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Adam Lallana: England have a better chance with experience of Jermain Defoe

Adam Lallana believes England have a better chance of winning trophies if the likes of Jermain Defoe are in the squad.

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Gareth Southgate won't be complacent over World Cup qualification

England have built up a four-point cushion at the top of Group F but Gareth Southgate is not taking World Cup qualification for granted.

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Jamie Ward: Drawing on past success will stand Northern Ireland in good stead

Jamie Ward predicts Northern Ireland's previous qualification experience will pay dividends in the second half of their quest to make the World Cup.

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Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman looking to future after breaking leg

Seamus Coleman is already looking to the future as he sets out on the long road to recovery from his horrific double leg fracture.

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Andy Murray set to miss GB Davis Cup tie against France due to elbow 'tear'

Andy Murray's elbow injury is set to keep him out of the Davis Cup quarter-final tie with France next week, according to brother Jamie.

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Wiggins calls Brailsford's marginal gains mantra 'a load of rubbish'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has dismissed the marginal gains process at the centre of British Cycling's success under Sir Dave Brailsford as "a load of rubbish".

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Bradley Lowery enjoys "amazing" Wembley experience with his mate Jermain Defoe

Bradley Lowery described his day watching his "best mate" Jermain Defoe make a successful return to the England squad as "amazing" and "fabulous".

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Lewis Hamilton says his hunger to be world champion has doubled

A determined Lewis Hamilton has said he wants to win the world title more than ever before, and claimed his hunger has doubled this season as he prepares for a battle royale with Sebastian Vettel.

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Overhaul of T20 competition ECB's biggest ever undertaking, says chairman Graves

The process of creating a new domestic Twenty20 competition is the biggest the England and Wales Cricket Board has undertaken, according to chairman Colin Graves.

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Wembley pays tribute to victims of Westminster attack

Wembley paid an emotional tribute to victims of the Westminster terror attack ahead of England's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania.

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Lewis Hamilton relishing new rivalry with 'great driver' Sebastian Vettel

Lewis Hamilton has revealed he is braced for a tougher rivalry with Sebastian Vettel than Nico Rosberg in what he believes will be the "best against the best" battling it out for this year's Formula One crown.

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British Cycling boss Stephen Park: Bullying claims have been 'sensationalised'

New British Cycling boss Stephen Park insists allegations of bullying within the sport have been "sensationalised" and are "not representative of the whole programme".

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Anthony Crolla open to Ricky Burns fight but first wants break with family

Anthony Crolla is planning a well-earned break after a tough couple of years in and out of the ring but would be happy to move up a division to face Ricky Burns on his return.

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Gareth Southgate wants fans and players to be great ambassadors for England

England manager Gareth Southgate has called on players and fans alike to prove they are great ambassadors for the country at Wembley on Sunday.

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Anthony Crolla "beaten by the better man" after Jorge Linares defeat

Anthony Crolla acknowledged he was beaten by the better man as Jorge Linares put on a classy performance to retain the WBA lightweight title at the Manchester Arena.

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Ellie Downie claims British title

Ellie Downie claimed the women's all-around title at the British Gymnastics Championships at a sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night.

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Hamilton lands pole in Australia, but is braced for a battle

Lewis Hamilton is predicting a tight championship battle, despite clearing the first hurdle to victory at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix by securing a brilliant pole position.

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Wiggins: Doping the 'worst thing to be accused of for a man of my integrity'

Sir Bradley Wiggins has vowed to "shock a few people" when he finally has his say on doping allegations.

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Owen Williams boots Leicester to victory in Premiership thriller at Northampton

Owen Williams held his nerve to hand Leicester victory in a thrilling East Midlands derby at Franklin's Gardens.

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Chris Smalling injury results in first England call-up for Ben Gibson

Chris Smalling has been forced out of the England squad through injury, leading Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson to receive his first call-up.

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