July 23, 2019

Athletics: Taylor to fly 5,000 miles to take one jump at U.S. meet

Olympic and world champion Christian Taylor will do more flying than jumping this week.
July 23, 2019

Dutch striker Janssen heads for Mexico after failing to shine with Spurs

Dutch striker Vincent Janssen has agreed a deal to join Mexican club Monterrey after failing to make an impact during his three-year stint with Champions League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur.
July 23, 2019

PSV edge Basel in thriller as Dinamo and Copenhagen win

Former European Cup winners PSV Eindhoven scored two late goals to earn a roller-coaster 3-2 home win over Basel in the first-leg of their Champions League qualifying second round match on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Nike inks endorsement deal with basketball star Zion Williamson

Nike Inc has signed Zion Williamson, the No. 1 NBA draft pick and rising 19-year-old basketball star, to its Jordan brand, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Doping: Uzbek wrestler Taymazov stripped of London 2012 gold medal

Uzbek freestyle wrestler Artur Taymazov has been stripped of his London 2012 Olympic gold medal after re-analysis of stored samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Cycling: Ewan claims second stage win as Thomas takes minor tumble

Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed his second victory in this year's Tour de France when he prevailed in a bunch sprint at the end of a crash-hit 16th stage on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Newcastle sign Joelinton from Hoffenheim in club record deal

Newcastle United have signed Brazilian forward Joelinton from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim on a six-year deal for a club record fee, the Premier League team announced on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Metro Bank to seek new chair as Hill steps aside

Metro Bank will on Wednesday try to draw a line under a series of corporate governance rows with the City by announcing that it is kicking off a search for a new chairman.
July 23, 2019

Boxing: Russian Dadashev dies after suffering head injuries in fight – reports

Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering head injuries during a fight last week, TASS news agency reported on Tuesday.
July 23, 2019

Malinga to retire from ODIs after first Bangladesh match

Sri Lanka fast bowling ace Lasith Malinga will retire from 50-over internationals after Friday's first match against Bangladesh in Colombo, captain Dimuth Karunaratne has said.
July 23, 2019

City manager Guardiola dismisses Chinese media criticism

Pep Guardiola made an impassioned defence of Manchester City and his players after criticism in China's state media over his club's "arrogance" during their stopover in Nanjing and Shanghai for last week's Premier League Asia Trophy.
July 23, 2019

Chelsea’s Lampard gets message across to players in Barca win

New Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes he is getting his message across to the players following their 2-1 victory over Barcelona in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday.