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Man Utd beat Chelsea to open door for Spurs

Man Utd beat Chelsea to open door for Spurs

Marcus Rashford’s goal means he has scored in consecutive Premier League games for the first time since September Chelsea’s lead at the top of the Premier League now stands at only four points and the title race is wide open again after they were well beaten by a resurgent Manchester United at Old Trafford. United […]

Emotional O’Sullivan says he ‘won’t be bullied’ by snooker authorities

Media playback is not supported on this device Watch O’Sullivan’s emotional press conference An emotional Ronnie O’Sullivan has attacked snooker authorities for using “threatening” language and said he will not be “bullied” by them. The five-time world champion is angry at a disciplinary letter sent to him. After beating Gary Wilson in the first round […]

Hamilton wants Mercedes improvement after second place finish in Bahrain

Hamilton wants Mercedes improvement after second place finish in Bahrain

Listen to BBC Radio 5 live’s Chequered Flag podcast on Monday morning at 04.30 BST to relive all the action Lewis Hamilton said his Mercedes team need to improve if they are to beat Ferrari in their developing fight for the Formula 1 title. Hamilton was beaten into second place in the Bahrain Grand Prix […]

MOTD2 analysis: Why Man Utd win was a Mourinho masterclass, with a twist

MOTD2 analysis: Why Man Utd win was a Mourinho masterclass, with a twist

I was not surprised to see Jose Mourinho get his tactics spot on for Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Chelsea, but he did not do it the way I expected. Mourinho has masterminded plenty of wins in big games down the years, but he usually does it with a defensive approach and by setting up […]

Bristol relegated after defeat by leaders Wasps

Bristol relegated after defeat by leaders Wasps

The defeat leaves Bristol 12 points adrift at the bottom with two matches remaining Bristol have been relegated to the Championship with two games left to play after a brave defeat by ruthless Premiership leaders Wasps. Jason Woodward’s try put them ahead but Josh Bassett, Tommy Taylor and Joe Simpson scored as Wasps went in […]

Chelsea will be nervous after Spurs’ winning run – Frank Lampard

Chelsea will be nervous after Spurs’ winning run – Frank Lampard

Lampard won three Premier League titles with Chelsea Tottenham’s impressive form in pursuit of Chelsea will make the Premier League leaders nervous, according to Stamford Bridge legend Frank Lampard. Spurs beat Bournemouth for a seventh straight league win and moved to within four points of Chelsea before the Blues meet Manchester United on Sunday. “Chelsea […]

Ricky Burns loses WBA super-lightweight belt to Julius Indongo in Glasgow

Ricky Burns loses WBA super-lightweight belt to Julius Indongo in Glasgow

Ricky Burns found it difficult to land telling shots on the tall southpaw from Namibia Scotland’s Ricky Burns failed to unify the super-lightweight division as his WBA title was taken by IBF and IBO champion Julius Indongo in Glasgow. Indongo, unbeaten in 21 fights prior to this unification contest, forced his fellow 34-year-old on to […]

Hamilton happy for ‘exceptional’ Bottas as team-mate takes first pole

Hamilton happy for ‘exceptional’ Bottas as team-mate takes first pole

Listen to live coverage of Sunday’s race on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and BBC Sport website Lewis Hamilton said he was “genuinely happy” to see Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas score his first pole at the Bahrain Grand Prix. The Finn, brought in by Mercedes this year as the replacement for retired world champion […]

World Championship 2017: Mark Selby beats Fergal O’Brien 10-2 in opener

Media playback is not supported on this device Five best shots from Selby’s first-round win Defending champion Mark Selby reached the second round of the World Championship by thrashing Fergal O’Brien 10-2 at the Crucible Theatre. Leicester’s Selby, who beat Ding Junhui in last year’s final, looked on course for a whitewash by going 8-0 […]

Nothing fazes Barkley, says Everton team-mate Jagielka

Nothing fazes Barkley, says Everton team-mate Jagielka

Media playback is not supported on this device Koeman praises ‘focused’ Barkley Everton midfielder Ross Barkley was not affected by a difficult week that involved two major off-field incidents, said captain Phil Jagielka. Barkley was punched in a Liverpool bar last Sunday, then insulted in the Sun by columnist Kelvin MacKenzie. The England international, 23, […]