A wheelchair basketball match in Germany was abandoned after a huge fight broke out in the crowd between fans of rival clubs Galatasaray and Besiktas, leaving seven supporters needing treatment.
Amir Khan suffered a knockout every bit as brutal as the first one of his career here on Saturday night when Saul “Canelo” Álvarez threaded a chilling right hand on to his briefly exposed jaw in the sixth round to leave the Briton senseless on the canvas for a couple of worrying minutes.
The Amir Khan story, which properly began in Athens 12 years ago, is coming towards the final few chapters and they could be gloriously uplifting or there may be a few blood-spattered pages at the end.
Virgil Hunter has said Amir Khan can be boxing’s “new No1” if he defies all predictions and beats Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez here on Saturday night – but the Californian trainer admitted: “If he loses focus, it could be over in a blink.”
Softball star Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m. The pitcher won a silver medal the 2008 Olympics with the US team and now plays for Houston’s Scrap Yard Dawgs, who only established themselves in the National Pro Fastpitch League in October 2015.
Fighting does not have to be loud.
From his palatial suite on the 60th floor of the Mandalay Bay, Amir Khan can see his own face half a mile away, blown up to Hollywood proportions at the other great boxing casino in this town, the MGM Grand. He likes the view. Who wouldn’t?
Mark Selby, whose only success this season had been to win the minor Gdynia Open event in Poland, won a second trophy here evening – the Betfred World Championship 2016.
Floyd Mayweather has hinted that he may consider a return to the ring despite retiring from boxing last September.
Kell Brook’s audacious bid to climb two weight divisions and dethrone the most fearsome puncher in boxing came to a brave but bloody end when his trainer Dominic Ingle threw in the towel after five brutal rounds against the undisputed middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin.
Tyson Fury is receiving professional help for issues that have arisen as a result of a “witch hunt” against the boxer, according to his uncle.
It is impossible to say whether the final week of this year's Tour de France is the toughest ever, but it is unprecedented in recent years.
Kell Brook could not hide his frustration and regret following his defeat to Gennady Golovkin here on Saturday night , questioning the decision of his trainer, Dominic Ingle, to throw in the towel midway through the fifth round at a stage where he felt he was “settling into the contest”.
“Even though he’s a moron I supported Tyson Fury,” David Haye says as he remembers watching the controversial new world heavyweight champion beat Wladimir Klitschko in a shock result that continues to reverberate.
The mother of the cyclist Chris Boardman has been killed in a cycling accident, her son has announced.
A round up of the latest sports stories across all the mainstream sports.
The Tottenham midfielder has continued his running joke with team-mate Dele Alli.