September 6, 2018

Woods, McIlroy share lead for first time on PGA Tour

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy broke new ground when they tied for the first-round lead at the BMW Championship in Pennsylvania on Thursday.
September 6, 2018

Areola saves France in Nations League draw with Germany

World champions France never hit top form and had third-choice keeper Alphonse Areola to thank for a 0-0 draw against Germany in their inaugural Nations League game on Thursday, their first appearance since lifting the World Cup.
September 6, 2018

Keys locks another U.S. Open semi-final

American Madison Keys clinched her second consecutive U.S. Open semi-final berth on Wednesday, using her powerful serve to get an edge on 30th seed Carla Suarez Navarro and win 6-4 6-3.
September 6, 2018

Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic

Kei Nishikori advanced to the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday with a grinding 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6-6-4 win over Marin Cilic, gaining a small measure of revenge on the man who crushed his grand slam dream in the 2014 final.
September 5, 2018

Nishikori takes revenge on Cilic

Kei Nishikori advanced to the U.S. Open semi-finals on Wednesday with a grinding 2-6 6-4 7-6(5) 4-6-6-4 win over Marin Cilic, gaining a small measure of revenge on the man who crushed his Grand Slam dream in the 2014 final.
September 5, 2018

Futsal keeper Haagh spares Denmark blushes in Slovakia

Futsal goalkeeper Christoffer Haagh swapped the five-a-side court for a full-size pitch to help a callow Denmark side save face in a 3-0 friendly defeat by Slovakia on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Pressure-free Osaka gets back to business

Naomi Osaka seemed to shrug off the weight of history on Wednesday, when she beat Lesia Tsurenko at the U.S. Open to become the first Japanese woman since 1996 to advance to the semi-finals of a Grand Slam.
September 5, 2018

Osaka steamrolls Tsurenko to reach U.S. Open semis

Naomi Osaka enjoyed a comfortable 6-1 6-1 win over Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko at the U.S. Open on Wednesday to become the first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach the semi-final stage of a Grand Slam.
September 5, 2018

Cipriani will be judged on Gloucester form – Jones

Flyhalf Danny Cipriani's chances of England selection depend on his form for Gloucester, England coach Eddie Jones said on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Former French Open champion Schiavone calls time on career

Francesca Schiavone, who became the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title when she triumphed at the 2010 French Open, announced her retirement from professional tennis at the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

All Blacks shuffle side to face Pumas

New Zealand flyhalf Richie Mo'unga, prop Karl Tu'inkuafe and loose forward Shannon Frizell will start Saturday's test against Argentina to get experience ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup.
September 5, 2018

Liverpool’s Lallana set to return this month after England training injury

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana will be available for selection later this month after a scan revealed he suffered a minor groin injury on international duty, the Premier League club said on Wednesday.