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Olympic Stadium cost soars

The cost of renovating the Olympic Stadium has increased by £35.9million

The cost of renovating the Olympic Stadium ahead of West Ham's 2016 move will rise by £35.9million but the extra funding will not be paid for by either the Hammers or the taxpayer.

Cellino backs Bellusci over claims

Cameron Jerome, left, and Giuseppe Bellusci clashed during Tuesday's Sky Bet Championship match

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has defended Giuseppe Bellusci as the Football Association investigates allegations of racial abuse against the defender.

UEFA considers new stadium ban idea

Manchester City's captain Vincent Kompany was unhappy with the crowd situation in Russia

UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behaviour by fans after deciding to take no action against CSKA Moscow for apparently having fans inside the closed stadium against Manchester City.

Remy could return at Old Trafford

Loic Remy still harbours hopes of playing for Chelsea against Manchester United

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may have strike options for Sunday's trip to Manchester United after all following Loic Remy's declaration that he hopes to be fit for the Barclays Premier League leaders' clash at Old Trafford.

Murray unconvincing in Valencia

Andy Murray, pictured, was some way short of his best form in the win over Jurgen Melzer

Andy Murray opened his Valencia Open challenge with a 6-3 6-3 win over Jurgen Melzer, although his performance failed to inspire in the Spanish city.

Remy could return at Old Trafford

Loic Remy still harbours hopes of playing for Chelsea against Manchester United

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho may have strike options for Sunday's trip to Manchester United after all following Loic Remy's declaration that he hopes to be fit for the Barclays Premier League leaders' clash at Old Trafford.

ICC powerless to help in dispute

The ICC says it "does not have the power to intervene" in the dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India

The International Cricket Council has admitted it "does not have the power to intervene" in the high-stakes dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board and the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

England hopeful over Tuilagi injury

England's Manu Tuilagi is currently sidelined with a groin injury

England are refusing to rule Manu Tuilagi out of next month's autumn internationals despite Leicester insisting his groin injury will prevent him playing any role.

Serena cringing after crushing loss

Serena Williams was embarrassed by her defeat to Simona Halep (AP)

Serena Williams admitted she was embarrassed by her crushing 6-0 6-2 defeat to Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in Singapore, her heaviest loss in 16 years.

FA probe Jerome racism allegations

The FA are investigating an allegation from Norwich's Cameron Jerome (second left) that he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci (second from right)

The Football Association has confirmed it is investigating allegations by Norwich striker Cameron Jerome that he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci.

Improved Shenton ready to shine

Michael Shenton is poised to earn his 10th cap with England on Saturday

Michael Shenton will relaunch his international career as a "more rounded player" when England get the 2014 Four Nations Series under way this weekend.

WICB keen to repair damage

The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Friday that its tour of India had been cancelled due to a pay dispute with the players

The West Indies Cricket Board hopes to "repair the damage" caused by its calamitous aborted tour of India, having called on the BCCI to consider the "serious implications" of its own hard line stance.

Classy Real rout Reds

Karim Benzema celebrates scoring Real Madrid's third goal

Real Madrid showed exactly why they are European champions and how far Liverpool have fallen down the pecking order with a 3-0 victory in a display which oozed class at Anfield.

Rokoduguni set for England call

Semesa Rokoduguni has made a huge impact this season

England are expected to include Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni in their elite player squad for next month's autumn internationals.

Wenger wants more from Gunners

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, left, expects an improved display from his side in their Champions League tie away at Anderlecht

Manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his Arsenal side to add the "fraction more" to their game and deliver a winning performance away to Anderlecht, where rookie goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez is set for a Champions League debut.

Mourinho calm over striker shortage

Jose Mourinho is facing a minor injury crisis ahead of the Manchester United game

Jose Mourinho insisted he is unfazed at taking Premier League leaders Chelsea to Manchester United on Sunday without injured pair Diego Costa and Loic Remy after the France striker suffered a groin problem in Tuesday night's Champions League thrashing of Maribor.

Pellegrini: No excuses for draw

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed there were no excuses after his side drew 2-2 with CSKA Moscow

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted there were no excuses after his side surrendered a two-goal lead to draw at CSKA Moscow.