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Silva strikes late as Man City win 13th league game in a row

Manchester City came from behind to win a record-equalling 13th Premier League match in a row with victory over stubborn West Ham at Etihad Stadium. Angelo Ogbonna’s header on the stroke of half-time put the lowly Hammers ahead, but Nicolas Otamendi responded with a predatory finish shortly after the break. David Silva won it for City, acrobatically converting a Kevin de Bruyne pass with seven minutes left. Victory meant Pep Guardiola’s side re-established their eight-point lead over Manchester United, who they play at Old Trafford next Sunday (16:30 GMT). They…

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Beale's steal helps slick Australia to 13th straight win over Wales

Media playback is not supported on this device Autumn internationals Wales (13) 21 Tries: S Evans, Amos Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny (3) Australia (22) 29 Tries: Polota-Nau, Coleman, Hooper, Beale Cons: Foley (3) Pens: Hodge Wales lost against Australia for the 13th game in succession as Michael Cheika’s Wallabies proved too streetwise for Warren Gatland’s men. The experiment of a more attacking game was undone by a high error count as Australia scored four tries to two. Tatafu Polota-Nau, Adam Coleman, Michael Hooper and Kurtley Beale claimed touchdowns for the…

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Doctor Who's 13th Time Lord to be a woman

Jodie Whittaker has been announced as Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord – the first woman to get the role. She was revealed in a trailer that was broadcast on BBC One at the end of the Wimbledon men’s singles final. The Broadchurch star succeeds Peter Capaldi, who took the role in 2013 and leaves in this year’s Christmas special. Whittaker, 35, said it was “more than an honour” to become the Doctor. She will make her debut on the sci-fi show when the Doctor regenerates in the Christmas Day show….

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