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Eddie Jones: England "ready to go" against Australia

Eddie Jones will send England out against Australia with orders to "break them mentally and physically" in Saturday's climax to the autumn at Twickenham.

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Griezmann, Ronaldo and Messi on three-man shortlist for Best FIFA Player Award

Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann has joined Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on a three-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men's Player Award 2016, with Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri nominated in the coaches' category.

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Ex-Chelsea player says club paid him £50,000 to sign abuse claim 'gagging order'

A former Chelsea player has said he was paid £50,000 by the club not to go public with allegations that he was sexually abused by its former chief scout.

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Newly-crowned F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces shock decision to retire

Nico Rosberg, Formula One's newly-crowned world champion, stunned the sporting world on Friday after he announced he was retiring from grand prix racing with immediate effect.

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Southampton contact police over historical child abuse probe

Southampton Football Club has contacted police after receiving information in relation to historical child abuse.

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O'Sullivan moves up a gear to beat Williams and reach UK Championship semi-final

Ronnie O'Sullivan stayed on course for a record-equalling sixth Betway UK Championship title as Mark Williams became the latest victim of his relentless march in York.

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6 shock sports retirements

Nico Rosberg has stunned the Formula One world by announcing his shock retirement - aged 31 and just days after sealing his maiden world championship title.

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Brandon Stone holds one-shot lead at Alfred Dunhill Championship

South Africa's Brandon Stone is looking forward to doing battle with defending champion Charl Schwartzel this weekend after firing an eagle at the last to lead by a single shot at the halfway stage of the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

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Tiger Woods bounces back in second round at Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods delivered a hugely encouraging second-round performance at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas as his comeback continued on Friday.

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Trevor Bayliss calls for lighter touch from ICC over on-field confrontations

England coach Trevor Bayliss fears the International Cricket Council may end up constraining his sport's most charismatic stars by taking too firm a hand with "by-play" on the pitch.

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Antonio Conte is one of the best - Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has billed Antonio Conte as one of the best coaches in the world as the pair clash for the first time this weekend.

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte rues that Kevin de Bruyne is no longer at the club

Antonio Conte expressed regret that Kevin de Bruyne will be turning out in the light blue of Manchester City rather than the royal blue of Chelsea on Saturday.

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7 key races in Nico Rosberg's Formula One title triumph

Nico Rosberg has retired from Formula One racing just days after winning his first drivers' championship.

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Usain Bolt: Sebastian Coe's IAAF reform package is bold move

Nine-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt has called IAAF president Sebastian Coe's reform package "bold".

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Final stage of Tour de Yorkshire is as tough as we can make it - Sir Gary Verity

Sir Gary Verity admitted organisers have made the final stage of the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire as brutal as they dare after unveiling a challenging route on Friday.

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British Boxing Board of Control hopes Nick Blackwell will contribute to hearing

The British Boxing Board of Control hopes Nick Blackwell will contribute towards the January hearing surrounding the sparring session that risked his life.

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Tour de Yorkshire organisers unveil 'challenging' 2017 route

The 2017 Tour de Yorkshire will finish with the toughest stage in the race's brief history, with organisers unveiling a challenging route on Friday.

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Woods takes positives from return after fading following flying start

Tiger Woods had mixed fortunes as he began his long-awaited comeback at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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Russia making progress but IAAF ban stays in place

Russia's ban from global athletics will continue until at least February.

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Six tennis players amongst those arrested on suspicion of match-fixing

Thirty-four people, including six tennis players, have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of match-fixing.

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