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"23.10.2016 17:56:26" theguardian.com Bangladesh v England: five talking points from the first Test in Chittagong Bangladesh have proved the folly of the two-tier Test proposal by taking England all the way in Chittagong with Alastair Cook short on positive spin and specialist batting input Alastair Cook doesn't fully trust his England Cricket spinners …
"23.10.2016 16:11:05" theguardian.com Michelle Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bill Murray celebrate Cubs World Series place As the Chicago Cubs contemplate their first World Series appearance since 1945 – and the possibility of their first title since 108 years – the team's fans have started to celebrate "Way to go Chicago Cubs!! My Dad is the reason I'm a true Cubs fan. He'd be so proud!"
"23.10.2016 14:51:59" theguardian.com Eddie Jones and England wait for news of Maro Itoje hand injury England will learn on Monday whether the Saracens second-row Maro Itoje will be fit for the autumn internationals at Twickenham England Rugby will learn on Monday whether Maro Itoje will be available for any of their four autumn internationals at Twickenham
"23.10.2016 13:14:01" The Chicago Cubs have reached their first World Series in 71 years
"23.10.2016 12:10:59" theguardian.com England braced for dramatic finale as Bangladesh near historic Test victory A dramatic final day looms in Chittagong, where Bangladesh need 33 runs from their two remaining wickets to beat England in the first Test England Cricket need just two wickets to avert one of the most damaging defeats in their history
"23.10.2016 10:10:37" theguardian.com Cubs blank Dodgers to advance to first World Series in 71 years Kyle Hendricks pitches Cubs into first World Series since 1945 as Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw falters Chicago Cubs will attempt to end 107-year championship drought
"22.10.2016 22:45:20" theguardian.com Danny Cipriani: 'I'm enjoying my rugby, I'm in a different place now' Danny Cipriani has been left out of Eddie Jones's England squad but he respects the decision and is optimistic he can still make his career count more than his private life, he tells Paul Rees "I'm enjoying my rugby, I'm in a different place now" – Danny Cipriani
"22.10.2016 21:04:31" theguardian.com Barcelona players hit by bottle after Lionel Messi sinks Valencia An injury-time penalty from Lionel Messi snatched a 3-2 victory for Barcelona at Valencia but Andres Iniesta suffered a serious knee injury FC Barcelona players hit by bottle and Andrés Iniesta carried off on a stretcher with knee injury but Leo Messi's injury-time penalty allows Luis Enrique's side to escape Valencia CF with the win
"22.10.2016 20:31:33" theguardian.com Saracens' injury fear over Maro Itoje after beating Scarlets in Champions Cup England second row Maro Itoje was forced off the field with an arm injury as Saracens beat Scarlets 44-26 in the Champions Cup Fears over England Rugby's Maro Itoje sour Saracens' European Rugby Champions Cup win over Scarlets Rugby
"22.10.2016 19:48:17" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton pips Nico Rosberg for pole at US F1 Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton, a winner on three of the four occasions the US F1 Grand Prix has been staged in Austin, took pole by two tenths, ahead of his Mercedes and championship rival Lewis Hamilton pips Nico Rosberg for pole at US F1 Grand Prix
"22.10.2016 19:24:41" theguardian.com Northampton humiliated as David Smith inspires Castres in Champions Cup Dylan Hartley made his long-awaited return from injury but could not prevent Northampton Saints being dismantled 41-7 by Castres in the Champions Cup Castres Olympique Officiel 41-7 Official Northampton Saints: European Rugby Champions Cup report
"22.10.2016 18:15:33" "This was our best performance of the season" – Ranieri finally happy with a Leicester City Football Club display in the Premier League after win against Crystal Palace Football Club
"22.10.2016 16:54:13" theguardian.com Barcelona edge out Valencia courtesy of late Lionel Messi penalty Valencia almost earned an important draw with Barcelona but an injury time penalty from Lionel Messi snatched a 3-2 victory for Luis Enrique's side Match of the day?
"22.10.2016 16:23:26" theguardian.com Munster honour Anthony Foley with emotional victory over Glasgow Anthony Foley, the late Munster captain and head coach who died suddenly last weekend, was honoured by a minute's silence from the sell-out 26,500 crowd, as his team trounced Glasgow 38-17 in the Champions Cup Munster Rugby 37-10 Glasgow Warriors
"22.10.2016 15:40:02" theguardian.com Munnings burns up the road to become women's rally champion aged just 18 Outstanding British prospect has claimed the European title after only one year driving competitively and has now set her sights on overtaking the men Catie Munnings: burning up the road as women's rally champion at 18
"22.10.2016 15:03:07" theguardian.com Ben Stokes hails 'most mature performance' with battling 85 The England all-rounder Ben Stokes claimed four Bangladesh wickets before partnering Jonny Bairstow, whose innings gave him the most Test runs of any wicketkeeper in a year 'That was my most mature performance with the bat. I wanted to make sure that if I got out it was to a good ball. I didn't want to give my wicket away'
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"22.10.2016 13:43:51" theguardian.com Tottenham miss chance to go top at Bournemouth but escape red cards Bournemouth held Tottenham Hotspur to a 0-0 draw but though the visitors will be disappointed at not going top for a few hours, Erik Lamela and Moussa Sissoko could have seen red For Tottenham Hotspur, the overriding emotions at the final whistle at AFC Bournemouth were ones of frustration and no little relief
"22.10.2016 12:42:27" theguardian.com Karl Power and the art of the sporting blag This week two lads blagged their way on to the Team GB medals bus, posing as athletes – but they've got a way to go before they can match up to Karl Power, the true master of the art The art of the sporting blag
"22.10.2016 12:08:33" theguardian.com Ben Stokes leads England counterattack against Bangladesh England lead Bangladesh by 273, with two second-innings wickets remaining, thanks to Ben Stokes imperious display on day three Ben Stokes' all-round tour de force almost single-handedly pulled England Cricket out of the mire on day three of the first Test against Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers
"22.10.2016 11:43:02" theguardian.com Coventry, London and Liverpool feature on Four Nations' expansionist schedule It is not unusual for rugby league to take a revolutionary approach but even the most ardent fan must have been taken aback by the destinations for the Four Nations 'We're trying to host the World Cup in 2021 so we want to have more international presence elsewhere'
"22.10.2016 11:01:14" theguardian.com Hansen accuses fuming Cheika of 'hijacking' All Blacks' celebrations Steve Hansen has accused Wallabies coach Michael Cheika of 'hijacking' New Zealand's world record celebrations after the All Blacks' Test win at Eden Park 'The paper I saw, he was dressed up like a clown. You've got to be bigger than that, don't you? I've been dressed up as a clown myself. You don't want to take it to heart, otherwise it'll break you'
"22.10.2016 10:35:22" theguardian.com Why the NFL is still failing on domestic abuse The NFL has no trouble dropping an iron fist on the wrong color shoes or touchdown dances, but it seems unable to punish giant men who hit women The NFL has no trouble dropping an iron fist on the wrong colour shoes or touchdown dances, but it seems unable to punish giant men who hit women
"22.10.2016 09:23:30" theguardian.com US Grand Prix could go to other circuits despite worries over falling crowds Liberty Media have touted Los Angeles and Las Vegas as possible new venues for the US Grand Prix but organisers want a successful home driver to boost interest in the US Los Angeles? Las Vegas? New Jersey?
"22.10.2016 08:57:55" theguardian.com New Zealand sink Australia 37-10 to make history with 18th consecutive win New Zealand clinched a record-breaking 18th consecutive victory with a bruising 37-10 win against Australia at Eden Park in Auckland WWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW
The All Blacks make history
"22.10.2016 07:51:12" theguardian.com 'Mourinho may have been Chelsea's greatest manager but now he's The Enemy' José Mourinho goes back to Stamford Bridge as Manchester United's manager on Sunday with Chelsea fans divided over his departure 11 months ago 'He is one of the greatest managers we've ever had, if not the greatest. He would bend the boundaries, but I loved the mentality he brought to Chelsea Football Club. He galvanised a team into a winning machine and if you can't celebrate that … well, then
"21.10.2016 21:24:46" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton fastest in practice but Nico Rosberg stays in control Lewis Hamilton was quickest in practice for the United States Grand Prix but was outmanoeuvred by his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, the championship leader, in media interviews Lewis Hamilton, even at his most graciously well behaved, has been outmanoeuvred by his rival Nico Rosberg in the buildup to Sunday's United States Grand Prix.
"21.10.2016 16:15:56" theguardian.com From greatness to self-destruction: Colin Milburn's story to take centre stage Colin Milburn's remarkable story is be told in a play that begins at Northampton's County Ground Colin Milburn was the most exciting cricketer in England but a car crash in 1969 led to the loss of his left eye and subsequent self-destruction. His remarkable story will be told in a new play
"21.10.2016 14:31:03" theguardian.com England made to toil against Bangladesh on tough day for spinners Bangladesh recovered from 29 for 2 to reach 221 for 5 at the close of day two in the first Test against England after the tourists were bowled out for 293 The latest news from the England Cricket team in Bangladesh
"21.10.2016 13:01:33" theguardian.com New Zealand's supremacy a testament to All Blacks ideal of shared ownership Steve Hansen's side are primed to set a new record of 18 straight wins by a tier one nation when they face Australia on Saturday, having improved since last year's World Cup despite losing five cap centurions How the All Blacks lost five all-time greats and became even better
"21.10.2016 12:00:33" theguardian.com Sports quiz of the week: Barcelona, Mourinho, Kyrgios and clowns This week's quiz demands that you accept the result – even if you score zero This week's quiz features clowns, a snake and José Mourinho...
"21.10.2016 10:16:31" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton ready to move on and come back stronger if he loses F1 title Lewis Hamilton said he would 'take it like a man' if the world championship favourite and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg won the title this year How will Lewis Hamilton respond if he loses the F1 championship to Nico Rosberg? “I will try and take it like a man. You can't win them all”
"21.10.2016 09:16:58" theguardian.com Mourinho rounds on 'Einsteins' again after Paul Pogba's double strike The Manchester United manager José Mourinho defended Paul Pogba against critics who had changed their mind on the midfielder in the space of two days "He goes from the worst player in the Premier League to a great player in 48 hours" – José Mouinho has a dig at the critics after Paul Labile Pogba 's goals for Manchester United in their win over Fenerbahçe
"20.10.2016 20:00:04" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton ready to move on and come back stronger if he loses F1 title Lewis Hamilton said he would 'take it like a man' if the world championship favourite and his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg won the title this year Lewis Hamilton was on his best behaviour at a press conference in Austin, and said that he "will try and take it like a man" if rival Nico Rosberg wins the world championship
"20.10.2016 18:35:00" theguardian.com Rafael Nadal ends season early to recover from persistent wrist injury The former world No1 Rafael Nadal has ended his 2016 campaign early in an attempt to fully recover from the left wrist injury that has plagued him this year Rafa Nadal has ended his season early and will not take part in the ATP World Tour Finals
"20.10.2016 17:30:00" theguardian.com Tiger Woods aims for December comeback Tiger Woods, beset by injuries and the decline of his playing career, appears to have at least one person who still believes in him Does Tiger Woods expected to equal Jack Nicklaus's record total of 18 majors? “No … I've accepted I'm going to get more”
"20.10.2016 16:30:00" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day: waiting for a rebound As New Zealand's Bailey Mes takes a shot at the net, her team-mate Maria Tutaia and Australian opponents Sharni Layton and Clare McMeniman, right, wait expectantly for a rebound Our favourite picture of the day
"20.10.2016 15:21:26" theguardian.com Carl Frampton announces rematch with Léo Santa Cruz The Northern Irishman tweeted that he will defend the WBA world title he won in July, when he became the first boxer from his country to win world titles at two different weights It's on: Carl Frampton v Leo Santa Cruz II
"20.10.2016 13:45:27" theguardian.com Florian Fritsch: the pro golfer who doesn't fly German undertakes epic road trips between tournaments after a bout of turbulence left him with a fear of flying and ready to give up the game Meet Florian Fritsch, the golfer who drives 28,000 miles a year
"20.10.2016 12:27:52" theguardian.com Aaron Pryor, the all-time great who rolled with the punches Aaron Pryor's career was cut short by reckless choices made outside the ring but he should be celebrated for the relentless, attacking style he employed in it When you look back on Aaron Pryor's life and career, remember that he always reacted to the same way getting hit cleanly: He let the punch move him on to his opposite foot, pivoted, and fired back with shots of his own.
"20.10.2016 11:42:58" theguardian.com Saracens are England's leading club by far A fine victory over Toulon in the European Champions Cup was the showcase of a two-tone side whose fine recruitment has left their rivals trailing How Saracens became the All Blacks of Premiership Rugby
"20.10.2016 09:18:51" theguardian.com Mesut Özil scores hat-trick as Arsenal beat Ludogorets Mesut Özil scored three after Alexis Sánchez's early chip set up Arsenal for a 6-0 victory over their Bulgarian opponents, Ludogorets Razgrad, in Champions League Group A Mesut Özil scored a hat-trick as Arsenal hammered Ludogorets
"19.10.2016 23:22:08" theguardian.com England's Bangladesh debutants hope to fare better than unlikely 2003 trio Whichever England players are handed their debuts in Thursday's first Test would do well to remember that a good start can sometimes count for little England will hope their debutants in Bangladesh this year do better than three who made their Test debuts 2003:
"19.10.2016 16:32:24" Timeline Photos Picture of the day: and they're off …
The runners surge from the starting gate at the beginning of the Elmsley Lodge Geelong Classic during the 2016 Geelong Cup in Victoria, Australia. The race was won by 20-1 shot Captain Duffy
"19.10.2016 14:57:07" theguardian.com Anthony Joshua will defend title in December even if Klitschko pulls out The promoter Barry Hearn is looking at other options if the Ukranian does not turn up as the original opponent may fight highly ranked Joseph Parker in Germany Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF heavyweight title in Manchester on December 10 – against Wladimir Klitschko or another fighter
"19.10.2016 14:00:02" theguardian.com Dan Carter 'can't see a problem' with injections for corticoids Dan Carter, who has been cleared by the French rugby federation of any doping wrongdoing after the French championship final, believes there is nothing wrong with getting an injection of corticoids to treat an injury "When you have an injury, you get your injury cured" – Dan Carter
"19.10.2016 12:54:49" theguardian.com The day Curtly Ambrose ripped England to pieces in the West Indies In this extract from the new book Supreme Bowling: 100 Great Test Performances, Rob Smyth celebrates one of the truly great performances as a fired-up Ambrose tore England apart Celebrating one of the best spells of bowling ever produced
"19.10.2016 10:10:05" theguardian.com The 'art' of sledging has been going downhill for years Australia's recent antics in South Africa and the accusations made at the Phillip Hughes inquest show the idiocy of resorting to hackneyed insults If you wouldn't carry on like this in any other walk of life, why do it on the cricket pitch?
"19.10.2016 09:25:43" theguardian.com Claudio Ranieri 'proud' of Leicester in Europe but 'angry' over domestic form Leicester's manager Claudio Ranieri has admitted playing in Europe has taken its toll on his team's Premier League form Claudio Ranieri is "very proud” of his team's performances in Europe but "very, very angry" about their form in the Premier League
"18.10.2016 23:02:37" theguardian.com Death of Munster head coach Anthony Foley linked to heart condition Autopsy reveals death of Munster's head coach Anthony Foley was linked to a heart condition which led to a build-up of fluid in his lungs Munster Rugby's head coach Anthony Foley died due to a heart condition which led to a build-up of fluid in his lungs, a French coroner has said
"18.10.2016 22:38:13" theguardian.com UFC to cut 15% of staff three months after $4bn sale Cuts to jobs come barely three months after $4bn sale to WME-IMG while officials say there is no immediate plans to reduce UFC event schedule UFC to cut 15% of staff three months after $4bn sale
"18.10.2016 21:59:23" theguardian.com Champions League roundup: Real Madrid cruise but Dortmund stay top The holders Real Madrid moved into a commanding position in Group F after cruising to a 5-1 victory over Legia Warsaw UEFA Champions League roundup: Gareth Bale sparks Real Madrid C.F. rout of Legia Warszawa, Borussia Dortmund win away to Sporting Clube de Portugal and Juan Cuadrado fires Juventus to victory at OL - Olympique Lyonnais
"18.10.2016 20:45:34" theguardian.com Daniel Garza banned and fined for match-fixing at tennis tournament The Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza has been banned for six months and given a $5,000 (£4,060) fine after being found guilty of a match-fixing charge Mexican tennis player Daniel Garza banned and fined for match-fixing
"18.10.2016 19:09:46" theguardian.com Two more disqualified from London 2012 Olympics after positive drug tests The International Olympic Committee has disqualified two more athletes from London 2012 after re-analysis of their samples, one of them a silver medallist Two more disqualified from London 2012 Olympic Games after positive drug tests
"18.10.2016 18:20:00" theguardian.com Team GB athletes given heroes' welcome in London 'You smashed it,' says London mayor Sadiq Khan as Olympians and Paralympians gather to celebrate Rio 2016 medal haul 'You smashed it,' said London mayor Sadiq Khan as Olympians and Paralympians gathered in Trafalgar Square to celebrate their success in Rio
"18.10.2016 17:30:00" theguardian.com Tour de France 2017 route is good news for Froome and Cavendish Cavendish should be pleased by an increase in sprint finishes, while Froome will battle for a fourth Tour triumph on the shorter but steeper mountain stages Why the route for next year's Le Tour de France will suit Mark Cavendish and Chris Froome
"18.10.2016 17:20:58" theguardian.com Alastair Cook delays call on Hameed or Duckett for England opening partner Haseeb Hameed or Ben Duckett were in line to be Alastair Cook's ninth opening Test partner Alastair Cook delays call on Haseeb Hameed or Ben Duckett for England Cricket opening partner in first Test against Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers
"18.10.2016 16:30:01" theguardian.com The greatest impostors in sporting history Two friends dressed as Olympians gatecrashed the 'heroes parade' bus this week – but they're not the first to grab their 15 minutes – or more – of sporting fame Two friends dressed as Olympians gatecrashed the 'heroes parade' bus this week but they're not the first to grab their 15 minutes – or more – of sporting fame
"18.10.2016 15:30:30" theguardian.com Mansfield Town manager bans mobile phones at the club The players are not allowed their devices when on duty at the League Two club “They don't talk and then they expect to go into an environment where you have to talk and it will just happen”
"18.10.2016 13:51:32" theguardian.com Rio 2016 'heroes parade' gatecrashed by impostors Men claimed to be Team GB fencers before admitting to having blagged way on to float for Olympic athletes "We got the medals and we just thought we'd give it a go. We blag something every now and then but we're going to get off at the next stop to be honest"
"18.10.2016 12:08:11" theguardian.com IOC may move some Tokyo 2020 Olympic events to South Korea Japanese media report canoeing and rowing may move in response to soaring costs despite promise of a 'compact' games Some of the events at the Tokyo Olympics could take place in South Korea
"18.10.2016 11:15:11" theguardian.com How cricket (almost) made me a Tory My introduction to politics came through culture and sport: the left had the musicians, writers and film directors while the right had, er, the local cricket clubs My introduction to politics came through culture and sport: the left had the musicians, writers and directors while the right had, er, cricket
"18.10.2016 10:08:14" theguardian.com Team Sky may have pushed rules to 'very limit' on TUEs, says UCI chief The UCI president made his comments amid an investigation by the UK anti-doping agency into British Cycling “We shouldn't be surprised when elite sports teams push to the very limit of the rules. Perhaps that's what happened here" – UCI president Brian Cookson on Team Sky's use of TUEs
"18.10.2016 09:02:43" Trinity Gay, the 15-year-old daughter of Tyson Gay who was was shot dead on Sunday after an exchange of gunfire outside a restaurant, has been remembered at vigil in Lexington, Kentucky
"18.10.2016 07:19:35" theguardian.com Mourinho criticises 'cautious' Liverpool after bore draw at Anfield Jürgen Klopp was disappointed after enjoying 65% possession against Manchester United but looked on the bright side saying: 'At least we have a point and a clean sheet' José Mourinho accused Liverpool FC of being the cautious team in a dour 0-0 draw and insisted Manchester United's meagre possession statistics represented a problem for Jürgen Klopp only
"17.10.2016 22:08:01" theguardian.com Anthony Foley's family 'plunged into darkness' over Munster coach's sudden death The family of Anthony Foley issued a statement on Monday saying they had been 'plunged into an incomprehensible darkness' by the death of Munster's head coach "You have lost a former player, coach, friend and all-round inspiration – your and our hero both. We mourn his loss together"
"17.10.2016 19:45:17" theguardian.com Sam Burgess says 'I was cool when Wayne Bennett told me I'd be captain of England' A tumultuous year is set to end on a high note for Sam Burgess when after being picked to lead his country in the Four Nations It takes a lot to rock Sam Burgess: after a year that would have broken many men, he is set to lead England in the Four Nations
"17.10.2016 19:11:07" theguardian.com Nick Kyrgios has time on his side to learn he should not waste his talent | Jacob Steinberg The Australian's lack of respect for his sport has rightly been clamped down upon, and while he is the only one to blame it would still be a shame if he was lost to the game 'Ultimately it is up to the rebellious Nick Kyrgios to decide whether he is willing to make the necessary sacrifices to reach the top, to discover whether he truly loves the sport that has turned him into a star with the potential to conquer the world'
"17.10.2016 15:48:36" theguardian.com Anthony Foley obituary Ireland rugby international with 62 caps to his name who was a central figure at Munster as a player and head coach Anthony Foley was intelligent player, essentially a team man who was best appreciated by his team-mates
"17.10.2016 12:10:35" theguardian.com Liam Williams: It's unusual for one terrible incident to happen in your career. But twice? In the spring Liam Williams's friend Nick Blackwell spent nine days in an induced coma, his life in the balance. In September Mike Towell died after a bout with Williams's friend Dale Evans. The Welsh boxer was in the corner for both bouts but his "It plays on my mind. It upset me too much. But I will keep fighting. This is what I do. I also believe in my ability and I don't think something like this would happen to me" – boxer Liam Williams, who has watched one friend fall into a coma and another
"17.10.2016 10:29:38" theguardian.com Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter Trinity killed in Kentucky shooting Trinity Gay, 15, a rising track star, believed to have been caught in crossfire of gang shooting outside restaurant Trinity Gay, a 15-year-old with a promising career as a sprinter ahead of her, believed to have been caught in crossfire of gang shooting outside restaurant
"17.10.2016 09:27:54" theguardian.com Talking points from the weekend's rugby matches Maro Itoje has a perfect mentor at Saracens, home truths for Exeter and New Zealand-born Joey Carbery shows he has a bright future at Leinster Our big roundup of the European Rugby Champions Cup action
"17.10.2016 08:51:32" Munster fans sing tribute to Anthony Foley Munster fans sing Field of Athenry in tribute to their head coach Anthony Foley, who died suddenly on Sunday at the age of 42
"17.10.2016 08:24:14" theguardian.com Nick Kyrgios suspended until mid-January by ATP over Shanghai conduct The ATP has suspended Nick Kyrgios until 15 January following his conduct during the second-round match defeat by Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters Nick Kyrgios has been banned from the ATP World Tour until 15 January
"17.10.2016 07:38:56" theguardian.com NFL teams recreate games with toys following league ban on highlights NFL teams have shot back at the league's ban on franchises posting game highlights to social media by recreating Sunday's games using toys NFL teams have shot back at the league's ban on franchises posting highlights to social media by recreating Sunday's games using toys
"17.10.2016 06:50:30" www.theguardian.com Anthony Foley, a Munster legend to his core and 'proper rugby bloke' The former Ireland back-row Anthony Foley, who has died in Paris aged 42, was a Munster legend whose central part in his province's greatest hour will not be forgotten Anthony Foley was not just any old retired player; he was a genuine Munster legend whose central part in his province's greatest hour will never be forgotten
"16.10.2016 16:53:39" theguardian.com Anthony Joshua close to confirming December fight with Wladimir Klitschko Eddie Hearn insists a deal has 'virtually' been agreed for Anthony Joshua to fight Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on 10 December The promoter Eddie Hearn insists a deal has 'virtually' been agreed for Anthony Joshua to fight Wladimir Klitschko.
