WORLD OF SPORT: Australia ‘embarrassing’ says Boycott, Crolla earns rematch, Kim Jong-un praised after gold medal win

What are the main headlines around the world of sport right now?

By Sports Staff
Friday, 31st July 2015, 10:03 am

Australia’s batting collapse on day two of the third Ashes Test was “pathetic” and “embarrassing”, says former England batsman Geoffrey Boycott.

“It was an embarrassing day for Australia,” Boycott said on BBC Test Match Special. (BBC Sport)

Dame Sarah Storey claimed the 16th world title of her cycling career with gold in the time trial at the Para-cycling Road World Championships.

The Briton finished more than two minutes ahead of Poland’s Anna Harkowska in Nottwil, Switzerland. (BBC Sport)

Anthony Crolla has been granted an immediate rematch against Darleys Perez after battling to a contentious draw with the WBA lightweight champion earlier this month. (Sky Sports)

An all-too-rare round in the 60s for Tiger Woods was overshadowed after the former world No 1 was forced to deny speculation that he has sacked his swing coach Chris Como. (Mail)

Teenager Kim Kuk-hyang paid tribute to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after winning her country’s first ever World Aquatics Championships gold medal.

The 16-year-old diver won in the women’s individual 10m platform final - with China’s Ren Qian, 14, second.

“It gives me great pleasure to meet the expectations of my government and our great leader,” Kuk-hyang said. (BBC Sport)