August 4, 2019

More than 30 people are refusing to leave Whaley Bridge despite a serious threat to life

Police said it was disappointing so many people were refusing to leave despite the risk of the dam bursting
August 4, 2019

Man City beat Liverpool on penalties to win Community Shield

Manchester City struck an early blow for the forthcoming Premier League campaign as they beat 5-4 Liverpool on penalties to win the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday after an absorbing contest had finished 1-1.
August 4, 2019

Guardiola picks out six contenders for Premier League title race

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he expects this season's Premier League title race to be more open than last season's when his side pipped Liverpool to the line in a two-horse race after an epic tussle.
August 4, 2019

Viviani sprints to London victory

Italian Olympic champion Elia Viviani roared to victory in the RideLondon Surrey Classic on Sunday with a perfectly-timed surge to the line on The Mall.
August 4, 2019

Germany’s ‘Mo Auba’ claims $250,000 FIFA eWorld Cup jackpot

Germany's Mohammed 'Mo Auba' Harkous claimed the $250,000 first prize as he beat defending champion Mosaad 'Msdossary' Aldossary to win the FIFA eWorld Cup Grand Final on Sunday.
August 4, 2019

England battle to save Ashes opener after Smith’s second ton

A second successive century from Steve Smith swung an unpredictable Ashes opening test in Australia's favour on Sunday as the tourists set England a daunting 398 runs to win.
August 4, 2019

Imperious Smith joins the Ashes elite

Steve Smith became only the fifth Australian to make two centuries in the same Ashes test as another imperious, near-perfect innings on Sunday put a blunt England attack to the sword and left them on the brink of defeat in the Ashes opener at Edgbaston...
August 4, 2019

Rate my season? Verstappen says he is not a numbers man

Max Verstappen is in the form of his life but the 21-year-old Red Bull driver was reluctant to give himself a season's rating after a Hungarian Grand Prix weekend in which he started first and finished second.
August 4, 2019

Hungary win a testament of team work, says Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton hailed his Hungarian Grand Prix victory as 'the ultimate testament of teamwork' on Sunday after reeling in Red Bull rival Max Verstappen with a superb combination of speed and strategy.
August 4, 2019

Alli blow for Tottenham as he misses Inter defeat

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli looks certain to miss the start of the Premier League season after a hamstring injury ruled him out of his side's penalty shootout defeat by Inter Milan in their final pre-season friendly on Sunday.
August 4, 2019

Teen arrested after child ‘thrown’ from the tenth floor of the Tate Modern

Onlookers screamed as the boy plummeted from the viewing platform
August 4, 2019

Ashley risks inflaming City row with Jack Wills swoop

Mike Ashley has moved into pole position in the race to buy Jack Wills, the fashion retailer, in a move which risks inflaming growing tensions between the billionaire tycoon and City investors.