World Sports News

Youth Olympics: Russia score bizarre own-goal in futsal gold medal match

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:30
Russia's Danil Karpuik scores a bizarre own-goal in the early stages of the Youth Olympics men's futsal goal medal match.

Konta wins final-set tie-break to reach Kremlin Cup semi-final

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:25
British number one Johanna Konta reaches just her second semi-final this year by beating Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the Kremlin Cup.

Ronnie O'Sullivan: Five-time world champion beats Matthew Stevens at English Open

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:23
Ronnie O'Sullivan continues his fine form by beating Matthew Stevens in the third round of the English Open in Crawley.

Man Utd will return to form, says Luke Shaw after agreeing new five-year deal

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 10:06
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw says club will return to form after he agreed a new five-year deal.

Two police officers could face charges over Taser death of ex-footballer Atkinson

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:41
Ex-Aston Villa striker Dalian Atkinson died in August 2016 after being Tasered by police.

Roma fan cleared of Anfield attack on Liverpool supporter

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:33
Filippo Lombardi was cleared of attacking Sean Cox but jailed for three years for violent disorder.

Allowing on-court coaching would 'attract new people' to tennis, says Williams' coach

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:17
The "majority" of coaches break coaching rules and allowing it would improve tennis, says Patrick Mouratoglou.

Watch: Fan costs Houston Astros by blocking 'amazing leap' from Red Sox player

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:16
Watch the moment a fan costs the Houston Astros a crucial game against the Boston Red Sox after they were deemed to have interfered with play.

Eddie Jones 'feels sorry' for Billy Vunipola after series of injuries

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:05
England head coach Eddie Jones says "feels sorry" for Billy Vunipola, who will miss the autumn internationals after breaking his arm.

Sergio Perez: Force India keep Mexican driver for 2019 Formula 1 season

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 09:00
Mexican Sergio Perez will remain with the Force India team for the 2019 Formula 1 season.

Kaneria admits spot-fixing after six years of denials

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:54
Former Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria admits to spot-fixing while at Essex, ending six years of denial.

Boxing faces 'unprecedented risk' of losing Olympic status

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:46
England Boxing believes the sport is facing the "grave" threat of omission from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Watch: Pakistan batsman run out after thinking ball had gone to boundary

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 08:24
Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is run out in bizarre circumstances, after mistakenly thinking the ball had reached the boundary on the third day of the second Test with Australia.

Messi & Ronaldo then ... ? Vote for your third-best player in the world

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:59
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have won the past 10 men's Ballon d'Or awards - but who did you decide is the third-best player in the world?

‘It’s like Amir Khan v Anthony Joshua – taekwondo needs reform’

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:29
Britain's Lutalo Muhammad says taekwondo must be given more Olympic weight divisions to stop athletes risking their long-term health.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:54
This week's sport on the BBC includes the United States Grand Prix, the NFL International Series and Premier League action, including Chelsea v Man Utd.

I'll bat anywhere - Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:40
Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in an ODI.

From BBL to NBA - Raptors coach on broken down buses and facing LeBron

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:14
From a broken down bus on a British motorway to leading a team with a budget of $150m, new Toronto Raptors Nick Nurse coach has done the hard yards.

Scottish Premiership: Does Scotland have a title race this season?

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:53
One of four teams could be top of the Premiership this weekend but what can the table after eight games tell us about how it might end?

'Tax Premier League to help grassroots football in England'

BBC Sports - Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:33
The Premier League should be "taxed" to improve grassroots football facilities following the collapse of the Wembley sale, former FA chairman David Bernstein says.