BBC Tennis News and Feeds

Johanna Konta: British number one to miss Asia tournaments and WTA Championships

Johanna Konta will not play any tournaments in Asia this autumn so will not be able to qualify for the season-ending WTA Championships.

Ansu Fati, Coco Gauff, Sky Brown & Oleksii Sereda: Amazing sporting youngsters

As 16-year-old Ansu Fati bursts on to the scene for Barcelona, we look at other young stars impressing the sporting world.

Pliskova claims fourth WTA title of year at the Zhengzhou Open

Karolina Pliskova won her fourth WTA title of 2019 at the Zhengzhou Open with a straight sets victory over Croatia's Petra Martic

South African officials prevent early release of rapist Hewitt

Bob Hewitt, 79, has his early release on parole suspended following a public outcry.

BBC Rugby News

Gatland 'shocked' after assistant Howley sent home

Wales head coach Warren Gatland says he is shocked at an alleged breach of betting rules by assistant Rob Howley.

Tabloids 'forced' Thomas to reveal HIV status

The ex-Wales captain said threats from a paper forced him to reveal his status to the world.

Rugby World Cup: Danny Care & Chris Ashton pick six to watch

Danny Care and Chris Ashton pick six men who could put their name in lights at the Rugby World Cup.

'Don't eat the hibiscus' - what's it like to play rugby in Japan?

Former Australian wing Nick Cummins discusses his two years in Japanese club rugby - including hibiscus eating, face bleaching and the delights of drinking sake.

BBC Live Football Feeds and Football News

Napoli 2-0 Liverpool: Two late goals condemn Reds to defeat in Naples

Dries Mertens' penalty and a late Fernando Llorente goal condemns Liverpool to defeat in their Group E Champions League opener against Napoli.

Chelsea 0-1 Valencia: Ross Barkley misses penalty after Rodrigo winner

Substitute Ross Barkley misses a late penalty as Chelsea open their Champions League campaign by losing at home to Valencia.

Napoli 2-0 Liverpool: ‘Lesson’ will do Reds some good - Mark Lawrenson

Liverpool start the defence of the Champions League with defeat at Napoli, but ex-Reds defender Mark Lawrenson feels his old side will have learned an important lesson.

'Racism rot is deep' in Italian football, says anti-discriminatory body Fare

Italian football authorities and their disciplinary systems to combat racism are "not fit for purpose", says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare.

BBC Live Cricket Feeds and Cricket News

Ben Stokes: 'Country stands behind him' over row with Sun, says cricket chief

England cricketer Ben Stokes has the support of "the whole sport and the country" after criticising the Sun over a story it ran about his family, a leading cricket chief says.

The Hundred: Ben Sawyer named Birmingham women's coach for new competition

Australian Ben Sawyer is appointed head coach of the Birmingham women's team for The Hundred.

Ben Stokes describes Sun story about family as 'immoral and heartless'

England cricketer Ben Stokes says a newspaper's front-page story about his family is "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".

Tri-Nations T20I Series: Ireland beat Scotland by four wickets at Malahide

Ireland beat Scotland by four wickets with 14 balls to spare in the latest T20I match of the Tri-Nations Series at Malahide in Dublin.