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Nigeria keen on England U20 striker Ademola Lookman (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 2:36 pm
Nigeria want to persuade 19-year-old Everton striker Ademola Lookman to play for them rather than England.
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Lawro's Premier League predictions v James McAvoy (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 2:19 pm
Actor and lifelong Celtic fan James McAvoy predicts this weekend's Premier League results and reveals his favourite players from the Scottish side.
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Henri Lansbury: Aston Villa close to signing Nottingham Forest captain (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:20 pm
Aston Villa are set to complete the signing of Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury by the end of Friday.
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Antonio 'close' to new deal (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:15 pm
West Ham manager Slaven Bilic says that Michail Antonio deserves a new contract and hopes an agreement is "close".
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West Ham close in on new man (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:00 pm
Slaven Bilic is optimistic West Ham will make a new signing before the weekend as Dimitri Payet's future remains in the balance.
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Hull City's Jake Livermore to have West Brom medical (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:44 pm
West Brom are closing in on signing Hull City midfielder Jake Livermore and are in exploratory talks over a move for Watford striker Odion Ighalo.
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Watch: The best goals from last year's Scottish Cup fourth round (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:28 pm
The pick of the goals from last season's Scottish Cup fourth round ahead of the same stage of this term's tournament (UK only).
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Who is Bernardo Silva? (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:20 pm
Manchester United have been linked with a move for Bernardo Silva - but who is the Monaco midfielder?
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Arsene Wenger rules out Arsenal move for Dimitri Payet (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:18 pm
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger rules out a move for West Ham's Dimitri Payet and says the Gunners are unlikely to make any signings during the January window.
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Per Mertesacker: Arsenal defender signs one-year contract extension (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:06 pm
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker, who is yet to play this season because of injury, signs a one-year contract extension.
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Cheshire Police to probe abuse of 83 young footballers (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:03 pm
More than 200 reports of historical sex abuse have been made and three suspects identified, Cheshire Police says.
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WATCH: Real's 'keeper drills (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:00 pm
Watch as Real Madrid's goalkeepers are put to the test in a training session with some unusual drills.
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Carlos Tevez: Shanghai Shenua striker greeted by hundreds at airport (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:44 am
Argentina striker Carlos Tevez is greeted by hundreds of jubilant Shanghai Shenua fans on his arrival in China on Thursday morning.
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Rank Utd's signings since Fergie (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:40 am
Memphis Depay is on his way out of Old Trafford, but how does he compare to other Manchester United signings since Sir Alex Ferguson retired?
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Should Lucas Perez play more? (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:10 am
Lucas Perez has featured sparingly for Arsenal since his £17m arrival from Deportivo La Coruna, but does he deserve more playing time? The stats make a strong case for the Spaniard…

Rugby Union

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Gloucester: Gareth Evans & Ben Vellacott agree new deals with Premiership side (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 2:12 pm
Gloucester give forward Gareth Evans a new two-year deal and academy product Ben Vellacott his first professional contract.
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Challenge Cup: Edinburgh v Timisoara Saracens (Fri) (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:16 pm
Edinburgh make six changes for Friday's Challenge Cup meeting with Timisoara Saracens as the hosts move to new home Myreside.
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European Champions Cup: Castres v Leinster (Fri) (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:55 pm
Leinster make three changes to their starting team for Friday's European Champions Cup game against Castres.
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Maxime Mermoz: Leicester Tigers keen to sign France centre (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:48 am
Leicester Tigers are keen on signing France international centre Maxime Mermoz on a deal until the end of the season.
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Sky Live: Castres v Leinster (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:04 am
Leinster will secure a home quarter-final in the Champions Cup if they record a sixth successive win over Castres on Friday, live on Sky Sports 2 HD from 7.30pm.
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Joseph: Forget 2015 heroics (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:30 am
Japan coach Jamie Joseph wants to forget the country's astonishing 2015 World Cup run as he looks to create his own blueprint for the future.
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O'Connell joins BBC's extensive Six Nations coverage (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:00 am
Follow all the action from the 2017 Six Nations Championship on BBC television, radio and online - including seven games live on TV.
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Cotter delighted with changes (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 7:30 am
Scotland head coach Vern Cotter reckons the new Six Nations bonus-point system will encourage attacking rugby.
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Jones could choose new captain (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 11:44 pm
Head coach Eddie Jones has indicated Dylan Hartley could face competition for the England captaincy in the near future.
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RFU may impose its own five-year residency rule (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 11:15 pm
The RFU may impose a five-year residency rule on England if World Rugby fails to increase the existing eligibility level.
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RFU to tighten residency rule (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 10:14 pm
The Rugby Football Union will consider imposing its own five-year residency rule on England if World Rugby fails to increase the existing level for eligibility.
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Rugby concussions: RFU head of medicine defends HIA process (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 5:40 pm
The Rugby Football Union's head of medicine says 98.5% of concussions and suspected concussions were treated correctly last season.
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Stade Francais awarded win (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 5:10 pm
Stade Francais have been awarded a five-point win from their postponed European Challenge Cup clash with Timisoara Saracens.
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Murray defends Munster doctors (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:30 pm
Conor Murray insists Munster followed “every protocol possible” when treating him following his collision with Glasgow Warriors’ Tim Swinson last Saturday.
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Marler 50/50 for Six Nations start (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:20 pm
Joe Marler, the England prop who suffered a fractured leg just 11 days ago, could still make the starting XV against France on February 4.


