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Wales using 'hard times' - Gunter (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 4:47 pm
Defender Chris Gunter says Wales will be inspired by the pain of past failures as they aim for Euro 2016 qualification.
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Fifa to decide on Blatter & Platini (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 4:45 pm
Fifa could decide whether to suspend president Sepp Blatter and European football chief Michel Platini within days.
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Brown hopeful Scots can make Euros (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 4:27 pm
Scott Brown believes Scotland have "a great chance" of qualifying for Euro 2016 with "two games to put everything right".
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Walcott wants England striker role (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 4:23 pm
Theo Walcott wants a chance in attack for England if Wayne Rooney is not fit to face Estonia at Wembley on Friday.
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Keane focused after baby birth (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:49 pm
Robbie Keane insists he is ready and raring to go in the Republic of Ireland's crucial European Qualifier against Germany despite a "hectic" few days that has included the birth of his second son.
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Northern Ireland v Greece (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:31 pm
Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's European Championship Qualifying game between Northern Ireland and Greece.
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Nawalka ready for tough test (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:24 pm
Poland manager Adam Nawalka is prepared for a physical encounter with Scotland at Hampden on Thursday.
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Strachan ponders Scots attack choice (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:04 pm
Scotland coach Gordon Strachan says he has a big decision to make over which striker to pick to play against Poland.
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Lewandowski warns Scotland (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:04 pm
Robert Lewandowski hopes he will not receive the same treatment from Scotland players again when his Poland side travel to Hampden Park on Thursday.
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VIDEO: Northern Ireland target historic win (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:03 pm
Northern Ireland will qualify for the finals of Euro 2016 if they beat Greece in Belfast on Thursday night.
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Platini calm over payment probe (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 2:52 pm
Michel Platini does not feel the need to publicly justify his £1.3m payment from FIFA despite questions being raised about the nine-year delay in receiving the money.
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O'Neill: Time to seize chance (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 2:33 pm
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has called on his players to make history by sealing their place at the finals of the European Championships for the first time.
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WATCH: Barca U12s wonder goal (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 1:56 pm
We are used to seeing spectacular goals from the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar, but it appears Barcelona's U12s have it just as good.
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VIDEO: Ronaldo recalls Ferguson compassion (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 1:46 pm
Cristiano Ronaldo recalls the time that his then-Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson granted him compassionate leave during a key part of the season to visit his sick father.
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Hart: Perfect 10 irrelevant (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 1:45 pm
Joe Hart has warned a perfect qualifying campaign will be irrelevant unless England perform in France next summer.

Rugby Union

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Reid ready for Samoa battle (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:35 pm
Scotland prop Gordon Reid expects his team to out-muscle Samoa at St James' Park on Saturday and book their place in the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup.
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Nonu to win 100th New Zealand cap (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:24 pm
New Zealand centre Ma'a Nonu will win his 100th cap for the All Blacks against Tonga in the Rugby World Cup on Friday.
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South Africa v USA LIVE! (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 2:26 pm
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'More scrambled selections' (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 1:27 pm
Stuart Lancaster's selections for Saturday's dead rubber against Uruguay shows a lack of trust in England's wider squad, says Dewi Morris...
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Samoa's Levave clear for Scots (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 12:55 pm
Samoa forward Faifili Levave has been cleared to play in Saturday's World Cup Pool B match against Scotland despite being guilty of an act of foul play during the 26-5 defeat to Japan in Milton Keynes last weekend.
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Namibia call upon Cowling (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 12:46 pm
Namibia take on Georgia at Exeter's Sandy Park on Wednesday as they continue to search for their first tournament win.
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McKee committed to Fiji (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:41 am
Fiji coach John McKee has played down reports linking him with a move to Japan insisting his full focus is on the 2019 World Cup.
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McCaw absent for All Blacks (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:32 am
New Zealand will be without injured captain Richie McCaw for their final World Cup Pool C game against Tonga at St James' Park in Newcastle on Friday.
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Cipriani and Catt argument confirmed (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:31 am
England coach Mike Catt and fly-half Danny Cipriani had a training-ground incident before the World Cup.
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Avoid lengthy England inquest - Ford (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:27 am
The inquest into England's World Cup failure does not need to drag on months, former assistant national coach Mike Ford says.
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'Ghost' spooks Welsh preparation (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:20 am
Wales' preparations for Saturday's World Cup showdown with Australia have been hampered by an alleged visit by a ghost.
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Cipriani incident played down (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 10:09 am
England have confirmed there was a training ground incident involving Mike Catt and Danny Cipriani ahead of the Rugby World Cup but insist it was resolved swiftly.
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Wales boost for Wallabies game (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 9:56 am
Wales head coach Warren Gatland is expected to have a fully-fit squad to select from for Saturday's World Cup Pool A decider against Australia at Twickenham.
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Growing rugby in the US (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 9:54 am
As USA prepare to take on the Springboks, former Springbok Andre Snyman talks to Sky Sports about the growth of rugby in America.
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Gossip: England's 'wall of silence' (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 8:50 am
England players will snub RFU inquest, Lancaster's "time could be up", Paul O'Connell, Jamie Roberts, Diego Forlan and more.


