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Colin Montgomerie backs Thomas Bjorn to be success as Europe Ryder Cup captain

Colin Montgomerie has backed Thomas Bjorn to be a success as Europe's Ryder Cup captain, saying the Dane was "the obvious choice".

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Lions boss Warren Gatland could summon coaching big guns for All Blacks series

Former England internationals Andy Farrell and Steve Borthwick look set to be among the assistant coaches announced on Wednesday for next summer's British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.

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South Africa-born Keaton Jennings feels 'very English' as Test debut beckons

Keaton Jennings is thankful he got one of the hardest decisions of his life right - when he committed his cricket future to England.

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Northampton stand down George North until head assessment by independent expert

George North will not play for Northampton again until he has been assessed by an independent expert in head injuries.

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Marathon runner Callum Hawkins first British athlete selected for London 2017

Marathon runner Callum Hawkins has become the first British athlete to be selected for next summer's World Championships in London.

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London Stadium dimensions may hold key to it hosting 2019 World Cup games

The exact dimensions of the London Stadium, formerly the Olympic Stadium, may hold the key as to whether it has any prospect of hosting matches at the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

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IPTL's money worries delay Federer comeback

Roger Federer's comeback has been delayed after it was announced he will no longer be playing in the International Premier Tennis League.

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Mercedes consider McLaren driver Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg replacement

Mercedes are considering Fernando Alonso as a replacement for retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.

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I've still got so much more to achieve, says Paralympic hero Cox

The terms inspirational and role model are bandied about all too easily in sport, but Kadeena Cox is worthy of and lives up to the descriptions.

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Klay Thompson helps himself to career-best 60 points as Warriors run riot

Klay Thompson rewrote the record books with a stunning performance in the Golden State Warriors' 142-106 hammering of the Indiana Pacers.

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Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in bid to return to football

Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in his bid to return to football after failing in a challenge over his six-year ban.

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French Grand Prix returning to F1 calendar in 2018 after 10-year absence

The French Grand Prix will return to Formula One after a 10-year absence in 2018, organisers have announced.

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Mark Selby sets a standard Ronnie O'Sullivan can't match to win UK Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to his Crucible crown.

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Leeds considering legal action against wantaway hooker James Segeyaro

Leeds have put a £250,000 valuation on James Segeyaro and are considering legal action over his decision to renege on his contract with the club to remain in Australia.

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Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to cement his status as world number one

Mark Selby fended off a charge from Ronnie O'Sullivan to land his second Betway UK Championship title and shred any remaining doubts about his credibility as snooker's world number one.

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Non-league Barrow stun Bristol Rovers in FA Cup second round

National League side Barrow pulled off a major FA Cup second-round upset as they came from behind to win 2-1 at League One Bristol Rovers.

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It's great to be back, says Woods despite low-key finish on injury return

Tiger Woods admitted there had been "some pretty dire times" during his 15-month injury absence after a closing 76 saw him finish 15th at the Hero World Challenge, 14 shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

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Tiger Woods shows flashes of brilliance in Bahamas but remains out of contention

Tiger Woods failed to turn a brilliant start into a round which would have put him in contention at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, but there were more positives signs as he continued his competitive comeback.

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Mark Selby has Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to UK Championship glory

World number one Mark Selby will have the imposing figure of Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to Betway UK Championship glory on Sunday as both men chase landmark victories.

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Anthony Joshua challenger Eric Molina: My heart lies working with disabled kids

Anthony Joshua's next challenger Eric Molina is already preparing to return to his career as a special needs teacher, regardless of whether he wins the IBF heavyweight title.

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