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Simone Biles shares behind-the-scenes look at Team USA training after landing in Paris for the Olympics

Simone Biles and the rest of Team USA gymnastics has landed in Paris for the Olympics. The gymnastics legend shared a behind-the-scenes look at the Americans preparations in France.


Des Hasler suffers NIGHTMARE return to Manly as Sea Eagles get one over former coach amid $1.5million legal battle

Des Hasler was unable to earn a minor victory in his battle with Manly as the former Sea Eagles coach's Titans side were dispatched with at Brookvale on Sunday.


Oleksandr Usyk tipped for career change 'due to lack of opponents' once he 'retires' Tyson Fury in rematch in Saudi Arabia in December

Oleksandr Usyk has been tipped for a shock career change after his victory in his rematch against Tyson Fury. Usyk secured victory by split decision when he faced Fury in Saudi Arabia in May.


Antony 'not good' admission made by Erik ten Hag - but Man Utd boss refuses to accept any responsibility for Brazilian's £85m price tag

Erik ten Hag has admitted that Antony's 2023-24 season was "not good", but he's not ready to give up on Manchester United's £85 million ($110m) man.


Rain and wind thrashes Royal Troon as Scottie Scheffler insists The Open's torrid Scottish weather makes it the 'hardest back nine in golf'

JAMES SHARPE AT ROYAL TROON: Royal Troon was awash with what a few with local accents could be heard around the course describing as 'beautiful Scottish July weather'.


Trent Alexander-Arnold's first choice for England manager's job revealed, as the Liverpool star pays tribute to 'underrated' former boss Gareth Southgate for doing an 'incredible' job

Alexander-Arnold has made it clear who he would like to replace Southgate as England manager. Southgate stood down from the role less than 48 hours of the final of Euro 2024.


Lotto results: Waikato players in the money, Taupō ticket wins $49k

Powerball was not struck and will roll over to $23 million for Wednesday night’s draw.


Red Bull closes door on Mercedes Verstappen swoop with new Marko commitment

Red Bull has moved to secure Verstappen’s F1 future amid ongoing interest from Mercedes


West Ham's opening £15m bid for N'Golo Kante 'is rejected by Al-Ittihad, with Saudi Pro League side holding out for £25m to even consider a deal for the ex-Chelsea star'

The Hammers launched a shock bid to sign the former Chelsea star this week but their first offer has been rebuffed. Kante, 33, is thought to be happy in Saudi Arabia but could be tempted by a move.


Xander Schauffele holds off Justin Rose to win The Open

Xander Schauffele produced a sensational final round of 65 to storm through the field at Royal Troon on Sunday to win the 152nd Open Championship and his second-ever major title.


Norris or McLaren: Who's to blame for Hungarian GP team orders row? Our F1 writers have their say

Who was responsible for the Hungarian GP team orders controversy?


Home favourite Calum Scott, 20, is tearful after following in footsteps of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy securing Open Silver Medal for top amateur

There was an outpouring of affection for the 20-year-old from Nairn in the Scottish Highlands as he overcame a late wobble to finish the tournament at eight over.


Shohei Ohtani launches 473-foot, 116.7mph bomb that nearly sails out of Dodger Stadium

Every at-bat from the best player in baseball is must-see television. And with a national audience, Shohei Ohtani made no exception on Sunday night, blasting a home run nearly out of Dodger Stadium.


Oscar Piastri: Watch the stunning moment McLaren star shocks Lando Norris and Max Verstappen to lead the Hungarian Grand Prix

In a stunning move that once again proved the Australian's credentials as a world champion of the future, the 22-year-old held his nerve as he went wheel-to-wheel in a three-way race to the first corner


London E-Prix: Wehrlein denies Jaguar duo for Formula E title in thriller

Wehrlein took the Formula E drivers' title in a dramatic London season finale


Verstappen defends 'childish' expletive-filled rant at Hungarian Grand Prix

Max Verstappen was handed a public rebuke by his own engineer on Sunday when he blamed Red Bull's strategy for finishing a frustrated fifth after surviving a collision with Lewis Hamilton at the Hungarian Grand Prix. When Verstappen blamed Hamilton for the collision, by moving in his 'braking zone', his normally mild-mannered engineer Gianpiero Lambiase replied angrily.


