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SNOOKER: Anthony McGill claimed a 6-2 lead over Kyren Wilson in their world championship semi-final. McGill made breaks of 83 and 78 to win the first two frames and also pinched the third. Wilson put one on the board but McGill then claimed the next two for a 5-1 lead. Wilson reduced his arrears after McGill missed a simple blue but a superb 92 from the Scot has left Wilson with plenty of work to do. Lionesses looking set to go Dutch FOOTBALL: The Football Association is in talks with Holland boss Sarina Wiegman about becoming England Women's new manager.
Euro 2017-winning coach Wiegman is favourite to succeed Phil Neville when his contract ends in 2021. English ex-USA coach Jill Ellis, who has won the past two World Cups, is also thought to be a candidate. ■ FOOTBALL: Manager Mark Kennedy has left Macclesfield after their relegation to the National League. The Silkmen lost their position in League Two — with Stevenage staying up — on Tuesday after an independent arbitration panel deducted them six points for a misconduct charge for failing to pay their players in March. CYCLING: Wout van Aert took a third win in 12 days on stage one of the Criterium du Dauphine but Chris Froome struggled. The Team Ineos star lost over five minutes to raise questions about his place at the Tour de France. Tyson sees ring return delayed by two months BOXING: Mike Tyson's comeback fight against Roy Jones Jr has been put back until November. The eight-round exhibition between the 54-year-old former world heavyweight champion (above) and Jones, 51, had been scheduled for September 12. 'Changing the date will give more people the opportunity to see the biggest comeback in boxing history,' explained Tyson. Racing Point to appeal against copycat ruling FORMULA ONE: Racing Point are to appeal a 15-point deduction and £360,000 fine for illegally copying Mercedes' 2019 car brake ducts. The case will go to the FIA's International Court of Appeal on a date to be determined. Team co-owner Lawrence Stroll launched a staunch defence of the car on Sunday, insisting: 'I've never cheated at anything in my life.' Ferrari, Renault, McLaren and Williams protested the leniency of the verdict, although the latter two have decided against an appeal. ■ 3 — Year deal full-back Alex Goode has signed, keeping him at Saracens until 2023. He will not play in the Championship next term as he is being loaned out to Green Rockets in Japan