Premier League clubs broke record spending in a £1.9 billion spree

Ajax striker Anthony joined Manchester United for £82m London (AFP) - Premier League clubs have smashed their season spending record during a staggering 1.9 billion pounds ($2.1 billion) during the summer. Deloitte's sports business group estimated that total spending by 20...

Akanji is ‘perfect’ for Man City, says Guardiola

  Manchester City Swiss defender Manuel Akanji (right) London (AFP) - Pep Guardiola believes Manuel Akanji will be the "perfect" fit for Manchester City after signing the Swiss defender from Borussia Dortmund on the transfer deadline. City have responded to Guardiola's...

Struggling Roy has been left out of England’s T20 World Cup squad

  England's Jason Roy has been left out of the T20 World Cup squad London (AFP) - Jason Roy was left out of the England squad for the 20th World Cup after the opening match paid the price for his...

Bagnaia kicked a three-position penalty into the San Marino MotoGP

Francesco Bagnaia has won the last three MotoGPs Misano Adriatico (Italy) (AFP) - Francesco Bagnaia's hopes of a fourth straight win to keep pressure on MotoGP leader Fabio Quartararo took a penalty on Friday as he received a three-place...

Osaka was eliminated in the first round of the US Open

  Danielle Collins celebrates defeating Naomi Osaka in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday New York (AFP) - Naomi Osaka's hopes for her third US Open soccer title were dashed in the first round, Tuesday, as the...

Defending Champion Raducanu collides with the first round of the US Open

France's Alize Cornet celebrates after ousting defending champion Emma Raducano in the first round of the US Open. New York (AFP) - Britain's Emma Raducano, the defending champion, was knocked out of the US Open in the first round on...

Southampton caused new misery for “soft” Chelsea

Southampton's Romeo Lafia celebrates after scoring against Chelsea London (AFP) - Thomas Tuchel urged "soft" Chelsea to take a tough stance after their shock 2-1 defeat at Southampton plunged his side into turmoil in the Premier League on Tuesday. Tuchel's side...

Dybala double against Monza leads Roma to the top of Inter, while Inter beat...

  Paulo Dybala's first goals for Roma put his new team at the top of the Italian league Milan (AFP) - Paulo Dybala hit Roma at the top of Serie A on Tuesday, missing Monza 3-0, while Inter Milan trail...

Zverev will return to the ATP tour of the Korea Open

Alexander Zverev tore his ankle ligaments during the French Open semi-final against Rafael Nadal in June. SEOUL (AFP) - Alexander Zverev was named top of the title and first place list on Wednesday at the Korea Open in September, as...

Nadal overcomes fear to reach US Open second round

Power Engine: Rafael Nadal returns to Rinke Hijikata New York (AFP) - Four-times champion Rafael Nadal overcame the first set to defeat Australian Rinke Hijikata in the first round of the US Open on Tuesday. Nadal beat the 198th seed 4-6...