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Britain’s breaststroke swimmers continue strong showing in Budapest

Great Britain’s breaststroke swimmers continued their strong showing at the World Championships in Budapest in the absence of Adam Peaty on Thursday morning.

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Manchester City hammer Real Madrid in front of record crowd in Los Angeles

Manchester City hammer Real Madrid in front of record crowd in Los Angeles

Manchester City beat Real Madrid 4-1 in the ICC Tournament in front of a record crowd at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

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Spanish football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona quits UEFA role following arrest

Spanish football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona quits UEFA role following arrest

Spanish football chief Angel Maria Villar Llona has quit as first vice-president of UEFA following last week’s arrest in Spain on alleged corruption charges.

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Dawid Malan to make Test debut for England against South Africa

Dawid Malan to make Test debut for England against South Africa

Dawid Malan was confirmed as England’s third debutant in the third Investec Test against South Africa at The Oval.

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Stephen Moore steps down as Australia captain and reveals retirement plan

Stephen Moore steps down as Australia captain and reveals retirement plan

Stephen Moore has announced he will step down as captain of Australia immediately and retire from international rugby at the end of the year.

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Cricket Australia urges players’ union to renew talks to end pay dispute

Cricket Australia urges players’ union to renew talks to end pay dispute

Cricket Australia has called for the players’ union to take part in last-ditch talks over the coming days to prevent the long-running pay dispute going to arbitration.

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Ross Barkley’s Everton career over as he looks for new challenge

Midfielder Ross Barkley’s Everton career is over after he told manager Ronald Koeman he wants a new challenge.

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Jose Mourinho remains positive despite final-game defeat to Barcelona

Jose Mourinho remains positive despite final-game defeat to Barcelona

Manchester United’s American tour ended in defeat but Jose Mourinho returns home in a positive mood, having been impressed by his team’s improved second-half display against Barcelona and “special” player Paul Pogba.

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Doubt cast on Tyson Fury’s apparent retirement

Doubt cast on Tyson Fury’s apparent retirement

Tyson Fury has hinted at a retirement from the boxing ring.

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Novak Djokovic to miss rest of 2017 season with elbow problem

Novak Djokovic has announced he will miss the rest of the 2017 season to recover from an elbow injury.

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Adam Peaty lands second gold but Great Britain miss out in mixed medley

Adam Peaty experienced elation and disappointment in the space of an hour at the World Championships in Budapest on Wednesday.

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Football rumours from the media

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say The Independent reports that Real Madrid’s £160million move for Kylian Mbappe could see Gareth Bale sold to Manchester United. Bale has made it known he is only interested in joining United if he leaves the Bernabeu but the move could yet be scuppered by United’s cross-city rivals after Manchester City who were reported to also be in the race to sign Mbappe.

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Yorkshire beat Durham to go clear at the top of NatWest T20 Blast North Group

Yorkshire opened up a two-point lead at the top of the NatWest T20 Blast North Group with a 24-run victory over Durham.

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Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Toby Roland-Jones will make his England Test debut against South Africa at The Oval after Mark Wood was ruled out through injury.

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Celtic held at home by Rosenborg in Champions League qualifier

Celtic’s bid to reach the Champions League group stages stuttered with a goalless draw against Rosenborg in the first leg of their third-round qualifier at Parkhead.

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Gylfi Sigurdsson back in first-team training with Swansea

Gylfi Sigurdsson has rejoined training with the Swansea first-team squad after missing the club’s pre-season tour of the United States.

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Monaco vice-president insists no deal has been reached to sell Kylian Mbappe

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev insists no agreement has been reached with any club for the sale of Kylian Mbappe.

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Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea have sent defender Kenedy home from their pre-season tour following the outrage caused in China by his social media posts, Press Association Sport understands.

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Joe Root ends disagreement with Michael Vaughan ahead of Oval Test

Joe Root has put a line through his disagreement with Michael Vaughan as England bid to bounce back against South Africa at the Oval.

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Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Lazar Markovic has been left out of Liverpool’s squad for friendlies in Germany after holding talks with Fiorentina.

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