12152017

Headbutt celebration was light-hearted fun – Bairstow

Media playback is not supported on this device Pint-sized Ashes: Australia strike back on day two England’s Jonny Bairstow said his ‘headbutt’ celebration after his [...]

Froome case a ‘disaster’ for cycling – former UCI boss McQuaid

Chris Froome was tested in September during his Vuelta a Espana win Chris Froome’s adverse drugs test is “a disaster” for cycling that could lose Team Sky all its credibility, says the ex-head [...]

Wiggins’ wife sorry over ‘slithering reptile’ Froome comment

Catherine Wiggins was by her husband’s side as he won the Tour de France in 2012 The wife of five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has apologised for describing Chris Froome as a ‘slithering [...]

British number two Bedene to switch back to Slovenia

Aljaz Bedene’s switch leaves Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund as the only Britons in the men’s top 100 Aljaz Bedene is to switch his allegiance back to Slovenia despite becoming a British citizen in 2015. The [...]

Smith nears 100 to frustrate England on second day

Steve Smith scored an Ashes century at the Waca in the 2013-14 series Captain Steve Smith made an unbeaten 92 as Australia forced their way back into the third Ashes Test on day two in Perth. Smith’s chanceless [...]

‘A massive inspiration’ – Sports Personality contender Jonnie Peacock

<!– We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Jonnie Peacock. Age: 24 Sport: Para-athletics Year in a nutshell Jonnie [...]

Wiggins’ wife sorry over ‘slithering reptile’ Froome comment

Catherine Wiggins was by her husband’s side as he won the Tour de France in 2012 The wife of five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has apologised for describing Chris Froome as a ‘slithering [...]

Ashes: Dawid Malan ‘almost in tears’ after reaching maiden Test century

Media playback is not supported on this device I almost started crying – Malan on Ashes century England batsman Dawid Malan was “almost in tears” after reaching a [...]

Roger Federer wins 2017 BBC Overseas Sports Personality award for record fourth time

Tennis star Roger Federer has won the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year for a record fourth time after a public vote. The 36-year-old Swiss topped the poll ahead of five other shortlisted nominees. Federer [...]

‘Froome case a scandal and double standards’

Tony Martin won time trial silver at London 2012, with Bradley Wiggins taking gold and Chris Froome bronze The handling of Chris Froome’s adverse drugs test by cycling authorities is a “scandal” [...]