Adil Rashid hailed by Michael Vaughan

Yorkshire leg-spinner Adil Rashid can be a match-winner and should be given his Test debut against West Indies, says former England captain Michael Vaughan.

Snooker does not merit an Olympic spot, says O’Sullivan

Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker does not merit a place at the Olympics as it attempts to win inclusion for Tokyo 2020. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association put snooker forward for the Olympic programme in January.

Azerbaijan bounce back in Baku 2015 wrestling event

Azerbaijan surged to the top of the overall medal table at the Baku 2015 wrestling test event with a superb performance on the second day of competition here today.

Derbyshire sign Proteas’ Hashim Amla

Derbyshire signed South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla as cover for overseas player Martin Guptill.

Bangladesh record first ODI win against Pakistan

Bangladesh 240 for 3 (Tamim 116*, Mushfiqur 65) beat Pakistan 239 for 6 (Nasim 77*, Wahab 51*, Haris 44, Shakib 2-51) by seven wickets Tamim Iqbal hammered his second consecutive century as Bangladesh clinched their first-ever series win over Pakistan with a commanding performance in the second ODI.

‘Perfect run’ will secure title for Arsenal, says Wenger

Arsene Wenger said his Arsenal side need a “perfect run” to have any chance of catching Premier League leaders Chelsea. Last Saturday's 1-0 win away to Burnley made it eight league wins in a row for the Gunners for the first time since the 'Invincibles' season of 2003/04.

Hamilton cruises to Chinese Grand Prix victory

Lewis Hamilton extended his lead at the top of the Formula One championship standings with a pole-to-flag victory at the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday, the Briton leading a Mercedes one-two ahead of Nico Rosberg.

Sonia Mirza toast of India after becoming World No.1

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles.

United crush City but Chelsea remain top

Manchester United put the boot into Manchester City and restored red ascendancy in the city thanks to a crushing 4-2 derby victory at Old Trafford on Sunday that moved them four points clear of their ailing rivals.

Bilkis becomes second Muslim football agent

Bilkis Mahmood became the country's second female Asian football agent. She hopes to follow in the footsteps of Shehneela Ahmed who, in 2013, became the first female Asian football agent to be registered with the English FA.