US Open draw: Williams drawn to play Sharapova in first round

Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova in straight sets in the 2015 Australian Open final in Melbourne US Open 2019 Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: August 26-September 8 Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website & app. Live text commentary of selected matches on BBC Sport website & app…

Junior Agogo: Ex-Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker dies aged...

Junior Agogo played for 15 clubs during a 15-year careerFormer Ghana, Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker Junior Agogo has died at the age of 40. Agogo, who began his career at Sheffield Wednesday, played 27 times for his country and scored 12 goals. He finished his career at Hibernian in 2012 having also had…

Ashes 2019: Jofra Archer ‘flattered’ by Dale Steyn comparison

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FedEx Cup: Rory McIlroy contends at Tour Championship as Justin Thomas...

McIlroy missed a putt for birdie on the last which would have moved him into a share of the lead Tour Championship - round one leaderboard (US unless stated) -10: J Thomas, X Schauffele, B Koepka; -9: R McIlroy (NI); -8: M Kuchar, P Cantlay; -7: H Matsuyama (Jap); Selected others: -6: P Casey (Eng),…

Deontay Wilder on Luis Ortiz, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua

Wilder was ushered through crowds by security and ate underneath a canvas showcasing Anthony JoshuaWBC champion Deontay Wilder vowed to "get rid" of Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his coming fights amid "surreal" scenes at a restaurant opening in West Yorkshire. America's Wilder spoke to BBC Sport after tucking into burger and pizza at…

Europa League play-off: Linfield earn stunning 3-2 first-leg win over Qarabag

Goals from Shayne Lavery and Mark Stafford give Linfield victory over QarabagTwo goals from an inspired Shayne Lavery helped Linfield earn one of their best-ever results as they stunned FK Qarabag of Azerbaijan 3-2 in the Europa League play-off first leg. Faycal Rherras' goal put Qarabag ahead as the visitors dominated early on. But goals…

Torino 2-3 Wolves: Nuno Espirito Santo’s side take advantage in Europa...

Torino defender Gleison Bremer, under pressure from Wolves' Romain Saiss, headed into his own net for the first goalWolves are in a good position to qualify for the Europa League group stage for the first time after winning 3-2 away in Italy against Torino. The visitors went ahead when Joao Moutinho's free-kick was headed into…

Celtic 2-0 AIK: Second-half goals earn Europa League win

James Forrest scored for a fifth consecutive game to break AIK's resistanceCeltic ended a turbulent nine-day spell by taking a significant step towards the Europa League group stages after beating AIK 2-0 in Glasgow. Neil Lennon spoke of the "hysteria" around his side after their Champions League exit to CFR Cluj and an underwhelming League…

Legia Warsaw 0-0 Rangers: Europa League play-off tie finely poised

Legia winger Luquinhas (centre) was a threat down the leftRangers' Europa League play-off tie with Legia Warsaw remains finely poised after an entertaining, but goalless, first leg in Poland. Both sides created plenty of chances, with Legia coming alive in the second half after Rangers dominated early on. Allan McGregor produced three fine stops, while…

Christian Coleman under investigation for three alleged missed drugs tests

Christian Coleman ran a season's best 9.81 seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Stanford, California in JuneAmerican sprinter Christian Coleman is under investigation over concerns he may have missed three drugs tests, BBC Sport has been told. If found guilty he would face an automatic one-year ban and would miss the World Championships in…

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