Cricket: Captain Cook replaced by Root

England's longest serving Test cricket captain Alastair Cook has announced he will step down from the role with immediate effect to be replaced by...

F1 Testing Session – round-up

Mercedes are likely feeling incredibly satisfied at the end of the first pre-season test, after completing more laps than any other team with a...

Boxing: Joshua defends IBF title to set up Klitschko showdown

IBF World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua produced another dominant display to stop challenger Eric Molina inside three rounds at the Manchester Arena, before it...

Olympics: Budapest out of 2024 race

LA and Paris will battle it out to host the summer sporting extravaganza after internal political pressure sees the Hungarian bid collapse The Hungarian Government...

Boxing: WBA sanction ‘Super’ fight between Joshua and Klitschko

The World Boxing Association has finally sanctioned a heavyweight title bout between former champion Wladimir Klitschko and reigning IBF title-holder Anthony Joshua, but the...

Football: Real Madrid transfer ban cut in half

Real Madrid have confirmed that a transfer ban imposed on the club by football governing body FIFA has been cut in half as the...

Tennis: Federer beats Nadal to win Australian Open

Roger Federer produced a vintage performance to overcome long-term rival Rafael Nadal in five sets to win the 2017 Australian Open and secure the 18th...

Football mourns air crash victims

The world of football united in mourning after a plane carrying the Brazilian Serie A side Chapecoense crashed, resulting in the deaths of 71...

F1: World champion Rosberg announces shock retirement

Nico Rosberg announced a shock immediate retirement from Formula One, just days after a second place finish in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix had...

Champions League last 16 round-up

UEFA’s premier club competition resumed with four ties in the first knockout round which saw wins for Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and...