PARIS (Reuters) - Every year since he took over from Jean-Marie Leblanc in 2006, Tour de France director Christian Prudhomme has tried to spice up the route with new climbs to make the race more exciting.
(Reuters) - FIFA's decision to schedule the World Cup qualifier between Australia and Honduras with just five days in between the two matches was "inhumane", the Central Americans' coach Jorge Luis Pinto has said.
(The Sports Xchange) - Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Monday that Aaron Rodgers will have surgery on his broken right collarbone "in the near future."
(The Sports Xchange) - Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson will make his season debut in Tuesday's home game versus the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Monday.
(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has been cleared to resume full golf activity with no restrictions by the doctor that performed back surgery on the 14-time major champion in April, ESPN reported on Monday.
Anthony Joshua will defend his IBF and WBA heavyweight world titles against Carlos Takam after Kubrat Pulev pulls out injured.
Sri Lanka decide to play in Pakistan for the first time since the 2009 attack on their team bus in Lahore.
The NFL says it will seek to compromise over the issue of players protesting during the national anthem.
Riyad Mahrez's first goal of the season rescues a point for struggling Leicester City against West Bromwich Albion.
Chris Waddle feels "some sympathy" for Newcastle owner Mike Ashley, but fans are sceptical after he puts the club up for sale.
(Reuters) - The National Football League will tackle criticism from President Donald Trump over players who protest racial discrimination by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem when league officials gather with team owners in New York for their autumn meeting this week.
Leicester City boss Craig Shakespeare says his side showed "spirit and resilience" to score a "deserved" late equaliser against West Brom.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis is disappointed his side conceded another late equaliser against struggling Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
The leader of the independent investigation into historical child sex abuse in football has counselling to deal with evidence he has heard.
Wales boss Warren Gatland says he "won't subject himself" to taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021.
(Reuters) - The University of Louisville fired Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday amid a national investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of allegations of corruption in college basketball.
Northern Premier League Division One North side Hyde United will host MK Dons in the FA Cup first round.
Hyde United director Mark Tonge is among those celebrating as the eighth-tier club are drawn against MK Dons in the FA Cup.
Liverpool's Dejan Lovren accuses Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku of deliberately kicking him in the face in Saturday's game.
Wales hooker Scott Baldwin tells the BBC Rugby Union Weekly podcast he could have lost a hand after being bitten by a lion.