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Saracens crush Gloucester, face Exeter in final

Saracens reached their fifth Premiership final in six years with a convincing 44-19 win over Gloucester at Allianz Park in London with centre Nick Tompkins grabbing a second-half hat-trick of tries.

Sharks beat Lions to keep up playoff hopes

Two intercept tries proved crucial as the Sharks beat the Lions 27-17 at King’s Park on Saturday in a key Super Rugby contest for both sides as they battle for post-season playoff places.

Hamilton honours Lauda with Monaco pole for Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton celebrated an emotional pole position for Mercedes at the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday with team mate Valtteri Bottas joining the Formula One leader on the front row, while Ferrari got their sums wrong.

French tennis surrounded by gloom ahead of Roland Garros

A combination of injuries, a lack of confidence and poor results mean there is a little chance of a French player shining at Roland Garros this year let alone claiming a title that has eluded the country's men since 1983 and the women since 2000.

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Contest to replace May as prime minister hots up

The contest to replace Theresa May as prime minister hotted up on Saturday with five candidates now vying for a job whose central task will be to find a way to take a divided Britain out of the European Union.