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Andy Murray says winning another Grand Slam will be ‘extremely difficult’ after US Open defeat

Andy Murray says winning another Grand Slam will be "extremely difficult" but he will still "shoot for the stars".The former world number one was knocked out of the US Open late on Thursday, losing in straight sets to Felix Auger-Aliassime in the sec

Discrimination in football: Reports to Kick It Out rise 42% in 2019-20 season

Kick It Out has revealed a 42% increase in reports of discrimination in English professional football last season, which it describes as "shocking". The anti-discrimination charity says reports it received rose from 313 in 2018-19 to 446, despite som

US Open 2020: Andy Murray, Johanna Konta and Dan Evans bidding to reach third round

Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York. Dates: 31 Aug-13 SeptCoverage: Selected live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sounds, the BBC Sport website and app.Andy Murray is aiming to reach the third round of a Grand Slam for

Donny van de Beek: Man Utd sign Ajax midfielder for £35m

Manchester United have signed Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax for £35m, plus £5m in add-ons, on a five-year contract.Van de Beek, 23, played 175 first-team games for Ajax, scoring 41 goals and helping them make a surprise run to

US Open 2020: Andy Murray says his win over Yoshihito Nishioka was ’emotional’

Andy Murray said his winning return to Grand Slam competition was "emotional" as he proved his physical fitness matched his mental strength by fighting back from two sets down at the US Open.He beat Yoshihito Nishioka 4-6 4-6 7-6 (7-5) 7-6 (7-4) 6-4

Gabriel Magalhaes: Arsenal sign Brazilian defender from Lille

Arsenal have completed the signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille for 26m euros (£23.14m).The 22-year-old, a left-footed centre back, made 34 appearances in all competitions for Lille last season as they finished fourth in Ligue

Jack Grealish: Aston Villa midfielder called up to England squad

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been called up to the England senior squad for the first time.However, Marcus Rashford and Harry Winks have pulled out of Gareth

US Open: Andy Murray preparing for ‘weird’ experience

Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 31 August - 13 SeptemberCoverage: Selected radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website, plus daily reports and analysisAndy Murray is expecting a "weird" experience when he compet

Celtic 3-0 Motherwell: Lennon’s side bounce back from Champions League exit

Celtic bounced back from their midweek Champions League exit with a Scottish Premiership victory over belligerent Motherwell.James Forrest's first goal of the season put

US Open: Player withdrawn from Grand Slam after positive coronavirus test

An unnamed player has been withdrawn from the US Open, which starts on Monday in New York, after testing positive for coronavirus.The player is showing no symptoms, but must now isolate for 10 days.A US Tennis Association statement said: "A player ha

Lionel Messi: Man City, PSG, Juventus – what is the latest transfer situation?

If we are talking percentages then Manchester City are very much in the driving seat to be Lionel Messi's next club.And, perhaps most intriguingly of all, Juventus are now looking at the hugely unlikely scenario of organising some very daring financi

Naomi Osaka withdraws from Western and Southern Open final

Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from the Western and Southern Open final with a left hamstring injury, two days before the start of the US Open.The 22-year-old Japanese was due to play Belarus' Victoria Azarenka in New York on Saturday.Her withdrawal means

Lionel Messi: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp rules out move for Barcelona forward

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has ruled out a move for Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, but admits the Argentine would be "great" for the Premier League.Messi's future has b

US Open 2020 preview: Serena Williams, Andy Murray & Novak Djokovic head Grand Slam return

Dates: 31 August - 13 September Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Coverage: Selected radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live and the BBC Sport website, plus daily reports and analysisGrand Slam tennis is back: but not as we know it.For the fi

Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus, says France manager Didier Deschamps. The 27-year-old will have to self-isolate for 14 days.He will miss France's Nations League game in Sweden on Saturday, 5 September and

Bob and Mike Bryan: Most decorated men’s doubles team ever retire

American twins Bob and Mike Bryan - the most successful men's doubles team of all time - have announced their immediate retirement.They won a record 119 tournaments, including 16 Grand Slam titles."The crowds is what make the US Open magical in our m

Harry Maguire: Man Utd captain’s legal team lodges appeal against guilty verdict

Harry Maguire's legal team has lodged an appeal against the guilty verdict that led to him receiving a suspended jail sentence of 21 months and 10 days in Greek court, Ma

Western and Southern Open: Andy Murray loses, Johanna Konta through to quarters

Andy Murray's run at the Western and Southern Open came to an end after he was outpowered by Canada's Milos Raonic in a last-16 defeat in New York.The loss means Johanna Konta is the only Briton left in the singles.Eighth seed Konta beat former champ

Harry Maguire: Police allege Manchester United captain tried to bribe them

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Western and Southern Open: Andy Murray beats Alexander Zverev in New York

Britain's Andy Murray earned his first win against a top-10 player since 2017 by beating Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Western and Southern Open.The 33-year-old Scot, playing his first top-level tournament since November after injury, won 6-3 3-6

Man City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says club has no grudges with Uefa

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says he holds no grudges against Uefa.European football's governing body gave City a two-year ban from their club competition

Western & Southern Open: Dan Evans beats Andrey Rublev to reach round two

British number one Dan Evans reached round two of the Western & Southern Open with an impressive 7-5 3-6 6-2 win over world number 17 Andrey Rublev.There were six breaks of serve in the first set, with Evans crucially holding in the 12th game in

Champions League final: Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich meet in Lisbon

Champions League final: Paris St-Germain v Bayern MunichDate: Sunday 23 August Kick-off: 20:00 BST Venue: Estadio da Luz,Lisbon Coverage: Full match commentary on BBC Rad

Western & Southern Open: Andy Murray feels good on ATP return

Britain's Andy Murray said he felt "physically good" after his opening-round win in the Western & Southern Open at Flushing Meadows.Murray beat American Frances Tiafoe 7-6 (8-6) 3-6 6-1 in his first ATP Tour match of the year.The two-time champio

Harry Maguire: Manchester United captain pleads not guilty and is released from custody

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has pleaded not guilty and been released from police custody following his arrest on the island of Mykonos.A court date for the 27