LeBron James, who supported Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, will not stay at a Donald Trump-branded hotel when the Cleveland Cavaliers play the New York Knicks this week.
The England Roses lost to Jamaica 57-64 in the final game of their three-match Vitality Netball International Series on Sunday evening in Coventry.
Ernie Merrick has become the A-League’s first managerial casualty of the season after the Wellington Phoenix coach stood down following his side’s poor start to the campaign.
Boxing loves a backstory – which is why the sport, for all its faults, remains so captivating. There are tales of redemption, revenge, poverty and pain inside the ring and now comes a rather unusual one to British shores – the Mexican-American heavyweight who doubles up as a special-needs teacher.
The ban on Russia’s track and field athletes will continue into 2017 after the taskforce responsible for assessing the country’s fight against doping confirmed it would wait until February to outline a road map for a return to international competition.
Twenty days ago, on the eve of a world championship match that would prove more gruelling and arduous than many observers had expected, Magnus Carlsen described his forthcoming title defence against Russia’s Sergey Karjakin in pugilistic terms.
The ugliest word in boxing is “quit”.
Usain Bolt has admitted he struggled to motivate himself to train before the Olympic Games in Rio but says the pressure is off as he approaches his final season on the track.
A film of maverick snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan is in the works, with Hunger Games studio Lionsgate named as possible producers.
Sometimes sport is at its most tense when it is at its most still – in those micro‑lulls before world title fights as the protagonists coil in their corners, awaiting the bell, and adrenaline and testosterone races through the crowd like white water; between the purse of a referee’s lips and the first step in a shootout; before the starter’s pistol shatters the hush of an Olympic 100m final; and, yes, when the world chess champion is hunched over the board, brain scurrying back and forth through innumerable tunnels of calculation looking for a clear path to victory.
Ronnie O'Sullivan's 10-4 win over Mark Selby on Sunday secured his fifth Masters title. Is he now officially snooker's greatest ever player?
At Oxford Circus, on the corner of Argyll Street, there is a little bureau de change.
If the bookmakers are to be believed, Eric Molina is a defeated man walking. The Mexican-American faces Anthony Joshua in Manchester on Saturday with the odds well and truly stacked against him becoming the first fighter to defeat the British heavyweight and take his IBF world title.
We countdown five dream WWE matches that, unfortunately, never took place.
A suave British superspy is rescuing a captive from a mountain hideout. Leaping on a snowmobile, the secret agent races down the slopes with daredevil brilliance, dodging bullets, leading his pursuers towards the mountain’s edge. “Don’t worry,” he tells his terrified passenger with a cocky grin, “I’ve done this before” – and off they fly, over the cliff.
This was ostensibly a showcase for current England and Wales internationals but, in unseasonably fine Coventry conditions, it was a man best known for his three-years-and-counting absence from the England team who caught the eye.
Boston Red Sox star gets himself into a spot of bother with in-game activities.
Alistair Brownlee has admitted his surprise that Mo Farah yet again failed to make the top three of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night and suggested it might be because “some people don’t see him as British”.
The players’ union has defended Alex McKinnon’s right to sue the NRL over the tackle that left him paralysed.
It wasn’t the homecoming Logan Stieber had in mind when he returned from Budapest on Monday after winning his first world championship.