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'Wonderful opportunity for Andy' (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:50 pm
Andy Murray has a "wonderful opportunity" to win the Australian Open, but Barry Cowan says "it's disrespectful on everyone else to say he's won it".
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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal reach round three (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:43 pm
Six-time Australian Open winner Serena Williams stays on course for a 23rd Grand Slam, while Rafael Nadal also reaches round three.
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Cash fears Djokovic's best days are behind him (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:53 pm
Novak Djokovic has "lost his edge" and is "a shadow of what he was at his peak", says Pat Cash after the Serb's shock Australian Open exit
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Australian Open 2017: Johanna Konta wins but Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund lose (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:25 pm
Johanna Konta reaches the third round of the Australian Open but fellow Britons Heather Watson and Kyle Edmund go out.
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Six-time champion Djokovic knocked out by world number 117 (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:25 pm
Defending champion Novak Djokovic is beaten in five sets by world number 117 Denis Istomin in the Australian Open second round.
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Who is Sam Querrey? (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:00 pm
Andy Murray cut a frustrated figure against Illya Marchenko, and there were concerns when he rolled his ankle against Andrey Rublev, but it has been relatively plain sailing for the world No 1 in Melbourne.
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Novak defends Istomin shocker (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:50 am
A deflated Novak Djokovic defended himself against accusations of lacking motivation after his stunning second-round elimination by Uzbek wildcard Denis Istomin.
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Defending doubles champions Murray & Soares lose in first round (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:57 am
Defending champions Jamie Murray of Britain and Brazilian partner Bruno Soares lose in the men's doubles first round.
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Australia Open: Johanna Konta looks ahead to Caroline Wozniacki meeting (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:55 am
Britain's Johanna Konta looks ahead to her Australian Open third-round match with Caroline Wozniacki after beating Naomi Osaka of Japan.
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Murray odds-on for Aus Open (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:30 am
Andy Murray has been installed the odds-on favourite to win the Australian Open following Novak Djokovic's shock second-round loss.
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Radwanska sent packing (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 9:30 am
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni turned back the clock to stun third seed Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open while Karolina Pliskova was in dominant form with a straight sets win over Russian qualifier Anna Blinkova.
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Clinical Raonic sees off Muller (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 8:30 am
Milos Raonic continued his strong start to his Australian Open campaign as he eased past Gilles Muller in straight sets to reach the third round.
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Djokovic shocked by Istomin (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 8:00 am
Novak Djokovic's hopes of a record-breaking seventh Australian Open title were shattered by an inspired Denis Istomin in a five-set thriller on Thursday.
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Konta continues winning run (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 7:00 am
Johanna Konta set up a blockbuster third-round clash against Caroline Wozniacki after cruising to victory at the Australian Open on Thursday.
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Friday's order of play (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:25 pm
Thursday's second round order of play at Melbourne Park, with Britain's Andy Murray and Dan Evans in action.




