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Gary Lineker keeps his promise and introduces the opening Match of the Day of the new season in his underpants.
A French court in Nice has upheld the ban on burkinis imposed by the mayor of Cannes but lawyers will appeal against the decision.
Laura Trott is the first British woman to win three Olympic gold medals as Great Britain's women retain their team pursuit title.
British actor Kenny Baker, who starred as R2-D2 in six Star Wars films, has died aged 81 after a long illness, his niece confirms.
Two people have died and over 1,000 have been rescued after "historic" flooding swamped the US state of Louisiana.
A look back at milestones in the very different lives of Queen Elizabeth and former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who have both turned 90 this year.
Russian whistleblower Yuliya Stepanova has the account that shows details of her location hacked, the World Anti-Doping Agency says.
Heavy rain floods streets in the Chinese city of Yulin, in Shaanxi Province.
New Zealand and Spain have a lucky escape after colliding at the velodrome in the women's keirin first round.
Great Britain win gold in the men's rowing eight in Rio to reclaim the Olympic title for the first time since 2000.
Great Britain's women's eight win their first Olympic medal, taking silver in the rowing behind the United States.
A state of emergency is declared in Louisiana after severe flooding leaves at least two people dead and many stranded in their homes.
Residents in the northern Syrian city of Manbij celebrate new freedoms after it was liberated from so-called Islamic State (IS).
Sprinter Kariman Abuljadayel becomes the first woman from Saudi Arabia to compete in the Olympic 100m.
Across the Olympics, competitors are proving that age need not be an obstacle to competing at the top.
US film director Oliver Stone is to appear in Cheltenham in his first ever appearance at a UK literature festival, it is announced.
Mike Bushell is dropped in the deep end and tries out synchronised swimming with some of Team GB's Olympic hopefuls.