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Everton take charge of Europa League tie

Everton put themselves in a strong position to reach the Europa League group stage with a first-leg win over Hajduk Split marred by crowd trouble.Hajduk fans surged towards the Goodison Park pitch and threw objects as play was stopped in the 33rd min

Cincinnati Open: Johanna Konta beats Dominika Cibulkova to reach quarter-finals

Britain's Johanna Konta won a hard-hitting contest against Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova to reach the Cincinnati Open quarter-finals.The seventh seed won 6-3 6-4 to reach the last eight for the first time, setting up a rematch of her Wimbledon quarter

Celtic thrash Astana in Champions League play-off first leg

Celtic all but booked their Champions League group stage berth by thumping Kazakh champions Astana in the play-off first leg.Tom Rogic created the opener when he drove into the box and lifted a ball into the area that Evgeni Postnikov could only dive

Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal continues his winning streak against Richard Gasquet

Rafael Nadal extended his unbeaten run over Frenchman Richard Gasquet to 15 to reach the Cincinnati Open third round.The Spaniard, 31, who has not lost a set to Gasquet since 2008, won 6-3 6-4.Roger Federer's withdrawal from the tournament means on M

Liverpool beat Hoffenheim in Champions League first leg

Liverpool will take a one-goal advantage back to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League play-off tie with Hoffenheim after Trent Alexander-Arnold's free-kick and an own goal earned them a hard-fought victory in Germany.Rookie full-back

Cincinnati Open: Britain’s Johanna Konta through to third round

Britain's Johanna Konta beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands to reach the third round at the Cincinnati Open.World number seven Konta broke early on in the first to take the set 6-3 with a strong performance on her first serve.Bertens, ranked 27th, b

‘MOTD is very different to 25 years ago’ – relive first show of Premier League era on Tuesday

On Tuesday it is 25 years since the start of the Premier League. To mark the occasion, there will be two special Rewinds on the BBC website and the Red Button.At 14:55 BST watch the full match between Sheffield United and Manchester United - plus the

Rafael Nadal to return to number one after Roger Federer’s Cincinnati withdrawal

Rafael Nadal will be the new world number one from next Monday after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury.The Swiss 19-time Grand Slam winner was the only player who could have denied Spain's Nadal taking the top spot

Super Cup: Real Madrid oo ka adkaatay Barcelona

Kooxda Real Madrid ayaa 3-1 uga adkaatay Barcelona lugta koobaad ee Super Cup-ka Spain, ciyaar xalay ka dhacday garoonka Nou Camp.Xiddiga Real Madrid ee Cristiano Ronaldo ayaa u dhaliyay mid ka mid ah saddexdaasi gool, inkastoo markii dambe uu kaarka

‘We have him and we are very happy’ – Mourinho on Matic

Media playback is not supported on this device Jose Mourinho says he never thought Manchester United would be able to sign Nemanja Matic before "something special happened" for a £40m move from Ch

Rogers Cup: Alexander Zverev beats Roger Federer in Montreal final

Germany's Alexander Zverev became just the third man to beat Roger Federer this year as the 20-year-old German won his fifth title of 2017 in Montreal.Zverev, ranked eighth, won 6-3 6-4 at the Rogers Cup to claim his second Masters 1000 title and ext

Conte not worried by lack of signings despite Burnley shock

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is "not worried" by the club's relative lack of signings this summer.The Blues have signed four players for a combined £129m, but have seen a greater number leave, including John Terry and Nemanja Matic.Their Premi

Rogers Cup: Roger Federer to face Alexander Zverev in Montreal final

Roger Federer maintained his superb run of form with a straight-set win over Dutchman Robin Haase in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup.The Swiss, 36, won 6-3 7-6 (7-5) in Montreal to extend his winning streak to 16 matches and close in on a third Can

Arsenal beat Leicester in thrilling seven-goal start to season

Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season.The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes to go before Aaron Ramsey and Giroud swung t

Rogers Cup: Caroline Wozniacki upsets number one Karolina Pliskova in Toronto

Sixth seed Caroline Wozniacki beat Karolina Pliskova 7-5 6-7 (3-7) 6-4 in a rain-hit match at the Rogers Cup for her first win over a world number one.Wozniacki was 5-1 down in the first set and 4-2 down in the third but recovered to beat the Czech a

New signings, new bosses, new rules – Premier League season set to start

Media playback is not supported on this device The wait for the 2017-18 Premier League season is almost over as Arsenal prepare to host Leicester City at Emirates Stadium at 19:45 BST - the first t

Nadal in shock defeat at Rogers Cup as Federer goes through

Rafael Nadal fell to a shock defeat by 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. Wildcard Shapovalov came from a set down to beat top seed Nadal 3-6 6-4 7-6 (6-4) and become the youngest player to reach a Masters 1000 quart

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool reject Barcelona’s £90m bid for Brazil star

Liverpool have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho.Barca's second bid for the 25-year-old, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial 85m euros (£76.8m) plus 15m euros (£13.5m)

Konta wastes two match points before losing to Makarova at Rogers Cup

Britain's Johanna Konta let two match points and a commanding lead slip as she lost to Russia's Ekaterina Makarova at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.Makarova won 5-7 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 and will face Lucie Safarova in round three.Konta, who had a first-round by

Classy Real Madrid beat Man Utd in Super Cup

Manchester United were outclassed as Spanish and European champions Real Madrid retained the Uefa Super Cup with victory in a sweltering Skopje.Madrid dominated from the start and led when Casemiro - who earlier hit the bar - slid in a half volley.Th

1,477 red cards, 25,769 goals, 9,746 games – 25 years of the Premier League

Thirteen players from outside the UK and Ireland, a crowd of 20,699 at Chelsea, defeats for Manchester United and Arsenal, wins for Coventry City and Sheffield United. The Premier League landscape looks very different to the one on the opening weeken

Rogers Cup 2017: Britain’s Heather Watson retires; Kyle Edmund out

Britain's Heather Watson was forced to retire with a shoulder injury in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Canada.Watson, 25, was trailing Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-1 4-1 when the world number 71 signalled she was unable to continue.Meanwhile,

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea on penalties – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Alvaro Morata missed a penalty on his Chelsea debut as Arsenal won an uncharacteristically feisty Community Shield in a shootout at Wembley.Record sig

Shuker & Houdet win wheelchair mixed doubles title

British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships Venue: Nottingham Tennis Centre Date: Semi-finals and final, 5-6 AugustCoverage: Live streaming of the semi-finals and final from 09:45 BST across Connected TV, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Lucy Shuke

Philippe Coutinho oo 48 saac u jira inuu ku biiro Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho ayaa saxaafadda loo soo bandhigi doonaa isagoo ah ciyaaryahan kooxda Barcelona ah Talaadada, kooxda ka dhisan Camp Nou Stadium ayaana kalsooni ballaaran ku qabta inay 90.2 milyan oo ginni kula soo saxiixan doonto xiddigaan, waana qi