September 17, 2018

Kuwait first up for Arnold’s Australia

Australia will begin the preparations for their Asian Cup defence with a friendly against Kuwait next month as new coach Graham Arnold looks to build on the work done at their just-concluded training camp in Turkey.
September 17, 2018

Finch realised time was running out, now plans to seize chance

Opening batsman Aaron Finch knew time was running out on ever wearing the baggy green cap handed out to Australia's test cricketers, but also thought next month's series against Pakistan might be his best chance yet to earn one.
September 17, 2018

Ronaldo returns to Spain in Juve’s Champions League opener

Fresh from scoring his first goals for Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo makes an eagerly-awaited return to Spain when the Italian champions play Valencia on Wednesday in their opening Champions League group game.
September 17, 2018

Motor racing – New Zealand’s Dixon wins fifth IndyCar championship

Scott Dixon won his fifth IndyCar Series championship when he finished second in the final race of the season, the Grand Prix of Sonoma in northern California, on Sunday.
September 16, 2018

Payet scores superb volley as Marseille thrash Guingamp 4-0

Playmaker Dimitri Payet scored a stunning volley and Florian Thauvin struck twice as Marseille secured a 4-0 win in Ligue 1 over visitors Guingamp, who frustrated their more illustrious opponents at times but ultimately came up short.
September 16, 2018

Juve’s Ronaldo off the mark, Costa dismissed for spitting

Cristiano Ronaldo broke his Juventus duck in his fourth game when his second-half brace gave them a 2-1 win over Sassuolo on Sunday, although the Turin side's day was marred by a red card for Douglas Costa for spitting at an opponent.
September 16, 2018

Yates Vuelta win continues Britain’s remarkable rise

Simon Yates's Vuelta a Espana victory on Sunday continued Britain's remarkable recent domination of road cycling, delivering a ninth Grand Tour since 2012 for a country with no previous history of success in the sport.
September 16, 2018

Golovkin suffers first loss of pro career as Alvares prevails

Gennady Golovkin suffered the first loss of his professional career when Saul 'Canelo' Alvares won an epic middleweight world title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday.
September 16, 2018

In hindsight, drop goal should have been attempted, says NZ’s Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen proved that hindsight is always perfect on Sunday and said his side probably should have taken the opportunity to attempt a drop goal to win their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa on Saturday.
September 16, 2018

Equestrian – Britain lead after cross-country at WEG

Britain took the lead after the eventing cross-country phase at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina on Saturday as organisers postponed Sunday's show jumping conclusion due to expected bad weather.
September 16, 2018

Players rescue ambulance in Brazil league match

Players from Flamengo and Vasco da Gama came to the rescue of an ambulance on Saturday after the vehicle, which was transporting an injured player to hospital, refused to start.
September 16, 2018

Tennis – Pegula continues Quebec win streak with upset of Kenin

American qualifier Jessica Pegula upset fifth seed Sofia Kenin 4-6 6-2 6-4 at Quebec City on Saturday to reach her first WTA final.