September 5, 2018

World Cup title is source of French power – Deschamps

Germany are a world-class team despite their early World Cup exit but France should have the advantage when the sides meet on Thursday, French coach Didier Deschamps said on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Jensen to manage Denmark amateurs in Slovakia friendly

Former Arsenal midfielder John Jensen will manage a Denmark squad made up of five-a-side, third and fourth division players for a friendly against Slovakia on Wednesday after contract negotiations with first-team regulars reached deadlock.
September 5, 2018

De Marchi wins longest stage at Vuelta, Yates stays in red

Italian rider Alessandro de Marchi ended a three-year wait for an individual grand tour stage win with a dominant performance to take victory on stage 11 at the Vuelta a Espana on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Greipel claims second stage win on Tour of Britain

German veteran Andre Greipel claimed his second victory in four days at the Tour of Britain as he outsprinted his rivals in stage four to Royal Leamington Spa on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Poulter, Garcia, Casey and Stenson handed Europe Ryder Cup wildcards

Europe Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn loaded his team with experience when he named Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson as his four wildcards picks for this month's match against the United States in Paris.
September 5, 2018

Formula One sees esports as an Olympic opportunity

The icy wastes of Antarctica are more likely to host a Summer Games than Formula One ever becoming an Olympic medal event but the motor racing series believes esports could be a game-changer.
September 5, 2018

Djokovic set for challenge from giant slayer Millman

Novak Djokovic will try to tame Australian giant-killer John Millman in U.S. Open quarter-final action on Wednesday while Lesia Tsurenko looks to become Ukraine's first women's Grand Slam semi-finalist when she faces Naomi Osaka.
September 5, 2018

Belgium’s Mignolet, Fellaini and Benteke ruled out through injury

Belgium goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, midfielder Marouane Fellaini and striker Christian Benteke have been ruled out of the squad to face Scotland and Iceland due to injuries, the Belgian Football Association (RBFA) said on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Two Russians lose world championships medals over doping

Russian athletes Tatyana Lebedeva and Maria Abakumova have lost three world championships medals after their results were cancelled over doping, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Wednesday.
September 5, 2018

Profiles of players named on Europe Ryder Cup team

Brief profiles of the 12 players confirmed on the Europe team for the Ryder Cup against the United States to be played in Paris from Sept 28-30.
September 4, 2018

European coaches ask UEFA to review away goals rule

Europe's top club coaches have asked UEFA to review the use of the away goals rule in continental competitions because scoring away from home is not as difficult as it used to be.
September 4, 2018

Stephens sent packing by Sevastova in U.S. Open quarters

Defending U.S. Open champion Sloane Stephens was dumped out in the quarter-finals after losing 6-2 6-3 to Latvian 19th seed Anastasija Sevastova in sweltering conditions on Tuesday.