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South Africa hold on for series win

Hashim Amla occupied the crease well to help South Africa draw the second Test

South Africa will go back to the top of the International Cricket Council Test rankings after some stubborn batting helped them to a hard-fought draw against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Hamilton: I can handle pressure

Lewis Hamilton feels Formula One's forthcoming summer break will serve him well

Lewis Hamilton feels he has proven after two of the toughest weeks of his Formula One career he is not a driver to crack under pressure.

England remain in charge

Ian Bell was unbeaten on 68 at lunch

Gary Ballance and Ian Bell consolidated England's dominance on the second morning against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Rio 2016 'on track' to meet targets

Rio 2016 communications director Mario Andrada said 'huge progress' had been made in recent months

Rio 2016 Olympic organisers have labelled criticism of their preparations by a senior IOC figure "as ill-informed and wrong" and said they are now on course to meet their targets.

Greaves grabs discus gold

Dan Greaves struck gold in the men's discus F42/F44 competition at Hampden Park

Dan Greaves struck Commonwealth gold for England with victory in the F42/44 discus at a noisy Hampden Park on Monday.

Lauda supports Hamilton's call

Niki Lauda has backed Lewis Hamilton, pictured, over the team orders furore during the Hungarian GP

Niki Lauda claims he would also have ignored Mercedes' team instructions if he had been in Lewis Hamilton's shoes during Sunday's Hungarian Grand Prix.

Wenger justifies Chambers gamble

Calum Chambers is poised to join Arsenal

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits he is prepared to take a "gamble" by signing teenage defender Calum Chambers from Southampton.

Wane: The best team won

Shaun Wane was disappointed with Wigan's performance

Angry Wigan coach Shaun Wane says his side "got what they deserved" as they slumped to a shock defeat at already-relegated Bradford.

Tour winner Nibali targets worlds

Vincenzo Nibali will now target the rainbow jersey following his Tour de France triumph (AP)

Vincenzo Nibali will chase the world champion's rainbow jersey after completing a hat-trick of Grand Tour victories by winning the 101st Tour de France in Paris on Sunday.

Liverpool seal Lovren deal

Dejan Lovren is the third Southampton player to move to Anfield this summer

Liverpool have announced the signing of defender Dejan Lovren from Southampton on a long-term contract.

Cook relishes return to form

England captain Alastair Cook fell five runs short of a Test century against India

Alastair Cook is back on the front foot as England captain and opener, after answering his many critics with a pivotal innings for England.

Hamilton defends team orders shun

Lewis Hamilton, left, and Nico Rosberg, right, are due a clear-the-air session

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg face clear-the-air-talks with their Mercedes bosses over Formula One's summer break after a team orders affair overshadowed a sensational Hungarian Grand Prix.

Pair set to leave Saints

Calum Chambers is expected to join the exodus out of Southampton this summer

Southampton duo Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers are expected to be announced as Liverpool and Arsenal players respectively on Monday.

Cook, Ballance put England on top

Alastair Cook, left, is removed just short of three figures in Hampshire

Alastair Cook fell five agonising runs short of a long-overdue Test century, but still helped Gary Ballance put his team in a dominant position against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Nibali crowned as Kittel wins stage

Vincenzo Nibali dominated this year's Tour de France (AP)

Vincenzo Nibali completed victory in the 101st Tour de France in Paris on Sunday as Marcel Kittel won the final stage on the Champs-Elysees.

Cook out five runs short of ton

England captain Alastair Cook fell five runs short of a much-needed century

Alastair Cook fell five agonising runs short of a long-overdue Test century, but still put his team in a highly advantageous position against India at the Ageas Bowl.

Bradford claim shock Wigan win

James Lowes oversaw Bradford's first win since the beginning of June

Relegated Bradford stunned reigning Super League champions Wigan 16-8 at the Provident Stadium to pick up their first win under head coach James Lowes.