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Castleford forward Kevin Larroyer charged by RFL

Castleford forward Kevin Larroyer has been charged over his “squirrel grip” tackle on fellow Frenchman Vincent Duport during the Tigers’ 32-24 Super League win over Catalans Dragons.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez is willing to take a pay cut in order to move to Manchester City, according to the Independent. Bayern Munich, Juventus and Paris St Germain are also keen on the Chile frontman but his preference is to remain in the Premier League and join up with Pep Guardiola’s revolution at The Etihad and wants his future resolved in the August transfer window.

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Groves to defend WBA super-middleweight title against Cox at Wembley Arena

George Groves’ first WBA super-middleweight title defence and his opening fight of the World Boxing Super Series against Jamie Cox has been confirmed for Wembley’s SSE Arena on October 14.

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Ben Proud hails Adam Peaty after both win gold at World Championships

Olympic champion Adam Peaty claimed an expected title before proving the inspiration for Great Britain team-mate Ben Proud to secure a surprise gold medal at the World Championships in Budapest on Monday night.

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Benjamin Mendy confident of success after joining Manchester City

New Manchester City signing Benjamin Mendy is confident he is the right man to join the most expensively-assembled defence in history.

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Swansea reject another bid from Everton for Gylfi Sigurdsson

Swansea have rejected a second bid from Everton for playmaker Gylfi Sigurdsson, Press Association Sport understands.

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Eric Bailly given three-match UEFA ban

Manchester United defender Eric Bailly has received a three-match European ban after he was sent off in May’s Europa League semi-final against Celta Vigo.

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Javier Hernandez completes West Ham move on three-year deal

West Ham have completed the signing of Mexico international Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen for £16million.

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Spieth stages stunning rescue mission to seal dramatic Open victory

Jordan Spieth admitted memories of his Masters meltdown flashed through his mind as he brilliantly avoided a repeat performance to claim one of the most remarkable victories in Open Championship history.

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Open champion Jordan Spieth tipped to match Tiger feats

Four-time major winner Ernie Els believes new Open champion Jordan Spieth could emulate Tiger Woods and take his tally into double figures.

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Danny Willett admits he would consider surgery to solve back injury problems

A disconsolate Danny Willett would consider surgery to solve his ongoing injury problems after another disappointing performance in the Open Championship.

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Anya Shrubsole believes World Cup win will be watershed moment for game

Anya Shrubsole believes England’s dramatic Women’s World Cup triumph will prove to be a “watershed moment” for the sport.

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5 things you may not know about Manchester City new boy Benjamin Mendy

Benjamin Mendy’s signing for Manchester City from Monaco has taken Pep Guardiola’s spending past £200million this summer.

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Huddersfield defender Christopher Schindler signs new three-year contract

Huddersfield defender Christopher Schindler has committed his future to the club until at least 2020.

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Rory McIlroy keen to build on Open form ahead of US PGA Championship

Rory McIlroy believes he has finally found some momentum in time for the final major of the year.

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Jodie Taylor nets again as England Women continue winning start to Euro 2017

Jodie Taylor scored her fourth goal in two games at the Women’s European Championship as England closed in on the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Spain.

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Virgil van Dijk left out of Southampton’s pre-season training camp in France

Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has been left out of the squad travelling to France for a training camp.

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Chelsea winger Pedro suffers ‘multiple fractures’ in facial injury

Antonio Conte has revealed the injury suffered by Pedro in Chelsea’s pre-season friendly victory over Arsenal is more serious than he thought.

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Former Premier League goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen retires

Goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has announced his retirement, aged 41.

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Eilidh Doyle to captain Great Britain at World Championships

Eilidh Doyle will captain the Great Britain athletics team at next month’s World Championships in London.

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