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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany is determined to make life more difficult for Chelsea this season

Kompany eyes title charge

Floyd Mayweather has been stripped of his WBO welterweight title

Mayweather stripped of WBO title

Maria Sharapova is through to the semi-finals

Sharapova ignores Coco's complaint

Serena Williams, pictured, battled past Victoria Azarenka to set up a Wimbledon semi-final with Maria Sharapova

Williams up for Sharapova showdown

John Peers, left, and Jamie Murray marched into the Wimbledon doubles semi-finals

Murray and Peers power into semis

Andy Murray, pictured, will take on Vasek Pospisil in the quarter-finals on Wednesday

Bjorkman belief in Murray chances

Novak Djokovic edged through to the quarter-finals

Djokovic sorry for outburst

Alastair Cook will be hoping to get his hands on the Ashes urn at the end of the series

Cook willing to change mindset

Chris Froome says "losing the yellow jersey at this stage is no big deal"

Froome happy to give up yellow

Maria Sharapova is through to the semi-finals at Wimbledon

Sharapova accused of gamesmanship

Matt Kuchar, pictured, has defended Rory McIlroy's decision to play football during the golf season

Kuchar rejects kid-gloves talk

Mo Farah will compete at next month's Sainsbury's Anniversary Games

Farah to run at Anniversary Games

Michael Clarke, right, will lead Australia against England in the first Ashes Test at Cardiff on Wednesday

Clarke buoyed by 2005 memories

Rory McIlroy may not be able to defend his Open title after injuring his ankle playing football

Injured McIlroy could miss Open

England star Lucy Bronze is already looking forward to the start of the new season

Bronze - Don't stop me now

Nick Kyrgios has hit out at comments made by Australian former swimmer Dawn Fraser

Kyrgios hits out at 'racist' Fraser

Andy Murray feels Nick Kyrgios, pictured, lacks maturity

Kyrgios will find his way - Murray

Harold Mayne-Nicholls has been banned from football for seven years

Banned FIFA chief to appeal

England players observed a minute's silence in Cardiff to honour the July 7 victims

Sport pays respects to 7/7 victims

Kevin Pietersen played a part in four Ashes-winning squads

KP backs tourists to retain Ashes

Victoria Azarenka, pictured, is targeting a career-first major tournament victory over Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Azarenka has learned tough lessons

Chris Froome has assumed the yellow jersey in the Tour de France

Froome takes yellow amid chaos

Andy Murray celebrates beating Ivo Karlovic on Centre Court

Murray masters Wimbledon ace king

Novak Djokovic, pictured, battled back to level up his match against Kevin Anderson

Djokovic battles back to level

Lewis Hamilton is keen to win the Formula One championship for a third time

Hamilton focused on title defence

World number one Rory McIlroy has suffered ankle ligament damage playing football

McIlroy facing lengthy lay-off

Tyson Fury, pictured, is going toe-to-toe with Wladimir Klitschko

Fury set for Klitschko showdown

Serena Williams, pictured left, dumped sister Venus out of Wimbledon on Monday

Venus salutes 'ultimate champion'

Kevin Pietersen played a part in four Ashes-winning teams

KP backs tourists to retain Ashes

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, pictured, has a new player at his disposal in Turkish youngster Enes Unal

City sign Unal

Nick Kyrgios, pictured, played a controversial match against Richard Gasquet

Kyrgios rejects shirking theory

Harold Mayne-Nicholls has been banned from all football-related activity for seven years

FIFA bid inspection chief banned

Ryan Sidebottom rolled back the clock at Edgbaston on Monday

Sidebottom puts Yorkshire in charge

Jos Buttler, pictured, compared a pep talk from Sir Ian Botham to "story-time with your granddad"

Beefy war stories inspire Buttler

Nabil Bentaleb made 35 appearances last season

Bentaleb signs new Spurs deal

Serena Williams, left, met sister Venus at Wimbledon for the first time in six years

Serena the 'ultimate champion'

The FA have received criticism after an ill-judged tweet

FA tweet causes controversy

England international James Milner has begun life as a Liverpool player

Milner remains full of ambition

Latest soccer news

Lionesses hope to inspire nation

England captain Charlotte Edwards is ready for her eighth Ashes series

England name experienced squad

Nick Kyrgios, pictured, has had fans covering their faces in edible spread to show their support

Serena baffled by Kyrgios fan stunt

Lewis Hamilton celebrates his victory at Silverstone

Emotional Hamilton savours victory

Etienne Capoue has signed a four-year contract at Watford

Capoue swaps Spurs for Watford

James Anderson has fond memories of Cardiff

Anderson sad to see Harris retire

Carli Lloyd has been invited to the White House after starring at the World Cup

White House invite for Lloyd

England have launched their World Cup kit

Hosts kitted out for World Cup

Falling sport participation figures have angered Dame Tessa Jowell

Coalition 'squandered Games legacy'

Carli Lloyd's stunning early hat-trick spurred the United States to victory

Lloyd dazzles in US triumph

Sean O'Driscoll has been appointed Liverpool assistant manager

O'Driscoll joins Reds staff

McLaren chief executive Ron Dennis, pictured, has hit out at Eddie Jordan

Jordan is village idiot - Dennis

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