A dismal England fall to their heaviest defeat in one-day international cricket as Sri Lanka thrash the tourists by 219 runs in the final ODI in Colombo.
The next three English domestic seasons will be extended and also include in-season breaks, with players limited to a maximum of 35 matches.
Wasps' Christian Wade has been let down by coaches who failed to make the most of his potential, says former Lions winger Ugo Monye.
Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Petra Kvitova 7-5 3-6 6-2 on day three of the WTA Finals in Singapore.
UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov says he wants to face boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in a "world record" bout in Moscow.
Australian Olympic champion Jared Tallent has become the second high profile athlete to endorse a shake-up of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
In his latest column, former Renault driver Jolyon Palmer looks into why Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is making so many mistakes.
HM Revenue & Customs says 171 players, 44 clubs and 31 agents are being investigated to make sure they are paying the correct tax.
Wales call up uncapped fly-half Jarrod Evans into their squad while lock Bradley Davies has been released because of a knee injury.
Top stars including Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Williams, Mark Allen, Mark Selby and John Higgins will contest the NI Open at the Belfast Waterfront in November.
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Shakhtar Donetsk and Manchester City.
Odell Beckham Jr impresses with three smart catches in quick succession, leading to a consolation touchdown, as his New York Giants team fall to a 20-23 defeat at the Atlanta Falcons.
England netball has received new investment that will fund the national team past 2019, says chief executive Joanna Adams.
Caroline Dubois could be the 'best female boxer' Mike Costello has seen or is perhaps the best young athlete in the world for Steve Bunce.
Ireland Rugby Football Union chief Philip Browne says the national set-up could absorb the loss of coach Joe Schmidt if he leaves after the 2019 tournament.
As Juventus look to get closer to Manchester United off the field, they arrive at Old Trafford with ex-United favourite Cristiano Ronaldo in their ranks.
Conor McGregor admits he did not prepare correctly for his defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov, but will return with confidence.
Sprint legend Usain Bolt is "unlikely" to sign a deal with Central Coast Mariners without a financial contribution from a "third-party", say the club.
Mesut Ozil produces one of the best midfield displays in the Premier League this season as Arsenal beat Leicester for a record-equalling 10th successive win.
Cristiano Ronaldo says his "lawyers are confident" as he answers questions at a Juventus news conference about a rape allegation.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will not be punished for his part in the stoppage-time fracas at Chelsea but Blues coach Marco Ianni is charged.
Kareem Hunt cannot be stopped in this week's NFL plays of the week, which also features Philip Rivers throwing bombs at Wembley and some clever running from Mitch Trubisky.
Britain's Kyle Edmund cries on the court after securing his maiden ATP title against Gael Monfils at the European Open in Antwerp.
Who does Garth Crooks absolutely adore? Which Tottenham player has extraordinary ability? Who which overrated international still makes the team?
Lewis Hamilton's wait for a fifth world title goes on as Kimi Raikkonen wins the United States Grand Prix.
Everton score twice in the last three minutes to snatch a dramatic victory over Crystal Palace in a tight Premier League game at Goodison Park.
Lewis Hamilton starts the US Grand Prix on pole position as he seeks to take the final step towards wrapping up a fifth world title.
Manager Pep Guardiola praises his Manchester City side for their "beautiful, beautiful goals" in a 5-0 win over Burnley.
"Don't do what everyone does and say 'it's Mourinho who does things', says Man Utd boss after Chelsea altercation.
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is involved in a furious tunnel bust-up after Ross Barkley's late equaliser rescues Chelsea's unbeaten league start.
England clinch the series against Sri Lanka with victory in another rain-affected one-day international.
Jose Mourinho "would love" to sign Eden Hazard for Man Utd but knows it would be impossible because "Chelsea are led by intelligent people".
Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel is handed a three-place grid penalty at the United States Grand Prix.
Lewis Hamilton starts his US Grand Prix weekend as he means to go on with an imposing fastest time in first practice.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club announces that final set tie-breaks will be introduced at Wimbledon from next year.
The Football Association urges police to tackle abuse on social media after death threats are made to England's Karen Carney.
Gloucester number eight Ben Morgan is included in the England squad for the autumn Tests, but there is no place for fly-half Danny Cipriani.
Usain Bolt's agent says the eight-time Olympic champion has turned down a two-year deal from Maltese champions Valletta FC.
Wasps and England flanker Nathan Hughes is banned for six weeks for punching and will miss the first three autumn internationals.