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Butland set for further scan as his comeback is delayed

Stoke and England goalkeeper Jack Butland is to undergo an MRI scan on Saturday after pulling out of his expected comeback for the Potters' Under-23s on Friday night.

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Nico Rosberg jokes he could help Lewis Hamilton learn German now he has retired

Nico Rosberg joked he could help Lewis Hamilton learn to speak German now he has retired, while Hamilton said he hoped to remain a Formula One driver for the next decade as the duo addressed Mercedes fans at the constructor's end of season event in Stuttgart.

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Aguero sees red as Chelsea hit back to stun ill-disciplined City

Chelsea staged a second-half fightback to claim a stunning 3-1 win over title rivals Manchester City that ended with a bench-clearing melee and two red cards.

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Maro Itoje and Saracens suffer defeat at Bath

England lock Maro Itoje's return to action ended in defeat as champions Saracens suffered only a second loss of the league campaign.

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Wales flanker Dan Lydiate doubtful for Six Nations campaign

Wales flanker Dan Lydiate is a doubt for the 2017 RBS 6 Nations after suffering knee ligament damage.

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Jurgen Klopp hails impeccable timing of Divock Origi's Liverpool return

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed the impeccable timing of striker Divock Origi as his return to the side has provided a much-needed boost.

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We must build on cup success, says Martial

Anthony Martial believes Manchester United's morale-boosting midweek cup victory can kick-start a season that has been a personal and collective struggle.

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Man United boss Jose Mourinho claims FA treat him differently to other managers

Jose Mourinho claims football authorities treat him differently to other managers - and the Manchester United boss wants that to stop.

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James Horwill returns to captain Harlequins a fortnight after finger fracture

Australia lock James Horwill has proved his tenacity once again, missing just one match due to his gruesome compound finger fracture.

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Yaya Toure vows to put in hard work to stay in Manchester City picture

Yaya Toure has vowed to keep working hard following his Manchester City recall.

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Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Eddie Jones will send England out against Australia with orders to "break them mentally and physically" in Saturday's climax to the autumn at Twickenham.

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Trevor Bayliss calls for lighter touch from ICC over on-field confrontations

England coach Trevor Bayliss fears the International Cricket Council may end up constraining his sport's most charismatic stars by taking too firm a hand with "by-play" on the pitch.

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Olympic champion Laura Kenny preparing to relearn the omnium

Laura Kenny may have won the Olympic omnium title twice, but now she feels she will have to relearn the event.

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Tiger Woods impresses with brilliant 65 on day two at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods was in impressive form on the second day of his comeback as he posted a seven-under-par 65 at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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O'Sullivan moves up a gear to beat Williams and reach UK Championship semi-final

Ronnie O'Sullivan stayed on course for a record-equalling sixth Betway UK Championship title as Mark Williams became the latest victim of his relentless march in York.

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Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

South Africa's Brandon Stone is looking forward to doing battle with defending champion Charl Schwartzel this weekend after firing an eagle at the last to lead by a single shot at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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Snooker fans blast BBC as five-hour game taken off air seven minutes before end

Angry armchair snooker fans criticised BBC coverage of the sport after a five-hour match at the UK Championship was taken off air moments before the winning balls were potted.

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6 shock sports retirements

Nico Rosberg has stunned the Formula One world by announcing his shock retirement - aged 31 and just days after sealing his maiden world championship title.

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Usain Bolt: Sebastian Coe's IAAF reform package is bold move

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has called IAAF president Sebastian Coe's reform package "bold".

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Final stage of Tour de Yorkshire is as tough as we can make it - Sir Gary Verity

Sir Gary Verity admitted organisers have made the final stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire as brutal as they dare after unveiling a challenging route on Friday.

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