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India humiliate England again as Ajinkya Rahane leads nine-wicket romp

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 17 min ago

England 206; India 212-1
India win by nine wickets to take unassailable 3-0 series lead

Alastair Cooks England one-day international team hit a new low as a nine-wicket hammering at the hands of India completed the captains fifth successive series defeat.

Embarrassment hung in the air for the hosts at Edgbaston, where a near capacity crowd, evidently dominated by opposition supporters, raucously lapped up the occasion.

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India humble England to win series

BBC Sport - 5 hours 30 min ago
India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.

22-y-o student is Digicel’s one-millionth data subscriber

Observer - 5 hours 34 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Telecoms giant Digicel today handed over $1 million to 22-year-old Kellyon Smith in the company’s celebration of its one-millionth data subscriber.

Tom Cleverley makes loan move from Manchester United to Aston Villa

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 41 min ago
Paperwork sent through at 1.15am on Tuesday
Everton failed with £5m bid for midfielder
Arsenal sign Danny Welbeck for £16m
Sky sorry over swearing and sex toy

Tom Cleverley has been granted a season-long loan move to Aston Villa a day after the transfer deadline ended, despite the requisite paperwork being filed later than a two-hour extension granted by the Premier League.

Villa are thought to have pleaded to the Premier League board that while it was around 1.15am on Tuesday morning with the transfer deadline having been at 11pm on Monday when the application to take Cleverley on a temporary basis was finally sent through, the wheels had been set in motion and the club had tried its utmost to process everything as quickly as possible.

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'Cartel links' mayors to be charged

BBC - 5 hours 42 min ago
Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.

SFA appeal to Fifa over Guidetti

BBC Sport - 5 hours 46 min ago
The SFA is in the process of contacting Fifa to ask for dispensation to register John Guidetti on loan at Celtic.

Usain Bolt the cricketer

Observer Sport - 5 hours 52 min ago
BANGALORE, (AFP) - Sprint superstar Usain Bolt said Tuesday he wanted to play cricket for Jamaica as a youngster but his father convinced him to take up track and field instead.

Winger Simpson-Daniel retires at 32

BBC Sport - 5 hours 53 min ago
Gloucester and former England winger James Simpson-Daniel is forced to retire with immediate effect because of injury.

Roger Clarke’s widow returns home

Observer - 5 hours 57 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Sonia Clarke, widow of the late Agriculture Minister Roger Clarke, returned to Jamaica Tuesday afternoon following the death of her husband in the United States last Thursday, August 28.

European Ryder Cup: Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher receive Europe's wildcards video

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 16 sec ago
Europe's Ryder Cup captain, Paul McGinley, names Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as wildcard picks. The three will join the nine players already on the team, including Rory Mcllroy and Jamie Donaldson, in taking on the United States in Gleneagles later this month Continue reading...

VIDEO: Exciting times for England - Rooney

BBC Sport - 6 hours 2 min ago
New skipper Wayne Rooney insists it is an exciting time for England despite their disappointing performance at the 2014 World Cup.

Horse racing tips: Wednesday 3 September

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 12 min ago
Gilbeys Mate, trained by John Gosden, is Greg Woods nap selection to win the 1m 2f handicap at Lingfield (5.05)

2.00 Charming Thought 2.30 Chevallier 3.00 Pacos Dream 3.30 Heart of Africa 4.05 Rome 4.35 Passionate Affair 5.05 Gilbeys Mate (nap) 5.35 Invasor Luck

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England seek to erase World Cup scar

BBC Sport - 6 hours 25 min ago
England manager Roy Hodgson says his team is eager to bring the feel-good factor back against Norway on Wednesday.

Video purports to show beheading of another US journalist

Observer - 6 hours 40 min ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as US airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

UPDATE: Speeding possible cause of deadly Holland Bamboo crash

Observer - 6 hours 49 min ago
ST ELIZABETH, Jamaica -- Speeding is being identified as a possible cause for a traffic accident which left two people dead in Holland Bamboo, just west of Lacovia Monday afternoon.

England v Norway

BBC Sport - 6 hours 56 min ago
Newcastle's Jack Colback misses out on the chance to make his England debut against Norway because of an injury.

JLP officials attend Seaga's sister's funeral in Cayman

Observer - 7 hours 2 min ago
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) officials left the island today, September 2 to attend the funeral service for Pamela Hart, sister of former Prime Minister Edward Seaga.

Wayne Rooney promises England will start new chapter under captaincy

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 3 min ago
We have to put summer behind us, says striker
Hodgson feels Norway will provide a difficult game
England squad announcement: Rooney named captain
Wednesdays match could be record low at new Wembley
Norways Vegard Forren calls Rooney a bit chubby

Wayne Rooney has promised that England will start a new chapter when they play Norway at Wembley as they warm-up for their European Championship qualifier away to Switzerland on Monday.

The recently appointed captain and his coach admitted that there was a lingering sense of disappointment following Englands disappointing World Cup campaign, with Roy Hodgson emphasising that they needed to bring back the feelgood factor to restore the faith of the fans.

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Groat and Menzies to join Salford

BBC Sport - 7 hours 30 min ago
Salford sign props Matt Groat and Luke Menzies for 2015, and appoint Adrian Morley as player-general manager.

NFL 2014: your photos and experiences

Guardian Sport - 7 hours 33 min ago

With the start of the regular 2014 NFL season this week, wed like to know how you will be supporting your team this season

This Thursday the Green Bay Packers host defending Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks in the annual Kickoff game to mark the start of the 2014 NFL regular season. For the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will tough it out to see if they can pave their way to postseason success in the January play-offs, with the eventual Super Bowl XLIX being hosted at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, home of the Arizona Cardinals, in February 2015.

We would like to see your photos and stories about how you are supporting your team this season. Whether you want to share your gameday rituals with us, or have a favourite jersey you wear on specific gamedays that brings your team luck, wed love to see and hear about all your NFL experiences. Celebrate the start of the new season with us, and we will feature the best contributions on our site.

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