Of all the distinctions accumulated by Walter Swinburn during his decades in horse racing, the greatest might be that he took a Derby-winning ride from Lester Piggott, who was famously good at pinching fancied mounts from other jockeys.
‘You sacrifice your life for it,” Phil Taylor says on a gloomy late afternoon in Stoke.
For Anthony Joshua, the easy nights are over. His third‑round blowout of the reluctant Eric Molina in Manchester on Saturday night to retain his IBF world heavyweight title, while again disappointing fans who want to see him in a proper fight, has nevertheless thrust him into boxing’s stratosphere.
Former AFL star Colin Sylvia is recovering in hospital after a fall from a balcony at the weekend that he says resulted in a fractured neck and bleeding to the brain.
Anthony Joshua can legitimately claim to be the best heavyweight in the world if he beats Wladimir Klitschko in front of 91,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in April, but the quiet man from Watford says he will not be consumed by the temptations that have wrecked so many champions.
Somehow, against the odds, defying all fears, Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte, sworn enemies from either side of the Thames, produced a memorable heavyweight contest of considerable nobility to wipe away the rancour that had poisoned not only their relationship but the sport.
The British boxing star is looking for his 18th professional win.
Not since Muhammad Ali entertained his battalion of media admirers with unprecedented wit and charm in the 60s and 70s has a world heavyweight champion seemed so disarmingly comfortable in his skin as Anthony Joshua on the eve of battle.
Even when he’s not the story, David Haye makes himself the story.
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.
WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins has confirmed we will no longer be seeing his 'curb stomp' finishing manoeuvre.
Despite dropping the Tag Team titles at Money in the Bank, The New Day faction have taken the WWE by storm. In light of that here is a countdown of the five best wrestling factions of all time.
Sheamus had been planned to win the WWE Money in the Bank briefcase last year.
The former Super League champions Bradford Bulls have gone into liquidation but talks are already under way to reform the club in time for the new season.
Three-time Champion Jockey, rider of over 500 winners and an ex-Question of Sport captain, here are a few more facts about the irrepressible Frankie Dettori
A wild brawl forced an early end to a basketball game between Georgetown University and China's Bayi Rockets in Beijing.
A good heel turn will evoke the most passionate of responses from a wrestling crowd, which is why they are so sought after.
Bill Goldberg made an incredible return to the ring at the Legends of Wrestling Event.
After a brutal Money in the Bank match going down last night, we countdown the top five moments ever from one of the WWE's most exciting matches!
Adam Peaty set a world record in winning his 50m breaststroke semi-final as he closes in on his second gold medal at the world championships in Kazan, having claimed victory over 100m 24 hours earlier.
There are dream finals, there are probable epics, and there is Gary Anderson versus Michael van Gerwen in the final of the PDC World Championship.
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.