Katie Taylor retains WBA lightweight with unanimous points win

Katie Taylor retained her WBA lightweight world title with a unanimous points decision over Jessica McCaskill to maintain her dream of unifying the world titles in 2018.

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Far from vintage Celtic, but Hoops make it 69 games without a loss

Celtic extended their unbeaten domestic run to 69 games with a win over Hamilton at Parkhead.

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Premier League wrap: Man City break all-time winning record as Arsenal and Liverpool slip-up

Manchester United responded from the derby loss with a victory over Bournemouth.

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Watch Katie Taylor’s world title fight live here

Katie Taylor is fighting to retain her WBA world lightweight title in London tonight.

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Manchester City set a new Premier League consecutive win record tonight

Manchester City recorded a record 15th consecutive Premier League win when they beat Swansea 4-0 tonight.

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Newcastle United close to takeover deal – reports

Mike Ashley is close to selling Newcastle to Amanda Staveley in a deal worth around £300million, according to reports.

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Manchester clubs given additional time to provide observations on derby incident

Manchester United and Manchester City have been given until 6pm on December 15 to provide observations on the alleged fracas following Sunday’s derby at Old Trafford.

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Jose Mourinho stands his ground as Pep Guardiola offers guarded apology

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho stood his ground and said Manchester City showed during Sunday’s behind-the-scenes Old Trafford fracas how different they are to his players.

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Cyclist Chris Froome fights for his career after adverse finding for asthma drug

British cyclist Chris Froome could miss most of next season after a urine sample he gave at this year’s La Vuelta was found to contain twice the permitted concentration of asthma drug Salbutamol.

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Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal need a miracle to win Premier League

Striker Alexandre Lacazette admits Arsenal need a “miracle” if they are to win the Premier League this season.

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Tommy Walsh: Con O’Callaghan has potential to be the next DJ Carey

Con O’Callaghan is the best hurler in the country at the moment, according to former Kilkenny great Tommy Walsh, who says the Cuala All-Ireland winner reminds him of former teammate DJ Carey.

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What the papers say: Football rumours from the media

Chelsea are reportedly considering entering the race to sign Monaco star Thomas Lemar in January, alongside Liverpool and Arsenal.

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Pep Guardiola ready to say sorry to Man Utd over derby celebrations

Pep Guardiola is prepared to apologise to Manchester United if they consider Manchester City’s celebrations after Sunday’s derby excessive.

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Palace move out of relegation zone after stoppage time comeback win over Watford

Crystal Palace scored two goals in three minutes at the death to earn a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Watford and extend their unbeaten run to six games.

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Willian and Hazard: Chelsea ‘fighting until the end’ for title

Willian insists Chelsea will not give up on the Premier League title after they bounced back from their loss to West Ham with a 3-1 win at Huddersfield.

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Chelsea respond to Hammers defeat with victory at Huddersfield

Willian scored one and made two others as Chelsea finally turned in a display worthy of Premier League champions to win 3-1 at Huddersfield.

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Fourth-placed Burnley pile misery on Stoke with late winner

Burnley climbed into the Champions League places as Ashley Barnes’ late winner earned them a 1-0 victory over troubled Stoke.

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Ruby Walsh confident of Cheltenham return after leg break

Ruby Walsh is confident of being fully fit from his broken leg in time to ride at the Cheltenham Festival.

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Q&A: The key questions you might be asking after Tyson Fury is cleared for ring return

Tyson Fury, the former Irish heavyweight title holder, has been cleared to return to the ring after a compromise on his positive test for the banned steroid nandrolone was reached with UK Anti-Doping.

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Boost for Leinster and Munster squads ahead of weekend

Leinster have added James Lowe to their squad for Saturday’s Champions Cup pool meeting with Exeter Chiefs.

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