Sublime Manchester City sweep Chelsea aside to lift Community Shield

Amy Lawrence at Wembley fter beating Chelsea 2-0 at Wembley. Photograph: Matt McNulty/Man City via Getty Images Given that this is the shortest break between the World Cup final and English football’s traditional curtain raiser since...

Leonardo Bonucci rejoins Juventus and Gonzalo Higuain joins AC Milan

Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci has rejoined Serie A champions Juventus from AC Milan, while striker Gonzalo Higuain has moved the opposite way. AC Milan will pay 18m euros (£16m) for the loan of Higuain and...

Formula One legend Niki Lauda undergoes successful lung transplant

AFP Lauda had cut short his vacation in Ibiza last week and returned to Vienna after developing a lung infection The poisonous gases inhaled during his 1976 accident caused a steady decline in the...

‘It’s been crazy’ – Liverpool’s Irish goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher opens up on summer with...

Will Slattery Cork goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher (19) is delighted with the progress he has made this summer with Liverpool after playing in front of 100,000 fans in the win over Man United. With new goalkeeper Alisson...

World Cup 2030: FA considers England bid to host tournament

Could England host a first World Cup since 1966? The Football Association is considering putting England forward as a potential host for the 2030 World Cup. The last major tournament played in England was the 1996...

Jose Mourinho: What is going on – and does he want out of Man...

By Simon Stone-BBC Sport in Miami Manchester United finished 19 points behind champions Manchester City last season A month ago, when England were looking forward to a World Cup semi-final and as pre-season training for Europe's...

LeBron James accuses Trump of using sports to divide the nation

By Ryan Gaydos -FoxNews.com LeBron James criticized President Trump on Monday, accusing him of trying to divide the country by using sports as his focal point. The new Los Angeles Lakers star said Trump created a...

‘Our President Is Trying to Divide Us.’ LeBron James Says Sports Should Be Used...

By Laignee Barron LeBron James thinks President Donald Trump is using sports to exacerbate racial divides. Speaking in an interview with CNN after joining the L.A. Lakers and opening a school in his native Akron,...

Liverpool ‘one or two players from winning Premier League’ – Charlie Adam

Liverpool are "one or two players" short of having a team capable of winning the Premier League, says former Reds midfielder Charlie Adam. Jurgen Klopp's side finished fourth in England's top flight last season and...

MOUNTAINEER ARA KHATCHADOURIAN COMPLETES HIS CROSS- CONTINENT RUN IN YEREVAN

Khatchadourian Becomes Goodwill Ambassador to Promote the First Yerevan Marathon  Eleven countries, 500 towns and cities, 4,550 kilometers and an empowering message from mountaineer Ara Khatchadourian: peace and inspiration for “young people from 5 to...

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas wins as Chris Froome finishes third

By Peter Scrivener-BBC Sport 'It's just insane really' - Thomas reacts to Tour de France win Geraint Thomas became the third Briton to win of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line in...

French skier who disappeared in Italy in 1954 is finally identified

A French skier who disappeared in Italy more than 60 years ago has been identified after his story was shared on social media, Italian police say. Human remains, ski equipment and glasses had been found...

Wayne Rooney scores first DC United goal and breaks nose in win over Colorado...

Wayne Rooney sent an angled shot through Tim Howard's legs for his goal but was later forced off with a broken nose Former England striker Wayne Rooney scored his first goal for DC United and...

Qatar’s World Cup bid used ‘black ops’

Arab News Doha hired former CIA agents report claims PR company hired to spread black propaganda LONDON: Qatar hired former CIA agents to conduct a so called black operations campaign to attack rival World Cup...

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas victory planned in December – Dave Brailsford

Geraint Thomas' Tour de France victory should not be considered a shock win because his entire season has been planned around the race, says his Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford. Chris Froome was overwhelming...

Lewis Hamilton bolsters F1 title lead with victory in Hungarian Grand Prix

  Briton beats Sebastian Vettel with Kimi Räikkönen third • Mercedes driver now leads German rival by 24 points Giles Richards at the Hungaroring Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix after a controlled and dominant run...

FA boss Grindel admits mistakes in German-Turkish footballer Özil affair

German Football Association (DFB) head Reinhard Grindel on Thursday said he should have made clearer that racism is unacceptable after midfielder Mesut Özil quit the national team citing “racism and disrespect” over his Turkish...

Sir Alex Ferguson: Ex-Manchester United manager thanks hospitals after surgery

Former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson says he would "not be sitting here today" without the "great care" of hospital staff after his surgery for a brain haemorrhage in May. Ferguson, 76, has spoken...

Thomas calm in yellow in Tour de France

Briton Geraint Thomas has calmly held onto his advantage of one minute and 59 seconds over rival Dutchman Tom Dumoulin in the Tour de France's 18th stage. Briton Geraint Thomas stayed safe in the...

Tour de France: Quintana wins stage 17, Thomas closes in on Tour win

Colombian Nairo Quintana attacked smartly to take victory in the mountainous 17th stage of the Tour de France. Briton Geraint Thomas came in third to bolster his already strong hopes of claiming overall victory. Quintana,...