• England could lose Ottis Gibson as South Africa target bowling coach
England could lose Ottis Gibson as South Africa target bowling coach

Former West Indies head coach Gibson, who is working in his second spell as a bowling coach for England, is reportedly in contention to replace Russell Domingo in charge of the Proteas. Speaking after the first day of the Old Trafford Test, the England assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, said: "Ottis is someone with a lot of worldwide experience.

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  • Manchester United ready to sign Barcelona's Sergi Roberto
Manchester United ready to sign Barcelona's Sergi Roberto

Barcelona have knocked back a Manchester United offer for midfielder Sergi Roberto , who is also on Chelsea's radar. Roberto has been with Barca his entire career having come through the La Masia youth academy and he's gone on to make over 150 appearances for the first team since breaking in to the side in 2013.

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  • Everton FC and Swansea yet to agree Sigurdsson deal
Everton FC and Swansea yet to agree Sigurdsson deal

The former Southampton manager said earlier this week that he "hoped" a deal for Sigurdsson would be concluded shortly, while Swansea boss Paul Clement echoed his sentiments as he seeks an end to the drawn-out pursuit. Hartson, who won 51 caps for Wales and scored 14 goals, believes Swansea are not reliant on funds generated by Sigurdsson's sal...

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  • Real Madrid ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup
Real Madrid ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup

In a glittering career Mourinho has not yet won the Super Cup - his Chelsea team lost on penalties to Bayern Munich in the 2013 edition. United meet Real Madrid on Tuesday in Macedonia. Mourinho isn't the only person to have represented both clubs, in fact he isn't the only Portuguese to do so as former Manchester United favourite Cristian...

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  • Ex-Phillies Catcher Darren Daulton Dead at 55 After Brain Cancer Battle
Ex-Phillies Catcher Darren Daulton Dead at 55 After Brain Cancer Battle

In 1993, he hit.257 with 24 home runs and 105 RBI in 1993, as the Phillies advanced to the World Series, where they were defeated by the Blue Jays in six games. Darren Daulton pitched in 14 seasons for the Phillies. He also received the Players Choice Comeback Player of the Year Award, the Sporting News Comeback Player of the Year Award and was ...

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  • Formule E - Buemi exclu de la première course
Formule E - Buemi exclu de la première course

De son côté, le brésilien Lucas di Grassi réalise un sans-faute. Après une erreur de pilotage en qualification pour une 13 place sur la grille, le Suisse a été victime d'un accrochage dès le départ de cette deuxième course dimanche, accrochage qui l'a relégué en queue de peloton.

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  • Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory
Japan star fulfilling promise with big victory

He might have found the game that first elevated him to the elite in golf last fall when he had four victories and two runner-up finishes over six consecutive tournaments. Matsuyama's final birdie broke by one shot the lowest final round by a victor at Firestone. "So I thought I needed to make a few birdies coming in obviously, and I thought the be...

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  • Nawaz Sharif will reach Lahore via GT Road
Nawaz Sharif will reach Lahore via GT Road

Sharif's wife Kalsoom Nawaz may be there if his daughter, Maryam, gets entangled in the accountability process till 2018 election, they say. Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will leave for Lahore from Islamabad on August 9 via GT Road.

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  • 'No chance' Chelsea will get Sandro - Allegri
'No chance' Chelsea will get Sandro - Allegri

Antonio Conte's side have been pursuing the Brazilian all summer - and have already had a reported bid in the region of £60 million turned down. Now, the west London side appear to have suffered a fresh blow to their hopes of signing Sandro after manager Massimiliano Allegri said that the player would not be sold this summer.

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  • Liverpool Look Within Premier League For Philippe Coutinho Replacement
Liverpool Look Within Premier League For Philippe Coutinho Replacement

Don't leave us, Phil... Should Coutinho stay at Liverpool for another season or would he flourish at Barcelona? Liverpool took part in a light training session today as they prepare for Bilbao, and Coutinho sat out as a precaution. And, knowing the Neymar money has swelled the vast Barca war chest, they are likely to push for £120million....