"16.10.2016 16:52:45" theguardian.com Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay's daughter Trinity killed in Kentucky shooting Authorities say the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky The teenage daughter of American sprinter Tyson Gay has been killed in a shooting in Kentucky, police have said
"16.10.2016 15:41:35" theguardian.com England prepare for trial by India's testing Ravichandran Ashwin | Rob Smyth On current form India's Ravichandran Ashwin, who has developed a Glenn McGrath-like knack of removing the opposition's best player, is a captain's dream – a stock strike-bowler On current form Indian Cricket Team's Ashwin Ravi – who has developed a Glenn McGrath-like knack of removing the opposition's best player, is a captain's dream – a stock strike-bowler
"16.10.2016 14:08:59" theguardian.com Peter Sagan beats Mark Cavendish to the line to win road race world title Peter Sagan beat Mark Cavendish to the line to win the men's road race at the cycling world championships in Doha Peter Sagan beat Mark Cavendish to the line to win the men's road race at the cycling world championships in Doha on Sunday.
"16.10.2016 13:16:34" theguardian.com Anthony Foley, Munster head coach and former Ireland back-row, dies aged 42 Anthony Foley, the Munster head coach and former Ireland international rugby player, has died aged 42 at the team hotel in Paris Anthony Foley, the Munster head coach and former Ireland international rugby player, has died suddenly in the team hotel aged 42.
"16.10.2016 10:56:43" theguardian.com Andy Murray nears Novak Djokovic's world No1 spot with Shanghai win Andy Murray closed in on world No1 Novak Djokovic after winning his sixth title of the year with victory at the Shanghai Masters Andy Murray closed in on world No1 Novak Djokovic after winning his sixth title of the year with victory at the Shanghai Rolex Masters.
"15.10.2016 22:52:46" theguardian.com Tony Bellew retains cruiserweight title with quick stoppage of BJ Flores Tony Bellew outclassed the American BJ Flores and won in the third round and then confronted David Haye, possibly his next opponent, out of the ring after the fight Tony Bellew retains cruiserweight title with quick stoppage of BJ Flores then jumped out of the ring to confront David Haye, who has been touted as his next opponent.
"15.10.2016 21:52:20" theguardian.com Sam Burgess flourishes on return to rugby league fold at South Sydney | Aaron Bower The failed switch to union for Sam Burgess, played out amid huge publicity as England were knocked out of the World Cup, has ultimately forged a better man and a better player “He's come back with a level of maturity that's a bit tighter than it was before. We feel we've got a better player and a better man back from union” – one year on from the Sam Burgess experiment
"15.10.2016 21:14:49" theguardian.com Thomas Waldrom: Exeter cannot pitch themselves as underdogs any more Thomas Waldrom, who has been a prolific tryscorer for several seasons, believes the Chiefs have every chance to make their mark in the Champions Cup despite a tough group, he tells Paul Rees "We cannot pitch ourselves as underdogs any more" – Exeter Chiefs Official's Thomas Waldrom interview
"15.10.2016 20:41:28" theguardian.com European Champions Cup: Connacht celebrate return by stunning Toulouse The Pro12 champions Connacht stunned the four-times European champions Toulouse with a thrilling 23-21 win, while Leinster eased past Castres and Wasps broke club records in beating Zebre 82-14 European Rugby Champions Cup roundup: Connacht Rugby return by stunning Stade Toulousain, Leinster Rugby ease past Castres Olympique Officiel and Wasps break record with 82-point haul
"15.10.2016 20:10:25" theguardian.com Mark Cavendish looks strong for second world road race championship Roger Hammond, directeur sportif at Mark Cavendish's Dimension Data squad, is confident his protege will prove hard to beat in Sunday's world road race championship in Doha “The beauty of Sunday, what's difficult to predict, is that you have to ask how Mark Cavendish can lose it”
"15.10.2016 19:25:00" theguardian.com Stephen Myler's nerves of steel win dramatic thriller for Northampton The Northampton fly-half landed a penalty with the final kick of the match to seal a dramatic 16-14 win over Montpellier at Franklin's Gardens Official Northampton Saints 16-14 Montpellier Hérault Rugby page officielle
"15.10.2016 17:57:14" theguardian.com Six of the best in Bangladesh essential for England's India preparations | Vic Marks England's selectors may have one eye on the series in India but will need to get things right first against Bangladesh, where they may need six bowlers England Cricket have won all eight of their Test matches against Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers but they will have done very well if that 100% record remains intact in a fortnight's time. Bangladesh have improved significantly in recent times
"15.10.2016 17:13:33" theguardian.com Saracens make history by downing Toulon in clash of the heavyweights The English and European champions Saracens became the first side ever to win away in the European Cup against the three-times winners Toulon by winning 31-23 in France RCT - Rugby Club Toulonnais 23-31 Saracens
"15.10.2016 14:53:15" theguardian.com Andy Murray storms into Shanghai Masters final with win over Gilles Simon Andy Murray reached the final of the Shanghai Masters with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Gilles Simon World No2 Andy Murray will face Roberto Bautista Agut in the final.
"15.10.2016 12:31:21" theguardian.com Novak Djokovic loses cool and Shanghai semi-final against Roberto Bautista Agut Novak Djokovic lost his temper and then his semi-final at the Shanghai Masters to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 6-4, 6-4 "This is one of those days. Things go in an opposite direction than you want them, but again, it's a lesson. Every day is a lesson,” says Novak Djokovic
"15.10.2016 00:00:38" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins 'failed whereabouts test' three months before Olympics Sir Bradley Wiggins was facing renewed questions on Friday night after it was alleged he committed a 'whereabouts failure' in May, less than three months before he won gold in Rio Sir Bradley Wiggins was facing renewed questions on Friday night after it was alleged that Britain's most successful Olympian committed a “whereabouts failure” in May – less than three months before he won gold in Rio
"14.10.2016 21:17:37" theguardian.com Glasgow hammer Leicester in heated European Champions Cup opener Glasgow stunned Leicester on the first night of the European Champions Cup, running in five tries against an out of sorts Leicester, who had their Australian debutant Matt Toomua sent to the sin-bin for an ugly tip-tackle Glasgow Warriors 42-13 Leicester Tigers
"14.10.2016 17:12:42" Kurdistan's football team travelled to the World Cup of unrecognised countries with one aim: to win it for their people. Did their dreams end in glory? Find out in our new longform documentary:
"14.10.2016 15:14:23" theguardian.com Schalk Burger: 'South Africa's future looks quite bleak' Saracens' flanker and holder of 86 caps says rugby authorities must become more proactive as young Springboks are increasingly tempted by bigger paychecks overseas South Africa shipped nine tries at home to New Zealand last Saturday. “It hurts all of us who have played there for a long time,” says Schalk Burger, whose 86-cap Test career ended at last year's World Cup. “I'm not too sure what the future is going to
"14.10.2016 12:23:15" theguardian.com Marcel Kittel: cyclists with severe asthma should compete in Paralympics Marcel Kittel and André Greipel have condemned the use of therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) in cycling, with the former suggesting those who suffer from “bad asthma” should compete in the Paralympics “When someone has bad asthma then he has nothing in elite sport to do. That's why we introduced the Paralympics" – Marcel Kittel
"14.10.2016 10:10:57" theguardian.com The long, complex history of cortisone in cycling The discovery of cortisone earned three scientists a Nobel Prize in 1950, brought relief to people across the world and changed the game in cycling From the Nobel Prize to Bradley Wiggins via Lance Armstrong
"13.10.2016 22:10:00" theguardian.com Tim Visser tries ease Harlequins to comfortable win over Stade Français Harlequins built up a 24-point lead in the first half of their Challenge Cup match over Stade Français before running out easy 43-21 winners European Rugby Challenge Cup report: Harlequins Rugby Union 43-21 Stade Français Paris
"13.10.2016 21:46:00" theguardian.com European cup rugby returns, with public appetite hopefully to follow | Robert Kitson This season's Champions Cup attendances will hopefully be up after a World Cup-hit 2015 while a high calibre of clubs are set for the Challenge Cup Rob Kitson looks ahead to the return of the European Rugby Champions Cup
"13.10.2016 20:22:35" theguardian.com Her grandad gave Jess a fiver for a PB and £3 per medal – but became skint Jessica Ennis-Hill was always striving to be better because that was the person she was and growing up she would want to have a go at this or that event, so I think her grandfather had to renegotiate the deal "hen Jessica Ennis-Hill was growing up she asked to do different events to fleece her grandad, because he had told her he would give a fiver if she got a personal best or £3 if she won a medal at an event ... she was so successful I think her grandad
"13.10.2016 19:28:45" theguardian.com England will leave Bangladesh knowing more about roguish band of ODI tyros Paul Farbrace says Jos Buttler could not have had a tougher first series as captain but everyone rose to the challenge, despite the mental barriers they had to cross Absent players, improving opposition, alien conditions, crowds wishing them the worst, the inescapable security detail and some overemotional aggro – England Cricket's greenhorns overcame all the hurdles in Bangladesh
"13.10.2016 19:21:49" theguardian.com From Reluctant Athlete to Olympic gold – farewell to Jessica Ennis-Hill | Andy Bull Described as Tadpole by her peers and racially abused as a junior, Ennis-Hill – who retired on Thursday – rose beyond her frame to conquer the heptathlon At the age of 16, Jessica Ennis-Hill went to a junior meeting with a hangover, and decided it was time to commit to her athletics career. 14 years later, she retires as a former world and Olympic champion
"13.10.2016 15:47:11" theguardian.com European Champions Cup 2016-17: pool-by-pool guide Can Saracens retain the trophy? Will France's Top 14 sides dominate? And how will the Pro12 teams fare? We mark your card for the coming season Can Saracens retain the trophy? Will France's Top 14 sides dominate? And how will the Pro12 teams fare? We mark your card for the coming season
"13.10.2016 12:57:48" theguardian.com Jessica Ennis-Hill retires: 'I want to leave my sport on a high' The 2012 Olympic heptathlon gold medallist has confirmed her retirement "I've always said I want to leave my sport on a high and have no regrets. And I can truly say that" – Jessica Ennis-Hill
"13.10.2016 12:03:57" A look back at Jessica Ennis-Hill's career
"13.10.2016 10:55:56" theguardian.com Jessica Ennis Hill: her career highlights A trip through Ennis-Hill's startling career, from an early interview about her height to the night she showed Graham Norton how to clean an Olympic medal A trip through Jessica Ennis-Hill's startling career – in videos
"13.10.2016 09:50:09" theguardian.com Tyson Fury's boxing licence suspended Tyson Fury's boxing licence has been suspended pending further investigation into “anti-doping and medical issues”, the British Boxing Board of Control has confirmed Tyson Fury's boxing licence has been suspended pending further investigation into “anti-doping and medical issues”
"13.10.2016 08:31:52" theguardian.com Jessica Ennis-Hill announces her retirement from athletics The 2012 Olympic heptathlon gold medallist confirmed the news on Thursday morning 'I'm so fortunate to have had such an amazing career within the sport I love and this has been one of the toughest decisions I've had to make. But I know that retiring now is right. I've always said I want to leave my sport on a high and have no regrets
"12.10.2016 23:18:48" theguardian.com Tyson Fury gives up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles The champion has given up titles to concentrate on recovery with Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua set to fight for vacant crowns Tyson Fury gives up his WBO and WBA world heavyweight titles
"12.10.2016 22:18:13" theguardian.com Ronda Rousey to make return with title fight against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 The most popular female fighter in mixed martial arts will face Amanda Nunes in bantamweight title fight at UFC 207 on 30 December Ronda Rousey to return with title fight against Amanda Nunes Leoa at UFC 207
"12.10.2016 21:21:45" theguardian.com Owen Farrell likely to return for Saracens against Toulon after injury The England fly-half Owen Farrell is ready to start his first competitive game of the season when Saracens begin the defence of their European Rugby Champions Cup title in Toulon “Owen is world-class, the best player in Europe in my opinion. There are players who can come straight back and he is one of them" – England Rugby's Owen Farrell ready to return from injury for Saracens against RCTI Official
"12.10.2016 20:50:42" theguardian.com Adrien Broner 'is OK' despite threats to take his own life, adviser insists Former four-division title-holder shared a series of alarming posts on Instagram that suggested he was planning to take his own life Adrien Broner 'is OK' despite threats to take his own life, adviser insists
"12.10.2016 20:12:44" theguardian.com South Africa whitewash Australia despite David Warner's 173 in final ODI South Africa became the first team to whitewash Australia 5-0 in an ODI series after David Warner's magnificent innings was unable to prevent a 31-run defeat Cricket South Africa whitewash Cricket Australia despite David Warner's magnificent 73 in final ODI
"12.10.2016 19:11:30" theguardian.com Tom Brady refuses to answer question on friend Trump's genital grabbing talk Patriots quarterback walks away from press conference when asked about Trump's boast that he could 'grab women by the pussy' without their consent Tom Brady refuses to answer question on his friend Donald J. Trump's genital grabbing talk
"12.10.2016 18:08:59" theguardian.com Former All Blacks Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko at French anti-doping hearing Dan Carter, Joe Rokocoko and Juan Imhoff of Racing 92 made no comment after leaving a French Rugby Federation anti-doping hearing Former All Blacks Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko appear at French anti-doping hearing along with Unión Argentina de Rugby's Juan Imhoff
"12.10.2016 17:20:33" theguardian.com England beat Bangladesh by four wickets to win third ODI and series England successfully chased down 288 in Chittagong to win the third ODI against Bangladesh and the series 2-1 Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers's famous run of six straight ODI series victories is over after Sam Billings and Ben Duckett set up an England Cricket win that Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes finished off
"12.10.2016 16:31:01" theguardian.com Yorkshire named as host of cycling's 2019 Road World Championships Yorkshire will host the 2019 Road World Championships, marking the return of cycling's showcase event to Britain after a 37-year gap Yorkshire will host the Road World Championships in 2019
"12.10.2016 15:46:07" theguardian.com Nick Kyrgios in new row: not returning shots and serving without effort Nick Kyrgios risked causing controversy once again after he was knocked out of the second round of the Shanghai Masters after apparently serving without any effort At one point, Nick Kyrgios approached the umpire and asked: “Can you call time so I can finish this match and go home?"
"12.10.2016 14:40:03" Mountain biking in Scotland has never looked better...
