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Khan ready to defy logic against Alvarez

BBC Sport - 5 hours 38 min ago
Amir Khan says he is ready to prove the doubters wrong again with a world title win over Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas, writes Ben Dirs.

Red Bull drop Daniil Kvyat and replace him with Max Verstappen

Guardian Sport - 5 hours 40 min ago
• F1 outfit drops accident-prone driver to junior team
• ‘Toro Rosso will give him the chance to regain his form’

Red Bull have dropped Daniil Kvyat and replaced him with Max Verstappen for the remainder of the Formula One season.

Verstappen, 18, who made his debut last year as the sport’s youngest-ever driver, makes the move up from Red Bull’s junior team Toro Rosso following Kvyat’s display at his home race in Russia.

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Victory parade for Leicester City

BBC Sport - 5 hours 49 min ago
A victory parade will be held to celebrate Leicester City's Premier League success on 16 May, the BBC understands.

McIlroy keen to grasp Olympics chance

BBC Sport - 6 hours 2 min ago
Rory McIlroy fears he might only get two attempts to win an Olympic medal and will go all out to win in Rio.

Dylan Hartley could return for Northampton against Gloucester

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 6 min ago
• England captain was knocked unconscious in France game
• ‘He’s bouncing around the place and back to his usual self’

The England captain Dylan Hartley could return to action in Northampton’s final game of the season on Saturday.

The Saints hooker has not played since he was was knocked out during England’s Six Nations Grand Slam-clinching victory over France in Paris on 19 March.

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Football transfer rumours: Chelsea to splash £79m on Antoine Griezmann?

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 10 min ago
Today’s gossip has been at the Kool-Aid, and would like to congratulate Real Madrid for their 3.35-0.41 expected goals victory over Manchester City

Chances are Manchester United will win the FA Cup. They might scrape fourth place and a spot in next season’s Champions League. And deadpan comic Louis van Gaal has had them rolling in the aisles with some cracking observational material about sex, the poor man’s Amy Schumer right on top of his game. Everything’s going swimmingly at Old Trafford right now, which may explain why the club have asked José Mourinho to hang around like a spare part for 12 months while Van Gaal sees out his contract. Mourinho, needless to say, wants the job now. There’ll be tears, and more leaks, before bedtime.

Related: What will Hollywood make of Leicester’s spellbinding season? | Marina Hyde

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Tigers put egos in pocket - Cockerill

BBC Sport - 6 hours 23 min ago
Boss Richard Cockerill says Leicester Tigers will show restraint against Bath in their bid to win an 11th English title.

Leishman pulls out of Rio over Zika

BBC Sport - 6 hours 28 min ago
Australian golfer Marc Leishman pulls out of the Rio Olympic Games because of concerns over the Zika virus.

Jockey Oliver banned after alcohol test

BBC Sport - 6 hours 36 min ago
Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Damien Oliver is banned for a month for failing an alcohol test, according to reports in Australia.

Former Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips signs for Sale from Racing 92

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 39 min ago
• 33-year-old will move after European Champions Cup final
• Phillips won 94 caps for Wales during international career

Mike Phillips will play in the Premiership next season after signing a deal with Sale.

The 33-year-old former Wales scrum-half has played for Llanelli, Cardiff, Ospreys, Bayonne and his current club Racing 92.

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New Zealand's Shaun Kenny-Dowall ruled out of Test against Australia

Guardian Sport - 6 hours 41 min ago
  • Sydney Roosters star fails to recover from foot injury in time for Friday Test
  • Parramatta’s Brad Takairangi set to play in Stephen Kearney’s 17

The injury-plagued Kiwis have been dealt another blow with in-form centre Shaun Kenny-Dowall ruled out on the eve of Friday’s Test with Australia. The Sydney Roosters outside back failed to get through Thursday’s captain’s run because of a foot injury so Parramatta’s Brad Takairangi is set to take his place in Stephen Kearney’s 17.

The world No1 side has been decimated with a combination of injury, withdrawals and suspension ruling out the likes of Kieran Foran, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Simon Mannering. Kenny-Dowall had been in a moon boot all week, and after failing to take part their final training session, a line was ruled through his name.

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Verstappen replaces Kvyat at Red Bull

BBC Sport - 6 hours 41 min ago
Red Bull drop Daniil Kvyat and replace him with Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen following a calamitous Russian Grand Prix.

Amended anti-money laundering bill passed

Stabroek - 7 hours 41 min ago
After almost two hours of heated debate, government last evening passed the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering the Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) (Amendment) Bill despite pleas from the...

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Operators vow further legal action to halt Ogle airport name change

Stabroek - 7 hours 45 min ago
Further legal action has been promised by the National Air Transport Association (NATA)  to stop the renaming of the Ogle Airport in an increasingly bitter struggle that has also drawn in President ...

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Balwant Singh Hospital says offering 24-hr cardiac care, full-time cardiologist

Stabroek - 7 hours 45 min ago
With the introduction of its full-time cardiologist, cardiac surgeon, and special packages for cardiac evaluation, the Dr. Balwant Singh Hospital (DBSH) is urging patients not to ignore symptoms such...

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US unveils US$10m for clean energy proposals from Caribbean, Central America

Stabroek - 7 hours 46 min ago
By Gaulbert Sutherland in Washington With a growing market for renewables, the Caribbean and Central America are being urged to diversify their fuel sources and the US yesterday unveiled US$10m in...

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Parfait Harmonie man dies after car submerged in trench

Stabroek - 7 hours 47 min ago
Investigations are currently being conducted into the circumstances surrounding a vehicular accident which occurred on Tuesday evening at Parfait Harmonie and claimed the life of a 36-year-old...

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Diamond man charged with 2007 White Water murder

Stabroek - 7 hours 49 min ago
A Great Diamond resident was yesterday charged and remanded to prison for allegedly committing a murder nine years ago. The court heard that on April 12, 2007, at White Water Landing, Potaro,...

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‘Nasty Man’ jailed for two years on gun, ammo charges

Stabroek - 7 hours 49 min ago
Delon Henry, called ‘Nasty Man’ was yesterday sentenced to two years imprisonment and fined $100,000 at the closure of his trial in relation to a charge that he had in his possession on October 4,...

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Guns-in-box accused freed of charges

Stabroek - 7 hours 50 min ago
Jamal Murphy, the alleged consignee of the variety of guns and ammunition found at the GNIC Wharf on May 8, 2015, was yesterday found not guilty of two charges of illegal possession of munitions.

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