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Ageless Venus Williams soars into Miami Open semi-finals

Venus Williams continues to roll back the years as she swatted aside world number one Angelique Kerber to move into the Miami Open semi-finals.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger ready to play anywhere for Chicago Fire

Bastian Schweinsteiger is prepared to be versatile as Chicago Fire head coach Veljko Paunovic contemplates how to accommodate his star signing in his team.

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Lamela to have hip surgery and will miss rest of the season

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

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Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez 'happy' in London

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez insists he is happy in London but wants to play in a team with a "winning mentality".

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Rafael Nadal moves closer to first Miami Open success

Rafael Nadal's dreams of winning the Miami Open remain in tact after a straight sets win over Jack Sock sent him to the semi-finals.

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Jermain Defoe 'could leave Sunderland for nothing following relegation'

England international Jermain Defoe could leave Sunderland for nothing this summer if the club do not retain their Premier League status.

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Spurs set for extended deadline over whether to play at Wembley next season

Tottenham are expected to confirm they have been given extra time to make a decision on playing at Wembley next season.

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Mixed emotions for Pavey after upgrade to 2007 world 10,000m bronze

Jo Pavey was thrilled after it was confirmed she would be upgraded to 10,000 metres bronze at the 2007 World Championships - but said the news left a "bittersweet" feeling.

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Saracens lock Jim Hamilton fully focused on Glasgow for Champions Cup showdown

Jim Hamilton has warned Glasgow there is no chance Saracens will take their eye off the ball in Sunday's Champions Cup showdown.

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Johanna Konta 'stayed in the present' as she books semi-final spot in Miami

Johanna Konta did not let her mind wander to the past as she became the first British woman to make the semi-finals of the Miami Open.

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Russell Westbrook inspires Oklahoma to victory with 57 points

Russell Westbrook's superb individual performance led the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win against the Orlando Magic.

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WADA president wants early call on Russia's participation at 2018 Winter Games

World Anti-Doping Agency president Sir Craig Reedie has called for a decision to be made on Russia's participation at the 2018 Winter Olympics at the earliest moment.

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Lord Ouseley urges PL boss to show more 'leadership' on BAME manager issue

Anti-racism campaigner Lord Ouseley has called on Premier League boss Richard Scudamore to show more leadership in the effort to increase the number of football managers from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds.

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Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms

Maria Sharapova said she fought for the truth so she can end her career on her terms.

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Sale winger Denny Solomona wants to play for England after switching codes

Denny Solomona has his sights on an England place following his controversial switch to rugby union.

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Deschamps backs TV replays despite decisions going against France in Spain loss

France coach Didier Deschamps believes the use of TV replays will prove the "evolution of football" after watching his side lose 2-0 against Spain at the Stade de France, where the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into play for two key goal decisions.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Roger Federer's impressive start to the 2017 campaign continued as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 7-6 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.

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Jeff Astle's family urge PFA chief Gordon Taylor to quit over brain injury issue

Jeff Astle's daughter and widow have called for Gordon Taylor to quit as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after accusing the union of letting down the late West Brom and England striker.

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ECB chairman rallies support for T20 shift at Lord's meeting

Colin Graves is calling on English cricket to embrace a "ground-breaking opportunity" to ensure a new city-based Twenty20 tournament becomes reality.

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UK Sport 'concerns' over Jess Varnish affair add to British Cycling's troubles

Elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling's board it has "serious concerns" about its handling of allegations against ex-technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case.

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