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.
August 3, 2019

Second half goals keep Guangzhou four points clear

Guangzhou Evergrande maintained their four point lead at the top of the Chinese Super League on Saturday as Fabio Cannavaro's side beat Shandong Luneng 3-0 to close in on an eighth title in nine seasons.
August 3, 2019

Verstappen ends pole wait with a first in Hungary

Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrated a long-overdue first Formula One pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton qualifying third for Mercedes.
August 3, 2019

Lizzie Buttrose splits from her seventh fiance

The niece of media doyenne Ita Buttrose and sister of convicted drug dealer Richard Buttrose, Lizzie Buttrose is understood to have split from her seventh fiance.
August 3, 2019

Marquez equals Doohan’s MotoGP pole record at Czech GP

Honda's MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took a tyre gamble in drying conditions and equalled Australian Mick Doohan's record of 58 top class pole positions at the Czech Grand Prix in Brno on Saturday.
August 3, 2019

Broad and Woakes help England post first-innings lead

A vital 65-run ninth-wicket partnership between Chris Woakes and Stuart Broad helped England recover from a middle order collapse to post 374 against Australia and register a first-innings lead of 90 on day three of the first Ashes test at Edgbaston.
August 3, 2019

Social Scene: Lara Worthington MIA at bestie’s gallery opening

Where the bloody hell was Lara?
August 3, 2019

Candace Bushnell on surviving New York when you’re single and past 50

Female friendship is the key to a new life in the city, says the writer of Sex and the City.
August 3, 2019

Di Maria free kick earns PSG comeback win in French Super Cup

Paris Saint-Germain substitute Angel Di Maria scored the winner with a spectacular free kick and Kylian Mbappe was also on target as the Ligue 1 champions recovered to beat Stade Rennes 2-1 and lift the French Super Cup in Shenzhen on Saturday.