Graeme McDowell was defeated by Victor Dubuisson at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play on Saturday, but admitted that he was fortunate to have reached the quarter-finals.
Michael Sam is set to become the first openly gay player in the history of the United States’ National Football League.
The England and Wales Cricket Board has listed "trust" issues amongst its reasons for effectively deciding that Kevin Pietersen's international career was at an end.
Stanislas Wawrinka has admitted that Rafael Nadal is playing "some of his best tennis" but believes he can beat him in Sunday's Australian Open final.
Rafael Nadal showed no mercy for Roger Federer as he booked his place in Sunday's Australian Open final with a 7-6 6-3 6-3 victory.
Stanislas Wawrinka is through to his first ever Grand Slam final after coming through a tense battle against Tomas Berdych at the Australian Open.
Li Na and Dominika Cibulkova will contest Saturday's Australian Open final after both enjoyed straight set victories in their respective semi-finals.
Rafael Nadal booked his place in the last four of the Australian Open but needed to come from a set down before getting the better of Grigor Dimitrov.
Gary Wilson says the blustery conditions were a factor in Ireland’s T20 defeat to the West Indies on Friday at Sabina Park.
Ireland captain William Porterfield has challenged his side to complete a historic series win over T20 cricket world champions West Indies.
Kevin Pietersen's England career has been declared over by the England and Wales Cricket Board after being told he was no longer in their plans.
Ireland all-rounder John Mooney will leave Cricket Ireland's tour of the West Indies with immediate effect due to a stress-related illness.
George Groves believes that he was on the wrong end of an "unfair and unjust" decision on Saturday night, as Carl Froch beat the Londoner in their super-middleweight battle in Manchester.
Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has been advised to retire after undergoing reconstruction operation on his right shoulder.
Ireland’s Jason Quigley had to settle for silver after defeat to Zhanibek Alimkhanuly at the AIBA World Championships middleweight decider on Saturday morning.
Jason Quigley will win a gold or silver medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships after triumphing in his semi-final contest on Friday.
Stephen Lee's appeal against his 12-year ban for snooker match-fixing will begin in January.
Former world number five snooker player Stephen Lee has lodged an appeal against his 12-year ban for snooker match-fixing.
Former world number five snooker player Stephen Lee has been banned for 12 years after being found guilty of seven match-fixing charges.
World champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has warned that there are many more players guilty of fixing snooker matches.