• London cricket ground evacuated after 'crossbow bolt lands on field'
London cricket ground evacuated after 'crossbow bolt lands on field'

No one was injured and, according to a statement issued by the Metropolitan Police, it is believed the arrow was sacked from outside The Oval in Kennington, south London. "It was a very ghastly-looking thing", he said. Mr Lawrence, who is a regular attendee at the Oval, said he had "never seen anything like it". With Middlesex pair John Simps...

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  • Sharapova drops 1st set in 2nd round at US Open
Sharapova drops 1st set in 2nd round at US Open

Open. Sharapova will look to reach the last 16 today when she faces Russian-born American Sofia Kenin , the world No. 39. "I definitely wanted to enjoy the quality of tennis that I played with the other night", Sharapova said, "but I also wanted to put my mind onto this one".

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  • Chelsea make £32 million Drinkwater offer but have yet to approach Mahrez
Chelsea make £32 million Drinkwater offer but have yet to approach Mahrez

The Manchester Evening News reported on Thursday that United has "no concrete interest" in Mahrez, the creative lynchpin in Leicester's astonishing Premier League title triumph in 2016-17. Lucas Alcaraz, the coach and the Algerian Football Federation allowed Mahrez make an express trip to Europe to formalise his transfer to his new club on ...

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  • Chelsea complete deal for Torino full-back Zappacosta
Chelsea complete deal for Torino full-back Zappacosta

Why have Chelsea bid for Zappacosta? Zappacosta has signed a four-year contract with the Premier League champions and the Italy worldwide is delighted to have made the move, explaining playing for Chelsea in the English top flight is a dream come true.

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  • Eagles will qualify for World Cup, Dalung assures Nigerians
Eagles will qualify for World Cup, Dalung assures Nigerians

Onazi, 24, has scored once for Nigeria since making his senior debut in 2012 in an Africa Cup of Nations second round qualifier against Liberia in Calabar. Gernot Rohr has been in a dilemma over whom to man the goalpost in the crunch 2018 Fifa Wolrd Cup qualifier against Cameroon following the absence of Carl Ikeme.

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  • City to trade Sterling for Sanchez
City to trade Sterling for Sanchez

The Chile worldwide hit 24 Premier League goals for Arsene Wenger's side last season but is out of contract next summer and is yet to agree a new contract at Emirates Stadium. Arsenal have suffered a poor start to the season, with an unconvincing opening day win over Leicester City followed by a 1-0 loss to Stoke and a 4-0 thrashing at the hands...

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  • Defending champ Kerber down a set at US Open
Defending champ Kerber down a set at US Open

The two finalists from last year's US Open began their campaigns at the start of a very gloomy day over Flushing Meadows. . Day 1 of the U.S. Open is headlined by a first-round match between No. Federer defeated the world number 70 in straight sets in Miami this year but Tiafoe, the son of a Sierra Leone immigrant, illustrated his growing reputat...

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  • Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0
Mayweather dominates McGregor in late rounds to go 50-0

Mayweather emerged the victor in the 10th round, bringing his record to a flawless 50-0. After Saturday's win, Mayweather said this was the final fight of his career, calling McGregor "a hell of a champion". As promised, McGregor came out full of fury and menace but Mayweather, long regarded as the finest defensive fighter to step into the ring, l...

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  • Shakib helps Bangladesh win Day 1 honours of Dhaka Test
Shakib helps Bangladesh win Day 1 honours of Dhaka Test

With a 43-run lead in hand, Bangladesh made a solid start to their second innings, but in the penultimate over of the day, Agar struck for Australia as he got rid of Sarkar for 15. Renshaw survived nearly two sessions, facing 94 balls for his 45 runs while Australia lost five wickets, until he edged to Soumya Sarkar at slip.

