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AB de Villiers backs South Africa to win Test series against England

AB de Villiers believes South Africa’s excellent Test record in England will work in their favour again.

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Jose Mourinho’s father Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix dies aged 79

Jose Mourinho’s father, former Portugal goalkeeper Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, has died at the age of 79.

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Lewis Hamilton wants to ‘win the right way’ after Vettel controversy

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year’s Formula One championship “the right way” after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Mike Tyson’s ear bites have left a deep impression on his boxing biography

The evening Mike Tyson bit both of Evander Holyfield’s ears remains the most memorable of a career that was as decorated as it was controversial.

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8 things you might not remember from Holyfield v Tyson II

June 28 represents the 20th anniversary of the evening Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ears during their world heavyweight title rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Ian Westwood retires from professional cricket

Warwickshire batsman Ian Westwood has retired from professional cricket.

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Hamilton brands Vettel a ‘disgrace’ during incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton has accused Sebastian Vettel of acting like a “disgrace” after he was deemed to have deliberately crashed into his title rival during a chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Steven Gerrard did nothing for England, says ex Liverpool team-mate Diouf

Former Liverpool striker El-Hadji Diouf has reopened his long-running feud with former captain Steven Gerrard after claiming the midfielder “did nothing for his country”.

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UCI boss Brian Cookson angered by draft report

Former British Cycling president Brian Cookson admits he was “angry” with the explosive draft report into claims of bullying and discrimination within the Great Britain team, which was leaked to the media in March.

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All Blacks boss Hansen hits the airwaves to slam ‘desperate’ Warren Gatland

Steve Hansen has reacted angrily to Warren Gatland’s demand that referees clamp down on New Zealand’s “dangerous” targeting of Conor Murray by phoning a radio station to call him “desperate”.

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Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah racing to be fit for England U21 semi

Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah will have late fitness tests as they battle to be ready for England Under-21s’ Euro 2017 semi-final with Germany.

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5 things we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The Formula One season came alive in Azerbaijan on Sunday following a frenetic race which saw four safety cars, one red flag, and an improbable winner.

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Mark Cavendish named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for Tour de France

Mark Cavendish’s attempts to become the most prolific stage-winner in Tour de France history will continue this July after he was named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for the race.

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Marcus Willis edges closer to Wimbledon return with Andrej Martin scalp

Britain’s Marcus Willis stayed on course for a return to Wimbledon after winning his first qualifier on Monday.

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Salford’s Niall Evalds signs new deal

Academy product Niall Evalds has become the latest player to commit his future to Salford.

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Agassi will not leave Wimbledon early, says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has confirmed Andre Agassi will be coaching him at Wimbledon for as long as he stays in the tournament.

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Hamilton should accept some blame for Baku bust-up with Vettel – Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart believes Lewis Hamilton must take some of the blame for an on-track bust-up with title rival Sebastian Vettel during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Andy Halliday among Rangers players left out of squad for Europa League opener

Pedro Caixinha has given his biggest hint yet that he sees no future for a clutch of his Rangers first-team stars after leaving them out of his squad for their opening Europa League qualifier.

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Sebastian Vettel’s Formula One flashpoints

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel is under pressure to issue an apology after he drove into Lewis Hamilton during Sunday’s chaotic Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Debutant Dawid Malan stars as England beat South Africa to win Twenty20 series

England claimed the NatWest International Twenty20 Series with a 19-run victory over South Africa in Cardiff.

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