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Key points from CMS select committee hearing on Team Sky

UK Anti-Doping chief executive Nicole Sapstead gave evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport (CMS) select committee on Wednesday. She discussed UKAD's investigation into allegations of wrongdoing in British cycling, which began last September, when it received information about a package delivered to Dr Richard Freeman for Sir Bradley Wiggins at the end of the Criterium du Dauphine race in June 2011. Simon Cope, the package courier, also gave evidence. Wiggins and Team Sky deny wrongdoing.

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UKAD chief attacks British Cycling, Team Sky and doctor over Wiggins package

UK Anti-Doping boss Nicole Sapstead has launched a scathing attack on British Cycling, Team Sky and Sir Bradley Wiggins' doctor Richard Freeman for failing to keep proper records of drugs given to riders in their care.

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Winning means more to Ben Stokes than new-found IPL riches

Ben Stokes' new-found Indian Premier League riches will never rival the treasured feeling he gets from being a match-winner.

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Eddie Hearn: David Haye is fit to fight Tony Bellew

Eddie Hearn has insisted David Haye remains fit to fight Tony Bellew on Saturday despite reports suggesting an Achilles injury could lead to his withdrawal.

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Simon Cope tells MPs: I probably should have asked what was in the package

The former British Cycling coach who couriered the package at the centre of a UK Anti-Doping investigation has told MPs he "probably" should have asked what was in it but was just following orders.

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Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses signs contract extension until 2021

Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension with the Premier League leaders.

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F1 rookie Lance Stroll earns support from Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton has stood up for Formula One rookie Lance Stroll after the teenager crashed out of pre-season testing for a second successive day in Barcelona.

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Roger Federer suffers early exit in Dubai

Eighteen-time grand slam champion Roger Federer is out of the Dubai Duty Free Championships after suffering a second-round loss to Russia's Evgeny Donskoy on Wednesday.

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Clayton confident Boro can win fight to beat drop

Adam Clayton is targeting Premier League survival and FA Cup glory after committing his future to Middlesbrough until 2021.

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Denis Irwin thinks Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw will get his chance

Ex-Manchester United left-back Denis Irwin thinks Luke Shaw will be given a chance in the position he believes is the team's most competitive spot.

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Jurgen Klopp set for summer talks with Daniel Sturridge over Liverpool future

Jurgen Klopp has refused to rule out the possibility of Daniel Sturridge leaving Liverpool in the summer.

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England will be better after facing Italy's ruckless tactics - Steve Borthwick

Forwards coach Steve Borthwick insists England will be a better team for the experience of facing Italy's controversial tactics at Twickenham on Sunday.

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Dan Evans falls to Gael Monfils in second round at Dubai Duty Free Championships

Dan Evans put up a decent fight before falling in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships to Gael Monfils.

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Maria Sharapova should have to work her way back after doping ban - Andy Murray

Andy Murray does not think Maria Sharapova or other doping offenders should be given wild cards into tournaments but understands why the Russian is being welcomed back.

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British Boxing Board 'disappointed' with Haye's pre-fight outburst

David Haye will come under scrutiny for his use of the term "f****** retards" as he lashed out at fans of his opponent Tony Bellew during a highly charged press conference in Liverpool.

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England let Anthony Watson and Mako Vunipola stake Six Nations claims with clubs

Anthony Watson and Mako Vunipola will be released by England to play for Bath and Saracens this weekend as they bid for starting places in the RBS 6 Nations clash with Scotland.

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British Cycling accused of blocking the release of Jess Varnish's case files

Lawyers acting for former Great Britain track rider Jess Varnish have accused British Cycling of withholding information relating to her removal from the Olympic programme and the investigation into her bullying complaint against ex-technical director Shane Sutton.

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Liverpool offers to host 2022 Commonwealth Games if Durban pulls out

Liverpool has offered to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games if Durban opts out over costs.

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Ex-Team Sky doctor too unwell to appear before Westminster anti-doping panel

Former Team Sky medic Dr Richard Freeman has pulled out of his much-anticipated appearance before the Culture, Media and Sport select committee on Wednesday.

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Dan Evans sets up second-round clash with Gael Monfils with win in Dubai

Dan Evans continued his fine form in 2017 with victory over Dustin Brown in the opening round of the Dubai Duty Free Championships.

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