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GB hockey star says wealth gap between men's and women's sport is growing

Gender equality in sport is getting worse, not better, according to one member of Great Britain's gold medal-winning women's hockey team at the Rio Olympics.

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Day withdraws following mother's cancer surgery

Jason Day's mother has successfully undergone surgery in her battle against lung cancer, the world number three said on Friday.

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Lewis Hamilton dominates practice for season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton hailed the perfect start to his new Formula One season after he completed a dominant practice double and laid down an ominous marker to his rivals ahead of the Australian Grand Prix.

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England rugby coach Eddie Jones runs his eyes over Gareth Southgate's squad

England rugby coach Eddie Jones ran his eyes over Gareth Southgate's football squad on Friday.

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Lionhearts boxer Frazer Clarke fought on after witnessing Westminster attack

A British boxer who witnessed the stabbing of PC Keith Palmer has told how he wanted to continue with a planned fight to show that everyone should "get on with their lives" in the wake of the terror attack.

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Franz Beckenbauer questioned by prosecutors over World Cup corruption claims

Franz Beckenbauer was questioned by Swiss prosecutors on Thursday concerning allegations of corruption surrounding the 2006 World Cup.

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Alastair Cook set to take on England team-mate James Anderson in Essex opener

Alastair Cook will face a familiar figure in James Anderson when he takes guard again in first-class cricket for the first time since the end of his tenure as England Test captain.

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England's attempt to play New Zealand this year motivated by Eddie Jones request

England's attempt to arrange a fixture against New Zealand this autumn was motivated by a request from Eddie Jones and not commercial opportunism, according to the Rugby Football Union.

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Tearful Jason Day withdraws in Austin to be with seriously ill mother

Defending champion Jason Day broke down in tears after withdrawing from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play to spend time with his mother as she undergoes treatment for lung cancer.

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Frazer Clarke determined to fight after witnessing London terrorist attack

Boxer Frazer Clarke has conveyed his determination to fight on Thursday despite witnessing part of Wednesday's terror attack in London.

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell denies 20 child sex offences

Former football coach Barry Bennell has denied 20 child sex offences.

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Lukas Podolski finishes with a flourish as Germany defeat battling England

England promised much but Gareth Southgate's first match as permanent manager ended in defeat as Lukas Podolski marked his final Germany appearance with a stunning winner.

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Tempers flare as Kell Brook squares up to next opponent at Bramall Lane

Tempers flared between Kell Brook and Errol Spence Jr at Bramall Lane on Wednesday ahead of their May 27 IBF world welterweight title fight at the stadium.

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England denied match against New Zealand as All Blacks choose to play Barbarians

New Zealand will play the Barbarians at Twickenham on November 4 after the world champions opted not to face England instead.

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Burnley centre-half Michael Keane given England debut against Germany

Michael Keane was handed his England debut against Germany as manager Gareth Southgate switched to a three-man defence in Dortmund.

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Gareth Southgate: England need to take leaf out of Germany's book

Gareth Southgate has urged England to look to Germany for inspiration as they seek to rebuild their international identity.

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Rival bids Paris and Los Angeles both fixed on hosting 2024 Olympics, not 2028

Paris says "it's now or never" as it bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games - and rival Los Angeles has told the International Olympic Committee it is not prepared to wait four more years either.

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Andrew Strauss hopeful English game will soon agree on T20 franchise tournament

Andrew Strauss has high hopes that English cricket will soon agree that a Twenty20 franchise tournament can be a crucial part of his sport's future in this country.

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British Commonwealth wrestling medallist Sandhu hit with four-year doping ban

Eight-time British wrestling champion Chinu Sandhu has been given a four-year ban by UK Anti-Doping after testing positive for a steroid.

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Emotional return to Dublin for Wales manager Chris Coleman

Wales manager Chris Coleman's World Cup visit to Dublin will be full of emotion as he returns to the home city of his late father Paddy.

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