August 29, 2018

U.S. Open regrets Cornet’s warning for shirt change

The U.S. Open has said it regrets that French player Alize Cornet was given a warning for removing her shirt during a match following complaints that the decision was sexist.
August 29, 2018

Champions League draw factbox

The draw for a new-look Champions League group stage, featuring more teams from Europe's top five leagues and fewer representatives from the smaller ones, takes place in Monaco on Thursday (1600 GMT).
August 29, 2018

Ambris in Windies squad for two test series in India

Eight months after a nightmare debut test series, opening batsman Sunil Ambris returns to the West Indies squad for their two tests in India in October.
August 29, 2018

Heat rule in effect again at U.S. Open

The U.S. Open will implement its heat rule for the second day running to give suffering players some relief from the brutally hot temperatures and high humidity at Flushing Meadows.
August 29, 2018

Day 12 of the Asian Games

Highlights of day 12 of the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang on Wednesday (times GMT):
August 29, 2018

Loew admits mistakes in World Cup debacle, makes few changes to squad

Germany coach Joachim Loew admitted making several mistakes that contributed to their World Cup debacle but opted for only a handful of changes to the squad for next month's internationals, saying a balance of experience and youth was necessary.
August 29, 2018

Germany’s Loew repeatedly snubbed by Ozil after national team exit

Germany coach Joachim Loew said he was snubbed by Mesut Ozil after the midfielder abruptly retired from international duty following the furore over a photo with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan prior to the World Cup in June.
August 29, 2018

England’s Bairstow to play with fractured finger in fourth test against India

Jonny Bairstow was selected to play as a specialist batsman in England's fourth test against India even though he fractured a finger while keeping wicket in the third-test loss.
August 29, 2018

Games – Bahrain’s Odiong completes women’s sprint double in Jakarta

Nigerian-born Edidiong Odiong of Bahrain pipped India's Dutee Chand for the second time in three days to win the women's 200 metres gold and claim the prestigious sprint double at the Asian Games on Wednesday.
August 29, 2018

Son’s South Korea in football final after Vietnam win

South Korea beat Vietnam 3-1 in the Asian Games semi-finals on Wednesday thanks to Lee Seung-woo's double and if they retain the title it would have significant ramifications for striker Son Heung-min's professional career.
August 29, 2018

Everton’s Zouma not giving up on Chelsea career

French defender Kurt Zouma is confident of playing for Chelsea in the near future despite agreeing to a season-long loan with Everton in search of regular first-team football.
August 29, 2018

Striker Robson-Kanu calls time on Wales career

Wales striker Hal Robson-Kanu has announced his retirement from international football to focus on his club career, the West Bromwich Albion player said in a statement on Wednesday.