Mikel Arteta says Petr Cech has instilled title belief at Arsenal

• Arsenal captain says goalkeeper’s move from Chelsea has been major boost• Adds that Cech’s arrival is part of process to keep best players and add qualityPetr Cech is providing the inspiration to make his Arsenal team-mates believe they can

Claudio Ranieri appointed as new Leicester City manager

• Italian succeeds Nigel Pearson in charge of the Foxes• Leicester opt for former Chelsea and Inter manager on three-year dealClaudio Ranieri has ended an 11-year absence from the Premier League after Leicester City took the surprise decision to

Father fears F1 driver Jules Bianchi will never recover from injuries

• Marussia driver has been in coma since accident at 2014 Japanese Grand Prix• His father Philippe says waiting for signs of progress has become ‘daily torture’Jules Bianchi’s father is becoming “less optimistic” that the former Marussi

Novak Djokovic targets US Open to complete year after Wimbledon triumph

• Twenty-eight-year-old says he can go on as long as 33-year-old Federer• Serb has won only once at Flushing Meadows and wants moreThe good news for Novak Djokovic is that, at 28 and with nine majors to his name, he is getting better. The bad new

Sir Dave Brailsford fears Chris Froome critics have hacked Team Sky

• Brailsford says rider’s data is being targeted for signs he could be using drugs • Team principal confirms Sky have called in lawyers to investigateSir Dave Brailsford believes Team Sky’s computers have been hacked by critics who are sifti

The Open 2015: Tom Watson prepares for his final farewell at St Andrews

The five-times champion is set to play final Open round this week and expects to shed a few tears when he crosses Swilcan Bridge for the last timeThe notion that Tom Watson would readily accept this, the 144th Open Championship, as his final appearan

Stuart Broad: Pressure on Australia after defeat in first Ashes Test

• England aiming to keep tourists on the back foot at Lord’s• Players are ‘fresh and ready to go’ after early victory in CardiffStuart Broad knows that questions are being asked of Australia after their defeat in the first Ashes Test at Car