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The Sport Matrix: Monday 01 July 2013

Rosberg victory overshadowed by tyre controversy

A second victory in three races for Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg was overshadowed at the British Grand Prix as a number of cars suffered blown tyres.

The German, pictured, held off a late challenge from Mark Webber to take the chequered flag, but the six tyre mishaps left the drivers threatening a boycott.

“It is unacceptable really,” Ferrari’s Felipe Massa, one of the drivers to suffer, said. “For sure we are going to discuss about that [boycott]. I am 100 per cent sure that every driver is complaining about today.” MORE

Froome lays down marker for pack

Favourite Chris Froome put down an ominous marker for the remainder of the Tour de France as he briefly led yesterday’s second stage in Corsica. “It’s always good to keep people on their toes,” the Briton said. Jan Bakelants, of Belgium, took the stage honours. MORE

Farah and co send crowd home happy

A stunning show from Mo Farah sent the sold-out crowd at the Birmingham Diamond League meet home happy in the sunshine, while 19-year-old Jessica Judd also delighted as she smashed through the two-minute barrier in her 800m race. MORE

Blake 100m title defence in doubt

Serious doubts have emerged over Yohan Blake’s defence of his World Championship 100m title. Weekend reports claimed the sprinter was out of the Jamaican team for Moscow next month as he needs hamstring surgery.

Murray and Robson head Magic Monday

Andy Murray and Laura Robson lead the way as Wimbledon enters its second week. No 2 seed Murray faces Mikhail Youzhny as he seeks to make the last eight for the sixth year in a row, while Robson faces world No 46, Kaia Kanepi, ahead of a possible meeting with Serena Williams. MORE

Warrington move on up the League

Warrington continued their march on the upper reaches of the Super League, moving to within two points of leaders Wigan with a 26-12 win at Bradford. Four early tries had the Wolves 20-0 up at the interval, before some belated Bulls response. MORE

Lions pair given hope of return

The British and Irish Lions got some positive news as Jamie Roberts and Tom Corbisiero returned to training ahead of Saturday’s deciding final Test. Mike Phillips has fully recovered from his knee injury, but Sam Warburton remains doubtful with a hamstring complaint. MORE

Bolger regains place as Turf ruler

The success of Trading Leather for Jim Bolger at the Curragh on Saturday represents the crowning moment of one of the most significant careers in Turf history. Ruler Of The World could manage no more than fifth as Libertarian also struggled. MORE

Opinion: James Lawton

If Leigh Halfpenny had found a few more yards on top of his other-worldly consistency, he would no doubt be a sporting giant acclaimed almost on a par with Wimbledon sweetheart Laura Robson. MORE

England struggle to impress in warm-up

England failed to impress on the first day of their Ashes warm-up match against Essex, restricted to 328 for 7 at Chelmsford. Tom Craddock took three wickets as the returning Kevin Pietersen made 49, while Tim Bresnan [55] and Graeme Swann [62] added some late gloss. MORE

Defeat completes summer of hell

This has been a summer of hell for the Football Association’s junior teams, beaten in all three group games in the European Under-21s Championship and now suffering a 2-0 defeat to Egypt in Turkey. MORE

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