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  • Nadal drawn to face Federer
Nadal drawn to face Federer

I think how the year has been going, they are still on top of everyone. "I think that's not possible for a great show". Sharapova will play world No 2 Simona Halep in round one. At around 20/1 she is not expected to contend but she can never be ruled out in big events. She really played so great at Wimbledon , such lovely tennis, and I thoug...

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  • Crouch capitalises on mix-up to give Stoke point at West Brom
Crouch capitalises on mix-up to give Stoke point at West Brom

It looked as though Rodriguez's fearless header would be enough to give Pulis a fifth win in six games against Stoke since taking charge of West Brom , but a terrible mix-up between Ahmed Hegazi and Ben Foster gifted Crouch the equaliser.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur: Burnley late show frustrates Pochettino
Tottenham Hotspur: Burnley late show frustrates Pochettino

It should have settled the Tottenham jitters but with last season's Golden Boot victor Harry Kane struggling to end his August jinx - he has never scored for Tottenham in the month - they could not kill off Sean Dyche's side. "But our concentration is something we need to improve on". We need to take responsibility, it was our fault. When...

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  • Crystal Palace set for talks with manager Frank de Boer
Crystal Palace set for talks with manager Frank de Boer

Nothing that happened here would have persuaded the bookmakers that they were wrong to make the Dutchman favourite to be the first Premier League manager sacked this season. But both sides were still searching for their first goal of this league campaign and it was already being billed in some quarters as a relegation battle.

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  • Federer and Nadal in same half of draw at Flushing Meadows
Federer and Nadal in same half of draw at Flushing Meadows

There will be no easing into the U.S. Open for Sharapova, whose first match at a major tournament since her doping suspension comes against No. 2-seeded Simona Halep at Flushing Meadows. Murray - an 8/1 shot for the title - is 5/1 (from 3/1) to reach the final which he did in both 2012 (when he famously won the title) and 2008. And on the other h...

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  • Leicester City - Premier League - 27 August 2017
Leicester City - Premier League - 27 August 2017

Substitutes Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini scored both of United's goals, and Mourinho credited his players rather be lauded for making smart moves. Man Utd v Leicester live streaming and TV coverage will be provided exclusively by BT Sport on Saturday as the Reds look to extend their flawless start to the new Premier League ...

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  • Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to make three more signings
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to make three more signings

Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (foot), Danny Rose (knee) and Erik Lamela (hips) have progressed in their respective recoveries but are all still missing. Sanchez, comparatively, moved to Ajax from Colombian club side Atletico Nacional last summer.

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  • Wayne Rooney's through: Record scorer retires from England duty
Wayne Rooney's through: Record scorer retires from England duty

England's all-time leading goalscorer Wayne Rooney on Wednesday announced his retirement from worldwide football , effective immediately. Rooney, who rejoined Everton from Manchester United in July, ended his 14-year England career when the country's all-time leading scorer announced his global retirement on Wednesday.

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  • Ronaldo fumes at 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban
Ronaldo fumes at 'incomprehensible' upholding of five-match ban

In a moment of frustration, Ronaldo pushed the referee after the red card was brandished, and was handed the stern punishment as a result, which he has tried to appeal in court. While Real Madrid have drawn strong performances from Marcos Asensio and Gareth Bale, it looks like the Ronaldo conundrum is only getting more complicated.

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  • Kyrie Irving to Wear No. 11 with Celtics After Trade from Cavaliers
Kyrie Irving to Wear No. 11 with Celtics After Trade from Cavaliers

Irving averaged 25.2 points per game last season, with 3.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists. Point guard, the Cavaliers ' allegedly exhausted to be in the shadow of LeBron James and demanded in exchange the team that guarantees him the status of sole leader.

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  • WWE Smackdown: AJ Styles defends USA title against Kevin Owens
WWE Smackdown: AJ Styles defends USA title against Kevin Owens

Like Monday Night Raw last night, SmackDown has to follow up on the events of SummerSlam just two days ago. Backstage - Daniel Bryan, Chad Gable and Shelton Benjamin: Bryan explained to Gable that he did not simply send Jason Jordan over to Raw for nothing, he made a deal with GM Kurt Angle in exchange for Angle's helping Bryan sign o...