"12.10.2016 14:19:33" theguardian.com Steve McClaren agrees to return as Derby County manager Steve McClaren is on the verge of returning to Derby County as head coach only 17 months after he was sacked by the Championship club Derby County sacked Steve McClaren 17 months ago
"12.10.2016 12:55:11" theguardian.com The new England showed all their old failings in Slovenia Gareth Southgate's team were fortunate to take a point off a well-drilled Slovenia from a difficult trip to Stadion Stozice The England Football Team's issues extend far beyond the involvement of their record scorer
"12.10.2016 09:41:18" theguardian.com The 12 best photos from this week's football Player tussles, reactions and illuminated fans – the best images from around the globe as 209 teams continue on the road to Moscow 2018 Our favourite photos from this week's World Cup qualifiers
"12.10.2016 08:53:18" theguardian.com Bangladesh v England: third one-day international – live! Over-by-over report: With the series level at 1-1, can England come out on top in the final ODI in Chittagong? Find out with Tom Davies All the action from the final Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers v England Cricket ODI
"11.10.2016 22:48:30" theguardian.com Disgraced NFL defensive end Greg Hardy to pursue MMA career Former Pro Bowl defensive end will pursue a career in mixed martial arts according to a report 6ft 4in, 278lb Greg Hardy was found guilty of a vicious assault of his ex-girlfriend in 2014 and was arrested in a Dallas suburb for possession of cocaine last month
"11.10.2016 20:10:02" theguardian.com Brian Cookson's response over cycling crisis is too little, too late | Owen Gibson The UCI president breaks his silence over the Fancy Bears hack and TUE revelations to insist 'it's clear, as far as I can see, no rules have been broken' The UCI president breaks his silence over the Fancy Bears hack and TUE revelations to insist 'it's clear, as far as I can see, no rules have been broken'
"11.10.2016 19:17:05" theguardian.com Colin Kaepernick to start for San Francisco 49ers against Bills on Sunday Kaepernick replaces Blaine Gabbert, who has struggled as 49ers' No1 quarterback as the team have slipped to 1-4 Colin Kaepernick replaces Blaine Gabbert, who has struggled as the San Francisco 49ers's No1 quarterback
"11.10.2016 17:11:49" theguardian.com A history of mystery Mystery spinners are far from new to the game but the puzzle they pose is an enduring one From McKibbin and Spedegue to Iverson and Gleeson
"11.10.2016 15:03:48" theguardian.com Tiger Woods has to be careful as there won't be another comeback After pulling out of two scheduled events the former world No1 has shown just how bad a state his game is in, and that he knows he's in the last-chance saloon There cannot be continued comebacks for Tiger Woods. This, bluntly and whenever it arrives, will be his final tilt at adding to the roll of honour which established him as one of his sport's all-time greats
"11.10.2016 13:53:37" theguardian.com Italy suspends Rome's 2024 Olympic bid City offically drops bid to host Games after mayor says it would be irresponsible to take on cost of staging event The Rome mayor said that paying for an Olympic bid was "irresponsible"
"11.10.2016 12:52:48" theguardian.com British squash player uses trick shot against world number one – video Britain's Chris Simpson plays a trick shot in a squash match against world number one Mohamed El Shorbagy in the second round of the US Open on Monday A shot worth watching
"11.10.2016 11:44:18" theguardian.com The gifs that keep on giving: perfect passes, a flying shoe and a sleepy keeper Featuring the art of fielding, a bobbling ball, a few fantastic catches, wonderful wing play from a young Australian and a man struggling to drink some water Featuring a flying shoe and a man trying to drink water
"11.10.2016 08:46:27" theguardian.com Maria Sharapova returns to tennis court for first time since drugs ban Maria Sharapova returned to the tennis court for the first time since she tested positive for meldonium at the Australian Open in January Maria Sharapova looks happy to be back on the court
"10.10.2016 20:45:00" theguardian.com Tiger Woods calls off Safeway Open comeback citing 'vulnerable' game Tiger Woods has confirmed that he will not, as announced, return to competitive action at the Safeway Open in California citing the 'vulnerable' state of his game Tiger Woods has postponed his return to golf, saying “my health is good and I feel strong, but my game is vulnerable and not where it needs to be"
"10.10.2016 20:00:00" theguardian.com Team Sky's Nicolas Roche says 'ethically wrong' to seek Wiggins TUE Team Sky rider Nicolas Roche has said decision to seek therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for Sir Bradley Wiggins to use an otherwise banned drug was ethically wrong and system is open to abuse “There is a problem with the actual system ... you can do whatever you want against Bradley Wiggins but unfortunately, as far as ethically it's wrong, he is within the rules. It is wrong that these rules are like that. That's where the main problem is"
"10.10.2016 18:59:18" theguardian.com Conor McGregor fined $150,000 and given community service for UFC melee UFC featherweight champion involved in incident with Nate Diaz in August, where the pair threw water bottles at each other during a testy press conference Conor McGregor has been fined $150,000 and ordered to carry out 50 hours of community service after a UFC press conference with Nate Diaz boiled over in August
"10.10.2016 18:23:08" theguardian.com Heather Stanning: 'We put an awful lot of pressure on ourselves to win gold in Rio' A tour of duty in Afghanistan, fitness problems and their coach being diagnosed with cancer were never really going to be enough to stop Heather Stanning defending her Olympic title in Rio with Helen Glover, she tells Donald McRae “If we hadn't come away with gold in Rio it would have been a massive disappointment. London meant the world to me but I almost did it too quickly" – Team GB gold medallist Heather Stanning talks to Donald McRae
"10.10.2016 16:41:41" theguardian.com England's Trevor Bayliss says argy-bargy will have no effect on ODI decider The England coach was more concerned with England's batting than bad feeling against Bangladesh The England Cricket coach has had plenty to deal with on the Bangladesh tour but he has displayed an ability to cut through the noise in calm fashion
"10.10.2016 15:58:33" theguardian.com NFL threatened to eject Antonio Brown for wearing Muhammad Ali shoes Steelers wide receiver was forced to change his cleats after two drives after an NFL official threatened to eject him from the game The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown made another distinctive footwear choice on Sunday – but he again discovered that the NFL doesn't take kindly to rule breaches
"10.10.2016 14:16:42" instagram.com Follow us now on Instagram See Instagram photos and videos from Guardian Sport (@guardian_sport) Our pick of the best in sporting photography, on Instagram
"10.10.2016 13:21:04" theguardian.com Phillip Hughes inquest told 'no intervention' could have saved cricketer's life Inquest will consider whether protective equipment, including 'StemGuard' neck protector, might help prevent fatal injuries 'Quite clearly the death was a terrible accident but that doesn't mean cricket can't be made safer'
"10.10.2016 12:40:55" theguardian.com Cyclists bemoan extreme heat at Doha Road World Championships Riders at Road World Championships in Doha have complained of the extreme conditions causing havoc, following the crash of Dutch cyclist Anouska Koster 'If you send out people for a team time trial in this heat, make sure there are at least 10 ambulances ready to look after the riders. The UCI didn't think this through. The heat, it's just not to do and certainly not in a time trial. It's like a sauna'
"10.10.2016 11:40:57" theguardian.com Olympic gymnast Louis Smith sorry after appearing to mock Islam Louis Smith has apologised after the Sun published footage over the weekend of the Olympic gymnast and a friend appearing to mock Islam 'I am not defending myself, what I did was wrong. I want to say sorry for the deep offence I have caused and to my family who have also been affected by my thoughtless actions'
"10.10.2016 10:49:14" theguardian.com England captain Jos Buttler reprimanded by ICC over ODI incident The England captain Jos Buttler has received an official reprimand over his conduct during the second one-day international against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday 'Maybe I should have just walked away'
"10.10.2016 10:18:51" theguardian.com Tom Brady returns, the Patriots win, and all is pretty much back to normal The start of Brady's 17th NFL season picked up where most of them left off, and New England is tied for the best record in the AFC. Plus, Big Ben does the business for Pittsburgh The start of Tom Brady's 17th NFL season picked up where most of them left off. Brady threw for 406 yards and three TDs as the New England Patriots rolled to a 33-13 win over the Cleveland Browns, the only winless team. New England is 4-1 and atop the AFC
"10.10.2016 09:40:58" theguardian.com Ironman World Championship triathlon 2016 – in pictures Amazing images from the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii
"10.10.2016 09:03:31" theguardian.com Rugby union: talking points from the Premiership and Pro12 action Saracens won't be daunted by Toulon, Eddie Jones shows his spikier side now the EPS agreement is signed and Mathew Tait revels in his injury-free run Breaking down the weekend's Premiership Rugby and Pro12 Rugby action
"10.10.2016 07:43:38" theguardian.com The Lewis Hamilton enigma is quite why he thinks he's a mysterious riddle He is a handsome multimillionaire who is very good at racing F1 cars but his petulance and the fact his winning smile is increasingly lesser-spotted make him difficult to admire 'Increasingly prone to conducting himself in the manner of a man who believes he is some sort of riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma, more often than not his attempts to appear brooding and inscrutable come across as the childishness of a
"09.10.2016 14:27:04" theguardian.com Andy Murray too good for battling Grigor Dimitrov in China Open final Andy Murray secured the China Open with a 6-4, 7-6 (7-2) victory over Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in Beijing, for his fifth title of the year Andy Murray has won his fifth title of the year with victory at the China Open
"09.10.2016 13:58:35" theguardian.com UFC may be 'half panic and half lunacy' but buzz and cash make it worthwhile | Andy Bull Michael Bisping was hospitalised in Manchester after retaining his middleweight title against Dan Henderson but says the pain is a price worth paying as 'it is a great feeling to win and anyone that's ever won a fight knows that” There are not many British athletes who better prove the dictum that bravery is actually “half panic, half lunacy” than UFC's Michael Bisping
"09.10.2016 13:47:08" theguardian.com Relief pitcher Travis Wood hits stunning home run to put Cubs on verge of NLCS Wood becomes first relief pitcher since 1924 to hit a postseason home run asChicago beat Giants 5-2 on Saturday night for a 2-0 NL Division Series lead Chicago Cubs' Travis Wood is the first relief pitcher to hit an MLB play-off home run in almost a century
"09.10.2016 12:45:46" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton ordered Mercedes to withdraw protest at Japanese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton claims he ordered his Mercedes team to withdraw a protest which could have seen the Briton promoted to second in Sunday's Japanese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton's weird weekend in Suzuka began on Snapchat and ended on Twitter, with the Mercedes driver tweeting from Niki Lauda's private jet that he had told his team to drop an appeal that could have moved him up to second
"09.10.2016 11:21:36" theguardian.com Mark Wood set for more ankle surgery and will miss England's tour of India The England fast bowler Mark Wood's torrid run of injuries shows no sign of abating as he has been ruled out of the tour of India next month, with a fractured bone in his left ankle Mark Wood will miss England Cricket's tour of India to undergo a third ankle operation in 12 months
"09.10.2016 11:13:34" theguardian.com Britain's Johanna Konta beaten in China Open final by Agnieszka Radwanska Great Britain's Johanna Konta suffered a straight sets defeat to Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska in the final the China Open Johanna Konta's search for a second WTA singles title fell at the final hurdle in Beijing, as the British No1 lost to Agnieska Radwanska
"09.10.2016 08:37:50" theguardian.com Bangladesh v England: second one-day international – live! Over-by-over report: Can England take a 2-0 lead in the ODI series with Bangladesh with another victory at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium? Join Dan Lucas to find out Bangladesh National Cricket Team v England Cricket – follow the second one-day international live!
"09.10.2016 07:45:54" theguardian.com Hamilton's troubles continue as Rosberg wins Japanese F1 Grand Prix There was no happy ending for Lewis Hamilton's troubled weekend in Suzuka as he lost out once again to team-mate Nico Rosberg MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS claimed the constructors' title and Nico Rosberg won the race as Lewis Hamilton came in third at Suzuka
"08.10.2016 21:46:49" theguardian.com Louis Picamoles beefs up Northampton for French test against Montpellier The France No8 has added muscle to Saints' defence and is relishing doing battle with his former club in the opening round of Champions Cup games Louis Picamoles is finding it harder to get to grips with the English language than opponents in Premiership Rugby. The France No 8 is six weeks into his career with Official Northampton Saints and while they have made a stuttering start, their new
"08.10.2016 20:46:42" theguardian.com Shaun Wane calls Wigan's Grand Final victory 'best win we've ever had' Shaun Wane declared Wigan's Grand Final win against Warrington the biggest triumph in the club's history after they became Super League champions for the first time in three years Shaun Wane declared Wigan Warriors' Grand Final victory against Warrington Wolves the biggest triumph in the club's history after they became Super League champions for the first time in three years with a 12-6 win
"08.10.2016 19:23:47" theguardian.com Wigan's Josh Charnley downs Warrington in Super League Grand Final Josh Charnley scored the decisive try on his last appearance for Wigan to give his side a 12-6 win over Warrington in the Super League Grand Final Warrington Wolves 6-12 Wigan Warriors
"08.10.2016 18:09:57" theguardian.com New Zealand claim largest victory over South Africa in one-sided tie New Zealand claimed their biggest victory over South Africa, a crushing 57-15 triumph in the Rugby Championship in Durban Springboks 15-57 All Blacks
"08.10.2016 17:29:53" theguardian.com Ben Stokes thriving under licence to lead England in the field Ben Stokes is revelling in his role as England's bad cop and the added responsibilty has boosted his batting too as the all-rounder scored his maiden ODI ton against Bangladesh on Friday They are one game in, but England Cricket's ersatz leadership group is shaping up rather nicely. Jos Buttler, the captain, made some canny bowling changes with the first ODI in the balance, including bringing back the freshman, Jake Ball, and the scourge
"08.10.2016 16:49:27" theguardian.com Ben Stokes says Durham punishment hard to take but ECB saved the county Ben Stokes described the punishment meted out by the England and Wales Cricket Board to Durham as 'really tough on the players' but says the situation is 'probably the best way for us' "If the ECB hadn't have done what they have done, then Durham would have folded"
"08.10.2016 14:13:06" theguardian.com Sebastian Vettel must earn his ride at Ferrari says Maurizio Arrivebene Sebastian Vettel has denied he has fallen out with Maurizio Arrivabene after the Ferrari principal said the driver must “earn” his place “Sebastian has a contract. We work together this year and next year. Then during next year we'll see. Each of us has goals. So it is only right that anyone, no matter who it is, earns their place and their salary”
"08.10.2016 12:57:39" theguardian.com Andy Murray into China Open final after beating David Ferrer in straight sets The world No2, Andy Murray, recovered from a slow start to surge into the final of the China Open, where he will face Grigor Dimitrov Andy Murray will play Grigor Dimitrov in the China Open men's final after beating David Ferrer in straight sets
"08.10.2016 11:18:55" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton walks out of Japan GP F1 press briefing after refusing questions Lewis Hamilton told journalists 'you won't be smiling in a minute' after refusing questions due to media reports in response to him playing with Snapchat in his last press conference "I don't really plan on sitting here many more times for these kind of things. So my apologies, and I hope you guys enjoy the rest of the weekend"
"08.10.2016 09:57:18" theguardian.com Johanna Konta into world top 10 after beating Madison Keys in China Open semi-final Johanna Konta will become the first British woman to break into the top 10 of the world rankings in 32 years, after beating Madison Keys to reach the final of the China Open. Johanna Konta will become the first British female player in the world's top ten since 1984
"08.10.2016 09:13:33" theguardian.com F1: Nico Rosberg pips Lewis Hamilton to Japanese Grand Prix pole | Paul Weaver Lewis Hamilton continued to be second best to his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg here on Saturday as he won pole position for the Japanese Grand Prix Nico Rosberg is on pole for the Japanese Grand Prix after pipping Lewis Hamilton by 0.013 seconds
"07.10.2016 23:32:55" theguardian.com Ricky Burns defeats Kiryl Relikh to defend title and eyes Adrien Broner fight The WBA world super-lightweight champion, Ricky Burns, made a successful first defence of his belt against Kiryl Relikh with a thrilling points victory at Glasgow's SSE Hydro Arena "Broner, when he is on his game, is a very good fighter. I don't see the point in going anywhere else. At some point I can get a big fight over there”
"07.10.2016 21:53:49" theguardian.com F1 title win for unlucky Lewis Hamilton would be his greatest, says Jenson Button Jenson Button said Lewis Hamilton has been 'bloody unlucky' in his pursuit of a fourth F1 title "Lewis Hamilton has been really unfortunate. He should have so many more points than he has. I think he'll put it down as his best championship if he wins. He's been bloody unlucky"
"07.10.2016 19:21:45" theguardian.com UFC 204: Michael Bisping wants to set record straight against Dan Henderson | Andy Bull Britain's first UFC champion defends his title in Manchester and has waited a long time to face the man who humiliated and knocked him out in UFC 100 in 2009 Britain's first UFC champion defends his title in Manchester and has waited a long time to face the man who humiliated and knocked him out in UFC 100 in 2009
"07.10.2016 17:03:30" theguardian.com England's Jake Ball grabs dramatic debut five-for to sink Bangladesh Jake Ball's 5-51 – the best figures for an England bowler on debut – sparked an improbable 21-run win in the first ODI against Bangladesh, who looked sure to win at 271-4 Jake Ball became the first England Cricket bowler to take five wickets on ODI debut as he masterminded a stunning 21-run win over Bangladesh Cricket : The Tigers in the series opener in Mirpur
"07.10.2016 15:20:30" theguardian.com Tiger Woods to return to golf at Safeway Open next week Former world No1 Tiger Woods has officially entered next week's Safeway Open as he edges nearer to competing in his first PGA Tour event since August 2015 Tiger Woods is hoping to make another comeback next week
"07.10.2016 14:20:48" theguardian.com Zorya CEO: Manchester is a dirty city where men kiss in the street Zorya Luhansk's chief executive has described Manchester as a “dirty city” where “men kiss in the street” after last week's Europa League defeat to Manchester United “Manchester is a dirty city, full of drunks and men kissing in the street. It was very dirty. Near the hotel, which was in the city centre, there were homeless people sleeping on the pavement at night. It was bizarre for me to see men walking down the
"07.10.2016 12:44:04" theguardian.com Tyson Fury is facing his toughest opponent and needs our compassion Wladimir Klitschko has accused Tyson Fury of 'dragging boxing through the mud' but Fury's mental health means more than a heavyweight title fight Wladimir Klitschko has accused Tyson Fury of 'dragging boxing through the mud' but Fury's mental health means more than a heavyweight title fight
"07.10.2016 11:40:30" theguardian.com Ex-British Cycling president criticises three-woman panel for sexism review The former president of British Cycling has criticised the independent review into allegations of sexism against Shane Sutton, suggesting “something's not right” that the panel was made up of three women The former president of British Cycling has criticised the independent review into allegations of sexism against Shane Sutton, suggesting “something's not right” that the panel was made up of three women
"07.10.2016 09:06:57" theguardian.com Former Team Sky rider: Wiggins' TUE during 2012 Tour 'looks suspicious' Former Team Sky rider Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has questioned why his former team allowed Sir Bradley Wiggins to take a banned drug to treat his asthma "I don't want to insinuate anything but the timing doesn't look great. You assume if you had a need for such a thing it would be consistent throughout his career, that you'd use it year in year out, so from that point of view it looks suspicious" – former
"06.10.2016 22:33:03" theguardian.com Saracens' Mark McCall hits out at RFU after England training camp injuries Mark McCall, the Saracens director of rugby, has hit out at the timing of this week's England training camp in Brighton, at which two players have suffered long-term injuries “It seems strange that the clubs were not consulted and we have got to fight our corner in this. The directors of rugby in the Premiership should at least be asked when they think the England Rugby training days should be"
"06.10.2016 21:14:43" theguardian.com England confirm first day-night Test for 2017 against West Indies at Edgbaston The ECB has announced the first pink-ball Test to be held in England in an attempt to attract 'new audiences' and hopes it 'has a dramatic impact on attendance' England Cricket's first Test against Windies Cricket at Edgbaston next August will be a day-night match played with a pink ball, the first of its kind in the country, the England and Wales Cricket Board has confirmed
"06.10.2016 20:20:03" theguardian.com 'England's run of serious training injuries is about more than bad luck' | Robert Kitson After the injuries to Sam Jones and Anthony Watson, it seems players are beginning to buckle under the demands placed on them by club and country Manu Tuilagi, James Haskell, Sam Jones and now Anthony Watson are out of contention, with Owen Farrell, Dylan Hartley and Ben Te'o yet to prove their fitness
"06.10.2016 17:17:48" theguardian.com Ken Doherty: 'Snooker was on its knees but it's been taken to a new level' The former snooker world champion on accidental crimefighting, the perils of gas ovens, the Sopranos and meeting Eric Cantona Ken Doherty on Eric Cantona, The Sopranos and snooker
"06.10.2016 16:18:00" theguardian.com England happy with underdog status for first ODI in Bangladesh England's ODI captain Jos Buttler has said they are happy with underdog status on the eve of the first ODI in Bangladesh "We don't mind being underdogs at all – that's something that probably suits us.” Jos Buttler on the task the England Cricket team face in Bangladesh
"06.10.2016 14:32:51" "Today was meant to be fun, not at all disrespectful," says Lewis Hamilton after he spent an F1 press conference on Snapchat
"06.10.2016 13:04:46" theguardian.com Wladimir Klitschko accuses Tyson Fury of 'dragging boxing through the mud' Wladimir Klitschko has accused Tyson Fury of “dragging boxing through the mud” after the he twice called off a fight against the Ukrainian, briefly retired from the sport and admitted to substance abuse "Fury is dragging boxing through the mud" – Wladimir Klitschko
"06.10.2016 11:37:36" theguardian.com AIBA sidelines all referees and judges used at Rio Olympics The Amateur International Boxing Association (AiBA) have sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympics until an investigation has been concluded 36 officials have been taken out of action after controversy at the Olympics
"06.10.2016 11:11:12" theguardian.com AIBA sidelines all referees and judges used at Rio Olympics amid inquiry The Amateur International Boxing Association (AiBA) have sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympics until an investigation has been concluded The Amateur International Boxing Association has sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympics until an investigation has been concluded
"06.10.2016 08:58:06" theguardian.com Sam Jones's England debut on hold after breaking leg in judo session Wasps' Dai Young said he was sure Sam Jones would have made a good impression in the England camp but 'these things happen' Sam Jones was one of the surprise inclusions in the England Rugby squad for the autumn internationals but he will not be making his Test debut this year after breaking a leg in a judo session at a training camp
"05.10.2016 21:16:57" theguardian.com 'On mental health Tyson Fury's case shows we are years behind' The boxer David Allen, who faces similar mental health issues to Tyson Fury, the heavyweight world champion, criticises a lack of understanding and urges critics to 'leave him alone' David Allen, a fellow British heavyweight who stepped away from boxing in August to deal with his depression, sees some of the reactions to Tyson Fury's behaviour, this week and previously, as part of a lack of awareness in regards to mental health
"05.10.2016 20:18:22" theguardian.com Aaron Smith sent home by All Blacks after disabled toilet encounter All Blacks star Aaron Smith has been sent home from South Africa after “breaching team standards regarding behaviour” after he was seen walking into a disabled toilet cubicle with a “female friend” at Christchurch airport All Blacks star Aaron Smith has been sent home from South Africa after “breaching team standards regarding behaviour” after he was seen walking into a disabled toilet cubicle with a “female friend” at Christchurch Airport
"05.10.2016 18:30:51" theguardian.com UFC middleweight Josh Samman dies aged 28 Samman was found unresponsive in his apartment last Thursday by a friend and had been in a coma since UFC middleweight Josh Samman has died at the age of 28 after spending nearly a week in a coma at a Florida hospital, officials have confirmed
"05.10.2016 18:17:39" theguardian.com Tyson Fury set to be stripped of WBO title over 'inactivity' and drug claims World heavyweight champion has been asked to explain absence from the ring and the WBO is ready to discuss troubled fighter's belt at a meeting on 17 October Tyson Fury is likely to lose one of his two remaining world heavyweight titles before the end of the month after the president of the World Boxing Organisation confirmed it will discuss the troubled fighter's status as their champion at a meeting on 17
"05.10.2016 16:04:43" instagram.com Guardian Sport • Instagram photos and videos See Instagram photos and videos from Guardian Sport (@guardian_sport) Our latest Instagram photo features the Wales football team – and a family of swans. Follow us for the best sports photographs...
