FORMULA ONE: Teams will use new Pirelli tyres reinforced with Kevlar rather than steel at this weekend’s German Grand Prix. The emergency measures follow a spate of punctures at Sunday’s British Grand Prix.
UNFANCIED No23 seed Sabine Lisicki insists she is not fazed by being installed as bookmakers favourite to win the Wimbledon singles title, after blowing the ladies draw wide open with victory over world No1 Serena Williams yesterday.
FOOTBALL: Arsenal have confirmed the signing of France Under-21 striker Yaya Sanogo from Auxerre. Sanogo scored 11 in 24 for the French club and will join the Gunners after the Under-20 World Cup, where he has netted twice.
SWIMMING: World Championship hopefuls Jazmin Carlin and Daniel Fogg looked in form during the final races of the British Swimming Championships in Sheffield last night, winning gold in the women’s 400m freestyle and men’s 1,500m freestyle respecti
AUSTRALIAN rugby chiefs have strongly criticised the International Rugby Board (IRB) for reopening the probe into captain James Horwill’s alleged stamp on British and Irish Lions forward Alun-Wyn Jones.
BRITISH No1 Laura Robson finds herself in unfamiliar territory today, when she goes into her match with qualifier Mariana Duque-Marino as favourite and bidding to reach the third round at Wimbledon for the first time.
FOOTBALL: Brighton have appointed former Barcelona midfielder Oscar Garcia head coach and successor to Gus Poyet, who was sacked on Sunday. Oscar, 40, led Maccabi Tel Aviv to the Israeli league title last season.
BRITISH No1 Laura Robson revealed she feared nerves could have seen her fall at the first hurdle at Wimbledon yesterday, but will not shy away from playing on one of the show courts again in round two, after upsetting No10 seed Maria Kirilenko 6-3