August 26, 2019

Kolisi wins fitness battle to lead Boks at World Cup

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi won his fitness battle to lead his country at the Rugby World Cup in Japan on Monday, as coach Rassie Erasmus named the back-row forward in his 31-man squad.
August 26, 2019

Sevastova condemns Bouchard to 12th successive defeat

Latvian 12th seed Anastasija Sevastova dispatched an error-prone Genie Bouchard 6-3 6-3 to reach the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday.
August 26, 2019

Rodriguez joins Real’s injury list

Real Madrid's injury worries continued at the start of the season after midfielder James Rodriguez sustained a calf injury. 
August 26, 2019

U.S. Open gets underway under cloudy skies

Partly cloudy skies and a cool breeze did little to dampen the enthusiasm of fans packed into Flushing Meadows for the U.S. Open on Monday, where the sport's biggest names were set to embark on their quest to win the year's final Grand Slam.
August 26, 2019

Cycling – Bennett sprints to win, Roche retains red in Irish Vuelta double

Bora-Hansgrohe's Sam Bennett claimed a maiden Vuelta a Espana stage victory as he pipped rival Edward Theuns to the line in a sprint finish to win stage three of the race, a 188km flat ride from Ibi to Alicante. 
August 26, 2019

Pressel, Lewis named captain’s picks for U.S. Solheim Cup team

Experienced Solheim Cup players Morgan Pressel and Stacy Lewis were captain Juli Inkster's picks for the United States team for next month's matches against Europe in Scotland.
August 26, 2019

Family’s nightmare trip to Legoland as rollercoaster gets stuck 30ft up in air in 32C heat

They were left stranded 30ft in the air
August 26, 2019

2.9 magnitude tremor hits fracking site – third quake in five days

Cuadrilla are investigating after a 2.9 magnitude tremor was recorded at its fracking site near Blackpool, the biggest quake yet.
August 26, 2019

Here are the funniest one-liners from this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Top comics have been belting out the jokes this month
August 26, 2019

Over 65s ‘no longer speak to their neighbours every day’

Only 14 percent of over 65s said they speak to their neighbours daily
August 26, 2019

These are the 15 brutal things Sainsbury’s staff want to tell customers – but can’t

What they really mean when they tell us "I'll quickly check in the back" for an item
August 26, 2019

Staycations are summer holiday savers for families wanting value for money

Many still expect to pay £300 per person for break in Britain