"05.10.2016 15:15:31" theguardian.com Maria Sharapova claims doping panel was biased at original hearing The player made her remarks in an American TV station interview, the first since Cas ruled that her International Tennis Federation drugs ban be reduced from two years to 15 months. "Tennis is my passion and I have missed it. I am counting the days until I can return to the court" – Maria Sharapova
"05.10.2016 12:25:55" theguardian.com Niki Lauda: 'James Hunt would not push you off the road. We trusted each other' As an insightful new book on James Hunt recalls his F1 tussles with Niki Lauda, the Austrian reflects on the accident that led to his famous title defeat in 1976 and a 'respectful' relationship with his great rival Niki Lauda opens up about his rivalry with James Hunt, his time as an F1 champion and how his accident changed his life
"05.10.2016 11:11:39" The best goals of the week: http://bit.ly/2dJ547l
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"05.10.2016 09:22:56" theguardian.com Will college athletes from the US make it in the AFL? The route from Gaelic football to Aussie Rules was established a generation ago and now the intrepid sports agent, Miro Gladovic, hopes to open up the AFL to young American athletes who didn't make it as professionals in the NBA or NFL The route from Gaelic football to Aussie Rules was established a generation ago and now a sports agent hopes to open up the AFL to young American athletes who didn't make it in the NBA or NFL
"05.10.2016 08:25:16" theguardian.com Talking Horses: Wednesday tips for Nottingham and Ludlow Alan King could be in for a soft-surface double with his Flat horses at Nottingham The best bets for today's racing action
"04.10.2016 20:49:17" theguardian.com Tyson Fury: I took cocaine but don't want to live anymore Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine as he battles manic depression, with the world heavyweight champion once again casting doubt on whether he will ever box again Tyson Fury has admitted taking cocaine as he battles manic depression, with the world heavyweight champion once again casting doubt on whether he will ever box again
"04.10.2016 19:40:37" theguardian.com Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko edge closer to heavyweight showdown Eddie Hearn is confident a blockbuster heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko can take place before the end of the year Eddie Hearn is confident a blockbuster fight between Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko can take place before the end of the year
"04.10.2016 18:03:56" theguardian.com Jos Buttler produces the goods as England XI win Bangladesh tour opener Jos Buttler produced the goods with an undefeated 80 as an England XI won their Bangladesh tour opener with a bit to spare Finally England Cricket have played a game in Bangladesh in what was a warm-up against a BCB XI – XI, in these parts, evidently means 14, as that was the number of men in this one – and the tourists were made to huff and puff
"04.10.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Maria Sharapova sponsors Head cheer drug ban reduction Maria Sharapova's racket sponsor, Head, provoked bewilderment on social media after celebrating the reduction her doping ban from two years to 15 months "Congratulations to Maria Sharapova! #WeStoodWithMaria"
"04.10.2016 15:55:00" theguardian.com MS Dhoni biopic: a treat for fans of bombastic moviemaking and montages Neeraj Pandey new film is set to make more than any other cricket movie in history but the director likes his scenes chopped up and played in slow-mo with a soft rock soundtrack MS Dhoni: The Untold Story is the epic tale of a handsome and talented young cricketer who grows up to become a handsome and talented older cricketer. It was released on Friday, made £7.79m in three days and is likely to make more money than any other
"04.10.2016 15:00:00" Maria Sharapova's doping ban has been reduced on appeal
"04.10.2016 14:55:00" theguardian.com Tyson Fury is having a laugh – a sad and lonely one Tyson Fury is undefeated but confused, battling as he is with much stronger enemies which gnaw at his spirit every day What Tyson Fury says today bears no relevance to what he might say tomorrow or the day after. It is white noise, a cry for help and understanding
"04.10.2016 13:45:00" theguardian.com Maria Sharapova doping ban reduced to 15 months The Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova has had her two year doping ban reduced to 15 months on appeal, allowing her to return to the sport in time for next year's French Open Maria Sharapova could be back in time for the French Open
"04.10.2016 12:47:03" theguardian.com How fast can we go? The science of the 100m sprint What makes the best athletes faster than the rest? There are years of research, discipline and training behind the 10 or 11 seconds it takes elite sprinters to cross the line. But have the men and women at the top of their game reached 'peak sprinter' – What makes the best athletes run so fast – and have we reached 'peak sprinter'?
"04.10.2016 11:27:10" theguardian.com Celtic's 13-year-old starlet Karamoko Dembélé makes debut for U20s The schoolboy came on as a substitute during Celtic's 3-1 victory over Hearts in a development league match Karamoko Dembélé has made his debut for Celtic's under-20 team .. at the age of 13
"04.10.2016 09:32:51" theguardian.com Paul Collingwood angry after Durham relegated over financial struggles Durham have been relegated to Division Two of the County Championship after the England and Wales Cricket Board decided to impose sanctions on the club due to the longstanding financial problems, with Hampshire reinstated after relegation "The players are seriously unhappy. There's a lot of anger. The players are 100% innocent here. In the background it hasn't been run as efficiently as it should have been. Unfortunately we are the ones who have to take the brunt of the decision. That's
"04.10.2016 07:19:03" theguardian.com Ryder Cup frenzy leaves crowds in focus as golf faces price of popularity American galleries were praised by Rory McIlroy after their Ryder Cup victory but he made it clear that a small minority of the crowd did cross the line American galleries were praised by Rory McIlroy after their Ryder Cup victory but he made it clear that a small minority of the crowd did cross the line
"03.10.2016 16:53:43" theguardian.com Tyson Fury reverses boxing retirement Tyson Fury has reversed his decision to retire – just hours after stating he had fought his last bout Guess who's back...
"03.10.2016 16:21:52" theguardian.com Jonathan Trott: 'I was going back into that pressure cooker, that place of judgment' The former England batsman was plagued by mental health issues that caused his international career to unravel during the back-to-back Ashes series of 2013, he tells Donald McRae Three years ago Jonathan Trott felt so tormented by cricket that, as a way of avoiding another day of a Test against Australia, he considered "driving my car into the Thames or into a tree to get out of the ordeal.” This was a Test in which Trott scored
"03.10.2016 15:39:56" theguardian.com Alistair Brownlee named in latest leak from hacking group The British triathlete Alistair Brownlee is among the latest athletes to face scrutiny over his use of so-called therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) after his confidential medical data was leaked online "I have had one TUE in my career in October 2013 for Diamox to treat altitude sickness while climbing Kilimanjaro" – Alistair Brownlee
"03.10.2016 14:16:14" theguardian.com Durham relegated over financial struggles Durham have been relegated to Division Two of the County Championship after the England and Wales Cricket Board decided to impose sanctions on the club due to the longstanding and well-documented financial problems, with Hampshire now set to be reinstated Durham CCC will go down and Hampshire Cricket will be reinstated
"03.10.2016 13:10:21" theguardian.com Freelance Cricket Club podcast: with Mark Nicholas In this episode Will and Vish are joined by Mark Nicholas, the writer and popular TV broadcaster who provided the soundtrack to the 2005 Ashes on Channel 4 Anchorman, former Hampshire captain and all-round cricket nut Mark Nicholas joined us to discuss his long career in the game
"03.10.2016 12:17:29" theguardian.com Tyson Fury announces retirement from boxing on Twitter Tyson Fury has announced his retirement from boxing – days after reports he had failed a drugs test 'Boxing is the saddest thing I ever took part in, all a pile of shit, I'm the greatest, & I'm also retired, so go suck a dick, happy days.'
"03.10.2016 11:08:03" theguardian.com Ryder Cup review: USA get wildcards right USA's wildcard Ryan Moore sealed victory for the team but Darren Clarke's picks were more mixed, while Rory McIlroy has become the Europe team's chief cheerleader How the Ryder Cup USA team triumphed at Hazeltine
"03.10.2016 09:03:09" The gifs that keep on giving: http://bit.ly/2cLRaoH
"03.10.2016 08:19:28" theguardian.com Danny Willett defends brother's comments on American Ryder Cup fans Danny Willett has admitted his brother Peter's pre-Ryder Cup criticism of American supporters was backed up by the behaviour of some supporters at Hazeltine "Unfortunately some American fans showed that @P_J_Willett was in fact correct …"
"03.10.2016 07:19:10" theguardian.com Runner's cheating is exposed but for once a sponsor stands tall Robert Young's attempted ultra-running feats attracted great sympathy and support, given his troubled background, but when his honesty was challenged his backers did the right thing 'Young has suffered enough cruelty in his life and, though he has been the author of his own misfortunes here, there is no need for others to glory in them. While cheating is cheating, the only person Young has destroyed is himself'
"02.10.2016 23:21:52" theguardian.com Rory McIlroy: Ryder Cup defeat hurts but USA win is good for golf Despite forming part of a beaten European team Rory McIlroy has suggested a Ryder Cup win for the United States at Hazeltine could benefit the tournament "I think it's good for golf … it does hurt. We would definitely like to be feeling what the Americans are feeling right now but saying that, they haven't felt this for a while. It's been eight years since they felt this feeling. They deserve it. They
"02.10.2016 22:39:40" theguardian.com USA sweep to victory in Ryder Cup as Rory McIlroy and Europe taste defeat A thrilling day of singles saw the USA beat Europe 17-11 Ryder Cup USA regain trophy from Ryder Cup Team Europe after electric display in Ryder Cup singles to win 17-11
"02.10.2016 19:52:11" theguardian.com Ryder Cup celebrates the true spirit of sport The 41st edition of the Ryder Cup, the unwelcome utterances of a noisy minority apart, has provided a refreshing change in outlook after a period in which some other sports have been dogged by their usual controversies Ryder Cup golfers should not be portrayed as honest amateurs, but this event transcends like no other. Even the removal of commercial shackles to the point where many of Europe's players have not worn caps over the three days, let alone standard sponsored
"02.10.2016 19:00:58" theguardian.com Wembley win finally gives Jacksonville Jaguars something to write home about Amid all the usual razzmatazz, the NFL's latest visit to London brought rare joy for Jacksonville Jaguars as they left it late to see off Indianapolis Colts Amid all the usual razzmatazz, the NFL's latest visit to London brought rare joy for Jacksonville Jaguars as they left it late to see off Indianapolis Colts
"02.10.2016 18:22:20" theguardian.com Relieved Worcester back on track after edging out Newcastle Worcester won for the first time since the departure of coach Dean Ryan when edged out Newcastle 11-9 in the Premiership at Sixways Aviva Premiership match report: Worcester Warriors 11-9 Newcastle Falcons
"02.10.2016 16:00:52" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016: Sunday singles – live! Hole-by-hole report: Keep up with all the action on the decisive final day at Hazeltine with Scott Murray Follow all the twists and turns on the crucial final day of the Ryder Cup – live!
"02.10.2016 15:05:23" theguardian.com England cloaked in security blanket at first Bangladesh training session England's cricketers experienced first full armed convoy when travelling to Sher-e-Bangla stadium for their first training session before ODIl series begins The five England Cricket vehicles were lined by armed motorbikes and 4x4s. The task force included government troops, special forces, intelligence agencies and scores of police at ground level, with rooftop gunmen in attendance.
"02.10.2016 15:04:12" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton blames 'higher power' not Mercedes for F1 engine failures Any conspiracy theorist who suggested Mercedes wanted Nico Rosberg, not Lewis Hamilton, to win the F1 drivers' title was given plenty of ammunition by world champion after Malaysian Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton: 'We have so many engines made for drivers, but mine are the only ones failing this year. Someone needs to give me some answers because this is not acceptable.'
"02.10.2016 12:42:10" theguardian.com Toronto Raptors stand arm-in-arm for anthems: 'We're all human beings' Raptors players and coaches link arms before pre-season game with Golden State in Vancouver "We're a team, we're all together, we're all one race, we're all human beings. We all understand that things in the United States and the things in the world [aren't] the best right now.”
"02.10.2016 09:38:06" theguardian.com Daniel Ricciardo wins Malaysian Grand Prix after Lewis Hamilton's engine blows Lewis Hamilton's world championship hopes went up in flames at the Sepang International Circuit when fire burst out of the back of his Mercedes and he had to retire Lewis Hamilton's world championship hopes went up in flames at the Sepang International Circuit on Sunday. He was closing in on a well-deserved victory after totally dominating the weekend in Kuala Lumpur – and the win would have seen him regain his lead
"01.10.2016 23:06:58" theguardian.com Nathan Cleverly claims WBA crown as injury forces Jürgen Brähmer to withdraw Five years after Nathan Cleverly was first scheduled to fight Jürgen Brähmer he beat the German fighter to take the WBA light-heavyweight title in Neubrandenburg Nathan Cleverly's career has been revived after he won the WBA regular light-heavyweight title in Germany on Saturday evening following Jürgen Brähmer's withdrawal through injury.
"01.10.2016 20:59:08" theguardian.com Tyson Fury responds to cocaine rumours with Al Pacino Scarface tweet The boxer superimposed his head on to an image of Tony Montana, the character portrayed by Pacino in the 1983 film, sitting in front of huge piles of cocaine Tyson Fury superimposed his head on to an image of Tony Montana, the character portrayed by Pacino in the 1983 film, sitting in front of huge piles of cocaine.
"01.10.2016 20:17:24" theguardian.com Leicester stunned by four-try Sale in game of swings and roundabouts The game swung from one side to the other but Sale came out on top with a 34-30 win over Leicester in Salford The Sale Sharks 34-30 Leicester Tigers
"01.10.2016 17:57:47" theguardian.com Anthony Watson takes Bath past Gloucester in dire West Country derby The Bath and England wing's second-half try in a turgid game condemned Gloucester to a third defeat in three at Kingsholm this season Gloucester Rugby 6-15 Bath Rugby
"01.10.2016 16:48:51" theguardian.com Salford win Million Pound Game to relegate Hull KR after stunning finale A golden point drop goal in extra time by Gareth O'Brien secured Super League status at the expense of Hull KR to win the Million Pound Game 19-18 The most astonishing finish to the most important game of the rugby league season simply could not have been scripted, as hard as the RFL may have tried. Salford Red Devils RLFC stay up
"01.10.2016 15:35:02" theguardian.com Andy Murray chases China Open glory to close the gap on Novak Djokovic In his first tournament since Great Britain's Davis Cup defeat, the Scot can move closer to being world No1 in the Beijing event after Novak Djokovic pulled out In his first tournament since Britain's Davis Cup defeat, Andy Murray can move closer to being world No1 after Novak Djokovic pulled out
"01.10.2016 14:30:30" theguardian.com Ben Duckett debut can lighten the mood as England touch down in Bangladesh Andrew Strauss declared it has been 'a long journey' to get England to Bangladesh but the free-scoring Northamptonshire batsman should have some fun there 'At times in the past I've tried to be a player that I'm not, which is why I haven't been successful. This year I played with freedom. [Northamptonshire coach] David Ripley told me to play my game – at times that won't come off, but when it does, cash in
"01.10.2016 13:26:47" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day: throwing shapes at the Night of the Jumps A fast shutter speed freezes Dany Torres in midair as he competes at the Night of the Jumps FIM Freestyle MX World Championship event in Jerez de la Frontera A fast shutter speed freezes Dany Torres in midair as he competes at the Night of the Jumps FIM Freestyle MX World Championship event in Jerez de la Frontera
"01.10.2016 12:55:37" theguardian.com Mike Towell death prompts renewed calls for boxing ban MP Paul Flynn says boxing is uniquely dangerous sport because 'whole purpose is to render opponent unconscious' 'How many more lives have to be damaged or lost before this senseless sport is banned? As long as boxing is allowed to continue, more and more young lives will be damaged or lost as a result of opponents deliberately trying to cause neurological harm to
"01.10.2016 11:57:10" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016: Europe and USA fans' fancy outfits – in pictures We take a look at some of the natty, not so natty and downright odd outfits that are on display at the Ryder Cup
"01.10.2016 11:17:31" theguardian.com Luke Beveridge's kindness to Bob Murphy a moment for footy to be proud | Russell Jackson The Bulldogs coach ended his side's AFL premiership triumph a champion in more ways than one, presenting his Jock McHale medal to club hero Bob Murphy The Western Bulldogs coach ended his side's AFL premiership triumph a champion in more ways than one, presenting his Jock McHale medal to club hero Bob Murphy
"01.10.2016 10:25:05" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton's emphatic response to Nico Rosberg with F1 Malaysian GP pole Lewis Hamilton blew away championship rival Nico Rosberg by claiming pole in Sepang, nearly half-a-second clear of the German Lewis Hamilton is on pole for the Malaysian GP after beating Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg into second
"01.10.2016 09:39:13" theguardian.com Western Bulldogs beat Sydney to claim first AFL premiership since 1954 The Western Bulldogs have claimed their first AFL premiership since 1954, defeating Sydney by 22 points to win a pulsating grand final at the MCG Western Bulldogs are the 2016 premiers. This statement, so unlikely at so many points of an improbable campaign, is the product of the Bulldogs outlasting the Sydney Swans 13.11 (89) to 10.7 (67) in a pulsating AFL grand final
"01.10.2016 08:54:39" theguardian.com Tottenham and NFL confident London link-up will provide mutual benefits Spurs' 10-year deal to host NFL games at their new stadium could mean a London-based NFL franchise sooner than we think – and in return, Tottenham want increased exposure in America Tottenham Hotspur 10-year deal to host NFL games at their new stadium could mean a London-based franchise sooner than we think – and in return, Spurs want increased exposure in America
"01.10.2016 06:10:59" www.theguardian.com Scottish boxer Mike Towell dies after bout 25-year-old suffered a fifth-round loss in Glasgow on Thursday Scottish boxer Mike Towell has tragically died in hospital despite 'fighting to the end' after he was seriously injured in a bout
"30.09.2016 23:45:35" theguardian.com Rory McIlroy brings Europe's stirring Ryder Cup comeback against USA to life After losing the morning foursomes 4-0 on the opening day of the Ryder Cup, Europe rallied in the afternoon foursomes to close at 5-3 down thanks to Rory McIlroy's magnificent eagle Rory McIlroy's magnificent eagle the highlight in stirring Ryder Cup Team Europe comeback against Ryder Cup USA , who lead 5-3 after day one.
"30.09.2016 18:49:45" theguardian.com Tyson Fury 'tests positive' for cocaine but unlikely to be banned The heavyweight champion Tyson Fury tested positive on 22 September for cocaine, according to a letter published by ESPN, and faces the prospect of losing one or more of his belts The world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, who last week pulled out of his proposed rematch with Wladimir Klitschko citing mental health issues, has reportedly tested positive for cocaine.
"30.09.2016 17:06:41" theguardian.com USA 4-0 Europe going into day one fourballs – live! It's time for the talking to stop and the action to start at Hazeltine. Get all the latest from the first day with Scott Murray It's Ryder Cup USA 4-0 Ryder Cup Team Europe. Follow it live...
"30.09.2016 15:00:00" theguardian.com Wiggins explains his side of the TUE stroy Bradley Wiggins, the 2012 Tour de France winner, has given the most complete explanation yet for the controversy over his legal use of banned drugs to the Guardian's William Fotheringham. This is the full transcript of their interview Do you understand why people think this looks suspicious?
"Yeah, I understand because I saw the hoo-hah a couple of years ago with Froome with the Tour of Romandie inhaler and the last-minute TUE, racing on it. I saw the hysteria that caused and I
"30.09.2016 13:31:51" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins opens up with full story on asthma, allergies and TUEs Sir Bradley Wiggins has explained what he says is the complete chronology of his symptoms and treatment in an exclusive interview with the Guardian Sir Bradley Wiggins gives his side of the story in great detail
"30.09.2016 13:04:04" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins opens up with full story on asthma, allergies and TUEs Sir Bradley Wiggins has explained what he says is the complete chronology of his symptoms and treatment in an exclusive interview with the Guardian Our exclusive Bradley Wiggins interview
"30.09.2016 10:51:03" theguardian.com Sports quiz of the week: Ryder Cup, Sam Allardyce and Arnold Palmer This quiz is for pudgy, basement-dwelling irritants on both sides of the Atlantic A quiz for pudgy, basement-dwelling irritants on both sides of the Atlantic
"30.09.2016 09:53:06" theguardian.com Can one shot change the course of Ryder Cup history? Don't ask Craig Stadler A major winner should be able to putt out from 18 inches but Craig Stadler missed, gave Europe half a point and USA lost for the first time in 28 years Eighteen inches. Just 18 inches. Such a short distance, but if a journey of 1,000 miles starts with one step, then maybe we can say that the destination of the Ryder Cup can be traced back to this tiny putt
"30.09.2016 08:56:00" Ryder Cup heckler makes putt to win $100 bet American golf fan David Johnson is challenged to make a putt by Ryder Cup Team Europe after heckling Henrik Stenson during practice. He takes Justin Rose for $100
"29.09.2016 23:24:25" theguardian.com England to select Nathan Hughes and Mike Williams for autumn Tests Eddie Jones is giving the foreign-born pair Nathan Hughes and Mike Williams their first England call-ups in this autumn's preparatory squad England Rugby will select the Fiji-raised Nathan Hughes and Zimbabwe-born Mike Williams in their preparatory squad on Friday
"29.09.2016 22:29:10" Danny Willett admits brother's article has marred Ryder Cup debut https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/sep/29/danny-willett-admits-brother-article-marred-ryder-cup-debut?CMP=share_btn_tw
"29.09.2016 19:11:07" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016 Diary: Phil Mickelson's bizarre backtrack Justin Rose is $100 worse off after a punter's brilliant putt, Europe cut a dash in their threads and Tiger Woods cannot be tempted to have a swing Phil Mickelson appeared on television to issue a grovelling apology to Hal Sutton, whilst Justin Rose lost $100 to a punter after challenging him to make a putt
"29.09.2016 16:24:48" theguardian.com Tiger Woods tucks into his new role as USA's tactician Fourteen months without contesting a tournament have seen Tiger Woods watching a lot of golf – over the next three days at Hazeltine he will be looking to put his observations into practice Meet Tiger Woods, the team tactician
"29.09.2016 14:58:29" theguardian.com Picture of the day: Rory McIlroy gears up for Ryder Cup All eyes on in-form Rory McIlroy during the practice round of the Ryder Cup One day to go before the Ryder Cup begins at Hazeltine
"29.09.2016 14:19:32" theguardian.com Eddie Alvarez has what Conor McGregor wants – and he's not giving it up easily The proud Philadelphian visits New York in November and will stand shoulder to shoulder with UFC's biggest star – and he's not in a hurry to relinquish his belt What will happen when they meet at UFC 205?
