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Finalist Selby says winning third World Championship would be dream come true

Mark Selby said it would be a dream come true to become a three-time world champion after he set up a Crucible final showdown with John Higgins.

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Fury tells Joshua 'challenge accepted' as he seeks showdown with world champion

Tyson Fury responded to Anthony Joshua calling him out immediately after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko by saying "challenge accepted".

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Sunderland owner Ellis Short admits 'mistakes have been made' during his tenure

Sunderland owner Ellis Short has admitted mistakes have been made during his tenure after being left angry and disappointed by the club's relegation from the Premier League.

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Wladimir Klitschko in no rush to decide future after Wembley loss

Wladimir Klitschko will take time to consider his future in boxing but revealed he will only fight again for a rematch with Anthony Joshua.

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Victorious Anthony Joshua willing to face Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch

Anthony Joshua is willing to face Wladimir Klitschko in a world heavyweight title rematch after the Ukrainian revealed it is the only bout that could tempt him to fight on.

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Captain John O'Shea calls for Sunderland to restore pride

Skipper John O'Shea has challenged relegated Sunderland to restore some of their battered pride during what remains of a disastrous season.

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Arsene Wenger: Arsenal will be ready to fight in north London derby

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will be sending out a team ready to fight as he looks to mastermind a victory over title-chasing Tottenham in Sunday's north London derby.

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England call up for Warrington stand-off Kevin Brown

Warrington stand-off Kevin Brown has been called up by England for Saturday's Test match against Samoa as a replacement for the injured George Williams.

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Jurgen Klopp not scared about potential Premier League slide

Jurgen Klopp is not concerned his Liverpool side could drop out of the Premier League's top four this weekend.

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Alexander Levy edges Dylan Frittelli in play-off to win Volvo China Open

France's Alexander Levy won the Volvo China Open for the second time in four years after beating South Africa's Dylan Frittelli in a play-off in Beijing.

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David Moyes says Sunderland relegation is 'worst day' of managerial career

David Moyes suffered his worst day in football as Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League drew to a painful conclusion.

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Maria Sharapova sees Stuttgart challenge ended by Kristina Mladenovic

Kristina Mladenovic produced a stunning comeback to end Maria Sharapova's run at the Porsche Grand Prix and take her place in Sunday's final.

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Andy Murray beaten by Austria's Dominic Thiem in Barcelona Open semi-final

Andy Murray lost a brutal battle with powerful Austrian Dominic Thiem as his run at the Barcelona Open was ended in the semi-finals.

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Lewis Hamilton admits he has a tough task to beat Sebastian Vettel in Russia

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he faces a tall order to prevent championship rival Sebastian Vettel from extending his lead in the Formula One title race after he qualified only fourth for the Russian Grand Prix.

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Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua heralded the start of a new era of heavyweight boxing by dramatically knocking out Wladimir Klitschko in 11 rounds.

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Nacer Bouhanni wins Tour de Yorkshire stage two as Caleb Ewan takes blue jersey

French sprinter Nacer Bouhanni took victory on stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate as a second consecutive second place put Australian Caleb Ewan in the leader's blue jersey.

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Lizzie Deignan defies team orders to secure victory in women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan revealed she used local knowledge to defy her race director and solo to victory in the Women's Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate.

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Joe Root gets the better of brother Billy as Yorkshire thrash Nottinghamshire

Yorkshire Vikings began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with an impressive seven-wicket victory over the Nottinghamshire Outlaws at Trent Bridge.

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Team Sky will discipline Gianni Moscon after he racially abused Kevin Reza

Team Sky will take disciplinary action against Gianni Moscon after it emerged the Italian rider used racially abusive language towards FDJ's Kevin Reza during the Tour de Romandie.

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Tony Adams insists the future remains bright at Granada despite relegation

Granada caretaker boss Tony Adams is confident the future is bright at the club despite relegation from LaLiga after a 2-1 defeat at Real Sociedad.

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