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    Burnley beat Istanbul Basaksehir in extra time to reach Europa play-off

    Jack Cork's goal was his second of the season after he scored against Aberdeen in the previous roundBurnley moved to within one round of the Europa League group stage as they beat Turkish side Istanbul Basaksehir after extra time.Following a goalless first leg, Jack Cork scored the only goal at ... Read More

    Will Ronaldo be good for Italian football and can he restore Serie A to former glories?

    Serie A boasts three of Europe's best attacking players in Milan's Gonzalo Higuain, Juve's Cristiano Ronaldo and Inter's Ivan PerisicSerie A can never be reduced to a one-man show and it simply cannot be all about Cristiano Ronaldo. Nevertheless, it is hard to understate the impact his arrival at Juventus ... Read More

    ‘I slept and cried for three days’ – England’s Cross on anxiety and depression

    'Don't be afraid to say how you're feeling'"I didn't do anything for three days. I just slept and cried."Just over two years ago, England women's bowler Kate Cross looked to have the world at her feet. She had broken record after record on her way to playing international cricket, becoming ... Read More

    Rangers beat Slovenia’s Maribor to advance into Europa play-offs

    Allan McGregor pulled off a terrific save to deny Amir DervisevicRangers must beat Russian side FC Ufa to reach the Europa League group stage after easing past Maribor 3-1 on aggregate.Steven Gerrard's side drew 0-0 in Slovenia after Allan McGregor saved Marcos Tavares' stoppage-time penalty.Scotland international McGregor had earlier denied ... Read More

    Williams learned before Konta loss that half-sister’s killer now free

    Johanna Konta took just 53 minutes to beat former world number one Williams on 30 JulySerena Williams says she discovered that the man convicted of killing her half-sister had been released on parole just minutes before her match with Johanna Konta last month.Briton Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Williams' ... Read More

    Middlesbrough avoid Notts County upset on penalties after six-goal thriller

    Ashley Fletcher's last goal for Middlesbrough before his double against Notts County was in September 2017Championship leaders Middlesbrough avoided an upset in the Carabao Cup first round with a penalty shootout win over League Two side Notts County. County's Jon Stead missed his spot-kick after scoring twice in the 90 ... Read More

    10-man Forest equalise in last minute then beat Bury in 22-penalty shootout

    Luke Steele saved the final penalty from goalscorer Eoghan O'ConnellTen-man Nottingham Forest survived a scare from League Two side Bury to progress to the Carabao Cup second round after a penalty shootout.Eoghan O'Connell's early goal gave the Shakers the lead before Forest keeper Jordan Smith was shown a straight red ... Read More

    10-man Forest equalise in last minute then beat Bury in 22-penalty shootout

    Luke Steele saved the final penalty from goalscorer Eoghan O'ConnellTen-man Nottingham Forest survived a scare from League Two side Bury to progress to the Carabao Cup second round after a penalty shootout.Eoghan O'Connell's early goal gave the Shakers the lead before Forest keeper Jordan Smith was shown a straight red ... Read More

    Kia Super League: Surrey Stars beat Southern Vipers after Danni Wyatt error

    Watch highlights as Surrey Stars keep up their charge to win a place at Kia Super League finals day as they defeat struggling former winners Southern Vipers in Hove following a tense finale.MATCH REPORT: Stars beat Vipers in race for finals dayAvailable to UK users only ... Read More

    Kia Super League: Surrey Stars beat Southern Vipers after Danni Wyatt error

    Watch highlights as Surrey Stars keep up their charge to win a place at Kia Super League finals day as they defeat struggling former winners Southern Vipers in Hove following a tense finale.MATCH REPORT: Stars beat Vipers in race for finals dayAvailable to UK users only ... Read More

    16-year-old beats five-time Paralympic champion Simmonds to set world record

    Summers-Newton has been juggling her training with studying for her GCSEsSixteen-year-old Maisie Summers-Newton claimed a new world record with victory over five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds at the World Para-swimming European Championships in Dublin.Summers-Newton captured gold in the SM6 200m individual medley with Simmonds, who won the event at the ... Read More

