August 04, 2021

Sport

Max Verstappen has renewed his attack on Lewis Hamilton's and Mercedes' victory celebrations in the aftermath of the British GP.

After almost three years in the planning, the ground-breaking new team-based competition, the Racing League, gets underway at Newcastle on Thursday and there is a "genuine buzz" among those involved.

Rassie Erasmus has offered to step back from South Africa's series against the British and Irish Lions in an hour-long video that intensifies his online campaign against Warren Gatland's tourists.

The prospects of staging the Rugby League World Cup this year are "50/50", according to chief executive Jon Dutton, who expects a decision to be made over whether it will go ahead as planned by early next week after consultation with players.

A 31-year-old man has denied racially abusing former England defender Rio Ferdinand.

Christian Eriksen will return to Inter Milan next week for tests to see if he can continue his playing career with the club.

Red Bull's request for a review into Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen's British GP collision will be heard by F1 stewards on Thursday afternoon.

Mallory Franklin has won a silver medal in the women's C1 canoe slalom and added to Team GB's tally at the Tokyo Games.

Comeback rower Helen Glover said she was proud to finish fourth with Polly Swann in the Olympic women's pair final and eager to return home to see her children.

Ange Postecoglou suggested he might not have been forceful enough in his demands for new signings as he took responsibility for Celtic's latest Champions League failure.

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