England all-rounder Ben Stokes has condemned as “utterly disgusting” a front-page newspaper story reporting on a family tragedy from more than three decades ago.
England spinner Jack Leach has been made available for Somerset’s potential Specsavers County Championship decider against Essex next week.
Finn Russell believes the real Scotland are ready to emerge from the wreckage of their injury-hit Six Nations and take the World Cup by storm.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith is not concerned by a lack of goals in his team and insists his new-look squad are still adjusting to life in the Premier League.
Aberdeen will host the 2019 BBC Sports Personality of the Year event, the corporation has announced.
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper has expressed fear for the sport’s future in light of CVC Capital Partners’ proposed investment into the Six Nations.
Manchester City launch their latest attempt to win the Champions League as they travel to Ukraine to face familiar foes Shakhtar Donestsk in Kharkiv on Wednesday.
Neymar has had his three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials reduced to two games by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Tottenham begin their Champions League campaign against Olympiacos on Wednesday.
Scott Wisemantel has braced England to face a nation driven on by their fierce pride at having never been colonised when their World Cup opens in Sapporo on Sunday.