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Manchester City sign Bernardo Silva from Monaco

Manchester City have announced the signing of Monaco playmaker Bernardo Silva.

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Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb put Notts in charge

Centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Michael Lumb helped Nottinghamshire into a position of dominance on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Gloucestershire at Trent Bridge.

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Paul Collingwood leads Durham recovery against Glamorgan

Paul Collingwood ensured a 41st birthday to remember with a superb century as Durham made 342 on day one of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Glamorgan.

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Joe Denly fires a hundred for Kent against Sussex

Joe Denly’s first hundred of the Championship season helped Kent recover from a poor first session to reach 316 for eight against Sussex in their Division Two clash.

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Spin takes hold as Somerset and Hampshire play out lively day

Jack Leach delivered a strong reminder of his undoubted talent as 12 wickets fell to spin on the first day of the Specsavers’ County Championship game between Somerset and Hampshire.

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Incredible Kumar Sangakkara in stunning form for Surrey

Kumar Sangakkara gave another batting masterclass as he rattled off a Surrey record fifth consecutive Specsavers County Championship century in the Division One match at Chelmsford.

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Leicestershire in firm command but Godleman helps Derbyshire’s cause

Skipper Billy Godleman led Derbyshire’s revival but they still have it all to do after Leicestershire passed 600 on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at Derby.

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Daryl Mitchell digs deep for Worcestershire

Daryl Mitchell’s unbeaten half-century made it Worcestershire’s opening day at a sunny Wantage Road.

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Scott Jamieson recovers from horror start to move into contention at Wentworth

Scott Jamieson recovered from a nightmare start to his second round to claim a share of the halfway lead in the BMW PGA Championship, an event he labelled the “pinnacle” of his season.

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Ben Stokes passed fit to play in England’s second ODI against South Africa

Ben Stokes is fit to take a full part in the second Royal London Series match against South Africa.

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Brook defied team wishes to return to welterweight and accept Spence challenge

Kell Brook revealed he defied his team’s wishes to return to welterweight and accept the challenge of facing unbeaten American Errol Spence Jr for a world title.

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Johanna Konta getting used to becoming the hunted rather than the hunter

Johanna Konta is getting used to becoming the hunted rather than the hunter.

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Andy Murray embraces the struggle ahead of French Open challenge

Andy Murray is ready to enjoy the struggle of trying to get back to his best and has no doubt it will happen.

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Sergio Romero sets sights on number-one jersey at Manchester United

Sergio Romero still has his sights set on becoming Manchester United’s number-one goalkeeper after helping the club win the Europa League.

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South Africa refreshed and ready to challenge England in Southampton

South Africa are determined to put the pressure back on England after blowing away the cobwebs in their opening Royal London Series defeat at Headingley.

Antonio Conte would love to stick with Chelsea for a generation

Antonio Conte would love to stick with Chelsea for a generation

Antonio Conte is eager to extend his Chelsea contract and insists he would love to stay at the club for many years to come.

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Moussa Dembele gives Celtic a fitness boost ahead of Hampden clash with Aberdeen

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele is fit to play in the William Hill Scottish Cup final, manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed.

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Young Lions upset hosts South Korea to top group in Under-20 World Cup

England sealed top spot in Group A as they beat hosts South Korea 1-0 in the Under-20 World Cup.

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Assistant manager Claude Makelele signs new deal with Swansea

Swansea assistant manager Claude Makelele has put pen to paper on a new contract with the club.

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Champions League final to be played under closed roof due to security reasons

The roof of the Principality Stadium in Cardiff will be closed for the Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus for safety and security reasons.

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