Moala debut, Ellis recall in All Blacks to face Samoa

Wellington (AFP) - Winger George Moala will make his Test debut and veteran scrum-half Andy Ellis earns a recall after a four-year absence in the All Blacks team for Wednesday's historic Test against Samoa.

Williams men left frustrated

Silverstone (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Felipe Massa and Valtteri Bottas were left frustrated and at loggerheads after seeing their bid for a bold Williams one-two at the team's home British Grand Prix undone by rain showers and pit-stops.

Wiesberger wins French Open for Austria

Versailles (France) (AFP) - Bernd Wiesberger won the biggest title of his career at the French Open on Sunday, producing a mid-round birdie barrage that blew apart a top-class field.

Hamilton revels in having to battle to win

Silverstone (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Lewis Hamilton admitted Sunday he relished the moment when Felipe Massa beat him to lead at the start of the British Grand Prix and set up his barn-storming battle for a dramatic victory.

Santa didn't wave me into pits: Vettel

Silverstone (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel rejected claims that his podium finish in Sunday's British Grand Prix was a Christmas gift, the former four-time champion insisting that he and Ferrari had earned third place on merit.

Rosberg fooled by Hamilton pit stop masterstroke

Silverstone (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Nico Rosberg believed he was on course to win Sunday's British Grand Prix when Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton made his decision to pit for intermediate tyres in the rain-swept closing laps.

Froome and Contador back in control on Tour

By Julien Pretot ZEELAND, Netherlands (Reuters) - One year after crashing out of the race, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador were back in control of the Tour de France, hurting their ma...

Van Zyl in pole for French Open golf crown

Versailles (France) (AFP) - Jaco van Zyl took a two-shot lead into the final round of the French Open at Le Golf National on Sunday, aiming to become the first South African winner of continental Europe's oldest national championship since Retief Goosen in 1999.

Happy Hamilton a home winner again

By Alan Baldwin SILVERSTONE, England (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring home crowd to win the British Grand Prix for the second year...

Hamilton fights of Williams at British GP

Lewis Hamilton has won a third British grand prix, holding off a late Williams challenge while Australia's Daniel Ricciardo retired midway through the race

McKinnon upset over Smith's comments

Alex McKinnon has questioned the character of Cameron Smith over on-field comments the Kangaroos skipper made following his career-ending tackle.