British interest in Eastbourne week ended on a day when the home players were dealt a harsh lesson in the realities of tennis at the elite level.
England’s hip-hop prop Alex Corbisiero is the surprise inclusion in Warren Gatland’s Lions team to face Australia in the first Test in Brisbane.
Joe Kinnear has promised Newcastle manager Alan Pardew he will not interfere with the day-to-day running of team affairs at St James’ Park, but scout Graham Carr could be next out the door at St James' Park.
Alan Shearer believes the appointment of Joe Kinnear as Newcastle's director of football has turned the club into a laughing stock.
Anglo-Welsh relations will be severely tested on Saturday. Only a few hours after the Six Nations rivals join forces to take on the Wallabies, England’s Under 20s play Wales in the Junior World Cup final in France.
Neymar all but fired Brazil to the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup as they saw off the challenge of Mexico in the Group A clash at Estadio Castelao.
Italy booked their semi-final place as they snatched a barely-deserved victory from a pulsating game in Recife to dump Japan out of the Confederations Cup.
Alastair Cook backed his England side to end their 38-year wait for a one-day international global trophy after they brushed aside South Africa in the semi-final of the Champions Trophy.
Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake will not compete in the 200metres at this summer's World Championships in Moscow after an injury forced him to pull out of national trials.
Serena Williams is lying on a massage table in a rented house in Wimbledon looking grumpy while, standing next to her, sister Venus is trying her best to make her smile.
Mario Balotelli kept up his fine form in the Confederations Cup in Brazil, and it seemed he was seeking to impress yet again with girlfriend Fanny Neguesha in the crowd cheering him on.
Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk is poised to become Celtic's second major signing of the close season. The 21-year-old FC Groningen central defender is expected in Glasgow this morning to undergo a medical after the Parkhead side agreed a 2.3million fee.
Jamie Carragher insists Liverpool will not be left the same problems they faced with Fernando Torres should Luis Suarez fail to leave Anfield this summer.
Tiger Woods will not defend his AT&T National title at Congressional due to an elbow strain and is not expected to play again before The Open next month.
Roy Hodgson fears England’s World Cup hopes have been seriously undermined after the Premier League ignored his personal plea and scheduled two of the country’s biggest fixtures before September’s crucial World Cup qualifiers.
Liverpool are to sign 14-year-old Herbie Kane from Bristol City, as the club continue their policy of focusing on younger talents.
British teenager Kyle Edmund exited the AEGON International today after a plucky defeat to second seed Gilles Simon in Eastbourne.
Norwich City are offering James Vaughan and cash for Blackburn left-back Martin Olsson. The Swedish international wants to return to the Premier League.
West Brom have made a late effort to sign defender Danny Simpson ahead of his proposed move to QPR on a free transfer.
David Luiz will be glad he was playing in Brazil rather than a wintry England as he was forced into some emergency kit change during their Confederations Cup win over Mexico.
People are talking about this being the last Champions Trophy. But watch this space. Because if the World Test Championship doesn’t get off the ground — which may well happen if the broadcasters aren’t impressed by the concept — then this could be here to stay.
NASSER HUSSAIN: That was a very professional performance by England. I know this wasn’t the strongest South Africa side you’ll ever see, but England disposed of them with ease.
Juventus have revived interest in Aleksandar Kolarov at Manchester City. The Italians have already discussed a 9million move for his City teammate Carlos Tevez.
Manchester United are leading the race to sign Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara, should they fail to convince Cesc Fabreags to return to the Premier League.
A goalkeeper in Bosnia played a 90-minute football game after being shot in the head by a stray bullet, and went on to only concede a single goal for his team.
What is there left to do when you have an apartment in Monaco, ravishing good looks, a global superstar for a boyfriend, approximately 8million in the bank and have spent 67 weeks ranked as the No 1 player in women’s tennis?
Cardiff have agreed to meet Blackpool’s 8million asking price for winger Tom Ince but face competition from rivals Swansea for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis.
The cull of Sunderland's backroom staff shows no sign of slowing down with Steve Staunton the latest to leave the Stadium of Light.
News that the bidding has opened for Nathan Redmond's services has seen three other clubs register an interest in the England Under-21 international.
Barry Bannan's future is in doubt as manager Paul Lambert turns his attention to trimming Aston Villa's first-team squad.