Highly-rated defender Ben Chilwell has signed a new five-year deal at Leicester City which will keep him at the King Power Stadium until 2021, the Premier League champions said on Thursday.
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A riot during the Olympic torch relay cast a shadow over the Rio Games starting in just over a week on Thursday, marking a new low in a ritual that had been meant to unite Brazil.
Russia's Olympic committee (ROC) has removed three cyclists from the team heading to the Rio Games while three more, who were potentially implicated in the McLaren report, are under investigation, the UCI announced on Thursday.
Pep Guardiola got his first taste of victory as Manchester City's manager Thursday night after beating Borussia Dortmund on penalties in a friendly, but expressed concern about the looming English Premier League season.
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas was sent off for a reckless lunge at Liverpool new boy Ragnar Klavan, overshadowing a 1-0 win for the Blues in a friendly at the Pasadena Rose Bowl.
Second seed Stan Wawrinka matched his best career result at the Toronto Masters on Thursday after a 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 defeat of American Jack Sock put him into the quarter-finals.