John Stones ‘hands in transfer request’

Chelsea have had three bids rejected for the 21-year-old, the latest reportedly worth in excess of £30million, and the centre-back has now formally asked to leave. Stones, who joined Barnsley for £3million in January 2013, has excelled at Everton and formed a formidable partnership with Phil Jagielka. Jones has been capped four times by England.

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Suspended 28-day ban & fine for Stan Wawrinka jibe

Nick Kyrgios has been given a suspended 28-day ban and fined $25,000 (£16,200) by the Association of Tennis Professionals for making lewd remarks about Stan Wawrinka’s girlfriend. The incident took place during their Rogers Cup tie earlier this month. An ATP review found the 20-year-old guilty of “aggravated behaviour”. The Australian had already received a

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