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Stress-free round for Stenson (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:10 pm
Henrik Stenson celebrated his first competitive round of 2017 with a flawless 64 despite having "limited preparation" ahead of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
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WATCH: Robbed of an ace! (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 10:52 am
Matt Fitzpatrick was a whisker away from celebrating the first hole-in-one of his professional career, but his caddie insisted he did not want the ball to drop on that hole as there was no prize!
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WATCH: Golfer waxwork prank! (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 5:06 pm
Sergio Garcia, Adam Scott and Ernie Els gave one golf fan an unexpected surprise during a photocall ahead of the Singapore Open.
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WATCH: Star golfers in the mix (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 5:04 pm
Four of the world's top golfers were treated to a mixing masterclass from TV and radio personality Reggie Yates as players practiced to the sound of music ahead of the ABU Dhabi HSBC Championship.
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Stenson backs Ryder Cup change (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:40 pm
Henrik Stenson has praised the changes made to the Ryder Cup qualification system and European Tour membership criteria.
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Richard Bland: Hampshire golfer looking to 'push on' through 2017 (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 12:08 pm
Richard Bland believes he has the game to "push on" from his most successful year on the European Tour.
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WATCH: Escape from 'Alcatraz'! (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 12:00 pm
Jason Dufner returns to this week's CareerBuilder Challenge as defending champion, a year on from producing to a moment of magic to claim a dramatic win.
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Open spots in Singapore (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 11:20 am
Sergio Garcia and former world No 1 Adam Scott headline this week's Singapore Open, where qualification spots for the 146th Open are up for grabs.
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Els: Age no barrier for Tiger (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 9:20 am
Ernie Els says age is no barrier to success for Tiger Woods as he attempts to add to his haul of 14 majors after an injury lay-off.
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Ryder Cup 2018: Europe to increase wildcards from three to four (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 8:30 am
Europe's Ryder Cup team will feature four wildcards in 2018, and players will need to play only four tournaments to retain membership.
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Ryder Cup changes for Europe (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 7:00 am
European Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn will have one extra wildcard pick for his team in 2018 after a revamp of the qualification rules.
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NEW: Sky Sports Golf podcast (SKY)
Updated on 17 Jan, 3:10 pm
Sports fans will have a new way to keep up-to-date with the latest news and information from the world of golf with the launch of the Sky Sports Golf podcast.
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Abu Dhabi: R1 tee times (SKY)
Updated on 17 Jan, 12:40 pm
Tee times for the opening round of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, where Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson and Danny Willett are part of the same group.
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Fowler: No easier without Rory (SKY)
Updated on 17 Jan, 11:07 am
Rickie Fowler believes the absence of Rory McIlroy doesn’t make his title defence any easier at this week’s Abu Dhabi Golf Championship.
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The Perfect Storm (SKY)
Updated on 17 Jan, 8:00 am
Graeme Storm edged out Rory McIlroy in a thrilling play-off to win the BMW SA Open title just 84 days after he thought he had lost his card, and Nick Dougherty has been reflecting on his huge achievement.


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Sky Live: S Africa v Sri Lanka (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 1:30 pm
After claiming a 3-0 series sweep in the Test arena, South Africa will be looking to continue their winning run in the first IT20 against Sri Lanka, on Friday.
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WATCH: Second ODI highlights (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:30 pm
Yuvraj Singh smashed his highest ODI score of 150 as he and MS Dhoni took apart England for 381 runs in the second ODI.
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WATCH: Dhoni breaks camera (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:09 pm
How do you stop MS Dhoni hitting sixes?
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Smith hits century in Aus win (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 12:00 pm
Steve Smith struck an eighth one-day international hundred as Australia eased to a seven-wicket win over Pakistan in the third ODI in Perth, taking a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
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Jack Taylor: Gloucestershire off-spinner signs new contract (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 11:48 am
Gloucestershire off-spinner Jack Taylor signs an extended contract until the end of the 2019 season.
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'Naughty' Big Bash on-air chat being investigated (BBC)
Updated on 19 Jan, 9:03 am
An on-air exchange between Adelaide Strikers captain Brad Hodge and a commentator in the Big Bash is being investigated by Cricket Australia.
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India v England LIVE! (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 7:20 am
Over-by-over updates and in-play clips from the second ODI between India and England, in Cuttack. Watch live on Sky Sports 2.
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Australia v Pakistan scorecard (SKY)
Updated on 19 Jan, 3:20 am
Updates and over-by-over commentary of the second ODI between Australia and Pakistan, in Perth.
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AB de Villiers: South Africa batsman out of England Test series (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 7:46 pm
AB de Villiers rules himself out of South Africa's summer Tests in England as he starts "prioritising what I want to achieve".
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Buttler: Morgan's a pioneer (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 6:06 pm
Eoin Morgan is still regarded as a "revolutionary" by England's one-day players, according to his vice-captain Jos Buttler.
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Rachael Heyhoe Flint dies aged 77 (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 6:02 pm
The women's cricket pioneer and Wolves vice-president dies aged 77 after a short illness.
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Cricket pioneer Heyhoe Flint dies (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:50 pm
Former England cricket captain Rachael Heyhoe Flint has died at the age of 77 after a short illness.
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De Villiers out of England Tests (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:30 pm
AB de Villiers will not be available to South Africa for the Test series with England this summer.
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Sky Live: India v England (SKY)
Updated on 18 Jan, 4:20 pm
England head into the second ODI against India, live on Sky Sports 2, needing a victory to keep the series alive.
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Ireland beat UAE to make Desert T20 semis (BBC)
Updated on 18 Jan, 2:03 pm
Ireland qualify for the semi-finals of the inaugural Desert T20 tournament by beating hosts UAE by 24 runs in Dubai.

