Ranking the contenders and pretenders in the 2019 Europa League

All 48 teams ranked and rated as the Europa League prepares to get underway

PSG's credentials & travel-sick Liverpool: 5 things we learned from the opening Champions League gam

The first round of the 2019 Champions League group stages is in the books and several of the continent's top teams have become aware of the scale of the task awaiting them in pursuit of the top prize in European club football.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guardian writers’ predictions

New Zealand still formidable, Fiji to prove tricky opponents with Semi Radradra turning on the power: our pundits set out their forecasts for the tournament

Dibaba pulls out of 2019 athletics world championships

Genzebe Dibaba, the world record holder in the women's 1500 metres, on Thursday withdrew from the 2019 athletics world championships in Doha due to a heel injury. 

Dark Horses Russia Hope to Spring a Surprise on Japan in 2019 Rugby World Cup Opener

When the Rugby World Cup was held in Britain in 2015, Japan pulled off one of the greatest shocks in the sport’s history when they beat South Africa. Sputnik looks at this year’s tournament and wonders who could be the David against rugby’s Goliaths.

Man Utd have unavoidable disadvantage on Arsenal, Celtic and Rangers in Europa League

Express Sport breaks down how far Arsenal, Manchester United, Celtic, Rangers and Wolves will have to travel in the 2019/20 Europa League group stage.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Round-up of latest news from Japan

Round-up: A quick look at some of the main stories from Japan 2019 on Thursday 19 September

Rugby World Cup – Ireland profile: Full squad, key player and more

A closer look at Joe Schmidt’s side ahead of Japan 2019

From England's darkest hour to its rising sun

Four years on from the 2015 embarrassment, Eddie Jones is primed to head into the 2019 Rugby World Cup dependent on the same leaders that Stuart Lancaster put his faith into. So what’s changed?

Seth Lugo gets it done for Mets in first at-bat of 2019

DENVER — Seth Lugo figured extended duty was almost a certainty for him Wednesday given the Mets’ schedule. But Lugo couldn’t have anticipated it unfolding in quite this manner. In addition to reco…

Airbnb says second-quarter revenue topped $1 billion

Airbnb Inc took in more than $1 billion in revenue for the second quarter of 2019, the second time it exceeded that level in its decade-plus history, the home rentals company said in a statement on We...

Emmys 2019: Start time, how to watch, predictions

Will Game of Thrones be crowned the best TV show? Will Netflix beat HBO? We take a look at the prospects of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards this Sunday.