Summary

  1. Joe Root named 80th England Test captain
  2. Ben Stokes appointed vice-captain
  3. Get involved: How can Joe Root improve England? #bbcsportsday
  4. Leicester boss Ranieri threatens changes after latest defeat
  5. Bournemouth v Man City (20:00 GMT) - City hope to close gap on leaders Chelsea to eight points

Live Reporting

Santa Cruz is not coming... to town

Leo Santa Cruz
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Carl Frampton's hopes of Belfast hosting a third fight against Leo Santa Cruz are dealt a blow after comments from the world featherweight champion.
Santa Cruz regained the title last month after winning the rematch with Frampton, who wants a trilogy fight in his home city.
Jose Santa Cruz, the father and trainer of the Mexican, has advised his son not to take on Frampton in Belfast.
"If he says no, I wouldn't go there. I do what he tells me," said Santa Cruz.

Eastman blow for The U's

Tom Eastman
Rex Features
Colchester United defender Tom Eastman could be out for the rest of the season after damaging ankle ligaments.

'Ban children under 10 heading footballs in Wales'

Iwan Roberts
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Under 10s should be banned from heading footballs, former Wales striker Iwan Roberts has said.
A study by the University of Stirling suggested it caused instant, short term changes to the brain.
Mr Roberts said the Football Association of Wales (FAW) could be brave and make this "correct decision".

What is a drugs test like for a player?

Amari Morgan-Smith
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You might have seen our story that at least 39% of players who played in the English Football League last season were not drugs tested by UK Anti-Doping (Ukad), according to official figures.
Here, Cheltenham Town striker Amari Morgan-Smith speaks to BBC Radio Gloucestershire about the experience of being drugs tested.

Tom Arscott: Sale winger did leak team information

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Sacked Sale Sharks winger Tom Arscott is found guilty of passing on confidential team information to Bristol by the Rugby Football Union.

Last to first: Watch Aerni win World combined gold

Aerni wins men's combined

Root out the answer

A Question of Sport Teaser
Since Joe Root's debut which three other 'Rs' have also made their England Test debuts?
Answer coming up soon....

'I just thought I'd have a cheeky sip'

Corby Town
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