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Sunderland owner Ellis Short admits 'mistakes have been made' during his tenure

Sunderland owner Ellis Short has admitted mistakes have been made during his tenure after being left angry and disappointed by the club's relegation from the Premier League.

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David Moyes says Sunderland relegation is 'worst day' of managerial career

David Moyes suffered his worst day in football as Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League drew to a painful conclusion.

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Anthony Joshua beats Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley

Anthony Joshua heralded the start of a new era of heavyweight boxing by dramatically knocking out Wladimir Klitschko in 11 rounds.

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Nacer Bouhanni wins Tour de Yorkshire stage two as Caleb Ewan takes blue jersey

French sprinter Nacer Bouhanni took victory on stage two of the Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate as a second consecutive second place put Australian Caleb Ewan in the leader's blue jersey.

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Maria Sharapova sees Stuttgart challenge ended by Kristina Mladenovic

Kristina Mladenovic produced a stunning comeback to end Maria Sharapova's run at the Porsche Grand Prix and take her place in Sunday's final.

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Joe Root gets the better of brother Billy as Yorkshire thrash Nottinghamshire

Yorkshire Vikings began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with an impressive seven-wicket victory over the Nottinghamshire Outlaws at Trent Bridge.

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Lizzie Deignan defies team orders to secure victory in women's Tour de Yorkshire

Lizzie Deignan revealed she used local knowledge to defy her race director and solo to victory in the Women's Tour de Yorkshire in Harrogate.

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Lewis Hamilton admits he has a tough task to beat Sebastian Vettel in Russia

Lewis Hamilton has conceded he faces a tall order to prevent championship rival Sebastian Vettel from extending his lead in the Formula One title race after he qualified only fourth for the Russian Grand Prix.

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Andy Murray beaten by Austria's Dominic Thiem in Barcelona Open semi-final

Andy Murray lost a brutal battle with powerful Austrian Dominic Thiem as his run at the Barcelona Open was ended in the semi-finals.

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Finalist Selby says winning third World Championship would be dream come true

Mark Selby said it would be a dream come true to become a three-time world champion after he set up a Crucible final showdown with John Higgins.

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Team Sky will discipline Gianni Moscon after he racially abused Kevin Reza

Team Sky will take disciplinary action against Gianni Moscon after it emerged the Italian rider used racially abusive language towards FDJ's Kevin Reza during the Tour de Romandie.

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Tony Adams insists the future remains bright at Granada despite relegation

Granada caretaker boss Tony Adams is confident the future is bright at the club despite relegation from LaLiga after a 2-1 defeat at Real Sociedad.

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Ilie Nastase: No one apart from Serena Williams should be upset by my comments

Ilie Nastase has denied that the controversial comments he made about Serena Williams prior to last week's fiery Fed Cup tie in Constanta were motivated by racism.

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Anthony Joshua throws weight behind "two to tango" claim ahead of Klitschko bout

Anthony Joshua weighed a career-heaviest 17st 12lbs 10oz as he dismissed as a "lie" challenger Wladimir Klitschko's claim the reason their Wembley Stadium fight is so big is because of him.

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Superb Roelof van der Merwe leads Somerset to victory

A maiden one-day century by Roelof van der Merwe helped Somerset pull off an incredible four-wicket win over Surrey in the Royal London One Day Cup South Group at Taunton with more than six overs to spare.

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Newcastle keep Championship title hopes alive with landmark win at Cardiff

Newcastle kept their Sky Bet Championship title hopes alive with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff.

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Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen wins opening stage of Tour de Yorkshire

Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen won the opening stage of the Tour de Yorkshire ahead of Australian Caleb Ewan for a second year running as he emerged from a crash-marred finale in Scarborough.

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Sharapova closes on Roland Garros qualifying place

Maria Sharapova needs just one more win to book her place in French Open qualifying after beating Anett Kontaveit to reach the semi-finals of the Porsche Grand Prix.

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Canny Klitschko ups ante ahead of Joshua showdown

Wladimir Klitschko intensified his mind games before Saturday's world heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua by revealing he has already recorded his prediction of the outcome.

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I have nothing to say about Bouchard criticism, says Sharapova after latest win

Maria Sharapova declared herself "way above" responding to Eugenie Bouchard after recording the second win of her comeback to reach the quarter-finals of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart.

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