Kyle Edmund withstood the Melbourne heatwave to battle into the fourth round of the Australian Open with a terrific five-set win over Nikoloz Basilashvili.
England have named eight uncapped players in a 35-man squad selected to prepare for the NatWest 6 Nations opener against Italy on February 4.
Liverpool footballer Jon Flanagan has been sentenced to 40 hours of unpaid work and a 12-month community order for assaulting his girlfriend.
Kyle Edmund backed up his big upset of Kevin Anderson by routing Denis Istomin to reach the third round of the Australian Open for the first time.
Referee Tony Chapron has apologised for kicking out at Nantes defender Diego Carlos and has advised that the player's sending-off should be overturned.
The 38-year-old left the Lions in 2004 after the FA Cup Final and is targeting a fourth World Cup finals
He's had his fair share of problems down the years and then some, but there's no doubting that Paul Gascoigne is a humble, kind-hearted person.
England midfielder Jake Livermore will not face any Football Association action over his confrontation with a fan during West Brom's defeat against West Ham.
Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City look to have clinched the signing of Arsenal's contract rebel Alexis Sanchez.
Liverpool have agreed a €160 million (£142m) deal to sell Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona on Saturday according to the Daily Telegraph.
Raz De Maree, runner up in 2016, went one place better under teenage jockey James Bowen as he claimed the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow.
Scottish Championship side Falkirk have been forced to issue an apology after a supporter threw fake eyeballs at a one-eyed Dunfermline player on Tuesday night.
West Ham have launched an investigation after West Brom midfielder Jake Livermore clashed with a home fan following the Hammers' 2-1 win at the London Stadium on Tuesday.
Former England football star Trevor Sinclair, 44, pleaded guilty to drink-driving and a racially aggravated public order offence against a police officer in Blackpool but has avoided prison.
Andy Murray will make a decision on his Australian Open prospects at the weekend as he tries to avoid surgery to treat his long-term hip problem.
Harry Kane netted his 37th Premier League goal of 2017 on Saturday, breaking the record of ex-England and Newcastle legend Alan Shearer for goals in a calendar year.
Everton hung on to deny Chelsea victory at Goodison Park and drive the final nail into the champions' Premier League failing title defence.