Five-time Tour de France winner Bernard Hinault has called for riders at this year's race to go on strike if Team Sky's Chris Froome is on the start-line while his Salbutamol case continues.
Phil Mickelson has finally apologised — four days after he deliberately hit a moving ball at last week’s US Open to prevent it rolling off the green. He breached rule 14-5 which incurs a two-shot penalty.
Bank on COMMUNIQUE (Ascot, nap, 5.35) to make a statement and land the finale on day three of the Royal meeting on Thursday. A high draw isn’t a negative over a mile-and-a-half at Ascot.
The 30-year-old fly-half had been in exile since Eddie Jones took charge at the end of 2015 and has not won a cap for since coming on as a late replacement during World Cup warm-up .
CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: World football’s leading agents are pre- occupied by FIFA’s efforts to limit their vast earnings from the game while their clients are performing in Russia.
Current Iran manager Carlos Queiroz was Sir Alex Ferguson's assistant at United for one season from 2002 until 2003 before he seized the opportunity to take over as Real Madrid boss.
Morocco's Watford midfielder Nordin Amrabat has made the extraordinary claim that match referee Mark Geiger asked Cristiano Ronaldo for his shirt during Wednesday's game.
Southgate lost his footing during his daily jog on Wednesday afternoon before falling to the ground. His elbow is took the majority of the force but he dislocated his right shoulder in the process.
IAN HERBERT AT THE KAZAN ARENA: It was about as visceral a challenge as football can present: an attritional contest played out to the relentless, infernal sound of Iranian vuvuzelas.
Real Madrid must give assurances to Gareth Bale over his playing time next season if they want to keep the Welshman, according to his agent.
It was about as visceral a challenge as football can present: a hugely attritional contest played out to the relentless, infernal sound of Iranian vuvuzelas.
Luis Suarez scored on his 100th international appearance to send Uruguay through to the knockout stage along with hosts Russia as Saudi Arabia and Egypt were eliminated from Group A.
Luis Suarez managed to turn in a corner after an awful mistake from Saudi Arabia goalkeeper Mohammed Alowais to secure an easy victory for the South American side.
Georgina Rodriguez saw her man score the winning goal of the game in the fourth minute as Portugal got off to the best possible start at the Luzhniki Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.
The Real Madrid superstar has never been one for facial hair, and it seems strange that he would opt to make this change midway through a World Cup tournament.