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Football

Barcelona footballer sentenced for gunfire in hospital

Turkish midfielder handed a 32-month suspended sentence for firing a weapon after nightclub fight with a singer.

Barcelona's Arda Turan sentenced for gunfire in hospital

Basketball

France shock defending champions US in Basketball World Cup

France beat holders US 89-79 in the quarterfinals, snapping their 58-match winning streak at FIBA and Olympic contests.

France shock defending champions US in Basketball World Cup

Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong: Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier

Protesters sing 'Glory be to thee, Hong Kong' inside stadium hosting World Cup qualifier against Iran.

Hong Kong: Demonstrators boo Chinese anthem at football qualifier

Iran

'Blue girl': Iran's football fan, denied stadium entry, dies

Sahar Khodayari, arrested for trying to enter a football stadium, set herself on fire last week outside a courthouse.

'Blue girl': Iran's football fan, denied stadium entry, dies

Formula One

Michael Schumacher 'in Paris hospital for secret treatment'

Schumacher suffered near-fatal brain injury in 2013 skiing accident in French Alps and not been publicly seen since.

Michael Schumacher 'in Paris hospital for secret treatment'

Tennis

Nadal overcomes Medvedev fightback to win US Open final

Nadal defeats a resilient Medvedev in a breathtaking US Open final, claiming his 19th Grand Slam title.

Nadal beats Medvedev in five-set US Open thriller

Sport

28-0: Khabib retains unbeaten record with Abu Dhabi win

Dagestan-born Russian fighter lands rear naked choke, forcing his US opponent to tap midway through the third round.

UFC 242: Khabib Nurmagomedov beats Dustin Poirier

Sport

Khabib returns to defend UFC title at Abu Dhabi bout

Lightweight champion returns to the octagon after 11-month absence to face Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi.

UFC 242: Khabib set to defend title at Abu Dhabi bout

Football

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Netherlands beat Germany 4-2

Dutch come from behind to beat former World Cup winners in Hamburg as race for Euro 2020 qualification hots up.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Netherlands beat Germany 4-2

Cricket

Abdul Qadir: Former Pakistan cricketer dies aged 63

Leg-spinner, who played 67 Tests and 104 ODIs for Pakistan, died in Lahore of cardiac arrest.

Abdul Qadir: Former Pakistan cricketer dies aged 63

Europe

Oldest footballer: 44-year-old who has played over 1,000 games

Jamie Cureton has scored in all of eight of the top divisions of English football, more than 300 goals so far.