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Team GB set best Winter Olympics medal target

Media playback is not supported on this device Medal target ambition is ‘huge but realistic’ – UK Sport chair Great Britain are aiming for their most successful Winter Olympics in history after UK Sport set a target of at least five medals from February’s Pyeongchang Games The current record is a four-medal haul set in […]

‘It was a genuine goal’ – Hodgson satisfied with VAR after late Brighton winner

Media playback is not supported on this device Glenn Murray scores a late winner for Brighton Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson was satisfied with how officials handled Glenn Murray’s late winner as Brighton progressed to the FA Cup fourth round. Monday’s tie was the first competitive game in England to have the video assistant referee […]

Widnes Vikings & PNG centre Ottio dies aged 23

Kato Ottio (in yellow) played against England at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup Widnes Vikings centre Kato Ottio has died at the age of 23 after suffering “a sudden health issue” in training. Ottio joined Widnes from Canberra in December and was part of the Papua New Guinea side which lost to England in […]

‘I’m not finished’ – Murray eyes summer return after hip surgery

Murray posted a picture of himself in hospital with coach Jamie Delgado at his bedside Britain’s Andy Murray has had hip surgery in Melbourne and says he hopes to be playing again in time for this summer’s grass-court season. The former world number one, 30, has not played a competitive match since he was knocked […]

Watch highlights of Brighton’s FA Cup win over Crystal Palace

Tumble Tots Eastbourne Watch highlights of Brighton’s FA Cup win over Crystal Palace

Holders Arsenal knocked out of FA Cup by Forest – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Nottingham Forest 4-2 Arsenal highlights Arsene Wenger was condemned to his first FA Cup third-round exit as managerless Championship side Nottingham Forest stunned holders Arsenal at the City Ground. The hosts took the lead when Eric Lichaj headed in from close range, although the advantage […]

Ashes: England captain Joe Root treated in hospital for severe dehydration

Root had 20-minute break for tea during 175 minutes batting on Sunday, after spending 176 minutes in the field England captain Joe Root has been treated in hospital after suffering from severe dehydration, diarrhoea and vomiting. Temperatures reached 47.3C on Sunday, the hottest day in Sydney for 79 years. Root, 27, is on his way […]

Barcelona move is a dream come true – Coutinho

Coutinho took part in a brief photo session on Sunday at the Nou Camp Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho says his move to Barcelona is a “dream come true” before his official presentation at the Nou Camp on Monday. The 25-year-old is set to join the Spanish giants after a £142m deal was agreed with Liverpool […]

Dean admitted mistake over West Brom penalty, says referees’ chief Riley

Wenger was fined and given a three-match touchline ban for his behaviour after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with West Brom Referee Mike Dean said his decision to award West Brom an 89th-minute penalty in their 1-1 draw with Arsenal on 31 December was “wrong”, according to referees’ chief Mike Riley. Dean gave the penalty for handball […]

Leaders Exeter beaten at in-form Newcastle

Vereniki Goneva scored the second of Newcastle’s three first-half tries Newcastle Falcons produced a superb first-half performance to inflict a first defeat in eight games on Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs. The in-form Falcons raced into a 25-3 lead at the break at Kingston Park through tries from Sinoti Sinoti, Vereniki Goneva and Kyle Cooper. Sam […]