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Andy Murray absence can't stop Great Britain as Jamie secures Davis Cup quarter-final

Thursday  19:55,   21 november 2019

The former world number 1 was rested against Kazakhstan but his brother set up a tie with Germany.It was a make-or-break tie in the revamped competition, with GB knowing that only a win would keep them in the... >>>

Serbia into last eight at Davis Cup

Thursday  17:50,   21 november 2019

Serbia into last eight at Davis CupFilip Krajinovic's opening 7-5 7-6 victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga effectively guaranteed Serbia their last-eight spot before Novak Djokovic beat Benoit Paire 6-3 6-3 to put them 2-0 ahead in the Group A clash at... >>>

Arsenal without Ceballos until mid-December

Thursday  16:50,   21 november 2019

Unai Emery has suffered a blow to his hopes of turning Arsenal's form around, learning he will be without Dani Ceballos for the next month.The Spain playmaker sustained the problem during the 1-1 Europa League draw at Vitoria SC at the start of... >>>

McIlroy looms large as Lorenzo-Vera leads in Dubai

Thursday  16:45,   21 november 2019

Jumeirah Golf Estates is a happy hunting ground for Rory McIlroy, who is in the mix again in Dubai.World number two McIlroy, a two-time champion at Jumeirah Golf Estates, closed Thursday's play one stroke behind... >>>

Injured Koepka out of Presidents Cup, Fowler drafted in

Thursday  15:20,   21 november 2019

Rickie Fowler was a headline omission from Tiger Woods' Presidents Cup line-up but he has now been drafted in to replace Brooks Koepka.World number one Koepka had been a doubt since dropping out of last month's CJ Cup at Nine Bridges but was... >>>

Edmund convincing for Great Britain

Thursday  15:10,   21 november 2019

Kyle Edmund commenced Great Britain's crunch Davis Cup clash with Kazakhstan on a winning-note with a 6-3 6-3 victory in the opening rubber.Edmund wasn't part of the team's opening round against the Netherlands and came into the team as the No 2 >>>

Kohli unconvinced by pink-ball Tests

Thursday  14:20,   21 november 2019

India captain Virat Kohli believes day-night Test cricket should remain the exception, rather than the rule.Kohli's men take on Bangladesh at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Friday in the second of their two-match series, with both teams sampling... >>>

Football hate crime up 47 per cent

Thursday  14:20,   21 november 2019

The number of football matches where hate crime was reported increased by 47 per cent in the 2018-19 season, according to Home Office data.Hate crime was reported at 193 matches in 2018-19, up from 131 matches in 2017-18, data published in September >>>

Bayern considering Pochettino

Thursday  14:05,   21 november 2019

Mauricio Pochettino is being considered by Bayern Munich to take over as permanent manager at the Allianz Arena, according to Sky in Germany. No contact has been made with the Argentine following his sacking from Tottenham, but he is understood to... >>>

Belgium charged for Boyata-Batshuayi shirt mix-up

Thursday  13:25,   21 november 2019

Belgium have been charged by UEFA after Dedryck Boyata wore Michy Batshuayi's shirt for part of their clash with Russia on Saturday.Boyata, who was officially named on the team sheet as No 4, appeared for the second half with the correctly... >>>

Hussain: Root needs to enjoy batting again

Thursday  13:15,   21 november 2019

Joe Root's loss of form can be arrested by being "bubbly" again rather than through big technical changes, says Nasser Hussain.The England captain took 21 deliveries to get off the mark on day one of the first Test in New Zealand and was then... >>>

Keown urges Arsenal to consider Pochettino swoop

Thursday  12:56,   21 november 2019

Mauricio Pochettino would help Arsenal "take a step forward", says Martin Keown, who wants his former club to consider the ex-Spurs boss.Arsenal should weigh up an audacious move for former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino, according to ex-Gunners >>>

Andy Murray left out of Great Britain team for Davis Cup clash with Kazakhstan

Thursday  12:40,   21 november 2019

Exhausted Murray won't face Kazakhstan after lengthy battle with Griekspoor as Kyle Edmund replaces 31-year-old Andy Murray has been left out of the team for Great Britain's crunch Davis Cup clash with Kazakhstan in Madrid.The former world... >>>

'It's easy': How Premiership rugby clubs get around salary cap regulations, from the Sale Sharks owner

Thursday  11:35,   21 november 2019

'I have got 34 players and I’m struggling and others have 48 quality players and aren’t.'Premiership champions Saracens were this month docked 35 points and fined £5.36million for breaches of the cap which exists – among other reasons - to... >>>

Rio boxing officials barred from Tokyo

Thursday  10:50,   21 november 2019

None of the boxing referees and judges involved in the Rio Olympics will be allowed to officiate at Tokyo 2020, an IOC task force has decided.All 36 referees and judges from 2016 were suspended in the wake of the Games as the International Boxing... >>>