18-01-2019 Jose Mourinho: Ex-Manchester United manager 'too young to retire'

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

18-01-2019 Soccer and soju: The football match that kicked off Korean peace

How a friendly chat on the sidelines opened the door for North and South Korea to start talking.

18-01-2019 Lleyton Hewitt says Bernard Tomic 'won't play Davis Cup again' – video

Lleyton Hewitt has responded to Bernard Tomic's astonishing broadside, accusing Tomic of threatening him and his family for more than 12 months and saying Tomic will never play Davis Cup tennis while he is involvedLleyton Hewitt accuses Bernard Tomic of threatening him and his family Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Wada retrieves doping data from Moscow but doubts linger over veracity

• 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...

18-01-2019 Jess Varnish: I lost, but my stance has exposed a culture of fear

• Cyclist lost landmark case against British Cycling and UK Sport• ‘They’ve changed their structure, policies and personnel’Jess Varnish insists she has emerged as a winner despite losing her landmark employment case against British Cycling and UK Sport because both bodies have made significant changes since she exposed what she described as the “culture of fear and lack of athlete welfare in the British world class performance system”.The former track cyclist was left disappointed on Wednesday when a judge dismissed her claim that she should have been regarded as an employee of British Cycling and UK Sport and thus subject to sick pay, a pension and the right to sue for unfair dismissal. Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Ashley Cole: Derby County in talks to sign boss Frank Lampard's former Chelsea team-mate

Derby County are in talks to sign Ashley Cole - the former England and Chelsea team-mate of boss Frank Lampard - until the end of the season.

18-01-2019 Bernard Tomic calls Lleyton Hewitt 'liar' over claims he threatened Davis Cup captain

Bernard Tomic calls Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt a "liar" for saying he had been threatened "physically" and "blackmailed" by him.

18-01-2019 Megavalanche, footballers dancing badly and a perfect 10 | Classic YouTube

Also featuring a full-court buzzer beater, some dire defending and a 1956 lap round Le Mans (including oncoming traffic)1) Clear some time in your day, strap in and relive the 40 minutes of mayhem that was Megavalanche 2018 from the point of view of the winning rider, Damien Oton, who somehow stayed upright while whizzing down the French Alps on a bike … in the snow.2) There have been plenty of dancing footballers down the years but not many quite so enthusiastic as Raul Meireles in Lip Sync Portugal. Just look at those shoulders go. He’s got form from his playing days, mind. But spare a thought for poor Mo Salah. He would have probably preferred Sadio Mané to win African Footballer of the Year had he known he was going to be forced to dance on stage by Youssou N’Dour. And we’re not sure about Carlos Tevez’s moves in this video when he was in a band called Piola Vago. He looks as if he’s having much more fun than he ever had in the Chinese Super League, though. Sergio Agüero is another South American footballer whose body moves better on a pitch than in time to music. Here he is self consciously fronting a song about himself by the band Los Leales. Youri Djorkaeff takes his dancing far too seriously in this R&B effort. And Jürgen Klopp did a bit of dad-dancing recently too. We’ve seen worse. Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Think boxers need meat to succeed? Vegan fighter Bryant Jennings disagrees ...

At least two vegetarians have captured world titles but meat has long been associated with vitality in the fight gameBoxing fans are used to idols with unusual eating habits. Former junior welterweight title-holder Ruslan Provodnikov went in for raw moose liver. Junior bantamweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai is partial to a spot of grilled rat. And Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez once ate a breakfast of two dozen raw quail eggs washed down with a glass of his own urine.But to some, Bryant Jennings’ diet might seem even more unlikely: since 2015 the Philadelphia heavyweight has been a strict vegan. Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Masters 2019: Best shots as Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Ryan Day

Watch five of the best shots from Ronnie O'Sullivan's 6-3 quarter-final victory over Welshman Ryan Day at the 2019 Masters.

18-01-2019 'Humble and generous, but a private enigma' - who was Leicester City's owner?

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is revered in Leicester as the man who presided over one of sport's great triumphs - but who was the billionaire Thai businessman?

18-01-2019 England in West Indies: Jonny Bairstow hits 98 in warm-up game

Jonny Bairstow scores 98 on the first day of England's final warm-up match before the Test series in the West Indies.