Other Sports

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World Series: Did you know? (SKY)
Updated on 25 Oct, 5:00 am
We look at the World Series, Major League Baseball's best-of-seven championship final between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians that opens on Tuesday night at Progressive Field.
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Tebow starts Mets career (SKY)
Updated on 20 Sep, 3:49 pm
Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow has kicked off his professional baseball career as he looks to make his way into MLB with the New York Mets.
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Cubs dominate NL all-star team (SKY)
Updated on 6 Jul, 6:30 am
The teams have been announced for next week's annual Major League Baseball all-star game and the Chicago Cubs will be strongly represented.
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Eight-game ban for Odor (SKY)
Updated on 17 May, 8:53 pm
Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been banned for eight games for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista.
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America's most exciting (SKY)
Updated on 12 May, 3:30 pm
After Stephen Curry was given the unanimous Most Valuable Player vote in the NBA earlier this week, I thought it was high time to vote for the most exciting player in each sport. Some might even get two votes. Some might even see a team voted for.
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MLB moves Puerto Rico games (SKY)
Updated on 6 May, 8:16 pm
Major League Baseball has moved two regular season games due to be held in Puerto Rico because of concerns over the Zika virus.
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Reds shut out by Arrieta (SKY)
Updated on 22 Apr, 5:51 am
Jake Arrieta threw the second no-hitter of his career as the Chicago Cubs routed the Cincinnati Reds 16-0 at the Great American Ball Park.
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Royals open with victory (SKY)
Updated on 4 Apr, 6:18 am
The Kansas City Royals celebrated lifting the World Series banner at Kauffman Stadium by beating the New York Mets 4-3 to kick off the defence of their title.
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MLB eyes London for 2017 game (SKY)
Updated on 26 Jan, 5:47 pm
Major League Baseball is hopeful of playing a first regular season game in London as early as the summer of 2017.
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Greinke handed record deal (SKY)
Updated on 8 Dec, 6:03 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalised a record six-year $206.5m (£138m) deal with free agent pitcher Zack Greinke.
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Greinke cancels Dodgers deal (SKY)
Updated on 4 Nov, 5:20 pm
Zack Greinke could return to the Los Angeles Dodgers next year despite cancelling the last three years of his contract.
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Whitlock ends wait for gold (SKY)
Updated on 31 Oct, 3:55 pm
Max Whitlock has ended Britain's 112-year wait for a men's gold medal at the gymnastics World Championships.
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MLB: Cueto silences Mets (SKY)
Updated on 29 Oct, 6:42 am
Johnny Cueto produced a dominant pitching display as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 7-1 to take a 2-0 lead in the World Series.
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MLB: Hosmer hands Royals lead (SKY)
Updated on 28 Oct, 6:27 am
Eric Hosmer turned from villain to hero as the Kansas City Royals won a record-breaking game to take a 1-0 lead over the New York Mets in the World Series.
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World Series preview (SKY)
Updated on 27 Oct, 8:14 am
Matt Harvey will try to get the New York Mets off to a flying start when baseball's World Series opens in Kansas City on Tuesday night.