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Lewis Hamilton targets Belgian Grand Prix win despite engine penalty

Lewis Hamilton insists winning the Belgian Grand Prix remains his goal despite an engine penalty sending him to the back of the field on Formula One's return to action after its mid-season break.

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Roger Federer targets Australian Open for injury comeback

Roger Federer wants to be fit and firing again at next year's Australian Open after missing the second half of this season through injury.

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Warrington forward Joe Westerman set for Hull reunion at Wembley

Warrington's former Hull loose forward Joe Westerman has been cleared to face his old club in Saturday's Ladbrokes Challenge Cup final at Wembley.

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Gianni Meersman wins stage as Chris Froome remains third in Vuelta a Espana

Gianni Meersman avoided a massive pile-up to win a tense sprint finish and claim his second stage victory of the Vuelta a Espana on day five of the race.

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David Moyes closing in on the signing of Javier Manquillo

Sunderland boss David Moyes was closing in on his sixth summer signing on Wednesday night as defender Javier Manquillo underwent a medical.

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Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane announces international retirement

Republic of Ireland skipper Robbie Keane has announced his retirement from international football after next Wednesday's friendly against Oman.

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Greg Clarke confirmed as FA chairman

Greg Clarke is the new chairman of the Football Association after being officially ratified for the position by the organisation's board.

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Justin Rose is back in action at The Barclays after Olympic gold success

Justin Rose does not have Ryder Cup qualification to worry about at The Barclays, but the Olympic champion is in need of some of the form which delivered an historic gold medal in Rio.

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Olympic hero Laura Trott annoyed by accusations against Team GB cycling squad

Olympic champion Laura Trott has revealed she is annoyed and frustrated by Great Britain's cycling rivals calling into question their all-conquering record at the Rio Games.

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Russia banned from Rio Paralympics after appeal is upheld by CAS

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) president Sir Philip Craven declared "it is not a day for celebration" despite the Court of Arbitration for Sport upholding Russia's exclusion from the Rio Paralympic Games.

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Alistair Brownlee targets third triathlon gold in Tokyo Olympics

Alistair Brownlee expects to bid for a hat-trick of triathlon golds at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.

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Mo Farah expects to miss out on SPOTY podium despite Rio Olympics double gold

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah does not believe he will ever finish in the top three for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

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Team GB medal hopefuls for Tokyo 2020

Great Britain's Olympians touched down on home soil on Tuesday after a hugely successful Games in Rio.

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We can emulate Rio success for another eight years - Olympic chief

Team GB will be able to perform at Rio levels for the next eight years thanks to an increase in funding, the vice chairman of the British Olympic Association has said.

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Dan Evans out but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund progress at Winston-Salem Open

British number two Dan Evans suffered a second-round exit at the Winston-Salem Open, but Aljaz Bedene and Kyle Edmund made it through in their first-round clashes in North Carolina.

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Jurgen Klopp backs Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge to regain top form

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has every faith Daniel Sturridge will regain his speed and sharpness once he is fully fit.

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Ryan Lochte sees sponsors walk away after Rio Olympics embarrassment

Three more high-profile sponsors have followed Speedo in cutting ties with United States swimmer Ryan Lochte following his Olympic controversy.

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Team GB set to receive a warm welcome on their return

Team GB's Olympic stars can expect a warm welcome when they land at Heathrow on Tuesday morning before facing the media.

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Speedo pulls out of sponsorship deal with Ryan Lochte

Ryan Lochte has lost his sponsorship deal with Speedo after his Olympic controversy.

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Rio Olympics reach a colourful conclusion at the Maracana

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach praised Rio's "marvellous Games" during a closing ceremony marked by colour, music and rain at the Maracana Stadium.

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