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Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton makes match-winning return against France

Johnny Sexton shrugged off France's latest bully-boy tactics to pilot Ireland's stubborn 19-9 RBS 6 Nations victory in Dublin.

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Mourinho's United will win more than one trophy this season, says Cantona

Eric Cantona is convinced Manchester United will land the first of many trophies in the Jose Mourinho era at Wembley on Sunday.

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Scotland head coach Vern Cotter proud of long-awaited win over Wales

Vern Cotter hailed Scotland's second-half fightback against Wales as his ever-improving line-up kept hopes of a first Triple Crown in 27 years alive.

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Ben Te'o urged to seize England chance by scrum coach Neal Hatley

Ben Te'o and James Haskell have been challenged to carry the impact they have made as replacements into the starting line-up when England face Italy on Sunday.

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Conor O'Shea hits back at Italy detractors and says Six Nations should expand

Conor O'Shea has reacted to scrutiny of Italy's place in the RBS 6 Nations by declaring the tournament should be expanded if the sport is to flourish.

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UK Sport chairman Rod Carr defends investment in medal pursuit

UK Sport chairman Rod Carr has defended the funding agency's high-performance remit and described as "highly questionable" research which said three in four Britons would prefer Government money going to improving grassroots sport above the pursuit of Olympic and Paralympic medals.

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Ranieri sacking 'shameful', says chairman of Leicester City Supporters' Club

Leicester City Supporters' Club chairman Cliff Ginnetta has called Claudio Ranieri's sacking "shameful and embarrassing".

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Shaun Wane tight-lipped over Wigan game being rearranged

Wigan coach Shaun Wane refused to speak about the controversy surrounding his side's hastily-rearanged Betfred Super League clash at Widnes on Friday.

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Eddie Jones: Dylan Hartley is first name on team sheet right now

Eddie Jones has reacted to scrutiny of Dylan Hartley's ongoing selection by insisting England's captain will remain the first name on the team sheet for the foreseeable future.

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Jose Mourinho pondering Wayne Rooney start in EFL Cup final

Jose Mourinho is weighing up whether to start Wayne Rooney in the EFL Cup final after the Manchester United ended speculation about his immediate future.

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Wembley clash can be a defining moment for EFL Cup rivals

Manchester United v Southampton - Jose Mourinho's well-drilled machine versus the constantly regenerating upstarts.

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Fernando Alonso reveals Mercedes talks

Double world champion Fernando Alonso has revealed he staged talks with Mercedes over the possibility of replacing Nico Rosberg.

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Lewis Hamilton confident of regaining world title

A confident Lewis Hamilton has claimed he is in the best shape of his career and vowed to regain his Formula One world title.

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IAAF permits three Russian athletes to compete under a neutral flag

Three Russian athletes have been declared eligible to compete internationally under a neutral flag by the IAAF's Doping Review Board, the governing body has announced.

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Mike Catt's return to Twickenham with Italy adds spice to Six Nations clash

Mike Brown will welcome Mike Catt back to Twickenham despite knowing that England's former skills coach might still hold some key inside information on the RBS 6 Nations champions.

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Pat Perez predicts Tiger Woods will not play again

American golfer Pat Perez believes Tiger Woods will not play again after being forced to pull out of last month's Dubai Desert Classic with back spasms.

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Olympian Max Whitlock reveals the Queen is a fan of gymnastics

The Queen loves watching gymnastics, according to Olympic star Max Whitlock who was appointed an MBE for his services to the sport.

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Lewis Hamilton not missing Nico Rosberg as he looks to new season with Mercedes

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he will not miss Nico Rosberg and has drawn a line under last season's championship defeat to his long-term rival.

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Sailor Sir Ben Ainslie nearly turned to Sir Chris Hoy's pedal power

Sir Ben Ainslie contemplated calling on Sir Chris Hoy for help in his bid to win Great Britain's first America's Cup in 166 years.

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BT Sport to broadcast FIFA 17 finals as e-Sports' rise continues

BT Sport has agreed a deal with EA Sports to broadcast people playing FIFA 17, the UK's most popular video game, for the first time on British and Irish television.

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