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Thursday at the China Open (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:59 pm
Home favourite Ze Zhang will have the support of the National Tennis Center in Beijing when he takes to the court for arguable the biggest match of his life against world No 1 Novak Djokovic at the China Open on Thursday.
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Errani makes China progress (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:50 pm
Sara Errani battled back from a set down to overcome Germany's 13th-seed Andrea Petkovic 3-6 6-3 6-2 to go through to the quarter-finals of the China Open
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Berdych crashes out in Beijing (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 1:15 pm
Tomas Berdych crashed out in the first round of the China Open on Wednesday, losing to Pablo Cuevas 6-4 6-4 just two days after winning his first title of the year in the rain-delayed Shenzhen final.
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Wawrinka overcomes wobble (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 12:30 pm
​Top seed Stan Wawrinka overcame a second-set wobble to advance to the Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships quarter-finals with victory over Tatsuma Ito.
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Ivanovic beats Venus in Beijing (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 5:04 pm
Ana Ivanovic produced a confidence-boosting win over Venus Williams in a battle of the former World No 1s to move through to the third round of the China Open.
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WATCH: Novak goes native (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 2:46 pm
Defending China Open champion Novak Djokovic celebrated his opening round victory over Simone Bolelli by signing the camera in Chinese.
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WTA appoints Steve Simon as new chief (BBC)
Updated on 6 Oct, 12:34 pm
The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) names Steve Simon as its new chief executive to replace Stacey Allaster.
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Edgy Nadal through in China Open (BBC)
Updated on 6 Oct, 12:01 pm
Rafael Nadal has his serve broken four times by wildcard Wu Di before victory in the China Open first round.
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Djokovic eases through (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 9:58 am
Novak Djokovic breezed through his first match at the China Open against Simone Bolelli.
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Wawrinka wins Japan opener (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 9:10 am
Top seed Stan Wawrinka got his Japan Open campaign off to a winning start with a win over Radek Stepanek in Tokyo.
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Nadal through in China (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 8:18 am
Rafa Nadal progressed into the second round of the China Open with a straight sets win against Di Wu.
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Bedene loses to Rosol in China Open (BBC)
Updated on 5 Oct, 12:08 pm
British number two Aljaz Bedene is out of the China Open after being beaten by Czech Lukas Rosol in the first round.
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Bedene & Raonic lose in China (SKY)
Updated on 5 Oct, 10:58 am
Great Britain's Aljaz Bedene lost in the first round of the China Open before Milos Raonic and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga followed him out of the tournament.
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Berdych wins Shenzhen title (SKY)
Updated on 5 Oct, 10:27 am
Tomas Berdych captured his 11th career ATP title, and his first this year, by beating Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-3 7-6 (9-7) in a rain-delayed Shenzhen Open final on Monday.
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Nishikori beats Coric in Japan (SKY)
Updated on 5 Oct, 9:46 am
Defending champion Kei Nishikori was given a real scare by teen ace Borna Coric on Monday before sealing a 2-6 6-1 6-2 comeback win in the first round of the Rakuten Japan Open.




