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ECB chairman rallies support for T20 shift at Lord's meeting

Colin Graves is calling on English cricket to embrace a "ground-breaking opportunity" to ensure a new city-based Twenty20 tournament becomes reality.

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Andy Murray ruled out of Great Britain's Davis Cup quarter-final against France

Great Britain's hopes of reaching the Davis Cup semi-finals suffered a major blow after Andy Murray was ruled out of next month's last-eight clash with France through injury.

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UK Sport 'concerns' over Jess Varnish affair add to British Cycling's troubles

Elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling's board it has "serious concerns" about its handling of allegations against ex-technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case.

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Q&A on the ECB's proposed new Twenty20 tournament

English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament is set to move a giant stride closer with agreement at Lord's on Tuesday to dispatch a postal vote, for the necessary constitutional change, to the 41 representatives of first-class counties, MCC and recreational boards.

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Dustin Johnson skips Houston Open to focus on Masters

World number one Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open in order to rest ahead of the Masters.

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Senegal-Ivory Coast match abandoned after pitch invasion in Paris

A Paris friendly between Senegal and Ivory Coast had to be abandoned on Monday night after fans invaded the pitch at the Stade Charlety.

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We'll be fired up to win Merseyside derby for Coleman, says Everton's Jagielka

Everton captain Phil Jagielka believes the horrific injury sustained by Seamus Coleman provides additional motivation for his team-mates heading into this weekend's Merseyside derby.

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Coutinho ready for 'intense' Merseyside derby clash

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho is hoping to continue his unbeaten run in the Merseyside derby which he believes is as intense for players as it is for fans.

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Johanna Konta remaining grounded as she eyes up Miami Open semi-finals

Johanna Konta knows she has a tough task in front of her as she aims to make the Miami Open semi-finals.

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India retain ICC's Test mace after series win over Australia

India's thrilling series win over Australia has ensured Virat Kohli's team retain the International Cricket Council's Test mace.

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New city-based Twenty20 tournament takes giant stride closer

English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament is a giant stride closer after counties supplied the mandate necessary to "trigger" a postal vote for constitutional change.

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Joe Root wants new Twenty20 tournament to be shown on terrestrial television

England Test captain Joe Root believes the exposure of English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament on free-to-air television is vital for its success.

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Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas approved by NFL's owners

Las Vegas will be home to an NFL franchise after the league's 32 owners approved the relocation of the Oakland Raiders.

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Roger Federer's hot streak continues as he beats Juan Martin del Potro in Miami

Roger Federer's brilliant start to 2017 continued with an impressive win over Juan Martin del Potro in Miami.

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Wiggins calls Brailsford's marginal gains mantra 'a load of rubbish'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has dismissed the marginal gains process at the centre of British Cycling's success under Sir Dave Brailsford as "a load of rubbish".

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Jermain Defoe hoping vegan diet can keep him on course for World Cup

Evergreen England striker Jermain Defoe has turned to veganism in a bid to stay on top of his game at 34.

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City fined over penalty protests during Liverpool clash

Manchester City have been fined £35,000 for the misconduct of players during their recent Premier League clash against Liverpool, the Football Association has announced.

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Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman looking to future after breaking leg

Seamus Coleman is already looking to the future as he sets out on the long road to recovery from his horrific double leg fracture.

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Lewis Hamilton says his hunger to be world champion has doubled

A determined Lewis Hamilton has said he wants to win the world title more than ever before, and claimed his hunger has doubled this season as he prepares for a battle royale with Sebastian Vettel.

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Boro defender Gibson: It was a 'dream' to link up with England squad

Middlesbrough captain Ben Gibson has spoken of his pride after earning his first senior England call-up for Sunday's 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Lithuania.

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