September 15, 2018

Brentford win again to go second in Championship

A fourth consecutive league win at home saw Brentford climb to second in the English Championship table, one point behind Leeds United, after a 2-0 victory over 10-man Wigan Athletic on Saturday.
September 15, 2018

Champions France back in Davis Cup final with win over Spain

Veteran pairing Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut booked France's place in another Davis Cup final as they won the doubles to seal the champions' 3-0 victory over Spain in their World Group semi-final on Saturday.
September 15, 2018

Motor racing – Vettel rues messy qualifying session before Singapore showdown

Sebastian Vettel was left to rue another frustrating day in his pursuit of championship leader Lewis Hamilton after the German could only manage third place in qualifying for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday.
September 14, 2018

UK Athletics chief executive De Vos to step down

UK Athletics (UKA) chief executive Niels de Vos will leave his role at the end of this month after 11 years in charge, with strategy and partnerships director Nigel Holl taking up the position on an interim basis.
September 14, 2018

Fraser doubtful for Leicester clash with hamstring injury

Bournemouth midfielder Ryan Fraser is a doubt for Saturday's Premier League clash against Leicester City after sustaining a hamstring injury on international duty with Scotland, manager Eddie Howe said on Friday.
September 14, 2018

‘Golden Girl’ Coventry plans Zimbabwe’s Olympic revival

Zimbabwe's new minister of sport Kirsty Coventry believes the country needs to be more "strategic" in the development of Olympic athletes as she seeks to unlock the potential of the African nation on the global stage.
September 14, 2018

Kante backs Loftus-Cheek to shine at Chelsea

Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek has the qualities to play more regularly for Chelsea in the Premier League and must continue improving to secure a spot in the starting XI, team mate N'Golo Kante has said.
September 14, 2018

Wallaby Pocock still wary of neck problem

Wallabies loose forward David Pocock is still wary of a neck problem that sidelined him for the Rugby Championship match against South Africa and suggested it might require long-term management.
September 14, 2018

Kolisi says World Cup still the goal for Boks as they face All Blacks

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi did little to ease any fears that his side can arrest their slide in the Rugby Championship ahead of their clash with the All Blacks on Saturday.
September 14, 2018

Shastri wants practice games for India ahead of Australia tests

India coach Ravi Shastri has requested the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to schedule practice matches ahead of their test series in Australia this year, but is not sure if additional fixtures can be inserted into a crammed schedule.
September 14, 2018

All Blacks skills set them apart as title beckons against Boks

The sound of a tightly spinning rugby ball whistling through the air before it slapped into a massive hand resonated as the All Blacks completed their preparations on Friday for their Rugby Championship clash against South Africa.
September 14, 2018

Four weeks in hospital for Du Preez after throat surgery

Worcester Warriors loose forward Cornell du Preez will remain in hospital for four weeks after having surgery for a throat injury sustained in their season-opener against Wasps, the English Premiership club said.