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Zharnel Hughes: Briton sets world leading 100m time and PB of 9.91secs in Jamaica

Britain’s Zharnel Hughes ran 9.91 seconds – the fastest 100m time in the world this year – as he went under 10 seconds for the first time in Jamaica. The 22-year-old did not start as well as home sprinter Yohan ...

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Captaining through a crisis – Ganguly reflects on leading India

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly speaks to the BBC about his tenure. BBC Sport – Cricket

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Leading chaser Douvan ruled out for season

Leading chaser Douvan is to miss the whole of the jump racing season. Douvan was unbeaten in 13 races from 13 starts after joining Irish trainer Willie Mullins, until he was seventh in March’s Queen Mother Champion Chase at the ...

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Allardyce is leading contender for Everton manager's job

Sam Allardyce is the leading contender for the Everton manager’s job. The Premier League club’s search for a new boss has taken on fresh urgency after Sunday’s 4-1 loss at Southampton. Allardyce, 63, was an early candidate to succeed Ronald ...

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Leading drivers back 'halo' introduction

Leading Formula 1 drivers have backed the decision to introduce the controversial ‘halo’ head protection system next season. Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel said the sport would be “ignorant and stupid” not to use the device. Fernando Alonso said it would ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Russia should remain banned, says leading IOC official

Russia’s athletes should stay banned from international competition and not be allowed to take part in the Rio Games, says a leading Olympic official. International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has also branded Russia’s anti-doping agency and athletics body ...

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Bryan Mitchell a leading candidate for Yanks' swingman role

Stacy Revere/Getty Images Bryan Mitchell, who goes two innings Friday, can serve Yanks out of bullpen or in the rotation. LAKELAND, Fla. – Second baseman Starlin Castro was among the Yankees’ most significant offseason upgrades, but Joe Girardi also “knew ...

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Royals have 7 players leading positions in All-Star voting

Ed Zurga/Getty Images Led by top-vote getter Salvador Perez, the Royals have seven players poised to start this year’s All-Star game. The reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals continue to dominate the 2015 MLB All-Star Game ballot, with seven ...

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