September 4, 2018

Viviani takes second Vuelta stage victory, Yates stays in red

Italian Elia Viviani sprinted to a second stage victory at the Vuelta a Espana on Tuesday while Briton Simon Yates retained his slender, one-second lead in the general classification after stage 10.
September 4, 2018

USA Gymnastics says CEO out in latest post-scandal shakeup

USA Gymnastics said on Tuesday its chief executive had left the sport's national governing body, as the organisation tries to recover from a scandal over the sexual abuse of hundreds of female athletes by one of its team doctors.
September 4, 2018

World’s best to tackle man-made waves at Surf Ranch Pro

The world's best surfers are heading inland this week to California's farm country as they compete in the first-ever World Surf League event on mechanical waves.
September 4, 2018

Austin circuit to host F1 and IndyCar next year

Fernando Alonso can look forward to another familiar track if he moves to IndyCars next season after Austin's Circuit of the Americas (COTA) announced on Tuesday they will host the U.S. open-wheel series as well as Formula One.
September 4, 2018

Lallana ruled out of England squad with groin injury

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has withdrawn from the England squad to face Spain and Switzerland after picking up a groin injury in training, the English Football Association (FA) said on Tuesday.
September 4, 2018

German League boss rules out Bundesliga matches abroad

German football league boss Christian Seifert has ruled out any chance of following La Liga's example by staging matches abroad.
September 4, 2018

Serena set for Pliskova challenge in New York

Serena Williams has been unstoppable in New York but faces her toughest test yet when she battles Karolina Pliskova on Tuesday in the quarter-finals at the U.S. Open.
September 4, 2018

Alaphilippe wins Tour of Britain stage three, Bevin takes overall lead

French rider Julian Alaphilippe won the third stage of the Tour of Britain on Tuesday after a bunch sprint at the end of the 128-kilometre course around Bristol.
September 4, 2018

Nike features NFL’s Kaepernick among athletes in ‘Just Do It’ campaign

Nike Inc has chosen Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racism, as one of the faces for advertisements commemorating the 30th anniversary of its "Just Do It" slogan, a move that could draw U.S...
September 4, 2018

Morata – ‘Last season everything was a disaster’

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata said his form last season was a disaster and added that he contemplated moving away from the Premier League after failing to get into Spain's squad for the World Cup.
September 4, 2018

McLaren driver Norris is a young man in a hurry

Lando Norris, who will debut for McLaren next year as Britain's newest and youngest ever Formula One driver, is a man in a hurry and the 18-year-old already has the speeding fine to prove it.
September 4, 2018

Fry returns to McLaren as engineering director

McLaren's former engineering head Pat Fry has returned to the Formula One team as they seek to build a better car for next season after years of under-performing.