King of the mountains leader Rafal Majka consolidated his position as the Tour de France's top climber with victory on stage 17.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists the club will only pay what they believe players are worth in the transfer market.
Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali was relieved to come out of Wednesday's 17th stage unscathed, after Rafal Majka took line honours.
The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games was officially opened in Glasgow on Wednesday with a dazzling opening ceremony at Celtic Park.
Israeli side Maccabi Haifa saw their friendly with Lille abandoned on Wednesday after fans carrying Palestinian flags invaded the pitch.
Wellington Phoenix have upstaged English Premier club West Ham, holding on for a well-deserved 2-1 win at a windy Eden Park on Wednesday night.
Mavs void deal for Rashard Lewis over knee issue.
MLS franchise Houston Dynamo have signed United States international DaMarcus Beasley as a designated player.
Formula One is bound for Mexico for the first time in 23 years, after it was confirmed that Mexico City will host a race in 2015.
Coach Ewen McKenzie has boldly declared his Wallabies have closed the gap on the all-conquering All Blacks ahead of next month's Bledisloe Cup opener in Sydney.
Steaua Bucharest's bid to relive former European glories continued with a 2-0 UEFA Champions League win over Stromsgodset on Wednesday.
LeBron James was honored by the appearance of hundreds of fans who clutched his jersey or held up life-size cutouts of his face at a store in Hong Kong.
Tommy Robredo remains on course to defend his Croatia Open title following a 6-4 6-4 win over Albert Ramos.
San Diego Padres' Cameron Maybin has been suspended for 25 games after violating MLB's joint drug prevention and treatment programme.
Sunderland secured a second friendly win in as many days as a late flurry ensured a 3-0 triumph at Hartlepool United.
Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo gave Hull City a 2-0 win over York City as the Premier League side continued their warm up for the new season.
Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain have signed full-back Serge Aurier on a season-long from Toulouse.
Ben Davies bid an emotional farewell to Swansea City supporters and thanked them for their backing after completing his move to Tottenham.
Mario Mandzukic made his first appearance for Atletico Madrid as the Spanish champions began pre-season with a 1-0 win over Numancia.
Filipe Luis made his Chelsea debut as Jose Mourinho's men came from behind to draw 1-1 at Wolfsberger on Wednesday.