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Graves identifies 'watershed moment' as ECB proposes city-based T20 tournament

Colin Graves has identified a "watershed moment" as English cricket calls on key stakeholders to give the go-ahead for a new city-based Twenty20 tournament.

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Leicester sacking was biggest shock of my career, says Ranieri

Claudio Ranieri has admitted news of his dismissal as Leicester manager came as a huge shock.

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Everton midfielder Tom Davies eyeing dream spot in Merseyside derby

Saturday is likely to see Everton midfielder Tom Davies make his Merseyside derby debut.

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Maria Sharapova: I want to end my career on my terms

Maria Sharapova said she fought for the truth so she can end her career on her terms.

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Leon Smith: Andy Murray could be feeling effects of quest to get to number one

Leon Smith believes Andy Murray could be paying the price of his efforts to get to world number one.

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Palace chairman Parish urges England to learn from Zaha switch to Ivory Coast

England must learn from Wilfried Zaha's switch to the Ivory Coast and "love" and nurture prospects from smaller clubs, according to Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish.

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Injuries mount for Everton as Funes Mori becomes latest player to suffer blow

Everton were left counting the cost of another injury during the international break after Argentina defender Ramiro Funes Mori was carried off.

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Deschamps backs TV replays despite decisions going against France in Spain loss

France coach Didier Deschamps believes the use of TV replays will prove the "evolution of football" after watching his side lose 2-0 against Spain at the Stade de France, where the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) came into play for two key goal decisions.

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Roger Federer to face Tomas Berdych in Miami quarter-finals

Roger Federer's impressive start to the 2017 campaign continued as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut 7-6 7-6 in the fourth round of the Miami Open.

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Jeff Astle's family urge PFA chief Gordon Taylor to quit over brain injury issue

Jeff Astle's daughter and widow have called for Gordon Taylor to quit as chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association after accusing the union of letting down the late West Brom and England striker.

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Q&A on the ECB's proposed new Twenty20 tournament

English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament is set to move a giant stride closer with agreement at Lord's on Tuesday to dispatch a postal vote, for the necessary constitutional change, to the 41 representatives of first-class counties, MCC and recreational boards.

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ECB chairman rallies support for T20 shift at Lord's meeting

Colin Graves is calling on English cricket to embrace a "ground-breaking opportunity" to ensure a new city-based Twenty20 tournament becomes reality.

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Yorkshire take vital step towards keeping international cricket at Headingley

The future of international cricket at Headingley looked brighter on Tuesday after Yorkshire agreed a new financial package to fund a necessary stand refurbishment.

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UK Sport 'concerns' over Jess Varnish affair add to British Cycling's troubles

Elite funding agency UK Sport has told British Cycling's board it has "serious concerns" about its handling of allegations against ex-technical director Shane Sutton and has still not received key information about the case.

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Dustin Johnson skips Houston Open to focus on Masters

World number one Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from this week's Shell Houston Open in order to rest ahead of the Masters.

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Johanna Konta remaining grounded as she eyes up Miami Open semi-finals

Johanna Konta knows she has a tough task in front of her as she aims to make the Miami Open semi-finals.

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India retain ICC's Test mace after series win over Australia

India's thrilling series win over Australia has ensured Virat Kohli's team retain the International Cricket Council's Test mace.

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New city-based Twenty20 tournament takes giant stride closer

English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament is a giant stride closer after counties supplied the mandate necessary to "trigger" a postal vote for constitutional change.

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Joe Root wants new Twenty20 tournament to be shown on terrestrial television

England Test captain Joe Root believes the exposure of English cricket's new city-based Twenty20 tournament on free-to-air television is vital for its success.

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Raiders' move from Oakland to Las Vegas approved by NFL's owners

Las Vegas will be home to an NFL franchise after the league's 32 owners approved the relocation of the Oakland Raiders.

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