Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday. “I am truly blessed,” the beaming 19-year-old told hundreds gathered to celebrate her achievement. “I did not get here overnight. ThereContinue Reading

Steve Smith refused to blame his inconsistent teammates for their batting failures during the Ashes after he again shouldered the run-scoring burden for Australia on Friday. The former skipper scored 80 at the Oval — his lowest total of a sensational series — as the tourists were bowled out forContinue Reading

RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann has called on his team to confirm they are Bundesliga title contenders when they face reigning champions Bayern Munich in one of two top-of-the-table clashes this weekend. Leipzig host Bayern on Saturday evening, just hours after fellow Champions League participants Borussia Dortmund and Bayer LeverkusenContinue Reading

Liverpool’s sizzling start to the Premier League season has left their title rivals breathless and the red-hot leaders are expected to maintain their perfect record against Newcastle on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side have seized the early initiative in the Premier League with four successive wins to open up a two-pointContinue Reading