Robin Scott-Elliot

Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.

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The BBC apologised for Feliciano Lopez's sweary outburst

Wimbledon Diary: Judy Murray’s Deliciano serves up a volley of spicy language

He is Deliciano to Judy Murray and today Feliciano Lopez produced some tasty language during a dispute over a line call during his fourth-round defeat by Stan Wawrinka on No 2 Court. His industrial language was picked up by a BBC microphone and it was not long before the Beeb, so loath to give offence in these parts after last year’s Inverdalegate, was apolo-gising to one and all. Which surely makes it only a matter of time before we are given an apology for the contin-ued employment of Robbie Savage by BBC Sport.

John Peers of Australia (l) and Jamie Murray of Great Britain (r) during their Gentlemen's Doubles third round defeat

Wimbledon 2014: Jamie Murray unable to last as long as Andy

Bid for Wimbledon doubles crown ended by Alexander Peya and Bruno Soares

Beryl Burton in 1986, when she won her last national championship – at the age of 49

Tour de France 2014: Yorkshire arrival puts ‘unknown’ cycling legend Beryl Burton up in lights at last

Beryl, a play written by Maxine Peake, opened last night at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds as part of a series of events connected to the Tour de France’s visit

Cash condemned the All England Club over their all-white policy, saying it “has absolutely gone ridiculous”

Wimbledon Diary: ‘Creepy’ officials under attack for checking on women’s underwear

Is it wrong to ask to look at a woman’s underwear? Pat Cash thinks so and so, unsurprisingly, do female players at Wimbledon. Cash opened fire on the All England Club over their all-white policy, which has been reinforced for this year. The former champion said the policy “has absolutely gone ridiculous” and claimed that some players had been told to “change their bras and tops because they had slight colour on them” while another had to change blue underwear because it showed through when they got “sweaty”.

Bradley Wiggins wins silver at the 2002 Games in Manchester

Sir Bradley Wiggins will pursue Commonwealth gold instead of Tour de France yellow

Team Sky's Sir Dave Brailsford said it was 'a very, very tough decision' to leave him out of the Tour team

A biopic about Seve Ballesteros is to recieve backing from Andy Murray

Wimbledon 2014 Diary: Andy Murray gets into the movies by backing new biopic on Seve Ballesteros

The tennis player and hotelier Andy Murray has added another business string to his bow – movie mogul. Of sorts. Murray has “invested” in the new film about the life of Seve Ballesteros which is released Friday.

Serena Williams takes a shot during her victory over Chanelle Scheepers

Wimbledon 2014: Serena Williams storms into third round

Chanelle Scheepers swept aside on Court One

Benoît Paire was defeated by Lukas Rosol in the singles on Tuesday

Wimbledon Diary: Jamie Delgado digs deep on 23rd appearance in a row at SW19

A good day for Jamie Delgado as he marked his record 23rd consecutive appearance at Wimbledon with one of his best victories, coming from two sets down in company with Gilles Muller of Luxembourg to beat Lu Yen-hsun and Divij Sharan. The 37-year-old Briton first played here as a junior in 1992. Only Virginia Wade (26 years) and Martina Navratilova (24) have been here more years in a row. The two grandes dames of the grass have rather more to show from it. Delgado's best is a boys' semi-final and third round in the doubles.

Wimbledon Diary: A case of never say Netherlands as Robin Haase won't talk about World Cup

The World Cup is occupying plenty of minds here – Victoria Azarenka described Lionel Messi, her favourite player, as "cute", Andrea Petkovic has a soft spot for Jürgen Klinsmann and Caroline Wozniacki is surprised by Costa Rica's progress – but don't mention it to Robin Haase. The first question for the Dutchman after his match was how much attention he was paying to the football. "Nothing," he replied. "I don't want to talk about soccer." OK. "It's really not important for me right now." End of press conference.

Germany's Sabine Lisicki returns against Israel's Julia Glushko during their women's singles first round match on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2014: 'Bina Boom Boom' Sabine Lisicki overcomes initial nerves to progress to second round in effort to prevent plummet down rankings

Lisicki took to Centre Court on day two to blast past Julia Glushko in straight sets 6-2 6-1

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