LeBron James, who supported Hillary Clinton in the presidential election, will not stay at a Donald Trump-branded hotel when the Cleveland Cavaliers play the New York Knicks this week.
The England Roses lost to Jamaica 57-64 in the final game of their three-match Vitality Netball International Series on Sunday evening in Coventry.
Ernie Merrick has become the A-League’s first managerial casualty of the season after the Wellington Phoenix coach stood down following his side’s poor start to the campaign.
Boxing loves a backstory – which is why the sport, for all its faults, remains so captivating. There are tales of redemption, revenge, poverty and pain inside the ring and now comes a rather unusual one to British shores – the Mexican-American heavyweight who doubles up as a special-needs teacher.
The ban on Russia’s track and field athletes will continue into 2017 after the taskforce responsible for assessing the country’s fight against doping confirmed it would wait until February to outline a road map for a return to international competition.
Twenty days ago, on the eve of a world championship match that would prove more gruelling and arduous than many observers had expected, Magnus Carlsen described his forthcoming title defence against Russia’s Sergey Karjakin in pugilistic terms.
The ugliest word in boxing is “quit”.
Usain Bolt has admitted he struggled to motivate himself to train before the Olympic Games in Rio but says the pressure is off as he approaches his final season on the track.
A film of maverick snooker star Ronnie O’Sullivan is in the works, with Hunger Games studio Lionsgate named as possible producers.
Sometimes sport is at its most tense when it is at its most still – in those micro‑lulls before world title fights as the protagonists coil in their corners, awaiting the bell, and adrenaline and testosterone races through the crowd like white water; between the purse of a referee’s lips and the first step in a shootout; before the starter’s pistol shatters the hush of an Olympic 100m final; and, yes, when the world chess champion is hunched over the board, brain scurrying back and forth through innumerable tunnels of calculation looking for a clear path to victory.
If this fight was about making a statement, David Haye took just two minutes to oblige. Only 125 seconds were required for him to fell the hapless and hopeless Mark de Mori with a blizzard of punches, winning his comeback fight with a first-round knockout.
A wild brawl forced an early end to a basketball game between Georgetown University and China's Bayi Rockets in Beijing.
All Blacks star Aaron Smith has been sent home from South Africa after “breaching team standards regarding behaviour” after he was seen walking into a disabled toilet cubicle with a “female friend” at Christchurch Airport.
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.
The biggest tournament in eSports is just a month away, and Valve have updated the Dota 2 blog to explain how everything is going to happen.
At Oxford Circus, on the corner of Argyll Street, there is a little bureau de change.
Rapper Machine Gun Kelly took a powerbomb off the stage from Kevin Owens on last night's Raw.
The staging of the pre-fight press conference in a cinema is probably as box office as this bout will get. Taking his first steps down an uncertain path he hopes will lead to him regaining the world heavyweight crown, David Haye looked in good shape but mildly embarrassed on Wednesday while sitting in front of Screen 5 of Cineworld as he talked up his comeback at the O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Kieren Fallon feels that his fellow jockeys are being bullied by racing's ruling body and should be prepared to push back.
Alistair Brownlee has admitted his surprise that Mo Farah yet again failed to make the top three of the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year on Sunday night and suggested it might be because “some people don’t see him as British”.
The players’ union has defended Alex McKinnon’s right to sue the NRL over the tackle that left him paralysed.
It wasn’t the homecoming Logan Stieber had in mind when he returned from Budapest on Monday after winning his first world championship.