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O'Sullivan up against it as 'torturer' Selby turns the screw

Ronnie O'Sullivan faced a long road back into the final of the Betway UK Championship on Sunday evening after Mark Selby built a platform for victory at the York Barbican.

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Wales suffer blow as Dan Lydiate ruled out for the rest of the season

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate will miss the rest of this season due to a serious knee injury.

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Wasps boss Young full of pride as depleted side see off Worcester

Dai Young showered praise on his players after an injury-hit Wasps reclaimed second place in the Aviva Premiership behind reigning champions Saracens.

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Sebastian Vettel plays down talk of replacing Nico Rosberg at Mercedes

Sebastian Vettel has played down claims he could partner Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes next year following world champion Nico Rosberg's shock move to retire from the sport.

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Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales set to return to England's limited-overs squads

Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales' return to international action will be confirmed when England announce their limited-overs squads to face India on Monday evening.

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Steve Smith fires Australia to big win over New Zealand

Steve Smith scored a career-best 164 as Australia claimed a 68-run victory over New Zealand in the opening one-day international in Sydney.

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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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Billy Joe Saunders overcomes slow start to beat Artur Akavov and defend title

Billy Joe Saunders took his time before coming to life in the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Artur Akavov at the Lagoon Leisure Centre in Paisley.

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Football abuse probe: Chelsea apologise to ex-striker Gary Johnson

Chelsea Football Club has apologised "profusely" to former striker Gary Johnson over his treatment as a youth team player as the number of clubs embroiled in the child sex abuse scandal reportedly climbed to 55.

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New plans to tackle corruption and doping in athletics given green light

President Sebastian Coe's plan for reform for the International Association of Athletics Federation has received overwhelming backing from member countries.

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Football's abuse allegations - a timeline of events so far

The football world has been rocked in recent weeks by allegations of historic abuse.

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Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Eddie Jones will send England out against Australia with orders to "break them mentally and physically" in Saturday's climax to the autumn at Twickenham.

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Olympic champion Laura Kenny preparing to relearn the omnium

Laura Kenny may have won the Olympic omnium title twice, but now she feels she will have to relearn the event.

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Tiger Woods impresses with brilliant 65 on day two at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods was in impressive form on the second day of his comeback as he posted a seven-under-par 65 at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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O'Sullivan moves up a gear to beat Williams and reach UK Championship semi-final

Ronnie O'Sullivan stayed on course for a record-equalling sixth Betway UK Championship title as Mark Williams became the latest victim of his relentless march in York.

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Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

South Africa's Brandon Stone is looking forward to doing battle with defending champion Charl Schwartzel this weekend after firing an eagle at the last to lead by a single shot at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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Snooker fans blast BBC as five-hour game taken off air seven minutes before end

Angry armchair snooker fans criticised BBC coverage of the sport after a five-hour match at the UK Championship was taken off air moments before the winning balls were potted.

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6 shock sports retirements

Nico Rosberg has stunned the Formula One world by announcing his shock retirement - aged 31 and just days after sealing his maiden world championship title.

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