24-01-2019 Emiliano Sala: Search for missing footballer's plane postponed

Police say a nine-hour search finds no trace of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala and a pilot.

24-01-2019 Aboubakar Kamara: Fulham striker arrested on suspicion of ABH and criminal damage

Aboubakar Kamara is arrested on suspicion of actual bodily harm and criminal damage after reports of a fight at Fulham's training ground.

24-01-2019 'Rugby's like a chessboard with 120kg pieces' - how virtual reality could transform training

Painstaking research, virtual reality and holding the tackle bags in training... an insight into how a top rugby analyst operates.

24-01-2019 Victoria Pendleton reveals she considered taking her own life

• Former Olympic cyclist speaks about mental health issues• 38-year-old has ‘turned a corner’ after summer tormentFormer Olympic cycling champion Victoria Pendleton has revealed she considered taking her own life last summer.The 38-year-old has previously spoken about her mental health issues and, in an interview with the Daily Telegraph, has given a graphic account of how matters deteriorated. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Winx world’s best at last but has to share top billing with Cracksman

• Australian mare won her fourth Cox Plate in October• John Gosden’s Cracksman rated alongside Winx on 130Winx, the Australian mare who took her winning sequence to 29 races with a record fourth success in the Cox Plate in October, was named the world’s best racehorse for the first time in her career at a ceremony in London on Wednesday.She took only a share of the prize, however, as Cracksman, John Gosden’s Champion Stakes winner, was rated alongside Winx on a mark of 130, with Accelerate, the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, third on the list with a rating of 128. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Manchester City reach Carabao Cup final with 10-0 aggregate win over Burton Albion

Manchester City reach the Carabao Cup final by completing a 10-0 aggregate win over League One Burton in their semi-final.

24-01-2019 Jimmy Anderson helps revive England against West Indies on sluggish pitch

• West Indies 264-8; Shai Hope 57, Shimron Hetmyer 56no• Anderson takes 4-33 off 24 overs, Ben Stokes takes 3-47With the ageless Jimmy Anderson at the helm and the second new ball in his hand, England just managed to retrieve a tricky situation. By snatching three late wickets as the sun headed swiftly towards the Caribbean sea, he dragged England back into a game that had been slipping out of control.Anderson finished the day with exceptional figures: 24-12-33-4. Leaving aside the wickets column, look at the volume of overs and runs conceded. Amid an uneven display among the bowlers – Ben Stokes was also impressive, while the rest struggled – Joe Root was indebted to his senior citizen as the West Indies slumped from 240 for four to 264 for eight against the second new ball. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Pouille to face Djokovic in Australian Open semi-final after defeating Raonic

• Raonic surprisingly beaten 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-4• Kei Nishikori pulls up lame to hand Djokovic a free passA year since Rafael Nadal scrambled calculations for the Australian Open by quitting with a hip injury in the quarters, Kei Nishikori did likewise on day 10 when he handed Novak Djokovic a free pass into the last four.The world No 1 plays Lucas Pouille on Friday night after leading 6-1, 4-1, when Nishikori, one of the most physically fragile players on the Tour, found the pain of a quad strain too much to bear. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Australian Open: Stefanos Tsitsipas v Rafael Nadal preview

Stefanos Tsitsipas feels he "can do something good" against 17-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open semi-final.

24-01-2019 Saints v Rams: Osi Umenyiora 'sick to stomach' after controversial NFL call

The NFL This Week team dissect the controversial no-call in the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams' NFC Championship game.

24-01-2019 #WorkoutWednesday: Max Whitlock's second HIIT routine

In the fourth of our 2019 series of #WorkoutWednesday routines, GB Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock takes you through another of his favourite HIIT routines.

24-01-2019 The Spin | Alastair Cook should follow tone set by CMJ in the commentary box

Former England captain says he will refrain from personal criticism of players, but even a broadcaster as fair-minded as Christopher Martin-Jenkins could not always avoid controversyWhen Test Match Special announced that Alastair Cook would be lending his services to its non-ball-by-ball-coverage for two of the upcoming Caribbean Tests, the Spin thought immediately of another tall, reserved man whose gentle touch and warm voice anchored TMS for four decades.It seems unbelievable that it was just over six years ago (1 January 2013), that Christopher Martin-Jenkins slipped quietly away to his celestial Lord’s, at the age of 67, after suffering from cancer. His presence was always such a reassuring one that it wouldn’t be a surprise, even now, to switch on TMS and hear his sensible tones expressing some surprise at an outrageous choice of shot or an outre hairstyle. Something of the world at least would be back in its rightful place. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Seething Sarri, Liverpool win again and a slide-tackling fan – Football Weekly

Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Dominic Fifield and Ed Aarons discuss Chelsea, Liverpool’s win over Palace, Claude Puel’s future at Leicester, Spurs’ dramatic win and the Charlton fan who slide-tackled his own playerJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We start by discussing Saturday’s London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea and Maurizio Sarri questioning his team’s motivation following their 2-0 defeat. We then move on to Liverpool’s wild win over Crystal Palace, before turning our attentions to the potentially differing futures of Ole Gunnar Solskjær and Claude Puel. Continue reading...

24-01-2019 Australian Open: Serena Williams retreats after walkout mix-up

Serena Williams is forced to turn back as she walks on to court while her opponent, Simona Halep, is being announced to the crowd before their fourth-round match at the Australian Open.

24-01-2019 Emiliano Sala, the humble forward who enriched everyone's lives

Argentinian striker’s move to Cardiff was a natural progression as his goal-scoring record steadily improvedBy Adam White for Get French Football NewsOutside of Paris, goals can be rare in Ligue 1. But since joining Nantes, Emiliano Sala has scored more than most. He was outstanding in the first half of this season and attracted interest from abroad. Having travelled to Wales twice to agree a potentially career‑defining transfer with Cardiff, he returned to Nantes to say goodbye to his teammates on Monday night.“The last goodbye” was the caption Sala put on a social media post of himself surrounded by them at the club’s training ground before he was driven to the airport for his return to Wales and Premier League football by Nicolas Pallois, a Nantes defender and close friend. Sala was due in Cardiff by 9pm but never arrived after the plane in which he was travelling disappeared over the Channel. Continue reading...