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Diego Maradona review – flashy study of football’s flawed genius

Asif Kapadia, director of Amy and Senna, captures all the euphoria and catastrophe in a gripping documentary about the ‘hand of God’ megastar‘A bit of cheating and a lot of genius.” That’s how someone in this film summarises the Argentinian football me…

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Brooks Koepka survives mini-meltdown to retain US PGA Championship

• Seven-shot lead reduced to two by runner-up Dustin Johnson• Koepka recorded five bogeys in his last eight holesSeven shots at the start of play, six shots after 10 holes, one shot on the 15th tee. Brooks Koepka opened US PGA Championship week by insi…

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Pep Guardiola: Man City boss says treble is not enough

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Chris Boyd eyes chance to break the Saracens-Exeter stranglehold

Premiership’s heavyweight pair seem destined for a Twickenham showdown unless Gloucester or Northampton can spring an upsetThe list of familiar club names absent from the 2018-19 Premiership semi-finals is a clear sign of the times in English rugby. Wa…

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Tired but still hungry, Pep Guardiola knows City need Champions League

Manchester City manager admits to exhaustion after team’s treble – but knows his burden will grow until he wins the European CupThe Champions League: Manchester City’s final frontier. After a clean sweep of domestic trophies in a staggering 2018-19 cam…

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Liam Dawson in contention for World Cup spot after impressive county form

• Hampshire player took 18 wickets with batting average of 45• Eoin Morgan: ‘I could pick 17 names at the moment’Liam Dawson is expected to enter the debate over England’s World Cup squad when the selectors and the captain, Eoin Morgan, convene on Mond…

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Sprinter Dutee Chand becomes India’s first openly gay athlete

Runner reveals she is in relationship with woman from her village in Odisha stateIndian sprinter Dutee Chand has revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, becoming the country’s first openly gay athlete.Chand, 23, told the Indian Express she was in a…

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Danny Rowe sinks Leyton Orient to seal FA Trophy triumph for AFC Fylde

• FA Trophy final: AFC Fylde 1-0 Leyton Orient• FA Vase final: Chertsey Town 3-1 Cray Valley (aet)Danny Rowe’s spectacular free-kick on the hour mark sealed FA Trophy success for AFC Fylde eight days after their last trip to Wembley ended in a painful …

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Case for defence presents penalties to settle A-League grand final | Jonathan Howcroft

It’s common to bemoan the ending of a football match in such fashion, but not in Perth on Sunday nightSeven kicks. A championship season 140 matches long spanning seven months came down to seven kicks. Sport can be grotesquely cruel.Those seven kicks f…

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Chris Woakes takes five as England complete 4-0 series win over Pakistan

• Fifth ODI: England 351-9; Pakistan 297 all out• Woakes takes five for 54 as England win by 54 runsEngland will yomp into this summer’s home World Cup with chests puffed out and optimism aplenty after a 54-run win over Pakistan at Headingley wrapped u…

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Davy Russell makes a breakthrough in Grand Steeplechase de Paris

• Jockey realises ambition with victory on chance ride Carriacou• Willie Mullins’ five runners eclipsed by French-trained winnerThe fruitful autumn of Davy Russell’s career continued as he rode Carriacou to win the Grand Steeplechase de Paris, the Fren…

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Watch: Celtic lift eighth Scottish Premiership title in a row

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Celtic captain Scott Brown lifts the Scottish Premiership trophy after the champions conclude the league season with a 2-1 win over Hearts.

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Watch: Celtic lift eighth Scottish Premiership title in a row

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Celtic captain Scott Brown lifts the Scottish Premiership trophy after the champions conclude the league season with a 2-1 win over Hearts.

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‘Jofra’s a genius’ – the lowdown on what makes Archer different

With the West Indies-born quick expected to be named in England’s World Cup squad, three who know him best explain his special talent“He’d be the first man on my teamsheet. Jofra’s an absolute genius, and I don’t think he’s anywhere near his full poten…

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Primoz Roglic strong favourite for Giro after crushing time trial win

• Slovenian makes light of rainy conditions to take ninth stage• Simon Yates loses 3min 11sec to the stage winnerPrimoz Roglic emerged as the overwhelming favourite for the Giro d’Italia when the Slovenian won the ninth stage, a 34.8km individual time …

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‘We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany’s legacy for English football’ – video report

Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City …

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‘We should all appreciate Vincent Kompany’s legacy for English football’ – video report

Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years to become player-manager at Anderlecht, where he played between the ages of six and 20.The announcement of his departure came just one day after he captained City …

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Vincent Kompany: Where does he rank among Premier League leaders?

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Kilmarnock 2-1 Rangers: Steve Clarke’s side finish third to qualify for Europe

Steve Clarke’s Kilmarnock clinched third place in the Scottish Premiership – and a Europa League place – after a late winner against Rangers.The home side shrugged off the …

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Celtic 2-1 Hearts: Mikey Johnston hits double in champions’ win

Celtic celebrated lifting their eighth Scottish Premiership title in a row by beating Hearts thanks to a Mikey Johnston double.The 19-year-old scored in two minutes but a b…