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HAMILTON DEAL COULD BE WORTH £27M
World champion Lewis Hamilton expects to sign a new Mercedes contract this week that could be worth more than £27m a year.

KANE EMERGENCE EXCITES ME - ROONEY

'RUN-HUNGRY PIETERSEN COULD RETURN'

FA SCRAPS PLAN FOR GB OLYMPIC TEAMS
Plans for Great Britain football teams to compete at the 2016 Olympics in Rio are scrapped by the Football Association.

VIDEO: ENGLAND KEEPER INVOLVED IN FRACAS
Man City's Karen Bardsley and Birmingham City's Freda Ayisi trade blows during Sunday's 0-0 draw in Women's Super League One.

NORTH 'SHOULD NOT PLAY THIS SEASON'
Northampton and Wales wing George North should not play again this season, says ex-World Rugby medical adviser Dr Barry O'Driscoll.

DISGRACE IF STARS WITHDRAW - LINEKER
It would be a "national disgrace" if England's best youngsters do not play at the U21 Euros, says ex-striker Gary Lineker.

VENUS BEATS WOZNIACKI IN LAST 16
Venus Williams beats world number five Caroline Wozniacki to stay on course for a final meeting with sister Serena in Miami.

AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCE ASHES SQUAD
Adam Voges and Fawad Ahmed are included in Australia's 17-man squad to play England in this summer's Ashes Test series.

FALCAO EQUALS COLOMBIA'S GOAL RECORD
Man Utd striker Radamel Falcao equals Colombia's national goals record by scoring in a 3-1 win over Kuwait.