Costa Rica’s Randall Leal (right) collides with Haiti’s Djimy-Bend Alexis (centre) and goalkeeper Jhony Placide (1) during their Gold Cup match on Monday. Associated Press
Mexico beat Martinique 3-2 on Sunday to reach the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup as winners of Group A ahead of Canada. The Canadians advanced to quarter-final with a 7-0 romp over win-less Cuba,
Vivianne Miedema scored twice as the Netherlands saw off a spirited Cameroon 3-1 on Saturday to secure a place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup.
Germany became the first team to secure their place in the last eight of the Women’s World Cup after Lea Schueller’s late strike completed a hard-fought 3-0 win over underdogs Nigeria on Saturday.
England international Sterling scored a brace in the second half as West Ham’s defence went AWOL in Nanjing.
Madrid: England right-back Kieran Trippier has joined Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, the Spanish club said on Wednesday. Atletico said on their website they had signed a “fantastic and experienced player from the Champions League runner up” and added Trippier had agreed a three-year deal. Spanish and British media said Atletico
London: Opening batsman Jason Roy -- not even a regular top-order batsman for Surrey in red-ball cricket -- has been named in England’s Test squad for the first time for the one-off match against Ireland starting at Lord’s next Wednesday. While Roy, who accumulated 443 runs in England’s triumphant 50-overs World Cup campaign, has been
Hoping to emulate the legendary Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros, Jon Rahm said on Wednesday that he would “love” to become the second Spaniard to win the British Open this week, 40 years on from Ballesteros’ first major win at Royal Lytham and St Annes. The late Ballesteros won the Claret Jug three times, but Spain is yet to have a second