September 26, 2018

Cricket – Afghanistan savour tie with India that felt like victory

If there were any lingering doubts about Afghanistan's stature as one of the most mercurial sides in limited-overs cricket, Rashid Khan and Mohammad Shahzad dismissed them in style during Tuesday's epic Asia Cup tie against India.
September 26, 2018

Pochettino confident new Spurs stadium ready by Christmas

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is confident the club will be able to move into their new stadium before the New Year after a series of expensive delays.
September 26, 2018

FA charges Newcastle manager over referee comments

The English Football Association has charged Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez for comments he made about referee Andre Marriner before his team played Crystal Palace in the Premier League at Selhurst Park on Saturday.
September 26, 2018

Slater decision sparks uproar before NRL Grand Final

The credibility of Australia's National Rugby League has been called into question in the leadup to the season-ending Grand Final after Melbourne Storm fullback Billy Slater was acquitted of a shoulder charge and cleared to play in the title-decider.
September 26, 2018

Rugby – Sanchez wants All Blacks breakthrough before Paris exile

If the end for Nicolas Sanchez in the Pumas shirt is indeed near, there is nothing Argentina's record points scorer would like more than to help his country beat the All Blacks for the first time before he heads off to France.
September 26, 2018

Rugby – Sanchez wants All Blacks breakthrough before Paris exile

If the end for Nicolas Sanchez in the Pumas shirt is indeed near, there is nothing Argentina's record points scorer would like more than to help his country beat the All Blacks for the first time before he heads off to France.
September 26, 2018

Proud Lampard revels in win over mentor Mourinho

Derby County manager Frank Lampard picked up the biggest scalp so far in his young managerial career on Tuesday when his second tier Championship team knocked Manchester United, coached by his former boss Jose Mourinho, out of the League Cup.
September 25, 2018

Mourinho strips Pogba of United vice-captaincy but says no row

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said on Tuesday he had stripped France midfielder Paul Pogba of his vice-captain's role at the club but denied there was a rift between the pair.
September 25, 2018

United knocked out of League Cup by Derby on penalties

Manchester United crashed out of the League Cup with a defeat on penalties to Championship side Derby County on Tuesday after the third-round tie ended 2-2 in normal time at Old Trafford.
September 25, 2018

FIFA moves closer to restricting loans, limiting agents fees

FIFA has moved closer to a reform of the transfer system after a key committee backed proposals to restrict loans and limit agents' fees, the global soccer body said on Tuesday.
September 25, 2018

A taste of his Sunday best whets Woods’ appetite for battle

A new cuddly, feely Tiger Woods was on display for the media on Tuesday, but after professing his delight at making the team and thanking his captain for picking him, the mask eventually slipped to reveal a chilling reminder of Tiger Mark I.
September 25, 2018

Mickelson dangles tantalising prospect of pairing with Woods again

Phil Mickelson on Tuesday dangled the mouth-watering prospect of a possible pairing with a resurgent Tiger Woods at this week's Ryder Cup.