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  • Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting
Umpires end protest after Major League Baseball commissioner agrees to meeting

According to the statement released from the Association's unverified account, which was created in August following Joe West's suspension, the group issued a "strong objection to the Office of the Commissioner's response to the verbal attacks".

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  • Why Are MLB Baseball Umpires Wearing White Wristbands?
Why Are MLB Baseball Umpires Wearing White Wristbands?

We appreciate the Commissioner's willingness to engage seriously on verbal attacks and other important issues that must be addressed. Crew chiefs Joe West, Gerry Davis and Bill Miller wore the wristbands in the first games of the day. After watching the altercation, plenty of speculation about what Kinsler actually said leading up to the ejection...

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  • Australia's sole warm-up match against Bangladesh cancelled due to rain
Australia's sole warm-up match against Bangladesh cancelled due to rain

The first test is at Dhaka's Shere Bangla National Stadium starts August 27 and the second test starts September 4 at Chittagong. "In India we had three day games". "We're through the challenging time of the MOU, we've moved on from that now", Smith said. Australia's two-day tour match against a Bangladesh Cricket Board XI has been canceled b...

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  • Trevor Siemian wins Broncos quarterback job again, AP source says
Trevor Siemian wins Broncos quarterback job again, AP source says

On a night when Denver forced four turnovers in the first half, running C.J. Anderson got into the end zone and Brandon McManus kicked four field goals, the majority of focus was on the ongoing competition between the Broncos' two quarterbacks.

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  • Zidane wants no more changes to Real Madrid squad
Zidane wants no more changes to Real Madrid squad

Ramos, who was booked following a second-half incident involving Fabian Schar that could well have seen both players dismissed, was handed a second yellow card in stoppage time following an aerial challenge with Borja Valle. Lionel Messi pulled the strings in Barcelona's season-opening win in La Liga, despite suffering the indignity of a rare hat-...

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  • Saints not happy with first practice against Chargers
Saints not happy with first practice against Chargers

Cardale Jones quarterbacked the Chargers in the second half. The Saints and Chargers will be familiar with each other after they engaged in joint practices at the latter's practice facility in Costa Mesa, California, August 17-19. But their teams played, and the Saints won. A solid tackle on Daniel Lasco in the second quarter snuffed out a Saint...

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  • Manchester City midfielder set for surprise Turkey switch
Manchester City midfielder set for surprise Turkey switch

Club sources said that an official ceremony to introduce the player was expected on Tuesday. However, the two-year contract offered by Antalyaspor contains a clause leaving them free to terminate the deal if Nasri is banned as a result of using an outlawed drip service in the United States in December 2016.

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  • Sri Lanka's coach slams selection policy after match loss
Sri Lanka's coach slams selection policy after match loss

The Indians whitewashed the hosts 3-0 in the Tests, the first time they have had a clean sweep in a 3-match Test series outside of India. Shikhar Dhawan scored 132 not out and shared an unbroken 197-run partnership with captain Virat Kohli as India beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets with 21 overs to spare in their first one-day worldwide on Sun...

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  • National Basketball Association confirms Lakers are being investigated for tampering with Paul George
National Basketball Association confirms Lakers are being investigated for tampering with Paul George

The Thunder's offer was less than what many people thought the Pacers would receive for George, but in the end, their offer of Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis got the job done. Speculation about tampering by Johnson goes back to April when he made an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and discussed speaking with George while on vaca...

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  • Tributes flow for All Blacks legend Sir Colin Meads
Tributes flow for All Blacks legend Sir Colin Meads

He stood for everything that is great about New Zealand rugby , he was an All Black through and through. His family issued their own statement through New Zealand Rugby, expressing their thanks for the expressions of sympathy from the local community and from rugby fans worldwide.

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