Nice’s Racine Coly (right) celebrates after scoring against Rennais during their French League match on Sunday. Agence France-Presse
With the summer transfer window drawing to an close, Al Dhafra completed their foreign signings by roping in Moroccan player Issam Eladoua even as other clubs in the UAE are busy revamping their squads with new recruits for new challenges this season.
Manchester United’s record signing Harry Maguire wants his team mates to control games and rediscover their swagger after they dropped points in the Premier League for the third game in succession at Southampton.
Gareth Bale scored twice to save Real Madrid from a damaging defeat away at Villarreal on Sunday before capping a dramatic 2-2 draw by being sent off in injury-time.
Iga Swiatek cruised past Coco Gauff on Wednesday to reach the French Open semi-finals where she will face Beatriz Haddad Maia, the first Brazilian woman to make the last four of a Grand Slam in 55 years.
"(I decided) to leave Europe, it's true that I had offers from another European team but I didn't even think about it because in Europe, my idea was only to go to Barcelona."
Sri Lanka eased to 120 with 34 overs to spare in Hambantota, after a fast-bowling attack led by man-of-the-match Dushmantha Chameera had demolished the hapless Afghan top order.