Kenya’s Brigid Kosgei has set a new women’s marathon world record time of two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds in Chicago, beating Paula Radcliffe’s best which was set in April 2003.
Saint John Henry Newman was hailed as a priest, a poet and a thinker who had a “profound” impact on the world as he was canonised by Pope Francis.
Martin Scorsese has described the CGI used to digitally de-age Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci in his new film as “an evolution of make-up.”
Manager Micky Mellon praised Tranmere’s “battling” spirit as they defeated Coventry 1-0 in Sunday’s Sky Bet League One clash at St Andrew’s.
Turkish forces have approached a key Kurdish-held town in northern Syria, setting off clashes that allowed hundreds of so-called Islamic State supporters to escape from a camp for displaced people.
Corey Blackett-Taylor scored a late winner as Tranmere stunned a wasteful Coventry with a 1-0 Sky Bet League One victory at St Andrew’s.
Sean O’Loughlin has been ruled out of Great Britain’s upcoming tour and may have played his last international.
Wales are on course to have a fully-fit squad – including Jonathan Davies and Dan Biggar – for next Sunday’s World Cup quarter-final against France.
Jeremy Corbyn has signalled Labour is unlikely to back any Brexit deal struck by Boris Johnson, even if there was a confirmatory referendum.
Scotland withstood both a typhoon and an earthquake on the eve of their win-or-bust showdown with Japan but found themselves blown out of the World Cup as the super-charged hosts claimed a 28-21 win in Yokohama.