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Nathan Ake: Man City £40m bid for defender accepted by Bournemouth

Relegated Bournemouth have accepted a £40m bid from Manchester City for defender Nathan Ake.It is understood there is an additional £1m in add-ons as part of the deal.N

Ashleigh Barty: World number one withdraws from US Open

World number one Ashleigh Barty has pulled out of the US Open because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.The first Grand Slam since tennis resumed is due to begin on 31 August at Flushing Meadows in New York.The Australian, 24, was also set to

PFA Player of the Year: BBC pundits pick Premier League’s best player of 2019-20

An extraordinary Premier League season is finally over but who was the standout individual performer over the past 12 months?A total of 515 players have feat

Battle of the Brits Team Tennis: Andy Murray loses in mixed doubles, Jo Konta & Dan Evans win

Andy Murray's preparations for the restart of the professional tour continued at the Battle of the Brits Team Tennis - but ended in a mixed doubles defeat with Jodie Burrage.Former world number one Murray and Burrage were beaten 4-6 6-4 10-8 by Joe S

Newcastle takeover: Where is the Premier League club’s sale up to?

Newcastle United's proposed takeover by a Saudi Arabian-backed consortium has been delayed because of a lack of clarity over who would be in charge at the club, BBC Sport

Battle of the Brits: Johanna Konta loses to Jodie Burrage on opening day

Venue: National Tennis Centre, Roehampton Dates: 27 July - 2 AugustCoverage: Follow live streaming of two courts on the BBC Sport website, BBC Sport app and BBC iPlayer from 11:50 BST every day.British number one Johanna Konta was beaten in her first

Aston Villa staying up better than play-off win – Dean Smith

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Andy Murray ‘mentally planning’ to play US Open in New York

Britain's former world number one Andy Murray says he is "mentally planning" for the US Open to go ahead.The United States Tennis Association hopes to confirm within the next 10 days that the tournament can be staged behind closed doors from 31 Augus

Premier League final day: Champions League and relegation battles set to dominate

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Battle of the Brits Team Tennis: Andy Murray, Jamie Murray & Johanna Konta playing

Venue: National Tennis Centre, Roehampton Dates: 27 July - 2 AugustCoverage: Follow live streaming of two courts on the BBC Sport website, BBC Sport app and BBC iPlayer from 11:50 BST every day.Andy Murray and Johanna Konta are among Britain's leadin

Frank Lampard: Chelsea boss says Liverpool staff broke touchline code

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Simona Halep: World number two a doubt for Palermo after new coronavirus restrictions

World number two Simona Halep may not be able to play in next month's Palermo Ladies Open after Italy imposed a 14-day quarantine on people travelling from Romania.Romanian Halep, 28, was due to compete in the Italian tournament - the first WTA event

Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson named Football Writers’ Association Men’s Footballer of the Year

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has won the Football Writers' Association Men's Footballer of the Year award.The 30-year-old midfielder, who led Liverpool to their fir

Eleven ATP and WTA Tour tournaments cancelled in China because of coronavirus pandemic

Eleven more tournaments across the ATP and WTA Tours have been cancelled after China announced it would hold no sporting events for the rest of 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.Seven tournaments on the WTA Tour have been cancelled, including Nove

Liverpool Premier League trophy lift: Special ceremony to mark success

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson lifted the Premier League trophy on the Kop at a near-empty Anfield to mark the club's first top-flight triumph for 30 years.Henderson

Andy Murray & Johanna Konta to play in ‘Battle of the Brits Team Tennis’

Andy Murray and Johanna Konta will both play in next week's Battle of the Brits Team Tennis tournament in London.Murray will be in The Union Jacks team, alongside Dan Evans, Heather Watson and his brother Jamie, who is organising the event, which beg

Liverpool Premier League trophy lift: Jordan Henderson joy at Sir Kenny Dalglish involvement

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US Open ‘not affected’ by Washington Open cancellation

The cancellation of the Washington Open will "in no way" impact next month's behind-closed-doors US Open, says the United States Tennis Association.The return of the ATP Tour has been pushed back to later in August after the Washington event was canc

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss in ‘respect’ jibe at Arsenal

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he respects Arsenal on the pitch - but "not much off the pitch".City had their two-year European suspension overturned by the Cour

Nigel Pearson: Former Watford boss ‘overwhelmed’ by support messages

Nigel Pearson says he has been "overwhelmed" by messages of support since being sacked as Watford manager.Pearson was appointed in December but dismissed on Sunday with W

‘Lethal in attack’ – watch Aubameyang’s sublime FA Cup double

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seals the deal with two goals in 2-0 victory over Manchester City, sending Arsenal into the FA Cup final.

Katie Boulter comes from a set down to win Progress Tour Women’s Championships final

Last updated on 18 July 202018 July 2020.From the section TennisKatie Boulter battled back from a set down to beat Jodie Burrage 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 and win the Progress Tour Women's Championships.Burrage is ranked higher at 289th in the world, but Bou

Championship: Leeds United promoted to Premier League after 16-year absence

Leeds United have been promoted to the Premier League after 16 years away.Their place in the top flight for next season was confirmed by West Brom's 2-1 defe

Progress Tour Women’s Championships: Katie Boulter reaches final

Former world number 82 Katie Boulter underlined why she is the favourite to win the LTA Progress Tour after moving into the final without dropping a set.The 23-year-old won 6-3 7-6 (7-5) in her semi-final against Freya Christie.Boulter climbed into t

US Open: Petra Kvitova says some players will not go under current coronavirus restrictions

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova says some players will not go to the US Open if current coronavirus restrictions continue.The US Open is due to be played without fans in New York from 31 August.The country is still reporting tens of thousan