    16-year-old beats five-time Paralympic champion Simmonds to set world record

    Summers-Newton has been juggling her training with studying for her GCSEsSixteen-year-old Maisie Summers-Newton claimed a new world record with victory over five-time Paralympic champion Ellie Simmonds at the World Para-swimming European Championships in Dublin.Summers-Newton captured gold in the SM6 200m individual medley with Simmonds, who won the event at the ... Read More

    Record TV rights deal saw gap from Premier League to EFL widen to £133m in first year

    The money flowing through an average Premier League club was more than six times that of an average Championship club in 2017The gap in average turnover between Premier League and English Football League clubs widened to £133m in the year after a record TV rights deal.The divide grew in each ... Read More

    Record TV rights deal saw gap from Premier League to EFL widen to £133m in first year

    The money flowing through an average Premier League club was more than six times that of an average Championship club in 2017The gap in average turnover between Premier League and English Football League clubs widened to £133m in the year after a record TV rights deal.The divide grew in each ... Read More

    Real Madrid’s Ramos criticises Liverpool boss Klopp

    Salah was substituted in the first half of the Champions League final after a challenge from RamosReal Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has told Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "some of us have been operating at a very high level for many years - I'm not sure he can say the same".Klopp ... Read More

    Real Madrid’s Ramos criticises Liverpool boss Klopp

    Salah was substituted in the first half of the Champions League final after a challenge from RamosReal Madrid captain Sergio Ramos has told Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp "some of us have been operating at a very high level for many years - I'm not sure he can say the same".Klopp ... Read More

    Watch: Bronze’s volley that made Uefa goal of the season list

    Lucy Bronze fires home a brilliant volley to give Lyon victory against former club Manchester City in the second leg of their Women's Champions League semi-final.This goal is shortlisted alongside 10 others for Uefa's goal of the season, including Cristiano Ronaldo's overhead kick for Real Madrid against Juventus in the ... Read More

    McLaren’s two-time world champion Alonso to retire from Formula 1

    Alonso is in his fifth season with McLarenSpanish two-time world champion Fernando Alonso has announced he is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of the season.The McLaren driver will end a career that began with a debut for Minardi at the Australian Grand Prix of 2001. Alonso, 37, ... Read More

    ‘The old Tyson Fury is gone, never to be seen again’

    In full voice - Tyson Fury gets in tune for Windsor Park fightBritish heavyweight Tyson Fury says "the old Tyson Fury is gone" as he continues his comeback when he takes on Francesco Pianeta on Saturday.Fury became world champion in 2015 with a shock win over Wladimir Klitschko but then ... Read More

    Watch: ‘Spectacular’ Mills hat-trick as Sharks take four wickets in a row

    Watch a sensational finish to Sussex Sharks' 98-run victory over Glamorgan as Tymal Mills takes a hat-trick and the visitors lose five wickets for just one run to spectacularly collapse for 88 all out.WATCH MORE: Sharks' Evans smashes window with sixAvailable to UK users only ... Read More

    England cricketer Stokes found not guilty of affray

    Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Ben Stokes' defence barrister told the jury he had acted "to defend himself or in defence of another" England cricketer Ben Stokes has been found not guilty of affray after a fight near a Bristol nightclub.The Durham all-rounder, 27, denied the charge following the ... Read More

    Stokes has ‘suffered enough’, says Vaughan as all-rounder returns to Test squad

    Stokes is set to face an internal disciplinary process led by the Cricket Discipline Commission (CDC)Former England captain Michael Vaughan says Ben Stokes has "suffered enough punishment" and has backed the all-rounder's return to the England squad. Stokes missed England's 2017-18 tour of Australia while his role in a fracas ... Read More

    Celtic knocked out of Champions League after loss in Greece

    Rodrigo Galo gave AEK an early lead on the nightCeltic will not play in the Champions League group stage for the first time during Brendan Rodgers' tenure after defeat by AEK Athens in Greece.After a week soundtracked by reports of unrest between Rodgers and the board over a failure to ... Read More

    ‘I’m faster, I hit harder, I’m a better boxer & a better fighter’ Frampton on opponent Jackson

    Frampton took the WBO interim featherweight belt with a points win over former four-weight world champion Nonito Donaire in AprilCarl Frampton says he is a far superior boxer to Australian Luke Jackson who he will fight at Windsor Park on Saturday.Belfast featherweight Frampton, 31, will fulfil a long-held ambition when ... Read More