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Poulter eyes first win in three years (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:22 pm
Ian Poulter hopes to win his first title in three years when the British Masters returns to the European Tour this week.
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WATCH: Poulter serves a treat (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 12:12 pm
Ian Poulter has had a hectic week as the British Masters' tournament host, but that hasn't stopped him showing his gratitude to those who have helped make his home course ready for action.
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Willett relishing Woburn debut (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:51 am
Danny Willett is relishing the chance to play at iconic Woburn for the first time as he prepares for the British Masters supported by Sky Sports.
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British Masters Pro-Am recap (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 10:43 am
A recap of how Team Harrington came out on top in the Pro-Am contest ahead of the British Masters at Woburn.
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Sky Sports create world first (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 9:30 am
Sky Sports will break new ground in innovation at the British Masters when it incorporates a live player microphone during the tournament at Woburn.
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WATCH: Wall's putting challenge (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 8:37 am
After Chris Lloyd and tournament host Ian Poulter set formidable targets in the British Masters putting challenge, it was Anthony Wall's turn to show off his ability with his flat stick.
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British Masters tee times (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 7:45 am
Tee times for the opening round of the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Woburn.
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Poulter: I need to be ruthless (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 7:04 am
Ian Poulter is determined to rediscover his "killer instinct" this week as he bids to end a winless run of almost three years at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports.
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Spieth paired with Dustin (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 6:59 am
Danny Lee and Marc Leishman have been handed the daunting task of taking on Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson in Thursday's opening foursomes as the International team take on the United States at the Presidents Cup in South Korea.
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Poulter looks to the future (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 6:26 pm
Ian Poulter is hopeful that the British Masters supported by Sky Sports will help generate new interest in golf among the younger generation in the UK.
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British Masters power rankings (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 3:25 pm
Golf expert Ben Coley looks at the top 20 contenders for the British Masters supported by Sky Sports.
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WATCH: Season Pass (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 2:59 pm
The latest edition of Season Pass series is now available on Sky Sports, and features some lighter behind-the-scenes highlights from the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
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Harrington feeling bemused (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 2:14 pm
Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington confesses he is a little bemused about his game right now.
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WATCH: Lloyd's putting test (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 12:53 pm
After tournament host Ian Poulter set a testing target in the British Masters Putting Challenge, Chris Lloyd took the chance to find out if he could beat the Ryder Cup star.
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McIlroy considered European Tour exit (BBC)
Updated on 6 Oct, 9:47 am
Rory McIlroy tells BBC Sport's Iain Carter he considered resigning from the European Tour to ease his busy schedule.


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England wait to confirm openers (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 3:42 pm
England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has revealed they will confirm whether Moeen Ali will partner skipper Alastair Cook at the top of the order after their final warm-up game against Pakistan A.
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BCCI requests Cuttack report (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 11:48 am
The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has asked for a report from its state unit on the crowd trouble during Monday's Twenty20 match against South Africa which has prompted calls for a ban on the venue.
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Somerset sign Rogers for 2016 season (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 10:18 am
Somerset sign ex-Australia opener Chris Rogers for the 2016 season, as well as young Kent wicketkeeper Ryan Davies.
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Curran signs new Surrey contract (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 10:08 am
Surrey all-rounder Sam Curran signs a new contract, keeping him at The Oval until the end of the 2018 campaign.
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Aussie Rogers joins Somerset (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 9:32 am
Former Australia batsman Chris Rogers has agreed a one-year contract to play for Somerset.
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Cork backs 'adaptable' Broad (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 8:30 am
People always talk about how Jimmy Anderson has been the main man in the England attack for years but Stuart Broad's stats show he is now a leader in his own right.
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England women hope for male coach (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 6:50 am
England women hope to appoint a man with international experience as their new coach, says the ECB's Clare Connor.
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England 'will be positive' (SKY)
Updated on 7 Oct, 5:52 am
Paul Farbrace is optimistic of a better return than England experienced three years ago when they begin their latest Test series with Pakistan next week.
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Moeen display encouraging - Farbrace (BBC)
Updated on 7 Oct, 5:42 am
Moeen Ali "did really well" as an opener in England's tour match against Pakistan A, says assistant coach Paul Farbrace.
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Moeen impresses in England draw (BBC)
Updated on 6 Oct, 4:30 pm
Off-spinner Moeen Ali takes three wickets as England draw their opening tour game against Pakistan A in Sharjah.
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Gavaskar wants Cuttack ban (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 2:09 pm
Former India captains Sunil Gavaskar and Bishan Singh Bedi have condemned the crowd trouble that marred Monday's Twenty20 international between India and South Africa in Cuttack.
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Moeen impresses with ball (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 1:30 pm
Moeen Ali took three wickets as England enjoyed a testing outing with the ball on day two of their opening warm-up match against Pakistan A, in Sharjah.
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Mickleburgh extends Essex stay (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 11:01 am
Essex batsman Jaik Mickleburgh has signed a new 12-month contract to keep him with the county until the end of next season.
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Kate Cross Blog (SKY)
Updated on 6 Oct, 10:48 am
England Women's Kate Cross reflects on two glittering awards nights and looks forward to bowling AT her international team-mates…
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Malik returns to Pakistan Test squad (BBC)
Updated on 6 Oct, 10:38 am
Former Pakistan skipper Shoaib Malik is named in the squad to face England, five years since the last of his 32 Tests.

