Burnley Hammer Thrower Sophie Hitchon became the first UK athlete to confirm her place in Team GB for the Olympics at the Aviva Athletics Trials in Birmingham.
Her throw of 69.79m ensured a top 2 finish. The 20-year-old had already achieved the coveted A Standard earlier this year throwing 71.62m
British light-middleweight Brian Rose took a step towards elite level with a battling 12th-round stoppage of Joachim Alcine in Blackpool
Tyson Fury recovered from a knockdown to knock out Steve Cunningham in the seventh round of their heavyweight clash at Madison Square Garden
Brendan Rodgers marks his 50th match as Liverpool manager knowing his work in returning the club to Europe's elite has barely started.