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IPTL's money worries delay Federer comeback

Roger Federer's comeback has been delayed after it was announced he will no longer be playing in the International Premier Tennis League.

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Thomas Bjorn to captain Europe at 2018 Ryder Cup in France

Thomas Bjorn has been confirmed as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for the 2018 match in France.

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Clive Sheldon QC to lead Football Association review into child sexual abuse

The Football Association has announced that its review into child sexual abuse in football will be led by Clive Sheldon QC instead of Kate Gallafent QC "in the light of the increased scope of the review".

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Period of mourning could put venue of fifth Test in doubt

The schedule for next week's fifth and final Test of England's tour of India appears to be in doubt following the death of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaraman in Chennai.

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QPR taking 'very seriously' allegations of sexual abuse against former employee

QPR have said they take "very seriously" allegations of historical sexual abuse made against former employee Chris Gieler and will cooperate in any investigation.

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Sepp Blatter accepts Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling over football ban

Sepp Blatter accepts that his footballing life is over after failing to overturn his six-year ban.

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I've still got so much more to achieve, says Paralympic hero Cox

The terms inspirational and role model are bandied about all too easily in sport, but Kadeena Cox is worthy of and lives up to the descriptions.

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has ICC ball-tampering hearing date set

Faf du Plessis will have an appeal against his ball-tampering sanction heard on December 19 in Dubai, the International Cricket Council has announced.

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Mercedes consider McLaren driver Fernando Alonso as Nico Rosberg replacement

Mercedes are considering Fernando Alonso as a replacement for retiring world champion Nico Rosberg.

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South Africa-born Keaton Jennings feels 'very English' as Test debut beckons

Keaton Jennings is thankful he got one of the hardest decisions of his life right - when he committed his cricket future to England.

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Klay Thompson helps himself to career-best 60 points as Warriors run riot

Klay Thompson rewrote the record books with a stunning performance in the Golden State Warriors' 142-106 hammering of the Indiana Pacers.

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Pat Lam committed to Bristol even if they go down

Pat Lam will not even join Bristol as head coach until June, but has already committed his future to the Aviva Premiership relegation favourites.

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French Grand Prix returning to F1 calendar in 2018 after 10-year absence

The French Grand Prix will return to Formula One after a 10-year absence in 2018, organisers have announced.

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Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in bid to return to football

Sepp Blatter appears to have conceded defeat in his bid to return to football after failing in a challenge over his six-year ban.

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Mark Selby sets a standard Ronnie O'Sullivan can't match to win UK Championship

Ronnie O'Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to his Crucible crown.

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Leeds considering legal action against wantaway hooker James Segeyaro

Leeds have put a £250,000 valuation on James Segeyaro and are considering legal action over his decision to renege on his contract with the club to remain in Australia.

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It's great to be back, says Woods despite low-key finish on injury return

Tiger Woods admitted there had been "some pretty dire times" during his 15-month injury absence after a closing 76 saw him finish 15th at the Hero World Challenge, 14 shots behind winner Hideki Matsuyama.

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Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan to cement his status as world number one

Mark Selby fended off a charge from Ronnie O'Sullivan to land his second Betway UK Championship title and shred any remaining doubts about his credibility as snooker's world number one.

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Non-league Barrow stun Bristol Rovers in FA Cup second round

National League side Barrow pulled off a major FA Cup second-round upset as they came from behind to win 2-1 at League One Bristol Rovers.

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Tiger Woods shows flashes of brilliance in Bahamas but remains out of contention

Tiger Woods failed to turn a brilliant start into a round which would have put him in contention at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, but there were more positives signs as he continued his competitive comeback.

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