Chelsea have re-signed Brazil’s international defender David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain on a three-year contract, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday.
All Blacks inside centre Ryan Crotty and hooker Codie Taylor have been cleared to play for Canterbury in New Zealand’s provincial championship this weekend before they return to the national side on Sunday.
A weekend that began at the top of the timesheets for Max Verstappen ended with the Dutchman out of the points and in a war of words with Ferrari rivals after a nightmare Belgian Formula One Grand Prix.
Champions Paris St Germain suffered a shock 3-1 defeat at Monaco on Sunday, suggesting they may find it harder to retain their Ligue 1 crown after last season’s complete domination.
West Ham United’s versatile Michail Antonio was the surprise inclusion when new England manager Sam Allardyce named his first squad on Sunday, for the World Cup qualifier away to Slovakia on Sept. 4.
Lewis Hamilton will not be able to catch the leaders after starting from the back of the grid for Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix, said Australian Daniel Ricciardo on Saturday.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted UEFA’s 2015-16 Best Player in Europe ahead of Real Madrid team mate Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.
Pep Guardiola will return to the Nou Camp in the Champions League group stage after his new club Manchester City were drawn against his former Barcelona team on Thursday in one of the toughest of the eight groups.
Such is the impact Sadio Mane has made on Liverpool that the 24-year-old is an automatic pick to face Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday while experienced international team mates scrap it out to play alongside him.
Roger Federer, who is sidelined for the rest of the year, said on Wednesday he plans to return to competition in Australia in January at the Hopman Cup and the Australian Open.
Premier League teams Burnley and Middlesbrough were knocked out of the English Cup by lower-league teams in the second round on Wednesday.
Liverpool’s Daniel Sturridge has urged manager Juergen Klopp to deploy him in his favoured centre forward position, where he operates on “autopilot”.
Former Spurs midfielder Paulinho was the surprise inclusion in a revamped Brazil squad for crucial World Cup qualifiers against Ecuador and Colombia next month, new coach Tite said on Monday.
Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber, battling it out for the world number one ranking, are the first two women to qualify for the season-ending WTA Tour Finals in Singapore, the WTA said on Monday.
Second seeded player Yasitha de Silva qualified to the men’s final of the 101st National Tennis Championship when he defeated Sanka Athukorala in the semi final encounter played in the morning session at the SLTA tennis courts in Greenpath, Colombo today.
Angelique Kerber moved a step closer to turning a dream goal into reality with a hard-fought win over Barbora Strycova to reach the quarter-finals of the Western & Southern Open in a hot and humid Cincinnati on Thursday.
American Ryan Crouser hurled the longest throw of his life to win the men’s shot put final on Thursday, breaking the Olympic record and snatching gold.
American Ashton Eaton won his second straight Olympic decathlon gold medal on Thursday, extending his reign in a sport whose champion earns the title of the world’s greatest athlete.
Two goals from Arda Turan and one from Lionel Messi gave Barcelona a 3-0 win over Sevilla in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on Wednesday to seal a 5-0 aggregate victory.
Brianna Rollins gave the United States its first track medal of the Rio Olympics when she won the 100 metres hurdles final on Wednesday, leading Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin across the line for an American podium sweep.