August 31, 2018

Vietnam gives green light to F1 race in Hanoi

The Vietnamese government has said it supports the idea of staging a Formula One race on the streets of the capital Hanoi.
August 31, 2018

Australia’s Kerevi out for at least two more months

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika's concerns over his midfield continued to mount on Friday with centre Samu Kerevi acknowledging he would not return to action for at least another two months.
August 31, 2018

Sharapova battles past Cirstea to set up Ostapenko clash

Maria Sharapova battled past unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2 7-5 at the U.S. Open on Thursday to set up a third round clash with Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko.
August 31, 2018

Australia test hopefuls fail to fire in India

Australia's hopes of rebounding quickly from the sandpaper scandal in South Africa have hit a rough patch, with few players staking their claims for a spot in Tim Paine's side ahead of the Pakistan test series in the United Arab Emirates.
August 31, 2018

Tsurenko hands Wozniacki another second round exit

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki was dumped out of the U.S. Open after a shock 6-4 6-2 loss to Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko on Thursday as the Dane's second round woes continued at Flushing Meadows.
August 31, 2018

Liverpool relishing PSG, Napoli battles in Europe – Klopp

Liverpool are looking forward to facing off against Paris St Germain and Napoli in the group stage of the Champions League, with manager Juergen Klopp anticipating a tough run in the tournament.
August 31, 2018

Djokovic overcomes blip to beat Sandgren at U.S. Open

Two-times former champion Novak Djokovic overcame a lapse in concentration to beat unseeded American Tennys Sandgren 6-1 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2 and reach the third round of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
August 31, 2018

New Zealand Rugby take back ownership of misfiring Blues

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) have bought back a 40 percent stake in the Auckland Blues from their private owners after a review of the team's performance both on and off the field.
August 31, 2018

Liverpool to face Chelsea in League Cup third round

Liverpool will host Chelsea in the League Cup third round after Thursday's draw threw up four all-Premier League ties.
August 31, 2018

Team mates got us out of jail, says Rangers’ Flanagan

Rangers full-back Jon Flanagan has apologised for the red card that saw his side reduced to nine men in the Europa League playoffs on Thursday and hailed the effort of his team mates after they held on for a 1-1 draw with Russia's FC Ufa.
August 31, 2018

Williams sister act extended to 30th meeting

It takes something special to grab the spotlight on a Friday night in the Big Apple but few contests attract more attention than Williams v Williams and the tennis sisters have New York buzzing as they prepare to clash for a 30th time.
August 31, 2018

Monaco sign Belgium forward Chadli from West Brom

AS Monaco have brought in Belgium forward Nacer Chadli on a three-year contract from English second-tier side West Bromwich Albion for an undisclosed fee, the clubs announced on Thursday.