Former England and Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes is fined £8,000 after admitting breaking Football Association betting rules.
Britain's Heather Watson and Paul Jubb are among the first raft of players given Wimbledon singles wildcards.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte will attend an International Olympic Committee vote on Monday to support Milan and Cortina D'Ampezzo's bid to land the 2026 winter Games, a source within the Italian Olympic Committee said on Wednesday.
Former Uefa president Michel Platini is released by French anti-corruption investigators after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
Formula One champions Mercedes can stretch their unbeaten run into double figures in France on Sunday while rivals Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel still chafe at being denied victory in Canada two weeks ago.
World number three Karolina Pliskova says she will have to battle nerves and strange emotions when she faces her twin sister Kristyna in the main draw of a WTA event for the first time at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Wednesday.
Former UEFA President Michel Platini says he has been left feeling 'hurt' after being detained as part of a corruption investigation over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night.
Billed in advance as the biggest and best tournament yet, this year's Women's World Cup hasn't disappointed.
Michel Platini, the former head of European soccer association UEFA, was released in the early hours of Wednesday after having been questioned over the awarding of the 2022 World Cup soccer tournament to Qatar.
Tributes rained down on Sam Kerr in Australia on Wednesday after the striker-captain became the nation's first player - male or female - to score a World Cup hat-trick in a four-goal blitz of Jamaica.
Hosts Brazil have three goals ruled out as they are held to a 0-0 draw against Venezuela in the Copa America.
New Zealand's slim hopes of making it to the knockout rounds of the women's World Cup for the first time will depend on denying Cameroon possession in their last Group E game in Montpellier on Thursday, midfielder Annalie Longo has said.
Defending champion Geraint Thomas says he will be fit to take part in the Tour de France despite crashing and being taken to hospital on Tuesday.
The United States got their Gold Cup title defense off to a flying start with a 4-0 win over Guyana in Saint Paul, Minnesota on Tuesday.
Watch all the best bits from day 12 of the Women's World Cup featuring Marta's history-making goal and incredible scenes after Jamaica score their first ever World Cup goal.
Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka scores an own goal deep into injury time to hand France a 2-1 victory over England in the opening game of their European Under-21 Championship campaign.
David Ortiz's condition has been upgraded to "good" by doctors more than a week after the former Boston Red Sox star was shot in the Dominican Republic, his wife said Tuesday.
Marta becomes the record goalscorer at World Cup finals as her 17th goal gives Brazil victory over Italy in Group C and a place in the last 16 in France.
Cricket legend Viv Richards says England has given Jofra Archer "all the respect" he deserves after the bowler turned his back on the West Indies.
Vivianne Miedema became the all-time top scorer for the Netherlands women's team as the reigning European champion progressed to the last 16 of the Women's World Cup.
Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play.
Darren Till could become the second British UFC champion tonight if he dethrones Tyron Woodley. The Liverpudlian has never tasted defeatbut faces a massive test against the American.
PETER CROUCH: I’ve seen football change over the past 20 years. I’ve been promoted, relegated, won trophies, gone without scoring, played for my country, been bought, sold, loaned and called ‘a freak’.
STUART BROAD: Whenever Alastair Cook walked out to bat he made me feel at ease — and I can’t think of a bigger compliment to an opening batsman than that.
MIKE DICKSON AT FLUSHING MEADOWS: Osaka stormed to a sensational US Open final win last night when she beat Serena Williams, who totally lost her head in a dramatic match.
Former England defender Sol Campbell has dismissed talk of a revival under Gareth Southgate, saying the country simply got lucky at the World Cup and are still well behind Europe’s elite.
JEFF POWELL AT ARENA BIRMINGHAM: Khan won the second fight of his comeback by a mile, as he should, but this was not the easy walk in the park he had predicted.
The Liverpool star scored twice, created two assists and missed two penalties as Egypt thrashed Niger 6-0 at home in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
For a man that battled the scales which forced his premature retirement from the riding ranks, Joseph O'Brien still looks lean enough to partner horse Latrobe next Saturday.