July 10, 2019

Cycling: Slovak Sagan claims fifth stage of Tour

Peter Sagan burst into life on the Tour de France when he claimed the fifth stage at the end of a 175.5-km bumpy ride from St Die des Vosges on Wednesday.
July 10, 2019

New York showers U.S. women’s soccer team with confetti and love

Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York City honoured the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's righ...
July 10, 2019

Bautista Agut wears down Pella to reach semi-final

Roberto Bautista Agut reached his first Grand Slam semi-final by wearing down Argentine Guido Pella at Wimbledon on Wednesday to steal a march on his more decorated fellow Spaniard Rafa Nadal.
July 10, 2019

Clinical Djokovic destroys Goffin to reach semis

Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from an edgy start to deliver a devastating display that crushed the spirit of 21st-seeded Belgian David Goffin in straight sets on Wednesday and sent the defending champion surging into the Wimbledon semi-finals.
July 10, 2019

Highlights: Wimbledon day nine

Highlights of the ninth day at Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam tournament of the year, on Wednesday (times GMT):
July 10, 2019

Strycova has no fear ahead of Serena clash

Unseeded Czech Barbora Strycova believes she has the weapons to upset seven-times champion Serena Williams in Thursday's Wimbledon semi-final and will walk on Centre Court with no fear.
July 10, 2019

England wait on pitch before naming bowling attack

England may change their bowling combination for Thursday's Cricket World Cup semi-final against Australia if the Edgbaston pitch assists spinners, captain Eoin Morgan said on Wednesday.
July 10, 2019

Kate Middleton at the polo: Duchess wears pink at the polo with Meghan

KATE MIDDLETON, 37, arrived at the polo today clutching Louis in her arms. She wore a pink midi dress with choirboy sleeves.
July 10, 2019

Serena returned to tennis to hunt down Slam No. 24, says coach

Patrick Mouratoglou has steered Serena Williams to some of her greatest achievements, but the coach has never seen the American work as hard as she has to battle back from injury and illness in pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles titl...
July 10, 2019

John Birmingham rides the audiobook wave with his new novel

Though Zero Day Code imagines a bleak future, its author is optimistic about the future of audio storytelling.
July 10, 2019

Silverstone agrees five-year deal for British GP

Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced by Formula One on Wednesday.
July 10, 2019

Jeremy Hunt v Boris Johnson: Who won in the Tory leadership TV debate?

Some sat that BoJo got his 'mojo' back