Golf

Players Championship: Russell Knox ready to return to scene of ‘epic fail’

Russell Knox believes the field at the Players Championship is stronger than any major line up Players Championship Venue: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida Dates: 11-14 May Coverage: Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website on Saturday and Sunday. Scotland’s Russell Knox insists he won’t be haunted by taking nine shots on Sawgrass’s […]

Football

Critics are ‘Fifa-bashing’ and spreading ‘fake news’ – Gianni Infantino

President Gianni Infantino was addressing the 67th Fifa congress in the Bahraini capital Manama Critics of world football’s governing body are spreading “fake news” and taking part in “Fifa bashing”, says president Gianni Infantino. Fifa’s decision this week not to reappoint ethics chiefs Hans-Joachim Eckert and Cornel Borbely means an end to the reform process, […]

Football

Malaysia chief fears player poisonings during North Korea visit

Malaysia (in black kit) are ranked 158 in the world by Fifa Malaysia’s football chief says he is worried his country’s players could be poisoned if their Asian Cup qualifier goes ahead in North Korea’s Pyongyang. Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim wants the game to be moved to a neutral venue “for the sake of the […]

Basketball

Kristaps Porzingis wants to stay in New York, brother says

Kristaps Porzingis’ brother Janis Porzingis said the Knicks forward wishes to remain in New York but also wants the club to create an environment conducive to player development and winning. His brother made it clear that if traded, Porzingis intends to play out his contract and test free agency. “Kris wants to stay in New […]

Football

Funeral service held for ex-England defender Ugo Ehiogu

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ugo Ehiogu was capped four times by England, scoring one international goal The funeral of former England defender Ugo Ehiogu has taken place in London. The 44-year-old, Tottenham’s Under-23s coach, died in hospital last month after collapsing at the club’s training ground. He suffered a cardiac arrest. England manager […]

Football

Borussia Dortmund bomb attack: Marc Bartra returns to training

Bartra posed for selfies with his team-mates during Wednesday’s training session Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra has returned to full training, a month after being injured in a bomb attack on the German club’s team bus. The 26-year-old Spain international had surgery on his right hand and wrist following the blast, which happened ahead of […]

Football

Accrington Stanley chairman Andy Holt stands by Premier League criticism

Stanley chairman on ‘obscene’ Pogba fees and the Premier League Accrington Stanley chairman Andy Holt has refused to back down despite what he considers a threat from the Premier League after his criticism of spending. Holt had said Football League clubs were like “a starving peasant begging for scraps” from the top flight. The Premier […]