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Jos Buttler makes his recall count as England graft for reward against India

Jos Buttler was glad he made the most of a chance he feared would be denied him on England's Test tour of India.

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Second McLaren report is welcomed by UKAD which calls for greater funding

The second report by Richard McLaren into state-sponsored doping in Russia is "hugely significant" and more money should be made available to fund further investigations, according to UK Anti-Doping (UKAD).

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London 2012 corrupted "on an unprecedented scale" by Russia says report author

Russian athletes corrupted the London 2012 Olympic Games "on an unprecedented scale", a s even-month investigation into the country's state-run doping programme has revealed.

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Badminton loses out as UK Sport announces Tokyo funding

Badminton was the big loser after UK Sport announced its investment in Olympic and Paralympic sports for Tokyo 2020.

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Badminton England chief Adrian Christy 'staggered' after UK Sport strip funding

Badminton England chief executive Adrian Christy says he is "staggered" by UK Sport's "incomprehensible" decision to strip the sport of funding for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic cycle.

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Anthony Joshua: Chisora v Whyte is right to go ahead

Anthony Joshua has backed the British Boxing Board of Control's decision to allow Dereck Chisora's heavyweight bout against Dillian Whyte to go ahead in Manchester on Saturday night.

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London to host four NFL games in 2017

The NFL has announced that there will be four regular-season games hosted in London next year for the first time.

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Dereck Chisora and Dillian Whyte bout to go ahead despite fracas

Dereck Chisora has been fined £25,000 and given a suspended two-year ban following his part in a press conference brawl with Dillian Whyte Manchester on Wednesday.

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IOC president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian dopers

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach wants lifetime bans for any Russian athlete or official proven to be part of a state-sponsored doping system.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan praised by Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho heaped praise on the ever-improving Henrikh Mkhitaryan after Manchester United's summer signing opened his account with a fine goal that helped secure progress to the Europa League knockout stages.

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Southampton crash out of Europe after sluggish home display

Toothless Southampton bungled the chance for their best continental run since 1977 after Israeli minnows Hapoel Be'er Sheva forced a 1-1 Europa League draw at St Mary's.

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan opens his account in style as Manchester United progress

Henrikh Mkhitaryan's fine solo goal helped Manchester United through to the Europa League knock-out stages, opening his account in style as Zorya Luhansk were overcome on a testing night in Ukraine.

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Tracey Crouch says public money will fill any holes ahead of Tokyo 2020

Sports minister Tracey Crouch has written to Parliament to confirm that public money will fill any holes in the funding for Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic teams as they prepare for Tokyo 2020.

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Manchester United game in Ukraine set to go ahead despite pitch concerns

Manchester United's Europa League clash against Zorya Luhansk is expected to go ahead despite concerns over the icy pitch.

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Women's sports participation at all-time high but poorer families lag behind

More women are playing sport in England than ever before as the keep-fit boom combines with a Rio 2016 effect to close the gender participation gap, according to the latest figures from Sport England.

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Met Police launches investigation into sex abuse claims involving London clubs

Britain's largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving clubs in London.

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Rafa Cabrera Bello continues fine 2016 by taking one-shot lead in Hong Kong Open

Rafa Cabrera Bello continued his impressive 2016 form as he opened up a one-shot lead after the first round of the UBS Hong Kong Open.

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Tributes flood in for caddie Max Zechmann

Tributes have flooded in for caddie Max Zechmann after he collapsed and died at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters.

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Former track cyclist Jess Varnish 'shocked and upset' after Shane Sutton ruling

Jess Varnish has said she is "shocked and upset" after learning only one of her nine complaints against former British Cycling technical director Shane Sutton was upheld by the national governing body.

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Alastair Cook on the same page as Trevor Bayliss as England try to save series

England captain Alastair Cook is determined to present a united front with coach Trevor Bayliss as they try to battle back from 2-0 down against India.

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