June 14, 2019

Girelli treble helps Italy to thrash Jamaica to reach last 16

Italy's Cristiana Girelli bagged a hat-trick and substitute Aurora Galli struck twice as they thrashed Jamaica 5-0 to qualify for the last 16 of the women’s World Cup on Friday.
June 14, 2019

Barty looking forward to fresh start on grass

Newly-crowned French Open champion Ashleigh Barty is looking forward to a fresh start as she gets ready to begin her build-up to Wimbledon on Birmingham's grasscourts next week.
June 14, 2019

Archer serves up reminder of what West Indies let slip away

When Jofra Archer returned for his second spell and took two wickets in two balls to leave West Indies reeling on Friday, the collective sighs of regret from Caribbean fans inside Southampton's Rose Bowl were almost audible.
June 14, 2019

Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s drop price of petrol and diesel for second time in a week

The three supermarkets have dropped their prices again
June 14, 2019

Berrettini sets up Struff semi-final in Stuttgart

Italian Matteo Berrettini cruised into the Stuttgart Open semi-finals after making light work of American Denis Kudla with a 6-3 6-3 win in just over an hour on Friday.
June 14, 2019

Semenya received invitation to Morocco race ‘too late’ – agent

Caster Semenya was invited on Friday to run in an 800m race in Morocco on Sunday -- after previously saying she had been denied the right to participate in the event -- but the invitation came too late for her to get there, her agent said.
June 14, 2019

Leonardo named PSG sports director

Paris St Germain have appointed the Brazilian Leonardo as sports director shortly after parting company with Portuguese Antero Henrique by mutual agreement, the French champions said on Friday.
June 14, 2019

Suarez ‘wanted to disappear from the world’ after Liverpool defeat

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said losing 4-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals was as painful as when he was sent home from the 2014 World Cup for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini and banned from football for four months.
June 14, 2019

Former Vuelta champion Cobo banned for doping violation

Spain's Juan Jose Cobo has been found guilty of an anti-doping rule violation based on "abnormalities" in his biological passport between 2009 and 2011, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Thursday.
June 14, 2019

Clean Air Day: Top tips to reduce your vehicle’s emissions

The World Health Organisation claims road transport accounts for up to 30 per cent of particulate emissions within Europe.
June 14, 2019

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland

Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Scotland in Rennes on Friday.
June 14, 2019

Talking up a storm with James Ellroy

When Adrian McKinty met James Ellroy in New York the conversation went in directions he hadn't anticipated.