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Sebastian Vettel wins Monaco Grand Prix to stretch overall lead

Sebastian Vettel has won the Monaco Grand Prix to extend his lead over Lewis Hamilton in the championship to 25 points.

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Per Mertesacker: Criticism makes me stronger

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker lifted the FA Cup for the Gunners on Saturday before insisting any criticism aimed his way only makes him a better player.

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Michael Carrick signs one-year deal with Manchester United

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will play another season at Old Trafford after signing a one-year extension to his contract.

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Aaron Ramsey gives Arsenal deserved FA Cup victory against Chelsea

Arsenal ended a season of frustration and uncertainty with FA Cup glory, denying 10-man Chelsea the double as beleaguered Arsene Wenger became the most successful manager in the competition’s history.

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Javier Hernandez breaks Mexico scoring record

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez became Mexico’s record goalscorer in their friendly defeat to Croatia.

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Eddie Jones ‘wouldn’t say no’ to British and Irish Lions coaching role

Eddie Jones has declared himself “open to everything” when it comes to a potential coaching role on future British and Irish Lions tours.

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Ben Stokes stars as England hold off South Africa in thrilling ODI

Ben Stokes once again demonstrated his star quality with his second one-day international hundred as England won a last-ball thriller by two runs to wrap up the Royal London Series against South Africa with an unassailable 2-0 lead.

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Paul Casey two shots behind leader Webb Simpson ahead of final round

Paul Casey holed a 23-foot putt on the 18th to leave himself within two shots of the lead at the Dean and Deluca Invitational.

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Kell Brook loses IBF welterweight title in epic clash with Errol Spence Jr

Kell Brook put in a valiant display but surrendered his IBF welterweight title following an 11th-round stoppage defeat to Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane.

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Mo Farah warms up for World Championships with 5,000 metres win in Eugene

A dominant Sir Mo Farah fired an early warning ahead of this summer’s World Championships in London by claiming victory over 5,000 metres at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene.

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Celtic leave it late as Rogic’s dramatic strike clinches treble

Substitute Tom Rogic’s sensational stoppage-time winner gave Celtic a 2-1 William Hill Scottish Cup final success over Aberdeen and clinched an historic treble for the Hoops.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent not sure about Manchester United return

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent admits he does not know if the Swede will be back at Manchester United next season and says there have been plenty of offers for the prolific forward.

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Brook facing more surgery after suffering broken eye socket in title loss

Kell Brook’s heartache in losing his IBF welterweight title in his home city of Sheffield has been compounded by the news he is facing another operation to repair a broken eye socket.

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Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Cesc Fabregas has questioned why he was dropped for Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to his old side Arsenal.

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If I have to leave Chelsea then Atletico Madrid are only club for me, says Costa

Diego Costa says Atletico Madrid are the only club he would join if Chelsea decide to sell him this summer, but insists he is not looking to leave the Premier League champions.

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Scarlets lift PRO12 trophy following dominant display against Munster

Six-try Scarlets swept Munster’s meek challenge aside to win a one-sided Guinness PRO12 final 46-22 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

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Dan Lawrence helps Essex stage fightback against Surrey

Teenager Dan Lawrence produced an encouraging response to Kumar Sangakkara’s double hundred as Essex fought back in their top-of-the-table Specsavers County Championship clash at Surrey.

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Lewis Hamilton ‘devastated’ after qualifying woes leave him 13th on Monaco grid

Lewis Hamilton was left so devastated by his performance in qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix that he was unable to get out of his Mercedes.

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Silva excited not intimidated by chance to work under Watford’s demanding owners

New Watford head coach Marco Silva insists the ambition of the club’s owners excites him.

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Lee Westwood remains in contention at Wentworth after remarkable round

Lee Westwood produced golf reminiscent of the late Seve Ballesteros to remain in contention to win the BMW PGA Championship at the 24th attempt.

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