Northern Ireland’s Kurt Walker captures bantamweight gold medal

Northern Ireland boxer Kurt Walker has taken the bantamweight gold medal at the European Games in Belarus. The Lisburn fighter will be Ireland's flagbearer for Sunday's closing ceremony after beating Mykola Butsenko of Ukraine by a unanimous decision. The 24-year-old won...

Kal Yafai & Demetrius Andrade retain titles as Joseph Parker sends message to heavyweights

Britain's Kal Yafai retained his WBA super-flyweight world title with a unanimous decision win over Norbelto Jimenez in Rhode Island. It was the unbeaten 30-year-old's fifth successful defence of his crown. After the win the Birmingham fighter called out the likes...

European Games: Great Britain claim bronze in men’s team sprint

Six-time Olympic champion Jason Kenny helped Great Britain claim bronze in the men's team sprint at the European Games in Minsk. Kenny and team-mates Jack Carlin and Ryan Owens finished in 43.020 seconds. Reigning world champions the Netherlands won the gold...

European Games: Great Britain claim women’s team pursuit silver in Minsk

Great Britain won team pursuit silver and four boxing medals to take their tally to 12 at the European Games. Welsh duo Meg Barker and Jess Roberts and former Irish rider Josie Knight lost the pursuit final to Italy. But six-time...

Tour de France 2019: Adam Yates and Simon Yates in Mitchelton-Scott squad

Britain's Adam Yates will be supported by twin Simon in the Mitchelton-Scott team as he looks to challenge for the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. The 26-year-old finished fourth in 2016 but came 29th last year as Welshman...

National Road Championships 2019: Ben Swift and Alice Barnes win maiden British titles

Ben Swift and Alice Barnes both won their first national road race titles with victory at the British Championships in Norwich. Team Ineos rider Swift powered past leader and team-mate Ian Stannard in the final two kilometres to take victory...

Geraint Thomas: Defending champion named joint leader of Ineos

Defending champion Geraint Thomas and Colombian Egan Bernal have been named joint leaders of Team Ineos for the 2019 Tour de France. Chris Froome is absent after fracturing his femur, elbow and ribs in a high-speed crash earlier this month. Jonathan Castroviejo,...

Muirfield: 12 females invited to join Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers

Muirfield has formally invited 12 women to join - two years after voting to admit female members for the first time. In March 2017, the privately-owned club voted 80.2% in favour of updating their membership policy. It followed a decision by...

Wimbledon 2019: Qualifier Cori Gauff, 15, beats Venus Williams in huge upset

Venue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 July Coverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full details Fifteen-year-old American qualifier Cori Gauff caused a stunning upset by defeating five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams...

NW Arkansas Championship: Park Sung-hyun back at world number one after win

NW Arkansas Championship final leaderboard -18 SH Park (Kor); -17 HJ Kim, I Park (Kor), D Kang (US); -16 B Altomare (Kor); -15 C Cigana (Spa), R O'Toole (US), D Darquea (Ecu), MJ Hur (Kor) Selected others: -9 M Reid (Eng); -7 G Hall (Eng) Leaderboard South Korea's Park Sung-hyun is set to...