James Haskell a major doubt for England's 6 Nations opener

The 31-year-old flanker is desperately short of match fitness.

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Bernie Ecclestone's 40-year reign as the chief of Formula One is over

That's after a €7billion purchase of the sport.

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Southend sack groundsman of 27 years after frozen-pitch postponement

A Southend statement read: "People generally lose their position as a result of not doing their job."

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Hull sign Liverpool's Lazar Markovic on loan

He was a £20million signing by former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers.

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Rory McIlroy to miss Dubai Desert Classic

He missed last week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship too.

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Rory Scannell to provide fly-half cover as Ireland overlook Ian Madigan

Leinster's Joey Carbery is still recovering from ankle surgery.

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Nicola Adams has turned pro and people are hoping that means a fight with Katie Taylor is on the cards

The two-time Olympic champion has signed with Frank Warren at the age of 34.

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This is what a flying knee from Paul Daley will do to your face

This isn’t for the squeamish.

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Robbie Keane linked with Premier League move

“Signing Robbie until the end of the season is virtually no risk. He could get you the four or five goals that keep you up."

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WATCH: Rafael Nadal jokes girlfriend got 'wild card' to attend Australian Open

The world number nine looks rejuvenated in Melbourne.

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Jurgen Klopp: Gerrard aims to be manager so Liverpool Academy job perfect

The former Reds captain is to rejoin the club in February as an academy coach across all age groups.

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Olympic champion Nicola Adams joins professional ranks

The British flyweight, 34, will make her professional debut on April 8.

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Hull’s Ryan Mason speaking in hospital after surgery on fractured skull

Mason received treatment for around nine minutes on the field.

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Sunderland's Papy Djilobodji charged with violent conduct by FA

The charge relates to an incident late in Saturday's 2-0 Premier League defeat at West Brom

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Hull and Chelsea medical teams praised for 'exemplary' treatment of Ryan Mason

Hull issued a statement on Sunday evening, describing Mason's condition as "stable".

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We need to talk about Tom Brady's ludicrous oversized coat

The superstar quarterback made quite the fashion statement.

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Kerry stalwart Aidan O’Mahony retires from intercounty football

“It’s been an absolute honour for me to wear the green and gold jersey for Kerry for the past 14 years at senior level."

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Three uncapped players called up for Six Nations

The 40-man Irish rugby squad for the start of this year's Six Nations has just been named.

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Thoughts and prayers pour in for Ryan Mason as Hull reveal he suffered a fractured skull against Chelsea

The 25-year-old has undergone surgery and is in a stable condition.

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Premier League rumours: Chelsea veteran set to spark transfer chain

David Moyes’s interest in bringing an old favourite to Sunderland could see a Chelsea stalwart leave for Everton.

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Here's our 'alternative facts' review of the Premier League's weekend action

You can prove anything with facts.

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Serena Williams: I have absolutely nothing to lose in this tournament

Serena Williams insists she has nothing to lose when she takes on Britain's Johanna Konta at the Australian Open.

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Atlanta Falcons make it to the Super Bowl to face the Tom Brady inspired Patriots

The Atlanta Falcons are going to the Super Bowl for the second time in franchise history after they thrashed the Green Bay Packers 44-21 in the NFC Championship ...

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Arsene Wenger apologises for pushing fourth official, but is still likely to face FA charge

Arsene Wenger was forced to apologise after pushing fourth official Anthony Taylor as 10-man Arsenal snatched a last-gasp win over Burnley on Sunday to move up to ...

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Ronnie O'Sullivan wins record seventh Masters title

O'Sullivan beat Joe Perry in the final at London's Alexandra Palace.

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Ryan Mason in stable condition after surgery on fractured skull

Hull have announced Ryan Mason suffered a fractured skull at Stamford Bridge.

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Goalie takes to Twitter to accuse Wes Hoolahan of diving twice against Wolves

Bizarrely, Robbie Brady scored the penalty past fellow Ireland left-back Matt Doherty.

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Antonio Conte: 'Diego is very happy to stay with Chelsea'

Conte hopes Diego Costa's goalscoring return ends speculation over the striker's future.

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Jose Mourinho fires Man United Foundation ball boys

“The manager wasn’t happy with what was on offer before from the ball boys and girls.”

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Tiernan O'Halloran says execution cost Connacht quarter-final slot

Connacht squandered possession time and again in the final quarter.

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Pat Lam: ‘When you miss out by two points, it's a killer blow’

Instead, it was Toulouse who booked a quarter-final trip to Connacht's provincial rivals Munster.

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Arsene Wenger regrets pushing fourth official

Wenger was sent off but stopped near the tunnel to watch the rest of the match.

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Arsenal v Burnley was just about the most topsy-turvy game of the Premier League season

That was a lot to go through for three points.

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Diego Costa receives a hero’s welcome on Chelsea return

Costa celebrated his 52nd Chelsea goal by gesturing about all the noise which has surrounded him since missing the win at Leicester, officially due to a back injury. ...

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Rod Stewart had more fun doing the Scottish Cup draw than anyone doing a cup draw ever has

He also managed to completely ignore the Scottish FA president’s attempt at a handshake. Ouch.

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Mike Dean gave Leeds a penalty for a foul outside the box, and it was so Mike Dean

When is a penalty not a penalty? When it’s outside the box.

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Arsenal fans created a contender for banner of the season with a tribute to Alexis Sanchez's dogs

Is there a more iconic pair in the world of football than Atom and Humber?

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Walsh Cup round-up: Kilkenny see off Westmeath with ease as Galway goal proves crucial

Early goals see Cats cruise into Walsh Cup semi

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Munster and Leinster learn of Champions Cup quarter-final opponents

Munster and Leinster have discovered who they will face in their home quarter-finals as the Champions Cup group stage came to an end.

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Match in a minute: Heartbreak for Connacht as Toulouse knock them out of Champions Cup

Connachtwere denied a quarter-final spot in the Champions Cupdespite a strong second half showing as Toulouse claimed a 19-10 victory.

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Fifth McGrath Cup title for Kerry after ferocious battle at Gaelic Grounds

A fifth McGrath Cup title for Kerry after this ferocious battle at the Gaelic Grounds.

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Tyrone edge past Fermanagh as Derry beat Monaghan to set up McKenna Cup final decider

Tyrone and Derry will meet in the Dr McKenna Cup final next weekend, after two close and exciting semi-finals, writes Francis Mooney.

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Burnley beaten by a 10-man Arsenal side

Alexis Sanchez kept his cool to dink home a last-gasp penalty as 10-man Arsenal beat Burnley to move up to second in the Premier League.

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