Asian man wanted for rape of woman at bus stop in UK

British police are hunting for an Asian man for attempted murder after he dragged an 18-year-old woman, waiting at a bus stop, into a garden and raped her in the northern England town of Leeds.

Huddersfield`s Tommy Smith airlifted to hospital with head injury

Huddersfield defender Tommy Smith was airlifted to hospital after suffering a serious head injury during his side`s 2-1 defeat against Leeds in the Championship on Saturday.

Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife
Crash victim Clarke Carlisle `alive and stable`: Wife

Former Premier League defender Clarke Carlisle is "very poorly" but "alive and stable" after being hit by a truck, his wife Gemma announced on Tuesday.

Leeds United star Giuseppe Bellusci hit with racism charge
Leeds United star Giuseppe Bellusci hit with racism charge

Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci was charged with misconduct by the Football Association on Monday after allegedly making racist comments to Norwich striker Cameron Jerome.

Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail
Pace-setters Derby and Ipswich remain on promotion trail

Championship leaders Derby swept to a 3-0 win over Brighton while fellow promotion pace-setters Ipswich crushed Leeds 4-1 on Saturday.

Metallica to headline Reading and Leeds
Metallica to headline Reading and Leeds

American heavy metal band Metallica are to headline the Reading and Leeds festivals next year, their fourth time topping the bill.

Neil Redfearn confirmed as permanent Leeds boss
Neil Redfearn confirmed as permanent Leeds boss

Leeds have confirmed Neil Redfearn has signed a 12-month rolling contract to become the Championship club`s fourth permanent manager in five months.

President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Pankaj Advani
President Pranab Mukherjee congratulates Pankaj Advani

President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday congratulated India's most celebrated cueist Pankaj Advani on clinching the World Billiards Championship (time format) in Leeds and bagging record 12 world titles.

Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title
Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch 150 up points format World Billiards title

King of Indian cue sports Pankaj Advani added yet another jewel to his glowing crown, outplaying former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final and pocket his 11th world title, here on Friday.

Pankaj Advani enters World Billiards points format final
Pankaj Advani enters World Billiards points format final

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani performed on expected lines, making a clinical entry into the World Billiards Championship final of the 150 up points format section, here on Friday.

England`s Zak Hardaker faces second homophobic allegation
England`s Zak Hardaker faces second homophobic allegation

Leeds and England full-back Zak Hardaker is to face a second investigation that he used homophobic language, the Rugby Football League confirmed on Tuesday.

Former World Cup winner Balshaw retires

Former World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announced his retirement on Friday.

Van Garderen avoiding Tour objectives

American hopeful Tejay Van Garderen says he is not setting himself specific objectives at the Tour de France, which begins in Leeds on Saturday.

Leeds gripped by Tour fever, says champion Froome

Start city Leeds and Yorkshire in general are gripped by Tour de France fever, according to reigning champion Chris Froome.

Sangakkara holds up England with another Sri Lanka 50

Kumar Sangakkara profited from three "lives" to hit his 47th test match 50 but England`s pacemen hit back to reduced Sri Lanka to 182 for five at tea on the first day of the second test in Leeds on Friday.

Veteran Camara commits to PSG until 2015

Paris Saint Germain defender Zoumana Camara has extended his contract with the Ligue 1 champions by a season until 2015, the French club confirmed on Monday.

Monaghan aims for Wigan revenge

Joel Monaghan has lost back-to-back Super League Grand Finals and, as he seeks to make it third time lucky, next up is the side that stood in the way last year.

Pearson backs Phillips to help Foxes win promotion

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson has backed new signing Kevin Phillips to play a significant role in his side`s bid to reach the Premier League for the first time in 10 years.

Video shows footballers from Belgian club shooting goals on half-nude women`s bottoms

A video has reportedly surfaced on YouTube showing players from a Belgian football club firing the ball towards two scantily-clad women.

Drunk Pakistan Airlines pilot jailed for nine months in UK

A Pakistan International Airlines pilot was jailed for nine months by a British court for being over the legal alcohol limit when he was due to fly a plane with 156 people on board to Islamabad.