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British dominate at 2014 London Triathlon - video

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:35
British athletes Emma Pallant and Mark Buckingham take first place in the women's and men's races in the 2014 London triathlon. The course sees athletes swim 1.5km, cycle 40km and run 10km. An estimated 30,000 spectators turned out to cheer on the elite athletes Continue reading...

Sport picture of the day: Brazil winning on whitewater

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:34
Brazilian Filipe Toledo helped sooth a nation's ego by riding out the white surf in California. He celebrated with fans in style after winning the men's US Open surfing competition at Huntington Beach. Continue reading...

Only a pencil should be used to mark an X during voting, PNP’s Robinson insists

Observer - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:26
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Member of Parliament (MP) for South East St Andrew, Julian Robinson, says that suggestions by Southwest St Catherine MP, Everard Warmington for changes to the electoral process are unworkable.

Fitzpatrick brought into Irish team

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:24
Flanker Paula Fitzpatrick comes into the Ireland team for Tuesday's Women's World Cup pool game against holders New Zealand.

Trent Bridge warned over poor pitch

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:15
Trent Bridge receives an official warning from world cricket's governing body following last month's drawn first Test.

Steven Finn signs three-year Middlesex deal after England recall

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:06
Fast bowler thanks club for help after difficult year
Finn has been with Middlesex for entire career

The recalled England seamer Steven Finn has signed a new three-year deal with Middlesex. Finn was restored to the national squad for the fourth Test against India in place of the injured Liam Plunkett this week, named for the first time since being sent home early from a miserable tour of Australia.

He played no part in the 5-0 Ashes whitewash and returned to England after being deemed unselectable by the then limited-overs coach Ashley Giles. He has worked through problems with his run-up and release alongside the Middlesex coach Richard Johnson, going on to claim 44 wickets at 29.72 in the County Championship.

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Finn signs new Middlesex contract

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:04
England fast bowler Steven Finn signs a new deal with Middlesex which will keep him at Lord's until the end of 2017.

Ben Stokes fired up and glad to be back with a winning England team

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:46
All-rounder was omitted from the third Test with India and has been back to Durham to try to regain some batting form

Ben Stokes has claimed that the decision by Englands selectors to leave him out of the squad who beat India in the third Test wasnt really explained to me, but before meeting up with the party for the fourth Test at old Trafford, the all-rounder says he holds no ill-feeling towards those in charge and wants to concentrate on establishing himself in the side.

Having burst on to the Test cricket scene with the best innings of any England player during the Ashes whitewash, Stokes has seen his international career stall. The 23-year-old was left out of the squad who faced Sri Lanka in June owing to concerns over his lack of cricket following a wrist injury and then from the team who took on India in Southampton last week after he failed to get off the mark in the three innings he has played in this series. Although he performed adequately with the ball, it was decided that Chris Woakes and Chris Jordan, who are both more than capable with the bat, should come into the side.

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Irvine hopeful over Gamboa permit

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:36
West Brom boss Alan Irvine is confident of a successful appeal over a work permit for Costa Rica defender Cristian Gamboa.

Naismith donates tickets to jobless

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:36
Everton midfielder Steven Naismith buys tickets for the club's home games to donate to job centres across Liverpool.

I'm in best form ever - McIlroy

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:31
New world number one Rory McIlroy believes his game is in better shape than ever going into the US PGA Championship.

VIDEO: England Women thrash Sweden 4-0

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:29
England produce their best display since Mark Sampson was appointed head coach last December with an impressive 4-0 win against Sweden in a friendly at Hartlepool.

Trent Bridge warned by ICC over poor England v India Test pitch

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:21
Trent Bridge pitch of an unacceptable standard for Test cricket
Pitch is to be relaid in off-season after tepid draw

Trent Bridge has been given a warning by the International Cricket Council after its pitch was rated poor following the first Test between England and India.

The ICC match referee, David Boon, reported the surface which is to be relaid in the off-season after the game in Nottingham petered out to a tepid and high-scoring draw.

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Chicago wait to hear if Jermaine Jones' World Cup fire will ignite recovery

Guardian Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:18

Bradley and Dempsey riches could tempt midfielder from Europe, Montréal get personal, 10-men teams see it through

On the same weekend new Houston Dynamo DaMarcus Beasley made his Major League Soccer return, another key component of Jürgen Klinsmanns World Cup squad briefly stole headlines around US soccer. On Friday, news broke that Jermaine Jones, who has been testing the MLS waters for some time, was prepared to reject an offer from Chicago; Fire head coach Frank Yallop later explained his team was waiting to hear back from the long-time Schalke starter.

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Worcestershire to release Harrison

BBC Sport - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:16
Worcestershire are to release fast bowler Nick Harrison when his contract expires at the end of the season.

Virgin Atlantic crew member killed in St Lucia crash

Observer - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:01
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – A 38-year-old Virgin Atlantic crew member was killed after he was struck by a vehicle on Sunday, St Lucia police have confirmed.