A major report from Amnesty International released to coincide with this weekend’s Formula One grand prix has warned that human rights abuses in Bahrain continue “unabated” despite repeated assurances from the authorities that the situation is improving.
British snowboarder Billy Morgan has landed the sport’s first ever 1800 quadruple cork.
A Georgian chess grandmaster has been kicked out of a tournament carrying a $12,000 prize after game officials found a smartphone in a toilet stall that they say he was using to cheat on games.
My friend Stan Hodgson, who has died aged 86, played his entire rugby union career for Durham City, appeared 11 times for England, and toured with the British Lions in South Africa.
A superbly judged unbeaten 79 from Steve Smith brought the Rajasthan Royals a third consecutive victory as they beat the still-winless Mumbai Indians by seven wickets in Ahmedabad.
England dominate the West Indies after a poor start.
Tony McCoy will have one more chance to win a Grand National when he lines up in the Scottish version on Saturday at Ayr but punters keen to back him in one of the year’s biggest betting races will have to wait to find out which horse he will ride.
A couple of hours after the end of the Chinese Grand Prix Lewis Hamilton delivered the words that threaten to disfigure the reputation of his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg. “Nico didn’t try.” He repeated his shattering assault, as if for emphasis. “Nico didn’t try.”
A 22nd Test century from Ian Bell helped England escape from a poor position on day one of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
Nico Rosberg’s recent misfortunes continued in his buildup to Sunday’s British Grand Prix .
Greg Rutherford believes his growing aura of invincibility – as well as the unerring ability to pull out a big jump when it matters – can propel him to another Olympic gold medal in Rio next month.
Lewis Hamilton has more personas than the Man of a Thousand Faces, as the old stage and film actor Lon Chaney was known. We have the rock star, the rapper, the playboy, the motorbike designer, the cosmetics salesman, the social media junkie, the fashionista and a collector of tattoos that Ray Bradbury’s Illustrated Man might envy.