Keiron Cunningham has called on the Rugby Football League to outlaw a well-publicised style of tackling after revealing the St Helens centre Mark Percival will be out for at least three months with a serious knee injury.
Mark Cavendish is expected to be in the Great Britain squad for the world track championships after a seven-year absence from the competition when the team for the event, to be held in London from 2-6 March, is announced on Tuesday following a final selection meeting.
David Haye is confident he will get his fight with Anthony Joshua.
A suave British superspy is rescuing a captive from a mountain hideout. Leaping on a snowmobile, the secret agent races down the slopes with daredevil brilliance, dodging bullets, leading his pursuers towards the mountain’s edge. “Don’t worry,” he tells his terrified passenger with a cocky grin, “I’ve done this before” – and off they fly, over the cliff.
Amir Khan has claimed Eddie Hearn offered him £10m to fight Kell Brook, before cutting that figure significantly during negotiations. Khan will instead challenge the middleweight champion Saúl Álvarez in the defining fight of his career.
Who’s the best? Sports fans have been arguing about this since time immemorial. Sometimes it’s undeniable, as with tennis right now, but generally it’s a little more complicated.
We already knew fighters are not like the rest of us. Professional boxers require at minimum a rare courage to enter the prize ring, society’s only venue where a man can be killed but not legally murdered, for a most public accounting of their manhood.
Australian Wayne Bennett has been appointed as England’s new head coach.
Frank Bruno, the former heavyweight boxer who has fought a very public battle with mental illness, has announced he wants to return to the ring as a way of avoiding psychiatric hospital.
Adidas has written to the IAAF to inform athletics’ embattled governing body it is terminating its sponsorship deal three years early, according to reports.
Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said.
Sebastian Coe, the president of world athletics’ embattled governing body, will be under further pressure on Thursday as fresh allegations are outlined of widespread corruption at the heart of the sport.
Chisora’s victory over Scott was the turning point for his career claims trainer Don Charles as the Finchley boxer prepares for his Copper Box return.
David Kelly pays tribute to Tour de France winner Chris Froome, asking if a knighthood is in the offing?
Arsenal striker and renowned fight fan Lukas Podolski has sent a good luck video message to Badr Hari.
Trainer Peter Fury speaks on Andrey Fedosov and Alexander Ustinov as he continues to try to secure an opponent for Hughie Fury.
They call Neil Black "the wolf", a reference to the character who disposes of dead bodies played by Harvey Keitel in Pulp Fiction, and it is under his watch as the newly appointed performance director that athletics in the UK will move forward to Rio 2016 and beyond.
Chris Froome said it was an easy decision to extend his contract with Team Sky to the end of 2018 because “their values are my values”.
What the IAAF jury of appeal take away with one hand they give with the other.
Gennady Golovkin did not waste his energy on anything other than banalities and formalities when he addressed the world’s media for a final time before Saturday night’s intriguing clash of weights and styles against Kell Brook. There was no need. Why use words to sell a fight when his fists have long performed that job with such distinction?
Warren Gatland says he will not favour his Wales players when selecting his British and Irish Lions squad and has backed England’s Dylan Hartley as a possible captain for next summer’s tour to New Zealand. Gatland, who has been reappointed as head coach, is also adamant the Lions can upset the current world champions and win the three-Test series.
Three years ago Steve Bate set himself a target. But instead of obsessing about the colour of the medal he was aiming for in Rio de Janeiro, an athlete who had only recently taken up cycling had a more realistic goal. He just wanted to make it to the Paralympic Games in the first place and then, well, who knows what comes next? “Life will go on if I win medals or if I don’t,” Bate says.