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Adam Peaty surprised himself by cutting almost half a second off world record

Adam Peaty surprised even himself after improving his own 50 metres breaststroke world record by almost half a second in one day at the World Championships in Budapest on Tuesday.

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Ross Barkley’s Everton career over as he looks for new challenge

Midfielder Ross Barkley’s Everton career is over after he told manager Ronald Koeman he wants a new challenge.

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Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Roland-Jones to make England Test debut as Wood misses out with heel injury

Toby Roland-Jones will make his England Test debut against South Africa at The Oval after Mark Wood was ruled out through injury.

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Ulster and Ireland rugby stars to be prosecuted for rape

Two Ulster and Ireland rugby stars are to be prosecuted for rape.

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Jose Mourinho looking for two more players but confident situation is in hand

Manchester United are still two signings short this summer, but Jose Mourinho is confident executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has the situation under control.

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Hungarian Grand Prix – Talking Points

Hungarian Grand Prix – Talking Points

A rejuvenated Lewis Hamilton heads to Budapest for the Hungarian Grand Prix just one point behind his championship rival Sebastian Vettel.

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Novak Djokovic to miss rest of 2017 season with elbow problem

Novak Djokovic has announced he will miss the rest of the 2017 season to recover from an elbow injury.

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Jose Mourinho concerned over ‘dangerous’ transfer market

Jose Mourinho concerned over ‘dangerous’ transfer market

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has voiced his concern about the way clubs are “spending £30million, £40million, £50million in such an easy way.”

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Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea send Kenedy home from pre-season tour after Instagram posts cause anger

Chelsea have sent defender Kenedy home from their pre-season tour following the outrage caused in China by his social media posts, Press Association Sport understands.

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Joe Root ends disagreement with Michael Vaughan ahead of Oval Test

Joe Root has put a line through his disagreement with Michael Vaughan as England bid to bounce back against South Africa at the Oval.

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Adam Peaty lands second gold but Great Britain miss out in mixed medley

Adam Peaty experienced elation and disappointment in the space of an hour at the World Championships in Budapest on Wednesday.

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Monaco vice-president insists no deal has been reached to sell Kylian Mbappe

Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev insists no agreement has been reached with any club for the sale of Kylian Mbappe.

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Wigan and Hull to play first Super League game Down Under

Wigan and Hull to play first Super League game Down Under

Wigan and Hull will make history by taking a Super League game to Australia.

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Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Liverpool forward Lazar Markovic holds talks with Fiorentina over move

Lazar Markovic has been left out of Liverpool’s squad for friendlies in Germany after holding talks with Fiorentina.

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SPFL has ‘no legal power’ to probe issues surrounding Rangers tax case

SPFL has ‘no legal power’ to probe issues surrounding Rangers tax case

The Scottish Professional Football League has declared it has “no legal power” to reopen disciplinary action surrounding the Rangers tax case.

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Glasgow 2014 medallist abandons judo return bid amid crash recovery

Commonwealth Games medallist Stephanie Inglis has admitted defeat in her bid to return to competitive judo as she continues her recovery from a horrific motorbike crash in Vietnam.

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England head coach Danny Kerry heading home from South Africa after heart attack

England head coach Danny Kerry heading home from South Africa after heart attack

Great Britain’s Olympic gold medal-winning coach Danny Kerry will miss the defence of England’s European title next month as he recovers from a heart attack he suffered while with the team in South Africa.

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Pique: Instagram post was ‘gut thing’ but I hope Neymar stays at Barcelona

Pique: Instagram post was ‘gut thing’ but I hope Neymar stays at Barcelona

Gerard Pique admits he does not know for sure whether Neymar will stay at Barcelona amid interest from Paris St Germain.

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Castleford Tigers start Super 8s at home to St Helens

Castleford Tigers start Super 8s at home to St Helens

Betfred Super League leaders Castleford will get the Super 8s under way with a home game against St Helens on Thursday, August 3.

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Euros victory could be perfect way to bow out, admits Alex Scott

Euros victory could be perfect way to bow out, admits Alex Scott

England veteran Alex Scott has hinted she will retire from international football if the Lionesses triumph at the Women’s European Championship.

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