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England are the defending champions and have won their first two group games in Ireland Women’s Rugby World Cup: England v USA Date: 17 August Time: 14:30 BST Venue: Billings Park, Dublin Coverage details: BBC Radio 5 live sports extra commentary (online only) and live text on the BBC Sport […]

England make six changes for World Cup decider


Mark Sampson led England to the semi-finals of the European Championships in the Netherlands this summer An England player was left “shocked” after being the subject of alleged ‘racial’ remarks made by women’s national team head coach Mark Sampson. Sampson is accused of saying – in 2015 – that the […]

England coach Sampson accused of ‘racial’ comments



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T20 Blast: Jos Buttler’s 50 helps Lancashire beat Worcestershire


Sean Morrison put Cardiff City ahead on the stroke of half time Cardiff City have won their opening three league games of a season for the first time in the Championship club’s 107-year history. Goals either side of the interval by Sean Morrison and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing gave the Bluebirds a […]

Cardiff win opening three league games for first time in ...



Reece’s 66 helps Derbyshire beat Durham NatWest T20 Blast Dates: 7 July – 2 September Coverage: Ball-by-ball local radio commentary on every match online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. In-play highlights and live text commentary of selected games on the BBC Sport website. Selected commentaries on BBC Radio 5 […]

Derbyshire & Middlesex win in T20 Blast to boost quarter-final ...




Manu Tuilagi has played just 17 minutes of Test rugby since 2014 The “mental torture” of injuries played a part in Manu Tuilagi’s latest off-field indiscretion, says his Leicester Tigers head coach Matt O’Connor. Tuilagi was sent home from England’s training camp last week after what was reported as an […]

‘Tuilagi affected by mental torture of injuries’


Charley Hull (left) will play in her third Solheim Cup, with Europe captained by Annika Sorenstam (right) Charley Hull says she will use a hostile atmosphere in Iowa to her advantage when Europe face the USA in the Solheim Cup this week. The 21-year-old, Britain’s highest-ranked female golfer, was part […]

Europe’s Hull ready for Solheim Cup hostilities



Australia beat New Zealand by three-wickets in the inaugural day-night Test in Adelaide in November 2015 First Investec Test: England v West Indies Venue: Edgbaston Dates: 17-21 August Start: 14:00 BST Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, BBC Radio 4 LW & online; […]

Day-night Test ‘step into the unknown’ – Broad




Gylfi Sigurdsson has also played for Tottenham, Reading, Shrewsbury and Crewe in England Everton have agreed a deal to sign Swansea City midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for a fee believed to be about £45m. The Iceland international scored nine goals and contributed 13 assists last season to help the Swans beat […]

Everton agree £45m deal for Swansea’s Sigurdsson




Trent Alexander-Arnold (second from right) was starting his ninth game for Liverpool Liverpool will take a one-goal advantage back to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League play-off tie with Hoffenheim after Trent Alexander-Arnold’s free-kick and an own goal earned them a hard-fought victory in Germany. Rookie full-back […]

Liverpool beat Hoffenheim in Champions League first leg


Kyle Edmund is second in the British men’s rankings behind Andy Murray British number two Kyle Edmund is out of the Cincinnati Masters after a first-round loss to Joao Sousa. The world number 45 went down 3-6 6-2 3-6 in one hour and 37 minutes to his Portuguese opponent, who […]

GB’s Edmund loses in Cincinnati first round






Curtly Ambrose took 405 wickets from 98 Tests at an average of 20.99, his last Test appearance coming against England at The Oval in 2000 First Investec Test: England v West Indies Venue: Edgbaston Dates: 17-21 August Start: 14:00 BST Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 […]

As a realist I’m not sure West Indies will compete ...


Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer tells presenter Mark Chapman and fellow pundit Jermaine Jenas that Tottenham’s players do not “deserve more money” because they “haven’t won anything” following comments by Spurs defender Danny Rose. READ MORE:Pochettino accepts Rose apology In the same category are England make six changes […]

Match of the Day: Tottenham players don’t deserve more money ...



Every top team looks to make a statement at the start of the season, and the one Manchester United put out with Sunday’s 4-0 win over West Ham was pretty emphatic. That was the quickest I have seen United move the ball around for a long time and there was […]

Why Man Utd look so menacing – Shearer analysis


Keaton Jennings scored 127 runs in eight innings against South Africa I watched England’s final Test against South Africa and really felt for Keaton Jennings. He has not scored the runs, and his technical difficulties around fourth stump have not withstood the severe cross-examination of the high-profile media pundits who […]

How to avoid being dropped by England – Compton’s open ...



Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won 34 Grand Slam titles between them Rafael Nadal will be the new world number one from next Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The Swiss 19-time Grand Slam winner was the only player who could have […]

Nadal to return to No 1 spot after Federer withdraws ...




Diego Costa scored 20 goals in 35 Premier League games for champions Chelsea last season Chelsea forward Diego Costa’s refusal to return to training is “disgraceful”, says former Arsenal striker Ian Wright. The 28-year-old, who is currently in his native Brazil, said he has been treated like a “criminal” and […]

Costa’s behaviour is ‘disgraceful’ – Wright




‘You never write the fact’ – Salazar criticism frustrates Farah Mo Farah has accused sections of the media of trying to “destroy” his legacy over his relationship with his coach Alberto Salazar. The Briton has worked with the American since 2011, winning four Olympic gold medals and six world titles. […]

Farah says media want to ‘destroy’ legacy – watch & ...