Conor McGregor: “He gets cracked. He gets dropped.”
Eddie Alvarez: “You'll be beltless"
"29.09.2016 12:30:00" theguardian.com Rugby should not follow football into fantasy land Clubs in England and France have enjoyed a substantial increase in TV money – but rugby union must stay in touch with reality to avoid a disconnect with fans Rugby clubs in England and France are receiving more TV money but they must stay in touch with reality and their fans
"29.09.2016 11:34:57" theguardian.com USA v Europe: player-by-player guide Who's who in the battle at Hazeltine as Davis Love's USA seek to end Europe's winning streak in the Ryder Cup Our guide to every player at the Ryder Cup
"29.09.2016 10:11:56" theguardian.com Lewis Hamilton is still leading the way 10 years after his flying start Louis Hamilton made his F1 debut in the 2007 season and in his rookie year piled up four grand prix wins only to miss the world title by a point It started 10 years ago this week – the beginning of one of the most astonishing F1 careers we have ever witnessed
"29.09.2016 09:06:46" theguardian.com Darren Clarke's fury as Willett's brother blasts US Ryder Cup fans Darren Clarke has expressed anger after the brother of Danny Willett used an online column to attack American fans in a supposedly light-hearted way that has spectacularly backfired. It will be interesting to see how Danny Willett is treated by the home crowd during the Ryder Cup. His brother has called US fans "cretins" and "fat, stupid, greedy, classless, bastards"
"28.09.2016 21:24:53" theguardian.com Jimmy Anderson set to miss Bangladesh tour with persistent shoulder injury Scan has revealed England's record wicket-taker needs a longer lay-off so Anderson faces going into tough India series undercooked Jimmy Anderson is set to miss England Cricket's tour of Bangladesh due to the shoulder injury that dogged his summer, giving the team management a headache over his fitness before the Test series against India in November
"28.09.2016 20:25:20" theguardian.com Darren Clarke's fury as Willett's brother blasts 'stupid' US Ryder Cup fans Darren Clarke has expressed anger after the brother of Danny Willett used an online column to attack American fans in a supposedly light-hearted way that has spectacularly backfired. Darren Clarke has expressed anger after the brother of Danny Willett used an online column to attack American fans in a supposedly light-hearted way that has spectacularly backfired
"28.09.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com What does Europe really think of the Ryder Cup? Ahead of the first Ryder Cup since the Brexit vote, the Guardian's European correspondents assess the public mood in their countries, and how much people really care about the competition We asked our correspondents around the continent whether people care about the Ryder Cup
"28.09.2016 15:59:01" theguardian.com Shirts off for CSKA Moscow's Red-Blue Warriors Red-Blue Warriors get shirtless to cheer on their team behind Tottenham's Hugo Lloris during their Champions League Group E game at the Arena CSKA The picture of the day, featuring shirtless CSKA Moscow fans
"28.09.2016 15:08:48" theguardian.com 2020 Olympics to stage some sports 270 miles from Tokyo city centre Tokyo's original plans for a compact Olympics in 2020 continue to fall by the wayside with a government panel set to propose moving more venues outside of the city – including hundreds of miles away – in order to save money Tokyo won the hosting rights for the 2020 Olympics on the promise that they would provide a compact Games ...
"28.09.2016 12:40:28" theguardian.com Interruptions, boasts and hype: there is much of Trump in McGregor As the UFC prepares to makes its entrance in New York, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Irishman is driving the UFC's money machine Why Conor McGregor is the Donald J. Trump of sport
"28.09.2016 10:00:00" theguardian.com Serena Williams speaks out against police killings: 'I won't be silent' In a Facebook post, the tennis champion said she fears her nephew could become the next victim of police brutality against African Americans “As Dr Martin Luther King said 'There comes a time when silence is betrayal'. I won't be silent.” – Serena Williams
"28.09.2016 09:02:24" theguardian.com Football transfer rumours: Manchester United back in for José Fonte? Simone Zaza to return to Italy? | West Ham United to sign Kevin Constant? | Sunderland to swoop for Federico Santander in January? | Chris Powell to replace Nigel Pearson at Derby? José Fonte to Manchester United?
"27.09.2016 22:06:50" theguardian.com Arrogant clot, for sure, but did this really merit England ditching Allardyce? Sam Allardyce's reign is over after only one game and 67 days, the buffoon paying the price for hawking himself around only a few weeks after landing the England job 'Sam Allardyce is a more sophisticated manager than many people want to recognise. Unfortunately, he also comes across in the clandestine recordings as a 24/7 braggart operating on a mix of avarice and out-of-control ego'
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"27.09.2016 16:52:54" theguardian.com Davis Love III: If USA keep losing, people are going to quit watching the Ryder Cup The America captain admits they 'need a win' after three straight defeats but despite the home pressure expects his side to also have fun at Hazeltine “You know American sports fans; we are bandwagon jumpers. We have some cities that are loyal, Chicago to the Cubs, New York to their teams but in general we are a 'What's in it for me right now?' society. If we keep losing, people are going to quit
"27.09.2016 15:57:08" theguardian.com Sam Allardyce should be sacked for calling Hodgson 'Woy' The England manager should know it's not acceptable to mock someone for the way they speak. The FA must take this seriously before it has far-reaching effects We know it is unacceptable to insult people because of their gender, race or disability. So why do we still find it acceptable to mock people for their speech?
"27.09.2016 15:15:00" theguardian.com Chris Ashton hopes for England return despite 13-week ban for biting The Saracens wing said he disagreed with the RFU over the incident but accepts the panel's punishment, adding: 'I will do everything in my power to get back to where, in my heart, I feel I belong' "I will do everything in my power to get back to where I feel I belong"
"27.09.2016 14:09:18" theguardian.com Why cricketers-turned-writers may become a rare breed Mike Selvey, who wrote his final match report for the Guardian last week, may be one of the last of his type – a top player who turned to journalism Cricketers have become richer, as newspapers have grown poorer. Will international players stop writing about the sport?
"27.09.2016 12:34:13" theguardian.com Chris Froome calls for urgent action on the use of TUEs in cycling Chris Froome has called for the World Anti-Drugs Agency and cycling's governing body, the UCI, to urgently address the controversial use of medical exemptions in the sport following the criticism that has been directed at Team Sky and his former team-mate "It is clear that the TUE system is open to abuse" – Chris Froome
"27.09.2016 10:31:56" theguardian.com Conor McGregor to fight Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 headline bout Featherweight champ Conor McGregor will get the chance to become the first fighter to hold two UFC belts at the same time when he takes on Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title Conor McGregor v Eddie Alvarez is the headline fight for UFC 205
"27.09.2016 09:06:59" theguardian.com England's Sam Allardyce facing FA investigation after undercover sting – live Sam Allardyce is at the centre of embarrassing and potentially damaging revelations that will warrant an investigation into the new England manager Keep up to date with the story on our live blog
"27.09.2016 07:42:21" theguardian.com Sam Allardyce embarrasses FA with revelations in newspaper sting Sam Allardyce has caused 'embarrassment' to the FA after newspaper sting leads to potentially damaging revelations Sam Allardyce is at the centre of embarrassing and potentially damaging revelations that will warrant an FA investigation into the new England Football Team manager only two months after he took the job
"26.09.2016 23:31:59" theguardian.com LeBron James will not protest during anthem but fears for his children LeBron James says he will not join Colin Kaepernick's protest against racial inequality in the United States "You see these videos that continue to come out and it's a scary-ass situation that if my son calls me and says that he's been pulled over that I'm not that confident that things are going to go well and my son is going to return home. And my son just
"26.09.2016 22:56:52" theguardian.com Sir Dave Brailsford puts up stout defence but questions hang in the air Team Sky principal resolute in putting his case over the Bradley Wiggins therapeutic use exemption furore but will that silence the doubters? Brailsford's justification might as well have been delivered to a soundtrack of Je Ne Regrette Rien, were it not for the fact that beyond his bald insistence that no rules had been broken there remained questions that hung in the air as heavily as the
"26.09.2016 21:53:57" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016: Bubba Watson named as USA's fifth vice-captain Bubba Watson has been appointed the USA's fifth vice-captain for the Ryder Cup match at Hazeltine Davis Love III has appointed Bubba Watson as the fifth official vice-captain of the Ryder Cup USA side. The two-time Masters champion joins Tiger Woods, Jim Furyk, Tom Lehman and Steve Stricker on Love's support staff after he was overlooked for a
"26.09.2016 20:13:47" theguardian.com José Fernández: Marlins confront tragedy as lawmaker politicizes death The Miami Marlins are preparing to play their first game since the death of their team-mate José Fernández Florida Marlins confront tragedy as lawmaker politicizes José Fernández's death
"26.09.2016 19:40:20" theguardian.com Let's get ready to tumble: Barry Hearn launches World Cup of Gymnastics The promoter has vowed to turn gymnasts into global superstars at launch of April event but the athletes' eyes remain set on 2020 Olympics Let's get ready to tumble: Barry Hearn launches World Cup of Gymnastics
"26.09.2016 18:57:43" theguardian.com Frankie Dettori celebrates the 20th anniversary of his Ascot clean sweep Frankie Dettori has recalled the day in September 1996 when he all seven races on the card at Ascot to leave the bookmakers 'weeping' and 'gnashing their teeth' It has taken 20 years but Frankie Dettori appears to have been forgiven by at least a section of the bookmaking community for his Magnificent Seven at Ascot, when he won every race and redistributed £40m of their wealth among thousands of betting shop
"26.09.2016 17:29:06" theguardian.com Anthony Joshua in line for heavyweight showdown against Wladimir Klitschko Anthony Joshua promoter Barry Hearns has said his fighter is in line to fight Wladimir Klitschko in a unification heavyweight bout in the UK in November “This is a huge fight. I believe Wladimir Klitschko against Anthony Joshua is a favourite for 26 November. Perhaps it's a fight one or two too early for us, but Joshua is more than ready to take this challenge on” – Eddie Hearn
"26.09.2016 16:57:38" theguardian.com Brailsford says Wiggins TUEs were 'not performance-enhancing' The Team Sky general manager, Sir Dave Brailsford, has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races “It was not being used to enhance performance" – Team Sky general manager Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his win in
"26.09.2016 16:28:14" theguardian.com Toast Arnold Palmer with the late golfer's signature drink The King invented a refreshing mix of iced tea and lemonade. Here's a recipe for a classic Arnold Palmer – plus how to give it a kick It is generally considered bad luck to toast someone with a soft drink, but in the case of legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, who has died at the age of 87, it might just about be acceptable
"26.09.2016 15:04:52" theguardian.com Darren Clarke: 'Ryder Cup atmosphere is going to be right on the edge' Europe's captain has been friends with his counterpart Davis Love III for a long time but says it is a huge compliment to his team that the USA 'have formulated a taskforce to figure out how to win' Darren Clarke on life as the Ryder Cup Team Europe captain: “I've put my heart and soul into it. Am I sleeping well? No – because I want to give my guys the best opportunity to play well and win. I wake up in the middle of the night and think: 'Did I do
"26.09.2016 13:45:11" theguardian.com Arnold Palmer obituary One of the greatest players in the history of golf who won 73 tournaments Palmer was one of the most charismatic golfers ever – a player for whom no play was ever impossible. He got into, and out of, more trouble on the course than any of his peers, and so outrageous were some of his recovery shots that he quickly attracted a
"26.09.2016 11:14:51" theguardian.com US golf legend Arnold Palmer – video obituary A look back at the life of golfer Arnold Palmer, who died on Sunday in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, aged 87 A look back at the life of golfer Arnold Palmer, who died on Sunday aged 87. 'The King' won seven majors, helping bring golf to a mainstream TV audience and democratising the game
"26.09.2016 10:17:44" theguardian.com Middlesex are worthy champions after a great finale The County Championship gave us the tightest, toughest and tinglingest finish anyone could have hoped for when it lumbered into life in the cold days of spring The County Championship gave us the tightest, toughest and tingliest finish anyone could have hoped for when it lumbered into life in the cold days of spring
"26.09.2016 09:12:22" theguardian.com McIlroy excited at prospect of winning Ryder Cup with boyhood hero Clarke Darren Clarke played an important part in McIlroy's formative years as a golfer and the former world No1 sees the week in Hazeltine as an opportunity to repay his countryman "It's probably close to 14 years ago when I first met Darren. I'd be quite sure Darren wouldn't really recollect the moment another star-struck kid stood staring at him but I hung on his every word back then" – Rory McIlroy on Darren Clarke
"26.09.2016 07:56:14" theguardian.com Arnold Palmer: the people's champion with an unmistakable aura of greatness Arnold Palmer, who died on Sunday at the age of 87, almost single-handedly hauled golf into the mainstream. Tributes have poured in for 'The King' but primarily the message is of thanks Every player at the top level of golf recognises Palmer's role in their riches. Almost single-handedly, Palmer hauled golf into fresh commercial territory both with the late 1950s recognition of what television meant and a swashbuckling, risk-taking style
"26.09.2016 00:16:27" theguardian.com Rory McIlroy scoops FedEx Cup glory to give Europe Ryder Cup momentum Rory McIlroy tasted double glory in Atlanta after winning the Tour Championship and also scooping the $10m FedEx Cup Rory McIlroy beat Ryan Moore in a play-off to win the Tour Championship and also secure victory in the FedEx Cup – and left Atlanta $11.5m richer than when he arrived
"25.09.2016 22:07:45" theguardian.com NFL wrap: Vikings target Newton to end Panthers streak, Bills shock Cardinals Sam Bradford threw a touchdown pass to Kyle Rudolph, Marcus Sherels returned a punt for a score and the Minnesota Vikings snapped the Carolina Panthers' 14-game home winning streak Minnesota Vikings snapped Carolina Panthers' home winning streak, while the Cleveland Browns missed a potentially game-winning field goal before losing to Miami Dolphins in overtime
"25.09.2016 22:01:55" theguardian.com World Rugby's zero tolerance on head injuries is not just a pipe dream Significant progress in tackling concussion has been made in the last five years giving hope that Gladwell's grim vision of the future may be avoidable Rugby union remains a tough game with obvious risks, but when it comes to concussion, significant progress has been made since the 2011 Rugby World Cup, when 56% of players who were concussed stayed on the field
"25.09.2016 19:41:53" theguardian.com José Fernández: a smiling star whose death leaves baseball bereft The Marlins pitcher is dead at the age of 24. It is a tragedy made all the more painful after the adversity he had overcome in his short life The death of Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández at 24 is a tragedy made more painful by the adversity he overcame to become a rising star in baseball
"25.09.2016 18:30:00" theguardian.com Leicester's Owen Williams boots away Bath's perfect start to season Owen Williams booted 17 points as Leicester ended Bath's 100% record with a 34-14 victory and moved into fourth place in the Aviva Premiership Premiership match report: Leicester Tigers 34-14 Bath Rugby
"25.09.2016 17:16:11" theguardian.com Team Sky still have much to explain after Bradley Wiggins' Andrew Marr interview A short TV interview with Andrew Marr was never going to yield the detailed answers required about TUE use, but it's time his team explained themselves A short TV interview with Andrew Marr was never going to yield the detailed answers required about TUE use, but it's time Bradley Wiggins' team explained themselves
"25.09.2016 13:45:21" theguardian.com Tyson Fury at 'all time low' and seeking professional help after 'witch hunt', says uncle Peter Fury has explained that world champion Tyson Fury is receiving medical treatment after being declared unfit to defend his title Peter Fury has explained that world champion Tyson Fury is receiving medical treatment after being declared unfit to defend his title
"24.09.2016 23:59:26" theguardian.com Jorge Linares goes distance to claim Anthony Crolla's WBA lightweight title Anthony Crolla took Jorge Linares the distance but lost his WBA lightweight belt to a unanimous points decision in the Venezuelan's favour inside the Manchester Arena Anthony 'Million Dollar' Crolla failed to offer up a display to match his moniker as the Manchester fighter lost his WBA lightweight title to Jorge Linares, the 31-year-old Venezuelan, whose triumph gave him a fourth world crown across three different
"24.09.2016 21:21:39" theguardian.com Ben Youngs urges Leicester Tigers to show their teeth against Bath The scrum-half has returned from a summer of triumph with England and now wants to help his club side perform to the high level expected of them Leicester Tigers' Ben Youngs: 'Little things have been having a massive effect on performances and hurting us. We carried the ball 68 times at Newcastle and were turned over on 17 occasions. That is unacceptable'
"24.09.2016 19:27:17" theguardian.com Ryder Cup 2016: US face pressure test as Darren Clarke backs young team Davis Love III's team are favourites at Hazeltine but much will depend on how they cope with the weight of expectation on them to end the US's dismal losing run US favouritism may be merited on the basis they have, on paper, the stronger Ryder Cup team. They are also at home, but determination can become desperation pretty easily and to a team's detriment. The involvement of Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson may
"24.09.2016 17:39:49" theguardian.com Wasps recover from early setback to surprise dominant Northampton Danny Cipriani inspired Wasps to come from behind to win 20-15 away to Northampton in a Premiership game Saints dominated Official Northampton Saints 15-20 Wasps
"24.09.2016 17:02:31" theguardian.com Saracens long winning streak ended by rejuvenated Harlequins Saracens suffered a first Aviva Premiership defeat since March when losing 17-10 to Harlequins in front of the England coach Eddie Jones Harlequins 17-10 Saracens
"24.09.2016 13:31:45" theguardian.com Anthony Joshua could face Wladimir Klitschko if Tyson Fury loses belts IBF champion Anthony Joshua is ready to step in after Tyson Fury was declared medically unfit for a rematch with Wladimir Klitschko for a second time “From our side, if Wladimir Klitschko against Anthony Joshua can be made for the WBA and the IBF belts, for November 26, we are taking that fight, no question."
"24.09.2016 08:54:43" theguardian.com 'The love affair became an obsession': meet the megafans of small teams Forget the major league: you've not known true joy or despair until you've backed your local team "People look at me and think, 'Why's this guy supporting a seventh-tier club when he could be a Man U fan?'"
"23.09.2016 20:06:53" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins' former doctor questions use of banned steroid The controversy around Sir Bradley Wiggins's use of a banned corticosteroid before three major stage races deepened on Friday night when his former team doctor at… The controversy around Sir Bradley Wiggins's use of a banned corticosteroid before three major stage races has deepened after his former team doctor at the Garmin team Dr Prentice Steffen questioned the practice on the BBC's Newsnight programme
"23.09.2016 18:13:22" theguardian.com Toby Roland-Jones hat-trick seals Middlesex's title against Yorkshire The dethroned champions lost their last four wickets in nine balls to collapse to 178 all out chasing 240 from 40 overs after James Franklin's perfect declaration, as Middlesex won by 61 runs to pip Yorkshire and Somerset to the County Championship title The dethroned champions lost their last four wickets in nine balls to collapse to 178 all out chasing 240 from 40 overs after James Franklin's perfect declaration – Mike Selvey reports
"23.09.2016 16:56:20" theguardian.com Mike Ditka to Colin Kaepernick: 'Get the hell out' if you don't like America Hall of Fame coach rips Kaepernick protest: 'I don't see all the atrocities going on in this country that people say are going on' 'I have no respect for Colin Kaepernick. He probably has no respect for me, that's his choice. My choice is that I like this country, I respect our flag, and I don't see all the atrocities going on in this country that people say are going on'
"23.09.2016 16:45:00" theguardian.com Middlesex pip Yorkshire and Somerset to title after thrilling finale at Lord's Toby Roland-Jones sealed the County Championship title for Middlesex with a stunning hat-trick in the final few overs at Lord's Middlesex County Cricket Club are champions
"23.09.2016 15:52:21" theguardian.com Cancellara and Rupp named in latest Fancy Bears leak Six more Great Britain athletes, including cyclist Steve Cummings, have had their medical data leaked by the Fancy Bears hacking group Swiss cycling star Fabian Cancellara, American golfer Patrick Reed and US distance runner Galen Rupp have been named among 41 athletes in the latest – and largest – leak of medical data by the Fancy Bears hacking group
"23.09.2016 14:55:00" theguardian.com Clevenger: Black Lives Matter protesters should be 'behind bars like animals' Mariners say they are reviewing “all internal options that are available” after racially insensitive tweets from the account of reserve catcher Steve Clevenger Seattle Mariners: 'We strongly disagree with the language and tone of his comments'
"23.09.2016 14:25:24" Bath to host Leicester at Twickenham in April 2017 Bath Rugby announce that the club will host Leicester Tigers at Twickenham in April 2017. Bath plan on staging a fixture at the London venue for each of the next five years
"23.09.2016 13:54:01" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins operated within doping rules – but rules may be wrong The revelations from the Fancy Bears hackers have caused widespread outrage but they have also reawakened objections to the ethical basis of TUEs If an athlete is experiencing a health problem, should they either accept the accompanying reduction in performance level or withdraw from competition until such time as they have recovered naturally?
