NRL: five things to look out for this weekend
Craig Bellamy’s grudge match; rugby league country-style; a Homebush hoodoo; and Benji Marshall’s returnREAD MORE...
AFL: five things to look out for this weekend
James Hird is back from his holidays; the thankless task of creating the fixture list; the Q-Clash; and the best team ever?READ MORE...
Frank Lampard checks in at New York but refuses to draw line under England
• Former Chelsea man yet to retire from international game
• Lampard vows ‘to pay respects to US dead at 9/11 memorial’
Europa League roundup: Aberdeen and St Johnstone make further progress
• Profligate Motherwell crash out to Icelandic team
• Hull City await Slovakian opponents in next round
Ross Murdoch beats favourite Michael Jamieson to gold for Scotland
• Murdoch breaks Commonwealth record in 200m breaststroke
• Jamieson: Ross deserved it but I don’t prepare to come second
Ryan Giggs says infectious Louis van Gaal has same aura as Alex Ferguson
The new manager Louis van Gaal has quickly made his mark at Manchester United in a manner similar to Sir Alex Ferguson, according to his assistant Ryan GiggsREAD MORE...
Phil Jones wants to cement spot in Manchester United’s back three
• Louis Van Gaal opted for fluid 5-2-3 or 5-3-2 system
• Jones lined up alongside Chris Smalling and Jonny Evans
Commonwealth Games 2014: Renicks sisters kickstart Scottish gold hunt
• Louise and Kimberley Renicks win big medals in judo
• Hannah Miley picks up gold number two in swimming
Commonwealth Games: day one – as it happened
Alistair Brownlee beat his brother Jonny to triathlon gold, Bradley Wiggins and the England team pursuit quartet claimed silver, while Hannah Miley won and Ross Mudrich pulled off a shock in the pool.
Golden moments and a silver setback on first day of Commonwealth Games
Brownlee brothers dominate men's triathlon but Sir Bradley Wiggins and cycling squad lose out to AustraliaREAD MORE...
Commonwealth Games 2014: Bradley Wiggins has to settle for silver
• Cyclist justifies medal as ‘start of something special’
• Journey now starts towards Rio de Janeiro Olympics gold
Lewis Hamilton hoping to agree a new three-year deal with Mercedes
• 2008 world champion has won five races so far this season
• Contract could be worth up to £70m over its duration
NFL suspends Baltimore's Ray Rice for two games for attacking fiancee
Ravens running back was caught on videotape punching Janay Palmer, now his wife, in an Atlantic City casino in February
• Rice got two games, Adderall could've got him four – Why?
BHA announces that seventh horse has tested positive for morphine
• Identity of trainer in the latest case is unknown
• Authority cannot rule out more bad news for industry
Alistair Brownlee beats brother Jonny to Commonwealth triathlon gold
• Yorkshire siblings dominate field at Strathclyde Country Park
• South Africa’s Richard Murray finishes third
Horse racing tips: Friday 25 July
The Mark Johnston-trained Maid In Rio is the best bet of the day in the Brown Jack Stakes at AscotREAD MORE...
Lucky Louis and his golden memberREAD MORE...
Tour de France 2014 stage 18: Pau to Hautacam – live!
Vincenzo Nibali won the final mountain stage to increase his lead of the race to over seven minutesREAD MORE...
Vincenzo Nibali tightens grip on Tour de France with stage 18 win
• Astana rider finishes over a minute clear of Thibaut Pinot
• Nibali now over 7min clear of field in general classification
Lawn bowls generation game gets Glasgow 2014 under way with a flourish
Curry chefs, calisthenics, father-and-son teams and the Jackaroos … lawn bowls raised the curtain on the 2014 Commonwealth Games in styleREAD MORE...