The Canadian men’s team, which has not been in the World Cup since 1986, is now leading the regional qualifying competition. From: New York Times
Northern Ireland produce their best performance of the qualifying campaign to earn a 0-0 draw that denied Italy automatic World Cup qualification. from: BBC News
The Republic of Ireland are finally on an upward trajectory, but will that be enough to secure manager Stephen Kenny’s future?
Lewis Hamilton has been disqualified from qualifying at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix for a technical infringement on his Mercedes car. from: BBC News
Lewis Hamilton romps to pole position for the ‘sprint’ qualifying race at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix ahead of title rival Max Verstappen’s Red Bull. from: BBC News
Wales can take another step towards securing a top-two finish in their World Cup qualifying group when they host Belarus on Saturday. from: BBC News
England should confirm their World Cup place this month, while Scotland and Wales are hoping for the play-offs. Who needs what? from: BBC News
Brazil drop points for the first time in their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 0-0 draw in Colombia. from: BBC News
from: BBC News Final practice at the Russian Grand Prix is cancelled because of heavy rain in Sochi.
from: BBC News Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas beats team-mate Lewis Hamilton to qualify fastest for Saturday’s Italian Grand Prix ‘sprint’ race.
Who is close to securing their place at next year’s World Cup in Qatar? BBC Sport takes a look at the state of play in qualifying as we pass the halfway stage. from: BBC News
Gareth Bale says Wales believe they can topple the world’s highest-ranked team Belgium and qualify for their first World Cup since 1958.
from: BBC News Britain’s Emma Raducanu is one win away from the US Open main draw after beating Mariam Bolkvadze in the second round of qualifying.
British prospect Emma Raducanu says she “learnt so much” from her rollercoaster Wimbledon debut as she prepares to begin US Open qualifying on Wednesday.
Watch highlights as Simone Biles is far from perfect as the USA finish second behind the Russian Olympic Committee in gymnastics qualifying.