CJ Ujah: How Diamond League victory and London low can take him to the top

'Big Shapes' is not a tune that you will find on any motivational playlist."It's like bam, bam, bam, bam, bam," explains CJ Ujah, recreating an urgent, staccato beat."It builds to this crescendo."But it plays only in Ujah's head, having been planted there by his coach Stuart McMillan.McMillan, born in the

Indian Open: John Higgins beats Anthony McGill to take title

John Higgins moved up to second in the world rankings after beating fellow Scotsman and defending champion Anthony McGill 5-1 to win the Indian Open.It was a 29th ranking title for the 42-year-old, who moves ahead of Steve Davis and Ronnie O'Sullivan and is now only behind Stephen Hendry, who

Thursday night wager: Take the points in ugly Texans-Bengals matchup

Since its inception, Thursday Night Football has disappointed with a number of terrible games, and this week's matchup between the Houston Texans and Cincinnati Bengals isn't doing much to reverse that trend.The clubs combined for home losses by a 49-7 scoreline in Week 1, submitting arguably the two worst performances

Russian cyclists take legal action against Wada

Three Russian cyclists have taken legal action against the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) and Canadian doping investigator Dr Richard McLaren. Kirill Sveshnikov, Dmitry Strakhov and Dmitry Sokolov were unable to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics after Russian athletes were banned.The McLaren report, an independent study commissioned by Wada, found

US Open final preview: Young Americans take center stage

Venus and Serena Williams may not be ready to pass the torch of American women's tennis just yet - Venus won more Grand Slam matches than anyone on tour this season, and Serena is planning to return from maternity leave in January to defend her Australian Open title - but