“This will be one of the most beautiful moments of my career,” said French cyclist Julian Alaphilippe, after winning the coveted yellow jersey at the Tour de France for the first time last Monday. “Even
Scenes of joy descended into clashes between young people and police in the French cities of Paris, Lyon and Marseille. Car horns and cries of joy rang out as fans celebrated on Paris' Champs-Élysées.
With 11 minutes gone in extra time, goalkeeper Mouez Hassen pushed a free-kick against the head of Bronn and the ball went backwards into the net. Tunisia thought they would have a chance to equalise Idrissa
The west African team known as the Teranga Lions are two victories away from fulfilling the dream of their 27-year-old talisman, starting with a semi-final against Tunisia in Egypt Sunday. "Going to Dakar
In the Africa Cup of Nations, one-time winners Algeria take on three-time winners Nigeria in the semi-finals.Algeria, known as the Desert Foxes, have been the most impressive team in Egypt but they will
The 37-year-old American gets a third chance in a year to go level with the Australian when she plays another former world number one, Romania’s Simona Halep, in the Wimbledon final on Saturday. Williams
The 37-year-old eight-time champion won 7-6 (7/3), 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the pair’s 40th career meeting to move into his 31st Grand Slam final where he will face defending champion Novak Djokovic. Top seed
Ferjani Sassi's heavily deflected strike gave Tunisia the lead early in the second half at Al Salam Stadium and Youssef Msakni squeezed home a second on 60 minutes. Naim Sliti added a third in injury to
The quarter-final finished 1-1 after extra time with Sofiane Feghouli giving Algeria a 20th-minute lead that was cancelled by Jonathan Kodjia on 62 minutes. In the shootout, Youcef Belaili struck the when
Boosted by the talismanic presence of Liverpool winger Sadio Mané, Senegal remain one of the favourites to win the Africa Cup of Nations, despite scraping through the quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over
We ask our panel about the signature boisterousness of an American squad that brings a new kind of culture to football and takes on all comers, including their own president. Should they indeed go to White
Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar keep up surprise winning streak, knocking out DR Congo in penalties
Ibrahim Amada’s wonder strike put Madagascar ahead just nine minutes in at Alexandria Stadium but DR Congo responded swiftly as China-based forward Cedric Bakambu headed home his third goal in two matches.
Rapinoe converted a VAR-awarded penalty in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle wrapped up the victory eight minutes later with a terrific solo effort as the Americans added to their 1991, 1999 and 2015 titles.
Teunissen maintained his overnight lead when his team beat Geraint Thomas’s Ineos by an impressive 20 seconds, with the next five teams all grouped within a handful of seconds. Ineos were the first group
A sell-out crowd of close to 60,000 is expected in the French city for the showpiece game of the World Cup, which kicks off at 5pm local time (3pm GMT). The USA have lived up to their status as favourites
“Très, très, très contente,” van de Sanden told local media in French after her Dutch squad dispatched Sweden in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final. “Very, very, very happy.” And yet she was uncomfortably