October 2, 2019

Esports: Ferrari’s Tonizza stays ahead after round two of F1 Pro Series

Ferrari's David Tonizza stayed ahead in the Formula One esports Pro Series on Wednesday but Red Bull topped the teams' standings.
October 2, 2019

Beer tax ads shown to under-18s on Facebook

Facebook is showing adverts for a campaign to cut beer tax to people under the legal drinking age, even though the organisation behind the ads says it did not target under-18s, Sky News can reveal.
October 2, 2019

IndyCar’s aeroscreen gets thumbs up from Power and Dixon

Former Indianapolis 500 winners Scott Dixon and Will Power tested IndyCar's new cockpit protection device on Wednesday and both drivers gave the aeroscreen a thumbs up and said it was already fit for racing.
October 2, 2019

Suarez double as Barca fight back to sink Inter

Luis Suarez scored two classy goals to inspire Barcelona to a 2-1 comeback win over Inter Milan in the Champions League on Wednesday and inflict a first defeat on Antonio Conte since he took charge of the Italians.
October 2, 2019

Injury-free at last, Messi dazzles in Barca win

Lionel Messi showed Barcelona what they have been missing with his repeated injuries this season by producing a stunning and decisive assist in Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Inter Milan which kick-started their Champions League campaign.
October 2, 2019

All Blacks to continue building against Namibia

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen heads into the short turnaround for their third World Cup Pool B match against Namibia on Sunday relatively comfortable that his side are building towards the knockout stages of the tournament.
October 2, 2019

Klopp not angry as Liverpool escape after loss of focus

Liverpool almost paid the price, in embarrassing fashion, for taking their foot off the gas as they let a three-goal lead slip against Salzburg at Anfield on Wednesday but manager Juergen Klopp said he felt no anger after this team's 4-3 win.
October 2, 2019

Warner takes lead after Day One of decathlon, Mayer lurks

Canada's Damian Warner snatched the lead after the opening day of decathlon competition at the world athletics championships on Wednesday but will have restless night with world record holder and defending champion Kevin Mayer lurking just 30 points ba...
October 2, 2019

Johnson-Thompson leads heptathlon after four events

Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson produced two personal bests as she made a superb start to the heptathlon at the world athletics championships on Wednesday, opening a 96-point lead over defending champion Nafissatou Thiam after four events.
October 2, 2019

Asher-Smith seizes golden opportunity

Dina Asher-Smith seized her golden opportunity to win the world championship 200 metres on Wednesday and become the first British woman to claim a global sprint title.
October 2, 2019

Fajdek golden again at world championships

Poland's Pawel Fajdek was again in a class of his own as he claimed a fourth consecutive hammer world championship on Wednesday by unleashing the only effort over 80 metres.
October 2, 2019

Lyon punish dreadful defending to beat Leipzig 2-0

Olympique Lyonnais forwards Memphis Depay and Martin Terrier made the most of dreadful defensive errors to score in a 2-0 Champions League win at RB Leipzig on Wednesday.