Asian Champions League: defensive excellence puts Wanderers on the brink
Western Sydney Wanderers are half way towards an historical Asian Champions League title, and again it’s defensive resoluteness which has put them in such a positionREAD MORE...
Kansas City Royals 4-11 San Francisco Giants: 2014 World Series - as it happened!
- Giants 16-hit salvo stuns Royals
- World Series tied 2-2
- Game 5 on Sunday
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe stunned after rout of Birmingham
• Birmingham caretaker Malcolm Crosby apologises
• Howe admits start of the match was crucial
• Match report: Birmingham City 0-8 Bournemouth
Warren Gatland tells Sam Warburton to give Wales plenty to shout about
Wales coach demands his captain be more vocal in the autumn internationals against Australia, New Zealand and South AfricaREAD MORE...
Scarlets build on Miles Benjamin’s blunder to put skids under Leicester
• Scarlets 15-3 LeicesterREAD MORE...
Chelsea’s flamboyant displays have José Mourinho in peacock mode
Manager went on the defensive at Manchester United last season but this time, if you offered him a point, he’d say noREAD MORE...
Seattle Sounders 2-0 LA Galaxy — as it happened
- Late Marco Pappa brace wins Shield for Seattle
- Sounders earn home advantage throughout playoffs
- First ever Supporters Shield for Seattle
Stuart Lancaster looks for England to emulate 2003 dominance
• Coach targeting four wins out of four this autumn
• Lancaster wants to establish supremacy over Sanzar nations
• Dean Ryan: Where are England’s game-changers?
Said & Done: West Ham’s roof; 97 breakfasts; and Deportivo Morón
Also featuring: Helicopters and yachts, Brendan Rodgers, and what happens when you insult Tomás BoyREAD MORE...
England in anxious wait after Luther Burrell has x-ray on hand injury
• Northampton’s Luther Burrell injured during cup win
• Centre’s involvement in England’s autumn series in doubt
• England name Rokoduguni and Kruis in elite squad
Luis Suárez’s debut for Barcelona ‘bittersweet’ after Real Madrid defeat
• Luis Suárez starts and sets up Neymar’s opening goal
• Striker says Barcelona will bounce back
• Real Madrid outclass Barcelona after penalty turns tide
• El clásico: Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona in pictures
Kevin Pietersen affair shows sport stars are really just like us
Far from being an unknowable, elite atmosphere, as suggested by the England cricket team, the dressing room poses problems we all face
• Pietersen’s book and his England legacy
Becky James forced off road but still targets 2016 Olympics in Rio
The track cycling specialist from Abergavenny to miss world championships after surgery but insists ‘I can get to Rio’READ MORE...
Wallabies now more menacing: Kurtley Beale saga welds squad together
As Australia prepare for their autumn internationals, they are far from wounded by the scandal over offensive texts. Indeed, the new coach, Michael Cheika, has inherited a tighter unitREAD MORE...
Northampton Saints’ George North runs riot to clip Ospreys’ wings
Northampton 34-6 OspreysREAD MORE...
Swansea City v Leicester City: Premier League – as it happened
- Wilfried Bony scored twice to get Swansea back on track in a comfortable win over Leicester
- Catch up with all today’s results and league tables
Scottish roundup: Greg Stewart scores as Dundee end Hamilton’s good run
• Dundee win at home for the first time in Premiership season
• Rangers reduce Championship deficit on Hearts to six points
Horse racing tips: Sunday 26 October
Neville, beaten by a head at Wincanton 10 days ago, returns to the same track on Sunday (2.20 race) and looks the day’s best betREAD MORE...
Leeds United’s Darko Milanic sacked after defeat by Wolves in sixth game
• Massimo Cellino says that fans ‘deserve better results’
• Neil Redfearn steps up to take permanent charge
• Milanic in September ‘I do not fear Massimo Cellino’
Toulouse show European pedigree to expose Bath’s inexperience
Bath 19-21 ToulouseREAD MORE...