Wada retrieves doping data from Moscow but doubts linger over veracity

18-01-2019 • Craig Reedie hails major breakthrough for clean sport• Data has to be checked and authenticatedThe World Anti-Doping Agency says its expert team has finally managed to retrieve all the doping data from the Moscow laboratory – but admits it cannot yet be sure whether it is genuine. Related: Inconceivable! Russia yet again leaves Sir Craig Reedie looking the fool | Marina Hyde Continue reading...

Jasmin Paris becomes first woman to win 268-mile Montane Spine Race

18-01-2019 • Shattered record while beating all male and female rivals• Runner expressed breast milk for her baby at aid stationsThe British ultrarunner Jasmin Paris is celebrating after becoming the first woman to win the gruelling 268-mile Montane Spine Race along the Pennine Way. What made the performance even more extraordinary was that she shattered the course record by 12 hours – while also expressing breast milk for her baby at aid stations along the route. Related: I’m glad I started a debate, says athlete who breastfed on ultra-marathon Continue reading...

Jose Mourinho: Ex-Manchester United manager 'too young to retire'

18-01-2019 Jose Mourinho says he is "too young" to retire, in his first interview since being sacked by Manchester United.

NBA backs decision by Knicks’ Enes Kanter not to come to London

18-01-2019 • Kanter has been critical of Turkish president Erdogan• Washington Wizards 101-100 New York KnicksAs the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks rolled into town for the NBA’s ninth London game the league’s commissioner Adam Silver offered his full backing to Enes Kanter – who stayed in the US for the Knicks’ 101-100 defeat – amid reports that Turkey had requested an Interpol red notice for his extradition and arrest on terrorism charges. Related: Turkey reportedly seeking warrant for Knicks' Enes Kanter over 'terror' claims Continue reading...

NBA London game: Washington Wizards beat New York Knicks

18-01-2019 Stars of sport, music and TV watch on as the Washington Wizards beat the New York Knicks 101-100 in the NBA match in London.

Jess Varnish says she has 'no regrets' over failed tribunal against British Cycling and UK Sport

18-01-2019 Ex-Great Britain cyclist Jess Varnish says she is "disappointed" but has "no regrets" over her failed tribunal against of British Cycling and UK Sport at tribunal.

Katelyn Ohashi: The 'perfect 10' gymnastics routine with over 60 million views

18-01-2019 US college gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's floor routine became a viral hit and has had more than 60 million views in four days.

Manchester United need to use head not heart over future of Solskjær | Eni Aluko

18-01-2019 The interim manager has made a superb start but United should turn to Zinedine Zidane to build a dynastyI’ve been intrigued to see the reaction to Manchester United’s win against Spurs at the weekend, with lots of supporters and pundits already making a case for why Ole Gunnar Solskjær should be given the job full-time. Prior to the Spurs game, many said “Manchester United haven’t played anyone yet” but the Norwegian quickly showed how far his side have come in defeating a title-challenging Tottenham team. Related: José Mourinho says Manchester United not ready for modern football Continue reading...

Barcelona 3-0 Levante: Ousmane Dembele & Lionel Messi score as Barca progress

18-01-2019 Barcelona overturn a first-leg deficit to beat Levante and reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.

Phil Mickelson cards career-best 12 under 60 at Desert Classic

18-01-2019 Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson cards the lowest round of his career with a 12-under-par 60 at the Desert Classic in California.

Who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

18-01-2019 After Lewis Hamilton won his fifth world title on Sunday, BBC Sport is asking you just who is the greatest F1 driver ever?

Football transfer rumours: Emerson Palmieri to leave Chelsea for Juventus?

18-01-2019 Today’s tittle-tattle has never known more about Derby County Not content with having a name that makes him sound like two-thirds of a 1970s London prog rock band, Chelsea left-back Emerson Palmieri is now the subject of interest from Juventus. A bit-part player at Stamford Bridge, the Italian international has played only two Premier League games this season and would go to Turin as cover for Alex Sandro. Related: Chelsea close to signing Higuaín with Morata set to join Atlético Madrid Continue reading...

Jose Mourinho: Ex-Manchester United manager is 'too young to retire' & 'belongs at top level'

18-01-2019 Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho speaks for the first time since his sacking, saying he is "too young" to consider retirement.