South Africa’s Steyn targets November return
(Reuters) – Fast bowler Dale Steyn is hoping to make a comeback following a year out with a shoulder injury at next month’s South African domestic Twenty20 competition.
Michelin MotoGP deal extended until 2023
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – French manufacturer Michelin will continue to be the exclusive supplier of tyres to the MotoGP world championship until the end of 2023 after agreeing a new five-year deal with commercial rights holders Dorna Sports.
Man City striker Aguero ready for Burnley clash, says Guardiola
(Reuters) – Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is ready to face Burnley in the Premier League on Saturday, three weeks after breaking a rib in a car crash in Amsterdam, manager Pep Guardiola has said.
Marquez snatches pole for Australian Grand Prix
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – World champion Marc Marquez steered his Honda onto pole for the fourth year in a row at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday, striking a major blow in the title race with his main rival Andrea Dovizioso only 11th fastest after an earlier crash.
Top-ranked Halep hoping to keep dream alive at WTA Finals
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Simona Halep is still coming to terms with her rise to the top of the world rankings at the start of the month but is trying not to let the euphoria of the achievement distract her at the eight-woman WTA Finals which starts on Sunday.
Refreshed Muguruza braced for big hitters in Singapore
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Garbine Muguruza feels fit and fresh ahead of the WTA Finals with the Spanish world number two keen to bank on her experience of previous visits to Singapore to emerge from a group containing the tour’s hardest hitters in the round-robin phase.
Venus secures Muguruza rematch at WTA Finals
SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Venus Williams will get an opportunity to avenge her Wimbledon final defeat by Garbine Muguruza at the eight-player WTA Finals after the veteran American was placed in the same round-robin group as the Spaniard at Friday’s draw.
Thomas battles back in Korea, shares lead with Brown
SEOUL (Reuters) – Justin Thomas refused to be thrown off his game by a double bogey midway through the third round of the $9.25 million CJ Cup in South Korea on Saturday, carding a battling 70 to set the pace with Scott Brown at the Nine Bridges course on Jeju island.
Runners-up Juventus topped Champions League payments, Leicester edges Real
(Reuters) – Beaten finalists Juventus emerged as the biggest cash winners from last season’s Champions League after securing 110.4 million euros ($130.3 million) in prize money and revenue, European soccer’s governing body (UEFA) said on Friday.
De Bruyne expects Manchester clubs to fight out for league title
(Reuters) – Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne believes his club and rivals Manchester United currently have the edge over their opponents but says it is too early in the Premier League to choose title favourites.