LONDON Arsenal lost to Brighton & Hove Albion at home for the first time ever on Thursday night as goals by Adam Webster and Neal Maupay lifted the visitors to a 2-1 victory in the Premier League.
LONDON Jofra Archer took six wickets as England's bowlers gave their side a handy lead on the second day of the final Ashes test, reducing Australia to 225 all out in reply to their own first innings score of 294 at the Oval on Friday.
LONDON Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza singled out batsman Shakib Al Hasan for praise after the side's final match at the Cricket World Cup on Friday, a 94-run loss to Pakistan at Lord's.
LONDON South Africa's players expressed bitter disappointment and even embarrassment after their elimination from the World Cup was ensured by their loss to Pakistan at Lord's on Sunday but they said they would learn lessons and return stronger.
SOUTHAMPTON, England Afghanistan captain Gulbadin Naib said he was disappointed but not too downhearted after his team, the minnows of the World Cup, lost narrowly to cricket giants India in the final over of their group stage match on Saturday.
NOTTINGHAM, England New Zealand coach Gary Stead said he saw no advantage to his team's World Cup group stage match against India being abandoned due to rain on Thursday, despite the Indians looking like the team to beat after their opening wins over South Africa and Australia.
NOTTINGHAM, England England captain Eoin Morgan said the side let themselves down with poor fielding in their 14-run loss to Pakistan in the World Cup at Trent Bridge on Monday.
LONDON, May 12 Already-relegated Fulham's season in the Premier League came to an end with a whimper rather than a bang on Sunday as they were hammered 4-0 at home by Newcastle United.
LONDON Arsenal may have beaten Valencia 3-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday but both managers believe the tie is still very much up for grabs.
LONDON An Aaron Ramsey strike and a Kalidou Koulibaly own goal gave Arsenal a 2-0 victory over Napoli in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final on Thursday - and a rare and valuable clean sheet to take to Italy in a week's time.