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Conor McGregor to face Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

Conor McGregor will return to the Octagon on November 12, moving up a weight to take on Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205.

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Chris Froome speaks out about the use of TUEs in cycling

Three-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has described the rules allowing athletes to take drugs that would normally be banned under sport's anti-doping rules as "open to abuse" and in need of urgent reform.

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Sam Allardyce fights for England job as FA investigates filmed comments

Sam Allardyce is battling to remain at the England helm as the Football Association investigates secretly-filmed conversations which appear to show the manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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Darren Clarke acknowledges the value of Rory McIlroy to Europe's Ryder Cup bid

Captain Darren Clarke is looking for some inspiration from compatriot Rory McIlroy as Europe go in search of an unprecedented fourth successive Ryder Cup victory.

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Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can 'clear his name'

Arsene Wenger hopes Sam Allardyce can "clear his name" after he was part of secretly-filmed conversations which show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments to undercover reporters.

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Yaya Toure trains with Manchester City despite Champions League ineligibility

Yaya Toure was part of Manchester City's training session on Tuesday as they prepared for Wednesday's Champions League clash with Celtic.

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Players and fans to pay respects to Arnold Palmer at Ryder Cup

Players and fans will pay their respects to Arnold Palmer when the 41st Ryder Cup gets under way at Hazeltine on Friday.

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Durham and ECB in talks over financial future

Durham face an anxious wait to discover the extent and nature of any sanction from the England and Wales Cricket Board as the county club continues to battle financial difficulties.

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Chris Ashton still hoping to win back England spot after ban

Chris Ashton has refused to give up hopes of an England recall, despite his latest lengthy suspension curtailing any slim chances of November Test action.

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Now we have 12 players plus Bubba Watson we have the perfect team - Davis Love

US Ryder Cup captain Davis Love believes he has the "perfect team" after appointing Bubba Watson as his fifth vice-captain - despite having overlooked him for a wild card.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of banned drug

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races - insisting the team had done nothing wrong.

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English football and third party ownership

England manager Sam Allardyce is in hot water after being caught making unguarded comments in a sting by a national newspaper.

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Darren Clarke insists Europe's Ryder Cup winning streak is 'irrelevant'

Europe captain Darren Clarke insists winning the last three Ryder Cups is irrelevant as his side embark on their bid to win an unprecedented four in a row.

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Football Association seeks clarification over investigation into Sam Allardyce

The Football Association is awaiting further details of conversations Sam Allardyce held with undercover reporters after the emergence of video appearing to show the recently-appointed England manager making a variety of controversial comments.

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Jack Nicklaus: Arnold Palmer transcended game of golf and I'll miss him greatly

Golfing greats Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods led the tributes to Arnold Palmer after his death at the age of 87.

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Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of triamcinolone

Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford has defended the decision to get special permission for Sir Bradley Wiggins to receive injections of a banned drug before three major races, including his historic win in the 2012 Tour de France.

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Tyson Fury "seeking help" because of "witch-hunt" against him - trainer

Tyson Fury's trainer has confirmed the WBA and WBO heavyweight champion is "seeking help" for issues arising over what he believes to be a "witch-hunt" against the boxer.

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Barry Hearn hopes to take Max Whitlock and gymnastics to the next level

Max Whitlock's historic double gold medal haul at Rio 2016 may have made him something of a reluctant superstar but the Essex 23-year-old insists he is ready to embrace his sport's surge in popularity.

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Rory McIlroy secures huge payday with Tour Championship and FedEx Cup glory

Rory McIlroy will head into the Ryder Cup in buoyant mood after coming through a three-way play-off to win the Tour Championship and clinch the overall FedEx Cup title on Sunday, securing a payday of US dollars 11.5million (£8.86million) in Atlanta.

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Lewis Hamilton unsure if he will be able to reclaim momentum in title race

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he has "no idea" whether he will be able to wrestle the championship momentum back from his sole title rival Nico Rosberg.

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