Other Sports

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Sabathia enters alcohol rehab (SKY)
Updated on 5 Oct, 5:41 pm
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will miss the play-offs after admitting himself into rehabilitation for an alcohol problem.
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Dodgers clinch NL West (SKY)
Updated on 30 Sep, 6:02 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers have clinched the NL West title after star pitcher Clayton Kershaw produced another great display in an 8-0 defeat of the San Francisco Giants.
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Mets, Blue Jays reach play-offs (SKY)
Updated on 27 Sep, 7:51 am
The New York Mets and Toronto Blue Jays are the latest two teams to secure their places in baseball's post-season.
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Cubs secure play-off berth (SKY)
Updated on 26 Sep, 6:26 am
The Chicago Cubs are back in the MLB play-offs for the first time since 2008 despite falling to defeat on Friday.
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Bumgarner stars in Giants win (SKY)
Updated on 13 Sep, 8:42 am
Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner retired the first 23 batters he faced before finishing with a one-hit shutout as San Francisco defeated the San Diego Padres 8-0.
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Iwakuma makes MLB history (SKY)
Updated on 13 Aug, 6:46 am
Hisashi Iwakuma became the second Japanese pitcher to throw a no-hitter in the major leagues and the first American League pitcher to do so in three years on Wednesday.
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Real Madrid top Forbes list (SKY)
Updated on 15 Jul, 3:28 pm
Spanish giants Real Madrid have topped Forbes' list of the world's most valuable sports teams for the third year running.
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10 best things about America (SKY)
Updated on 4 Jul, 9:43 am
​It's America’s Independence Day on July 4th, so we thought it was important to tell you 10 things we love about our neighbours across the Atlantic.
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Carrasco denied no-hitter (SKY)
Updated on 2 Jul, 6:17 am
Carlos Carrasco was agonisingly foiled in his bid for a no-hitter in the Cleveland Indians' 8-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Matz enjoys historic debut (SKY)
Updated on 29 Jun, 5:48 am
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz had a major league debut to remember with bat and ball on Sunday night.
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Wright-Phillips pays penalty (SKY)
Updated on 21 Jun, 6:51 am
Bradley Wright-Phillips made unwanted MLS history when he became the first player to miss two penalties in the same match as the New York Red Bulls lost 2-1 at home to the Vancouver Whitecaps.
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Rodriguez claims 3,000th hit (SKY)
Updated on 20 Jun, 7:22 am
Alex Rodriguez struck his 3,000th career hit on Friday before thanking New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi for the chance to resurrect his career this season.
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Fenway fan seriously injured (SKY)
Updated on 6 Jun, 8:18 am
A female baseball fan was seriously injured after being struck in the face by a broken bat during the Boston Red Sox's clash with the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park.
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Switch-pitcher solid on debut (SKY)
Updated on 6 Jun, 7:18 am
Oakland Athletics switch pitcher Pat Venditte became the first player in 20 years to throw with both hands in Friday's clash with the Boston Red Sox.
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Kluber misses out on record (SKY)
Updated on 14 May, 7:29 am
Corey Kluber was denied the chance to enter the MLB record books in a 2-0 win for the Cleveland Indians over the St Louis Cardinals.