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Hesjedal wins stage 14 of Vuelta a España as Froome begins fightback

By Nick Butler

Ryder Hesjedal powers to victory on stage 14 of the Vuelta a España ©AFP/Getty ImagesCanada's Ryder Hesjedal produced a superb finish to win stage 14 of the Vuelta a España from Santander to La Camperona today, but an intriguing final week has been set up after Great Britain's Chris Froome gained time on the other overall contenders.

Sport England partners with Great North Run to help encourage more people to take up running

By Paul Osborne

Sport England has entered into a partnership with the Great North Run ©Getty ImagesSport England is teaming up with organisers of one of the world's most popular half marathons, the Great North Run, in an attempt to help encourage more people to take up running.

Browne targets breaking 21-second barrier in 200m T44 after setting another world record

By Zjan Shirinian

Richard Browne has his eyes fixed on breaking the 21 second barrier in the 200m T44 ©Getty ImagesAfter shaving three tenths off his own 200 metres T44 world record yesterday, American Richard Browne has set his sights on the ambitious aim of breaking the elusive 21-second barrier.

Karate officials meet with Japanese Olympic Committee to discuss Agenda 2020

By Gary Anderson

WKF officials have met with JOC President and Tokyo 2020 vice-President Tsunekazu Takeda following a Premier League event in Okinawa ©WKFOfficials from the World Karate Federation (WKF) have met with President of the Japanese Olympic Committee and vice-president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tsunekazu Takeda, in a meeting discussing the sport's potential inclusion on the Olympic programme in six years' time.

Japan and the United States to face off in Women's Baseball World Cup final

By Paul Osborne

Japan and America are set to go head to head in the Women's Baseball World Cup final ©FacebookThe world's top two teams, Japan and the United States, will meet in the gold medal showdown of the 2014 Women's Baseball World Cup.

Resurgent Wozniacki to play top seed Williams for US Open title

By Zjan Shirinian

Caroline Wozniacki is into her first Grand Slam final in five years ©Getty Images for USTATop seed Serena Williams will play a back in form Caroline Wozniacki for the US Open title after both eased past their semi-final opponents.

Legendary golfer Snead’s driver to go on auction for a quarter-of-a-million dollars

By Gary Anderson

A driver used by Sam Snead is being auctioned in Dallas later this month ©Heritage AuctionsA driver used by American golfing great Sam Snead is set to go on auction later this month in Dallas with a minimum opening bid of $250,000 (£153,300/€193,000) being asked.

Historic day for France with gold and silver in men's individual vaulting contest at World Equestrian Games

By Paul Osborne

Jacques Ferrari took gold in the mens individual vaulting competition at the World Equestrian Games ©Marie de Ronde-Oudemans/FEIThe noisy French crowds were given reasons to cheer at the 2014 World Equestrian as Jacques Ferrari led a host nation one, two in the culmination of an electric men's individual vaulting competition at the Zenith Arena in Caen.

Istanbul ready to welcome world's best for Karate Premier League event

By Zjan Shirinian

Some of the world's best karatekas will compete in Istanbul this weekend ©JKFan/WKFIstanbul will welcome some of the world's best karatekas this weekend for the Karate 1 Premier League meeting.
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