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‘Huge natural talent’ – Sports Personality contender Lewis Hamilton

<!– We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Lewis Hamilton. Age: 32 Sport: Formula 1 Year in a nutshell Clinched his fourth world title at the Mexican Grand Prix in October with two races of the season still […]

Duckett incident a ‘non-event’, says Anderson

Media playback is not supported on this device Listen: Anderson claims first five-wicket haul in Australia England bowler James Anderson says Ben Duckett pouring a drink over him in a Perth bar was “not malicious” and a “bit of a non-event”. England Lions batsman Duckett, 23, was suspended from playing on their tour of Australia […]

Record-breaking Man City beat Man Utd to go 11 points clear at top

Nicolas Otamendi volleyed in the winner for Manchester City to take them 11 points clear of rivals Manchester United Manchester City stretched their lead at the top of the Premier League to 11 points and created top-flight history with a 14th successive victory this season as they overcame Manchester United at Old Trafford. Pep Guardiola’s […]

‘Referee opened the door for Everton’ – Klopp angry after Liverpool’s derby draw

‘Referee opened the door for Everton’ – Klopp angry after Liverpool’s derby draw

Media playback is not supported on this device Jurgen Klopp & Sam Allardyce debate derby penalty Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accused referee Craig Pawson of “opening the door” for Everton to take a point against his dominant side in the Merseyside derby. Everton captain Wayne Rooney equalised from the spot after Pawson ruled Dejan Lovren’s […]

Duckett suspended from playing on tour for pouring drink over Anderson

Ben Duckett will remain with the England Lions in Australia England Lions batsman Ben Duckett has been suspended from playing on their tour of Australia after pouring a drink over James Anderson in a Perth bar. Duckett, 23, has also been fined and issued with a final written warning over his conduct as an England […]

‘A year to remember’ – Sports Personality contender Johanna Konta

<!– We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Johanna Konta. Age: 26 Sport: Tennis Year in a nutshell Continued her remarkable rise by becoming the first British woman to reach the Wimbledon singles semi-finals since Virginia Wade in […]

Celtic held as Hibernian produce stirring fightback

Hibs striker Oli Shaw (right) equalised and came close to ending Celtic’s unbeaten run Hibernian scored twice in a breathtaking final 15 minutes as they came from 2-0 down to hold Celtic. Two Scott Sinclair goals within five second-half minutes appeared to have put Celtic on their way to victory. The winger pounced after Odsonne […]

West Ham earn first win under Moyes as they beat Chelsea

West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic scored his first goal for eight months West Ham won for the first time under David Moyes as Marko Arnautovic’s first goal for the club proved enough to beat a disjointed Chelsea at London Stadium. The Hammers scored the only goal after just six minutes when Arnautovic curled a deft […]

Wiggins finishes 21st after ‘schoolboy error’ on rowing debut

Bradley Wiggins first raised the possibility of swapping sports in 2012 Bradley Wiggins finished in 21st place on his competitive rowing debut at the British Indoor Championships in London. Wiggins, who retired from cycling in December 2016 as a five-time Olympic champion, was competing in the elite men’s 2,000m race. He began slowly after mistakenly […]

O’Sullivan holds off Maguire to reach UK final – report & video

Media playback is not supported on this device UK Championship 2017: Ronnie O’Sullivan holds off Stephen Maguire – five best shots Five-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan held off Stephen Maguire’s spirited fightback to reach his seventh UK Championship final with a 6-4 victory. O’Sullivan, beaten in last year’s final by Mark Selby, looked in ominous form […]