Keely Hodgkinson obliterates her OWN British record to win 800m at Diamond League meeting - as she eyes gold medal at Paris Olympics

DAVID COVERDALE AT LONDON STADIUM: Her fingernails were painted gold and, from what we witnessed on Saturday, surely the medal in Paris will be the same shade.


Hamilton: Verstappen battle and crash in Hungary "hair-raising"

Mercedes driver says Red Bull rival came from “a long way back”, but sees clash with Verstappen as a racing incident


Justin Thomas hails the Troon monsoon as Open rain check puts former world No 1 in reach of the Claret Jug

DOMINIC KING AT ROYAL TROON: Honesty is the best policy but in sport honesty isn't always displayed when a competitor finds themselves in front of a microphone.


Jaguar’s “free to race” policy that could put Formula E championship glory at risk

The British manufacturer leads both championships, but allowing drivers Nick Cassidy and Mitch Evans to race against each other could backfire


Faster than Marco Pantani and Lance Armstrong – should we be worried about Tadej Pogačar?


Talk of the Troon: Si Woo Kim hits hole-in-one, Joaquin Niemann goes off the rails on the 11th and will Shane Lowry mural be a bad omen?

JAMES SHARPE AT ROYAL TROON: It was another eventful day of action at The Open. Billy Horschel leads, with Englishmen Justin Rose and Danny Brown one shot behind.


Sir Alex Ferguson hails two Man United youngsters as the 'heart and soul' of the club - insisting they are the 'foundation' of Erik ten Hag's team

Sir Alex Ferguson has heaped praise on two Manchester United youngsters, stating that the pair represent 'the heart and soul' of the club.


Lando Norris issues blunt verdict on Oscar Piastri's Hungary GP win as fans fume the British ace 'should have won' after being ordered by McLaren to concede position

Lando Norris issues a blunt response when asked why he decided to let Oscar Piastri pass him and claim victory in the Hungary GP after being ordered to do so by McLaren.


Greg Norman holds nothing back in Open assessment on first return after public snub

LIV Golf commissioner Greg Norman made his return to The Open Championship at Royal Troon two years on from being snubbed for the 150th champions' dinner celebration at St Andrews


FIA: Hamilton could have “done more” to avoid Verstappen clash, but no action taken

The FIA has concluded that neither Max Verstappen nor Lewis Hamilton were predominantly to blame for their late collision in F1’s Hungarian GP


Amad Diallo stars in Manchester United's friendly victory against Rangers as Erik ten Hag reveals why winger missed clash against Rosenborg

Manager Erik ten Hag saw Diallo score an excellent opening goal in the 2-0 win at Murrayfield and then revealed that the winger was 'not allowed to go into Norway' for the 1-0 defeat to Rosenborg on Monday.


Jack Ginnivan mocks Collingwood as Pies fans are slammed for 'filthy' act

Jack Ginnivan's growth as a footballer continues after the energetic livewire led a 66-point rout of Collingwood which leaves the reigning premiers' flag defence hanging by a thread.


Rafael Nadal suffers straight-sets defeat against Nuno Borges in Nordea Open final ahead of Paris Olympics

The 38-year-old was playing his first title match since his 2022 French Open triumph, but saw his serve broken five times in the one-hour and 27-minute contest as Borges won his maiden tour final.


Wolff says "everybody" at Mercedes F1 to blame for "total underperformance"

Hamilton managed only fifth on the grid for F1's Hungarian GP while Russell dropped out of qualifying in Q1


Shane Lowry left hurt and empty in his bid to win The Open for a second time as the Claret Jug slips from the grasp of the long-time leader

DOMINIC KING AT ROYAL TROON: Lowry finished five shots behind Schauffele but he won't have to think too hard about where the deficit could have been bridged.


Fans spot the moment Vincent Kompany showed the standards he expects at Bayern Munich as new manager stops training after star gives the ball away

Kompany had been expected to remain with Burnley following their relegation from the Premier League but Bayern Munich somewhat shockingly swooped to bring him in.


