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T20 Blast: Steven Finn hits winning runs in thrilling Middlesex win over Surrey

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Steven Finn was an unlikely batting hero for Middlesex, hitting the winning runs in a thrilling one-wicket win over Surrey at Lord’s in the T20 Blast.

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England v South Africa: Hosts unchanged for second Test at Trent Bridge

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England have named an unchanged team for the second Test against South Africa at Trent Bridge on Friday.

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Venus eclipses Konta to reach Wimbledon final

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Venus Williams became the oldest woman in 23 years to reach a Wimbledon final as she defied her age and a despondent home crowd to inflict a crushing defeat on British hope Johanna Konta on Thursday.

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Mithali Raj: India captain becomes leading ODI run-scorer in history

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India captain Mithali Raj has become the leading run-scorer in women’s one-day international cricket.

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Olympics: Suspended Kuwait ready to talk with IOC, Kenya drags feet

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Kuwait, suspended since 2015 from the Olympics over government interference in the country’s Olympic Committee, is ready to resume talks with the International Olympic Committee to lift the ban, an IOC official said.

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Murray beaten in Wimbledon quarter-finals by Querrey

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 10, 2017   Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates after winning the fourth round match against France’s Benoit Paire     REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Andy Murray’s Wimbledon title defence ended in a 3-6 6-4 6-7(4) 6-1 6-1 quarter-final defeat to Sam Querrey on Wednesday as the hip injury that has dogged the world number one throughout the tournament finally got the better of him.

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Zimbabwe beat Sri Lanka by three wickets to win series

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Zimbabwe survived a collapse against Sri Lanka to seal their first major overseas one-day series win since 2001.

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Konta becomes first British woman into last eight since 1984

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 10, 2017   Great Britain’s Johanna Konta celebrates winning the fourth round match against France’s Caroline Garcia    REUTERS/Toby Melville

Johanna Konta became the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals since Jo Durie in 1984 when she outlasted Caroline Garcia of France 7-6(3) 4-6 6-4 in an evenly-matched baseline battle on Monday.

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Murray reaches Wimbledon quarters for 10th straight year

Tennis - Wimbledon - London, Britain - July 10, 2017   Great Britain’s Andy Murray celebrates after winning the fourth round match against France’s Benoit Paire     REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

Defending champion Andy Murray eased into the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the 10th successive year with a 7-6(1) 6-4 6-4 victory over Benoit Paire on Monday.

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IOC determined to see North Korea take part in Winter Games

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Director of Communications Mark Adams addresses the media during a news conference after the IOC Executive Board meeting, 2024 candidate city briefing for IOC members in Lausanne, Switzerland, July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy

The International Olympic Committee said on Monday it is working hard to make sure North Korea takes part in next year’s Winter Olympics in neighboring South Korea, despite political tensions in the region.

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