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Owen Williams boots Leicester to victory in Premiership thriller at Northampton

Owen Williams held his nerve to hand Leicester victory in a thrilling East Midlands derby at Franklin's Gardens.

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Chris Smalling injury results in first England call-up for Ben Gibson

Chris Smalling has been forced out of the England squad through injury, leading Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson to receive his first call-up.

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Hamilton lands pole in Australia, but is braced for a battle

Lewis Hamilton is predicting a tight championship battle, despite clearing the first hurdle to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a brilliant pole position.

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Wiggins: Doping the 'worst thing to be accused of for a man of my integrity'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has vowed to "shock a few people" when he finally has his say on doping allegations.

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Exeter coach Rob Baxter unimpressed by bonus point win over Sale

Exeter head coach Rob Baxter was far from impressed with the performance of his side, despite the 30-25 bonus point win over Sale.

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Phil Mickelson continues swift progress at WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play

Five-time major winner Phil Mickelson continued to look like a man in a hurry as he cruised into the quarter-finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

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Steve Smith hits hundred but Kuldeep Yadav's four-for limits Australia to 300

Steve Smith's 20th Test century held Australia together after India debutant Kuldeep Yadav triggered a collapse on the opening day of the fourth and final match in Dharmasala.

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Amateur boxer, 17, dies after collapsing in ring

An investigation is under way after a 17-year-old amateur boxer died shortly after collapsing in the ring.

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GB hockey star says wealth gap between men's and women's sport is growing

Gender equality in sport is getting worse, not better, according to one member of Great Britain's gold medal-winning women's hockey team at the Rio Olympics.

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Day withdraws following mother's cancer surgery

Jason Day's mother has successfully undergone surgery in her battle against lung cancer, the world number three said on Friday.

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Tottenham's Dele Alli handed three-match European ban

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been suspended for three European club matches after he was sent off against Gent last month, UEFA has announced.

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Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors over World Cup corruption claims

Franz Beckenbauer was questioned by Swiss prosecutors on Thursday concerning allegations of corruption surrounding the 2006 World Cup.

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Lionhearts boxer Frazer Clarke fought on after witnessing Westminster attack

A British boxer who witnessed the stabbing of PC Keith Palmer has told how he wanted to continue with a planned fight to show that everyone should "get on with their lives" in the wake of the terror attack.

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England's attempt to play New Zealand this year motivated by Eddie Jones request

England's attempt to arrange a fixture against New Zealand this autumn was motivated by a request from Eddie Jones and not commercial opportunism, according to the Rugby Football Union.

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Alastair Cook set to take on England team-mate James Anderson in Essex opener

Alastair Cook will face a familiar figure in James Anderson when he takes guard again in first-class cricket for the first time since the end of his tenure as England Test captain.

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Tearful Jason Day withdraws in Austin to be with seriously ill mother

Defending champion Jason Day broke down in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to spend time with his mother as she undergoes treatment for lung cancer.

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Frazer Clarke determined to fight after witnessing London terrorist attack

Boxer Frazer Clarke has conveyed his determination to fight on Thursday despite witnessing part of Wednesday's terror attack in London.

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Lukas Podolski finishes with a flourish as Germany defeat battling England

England promised much but Gareth Southgate's first match as permanent manager ended in defeat as Lukas Podolski marked his final Germany appearance with a stunning winner.

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies 20 child sex offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell has denied 20 child sex offences.

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Tempers flare as Kell Brook squares up to next opponent at Bramall Lane

Tempers flared between Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane on Wednesday ahead of their May 27 IBF world welterweight title fight at the stadium.

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