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Lions leader Warburton declares himself fit for NZ tour

Lions leader Warburton declares himself fit for NZ tour

Media playback is not supported on this device In Australia in 2013 captain Sam Warburton was asked "who the Lions were" British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has declared himself fully fit for the tour to New Zealand after recovering from a knee injury. The Wales flanker has not played since sustaining the injury […]

Nicky Hayden: The backyard racer who conquered the world

Nicky Hayden: The backyard racer who conquered the world

“The idea of growing up to be a world champion, it just seemed so far away,” Nicky Hayden 1981-2017 From racing his siblings round the backyard as a toddler to celebrating his sole World Championship crown with his tearful dad on the back of his bike, motorcycling and family were the inseparable constants in Nicky […]

Analysis: ‘Man Utd must be on the front foot against Ajax’

Analysis: ‘Man Utd must be on the front foot against Ajax’

Phil Neville is co-commentating on the Europa League final for BBC Radio 5 live on Wednesday, 24 May. Build-up to Ajax v Manchester United starts at 18:30 BST, with kick-off at 19:45. My fear for Manchester United in the Europa League final is they are weighed down by the pressure of having to win it […]

Champions League places up for grabs on Premier League’s final day

Champions League places up for grabs on Premier League’s final day

Pep Guardiola, Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger are chasing a place in next season’s Champions League Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal will compete for England’s final two Champions League places as the Premier League season finishes on Sunday. City can clinch third spot, and a place in the group stage, by winning at Watford, while […]

Alonso makes ‘fast nine’ shootout for Indy 500 pole as Bourdais is injured in crash

Alonso makes ‘fast nine’ shootout for Indy 500 pole as Bourdais is injured in crash

Alonso is missing the Monaco Grand Prix to make a one-off appearance at the Indy 500 on 28 May Fernando Alonso will compete for pole position at the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday after making it through the first qualifying day seventh fastest. The McLaren Formula 1 driver produced an impressive performance in his first competitive […]

Wasps beat Leicester in thriller to reach Premiership final

Wasps beat Leicester in thriller to reach Premiership final

Josh Bassett squeezed over in the corner under pressure from Jack Roberts in the 78th minute Josh Bassett scored a try two minutes from time as Wasps reached their first Premiership final in nine years with a thrilling victory over Leicester. Kurtley Beale helped Wasps build a 10-point lead but Peter Betham’s try saw Tigers […]

Usmanov bid ‘great’, something has to change at Arsenal – Wright

Usmanov bid ‘great’, something has to change at Arsenal – Wright

Metal magnate Alisher Usmanov owns 30% of Arsenal shares Arsenal need the spending power of a billionaire such as Alisher Usmanov in order to move to the next level, says Gunners legend Ian Wright. Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov has made a £1bn bid to take full control of the Gunners, but majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has […]

Highlights & report: Scarlets beat Leinster to reach Pro12 final despite Evans red card

Media playback is not supported on this device Pro12 highlights: Leinster 15-27 Scarlets Scarlets produced a superb performance to beat Leinster in the Pro12 semi-final despite having winger Steffan Evans sent off before half-time. Evans was red-carded for a tip tackle on Garry Ringrose in the 38th minute when Scarlets were leading 21-10. Evans, back-row […]

Late goals help Dundee United reach Premiership play-off final

Late goals help Dundee United reach Premiership play-off final

Simon Murray curled home with 14 minutes remaining to level the tie at 3-3 on aggregate Late goals from Simon Murray and Paul Dixon sent Dundee United into the Scottish Premiership play-off final. James Craigen had given Falkirk the lead in the semi-final second leg, after the first meeting ended 2-2. But in the final […]

Pickford? Kane? Stones? Hazard? Choose your team of the season

The Premier League season ends on Sunday, with Chelsea already champions and Middlesbrough, Hull and Sunderland relegated. Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal are fighting it out for the two remaining Champions League qualification spots, and there’s one more thing to be decided – who’s in your team of the season? Use the team selector below […]

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