Everton 'offer Jarrad Branthwaite bonus incentive ahead of next season' - after Manchester United's attempt to lure centre back away from Goodison Park

Branthwaite is the subject of strong interest from Manchester United, who have had two bids for the defender turned down.


George Russell FUMES at Mercedes over 'disaster' qualifying session at the Hungarian GP as the Mercedes ace is left 'angry' by basic team error

Mercedes star George Russell was left fuming with his own team after a nightmare qualifying session saw the English driver finish 17th on the grid at the Hungarian Grand Prix.


Man United 'keen to sign Sofyan Amrabat permanently on one condition' after the midfielder's loan spell last season

The Red devils included a £16.8million buy option in the original deal with Fiorentina which they have decided not to take up according to Fabrizio Romano.


Man United youngster Joe Hugill lifts the lids on Ruud van Nistelrooy's influence following his return to Old Trafford as part of Erik ten Hag's revamped backroom staff

The 20-year-old grabbed United's second goal in a 2-0 win against Rangers at Murrayfield on Saturday as the Old Trafford secured a victory in the second pre-season fixture.


Dan Brown admits he has mixed emotions despite an extraordinary Open debut that saw him surpass all expectations by finishing 10th

His hopes were effectively dashed after five bogeys on the front nine and he eventually finished on level par, nine strokes behind winner Xander Schauffele.


Piastri: McLaren did “right thing” with team orders switch

Piastri says McLaren was right to order team-mate Norris to let him through for the win


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain 'offered to British clubs with Besiktas looking to remove former Liverpool star from their wage bill'

Oxlade-Chamberlain currently makes somewhere in the region of £70,000-a-week at Besiktas, who he joined on a free transfer last summer.


Teddy Sheringham warns Erik ten Hag could be SACKED 'within two weeks' of the new season - as the Man United legend insists 'there's no guarantees' around the Dutchman's job

Sheringham added that the addition of fellow former United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy to Ten Hag's staff will prove to be a significant coup for the club this season.


Sacked or promoted - why Ricciardo now faces two F1 career extremes

How a resurgent Daniel Ricciardo finds himself facing a make-or-break moment in his F1 career


Robert MacIntyre's dream of becoming Scotland's first Open champion this century in tatters after another awkward round - as affections switch to amateur compatriot

JOE BERNSTEIN: The hype around MacIntyre went into overdrive last weekend when he lifted the Scottish Open. Hopes abounded he could repeat the Major triumph of Paul Lawrie-in 1999.


Tauranga sports therapist Elly Hunt lands dream job with All Blacks

Working with New Zealand’s iconic rugby team was a pinnacle she never thought she'd reach.


TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: Joe Root makes history as England dismantle West Indies - as the 33-year-old moves into touching distance of Brian Lara on the all-time Test run list

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: England turned on the style to end any hopes of an improbable West Indies fightback and claim the series on Day Four of the second Test.


Verschoor disqualified from Hungary F2 sprint race, loses win

A technical infringement has cost Verschoor the sprint race victory


Scottie Scheffler ends Open in nightmare after failing to hit past women's tees

Scottie Scheffler was unable to challenge for victory at The Open on Sunday and the world No.1's tournament ended in embarrassing fashion as he failed to hit past the women's tees on the 18th hole


BUMBLE ON THE TEST: Harry Brook looked like the new Kevin Pietersen in England's Trent Bridge win over West Indies... and beware the silent assassins!

DAVID LLOYD: There was a private battle going on between Brook and West Indies quick Jayden Seales on Sunday. Fast bowlers can get stung in that sort of situation.


Ferrari star Carlos Sainz BRUTALLY trolls ex-McLaren team-mate Lando Norris with paddock taunt over England's agonising Euro 2024 final defeat to Spain

The McLaren driver was pictured commiserating Jude Bellingham after the match but was in for a surprise when he turned up to the Hungarian Grand Prix paddock.


Evans: "My own team were working against me" as Jaguar miss out on Formula E drivers' title

Evans finished third in London finale but missed out on first Formula E title by seven points to Pascal Wehrlein


Watch: Trump boasts about friendship with Kim Jong-un

Watch: Trump boasts about friendship with Kim Jong-un -