The BBC has come under renewed pressure to remove the heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury from its Sports Personality of the Year shortlist after the newly-crowned world champion appeared unrepentant about a string of sexist comments, some directed at the Olympic and world champion heptathlete, Jessica Ennis-Hill.
Daniel Jacobs retained his WBA middleweight title with a stunning first-round knockout of Peter Quillin on Saturday night at the Barclays Center.
Data released on the double Tour de France winner Chris Froome in answer to insinuations of doping during this year’s race showed that his success can be put down to a massive loss in weight, helping to explain his improvement from also-ran to Tour de France winner.
A snooker player blew his chance of making a 147 break, and to compound his misery he then discovered he had also missed out on a £44,000 bonus.
Andy Murray and Tyson Fury are among the favourites to win the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015 after being named on the 12-person shortlist Monday and following a weekend of stunning achievements for the pair.
Tyson Fury has dreamt about winning the world heavyweight title so many times during his 27 years that in the early hours of Sunday morning, as he wrestled with feeling over-wired and overtired, he began to wonder whether his mind was tricking him.
Sebastian Coe, the president of the IAAF, has reluctantly ditched his controversial £100,000 a year role as a Nike ambassador but still maintains that it was not a conflict of interest.
The Republic of Ireland's assistant manager was not particularly happy about Rooney's off-field activities.
Sebastian Coe’s links with Nike are set to come under renewed scrutiny after emails emerged that show he discussed his support for the successful bid by Eugene, Oregon, to stage the 2021 world athletics championships with executives from the company.
Tony Bellew recovered from a first-round knockdown to win the WBC world cruiserweight title with a third-round stoppage of Ilunga Makabu.
The cart took on a mind of its own during a match at the Dallas Cowboys stadium in Texas.
A spokesman for Muhammad Ali said the former heavyweight champion is being treated in hospital for a respiratory problem.
Aaron Mooy is making a name for himself in Australia and elsewhere.
Tyson Kidd posts a graphic picture of his neck post surgery.
Winning both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in the course of a cycling career is one mark of a great of the sport.
Samoa Joe has revealed he has come to WWE to win the World Heavyweight Championship.
In one respect, it was heartening to hear Conor Benn talk about his professional debut in London this Saturday night – 20 years after his father retired – as if it were no more than a prologue to greatness, because boxing is not a business for the timid of heart.
Shane Warne, who in truth never really went away, is back.