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Durban Games decision this week

Commonwealth Games bosses are gathering in Auckland this week to give the final vote to the remaining 2022 host candidate, South Africa's Durban.

Hogan honours Cummings NZ legacy

Sir Patrick Hogan says the late Australian trainer Bart Cummings has been an enormous influence on the NZ thoroughbred industry.

Valencia sign Tunisia defender Abdennour from Monaco

MADRID (Reuters) - Valencia have further bolstered their defence by agreeing to sign Tunisia centre back Aymen Abdennour from Monaco on a five-year contract, the La Liga club said on Sunday. …

Jamaican 'ruff necks' go out with a bang in China

Beijing (AFP) - Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women's 4x400m relay title to match Kenya's gold tally at the top of the …

Man City sign Belgian De Bruyne

LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City have bolstered their midfield ranks with the signing of highly-rated Belgian Kevin de Bruyne from VfL Wolfsburg on a six-year contract, the twice Premier League …

Twente sack coach Schreuder

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Twente Enschede coach Alfred Schreuder became the first casualty of the new Dutch league season after being sacked on Sunday, less than 24 hours after they lost their derby …

Rousey bout moved to Australia

Los Angeles (AFP) - Mixed martial arts phenomenon Ronda Rousey's next title defence will take place in Australia with the star bidding to set a record attendance for an Ultimate Fighting Championship …

Tadic brace gives Southampton lift-off

By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Dusan Tadic's brace gave Southampton's stuttering Premier League campaign lift-off with a comfortable 3-0 victory over promoted Norwich City at St …

Bayern sign teenager Coman on-loan from Juventus

BERLIN (Reuters) - Bayern Munich have signed 19-year-old talented attacking midfielder Kingsley Coman on a two-year loan deal from Italy's Juventus, the German club said on Sunday. …