Ichiro Suzuki made baseball history on Wednesday – but the man whose record he broke doesn’t think the new mark should count.
For all the criticism of Golden State’s Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have brought the harshest words yet. The critic: Green himself.
Amnesty International has called on Formula One to put pressure on Azeri authorities to improve their human rights record.
West Ham United fans have been given a glimpse behind the scenes of how their new Olympic Stadium home is taking shape.
France are going through the emotional wringer at this Euro but, as far as results are concerned, they are purely elated.
Chris Coleman is relishing what he expects to be a domestic style “100mph dust up” when Wales play England on Thursday.
Roy Hodgson has insisted his England players would feel “ashamed” if they allowed themselves to be distracted by Wales’ provocative rhetoric before the teams’ eagerly anticipated meeting at Stade Bollaert-Delelis and has dismissed the talk as cheap.
Didier Deschamps rang the changes for France and admitted afterwards that Paul Pogba and Antoine Griezmann were unhappy about being dropped to the substitutes’ bench for their team’s victory over Albania.
As the Russian saying goes, another town another temper.
Switzerland had shouldered a great weight of history, and the parallels had been clear. One of the nation’s greatest results had come against Romania, in the second group tie at the 1994 World Cup, when a thumping 4-1 victory got them through to the last 16. A guy called Roy Hodgson was their manager at the time.