November 14, 2019

Djokovic’s hopes crushed as Federer serves up a masterclass

Roger Federer lit up the O2 Arena with a dazzling 6-4 6-3 defeat of Novak Djokovic to hand the Serb an early ATP Finals exit and wreck his bid to end the year ranked number one on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

Kane treble as England demolish Montenegro to book Euro 2020 spot

Harry Kane scored a first half hat-trick as England booked their place in the finals of Euro 2020 as group winners with a crushing 7-0 victory over Montenegro at Wembley Stadium on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

Sterling and Southgate defend Gomez after Wembley boos

England forward Raheem Sterling, left out of the team for Thursday's 7-0 win over Montenegro at Wembley following a clash with team mate Joe Gomez, backed the Liverpool defender after he was booed by some of the crowd.
November 14, 2019

Goldman-backed venture nears TalkTalk broadband deal

A new ultrafast broadband network backed by Goldman Sachs, the Wall Street bank, is closing in on a deal to take over a rival venture set up by TalkTalk, the FTSE-250 telecoms group.
November 14, 2019

Ronaldo bags hat-trick, closes on 100 goals in Portugal rout

Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo scored another treble, moving closer to 100 international goals, as he led the European champions to a 6-0 drubbing of Lithuania in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

Czechs clinch Euro 2020 spot with 2-1 win over Kosovo

Czech Republic punched their ticket to Euro 2020 by coming from behind to beat Kosovo 2-1 as Alex Kral scored one goal and set up another to give the hosts second spot in Group A on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

Rapinoe calls for more investment in U.S. women’s game

Two-time World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe has been at the forefront of the U.S. national women's team's fight for gender pay equity but the fiery forward has told Reuters she also hopes for more investment in the domestic league and better pay for club p...
November 14, 2019

Mitrovic double keeps Serbia in Euro 2020 contention

Serbia kept alive their hopes of reaching next year's European Championship after a first-half brace from Aleksandar Mitrovic helped them scramble a 3-2 home win over Luxembourg in a Group B qualifier on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

Giroud spot-kick gives France hard-fought win over Moldova

France's efforts to celebrate their qualification for Euro 2020 were almost spoiled by Moldova, with an Olivier Giroud penalty sparing their blushes as they came from behind to win 2-1 and go top of Group H on Thursday.
November 14, 2019

African champions Algeria begin title defence with rout of Zambia

Algeria thrashed Zambia 5-0 on Thursday in a successful start to the defence of their continental crown, winning their opening qualifier for the 2021 African Cup of Nations 117 days after lifting the trophy.
November 14, 2019

I couldn’t turn down Toronto offer, says Williams

Sonny Bill Williams said on Thursday he had not planned to return to rugby league but felt the offer to join Toronto Wolfpack ahead of their debut in England's top-tier Super League was too good to turn down.
November 14, 2019

Hamilton waiting on Wolff ahead of 2021 contract talks

Lewis Hamilton intends to stay in Formula One beyond 2020 but he said on Thursday he wanted to know Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff's personal plans before agreeing any new deal.