"23.09.2016 12:36:01" theguardian.com Tom Wood: 'If I play for England I want to play on merit in a quality team' The Northampton captain has not played for England since last year's Rugby World Cup, but he hopes his performances for the Saints can get him back on Eddie Jones' radar, he tells Robert Kitson 'We had a very good team capable of doing better and the team over the last year has proven that. They're not vastly different sides. You can't say one player playing over another is the difference. It's just not. The players who are there now are not 10
"23.09.2016 12:03:34" theguardian.com The Joy of Six: footballers who voluntarily retired in their 20s From Mário de Castro protesting against a murder to Carlos Roa trying to avoid the apocalypse, here's half-a-dozen footballers who quit in their prime From Mário de Castro protesting against a murder to Carlos Roa trying to avoid the apocalypse, here are half a dozen who quit in their prime
"23.09.2016 11:31:07" theguardian.com NFL Week 3 predictions: will Trevor Siemian grind out another win? Paolo Bandini: Denver look to continue their flawless title defense, while the Falcons look to soar in the Superdome. Plus, take part in our tipping contest Breaking down the rest of the NFL week three action
"23.09.2016 10:39:25" theguardian.com Unpredictable and unmanly: baseball's fear of the knuckleball The knuckleball can be almost impossible to hit, and can extend a player's career by years. So why do so many in the game distrust the pitch? The knuckleball can be almost impossible to hit, and can extend a player's career by years. So why do so many in MLB and minor leagues distrust the pitch?
"23.09.2016 09:34:14" theguardian.com LA finds itself a contender in an Olympic lottery most cities want to lose With Rome all but out of the bidding for the 2024 Games, Los Angeles is one of the few places in the world that could easily hosts an Olympics With Roma 2024 all but out of the bidding for the 2024 Games, Los Angeles is one of the few places in the world that could easily host an Olympic Games
"23.09.2016 08:12:46" theguardian.com Australian BMX star Sam Willoughby suffers serious spinal injury in crash Australian BMX star Sam Willoughby remains without feeling below his chest after a serious training crash which left him with spinal damage “At this stage, Sam still has no movement from his chest down but has regained use of his arms and is slowly regaining some sensation in his legs”
"22.09.2016 22:44:55" theguardian.com Bubba Watson says he can't influence Ryder Cup wildcard pick The American Bubba Watson, the world No7, said: 'There's nothing I can do now' about trying to force Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III's hand at the Tour Championship “The only thing I know that Davis [Love III] told me, and he's told everybody, that it's about who matches up well. I don't know what that means. If a guy matches up better with two people or a guy matches up better with three people. I don't know that”
"22.09.2016 22:07:49" theguardian.com Claudio Ranieri says feud with José Mourinho is 'prehistoric' before reunion The Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri insists his relationship with José Mourinho is normal, and that previous disparaging exchanges between the two are firmly in the past Leicester City Football Club's Claudio Ranieri has described José Mourinho as "a great manager and a fantastic person" and insisted their feud is a thing of the past
"22.09.2016 20:10:49" theguardian.com Michael Vaughan denies Trott's accusations over management company Michael Vaughan has denied that his role in a sports management company influenced comments he made about Jonathan Trott "Criticism of my opinions, my actions and even personal criticisms are all fair game, but I will not accept any attack on my honesty or my integrity"
"22.09.2016 19:30:00" theguardian.com Bath announce Twickenham date with The Rec's future set for April decision Premiership club have been using The Rec since 1884 but it has never belonged them, leading to more than a decade of appeal and counter-appeal as Bruce Craig seeks to modernise the creaking ground Bath Rugby have played at their picturesque home ground, The Rec, since 1884 – but it has never belonged to them, and ongoing disputes over development could lead to the club moving elsewhere
"22.09.2016 18:37:07" theguardian.com Tim Bresnan helps keep Yorkshire's title hopes alive against Middlesex Tim Bresnan's fine century helped keep Yorkshire's County Championship title hopes alive against Middlesex, with whoever wins at Lord's to be crowned champions The three-way Specsavers County Championship title race is going to the final day and Yorkshire will begin it as favourites
"22.09.2016 14:55:49" theguardian.com Chelsea v Arsenal, EFL Cup thrills and Valencia's woes – Football Weekly Extra The podders look back on the EFL Cup third round. Plus, Valencia in turmoil (again), and will Diego Costa ruin Arsène Wenger's 20th anniversary party? Join AC Jimbo and co for Football Weekly Extra
"22.09.2016 13:49:27" Richard Sherman: people are missing the point of NFL protests Richard Sherman: 'More videos have come out of guys getting killed, and I think people are still missing the point. The reason these guys are kneeling, the reason we're locking arms is to bring people together to make people aware that this is not right.
"22.09.2016 12:38:27" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day: pancakes on the PGA Tour A perfect snack for golf fans on display at the East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia where the Tour Championship is taking place. Illustrator Nathan Shields has been busy creating pancakes resembling PGA golfers, including Rory McIlroy, centre, and Dustin A perfect snack for golf fans on display at the East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia where the Tour Championship is taking place. Illustrator Nathan Shields has been busy creating pancakes resembling PGA golfers, including Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson
"22.09.2016 11:59:27" theguardian.com Gareth Steenson says it is too early to judge Bristol after poor start Bristol's heavy defeat to Wasps prompted several obituaries to be written about the team but Gareth Steenson says it is far too early to judge any Premiership team yet 'It is far too early to judge anyone in Premiership Rugby. We lost our opening two games and it remains a competition in which anyone can beat any side on their day'
"22.09.2016 10:30:45" theguardian.com Will Sam Bradford make it work in Minnesota? The former Eagles quarterback has hit the restart button for the second time in 12 months, to try to revitalize a career that had seemed to be fading The former Eagles quarterback has hit the restart button for the second time in 12 months, to try to revitalize a career that had seemed to be fading
"22.09.2016 10:08:42" theguardian.com David Ortiz should play on: designated hitters are as good as retired anyway Big Papi was supposedly done in 2009 after two subpar seasons. Seven years later, he'll get MVP votes. If he's hitting like this at 40, why can't he do it at 45? David Ortiz was supposedly done in 2009 after two subpar seasons. Seven years later, he'll get MVP votes. If he's hitting like this at 40, why can't he do it at 45?
"22.09.2016 09:22:23" theguardian.com Battles of Britain, table-tennis trickery and the brilliant Lamar Jackson | Classic YouTube This week's roundup also features drone surfing, hardcore whiff-whaff, and the best way to overtake a peloton Our pick of the best clips on the web this week
"22.09.2016 08:47:30" theguardian.com Talking Horses: Cheltenham heroes clash at Perth plus Newmarket tips Is it perverse to bet against BOTH Ballyandy and Moon Racer in their Perth race? There's an interesting 9-1 shot... The best bets for today's racing action
"21.09.2016 21:47:59" theguardian.com Northampton furious that biter Chris Ashton escaped sanction during match Northampton furious that the biter Chris Ashton, now suspended for 13 weeks, escaped sanction on matchday and they eventually lost out to Saracens Official Northampton Saints have responded bitterly to Chris Ashton's 13-match ban for biting their prop Alex Waller, upset the Saracens wing was allowed to remain on the field throughout last Saturday's match
"21.09.2016 18:28:02" theguardian.com Adrian Peterson could miss the rest of the season after knee surgery Running back to have operation on 'bucket handle tear' of meniscus he sustained in Sunday's defeat of the Pakers Adrian Peterson, who left the field injured during the Minnesota Vikings' 17-14 win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, said he had a “bucket handle tear” of the meniscus, which typically has a minimum recovery time of three to four months
"21.09.2016 16:41:20" theguardian.com Twenty years of Wenger: where are the Arsenal manager's rivals from 1996 now? To illustrate how much the Premier League has changed since Arsenal unveiled Arsène Wenger on 22 September 1996, here is a list of the other managers employed in the top-flight that day 20 years of Arsène Wenger at Arsenal
"21.09.2016 16:07:18" theguardian.com Paul Gascoigne's plight should give Chris Ashton plenty to chew over Wing must learn to keep his composure and avoid playing the victim after his latest ban or he will finish his career having not made the most of his talent If Chris Ashton plays the victim card, he will look back on a career which, while far from being a failure, delivered less than it should have with heart ruling head
"21.09.2016 15:13:42" theguardian.com Mongolian wrestling coaches banned for stripping off in Olympics protest Two Mongolian wrestling coaches who tore their clothes off in anger following a controversial refereeing decision at the Rio Olympics have been suspended for three years. Two Mongolian wrestling coaches who tore their clothes off in anger following a controversial refereeing decision at the Rio Olympic Games have been suspended for three years
"21.09.2016 13:50:24" theguardian.com Gareth Batty's England encore a victory for bloody-minded persistence The 38-year-old has earned his place on the tour of Bangladesh by continuing to toil on the county circuit and while he is a short-term fix, like Fred Titmus and John Emburey, he is unlikely to see it that way himself 'The day I stop wanting to be No1,' Gareth Batty once said, 'is the day I retire.' Over a decade later, he is still spinning, still toiling, still hurting and still wanting
"21.09.2016 13:05:33" theguardian.com Future Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals set to be staged at neutral venues Future Davis Cup and Fed Cup finals are set to be staged at a neutral venue under proposals laid out by the International Tennis Federation The ITF is also proposing a final four event for the Fed Cup, which would involve the semi-finals and final being played in quick succession. The Fed Cup World Group, meanwhile, would be doubled in size from eight teams to 16, in line with the Davis Cup
"21.09.2016 12:31:23" theguardian.com Airline apologises for barring Paralympian's prosthesis from flight South African medallist Tyrone Pillay kept from boarding by country's national airline while carrying spare prosthetic leg 'Terrible treatment of a Paralympic athlete as the staff refuse to allow my prosthetic leg on board. Can't believe I get treated like this after winning a medal for our country. Totally disrespectful'
"21.09.2016 11:15:05" theguardian.com County cricket: Middlesex v Yorkshire, Somerset v Notts, and more – live! Rolling report: Join Mike Selvey, Vic Marks, Ali Martin and Paul Weaver around the grounds on day two of the crucial final round of county fixtures Follow all the latest action from the final round of Specsavers County Championship games
"21.09.2016 10:39:43" theguardian.com The religious sect that became baseball's answer to the Harlem Globetrotters The House of David was an Adventist cult that banned alcohol, sex and shaving. But it also loved baseball – and its teams toured the country to enraptured crowds The House of David was an Adventist cult that banned alcohol, sex and shaving. But it also loved baseball – and its teams toured the country to enraptured crowds
"21.09.2016 10:06:15" theguardian.com Trump and Brexit add yet more spice to Ryder Cup's theatres of cultural war | Marina Hyde It is remarkable that in an event where the sport is so electrifying, golf is merely a plot device and Hazeltine promises more multi-faceted conflict than ever Marina Hyde on the fiercest culture war in sport:
"21.09.2016 09:41:34" theguardian.com Rugby league hopeful new eligibility rules could end World Cup drubbings Rugby league's new international eligibility rules could help sell next year's World Cup in Australia to the USA and the rest of the world Under new rules being proposed by the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF), players not selected for tier-one nations Australia, NZ and England will be free to play for developing league countries
"21.09.2016 09:12:01" theguardian.com Colin Kaepernick on death threats: if I'm killed 'you've proved my point' Colin Kaepernick says he has received death threats since he began to protest during the national anthem last month 'To me, if something like that were going to happen, you've proved my point. It would be loud and clear for everyone why it happened. That would move this movement forward at a greater speed than what it is even now. Granted, I don't want that to happen.
"20.09.2016 23:36:07" theguardian.com Saracens' Chris Ashton banned for 13 weeks by RFU for biting offence England winger had one charge upheld against him during five-hour hearing and will be free to play again on 19 December Chris Ashton has been suspended for 13 weeks after a three-strong disciplinary panel meeting in London on Tuesday night upheld one charge of biting during Saracens' victory over Northampton on Saturday but threw out a second
"20.09.2016 22:41:39" theguardian.com Floyd Mayweather 'must move on' after failing to make Conor McGregor fight Five-division boxing champion says he tried and failed to make landmark superfight with popular UFC champion Floyd Mayweather: “I tried to make the fight happen between me and Conor McGregor. We wasn't able to make the fight happen, so we must move on. I feel honoured to be the biggest name in MMA and in boxing and I don't even compete no more"
"20.09.2016 18:59:59" theguardian.com Jordan Spieth prioritises Ryder Cup victory over $10m FedEx Cup windfall Jordan Spieth has said he would choose winning the Ryder Cup in Hazeltine next weekend over successfully defending the FedEx Cup he won in 2015 Jordan Spieth: "If you're saying 2016, right now I've got a choice, Ryder Cup. You want something that you don't have. That's a trophy that I've watched the other side of [in 2014] and it hurt"
"20.09.2016 17:43:38" theguardian.com Middlesex rally against sloppy Yorkshire as Nick Gubbins hits unbeaten 120 Opener Nick Gubbins will resume on day two unbeaten on 120 after he batted doggedly for five and a half hours until bad light stopped play We expected it to be gritty and gritty it was. Grittier than the Snake Pass on an icy midwinter morning, or an egg sandwich on a windblown beach. Nick Gubbins was so gritty that come the close of play he would have needed a couple of hours sluicing with
"20.09.2016 16:42:02" theguardian.com Guardiola says Touré will not play for Manchester City until agent apologises The war of words between Manchester City and Yaya Touré's representative escalated on Tuesday when Pep Guardiola insisted the midfielder will not play for the club again unless his agent apologises for comments aimed at the coach following the Ivorian's 'If Pep Guardiola wants a war, then he can have one'
"20.09.2016 15:48:36" theguardian.com Jonny Brownlee: I owe brother Alistair a good Christmas present – video Jonny Brownlee says he will always be thankful to his older brother Alistair who helped him cross the finish line at the World Triathlon Series in Cozumel, Mexico, on Sunday 'Alistair had the chance to win but threw that away to help me out. "I'll be thankful for the rest of my life'
"20.09.2016 14:30:30" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day Anthony Crolla, who will defend his WBA world lightweight title against Jorge Linares, has a public workout at the National Football Museum in his home town of Manchester Anthony Crolla, shadow-boxer
"20.09.2016 13:15:04" theguardian.com The 2016 NFL season feels like 2015 all over again | DJ Gallo The Broncos are winning with a stifling defense, Aaron Rodgers seems off his game, and Tony Romo is injured again. Haven't we seen this all before? The Denver Broncos are winning with a stifling defense, Aaron Rodgers seems off his game, and Tony Romo is injured again. Haven't we seen this all before?
"20.09.2016 11:36:16" theguardian.com Pathetic and faceless hackers are trying to drag me and other athletes through the mud | Sam Quek Britain's Olympic hockey gold medallist Sam Quek on her anger and frustration about being named by Fancy Bears hackers British Olympic hockey gold medallist Sam Quek on her anger and frustration at being named in the Fancy Bears leaks https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2016/sep/20/sam-quek-fancy-bears-wada-hacking-scandal-hockey-gold-team-gb
"20.09.2016 11:04:55" theguardian.com David Millar calls for drug used by Bradley Wiggins to be banned The anti-doping campaigner has called for the in-competition use of triamcinolone to be outlawed 'We [athletes] shouldn't have to face this. If it's that strong we shouldn't be allowed to take it unless there is a serious issue. And if we're suffering from that serious an issue, we shouldn't be racing. I don't know how a doctor could prescribe it
"20.09.2016 10:04:21" theguardian.com The Cleveland Indians have been hot all year. So why is nobody watching? Economic decline, population loss and a saturated market mean the Indians are among the worst supported teams in baseball – despite this year's success Economic decline, population loss and a saturated market mean the Cleveland Indians are among the worst supported teams in baseball – despite this year's success
"20.09.2016 09:32:46" theguardian.com Players' interests must be at heart of any new timetable for world rugby The relentless treadmill of the professional game is leaving a trail of battered bodies and a sport in need of a streamlined Test schedule The relentless treadmill of the professional game is leaving a trail of battered bodies and a sport in need of a streamlined Test schedule
"20.09.2016 07:56:34" theguardian.com Joey Barton: 'If someone is looking for conflict I won't shy away from it – ever' A pantomime villain again – at Rangers – the midfielder says 'some of my issues are because I care, I am trying to offer solutions and people are hit with the truth' Our big interview with Joey Barton
"19.09.2016 22:35:03" theguardian.com Nico Rosberg 'the fastest I have ever seen him', says Mercedes F1 chief Toto Wolff has praised Nico Rosberg after the German drive retook the lead in the F1 title race with his victory at the Singapore Grand Prix “I have known Nico since 2013 and that was the best Nico Rosberg I have ever seen. We have a tendency to say Lewis Hamilton has awesome pace but that is what we have seen with Nico. This weekend he was blindingly fast”
"19.09.2016 21:46:58" theguardian.com Paralympic glory must not cover up harsh reality of daily struggles Sports minister maintains Paralympics can inspire social change despite evidence suggesting disabled people are increasingly unhappy While it would be overly cynical to play down the 147 medals that put ParalympicsGB second in the standings or to dispute the positive effect the Paralympic movement can have on wider society, it is hard not to wonder how much of an impact such success
"19.09.2016 20:57:33" theguardian.com Canelo Alvarez to miss rest of 2016 with fractured thumb Mexican star damaged hand during knockout victory over Liam Smith to clinch light middleweight title on Saturday “Canelo Alvarez's hand will be immobilised for the next six weeks, and he will be unable to fight again in 2016. This does nothing to Canelo's plans to move up and take on the best in the middleweight division next year"
"19.09.2016 19:54:37" theguardian.com Rio de Janeiro returns to normal after marathon of mega events After four years of intense scrutiny surrounding a World Cup, a papal visit and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, cariocas can go back to their normal routine with relief and self-congratulation It is the end of an era for Rio de Janeiro. The Paralympic Games closing ceremony on Sunday, after four years in the global spotlight, marks the finishing line in a marathon of mega events that the host city will look back on for some time with a mixture
"19.09.2016 17:54:56" theguardian.com Brownlee brotherly moment underlines why they are world's best triathletes Alistair helping Jonny to the line in Mexico is a sporting classic already but while encouragement is part of their success they also like to get one over each other For all the kudos and praise that has – rightly – been directed their way, it would be wrong to sugarcoat what happened on Sunday in Mexico. Alistair Brownlee was intervening not only to stop his brother falling but also to try to help him win the world
"19.09.2016 17:09:00" theguardian.com After 22 years, the Rams are back in LA. Was it worth the wait? The Rams squeaked out an artless 9-3 win against the Seahawks on Sunday – but the fans in a hot and crowded Coliseum seemed to enjoy themselves The fans cheered in all the right places, tailgated like old pros, and became so loud in the decisive Seahawks drive in the fourth quarter that we had a hard time hearing in the press box. In a way, it's like the Los Angeles Rams never left
"19.09.2016 15:46:21" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day: Gee Atherton is riding high Gee Atherton makes his way downhill at the Red Bull Hardline, one of the toughest downhill mountain bike races Gee Atherton makes his way downhill at the Red Bull Hardline, one of the toughest downhill mountain bike races
"19.09.2016 14:13:32" theguardian.com Mo Farah and Rafael Nadal named in latest Fancy Bears hack Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah is among the latest British athlete to be targeted by the Fancy Bears hacking group, with details of the 33-year-old's confidential medical data published online on Monday Four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah and Rafael Nadal are among the latest athletes to be targeted by the Fancy Bears hacking group, with details their confidential medical data published online on Monday
"19.09.2016 13:47:51" theguardian.com Álvarez-Golovkin is the new mega-fight, but we'll have to be patient | Kevin Mitchell Both fighters have destroyed British opposition in recent weeks yet while a bout between them seems logical, much like Mayweather-Pacquiao it may take a long time to become reality Both Álvarez and Golovkin have destroyed British opposition in recent weeks yet while a bout between them seems logical, much like Mayweather-Pacquiao it may take a long time
"19.09.2016 13:26:29" theguardian.com Rugby union: talking points from the weekend's Premiership action Bristol's trials continue, Fotuali'i shines again for Bath and Saints show title credentials even in losing Bristol's trials continue, Fotuali'i shines again for Bath and Saints show Premiership Rugby title credentials even in losing
"19.09.2016 12:12:00" theguardian.com The Patriots offense is fine without Brady – it's defense that's the worry Jimmy Garopollo's injury may end up being merely a temporary setback for the New England Patriots but they are far from perfect Our big review of NFL week two
"19.09.2016 11:39:16" theguardian.com 'Michael cannot walk' – Schumacher's lawyer denies magazine's claims Michael Schumacher's lawyer has denied claims that the seven-times Formula One world champion can walk again in a court case against a German magazine 'Such speculation is irresponsible because given the seriousness of his injuries, his privacy is very important for Michael. Unfortunately they also give false hopes to many involved people'
"19.09.2016 10:17:13" theguardian.com F1 Singapore Grand Prix: five things we learned from Marina Bay The momentum change in Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's race for the drivers' title, Ferrari and Vettel get lucky, while safety is again a problem that needs sorting after Sunday's near-miss on the track The momentum change in Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg's race for the drivers' title, Ferrari and Vettel get lucky, while safety is again a problem that needs sorting after Sunday's near-miss on the track
"19.09.2016 09:41:40" Brothers in arms A dazed Jonny Brownlee was helped over the line by his brother Alistair, who shunned the chance to win the race to come to the aid of his younger sibling in a dramatic and inspirational end to the World Triathlon Series in Cozumel, Mexico (video via World
"19.09.2016 08:51:29" theguardian.com Paralympics 2016: the medal table Follow all the latest from the Rio Games with our updating medal table Check out the final Paralympic Games medal table
"19.09.2016 07:28:22" theguardian.com Brothers in arms: Alistair Brownlee gives up chance to win to help stricken Jonny over line A dazed Jonny Brownlee was denied a second world title despite being helped over the line by his brother Alistair in a dramatic end to the World Triathlon Series As inspirational a sporting story as you'll read today
"18.09.2016 21:23:56" theguardian.com Kadeena Cox and Sarah Storey the symbols of ParalympicsGB in Rio Sarah Storey became the most successful British Paralympian of all time with her 14th gold and Kadeena Cox won golds in two sports Sarah Storey and Kadeena Cox the symbols of ParalympicsGB success in Rio, writes Jacob Steinberg
"18.09.2016 19:09:59" theguardian.com Argentina's Leonardo Mayer beats Dan Evans to end British Davis Cup hopes Leonardo Mayer fought back after losing the first set to beat Dan Evans 4-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in Glasgow to end Great Britain's pursuit of a second successive Davis Cup title Great Britain's dream of back-to-back Davis Cup titles is over after losing 3-2 to Argentina in Glasgow
"18.09.2016 18:30:00" theguardian.com Nico Rosberg praises Mercedes team after Singapore win The German driver Nico Rosberg held off the challenge of Daniel Ricciardo to win in Singapore while Lewis Hamilton promised a big push to recover the eight-point deficit “Last year we were absolutely nowhere here ... we got destroyed by Red Bull and Ferrari and we understood what we did wrong and came back and beat them on their strongest track"
"18.09.2016 17:39:12" theguardian.com Ten-try Wasps hand Bristol vicious mauling to show size of task ahead Wasps' England hopefuls Christian Wade and Elliot Daly scored two tries apiece as the home side thrashed Premiership newcomers Bristol 70-22 at the Ricoh Arena Wasps 70-22 Bristol Rugby Club: Wasps score ten tries in mauling of promoted Bristol
"18.09.2016 17:04:44" theguardian.com Joel Hodgson misses late chance to snatch Newcastle win over Leicester The replacement half-back fired a last-gasp drop-goal effort wide as Newcastle missed out on a shock win over Leicester by just one point, going down 13-14 Aviva Premiership report: Newcastle Falcons 13-14 Leicester Tigers
"18.09.2016 15:01:33" theguardian.com Nico Rosberg wins Singapore Grand Prix to take world championship lead The German won his eighth race of the season to move ahead of Lewis Hamilton, who finished third with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo second Nico Rosberg has an eight-point lead over Lewis Hamilton in F1's driver standings after the Singapore Grand Prix
"18.09.2016 14:45:35" theguardian.com Andy Murray levels Davis Cup semi-final with win over Guido Pella Andy Murray has beaten Guido Pella 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 to level the Davis Cup semi-final with one match to play Davis Cup: Great Britain 2-2 Argentina with one to play
"18.09.2016 13:46:42" theguardian.com Yorkshire angry after Bairstow refused permission to play in title finale The county champions Yorkshire have criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board for refusing a request for Jonny Bairstow to play in their title decider against Middlesex next week Yorkshire County Cricket Club (Official) club statement: 'Having been rested for 16 days since he last played for England, Bairstow said he felt refreshed and wanted to play for Yorkshire against Middlesex at Lord's'
"18.09.2016 11:46:12" theguardian.com F1: Singapore Grand Prix – live! Lap-by-lap report: Will Nico Rosberg take advantage of pole to knock Lewis Hamilton off the top of the drivers' championship? Find out with Lawrence Ostlere F1: follow the Singapore Grand Prix – live!
