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News: Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana takes top World Travel Awards title

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana has been honoured by the 2017 World Travel Awards. The new deluxe hotel is the winner of the award for Cuba’s Leading Hotel Suite 2017- Suite Presidential Lorca @ Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana. The most luxurious and spacious space in the hotel, Suite Presidential Lorca, overlooks the Central Square and Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes. The Suite Presidential Lorca consists of a large living room with four large French doors/windows, a separate dining room, a guest toilet and a small kitchenette. The…

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Manchester City are the principle Premier League title contenders, says United midfielder Ander Herrera

Ander Herrera says Manchester City’s summer spending makes them Premier League favourites, with Pep Guardiola’s trophyless first season meaning they currently have a greater obligation to win titles than Manchester United. The Manchester rivals have shone in the opening weeks of the 2017-18 season, with the teams joint atop of the table with a haul of 13 points and plus-14 goal difference. United certainly look far better than the toothless side that stuttered home in sixth last season, although Europa League, EFL Cup and Community Shield glory was a decent…

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Billy Joe Saunders defends WBO middleweight title with comfortable points win over Willie Monroe Jnr

Billy Joe Saunders defended his WBO middleweight title with a points win over against Willie Monroe Jnr. The 28-year-old produced one of his finest career performances to retain his title, with his American opponents displaying a disappointing lack of ambition. Saunders, fighting for the first time under new trainer Dominic Ingle, also improved on his unconvincing performance in December against Artur Akavov, and was rewarded with scores of 117-111, 115-114, 117-112 via the three ringside judges. It was his superior sharpness and intent as much as his skills that secured his latest…

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Essex win County Championship: Lancashire defeat at Somerset confirms title

Specsavers County Championship Division One, Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton (day four): Somerset 335 & 69-3: Parkinson 3-37 Lancashire 133 & 269 (f/o): Hameed 62; Leach 4-94 Somerset (22 pts) beat Lancashire (3 pts) by seven wickets Scorecard Essex have won the County Championship for the first time since 1992 after closest challengers Lancashire lost to Somerset by seven wickets at Taunton. Only an unlikely victory would have been enough to keep Lancashire in the title race following Essex’s innings win over Warwickshire on Thursday. Somerset took the final two…

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Watch all the wickets as Essex beat Bears to edge closer to title

Watch highlights as Essex beat Warwickshire by an innings and 56 runs to leave them on the brink of their first County Championship title since 1992. Second-placed Lancashire continue to prolong the outcome, as they chase down Somerset’s lead in Taunton. READ MORE: Essex beat bears to edge closer to title Available to UK users only. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Watch: Adams targets world title in 2018 after 'dream' Las Vegas fight

Nicola Adams says she is aiming for a professional world title early in 2018 after her “dream” fight in Las Vegas on Saturday. The British double Olympic champion, who turned professional in January, is taking on Hungary’s Alexandra Vlajk as she fights in the United States for the first time. READ MORE: Nicola Adams: Briton set to make US debut on Golovkin-Canelo card READ MORE: Katie Taylor to challenge for world title in Cardiff on 28 October Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Essex beat Bears to stand on verge of Championship title

Media playback is not supported on this device Specsavers County Championship Division One, Edgbaston (day three): Warwickshire 201 & 112: Harmer 4-25, Porter 3-37, Cook 3-42 Essex 369-9 dec: Chopra 98, Lawrence 78, Foster 68 Essex (23 pts) beat Warwickshire (3 pts) by an innings and 56 runs Scorecard Essex homed in on their first County Championship title for 25 years as they finished off relegation-bound Warwickshire to win by an innings and 56 runs inside three days at Edgbaston. Chris Silverwood’s side must wait on the result from Taunton,…

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