    Quin wins breaststroke gold as GB claim six Para-swimming medals

    Quin also won gold at the 2016 European Championships in MadeiraWorld Para-swimming European ChampionshipsVenue: Dublin Dates: 13-20 AugustCoverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website and coverage on BBC TV and BBC Radio 5 liveScott Quin lived up to his tag as the Flying Scotsman to retain his men's SB14 ... Read More

    Murray out of Cincinnati Masters in first round

    Murray won the Cincinnati tournament in 2008 and 2011Britain's Andy Murray suffered a first-round defeat to Lucas Pouille at the Cincinnati Masters.Murray hit six double faults on his way to being broken three times in a one-sided first set, which Frenchman Pouille took 6-1.The 31-year old Briton recovered to force ... Read More

    Liverpool refer Salah to police over driving incident

    Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionVideo apparently shows Mo Salah using a phone while drivingLiverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been referred to the police by his club after he was apparently filmed using a mobile phone while driving.Merseyside Police confirmed in a tweet that the video had ... Read More

    ‘Half of Premier League clubs could play in empty stadiums and still make money’

    Just two of the Premier League's 20 top-flight clubs recorded a loss in 2017, compared to 18 of the 24 clubs to play in the ChampionshipHalf of Premier League clubs could have played in empty stadiums and still made a pre-tax profit in the first season of the current broadcast ... Read More

    Media racism behind Sterling criticism – Wright

    Raheem Sterling scored the opening goal as Manchester City won 2-0 at Arsenal on SundayCriticism of Manchester City and England winger Raheem Sterling is motivated by racism, says former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.Sterling, 23, has faced frequent media disapproval, most recently for a tattoo of a rifle on his leg ... Read More

    Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo in hospital with pneumonia

    Ronaldo scored 62 goals in 98 appearances for BrazilBrazil World Cup winner Ronaldo is in intensive care in Ibiza suffering from pneumonia.The 41-year-old former striker tweeted that he was taken ill on Friday but hopes to be discharged on Monday.Ronaldo scored 62 times for Brazil, including both goals when they ... Read More

    GB’s Thomson and MacLaren win European Championships bronze at Gleneagles

    Michele Thomson (right and pictured with partner Meghan MacLaren) gave up her career as a police officer to pursue one as a golfer2018 European ChampionshipsVenues: Glasgow and Berlin Dates: 2-12 AugustCoverage: Live across BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 live and sports extra plus the BBC Sport website with further coverage ... Read More

    Hart says Burnley have a “nest of top keepers” after draw at Saints

    Joe Hart and Alex McCarthy both produced some excellent saves as the sides played out a goalless draw at St Mary's Joe Hart says he has "walked into a nest of top goalkeepers" and has to be on his toes after impressing on his Burnley Premier League debut against Southampton.The ... Read More

    European Championships: ‘Keep going!’ – Salpeter stops a lap early in 5,000m

    Israel's Lonah Salpeter mistakenly stops running a lap early when in second place in the women's 5,000m and Britain's Eilish McColgan charges through to snap up silver behind Dutch winner Sifan Hassan. FOLLOW: Watch live action at the European ChampionshipsWATCH MORE: Muir powers to 1500m gold to win first major ... Read More

    Gerrard earns first league win as 10-man Rangers beat St Mirren

    Highlights: Rangers 2-0 St MirrenRangers overcame a first-half red card for Ross McCrorie to beat St Mirren and record their first Premiership win of the season.Alfredo Morelos slotted home his third goal of the season from Jamie Murphy's pass and Connor Goldson headed home a free-kick to put the hosts ... Read More

    ‘To me’, ‘to you’ – Rotherham & Ipswich fans sing unique tribute to Barry Chuckle

    Lifelong Rotherham fan Barry Chuckle was often seen at the New York StadiumA heartfelt goodbye to one of Britain's most well-known entertainers capped an action-packed afternoon in the English Football League.Throw in a goose that stopped play and more penalties than you can shake a stick at, and it's a ... Read More

    Sarri says it will take time to ‘adapt’ after Chelsea comfortably beat Huddersfield

    With Eden Hazard on the bench, debutant Jorginho stepped up to convert a penaltyNew Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri warned it could take his new side two months to reach their potential, despite starting the season with a comfortable win at Huddersfield Town.A volley from N'Golo Kante, a penalty from debutant ... Read More
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