Canelo Álvarez signs richest contract in sport history, worth $365m

Tom Lutz in New York Canelo Álvarez has signed the largest contract in the history of sport, agreeing a five-year, 11-fight deal worth at least $365m with streaming service DAZN. The move comes after DAZN, which...

‘He’s staying!’ Khabib to remain in UFC, says Dana White

UFC champion Khabib Nurmagomedov will not be leaving the Ultimate Fighting Championship, with president Dana White pledging that any issues concerning the post-fight brawl at UFC 229 will eventually be worked out. “We're good with...

FIFA 2018 World Cup effect on Russia’s GDP to reach $2.3-3.2 bln per year...

It is expected that about a third of the future effect of the tournament will come from the development of tourism MOSCOW, October 17. /TASS/. The long-term effect of the 2018 World Cup on Russia's...

USA Gymnastics CEO quits four days into job after Simone Biles criticism

Tom Lutz in New York The interim CEO and president of USA Gymnastics, Mary Bono, has resigned just four days after she stepped into the role. “It is with profound regret, coupled with a deep love...

F1: Hamilton vs. Vettel title race ‘far from over’

The Week Mercedes chief Toto Wolff expects Ferrari to keep on pushing F1 United States Grand Prix When: Sunday 21 October Where: Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas Race start time: 7.10pm (UK time) British driver Lewis...

Harry Wilson’s superb free-kick gives Wales win over Republic of Ireland

Nations League: Republic of Ireland 0-1 Wales Paul Doyle at the Aviva Stadium Ryan Giggs had challenged his young team to prove they could cope without Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey; Harry Wilson duly offered evidence...

NBA 2018-19 predictions: Greek Freak to peak and Warriors to three-peat

How will LeBron James get on in California? Is Russell Westbrook in decline? Can anyone stop Golden State? Our writers have their say Oliver Connolly, Hunter Felt and Aaron Timms I’m most looking forward to ... Giannis...

Premier League report: Statistics and rankings for 2018/19

Sporting Life · Columnist With eight Premier League games on the board, we have compiled some of the vital statistics so far this season, ranking the top five teams in each category. Goals Manchester City: 21 Arsenal: 19 Chelsea:...

France add to Germany’s woes as Antoine Griezmann leads comeback win

France 2-1 Germany Press Association Antoine Griezmann scored twice in the second half as France came from behind to beat Germany in the Nations League and increase the pressure on Joachim Löw. Germany looked to be producing...

Nations League: How Germany can get a result vs. France

Nearly four months after their embarrassing elimination from the World Cup, Germany could be on the brink of another football humiliation. DW explains how the Germans can avoid relegation in the Nations League. With one...

USA Gymnastics sex abuse scandal: Aly Raisman questions Mary Bono appointment

Olympic champion and sex abuse victim Aly Raisman has questioned USA Gymnastics' choice as leader, saying "survivors deserve better". Interim president and chief executive Mary Bono previously worked for a law firm which represented USA...

Sanath Jayasuriya: Ex-Sri Lanka captain faces corruption charges

Ex-Sri Lanka captain Sanath Jayasuriya has been charged by the International Cricket Council with two breaches of its anti-corruption code. The 49-year-old former all-rounder is accused of failing to co-operate with an investigation by the...

Free betting tips: UEFA Nations League games on Tuesday October 16

Tom Carnduff · Tipster The latest round of UEFA Nations League games sees Ireland take on Wales and we pick out our best bets for Tuesday's games. Armenia v Macedonia (1700 BST, League D - Group...

Nations League round-up: Northern Ireland face drop after Dzeko double

Agencies Northern Ireland were shown the value of clinical finishing as the Bosnia-Herzegovina captain, Edin Dzeko, condemned them to a third successive Nations League defeat in a match during which they hit the post three...

Raheem Sterling’s double inspires England to stunning victory in Spain

Daniel Taylor at the Estadio Benito Villamarín-The Guardian Where to start? It was a wild, epic night and, ultimately, these are the occasions England ought to cherish. Any victory against a team of Spain’s calibre...

Pressure mounts as Löw finds critics inside and outside Germany camp

Joachim Löw may have thought the worst of it was over after the World Cup. But with the promised new start stalling, players past and present and the media are lining up to criticize...

Spain v England: Five talking points for clash at Estadio Benito Villamarin

Sporting Life · Columnist England face Spain in Seville on Monday night looking to build on their Nations League draw in Croatia. Gareth Southgate's side have picked up just one point from their opening two fixtures...

Novak Djokovic wins Shanghai Masters to continue hunt for Nadal’s No 1 crown

Reuters Borna Coric to secure his fourth Shanghai Masters title. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters Novak Djokovic continued his scintillating run of form as he breezed past the Croatian Borna Coric 6-3, 6-4 to win the Shanghai Masters...

Nations League review: Italy grab last-minute winner against Poland

Sporting Life · Columnist Italy lifted some of the recent gloom over their fortunes as Cristiano Biraghi scored a stoppage-time winner in their Nations League match with Poland. Nations League results Romania 0-0 Serbia Azerbaijan...

Khabib Nurmagomedov challenges Mayweather to fight: ‘There is only one king’

Press Association Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather to a showdown, telling his fellow undefeated fighter: “In the jungle there is only one king”. Nurmagomedov extended his professional mixed martial arts record to 27-0 and retained...