Dele Alli scored 18 Premier League goals for Tottenham last season Tottenham made a winning start to the 2017-18 Premier League season as 10-man Newcastle endured a difficult return to the top flight. The Magpies, promoted as winners of the Championship last term, had captain Jonjo Shelvey sent off early […]

Alli inspires Spurs win against 10-man Newcastle



Emily Scarratt nearly scored a hat-trick but had to settle for two tries after losing control of the ball as she tried to finish this attempt England v Italy England (22) 56 Tries: Scarratt 2, Matthews, Thompson 2, Cokayne, Taylor, Waterman 2, Wilson-Hardy Cons: Scarratt 2, Reed Italy (8) 13 […]

England score 10 tries as they brush aside Italy


Costa scored 20 goals in 35 matches as Chelsea won the title last season Diego Costa has described his treatment by Chelsea like that of a “criminal” and confirmed he wants to join Atletico Madrid. The striker, 28, last played for Chelsea in the FA Cup final in May, and […]

I’ve been treated like a criminal – Costa




Red cards, dream debuts and high-scoring encounters – the Premier League is back. Champions Chelsea had two players sent off as Antonio Conte’s side lost at home to Burnley. New signing Romelu Lukaku scored twice as Manchester United got their campaign off to a flying start with a big win […]

Which player is like a young Drogba? Check out Garth’s ...



Romelu Lukaku is the fourth Manchester United player to score a brace on his Premier League debut Romelu Lukaku announced his arrival at Old Trafford by scoring twice on his Premier League debut for Manchester United as they embarrassed West Ham. Jose Mourinho’s team were a constant threat against a […]

Lukaku scores twice as Man Utd thrash West Ham


Justin Thomas wins maiden major championship US PGA Championship – final leaderboard -8 Thomas (US); -6 Molinari (Ita), Reed (US) Oosthuizen (SA); -5 Fowler (US), Matsuyama (Jpn); -4 DeLaet (Can), Kisner (US) Selected others:-1 Smith (Eng), Day (Aus); level D Johnson (US), Casey (Eng); +1 McIlroy (NI), Poulter (Eng); +2 […]

Thomas wins maiden major at US PGA – highlights & ...



GB women claim silver in 4x400m final Britain’s 4×400 metres women won a brilliant silver and the GB men bronze as the host nation finished the World Championships on a high. Behind a superlative US performance for gold, the British quartet of Zoey Clark, Laviai Nielsen, Eilidh Doyle and Emily […]

GB women win 4x400m silver as men take bronze – ...







Benin striker Mounie joined the Terriers for a club-record £12m earlier this summer Huddersfield Town made a dream start to their debut season in the Premier League as new Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer endured a miserable first game. The Terriers, playing in the English top flight for the […]

New boys Huddersfield put three past De Boer’s Palace




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‘That was phenomenal!’ Watch GB win stunning relay gold as ...


Shots of the day – day three US PGA leaderboard, round two -7 Kisner (US); -6 Stroud (US), Matsuyama (Jpn); -5 Thomas (US), Oosthuizen (SA); -3 Murray (US); -2 DeLaet (Can), F Molinari (Ita), Reed (US), Woodland (US), Brown (US) Selected others: -1 Fowler (US); Level Day (Aus), Casey (Eng); […]

Kisner one shot clear after third round at US PGA



It seemed to be game over when Sam Vokes headed Burnley’s third goal – but Chelsea almost saved a point Champions Chelsea suffered a nightmare start to their Premier League title defence, having two men sent off as Burnley claimed a superb win at Stamford Bridge. It would be easy […]

Nine-man Chelsea stunned by Burnley




GB win gold as Bolt pulls up in 4x100m relay Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver […]

GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured ...





Philippe Coutinho started 31 Premier League games for Liverpool last season, scoring 13 goals Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho has submitted a transfer request, hours after the Premier League club released a statement saying he is not for sale. Coutinho stated his desire to leave via email. The club rejected the […]

Liverpool’s Coutinho submits transfer request




Highlights: Partick Thistle 0-1 Celtic Defending champions Celtic survived a late penalty claim to earn a 1-0 win over Partick Thistle at Firhill. Olivier Ntcham volleyed Celtic in front by virtue of a deflection off captain Scott Brown. Kris Doolan passed up a golden opportunity to equalise when he put […]

Celtic edge to narrow win at Partick




Day, Matsuyama & Singh in best shots from day two US PGA leaderboard, day two -8 Kisner (US) Matsuyama (Jpn); -6 Day (Aus); -5 F Molinari (It), Oosthuizen (SA), Stroud (US, 13); -3 Fowler (US), Thomas (US), Casey (Eng) Selected others: +1 Westwood (Eng, 15);+2 D Johnson (US), McIlroy (NI), […]

Matsuyama shoots 64 to share US PGA lead – highlights ...






Giroud’s dramatic winner was his 50th goal for Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in all competitions Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season. The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes […]

Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller


Suzie Bates and Hayley Matthews take 34 off a Holly Huddleston over in Southern Vipers’ nine-wicket win over Western Storm in the opening Women’s Super League match at Southampton. MATCH REPORT: Vipers thrash Storm in Super League Available to UK users only. In the same category are England make six […]

Super League: Southern Vipers score 34 runs off one over ...



Nathan Cleverly has won 30 of his 33 fights Britain’s Nathan Cleverly will defend his WBA light-heavyweight title against Badou Jack on Saturday, 26 August. The bout will take place on the Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor undercard in Las Vegas. Welshman Cleverly said: “I’ve trained long and hard for […]

‘I’m ready to be let off leash’ – Cleverly to ...


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US PGA 2017: Rory McIlroy, Rickie Fowler & Matt Kuchar ...



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US PGA Championship 2017: Dutchman Joost Luiten hits a hole-in-one