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Sir Andy Murray pleased to get through tough Australian Open first-round match

Sir Andy Murray admits he had to dig deep as the below-par Briton beat Illya Marchenko to reach the Australian Open second round.

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Dan Evans seals impressive straight-sets victory to progress at Australian Open

Britain's Dan Evans booked an Australian Open showdown with Marin Cilic after he beat Argentina's Facundo Bagnis to reach the second round.

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Former Crewe coach Barry Bennell denies child abuse charges

Former coach Barry Bennell has denied eight child abuse offences.

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Premier League clubs criticised in report into disabled access

Premier League clubs could face heavy fines and even points deductions if they fail to meet an August deadline to become compliant with disability access requirements, according to a report by the Culture, Media and Sport select committee.

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Laura Kenny's Track World Championships participation in doubt due to injury

Four-time Olympic champion Laura Kenny has sustained a hamstring injury which casts doubt over whether she will compete in April's Track Cycling World Championships in Hong Kong.

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Pep Guardiola admits title race could be over for Manchester City

Pep Guardiola accepts the title could be out of reach after his Manchester City side crashed to a 4-0 defeat at Everton.

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Long ball football got United back into match, claims Reds boss Klopp

Jurgen Klopp cut a frustrated figure after claiming Manchester United's long-ball tactics cost Liverpool three points in a "wild" derby.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan given scare by Liang Wenbo before advancing in Dafabet Masters

Ronnie O'Sullivan narrowly avoided a shock first-round loss at the Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace before beating China's Liang Wenbo 6-5.

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Thomas sets new 72-hole scoring record to cruise to victory in Sony Open

Justin Thomas ended his record-breaking week in style as he bettered the previous best 72-hole score on the PGA Tour to claim a seven-shot victory in the Sony Open in Hawaii.

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England captain Eoin Morgan rues letting India off hook in first ODI

Eoin Morgan rated England "odds on" favourites after taking four early wickets in the first one-day international against India but had not reckoned on twin hundreds from the peerless Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav.

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Graeme Storm sees off Rory McIlroy in dramatic South African Open play-off

Eighty-three days after losing his European Tour card by 100 euros, Graeme Storm pipped Rory McIlroy in a play-off to win the South African Open.

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Glen Durrant wins maiden BDO World Championship title

Glen Durrant secured his first BDO World Championship title with a 7-3 victory over Danny Noppert at Lakeside.

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Johanna Konta deserves more recognition - Naomi Broady

Johanna Konta is overlooked in England and should be considered one of the favourites to win the Australian Open, according to British number three Naomi Broady.

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Rory McIlroy to have scan on his back

Rory McIlroy could miss next week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship due to a back injury.

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Newcastle Eagles win BBL Cup for third year in a row

Newcastle Eagles became the first side to win the BBL Cup for three years in a row as they held off the Glasgow Rocks on Sunday.

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Everton stun Manchester City to hand Pep Guardiola his heaviest league defeat

Pep Guardiola suffered his heaviest league defeat as a manager as Everton dealt Manchester City a serious title blow with a 4-0 win at Goodison Park.

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Ibrahimovic heads late leveller to spare Pogba's blushes

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late header saw a thrilling clash between bitter rivals Manchester United and Liverpool end in a pulsating 1-1 draw.

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Valtteri Bottas' future set to be clarified in coming week

Valtteri Bottas' much-touted switch from Williams to join Lewis Hamilton at Mercedes appears set to be clarified over the next week.

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James DeGale draw puts plans for Anfield bout on hold

James DeGale has blown his chance of a stadium-filling showdown with domestic rival Callum Smith after scraping a majority draw against Badou Jack at the Barclays Center in New York on Saturday night.

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Thomas ties 54-hole record on PGA Tour to take seven shot lead in Hawaii

Justin Thomas tied the 54-hole record on the PGA Tour as he stretched his lead in the Sony Open in Hawaii to seven shots with a blemish-free five under par 65 on Saturday.

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