Wiggins to ride Tour of Britain

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be back to defend the title he won in last year's Tour of Britain

11:58am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will defend his Tour of Britain title after being named as the leader of Team Sky's squad for the race, which begins in Liverpool on Sunday.

England bowled out for 206

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Moeen Ali top-scored for England with 67

2:17pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Even a gem of an innings from Moeen Ali could salvage a total of only 206 all out for England in the fourth Royal London Series match against India at Edgbaston.

Donald misses out for Europe

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Paul McGinley, pictured, has named Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards

12:50pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

European captain Paul McGinley on Tuesday completed his Ryder Cup team for Gleneagles by naming Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards.

Watford turn to Garcia

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Oscar Garcia was coveted by other clubs before deciding upon Watford

11:07am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Watford have appointed former Brighton boss Oscar Garcia as their new head coach.

Prem clubs smash spending record

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Angel di Maria completed his £59.7m move to Manchester United last week

10:35am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Premier League clubs have smashed the record for spending on transfers in the summer window after splashing out £835million on new players, according to analysts.

Falcao completes Old Trafford move

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: United worked late into the night to sign Radamel Falcao

8:27am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Manchester United had to work late into the night to finalise the signing of Monaco striker Radamel Falcao but eventually completed a season-long loan for the Colombian.

Murray getting back to his best

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Andy Murray, pictured, is happy with his form ahead of a US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic (AP)

7:47am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Andy Murray feels he is close to hitting top form after an impressive victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set up a blockbuster US Open quarter-final against Novak Djokovic.

Tigers complete Ben Arfa swoop

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Hatem Ben Arfa has signed for Hull on loan from Newcastle United

1:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Hull have completed the loan signing of playmaker Hatem Ben Arfa from Newcastle, completing a stunning day of transfer activity for the Tigers who also brought in Abel Hernandez, Gaston Ramirez and Mohamed Diame.

Gunners seal late Welbeck move

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: England forward Danny Welbeck has signed a five-year deal at Arsenal

1:19am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Arsenal have announced the signing of England international forward Danny Welbeck from Barclays Premier League rivals Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.

England lose early wickets

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: Alex Hales was bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar for six

11:49am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

England hit early trouble against India at Edgbaston in their bid to avoid a fifth defeat in their last six one-day international series.

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