Jonny Bairstow fell two short of a century as England’s batsmen completed their preparations for this month’s first Test against the West Indies.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson wants to follow his new five-year contract with trophies after admitting extending his stay at the club was a “no-brainer”.
Nottingham Forest icon Martin O’Neill is honoured to be returning to the City Ground as manager and wants to end the club’s long exile from the Premier League.
Johanna Konta lost to Garbine Muguruza in one of the latest matches ever at a grand slam as Thursday’s play at the Australian Open stretched into Friday.
Paul Pogba has urged Manchester United to prove they have the characteristics of a big team by continuing their perfect record under caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
British interest in the singles at the Australian Open ended with a late-night defeat for Johanna Konta against two-time grand slam champion Garbine Muguruza.
Everton manager Marco Silva admits there will be more departures than arrivals this month as he has been told by the club’s board that finances are not available for new signings.
Durham seamer Mark Wood has been added to England’s Test squad in the West Indies as a replacement for the injured Olly Stone.
Jose Mourinho has rejected criticism of his record as Manchester United manager, saying people do not know what went on “behind the scenes”.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard believes Marcelo Bielsa was wrong to watch opposition training sessions and called for football’s authorities to legislate against spying.
Novak Djokovic won a rematch of the 2008 Australian Open final against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to set up a third-round clash with 19-year-old Denis Shapovalov.
Chris Hughton is content for Brighton to “creep under the radar” in their quest for Premier League survival.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery insists it has been business as usual with head of recruitment Sven Mislintat despite reports the German is set to depart.
Leicester manager Claude Puel is happy for punters to keep wasting their money by betting on his future.
Sunderland boss Jack Ross has admitted selling striker Josh Maja and immediately bringing him back to the club on loan could be a solution to the uncertainty surrounding his future.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry recovered from a poor start to remain the man to catch in the £5.4million Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Bayern Munich will hope to cut the gap to Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund as their season resumes at Hoffenheim on Friday.
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is confident wantaway striker Marko Arnautovic will not follow Dimitri Payet’s lead and go on strike.
Lleyton Hewitt hit back at “clown” Bernard Tomic in an extraordinary press conference, claiming the 26-year-old has threatened and tried to blackmail him.
Carl Frampton will discuss his future on Thursday after considering retirement following his defeat by Josh Warrington.