August 3, 2019

Sancho stars as Dortmund down toothless Bayern to win German Super Cup

English winger Jadon Sancho starred for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday to help his side beat rivals Bayern Munich 2-0 to win their sixth DFL Super Cup and claim early bragging rights in the curtain raiser for the German Bundesliga.
August 3, 2019

Fulham to investigate alleged racist incident involving family of defender

Championship side Fulham said they are investigating an incident among their fans after defender Cyrus Christie said his sister was hit and racially abused during their 1-0 defeat by Barnsley on Saturday.
August 3, 2019

Man United beat AC Milan on penalties in Cardiff

Manchester United beat AC Milan 5-4 on penalties after their International Champions Cup match in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium ended 2-2 in regulation time on Saturday.
August 3, 2019

Japan’s Shibuno storms into two-shot lead at Women’s British Open

Japan's Hinako Shibuno will take a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the Women's British Open in Milton Keynes after carding a five-under 67 to move to 14 under on Saturday.
August 3, 2019

Smith again frustrates England to leave test finely balanced

Steve Smith's unbeaten 46 helped Australia recover to 124-3 in their second innings before bad light stopped play with the tourists 34 runs ahead at the end of day three of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.
August 3, 2019

Smith in ominous form and could decide tense Ashes test

Steve Smith has scored almost half of Australia's runs himself in the first Ashes test at Edgbaston, with how he performs on day four likely to have a big say in who gains the early advantage in the series.
August 3, 2019

Bury’s first two League One fixtures suspended over debts

Bury have had their first two matches of the season against Milton Keynes Dons and Accrington Stanley suspended after the third-tier club failed to provide a viable plan to settle their debts, the English Football League (EFL) has said.
August 3, 2019

Williams have turned a page, says jubilant Russell

Formula One rookie George Russell hailed a breakthrough for struggling former champions Williams on Saturday after he moved off the back row of the starting grid and qualified 15th in Hungary.
August 3, 2019

Young gun Verstappen lays to rest the old pole question

Max Verstappen took his first Formula One pole at the 93rd attempt in Hungary on Saturday and said the overriding emotion was that people would finally stop asking him when it was going to happen.
August 3, 2019

Thiem beats Ramos-Vinolas to win first title on home soil in Kitzbuehel

Austria's world number four Dominic Thiem beat Spain's Albert Ramos-Vinolas 7-6(0) 6-1 on Saturday to win the Kitzbuehel Open, his 14th ATP singles title and his first on home soil.
August 3, 2019

Murder of Mexican journalist marks third killing in one week, amid spiralling violence

Mexican officials said on Saturday they would investigate the murder of a journalist in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz who was the third reporter to be killed in a week in Mexico as the country grapples with a record murder rate.
August 3, 2019

Mercedes will choose between Ocon and Bottas, says Wolff

Mercedes Formula One boss Toto Wolff ruled out making a move for Max Verstappen or George Russell on Saturday and said Lewis Hamilton's 2020 team mate would be either Valtteri Bottas or Esteban Ocon.