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  • WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama equals course record to win
WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Hideki Matsuyama equals course record to win

Varner made his World Golf Championships debut after winning the Australian PGA Championship late previous year to qualify for this event. Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson have combined to win the last five World Golf Championships. "I did hit some good shots, but I was nervous all the way around because I really wasn't sure of my swing today". A...

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  • A's Matt Joyce calls fan gay slur during heated exchange
A's Matt Joyce calls fan gay slur during heated exchange

There's just no quit". Melvin was ecstatic that Maxwell, the A's catcher, had the game-winning hit late in a game that lasted 4 hours, 12 minutes, much of it squatting on a hot day. "I viewed it in my mind but I wasn't sitting on it". "For me it just wasn't the right time to say some stuff like that", he continued. "I've been battling at the ...

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  • Emmanuel Mudiay Shines in NBA Africa Game 2017 | Denver Nuggets
Emmanuel Mudiay Shines in NBA Africa Game 2017 | Denver Nuggets

ET on ESPN2 and will live stream on Watch ESPN . Here's a look at the top-five plays from the 2017 NBA Africa game, via NBA's YouTube account . Team World beat Team Africa , 101-97, in the inaugural game. Detroit's Andre Drummond had 14 points and 13 rebounds, while Kristaps Porzingis of the New York Knicks added 14 points and eight poi...

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  • Moses scores but Arsenal edge Chelsea to lift Community Shield
Moses scores but Arsenal edge Chelsea to lift Community Shield

The traditional curtain-raiser pits the Premier League champions and FA Cup winners against each other. The Gunners have won their last seven games at the Stadium including an important FA Cup Final win against the same opponents back in May.

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  • European Central Bank deny South Africa approach for Gibson
European Central Bank deny South Africa approach for Gibson

As well as Morgan, England's white-ball captain, those figures include Darren Sammy, who knows Gibson well from his four-and-a-half years in charge of West Indies. It's hopefully all being left now until the end of the series". "He has not said anything to us". Failures for Keaton Jennings and Dawid Malan heaped further pressure on the pair with th...

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  • Silva keen for teen star Mbappe to join City
Silva keen for teen star Mbappe to join City

Mbappe , 18, remains a transfer target for all of Europe's top clubs with Real Madrid , Barcelona, Manchester City , Arsenal and Manchester United all, at one stage, believed to be at the front of the queue. "It's insane to think he is only 18". City's highly rated youngster Sane, was also in Manchester for the event along with fellow German gl...

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  • Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger
Arsenal will prioritise Premier League, says manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger the Arsenal Manager before the match between Arsenal and SL Benfica at Emirates Stadium on July 29, 2017 in London, England. Wenger's men begin their campaign with the traditional Community Shield curtain-raiser against Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday.

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  • Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis to return Aug
Cleveland Indians' Jason Kipnis to return Aug

He's batting.232 with eight homers and 26 RBIs in 66 games. Brantley touched Severino for a homer in the first, but other than that, the Indians didn't make much hard contact off the 23-year-old. After Michael Brantley cracked a solo home with two out in the first inning, Severino (9-4) did not yield another hit until Edwin Encarnacion's bouncing...

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  • Los Angeles Dodgers make history on Saturday against Mets
Los Angeles Dodgers make history on Saturday against Mets

The Dodgers hit five home runs in a 7-4 victory. Elsewhere, Chicago Cubs, the reigning the world series champions, defeated Washington Nationals 7-4 to maintain their lead in the National League's Central conference. The Dodgers' Justin Turner celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the eighth inning of Saturday's game against the Mets ...

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  • Royals' All-Star catcher Perez on DL with intercostal strain
Royals' All-Star catcher Perez on DL with intercostal strain

Perez had an MRI done on Friday night that revealed the strain, but it was far better than many around the organization had feared. The move was made retroactive to Saturday, when the Royals' game against the Mariners was rained out. The Royals recalled catcher Cameron Gallagher from Triple-A Omaha, where he was hitting.294 with five home runs. B...

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