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Usain Bolt's preparations for the 2015 world championships have been hit by injury
01/07/2015 - athletics

Usain Bolt pulls out of Paris and Lausanne Diamond League meets

Paris will miss out on Usain Bolt on Saturday due to a leg injury that forced the self-styled "living legend" to withdraw from the Diamond League meet.
Roger Federer (left) lost the 2014 Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic.
30/06/2015 - tennis

Federer and Nadal ease into Wimbledon second round

Former champions Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal eased into the second round of Wimbledon during the second day of play.
Serena Williams says the rising temperatures at Wimbledon will be of little concern as she trains in the hotter climate of Florida.
30/06/2015 - tennis

Players get mid-match breaks as heat smashes down on Wimbledon

A few years back, the gardeners at Wimbledon had to revamp the flower arrangements at the venue to cope with the drought and restrictions on the use of water that had descended on the country.
Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, London on 28 June 2015.
29/06/2015 - TENNIS

Security raised at Wimbledon after Tunisia beach attack

Security has been stepped up in line with the British national terror threat level at this year's Wimbledon tennis championships, which got under way Monday.

Brazil coach Dunga lamented his side's lack of energy during their Copa America quarter-final against Paraguay.
28/06/2015 - football

'Sick' Brazil slump out of Copa America

The phrase 'sick as a parrot' features prominently in the lexicon of English footballers. The simile is assiduously wheeled out after setbacks.
Sepp Blatter has been head of Fifa since 1998.
28/06/2015 - football

Blatter urged to stand by resignation pledge

Sepp Blatter, the president of world football's governing body Fifa, has been urged to stand by his decision to quit as head of the organisation. Blatter, 79, announced on 2 June that he would step down at an extraordinary Fifa congress between December and March 2016.

Coach Mark Sampson has guided England to their first semi-final at the Women's World Cup.
28/06/2015 - football

England end Canada's World Cup dream

England advanced to the semi-final of the World Cup for the first time after beating hosts Canada 2-1.
Serena Williams won her third consecutive grand slam tournament at the 2015 French Open in Paris.
28/06/2015 - tennis

Wimbledon serves up chance for more Williams glory

Will there be a 'Serena Slam' or part three of a grand slam? That is one of the questions swirling around Wimbledon on the eve of the third grand slam event of the year.
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