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Kent claim high-scoring thriller

Swindon Advertiser: Sam Billings scored at a blistering pace

8:09pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Kent edged a high-scoring Royal London One-Day Cup thriller against Somerset at Taunton, claiming a two-run victory on day when a total of 754 were scored.

Martinez: Big fee won't affect Rom

Swindon Advertiser: Romelu Lukaku signed a five-year contract with the Toffees on Wednesday night

4:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Everton may have smashed their transfer record to sign striker Romelu Lukaku but manager Roberto Martinez insists the fee is irrelevant if the player fulfils his potential.

Morrison remanded in custody

Swindon Advertiser: Ravel Morrison will remain in custody until August 7

1:46pm Thursday 31st July 2014

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend and her mother.

Suarez 'too good for the Gunners'

Swindon Advertiser: Luis Suarez, right, was warned off a move to Arsenal by Steven Gerrard, left

9:21am Thursday 31st July 2014

Steven Gerrard told Luis Suarez he was "too good for Arsenal" when the North Londoners bid for him last summer.

Weirwolf roars back to gold glory

Swindon Advertiser: David Weir celebrates winning gold

8:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

David Weir revived memories of his London 2012 heroics by racing to Commonwealth gold at Hampden Park.

Hull held in Slovakia

Swindon Advertiser: Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty for Hull

8:11pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Hull had to settle for a goalless draw on their competitive European debut as Tom Huddlestone missed a penalty and a point-blank follow-up against Slovakia's AS Trencin.

Cook savours win but remains calm

Swindon Advertiser: Alastair Cook felt the whole England team contributed to the third Test win over India

4:58pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England's celebrations were deserved yet muted after they at last broke their long winless streak against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Wonder Whitlock wins third gold

Swindon Advertiser: Max Whitlock is enjoying a dream Commonwealth Games

3:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

England's Max Whitlock won his third gold of the Commonwealth Games as he was crowned men's floor champion at the SSE Hydro on Thursday.

England level series

Swindon Advertiser: Moeen Ali took six wickets to help England record victory

1:20pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Moeen Ali and James Anderson led England's surge to a series-levelling 266-run victory with more than two sessions to spare in the third Investec Test against India.

Aussies banish coach Hollingsworth

Swindon Advertiser: Sally Pearson came under criticism from Eric Hollingsworth

10:50am Thursday 31st July 2014

Athletics Australia's British head coach Eric Hollingsworth has been sent home from the Commonwealth Games after his outspoken attack on Olympic sprint hurdles champion Sally Pearson.

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