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British number one Johanna Konta cruises into second round of US Open

Johanna Konta began her US Open campaign with the minimum of fuss as she sailed past Bethanie Mattek-Sands and into round two.

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Kyle Edmund hails best win of career after stunning Richard Gasquet at US Open

Kyle Edmund hailed the greatest win of his career after he stunned 13th seed Richard Gasquet in the first round of the US Open.

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Novak Djokovic plays down injury concerns after battling into US Open round two

Novak Djokovic brushed off concerns about his fitness after the defending champion battled past Jerzy Janowicz in the first round of the US Open.

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Darren Clarke facing tough choice as he prepares to name Ryder Cup wild cards

European captain Darren Clarke faces arguably the most difficult decision of his career when he must decide between form and experience in naming his three Ryder Cup wild cards.

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Raikkonen and Wolff criticise Verstappen's driving style following Belgian GP

Max Verstappen is at the centre of a Formula One safety row after leading figures in the sport accused the teen sensation of "dangerous" driving and fear he could cause a "massive accident".

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Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker worried about Andy Murray presence

Novak Djokovic's coach Boris Becker admits the Serb's supremacy is under threat from Andy Murray ahead of the start of the US Open.

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Serena Williams "pain-free" as she chases history at US Open

Serena Williams is "pain-free" as she begins her bid to win a record 23rd grand slam title at the US Open, according to the American's coach Patrick Mouratoglou.

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Sam Allardyce starts life as England manager with shock call-up and omissions

Sam Allardyce kicked off a new era for England by handing a first call-up to West Ham's Michail Antonio, but Ross Barkley and Jack Wilshere have been given plenty to think about after being dropped.

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David de la Cruz takes red jersey in dramatic stage nine win in Spain

Spain's David de la Cruz snatched the red jersey in the Vuelta a Espana with a dramatic stage nine victory.

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Reed delighted to seal Ryder Cup spot as Fowler's hopes suffer setback

American Patrick Reed secured his place on the Ryder Cup team with victory in The Barclays as overnight leader Rickie Fowler squandered his chance to do the same at Bethpage Black.

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Thomas Pieters happy to give captain Clarke a Ryder Cup dilemma

Belgium's Thomas Pieters admitted he had given Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke a major selection headache after producing a brilliant finish to claim his third European Tour title in the Made in Denmark event.

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England boss Sam Allardyce not afraid to fall out with likes of Jose Mourinho

Sam Allardyce is prepared to fall out with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho or any other manager when it comes to getting the players he wants for his England team.

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Nairo Quintana distances Chris Froome to claim red jersey in La Vuelta

Movistar's Nairo Quintana landed a blow on Chris Froome and took possession of the red jersey following stage eight of the Vuelta a Espana.

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Laura Robson primed for all-British clash with Naomi Broady in US Open

Laura Robson has been handed an all-British clash against Naomi Broady at the US Open after she beat Germany's Tatjana Maria to qualify for the first round.

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Robert Lewandowski nets hat-trick as Bayern hit Werder Bremen for six in opener

Robert Lewandowski scored his second hat-trick in eight days as Bayern Munich began the defence of their Bundesliga title with a 6-0 mauling of Werder Bremen.

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Andy Murray handed tasty US Open draw against Lukas Rosol

Andy Murray will renew an old rivalry with Lukas Rosol after drawing the Czech in the first round of the US Open.

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Laura Robson "pumped" as she puts herself one win away from US Open main draw

Laura Robson stands one win away from the US Open main draw after edging out Bulgaria's Isabella Shinikova 6-4 6-4 in the second round of qualifying.

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Vladimir Putin hits out at Russia's ban from Paralympics

Vladimir Putin has branded Russia's ban from the Paralympics as immoral and inhumane.

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Bilic fumes as Hammers crash out of Europe, but reveals club close to Zaza deal

Simone Zaza will arrive too late to salvage West Ham's European dream after they were dumped out by Astra Giurgiu.

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West Ham dumped out of Europe by Astra Giurgiu

West Ham's European adventure was brought to an end before it had really begun - by a 35-year-old who used to play for Barnsley.

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