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.
Kingsville in Melbourne’s inner west is the perfect location for a workshop like Lachlan Fisher’s.
Petra Kvitova described being able to move the fingers on her left hand as “the greatest Christmas present I could have wished for”. Kvitova, 26, was speaking publicly for the first time since being attacked by an intruder at her apartment in the Czech Republic on Tuesday.
George North will not feature for Northampton in the Premiership match against Sale at Franklin’s Gardens on Friday.
Joe Root’s expected succession of Alastair Cook as England Test captain, be it in January or further down the line, comes with no guarantees, with the team’s assistant coach, Paul Farbrace, believing any talk about his suitability involves a touch of “crystal-ball gazing”.
Police in Scottsdale, Arizona say New England Patriots receiver Michael Floyd had a blood alcohol content of .217 when he was arrested for suspicion of DUI last week.
This is supposed to be the season of wise men but rugby union, just at the moment, has lost its marbles. How else to explain the decision not to issue any sanction against anyone connected with George North’s recent botched head‑injury saga?
Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on a move for the young Argentine defender.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are reportedly readying a third bid for Jamie Walker, but should Celtic intervene?
Liverpool are set to complete the signing of Andrew Robertson.
Newcastle United have been linked with Arsenal defender Calum Chambers for much of the summer so far.
Newcastle United are closing in on Spanish defender Javier Manquillo.
Leeds United are linked to Bristol City's Aden Flint. How does he compare with Kyle Bartley?
Everton are reportedly still keen on Sampdoria striker Patrik Schick.
Everton can offer Gylfi Sigurdsson a sizeably more attractive contract offer than Leicester City.
The Everton star is a transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur, according to reports, but West Ham United should gatecrash the party.
Moussa Sissoko is back in training at Tottenham.
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.
With the Six Nations Championship just a month away England are in danger of kicking off the tournament lacking more than half their starting pack.
Brock Osweiler has the chance to make amends for a disappointing regular season after the Texans confirmed he would start at quarterback in Saturday’s playoff game against the Raiders.