Six Nations: England winger Chris Ashton ruled out of Wales match

18-02-2019 Winger Chris Ashton is left out of England's 33-man squad to face Wales in the Six Nations on Saturday with a calf injury.

FA Cup: Ivan Cavaleiro strike gives Wolves lead against Bristol City

18-02-2019 Ivan Cavaleiro's low strike gives Wolves the lead against Bristol City in their FA Cup fifth-round tie at Ashton Gate.

England in West Indies: Joe Root & Jason Roy hit centuries in warm-up win

18-02-2019 England cruise to a 171-run win in their only warm-up match before the one-day series in the West Indies.

Formula E: 'Absolute chaos' as Nelson Piquet crash brings out red flag in Mexico

18-02-2019 Nelson Piquet's spectacular crash with Jean-Eric Vergne causes "absolute chaos" and brings out the red flag at the Mexico City E-Prix.

American Nelly Korda wins Women's Australian Open in Adelaide

18-02-2019 American Nelly Korda continues her family's remarkable success in Australia by winning the Women's Australian Open in Adelaide.

Chelsea 3-0 Arsenal: Women's FA Cup fifth round – as it happened

18-02-2019 Two goals from Bethany England and another from Jonna Andersson ensure an error-prone Arsenal are knocked out of the Women’s FA Cup 3.55pm GMT Thanks for joining me. Until we meet again. Goodbye! 3.53pm GMT A pretty atrocious afternoon at the office for Arsenal who just couldn’t compete with Chelsea today. The fact they were second best was mainly down to a defence that fell well short of expectations. The goalkeeper gifted one goal, Mitchell another and the third was certainly avoidable but Arsenal just could not cope with the concept of defending a ball over the top. Chelsea took their goals well and could have scored more but stopped at three to be polite. Continue reading...

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

18-02-2019 This week's sport on the BBC includes snooker's Welsh Open, Premier League football and the Alpine Ski World Championships, plus much more.

Laura Muir smashes Kirsty Wade’s 31-year-old British indoor mile record

18-02-2019 • Scot smashes standard set in 1988 by five seconds • Teenage Ethiopian Samuel Tefera sets 1500m world recordNo sooner had Laura Muir obliterated the 31-year-old British indoor mile record by an astonishing five seconds than she started wrapping herself up in cotton wool. She knows the biggest threat to retaining her European 1500m and 3,000m titles in Glasgow could be the February flu rather than anything on two legs. She did not pose for selfies, as she usually does; instead her coach Andy Young handed fans autographed photographs.A smiling Muir said: “I signed 66 cards – so I hope that’s enough for everyone. I didn’t want to leave the fans without things but I’ve got to look after my own health.” Continue reading...

Football transfer rumours: Suso to Spurs or Arsenal? De Ligt to Man City?

18-02-2019 Today’s fluff is warming up nicelyNow that Tottenham no longer plan to spend half of their cash on an executive cheese room at the new White Hart Lane, they can make more room in their budget for football stuff. That means they can buy some new training bibs, take muddy kits to the launderette after every game, make sure that everyone has shin pads, get enough half-time oranges for the whole team and give Son Heung-min a new contract worth a whopping £150,000 a week. Hooray! Let the good times roll! Related: Sergio Ramos facing Champions League ban for intentional booking at Ajax Continue reading...

Soccer and soju: The football match that kicked off Korean peace

18-02-2019 How a friendly chat on the sidelines opened the door for North and South Korea to start talking.

FA Cup Magic, fifth round: Fantastic Foden, nose 'splattering' saves & cabbage-patch pitches

18-02-2019 Watch the quirkier moments from Manchester City's FA Cup fifth-round victory against Newport County, including a cabbage-patch playing surface and Joe Day's "nose splattering" save.

FA Cup: Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Crystal Palace highlights

18-02-2019 Watch highlights as first-half goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Max Meyer help Crystal Palace beat Doncaster Rovers and reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Naomi Osaka says she was unwilling to sacrifice her happiness after split from coach

18-02-2019 World number one Naomi Osaka says she was unwilling to "sacrifice" her happiness following her split from coach Sascha Bajin.

Chris Gayle: West Indies batsman to retire after 2019 World Cup

18-02-2019 West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will retire from one-day international cricket after this summer's World Cup.

Pro Piacenza beaten 20-0 after naming team of just seven teenagers

18-02-2019 • Club would have been thrown out of league for forfeiting match• All seven were teenagers; Hicham Kanis scored six for CuneoSerie C’s bottom club Pro Piacenza have endured a tough season, resulting in point deductions and forfeiting matches, but their latest setback was almost beyond belief as they were able to field only seven players in a 20-0 defeat at mid-table Cuneo. Related: Sergio Ramos sent off as Real Madrid’s resurgence is ended by Girona Continue reading...

Maurizio Sarri must be given more time to adapt Chelsea, says Gianfranco Zola

18-02-2019 Stamford Bridge assistant gives backing to his manager as they prepare to face Manchester United in the FA CupMaurizio Sarri has made subtle adjustments to his preferred style of play in an attempt to adapt to the demands of the English game with Chelsea and, according to his assistant, Gianfranco Zola, should be granted the same patience afforded Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. Related: Manchester United and Chelsea seek some salvation in a Wembley return | Paul Wilson Continue reading...

Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs can win 'every single game' in the Champions League – video

18-02-2019 Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino believes his side's league form since December shows they can beat "any team" in the Champions League, as Spurs prepare for the first leg of their last 16 clash with Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday.Spurs ready for Champions League and Dortmund – then a much-needed break Continue reading...