Boss Payton leaves New Orleans Saints

Payton lifts the Vince Lombardi trophy after the Saints' first ever Super Bowl win over the Indianapolis Colts in 2010New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has announced his departure after 16 years in charge.Payton,…

Battling Nadal into Melbourne semis

Rafael Nadal has reached the Australian Open semi-finals for the first time since 2019Dates:17-30 January Venue: Melbourne ParkCoverage: Daily radio commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, BBC Sport website and app, with selected…

Vafaei first Iranian to win ranking title

Vafaei had reached three rankings tournament semi-finals before his victory on SundayHossein Vafaei became the first Iranian player to win a ranking title, beating Mark Williams in the final of the Snooker Shoot Out.Vafaei won…

Maxwell smashes 154 to break BBL record

Glenn Maxwell (right) broke the previous BBL record held by batting partner Marcus Stoinis (left)Big Bash LeagueMelbourne Stars 273-2 (20 overs): Maxwell 154*, Stoinis 75*Hobart Hurricanes 167-6 (20 overs): McDermott 55, Short 41*; Couch 3-30Melbourne…

League considers Covid rule changes

Spurs boss Antonio Conte was perplexed by the Premier League's decision to postpone Sunday's game with ArsenalThe Premier League is looking into changing its guidance around match postponements after criticism over the number of games…

Barca boss Xavi issues Dembele ultimatum

Dembele's participation at the delayed Euro 2020 was cut short by a knee injuryBarcelona boss Xavi says France winger Ousmane Dembele must sign a new contract with the club or he will have to leave.Dembele's…

Robinho loses final legal appeal over rape

Robinho scored 28 goals in 100 games for BrazilBrazilian footballer Robinho has lost his final appeal against a conviction for taking part in the gang rape of a woman in Milan in 2013.On Wednesday, the…