This is the year my son fell in love with baseball and for reasons that are still unclear he declared the Miami Marlins his second-favorite team.
Tyson Fury is receiving professional help for issues that have arisen as a result of a “witch hunt” against the boxer, according to his uncle.
Sir Bradley Wiggins has broken his silence surrounding the use of powerful banned substances taken with permission for medical reasons before some of his biggest races, insisting that he never sought to gain an unfair advantage.
Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla failed to offer up a display to match his moniker as the Manchester fighter lost his WBA lightweight title to Jorge Linares, the 31-year-old Venezuelan, whose triumph gave him a fourth world crown across three different divisions, nine years after his first.
More plans for West Ham's London Stadium.
Northampton have responded bitterly to Chris Ashton’s 13-match ban for biting their prop Alex Waller, upset the Saracens wing was allowed to remain on the field throughout last Saturday’s match. Saints believe the incident should have been referred immediately to the television match official and say the failure to do so cost them a potential victory.
Mo Farah is the latest British athlete to face scrutiny over his use of so-called therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) after his confidential medical data was leaked online. Farah, the double gold medallist at the 2016 Olympics, is one of eight more British athletes who competed in Rio de Janeiro whose records were released on Monday by the Fancy Bears hacking group, believed to have links to Russia.
Canelo Álvarez has fractured his right thumb, scrapping plans for a big December fight in New York City.
The hype was justified.
Mark Cavendish has his sights on Eddy Merckx’s all-time record of 34 career stage wins in the Tour de France after landing his third stage win in six days here, lifting his victory tally to 29 stages, one clear of the five-times overall winner Bernard Hinault.
Not since Muhammad Ali entertained his battalion of media admirers with unprecedented wit and charm in the 60s and 70s has a world heavyweight champion seemed so disarmingly comfortable in his skin as Anthony Joshua on the eve of battle.
It wasn’t the homecoming Logan Stieber had in mind when he returned from Budapest on Monday after winning his first world championship.
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.
Magnus Carlsen’s bold decision to play in an open tournament, the first reigning world champion to do so since Boris Spassky in 1971, paid off handsomely this week at Qatar when the 25-year-old Norwegian won first prize unbeaten on 7/9 with one of his best performances. He tied with Yu Yangyi, then crushed his Chinese rival 2-0 in the speed tie-break.
Call of Duty publisher Activision Blizzard has acquired the veteran eSports organiser Major League Gaming (MLG) in a deal worth $46m.
The former Rabobank rider Michael Boogerd has been banned from cycling for two years for historical doping offences.
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.
Mark Cavendish is set for a momentous 2016 as he makes a three-pronged attack on the Tour de France, the Olympics and the Road World Championship title after being named in the British squad for Rio.
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.