Amir Khan says he 'couldn't say no' to Terence Crawford fight

16-01-2019 Amir Khan says he "couldn't say no" to a fight against undefeated world champion Terence Crawford, but insists he still wants to face Kell Brook.

Australian Open 2019: Johanna Konta through after beating Ajla Tomljanovic

16-01-2019 Johanna Konta boosts British hopes at the Australian Open with a titanic three-set win over home player Ajla Tomljanovic in Melbourne.

England in West Indies: Joe Root hits 87 in first warm-up game

16-01-2019 Captain Joe Root returns to form before England collapse on day one of their first warm-up match in the West Indies.

Masters 2019: Neil Robertson knocks out world champion Mark Williams - best shots

16-01-2019 Neil Robertson battles back from 3-1 down to beat world champion Mark Williams 6-3 in the first round of the Masters.

Who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

16-01-2019 After Lewis Hamilton won his fifth world title on Sunday, BBC Sport is asking you just who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly

16-01-2019 Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and SpygateJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the weekend of football just gone, starting with Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Spurs at Wembley, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s sixth victory in his six games in charge. Continue reading...

Mick Schumacher: Ferrari driver academy spot for son of seven-time champion Michael

16-01-2019 Mick Schumacher, son of seven-time champion Michael, has joined the Ferrari driver academy, sources close to the team say.

Transfer roundup: Valencia want Javier Hernández and Fulham sign Ryan Babel

16-01-2019 • Striker keen to join Spanish club from West Ham• Crystal Palace set to sign goalkeeper Lucas PerriJavier Hernández is wanted by Valencia and is keen to join the Spanish club but West Ham will not allow him to leave unless they can bring in another striker.Valencia want a loan deal for Hernández, whereas West Ham would prefer a sale – if they do business at all. They are facing the possibility of losing another forward, Marko Arnautovic, to an unnamed Chinese club, and regard Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson as his ideal replacement. Continue reading...

Pep Guardiola on Manchester City's 3-0 win over 10-man Wolves – video

16-01-2019 Gabriel Jesus scored twice as Manchester City beat 10-man Wolves 3-0 on Monday to cut Liverpool's advantage at the top of the Premier League to four points. Pep Guardiola said his team could not afford to worry about what Liverpool did in their games, but could only control their own performances. Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not pay £100m for Wolves’ Rúben Neves Continue reading...

Andy Murray: from gangly kid to genuine sporting grownup

16-01-2019 Widely loved and politically progressive, the Scot will retire as arguably the greatest individual British sports person of the modern ageStop all the green and yellow Timex clocks. Put away that union jack tea towel. Stow the Pimms-sodden crash barriers at the foot of the Aorangi Terrace.Andy Murray may yet play another Wimbledon this summer, depending on the state of his chronic, career-capping hip injury. But in the wake of a raw and tearful press conference on Friday morning it seems highly likely that next week’s Australian Open will be the final appearance of a stellar, transformative, broadly-sketched tennis career. Continue reading...

FA Cup third round: Blackburn v Newcastle - Sean Longstaff gives Newcastle lead

16-01-2019 Sean Longstaff's deflected long-range effort gives Newcastle United the lead against Blackburn Rovers in the first minute of the FA Cup third-round replay at Ewood Park.

Can Scotland translate Champions Cup progress into a Six Nations surge? | Robert Kitson

16-01-2019 Glasgow and Edinburgh can both reach the European quarter-finals, which should give national side grounds for optimismThere can be no question about the best rugby story of 2019 so far. For Scotland to have the chance of both its professional teams reaching Europe’s last eight going into the final round of Champions Cup pool matches is as unprecedented as it is great news for a tournament which thrives on diversity. Sure, the leading Irish, French and English candidates are still in the mix but a double-whammy of Edinburgh and Glasgow really would be a collector’s item.It is not always an easy life as a pro rugby player in Scotland. There are bigger bucks available elsewhere and, until this season, their major teams have reached the European quarter-finals just twice and once respectively in 22 years of trying. When Gregor Townsend names his Six Nations squad this week it will be from a position of collective psychological strength unparalleled since Jim Telfer’s heyday. Continue reading...

Masters Snooker 2019: Mark Williams loses to Neil Robertson

16-01-2019 World champion Mark Williams loses to Neil Robertson, while Barry Hawkins beats Shaun Murphy at the Masters.

FA Cup: Josleu puts Newcastle 3-2 up against Blackburn in extra time with controversial goal

16-01-2019 A controversial goal from Joselu is allowed to stand as Newcastle take a 3-2 lead against Blackburn in extra time of their FA Cup third-round replay.

Sri Lanka v England: Pick your England team for first Test

16-01-2019 Who do you think should be in the England side for the first Test against Sri Lanka? Choose your XI and share it with your friends.

Cricket’s vices are no more common – it’s just harder to keep them secret | Andy Bull

16-01-2019 Players have been fighting, drinking and sleeping around for as long as they’ve been batting, bowling and catching but these days you can guarantee everyone will know about itWhenever David Green belched he would say “Boycott!” and since he belched a lot “Boycott” was probably one of the first few words I ever heard him say, followed, in short order, by a philippic against “whichever fucker” had forgotten to replace the cellophane wrap on the tray of sandwiches at the back of the press box, the admonishment of a sloppy piece of outfielding, and a caustic enquiry about whether any of the rest of us could possibly help him solve a cryptic crossword clue which he probably already knew the answer to.Green, who played county cricket for 15 years, and wrote about it for another 30, was one of those characters people worry aren’t around any more. He died in 2016. Continue reading...

Transfer window January 2019 – every deal from Europe's top five leagues

16-01-2019 All the latest deals and club-by-club guides for the top divisions in England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany Continue reading...

Harry Kane: Tottenham striker out until March with ankle injury

16-01-2019 Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be out until early March after injuring ankle ligaments in Sunday's 1-0 defeat by Manchester United.