World sport: 10 photos we liked this week - 22-28 October

A selection of the most striking sports photographs from around the world this week.

23-02-2019



Six Nations: Cory Hill gives Wales late lead with 'great finish' v England

Cory Hill goes over to give Wales the lead against England in their Six Nations tie at the Principality Stadium.

23-02-2019



Klopp: Solskjær has made Manchester United a threat again – video

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp says Ole Gunnar Solskjær has brought 'all the things Sir Alex Ferguson stood for' back to Manchester United, ahead of their Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Sunday.Klopp has ‘no doubt’ Solskjær will be given permanent Manchester United job Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Watford in seventh heaven as Gerard Deulofeu hat-trick sinks Cardiff

Gerard Deulofeu, once one of European football’s brightest hopes, is finally fulfilling his potential to give Watford supporters hopes of their very own continental adventure.The former Barcelona prodigy used the Cardiff City Stadium pitch as his playground as he scored a hat-trick in this striking win for Javi Gracia’s men. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



'I won five Champions Leagues and these guys zero': Ronaldo taunts Atlético despite defeat – video

Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Madrid was an unhappy one with his Juventus side losing 2-0 to Atlético in the Champions League. Ronaldo received plenty of abuse from the home fans and reacted in the mixed zone after the match displaying five fingers to the media, one for each Champions League title he has won. Giménez and Godín put Atlético Madrid in charge against Juventus Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Javier Hernández on hand as West Ham recover from early blow to beat Fulham

Fulham have only themselves to blame for their season, confused decision-making and erratic management probably sending them straight back to the Championship. But on this one occasion they can feel genuinely aggrieved that their fate was unfairly decided by someone else.They were ahead and playing well against West Ham, when Javier Hernández punched home a goal and changed the course of a game that ended in defeat for Claudio Ranieri’s side. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Six Nations: Gregory Alldritt try deep in added time earns France bonus point win

Gregory Alldritt scores his second try of the game eight minutes into added time to earn France a bonus point win against Scotland in their Six Nations tie.

23-02-2019



Robert Kraft: New England Patriots owner charged with soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in sex sting operationKraft, 77, is among 25 individuals to be charged in probePolice say they have videotape of Kraft receiving sex actsTrump calls charges ‘very sad’ in remarks from Oval OfficeNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged with solicitation of prostitution as part of a sex trafficking sting operation in Florida, authorities said Friday.Kraft, the billionaire businessman whose Patriots won the Super Bowl earlier this month and who is one of the most powerful figures in American sports, was charged as a ‘john’ on two misdemeanor counts of soliciting another to commit prostitution at the Orchids of Asia Day Spa, police said. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



European roundup: Messi hits hat-trick for Barcelona; Bayern Munich win

• Argentinian scores three as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2• Bayern go level on points with Borussia DortmundLionel Messi scored his 50th career hat-trick to fire Barcelona to a 4-2 win at Sevilla after the champions had twice fallen behind, giving the Catalans a 10-point lead at the top of La Liga.Sevilla, who have only won once in the league in 2019, took the lead midway through the first half through the winger Jesús Navas but were soon pegged back by an unstoppable volley from Messi. The home side capitalised on sleepy defending to retake the lead before half-time when Gabriel Mercado pounced in the area. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Abbie Scott warns England that Wales are different beast at home

England have made a blistering start to their Six Nations campaign but their captain is warning against complacencyAfter such an emphatic start to the Six Nations, chalking up two wins and 92 points, complacency might be the most dangerous opponent for England’s women in Cardiff at lunchtime on Sunday.Not so, according to the Red Roses’ new captain, Abbie Scott. “Wales will be a big challenge,” says the Harlequins lock. “They’re a different beast away. We can’t be complacent. We’ve played here before and lost.” Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Walt claims Kempton’s big prize to sound fanfare for the Bambi stables

• Small-time owner praises winning trainer Neil Mulholland • In Newcastle’s Eider, Caroline Bailey has her biggest successSaturday’s two feature races showed once again that those with only a small stake in jump racing are still able to carry off a big prize. The Eider at Newcastle fell to Crosspark, providing Northamptonshire’s Caroline Bailey with the most notable success of her long career, while the main prize here went to the Neil Mulholland-trained Walt, whose owner nearly quit the game a year ago after losing the only other horse he had.“We had one called Burns Cross,” Phil Simmonds recalled as he fussed over Walt in the winner’s enclosure, “and unfortunately he had a small injury on his foot. He went to the best veterinary surgeon we could find, in Newmarket, but unfortunately he died coming round from the operation; he broke his neck. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



I never feared sack at Manchester City like Sarri does at Chelsea, says Guardiola

• Catalan draws contrast with Chelsea’s short-term approach• Sarri’s side will be keen to avenge 6-0 loss, warns GuardiolaPep Guardiola has highlighted Chelsea’s short-term approach by stating he enjoyed Manchester City’s backing in a way Antonio Conte never did and suggested Maurizio Sarri may encounter the same lack of support.Guardiola struggled during his first season but never felt any sense he would be removed. He cited this when saying his experience was different to that of Sarri, who is under severe pressure during his opening campaign at Stamford Bridge. Continue reading...

23-02-2019



Who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

After Lewis Hamilton won his fifth world title on Sunday, BBC Sport is asking you just who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

23-02-2019