"18.09.2016 06:14:37" www.theguardian.com Canelo Álvarez subdues brave Liam Smith as Golovkin showdown looms The Mexican superstar took care of business in a showcase bout, but whether he will finally tale on Gennady Golovkin remains to be seen Canelo Álvarez stops Liam Smith to become the new WBO light middleweight champion
"17.09.2016 22:00:39" theguardian.com Eddie Jones: England will be pride of Lions but should not get distracted Eddie Jones has said he expects England to provide at least 15 players in the British and Irish Lions' squad, almost half the touring party to New Zealand next year Eddie Jones will regard it as a personal failure if England Rugby provide less than 15 players for 2017's British and Irish Lions squad
"17.09.2016 21:43:21" theguardian.com If Somerset get balance right they could claim thrilling County Championship | Vic Marks More twists and turns expected in dramatic title race climax as Middlesex and Yorkshire play at Lord's but both will be keeping up with events at Taunton There's a three-way battle for the Division One title between Somerset County Cricket Club, Yorkshire County Cricket Club (Official) and Middlesex County Cricket Club
"17.09.2016 20:46:32" theguardian.com Andy Murray ready to dig deep again for Great Britain in Davis Cup Andy Murray will aim to steer Great Britain to the final in the singles on Sunday after he and his brother Jamie won their doubles match on Saturday "You can definitely guarantee I'll give it my best effort to win. It makes it interesting if it goes to a fifth rubber. I'm not going to be the fresher of the two in my singles. I'll be tired but I'll accept that and deal with it. I will try to play the
"17.09.2016 19:35:28" theguardian.com Leroy Houston makes dream return as Bath battle back to beat Worcester Leroy Houston made a fairytale return to Bath on loan from Queensland Reds by scoring the bonus point try in a 37-22 win over a competitive Worcester side, who led 17-6 at the break Aviva Premiership report: Bath Rugby 37-22 Worcester Warriors
"17.09.2016 19:00:04" theguardian.com Jess Stretton wins Paralympic archery gold as Britain land clean sweep The 16-year-old dominated the final as Jo Frith and Vicky Jenkins took silver and bronze to secure Britain's first sweep in any sport since the Atlanta Games It's been a successful summer for Jess Stretton: the 16-year-old completed her GCSEs, and now has a Paralympic Games gold medal
"17.09.2016 17:22:51" theguardian.com Saracens slug it out to defeat Northampton in Premiership battle Two of the Premiership's heavyweights slugged it out, matching each other for blows, before a moment of mindlessness by the Northampton prop Alex Waller gave the initiative to Saracens, who won 27-12 Saracens 27-12 Official Northampton Saints
"17.09.2016 16:22:16" theguardian.com Andy and Jamie Murray win doubles to keep Davis Cup hopes alive Andy and Jamie Murray beat Argentina's pair Del Potro and Mayer to keep Great Britain's hopes of retaining the Davis Cup alive Juan Martín del Potro and Leonardo Mayer were beaten 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in Glasgow
"17.09.2016 15:35:16" theguardian.com Sarah Storey wins 14th career gold in women's cycling road race in Rio The 38-year-old won her third gold medal of the 2016 Games in the women's C4/C5 cycling road race, while a Great Britain 1-2-3 in the women's wheelchair archery took ParalympicsGB's gold tally in Rio to 60 That's ParalympicsGB's 60th gold medal of the Paralympic Games
"17.09.2016 14:35:34" theguardian.com Nico Rosberg on pole for Singapore Grand Prix with Lewis Hamilton third The drivers' championship leader topped the standings in qualifying at Marina Bay, with Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo second and Hamilton down in third Singapore qualifying:
1. Nico Rosberg (Mercedes)
2. Daniel Ricciardo (Red Bull)
3. Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes)
"17.09.2016 14:14:40" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins denies disgraced doctor gave him banned steroid under TUE The 2012 Tour de France winner emphasised banned doctor Geert Leinders had no involvement with a therapeutic use exemption granted for a banned steroid to treat allergies In a statement, a spokesman for Bradley Wiggins said: “Brad has no direct link to Geert Leinders. Leinders was 'on race' doctor for Team Sky for short period and so was occasionally present at races dealing with injuries sustained whilst racing such as
"17.09.2016 13:31:27" theguardian.com Liam Smith looks to upturn Canelo Alvarez's best laid plans Steve Brenner: Canelo Alvarez infuriated fans by passing on a Gennady Golovkin showdown to fight the less heralded Liam Smith. Can the Liverpudlian make him pay? Canelo Alvarez infuriated fans by passing on a Gennady Golovkin showdown to fight the less heralded Liam Smith. Can the Liverpudlian make him pay?
"17.09.2016 11:56:29" theguardian.com Guardian sport Paralympic Games: the best images from day nine
"17.09.2016 10:54:01" theguardian.com Rugby Championship: Australia v Argentina – live! Live updates: follow all the action as it happens with Paul Connolly's minute-by-minute report as the Wallabies look to back up their win over South Africa The All Blacks will be crowned champions of the Rugby Championship unless Argentina beat Australia with a bonus-point victory
"17.09.2016 09:34:59" theguardian.com Colin Kaepernick's critics are ignoring the target of his protest | Bryan Armen Graham By discussing whether the quarterback's national anthem protest is unpatriotic, America is failing to confront police brutality, profiling and racial inequality Bryan Armen Graham: By discussing whether Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is unpatriotic America is failing to confront police brutality, profiling and racial inequality
"16.09.2016 22:42:35" theguardian.com Juan Martín del Potro takes revenge for Olympics on Andy Murray in Davis Cup Argentina lead Great Britain 1-0 after Juan Martín Del Potro, who lost the Rio 2016 Olympic final to Andy Murray, beat him 6-4, 5-7, 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 in the Davis Cup semi-final opener A Davis Cup semi-final that began in nervous anticipation ended with heightened anxiety for Great Britain, who enter the second day 2-0 down and looking to a beaten, exhausted Andy Murray to rescue the cause in the doubles alongside his brother, Jamie,
"16.09.2016 20:22:08" theguardian.com David Weir says he 'let the country down' in Paralympics disappointment Weir wrote on Twitter than he was 'gutted' at missing his son's birth for a 'terrible performance' after he lost all three of his individual events four years after winning four golds at London 2012 “I came out to Rio with every intention on getting a medal. My training had been amazing, I felt fit and strong, and I was ready for Rio. I don't know what has gone wrong out here. Representing my country means everything to me and I want to perform at my
"16.09.2016 18:25:00" theguardian.com Sports quiz of the week: Paralympics, Spurs and coffee This quiz would never give less than 110% Were you paying attention this week?
"16.09.2016 17:45:00" Joe Hart has explained why he joined Torino Football Club
"16.09.2016 17:30:00" theguardian.com The Joy of Six: unusual sports From the pain of ferret legging to Takanakuy's fighting for all the family, half a dozen strange sporting contests from around the world Gurning, Ferret legging, Sepak takraw, Buzkashi, Quidditch and Takanakuy
"16.09.2016 16:32:19" theguardian.com Paul Blake's victory takes ParalympicsGB to 50 golds Great Britain reached the 50 gold medal mark at the Paralympic Games on Friday – the first time since 1988 they have achieved that feat ParalympicsGB have won their 50th gold at the Paralympic Games
"16.09.2016 15:13:59" theguardian.com Dean Richards: 'England showed an interest … I wouldn't entertain it now' The Newcastle director of rugby, who carries more experience than anyone in the Premiership and is rumoured to have once punched Ross Kemp, on 34 years in English rugby and why he holds no interest in Eddie Jones's job, as he tells Robert Kitson An interview with Dean Richards, a man who once whacked a startled Ross Kemp – aka Grant Mitchell from EastEnders – before delivering the immortal line: “Take that. Your brother's not with you now”
"16.09.2016 14:30:00" theguardian.com Guardian sport All the best pictures from the Paralympic Games
"16.09.2016 13:33:00" theguardian.com Duncan Spencer, the cricketer who lived fast and bowled even faster Duncan Spencer played football as a kid, before taking up cricket and becoming a batsman. Then he found his sporting superpower: he could bowl 'quite quick' You may not have heard of Duncan Spencer. If you have, you'll probably recall one or all of the following things: he bowled at the speed of light to Sir Viv Richards, he had serious injury problems, and he was the first player in Australian cricket to be
"16.09.2016 12:26:07" theguardian.com Mo Farah braced for release of medical data after hack Double Rio 2016 gold medallist Mo Farah is braced for the release of confidential medical data as one of the 53 Team GB athletes to compete in Rio that previously held a therepeutic use exemption for a banned substance Five of the 366 Team GB athletes who competed in Rio have already had their details released by hackers. Next up: Mo Farah
"16.09.2016 09:48:01" theguardian.com Russian hackers to leak names of 48 British Olympians with TUEs The British Olympic Association is bracing itself for Russian hackers to name another 48 Team GB athletes who competed in Rio with a current or previously held therapeutic use exemption The British Olympic Association is bracing itself for Russian hackers to leak the names of another 48 Team GB athletes
"15.09.2016 22:38:00" theguardian.com Mike Brown traces illness back to England's gruelling tour of Australia Harlequins full-back lost 6kgs with septicaemia and said he was 'absolutely hanging before last game' Down Under “I was absolutely hanging before the last game. Ten minutes before the end I'd taken a couple of kick-offs straight down the middle and took a bit of a beating on the floor”
"15.09.2016 21:50:20" theguardian.com Stadium plan to lure Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas passes major vote Nevada oversight committee votes unanimously to recommend $750m in public funding for 65,000-seat domed venue in Las Vegas The Oakland Raiders have moved a step closer to becoming the Las Vegas Raiders after a Nevada committee voted to provide funding for a stadium
"15.09.2016 21:13:56" theguardian.com New F1 owner looks to replace Bernie Ecclestone in push for young fans The veteran chief executive could be approaching the end of an era after Liberty Media's takeover, with the Formula E founder Alejandro Agag a contender for the role The Bernie Ecclestone era of F1 could be drawing to a close
"15.09.2016 20:03:31" theguardian.com Haseeb Hameed's perfect timing earns teenager chance to answer England call | Will Macpherson Lancashire's Haseeb Hameed was omitted from England's Under-19 World Cup squad in Bangladesh but is expected to be named on Friday in the Test squad and looks to the manner born "If Test cricket survives and thrives, then here's a boy who was born to open the batting in it. I just hope the game lasts long enough for him to play it." So said Mick Newell, England Cricket selector, Nottinghamshire supremo and a man not known as a
"15.09.2016 17:07:03" theguardian.com Guardian sport The best pictures from the Paralympic Games
"15.09.2016 16:15:00" theguardian.com The Wada hacking scandal explained All the main questions regarding the World Anti-Doping Agency's hacked files, therapeutic use exceptions and how athletes could find a way around the system 11 key questions on the Wada leaks
"15.09.2016 15:10:15" theguardian.com Sport picture of the day: Legia Warsaw's terrifying tifo Legia Warsaw fans celebrated their return to the Champions League goup stages after a 21-year absence with a huge, impressive yet terrifying tifo Legia Warszawa created quite a scene on their return to the UEFA Champions League
"15.09.2016 14:08:28" theguardian.com Britain's silver surfer - a photo essay Gwyn Haslock, who at 71 still surfs every day. Gwyn was Britain's first competetive female surfing champion and has been surfing since she learned in Cornwall the early 1960s Gwyn Haslock was Great Britain's first competitive female surfing champion and she still surfs every day at the age of 71. We caught up with her in Cornwall
"15.09.2016 12:07:12" theguardian.com Wada hacking scandal: debate turns to the use of powerful legal drugs Condemnation of hackers into Wada's confidential database has been followed by questions regarding the processes of applying for and taking certain therapeutic remedies Did Serena Williams really need to take powerful medication such as prednisolone, methylprednisolone, hydromorphone, oxycodone and prednisone? Some say yes, others say no.
"15.09.2016 09:24:49" theguardian.com Chris Froome defends use of TUEs after latest Wada hacking leaks The cyclist says he has publicly spoken about his use of asthma aids before the latest revelations of athletes' medical records “I've openly discussed my TUEs with the media and have no issues with the leak" – Chris Froome
"15.09.2016 07:45:59" theguardian.com Mitchell Starc taken to hospital after cutting leg in training mishap Australian cricketer Mitchell Starc has been taken to hospital in an ambulance after cutting his leg in a training mishap in Sydney Australia's Mitchell Starc ran into training equipment during a practice session in Sydney
"15.09.2016 00:00:10" theguardian.com Former England batsman Graeme Hick appointed Australia's batting coach The former England batsman Graeme Hick has been appointed as Australia's batting coach, joining a remodelled Australian coaching set-up after David Saker, the former England bowling coach, was appointed as Darren Lehmann's assistant in July Graeme Hick is Cricket Australia's new batting coach
"14.09.2016 22:55:18" theguardian.com Wada hacking scandal: debate turns to the use of powerful legal drugs Condemnation of hackers into Wada's confidential database has been followed by questions regarding the processes of applying for and taking certain therapeutic remedies The issue of TUEs, or therapeutic use exemptions, in sport has returned to the spotlight in the wake of the Wada hacking scandal
"14.09.2016 19:18:05" theguardian.com Eddie Jones visits Southampton before Europa League tie against Sparta Prague Southampton's preparations for the Europa League visit of Sparta Prague on Thursday night have included a visit from the England rugby union head coach, Eddie Jones Eddie Jones has followed in the footsteps of Sir Clive Woodward – by paying a visit to Southampton FC
"14.09.2016 16:55:47" theguardian.com Drone racing: the new sport that could go sky high It is barely a professional pursuit, yet quadcopter flying has attracted wealthy benefactors, million-dollar TV deals and famous investors. Those on the inside are convinced fame and fortune lie ahead Your new favourite sport?
"14.09.2016 14:00:17" The best goals of the week: http://bit.ly/2cr90LF
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"14.09.2016 13:00:45" theguardian.com ParalympicsGB beat their London 2012 gold medal haul at Rio Great Britain's Paralympians have bettered their tally of 34 gold medals from London 2012 after Sarah Storey won the C5 road time-trial to clinch the team's 35th gold on day seven of the Games in Rio Seven days, 35 golds (and counting)
"14.09.2016 11:17:32" theguardian.com Guardian sport The best pictures from Rio
"14.09.2016 09:14:49" theguardian.com Inspired David Ospina justifies his selection for Arsenal Arsène Wenger hailed his goalkeeper after he had kept the Gunners' hopes alive in the Group A clash Arsène Wenger will keep picking David Ospina in the Champions League after the goalkeeper's fine performance helped Arsenal secure a decent point at PSG - Paris Saint-Germain
"13.09.2016 23:42:37" theguardian.com Phil Simmons leaves post as West Indies coach with immediate effect West Indies have parted company with their coach Phil Simmons and announced Joel Garner will take charge of the team for the upcoming matches against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates West Indies Cricket Board have cited “differences in culture and strategic approach” after Phil Simmons left his post as coach
"13.09.2016 22:32:54" theguardian.com Same old Arsenal, but Arsène Wenger's team in transition earn a useful point | Barney Ronay Paris Saint-Germain were there for the taking but, despite Alex Iwobi's quality and Alexis Sánchez's late equaliser, the Gunners were there but not quite there A point well earned from an awful start, but still a missed opportunity for Arsenal in the Champions League. Arsenal played with heart and spirit, but make no mistake – PSG were here for the taking
"13.09.2016 21:53:57" theguardian.com Kadeena Cox: 'I wanted to show it can be done even if you have setbacks' First British Paralympian since 1988 to win gold in two sports is back on the track in the T38 400m final on Wednesday “I've been told I couldn't do it a billion times in the past few weeks but I'm so happy I've done the two-sport thing and proved you can do amazing things. I'm glad I'm standing here as a role model showing people you can achieve these things if you put
"13.09.2016 16:52:17" theguardian.com Why Colin Kaepernick's anthem protest is right The US is having a toddler meltdown because the footballer 'insulted' the special magic song about the flag. But national pride is earned not owed Some people in the US are having a toddler meltdown because Colin Kaepernick "insulted" the special magic song about the flag. But national pride is earned not owed
"13.09.2016 16:12:38" theguardian.com Hull KR boss Jamie Peacock leads on the field in their win at London Broncos A 'desperate situation' called for desperate measures as the club's football manager came out of retirement for the 58-18 victory over London Broncos Jamie Peacock had retired from rugby league but "a desperate situation" called for desperate measures and he played for Hull Kingston Rovers Official in their 58-18 victory over London Broncos
"13.09.2016 13:21:42" theguardian.com Guardian sport The best pictures from Rio
"13.09.2016 12:19:07" theguardian.com The feats of Kenneth Hutchings, whose career was cut short at the Somme The brilliant batsman who propelled Kent to a county title in 1906 would have been a household name if he had not been lost on the battlefield a century ago this week A century ago – and exactly a decade after he played the final games of his finest season – news broke that the great cricketer Kenneth Hutchings had died in the Battle of the Somme. His body was never found.
