August 21, 2018

Norwegian prodigy Odegaard joins Vitesse on loan

Real Madrid's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard, once courted by Europe's top teams, has agreed to join Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem on loan, the Spanish club said on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Cricket – Buttler and Stokes hold up India victory charge

Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes provided some badly needed stability for England in the third test against India with a century partnership as they recovered to 173 for four on the fourth day.
August 21, 2018

Tennis – Edmund and Sock round out Laver Cup teams

The final team members for the second Laver Cup tennis tournament were announced on Tuesday, with Briton Kyle Edmund joining Team Europe and Jack Sock of the United States named in Team World.
August 21, 2018

Asian Games – Family kept flood news away from swimmer to help him focus

The family of Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash kept news of a devastating flood in his home state of Kerala away from him so it did not affect his Asian Games performance, the 24-year-old told Reuters on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Atletico suffer Vitolo injury blow

Atletico Madrid winger Vitolo is set to miss between two and four weeks after suffering a knee sprain during his team's 1-1 La Liga draw at Valencia on Monday.
August 21, 2018

Midfielder Brunt retires from Northern Ireland duty

Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt has announced his retirement from international football, the Irish Football Association said on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Doll leaves Ferencvaros after five years in charge

German manager Thomas Doll has left Hungary's Ferencvaros by mutual consent after five years in charge, the club said on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Motor racing – Red Bull phone call caught Gasly in his underpants

French Formula One driver Pierre Gasly was overwhelmed and under-dressed when Red Bull called to tell him he would be racing for them next season.
August 21, 2018

Beckham to receive UEFA President’s Award

Former England captain David Beckham will be presented the 2018 UEFA President's Award, in recognition of his remarkable career and humanitarian efforts, the sport's European governing body said on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Russian potash producer questions Force India F1 takeover

Russian potash producer Uralkali has questioned the process behind the sale of the Force India Formula One team after losing out in a battle between billionaire fathers of young racing drivers.
August 21, 2018

UK prosecutors drop charges against ex-police chief over Hillsborough

A former British police chief constable accused of lying over his role in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium crush that killed 96 fans will no longer face charges after a review of evidence, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
August 21, 2018

Asian Games: From the oldest to the richest – Bridge players aim to make their mark

As athletes sweated and strained on the track, field and in the pool, a more cerebral and certainly more sedentary set of competitors got down to business at the Asian Games on Tuesday.