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OJ Simpson granted parole after nearly nine years in prison

OJ Simpson has been granted parole after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist.

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Hannah Cockroft wins 10th World title in London

Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

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5 things about Essex batsman Tom Westley

Tom Westley has been selected to fill the gap left by Gary Ballance’s injury at number three in the Oval Test.

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Chelsea agree transfer fee to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata

Chelsea have agreed terms with Real Madrid for the transfer of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, the Premier League club have announced.

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Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

Danny Willett and Ian Poulter make early running on first morning of the Open

English duo Danny Willett and Ian Poulter made the early running on the first day of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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West Ham agree deal to sign striker Javier Hernandez

West Ham have agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen to sign Mexico striker Javier Hernandez.

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Jordan Spieth gives himself almost top marks after opening round

Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 after beginning his bid to secure the third leg of a career grand slam in impressive fashion in the 146th Open Championship.

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Henrik Stenson pleased with steady start to Open defence

Open champion Henrik Stenson was pleased with the start of his title defence after shooting one under par in his opening round at Royal Birkdale.

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Open Championship wrap after opening round

Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 after beginning his bid to secure the third leg of a career grand slam in impressive fashion in the 146th Open Championship.

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Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths given one-game ban for ‘provoking’ Linfield fans

Leigh Griffiths has been suspended for the first leg of Celtic’s Champions League third qualifying-round clash against Rosenborg after UEFA took action against the striker and the club.

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Monaco threaten to report ‘important’ European clubs over Mbappe contact

Monaco are threatening to report “important” European clubs to FIFA for making contact with star striker Kylian Mbappe without the club’s consent.

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Poulter and Rose set early pace during tough opening to Open

English pair Ian Poulter and Justin Rose made the early running at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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Ian Poulter sets clubhouse lead during tough start to Open

Nine years after finishing second in the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, Ian Poulter made the ideal start in his bid to go one better at the same venue.

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Alvaro Morata ‘happy’ to be heading for Chelsea

Alvaro Morata has described Chelsea as “the best club” and Antonio Conte as “one of the world’s best coaches” after his arrival in London ahead of his transfer from Real Madrid.

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England name Westley as Ballance replacement for third Test against South Africa

Essex batsman Tom Westley will replace the injured Gary Ballance in next week’s third Investec Test against South Africa and could be joined in the England side by a second newcomer, Middlesex’s Dawid Malan.

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How England’s Test debuts under Bayliss have fared

Tom Westley will next week become the 10th player to make his England Test debut since Trevor Bayliss took over as head coach before the 2015 Ashes, with Dawid Malan and Toby Roland-Jones also vying for their maiden appearances at the Kia Oval.

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England call up uncapped Essex batsman Tom Westley for third Test

Essex batsman Tom Westley will replace the injured Gary Ballance in next week’s third Investec Test against South Africa and could be joined in the England side by a second newcomer, Middlesex’s Dawid Malan.

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Froome stretches lead as former ski jumper conquers Tour’s highest peak

Chris Froome ticked off the first of two major Alpine stages in the yellow jersey as former ski jumper Primoz Roglic sailed over the Tour de France’s highest mountain to win stage 17 into Serre-Chevalier.

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Manchester United academy still a class above the rest, study shows

Manchester United academy still a class above the rest, study shows

Manchester United’s academy made the single biggest contribution to last season’s Premier League of any youth set-up, a Press Association Sport study has found.

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Pep Guardiola confirms Danilo interest as Man City eye up to four more signings

Pep Guardiola still wants to make as many as four more summer signings, with the Manchester City manager confirming interest in Real Madrid right-back Danilo.

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