SPFL countered at Thistle objection over Hearts match

Scottish Professional Football League chiefs insist they were right to give Hearts time to get the go-ahead for Sunday’s Tynecastle clash with Partick Thistle.

Haye injury pressures postponement of Bellew rematch

David Haye has been forced to postpone his rematch with Tony Bellew after tearing his biceps during training.

Gatland says he wishes to challenge one or two Kiwis after tiring Lions excursion

Wales coach Warren Gatland prepares to face New Zealand again admitting he would like to get some people “into a corner of a room on their own” after last summer’s British and Irish Lions tour.

Jon Rahm eager to play even more European Tour occasions in 2018

World number four Jon Rahm is set to play more European Tour events next season after expressing his frustration at not having a chance to win the Race to Dubai.

Apoel Nicosia v Real Madrid speaking points

Holders Real Madrid will aim to bounce back from their chastening defeat to Tottenham earlier this month when they return to Champions League action against Apoel on Tuesday night.