When Amir Khan sits alongside the cream of American sporting royalty at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night, in a ringside seat worth around $100,000 (about £66,000) on the black market, he will be there as a guest of Al Haymon, the adviser he shares with Floyd Mayweather.
Fittingly, for a man whose epic achievements in the saddle have more than a whiff of Hollywood about them, the greatest jump jockey of all time, AP McCoy, yesterday rode off into the sunset on a horse called Box Office.
Usain Bolt has said Tyson Gay should have been “kicked out of the sport” for doping and labelled the decision to reduce the American’s ban and reinstate him as “the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard”.
As Paula Radcliffe prepares to run her final competitive marathon on Sunday in London, she laughs as she remembers a conversation with the then race director, Dave Bedford, in those moments of happy delirium following her world record in 2003.
Ronnie O’Sullivan sailed close to the wind as usual in his world championship confrontation with Craig Steadman after taking his shoes off in their first-round match in Sheffield.
A rugby union player has died after suffering a head injury during a Central North first grade match in New South Wales on Saturday.
As the 21st century's biggest fight looms, boxing's biggest stars face some unique challenges in a new era for the sport.
Marco Silvestri and Mirco Antenucci explain on Twitter why they will not play for Leeds United against Charlton Athletic in the Championship on Saturday.
Jemima Sumgong survived a dramatic tumble – and the attentions of a harebrained spectator who jumped over the barriers and nearly caused another collision – to win an incident-packed women’s race in the London Marathon. Her Kenyan compatriot Eliud Kipchoge could not have looked more serene in the men’s race, however, gliding home in the second fastest marathon time in history.
Almost 40,000 people ran in the 2016 London marathon, , setting off from Greenwich Park in south-east London after a countdown from Major Tim Peake in space.