"13.09.2016 10:07:03" The gifs that keep on giving: http://bit.ly/2cW6bnP
"13.09.2016 08:59:06" theguardian.com Colin Kaepernick is joined by opponents for anthem protest Weeks after deciding to sit out the national anthem during the pre-season, the 49ers quarterback made his protest at a regular season game for the first time Colin Kaepernick finds himself a less isolated figure these days
"13.09.2016 07:48:50" theguardian.com Adam Jones: no anthem protests in MLB because baseball is 'a white man's sport' The Orioles' Adam Jones says baseball players haven't joined Colin Kaepernick in his anthem protest because they are concerned about losing their jobs 'Baseball is a white man's sport. We already have two strikes against us. So you might as well not kick yourself out of the game. In football, you can't kick them out. You need those players. In baseball, they don't need us'
"13.09.2016 05:25:28" www.theguardian.com Ryan Lochte's debut on Dancing with the Stars interrupted by protester Swimmer was making return to public life after scandal at Rio Olympics, when someone attempted to rush the stage after his Call Me Irresponsible foxtrot Ryan Lochte's bid for redemption, after his appearance in the Rio Olympics was overshadowed by him urinating on a gas station, was derailed when someone appeared to storm the stage during his appearance on Dancing with the Stars
"13.09.2016 00:00:40" theguardian.com Ellie Simmonds steals the show on golden night for British swimmers Ellie Simmonds wins her fifth Paralympic gold and breaks the SM6 200m medley record On a night of three golds in the pool for ParalympicsGB, Ellie Simmonds stole the show by becoming the first SM6 swimmer to race below three minutes in the 200m medley
"12.09.2016 21:23:56" theguardian.com Stan Wawrinka plays down idea he is up there with Djokovic and Federer Stan Wawrinka beat Novak Djokovic in the US Open to win his third grand slam and the Swiss said he felt good about his game in the buildup to New York Stan Wawrinka beat the best when it mattered, yet the quietly spoken Swiss with a hint of devil in his eye is reluctant to climb up on the podium alongside the vanquished Novak Djokovic and the trio who constitute the Big Four of tennis
"12.09.2016 17:29:19" theguardian.com Tyson Fury misses press conference for Wladimir Klitschko fight after car issues Tyson Fury was stuck on the M6 with no battery remaining on his phone, meaning that he did not appear at a press conference to preview the rematch with Wladimir Klitschko “Apologies once again for Tyson Fury not attending. We only spoke to him once; his battery's gone. He's had problems with traffic, and also the car he was in broke down, so all we can do is get on with it"
"12.09.2016 16:19:20" theguardian.com Army cornerback Brandon Jackson killed in car crash Sophomore, 20, died in single-car accident in Croton-on-Hudson, New York on Sunday morning Brendon Jackson, from Queens, New York, was pronounced dead at the scene in Croton-on-Hudson on Sunday morning after his car crashed into a guardrail. Police said no other cars were involved
"12.09.2016 14:26:28" theguardian.com Paralympics: David Weir finishes a disappointing fifth in T54 400m final Wheelchair racer David Weir's Paralympic-winning streak came to an end in Rio on Monday as he finished fifth in a highly-competitive T54 400 metres final "It doesn't really knock my confidence, the 1500m heats are later on today so I'll go back and sit and think about what I need to do. It just wasn't clean off the line like in the heats”
"12.09.2016 12:11:40" theguardian.com Mark Ramprakash: 'Bangladesh needs Tests. We should help as much as we can' England's Test-batting coach Mark Ramprakash said he is vehemently in favour of the forthcoming tour and that Haseeb Hameed could replace Alex Hales in the team "It's so important to fulfil our commitment to tour. Bangladesh needs Test cricket and we should help them as much as we can"
"12.09.2016 10:38:21" theguardian.com Gennady Golovkin revives memories of great Randolph Turpin | Sean Ingle Gennady Golovkin's clash with Kell Brook brought to mind the tragic figure of Randolph Turpin and his fights with the legendary Sugar Ray Robinson Gennady Golovkin's clash with Kell Brook brought to mind the tragic figure of an earlier British boxer, Randolph Turpin, and his fights with Sugar Ray Robinson
"12.09.2016 08:56:13" theguardian.com Rugby union: talking points from the weekend's Premiership action Wasps' nimble display against Leicester may inspire other teams, Todd Blackadder has Bath off to a flying start, and Saracens will take some stopping Wasps' nimble display against Leicester Tigers may inspire other teams, Todd Blackadder has Bath Rugby off to a flying start, and Saracens will take some stopping
"12.09.2016 01:03:48" theguardian.com Stan Wawrinka upsets Novak Djokovic in final to take first US Open title After treading a gilded path to the final, Novak Djokovic stumbled as Stan Wawrinka found the strength to beat the world No1 in four pulsating sets Stan Wawrinka is the new US Open Tennis Championships men's champion after upsetting Novak Djokovic in a final that was tough, dramatic, pulsating and, at the end, controversial
"11.09.2016 22:40:09" theguardian.com Kell Brook's natural next opponent is Saúl 'Canelo' Álvarez, says Eddie Hearn Kell Brook's reputation has been enhanced despite his fifth-round stoppage defeat to the world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and his promoter, Eddie Hearn, says he knew his stock would rise Is Canelo Alvarez next in line for Kell Brook after the painful defeat to Gennady Golovkin?
"11.09.2016 22:00:49" theguardian.com Pep Guardiola embraces lack of control during a very English derby | Barney Ronay Manchester City had to scrap and strain for their victory during an impressively direct second-half rally from Manchester United at Old Trafford At the end of a wonderful, very English derby, Pep Guardiola looked like a chess grand master who had been chucked into the middle of a full-contact game of It's a Knockout
"11.09.2016 21:14:17" theguardian.com Nairo Quintana resists Chris Froome challenge to win Vuelta a España Colombian Nairo Quintana added the Vuelta a España crown to his previous Giro d'Italia victory, with Britain's Chris Froome finishing runner-up Nairo Quintana sealed the Vuelta a España title as Chris Froome finished a long summer in the saddle with second place overall
"11.09.2016 19:41:40" theguardian.com US Open men's final: Novak Djokovic v Stan Wawrinka – live! Game-by-game report: Will the world No1 capture yet another grand slam title? Join Bryan Graham for the latest news from Flushing Meadows Who will be crowned men's singles champion at the US Open Tennis Championships – Novak Djokovic or Stanislas Wawrinka?
"11.09.2016 18:49:33" theguardian.com Saracens send warning signal to Premiership with Exeter demolition Exeter went down 13-34 at home to a rampant Saracens side, conceding five tries as last year's champions laid down a marker for the new campaign No Owen Farrell, no George Kruis, no problem for Saracens as they sent a warning to their rivals with a big win at Exeter Chiefs Official
"11.09.2016 18:09:39" theguardian.com Paralympics 2016: day four – live! Rolling report: Join Lawrence Ostlere for the key action from day four of the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, where it's been a good day so far for Team GB Paralympic Games – live updates from day four!
"11.09.2016 17:05:17" theguardian.com NFL to review handling of hits to Cam Newton during season opener The NFL will review how the Panthers' medical team handled a hit to Cam Newton's head during Carolina's loss to the Denver Broncos Cam Newton took several hard hits in Thursday night's game, including one after which he appeared woozy. The Denver Broncos were only penalised once for a number of helmet-to-helmet hits on the Carolina Panthers quarterback
"11.09.2016 13:58:47" theguardian.com Jonnie Peacock relieved after lucky charms are found on Rio track ParalympicsGB's Jonnie Peacock has been reunited with a St Christopher necklace and badge that belonged to his grandfather he lost amid his T44 100m final win on Friday night ParalympicsGB's Jonnie Peacock has been reunited with the precious lucky charms – St Christopher necklace and badge that belonged to grandfather – he lost in the aftermath of his triumph in the T44 100m final on Friday night
"11.09.2016 12:58:54" theguardian.com Guardian sport Paralympic Games – day three in pictures
"11.09.2016 11:32:10" theguardian.com Mo Farah wins Great North Run for record third year in a row Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah became the first man to win the Great North Run three times in a row, after pulling away from American Dathan Ritzenhein over the last mile Mo Farah pulled clear of American Dathan Ritzenhein in the final mile to coast to victory in a time of one hour and four seconds
"11.09.2016 11:04:07" theguardian.com Former WWE star CM Punk comfortably beaten on UFC bow by Mickey Gall The former WWE star CM Punk says he enjoyed the 'second-best night of his life' despite exiting the ring on his UFC debut inside just three minutes against Mickey Gall “This was the most fun I've had in my life, second best night of my life after marrying my wife”
"11.09.2016 10:24:51" theguardian.com Kell Brook to undergo surgery on broken eye socket after defeat by Golovkin Kell Brook believes trainer and 'father figure' Dominic Ingle made the right decision by throwing in the towel against Gennady Golovkin “I came back after the second round and said 'I can't see out of the right eye'"
"11.09.2016 09:06:01" theguardian.com The Dallas Cowboys don't win – but that doesn't stop them getting rich Jerry Jones has built the Cowboys into the world's most profitable sports club, and the team's protracted mediocrity hasn't upset the balance sheet According to a Forbes estimate, the Dallas Cowboys are worth $4bn, making them the most valuable sports club in the world
"10.09.2016 23:59:08" theguardian.com Kell Brook's brave title bid ended by fearsome champion Gennady Golovkin The Kazakh world champion Gennady Golovkin showed his class and forced Kell Brook's trainer to throw in the towel in the fifth round Gennady Golovkin had too much power for Kell Brook, whose brave title bid ended in the fifth round after a promising start
"10.09.2016 23:03:26" theguardian.com Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in thrilling US Open final Angelique Kerber defeated Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in the final of the US Open Angelique Kerber has added the US Open Tennis Championships title to her world No1 ranking and Australian Open crown
"10.09.2016 20:19:54" theguardian.com Broncos' Brandon Marshall dropped by sponsor after kneeling during anthem Denver linebacker loses endorsement deal with Air Academy Federal Credit Union after following Colin Kaepernick in refusal to stand for national anthem Denver Broncos' Brandon Marshall is in trouble with his sponsor
"10.09.2016 18:42:50" theguardian.com Jamie Murray wins US Open doubles with Bruno Soares for third grand slam Jamie Murray secured his third doubles slam title and his second in the company of Bruno Soares as they beat Spain's Pablo Carreño Busta and Guillermo García-López 6-2, 6-3 Joy for Jamie Murray at US Open Tennis Championships
"10.09.2016 16:59:25" theguardian.com Leigh promoted to Super League with famous win over Huddersfield Leigh have secured a place in Super League for next season after a thrilling 48-40 win over Huddersfield in the Qualifiers Leigh Centurions secured promotion to Super League for the first time since 2005 as a first-half masterclass proved to be enough to clinch a fifth consecutive win in the Qualifiers and leave Huddersfield nervously looking at the teams below them
"10.09.2016 16:30:23" theguardian.com Nairo Quintana repels Chris Froome attacks on route to Vuelta a España glory Nairo Quintana is poised to win the Vuelta a España after protecting his lead over Chris Froome in Saturday's gruelling penultimate stage in the southern mountains Nairo Quintana is going to win the Vuelta a España
"10.09.2016 15:26:26" theguardian.com Celtic surge to Old Firm win over Rangers thanks to Dembélé hat-trick Moussa Dembélé's treble helped to ensure a comfortable 5-1 win for Celtic against Rangers in the Old Firm derby Celtic FC 5-1 Rangers FC
"10.09.2016 14:37:35" theguardian.com City's derby delight as De Bruyne inspires win over United Kevin De Bruyne scored one and was instrumental in the other as Manchester City beat Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford in Pep Guardiola's and José Mourinho's first derby Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City
"10.09.2016 13:31:08" theguardian.com Cent Cols Challenge: the tricks of tapering With less than a week to go until he takes on the Pyrenees, Oliver Duggan seeks advice on honing the 'top end' Tapering has long since entered the vocabulary of professional and amateur cyclists, but there remains little agreement on how best to achieve the perfect start-line condition
"10.09.2016 12:39:17" theguardian.com Wallabies play with energy and substance to defeat Springboks Michael Cheika's Wallabies have held on for a confidence-boosting 23-17 win over the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test at Suncorp Stadium Qantas Wallabies 23-17 Springboks
"10.09.2016 11:53:50" theguardian.com NFL 2016 predictions: our writers call the winners, losers and also-rans Will the Patriots make another Super Bowl? Who will be named MVP? And will Johnny Manziel return? Guardian writers on what's coming up this season It's prediction time for NFL 2016
"10.09.2016 10:37:15" theguardian.com UFC 203: Stipe Miocic hopes to keep Cleveland's good times rolling The 34-year-old fights Holland's Alistair Overeem at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, while Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk, makes his long-awaited UFC debut Stipe Miocic fights Alistair Overeem at Quicken Loans Arena on Saturday, while Phil Brooks, aka CM Punk, makes his long-awaited UFC debut
"10.09.2016 09:43:07" theguardian.com All Blacks pound Pumas in 57-22 Rugby Championship revival Ryan Crotty and Ben Smith scored two tries each as the All Blacks' bench sparked a second-half revival to beat a combative Argentina All Blacks 57-22 Unión Argentina de Rugby
"10.09.2016 09:07:04" theguardian.com Mo Farah given rough ride on Twitter before Great North Run Mo Farah said he was not fazed by personal criticism after an online question and answer session descended into farce before his Great North Run title defence Mo Farah insists he is not fazed by personal criticism after a Twitter Q&A session saw the subject of doping raised by users
"10.09.2016 08:34:39" Kell Brook confident of beating the odds … and GGG Moments after Kell Brook's muscular frame had weighed in on the button of the middleweight limit for his audience with the most fearsome puncher in boxing, he promised viewers to expect 'fireworks, drama, power and speed all rolled into one' in his fight
"10.09.2016 07:49:15" theguardian.com Bradley Wiggins: 'I don't want to be remembered as just the cyclist with the sideburns' After his fifth Olympic gold, Britain's most successful cyclist faces up to life in the slow lane 'I had to Google it. What does enigma actually mean?'
"10.09.2016 06:58:38" www.theguardian.com Stan Wawrinka to face Djokovic in US Open final after win over Kei Nishikori Stan Wawrinka will face Novak Djokovic in the US Open final after recovering from a bad start to defeat Kei Nishikori in four sets at Flushing Meadows It will be Stanislas Wawrinka v Novak Djokovic in the U.S. Open Championship men's singles final
"09.09.2016 23:12:40" theguardian.com Novak Djokovic beats Gaël Monfils to reach seventh US Open final Novak Djokovic beat France's Gaël Monfils 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 but the world No1 needed attention to both shoulders in the attritional heat Novak Djokovic is into his seventh US Open Tennis Championships final after a strange semi-final win over Gael Monfils Tennis
"09.09.2016 22:46:29" theguardian.com Jody Cundy banishes demons of London 2012 to win gold in time trial Cyclist Jody Cundy set a new Paralympic record en route to a memorable gold medal in the velodrome Four years on from a memorable meltdown following disqualification at London 2012, Jody Cundy has won gold at Rio's Paralympic Games
"09.09.2016 20:10:46" theguardian.com Novak Djokovic v Gaël Monfils: US Open men's semi-final – live! The world No1 takes on the flamboyant French 10th seed in a tasty semi-final at Flushing Meadows. Follow all the action live with Bryan Armen Graham Follow the US Open Tennis Championships semi-final between Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils Tennis with our live blog
"09.09.2016 19:31:05" theguardian.com Eoin Morgan given deadline to change his mind on England's Bangladesh tour The ODI captain has been given until Saturday after discussing his unwillingness to travel, while opener Alex Hales was also considering withdrawing from the tour England Cricket one-day captain Eoin Morgan has until Saturday to decide whether he will travel to Bangladesh – a decision Nasser Hussain feels could affect his future authority
"09.09.2016 18:14:14" theguardian.com Paralympics 2016: day two – live! Rolling report: Follow all the action from Rio where medals are up for grabs in athletics, swimming and cycling, with Barry Glendenning's live updates Follow the action from day two in Rio with our Paralympics 2016 live blog
"09.09.2016 17:00:00" theguardian.com Vuelta a España: Froome wins stage to slash Quintana's lead Chris Froome claimed a brilliant victory in stage 19 of the Vuelta a España to cut the deficit to leader Nairo Quintina to just over a minute Chris Froome has taken a big bite into Nairo Quintana's lead at the Vuelta a España
"09.09.2016 16:10:04" theguardian.com Colin Kaepernick's protest is perfect way to highlight America's race problem With a gesture that almost went unnoticed, the 49ers player ignited a debate about racial inequality, police brutality and the meaning of the American flag While some fans torched Colin Kaepernick's jersey, thousands more flocked to buy it – his shirt is currently the top seller on the NFL's website. He has chosen the perfect forum for drawing attention to America's problems with racial inequality
"09.09.2016 13:17:50" theguardian.com Gennady Golovkin prepares to prove he is boxing's ultimate fighting champion Kell Brook's opponent on Saturday is undefeated and recognised as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. Quite simply, he has no weaknesses Our big Gennady Golovkin v Kell Brook preview
"09.09.2016 12:33:00" theguardian.com Guardian sport The best pictures from the first day of the Paralympic Games
"09.09.2016 11:41:01" theguardian.com No excuse for Lizzie Armitstead's missed drugs tests, says Bradley Wiggins Sir Bradley Wiggins says he cannot fathom how his fellow British cyclist Lizzie Armitstead missed three doping tests in less than a year, saying there is “no excuse” for the lapses that put her Olympic participation in jeopardy “When you're a professional athlete and you're a world champion, there's no excuse, because it's your career. To say, 'Cycling wasn't my priority at that time' is ludicrous, because you nearly lost your career over it. That's just ridiculous. So I can't
"09.09.2016 10:36:58" theguardian.com A stray rugby boot left Ian McKinley blind in one eye – but he's back Ian McKinley thought his rugby career was over but, thanks to a pair of protective goggles and a lot of heart, he might even become an Italy international Ian McKinley took a rugby boot to the face, lost sight in an eye, retired and then made an unlikely comeback to the top
"09.09.2016 09:47:00" Serena Williams reacts defeat in the US Open Tennis Championships
"09.09.2016 08:55:28" theguardian.com Denver Broncos squeeze past Carolina Panthers in NFL season opener Denver's dominant defense came up big against Cam Newton again and the Broncos escaped with a 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers Denver Broncos 21-20 Carolina Panthers
"09.09.2016 08:29:23" theguardian.com Serena Williams out of US Open with shock loss to Karolina Pliskova Serena Williams has suffered a shock loss to Czech Karolina Pliskova, who took the US Open semi-final 6-2, 7-6 at Flushing Meadows Serena Williams was shocked in the US Open Tennis Championships semis by Karolina Pliskova
"08.09.2016 23:26:12" theguardian.com Kell Brook ready to 'shock the world' as he focuses on Gennady Golovkin Kell Brook says he is not fazed by stepping up two weight divisions and insists he is more vicious in sparring when he weighs around 160lb “People who don't know think that the weight is going to be an issue. I'm more vicious in sparring when I am around 160lb or coming down from heavier than that. I'm ready to rip the title away from Gennady Golovkin"
"08.09.2016 22:28:11" theguardian.com Serena Williams v Karolina Pliskova: US Open women's semi-final – live! Serena Williams faces Karolina Pliskova in the US Open women's semi-final. Follow all the action with Luis Miguel Echegaray US Open Tennis Championships semi-final: Serena Williams v Karolina Pliskova – live!
"08.09.2016 21:21:22" theguardian.com Sarah Storey and Megan Giglia get Team GB's Paralympics off to flying start Sarah Storey has become the most decorated British female Paralympian of all time, claiming her 23rd medal Sarah Storey has become most decorated British female Paralympian of all time after winning her 12th gold
"08.09.2016 19:25:52" theguardian.com Paralympics 2016: day one from Rio – live! Seven-a-side football, swimming and athletics feature on the opening day, with Sarah Storey in action this evening. Get all the latest from Rio Paralympic Games – live!