to guarantee top-flight survival.

Everton can't have gripes after Brentford defeat, the officials got the lot right  

Everton can't have gripes after Brentford defeat, the officials got the lot right  

Everton's biggest complaint was over the 18th-minute red card for Jarrad Branthwaite. They felt they should have been awarded a penalty at the other end, seconds before Branthwaite's challenge.

Everton: Frank Lampard left shocked by decision not to award a penalty

Everton: Frank Lampard left shocked by decision not to award a penalty

Frank Lampard was left flabbergasted by the decision to not award Everton a 17th minute penalty that he insisted would have transformed the contest against Brentford.

Pep Guardiola says Man City stars will 'give us their lives' in final game of Premier League season

Pep Guardiola says Man City stars will 'give us their lives' in final game of Premier League season

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE LONDON STADIUM: Guardiola believes the brave comeback at West Ham, who have qualified for European football next season with the point, shows City are resilient.

CHRIS FOY: Is Warren Gatland the man to make America's Eagles fly high?

CHRIS FOY: Is Warren Gatland the man to make America's Eagles fly high?

There are persistent rumours that the former Wales and Lions head coach is set to take charge of America's Eagles at the end of next year. It is a monstrous mission, with profound implications.

Premiership without Champions Cup or Challenge Cup final representative for first time since 2013

Premiership without Champions Cup or Challenge Cup final representative for first time since 2013

Premiership clubs won the Champions Cup four times between 2016 and 2020 but, for the first time since 2013, there will be no Premiership representative in either the Champions or Challenge Cup final.

Evander Holyfield's son knocked out in second round by electrician

Evander Holyfield's son knocked out in second round by electrician

The 24-year-old son of the legendary heavyweight was knocked out by a destructive right hand in the second round of what was just the tenth fight of his professional career.

Andrew Symonds' rise and fall before his death aged 46

Andrew Symonds' rise and fall before his death aged 46

Australian cricket great Andrew Symonds - equal parts captivating, aggressive all-rounder and controversy magnet - has died aged 46.

Arsenal: Mikel Arteta reminds club's critics they are in the driving seat for top-four finish

Arsenal: Mikel Arteta reminds club's critics they are in the driving seat for top-four finish

Presented with the chance to seal a return to the Champions League at Tottenham, Arsenal instead endured a night to forget as they slumped to a 3-0 defeat against their north London rivals.

Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel is relishing the chance to rebuild under the ownership of Todd Boehly

Chelsea: Thomas Tuchel is relishing the chance to rebuild under the ownership of Todd Boehly

The end of an era clung to Chelsea as the players made their exit from Wembley Stadium and it stretched beyond Roman Abramovich and the change of ownership.

Aston Villa 1-1 Crystal Palace: Steven Gerrard sets sights on first top-half finish in 11 years

Aston Villa 1-1 Crystal Palace: Steven Gerrard sets sights on first top-half finish in 11 years

TOM COLLOMOSSE AT VILLA PARK: They came to toast the men who lifted the European Cup for Aston Villa 40 years ago and witnessed a game that will not be remembered as clearly in four decades.

The Rossoneri take a giant stride towards their first Scudetto in 11 years

The Rossoneri take a giant stride towards their first Scudetto in 11 years

Having not lost in the league since January, and with Inter Milan having recently slipped up disastrously away at Bologna, Milan have had the title in their grasp for a number of weeks.

Wolves 1-1 Norwich: Hosts' hopes of playing European football next season come to an end

Wolves 1-1 Norwich: Hosts' hopes of playing European football next season come to an end

DANIEL MATTHEWS AT MOLINEUX: Bruno Lage has been a victim of early success, certainly, but with no win in six now, is it any wonder he wants an overhaul - and some fans are starting to turn?

Race shame as Brentford duo Ivan Toney and Rico Henry are targeted at Goodison Park

Race shame as Brentford duo Ivan Toney and Rico Henry are targeted at Goodison Park

Brentford players Ivan Toney and Rico Henry were left disgusted after both reported issues of racist abuse during their side's 3-2 win over Everton at Goodison Park.

Gianluigi Donnarumma and William Saliba pick up Ligue 1 awards

Gianluigi Donnarumma and William Saliba pick up Ligue 1 awards

The 23 year-old arrived at PSG on a free transfer from AC Milan last summer, fresh off the back of winning the European Championships with Italy.

Dagenham & Redbridge 3-0 Wrexham: Dragons miss out on automatic promotion to League Two

Dagenham & Redbridge 3-0 Wrexham: Dragons miss out on automatic promotion to League Two

Wrexham began a day that ended in disappointment three points behind Stockport, who occupied the only automatic promotion spot and had a superior goal difference to their nearest rivals.

Brendon McCullum can help England rediscover their best form, says Ian Smith

Brendon McCullum can help England rediscover their best form, says Ian Smith

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY LAWRENCE BOOTH: For Ian Smith, proof of Brendon McCullum's place in the New Zealand pantheon came on an otherwise normal Tuesday morning in 2014.

Mark Noble: West Ham will not have seen last of departing captain despite emotional farewell

Mark Noble: West Ham will not have seen last of departing captain despite emotional farewell

SAMI MOKBEL AT THE LONDON STADIUM: Born in Canning Town and raised in the club's famed academy, West Ham has been Noble's past and present. Expect it to be his future, too.

Simon Yates suffers Giro d'Italia blow on stage nine and hints he could pull out with a knee injury

Simon Yates suffers Giro d'Italia blow on stage nine and hints he could pull out with a knee injury

Jai Hindley took the stage-nine win in a virtual photo finish with Romain Bardet and Richard Carapaz, as Juan Pedro Lopez just hung on to the pink jersey despite almost crashing on the final climb.

Andrew Symonds will be remembered as a popular member of Australia's golden generation

Andrew Symonds will be remembered as a popular member of Australia's golden generation

OBITUARY: The tragedy follows the deaths in March of former Test wicketkeeper Rod Marsh and leg-spinning legend Shane Warne, a friend of Symonds on the field and in the commentary box.

Hatters confirm return to the Football League after 11-year exile

Hatters confirm return to the Football League after 11-year exile

Stockport had only needed a point from their final match of the season to secure the National League title, but nerves had frayed over the past month.

Leeds 1-1 Brighton: Pascal Struijk scores dramatic equaliser to boost survival bid

Leeds 1-1 Brighton: Pascal Struijk scores dramatic equaliser to boost survival bid

LEEDS 1-1 BRIGHTON - CRAIG HOPE AT ELLAND ROAD: Jesse Marsch spoke with great relief of Leeds United's late win. For the record, they drew. It was not spin, more so that he was caught in one.

Novak Djokovic claims first title in over six months with Italian Open win vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

Novak Djokovic claims first title in over six months with Italian Open win vs Stefanos Tsitsipas

Djokovic did not drop a set en route to the final in Rome, having picked up his 1,000th tour-level victory by beating Casper Ruud in the semi-final to book a clash with Tsitsipas.

Leeds boss Jesse Marsch claims he did not hear fan fury during Premier League draw with Brighton

Leeds boss Jesse Marsch claims he did not hear fan fury during Premier League draw with Brighton

The atmosphere inside Elland Road had turned sour as, with their team trailing Brighton 1-0 late in the second half, fans turned on the board and sang the name of former boss Marcelo Bielsa.

Cadiz 1-1 Real Madrid: Negredo's penalty agony costs Pirates victory against La Liga champions

Cadiz 1-1 Real Madrid: Negredo's penalty agony costs Pirates victory against La Liga champions

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Negredo's penalty miss proved crucial on an agonising evening for home fans at the Estadio Nuevo Mirandilla.

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