Former world number one Maria Sharapova will play at her first Grand Slam since returning to action from a 15-months ban after being given a wildcard for the US Open main draw.
Tanzanian Premier League side Azam Football Club pipped Vipers Sports Club by a 1-0 margin as they concluded their 10-day tour to Uganda on a high.
Barcelona have agreed a deal to sign Brazilian midfielder Paulinho from Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande for £36.4m (40m Euros).
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a five-match suspension after his contentious send off during their 3-1 victory against arch rivals FC Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.
The English Premier League 2017/18 season began on Friday 11th August in full gear where Arsenal took on 2015/16 season champions Leicester City at Emirates stadium.