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...

Remembering John Surtees

It seemed Surtees was always destined for a life around motorcycles, being born the son of a motorcycle dealer. He quickly followed in these...

Notts Ladies fold on eve of season

Notts County, one of English women's football's top teams, has folded only two days before they were due to begin their Women's Super League...

Football: Podolski bows out in style

Lukas Podolski brought the curtain down on his international career with a stunning winning goal to hand Germany a 1–0 friendly victory against England in...

O’Sullivan accuses World Snooker of bullying

The tension between Ronnie O'Sullivan and snooker's governing bodies shows no signs of relenting, with 'The Rocket' accusing the two organisations of trying to...

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...

Cleveland Cavaliers win NBA crown

Cleveland finally has a title to celebrate. A city that loves its sports teams but has been made to wait and suffer since 1964...

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...

F1: Honda’s Gilles Simon leaves the team

Having used five engines in the first four days of testing at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, Honda’s third year back in Formula One is...

Champions Leicester sack Ranieri

The Italian leaves the Foxes just nine months after he led them to a shock title victory English Premier League champions Leicester City have parted...