SPORT | IN BRIEF

Man Utd set for record profits

FOOTBALL: Manchester United are today expected to announce record operating profits of more than £100m – and a pre-tax profit of around £60m. United plan a partial float in Singapore later this year.

Farah passed fit for 5,000m

ATHLETICS: Britain’s Mo Farah will begin his second bid for gold at the World Championships in Daegu today in the 5,000m heats.

Wiggins leads Froome in Vuelta

CYCLING: Team Sky rider Bradley Wiggins leads the Vuelta a Espana from team-mate Chris Froome after the 11th stage yesterday in Galicia.