SOCCER - Southampton have coasted to a 3-0 win against West Ham United in the English Premier League to record a fourth successive victory in all competitions.
BASEBALL - Major League Baseball is mourning the loss of young Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, who died in a boat crash.
CRICKET - Australia's women's cricketers have completed an emphatic 4-0 clean sweep of their one-day series against Sri Lanka with a crushing 137-run win in Colombo.
CRICKET - India have set New Zealand an improbable 434-run victory target in the first Test in Kanpur. In reply, the Black Caps were reeling at 4-93 at stumps on day four.
RUGBY - England powerhouse Manu Tuilagi is facing an uphill battle to be fit to face the Wallabies in December after being ruled out for another 6-8 weeks with a groin problem.
CRICKET - A century from Temba Bavuma and four wickets from part-time spinner JP Duminy have helped South Africa secure a 206-run victory over Ireland at Willowmore Park.
NFL - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has weighed into the Charlotte unrest by wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a famous quote from civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of his team's home game.
SOCCER - Francesco Totti, two days short of his 40th birthday, has scored his 250th Serie A goal.
TENNIS - Promising German 19-year-old Alexander Zverev has won his first tour title, upsetting US Open champion Stan Wawrinka in the St. Petersburg Open final.
MOTORSPORT - Honda's Marc Marquez has moved a big step closer to taking his third MotoGP world title with victory at Spain's MotorLand Aragon circuit.