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Aston Villa's Jack Grealish celebrates scoring against West Ham United in the Premier League on July 26, 2020
Aston Villa appoint Johan Lange as new sporting director
Villa only just secured their Premier League status on the last day of the season but are now looking to kick on.
Jul 30, 12:55
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on July 26, 2020
Manchester United 'told to pay £80m for Jack Grealish'
Aston Villa will not let Manchester United-linked Jack Grealish leave for less than £80m this summer, according to a report.
Jul 27, 23:09
John Terry during happier times for Aston Villa on May 15, 2018
Report: Aston Villa keen to re-sign defender John Terry
A report claims that Aston Villa want to re-sign veteran defender John Terry following a disappointing start to their Championship campaign.
Sep 3, 23:07
Jack Grealish warms up prior to the EFL Cup first-round game between Yeovil Town and Aston Villa on August 14, 2018
Jack Grealish 'set for Aston Villa contract talks in September'
Jack Grealish is reportedly set for fresh contract talks with Aston Villa after the transfer window shuts on Friday.
Aug 28, 14:18
Anwar El Ghazi in action for Lille on December 9, 2017
Aston Villa complete loan deal for Lille midfielder Anwar El Ghazi
Championship outfit Aston Villa confirm that they have completed the loan signing of Lille midfielder Anwar El Ghazi.
Aug 22, 17:49
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aston Villa to beat Leeds United in race to sign Anwar El Ghazi?
Aston Villa are reportedly expected to beat Leeds United in the race to sign Lille midfielder Anwar El Ghazi.
Aug 22, 12:56
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce: 'Exciting times ahead for Aston Villa'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce expects to be heavily backed in the transfer market going forward following the arrival of new owners.
Aug 13, 14:55
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on February 3, 2018
Jack Grealish 'to be offered new Aston Villa contract'
Aston Villa will reportedly offer Jack Grealish an improved contract after rejecting two summer bids from Tottenham Hotspur for the midfielder.
Aug 9, 12:56
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur 'end interest in Jack Grealish'
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly decide against making another move for Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish before the 5pm transfer deadline.
Aug 9, 11:33
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Aston Villa turn down opportunity to extend Albert Adomah contract
Aston Villa reportedly decline the opportunity to negotiate a new contract with Ghana winger Albert Adomah, whose deal expires next summer.
Aug 8, 21:29
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Jack Grealish 'disappointed with Aston Villa stance'
Jack Grealish is reportedly hopeful that a switch between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur is still a possibility, as he is keen to join the North London outfit.
Aug 8, 18:01
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish 'not for sale at any price'
Aston Villa chairman Nassef Sawiris reportedly tells Tottenham Hotspur that Jack Grealish is not for sale at any price.
Aug 8, 12:15
football pitch and stadium
Aston Villa to swoop for Alvaro Negredo?
Aston Villa will reportedly attempt to bolster their attacking options by swooping for Besiktas striker Alvaro Negredo.
Aug 7, 16:37
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce: 'Aston Villa can rebuild under new owners'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce hopes to see the club push on following the recent arrival of Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens as majority shareholders.
Aug 6, 15:14
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce relishing Aston Villa Premier League return challenge
Steve Bruce admits that he stayed put at Aston Villa despite financial troubles earlier this summer because of the challenge to get them "back to where they should be".
Aug 2, 20:39
Aston Villa's James Chester applauds the fans on November 4, 2017
James Chester happy to stay at Aston Villa
Central defender James Chester commits himself to Aston Villa for the 2018-19 campaign.
Aug 2, 13:37
Jordan Hugill in action for West Ham United on February 10, 2018
Aston Villa consider moves for Nick Powell, Jordan Hugill?
Aston Villa are reportedly looking at deals for Wigan Athletic's Nick Powell and West Ham United's Jordan Hugill.
Jul 31, 13:33
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce hopeful of retaining best Aston Villa players following owner talks
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce is confident of holding on to his best players following talks with new club owners Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens.
Jul 28, 22:27
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Aston Villa to sign Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Andre Moreira on loan
A report claims that Aston Villa have signed Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Andre Moreira on loan for the 2018-19 season.
Jul 27, 20:39
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Tottenham Hotspur confident of striking £20m Jack Grealish deal?
Daniel Levy reportedly expects Aston Villa to sell Jack Grealish to Tottenham Hotspur for a fee of £20m or less before the transfer window closes.
Jul 27, 10:23
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce to remain Aston Villa boss
Aston Villa confirm that Steve Bruce will remain as manager following the club's takeover, despite speculation linking Arsenal legend Thierry Henry with the post.
Jul 25, 18:39
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and assistant Thierry Henry during the friendly against Costa Rica on June 11, 2018
Thierry Henry 'agrees to become new Aston Villa manager'
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry reportedly verbally agrees to take over as the new Aston Villa manager.
Jul 24, 10:34
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Report: Steve Bruce to meet new Aston Villa owners on Wednesday
Steve Bruce is set to learn his fate this week as he prepares to with Aston Villa's new owners for the first time on Wednesday, according to a report.
Jul 23, 20:38
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Fulham, Crystal Palace 'enter Jack Grealish race'
Fulham and Crystal Palace reportedly join Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the race to sign Jack Grealish from Aston Villa this summer.
Jul 22, 13:24
Jack Grealish in action for Aston Villa on March 31, 2018
Steve Bruce: 'Jack Grealish not available on the cheap'
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says that it will take a "premium" price to prise Tottenham Hotspur-linked midfielder Jack Grealish away from Villa Park.
Jul 22, 11:55
Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce pictured on May 15, 2018
Steve Bruce concerned about Aston Villa future following Thierry Henry rumours
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce concedes that the club's new backers "might want to sweep things clean" by bringing in a new manager before the season starts.
Jul 22, 10:33
Belgium coach Roberto Martinez and assistant Thierry Henry during the friendly against Costa Rica on June 11, 2018
Aston Villa considering Thierry Henry appointment?
Thierry Henry reportedly emerges as a candidate for the managerial position at Aston Villa, who will now be co-owned after the arrival of Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens.
Jul 21, 10:00
A generic shot of the outside of Villa Park, home of Aston Villa
Aston Villa secure deal for "significant investment"
Aston Villa agree a deal with businessmen Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens which will see "significant investment" be put into the financially-stricken club "immediately".
Jul 20, 14:15

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JapanJapan114520
United StatesUnited States1010929
ChinaChina105823
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AustraliaAustralia61815
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Wednesday's key events


ROWING
· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

SWIMMING
· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

CYCLING
· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

DIVING
· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

EQUESTRIAN
· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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