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?
Leeds United are listed among the contenders to sign Barnsley's Marley Watkins this summer.
After an impressive performance against Manchester United, West Ham and Celtic may be regretting not signing Kara Mbodj for a bargain price.
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea go head-to-head this weekend.
Liverpool have climbed from fifth- to second-favourites in the race to sign the Hull City defender, leapfrogging rivals Everton among others.
Chris Wood is in the form of his life at Leeds United - perhaps West Brom should have given him more time.
The former Celtic striker's latest jibe about Rangers was poor in its execution.
Newcastle United signed Mohamed Diame from Hull City last summer.
Burnley ace has heart set on Manchester United return.
Aston Villa have been listed as joint-favourites for Bristol City loanee Tammy Abraham, while Newcastle have been listed as contenders for his signature.
Victor Anichebe's current contract at Sunderland expires at the end of the season.
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.