Raheem Sterling: Social media & T-shirts not enough to combat racism

Sterling has become a role model for speaking out against racismEngland and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says boycotting social media and wearing T-shirts is "not enough" to combat racism and there must be "harder punishments". Sterling, 24, was speaking at the Wall Street Journal's Future of Everything Festival in New York on Tuesday -…

Ada Hegerberg ’emotional’ after winning BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year – BBC Sport

Watch the moment Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg is named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019.

Niki Lauda: Tributes paid after F1 legend dies aged 70

The remains of Niki Lauda's Ferrari after a horrific accident during the German Grand Prix in 1976Three-time Formula 1 world champion Niki Lauda produced the "most courageous act of any sportsman" in returning to racing so soon after a horrific crash, says former team-mate John Watson. Austrian Lauda, who won the drivers championship in 1975,…

Cricket World Cup: England have ‘best opportunity’ to win – Michael Vaughan

England revealed their World Cup kit on Tuesday, which is a similar colour and design to the one they wore in 1992, when they last reached the finalEngland's one-day side have "the best opportunity in my time" to win the World Cup this summer, says former captain Michael Vaughan. The hosts have confirmed their 15-man…

Helen Housby: ‘My mum wears my gold medal like a necklace – I owe...

Helen Housby (centre) shows off her gold medal with team-mates Serena Guthrie (left) and Geva Mentor"My mum walks around wearing my Commonwealth gold medal like a necklace," laughs England netballer Helen Housby. The 24-year-old shooter's parents have recently returned to England following a trip to Australia to watch Housby play for New South Wales Swifts…

Is it that time of the month again? – hockey players talk periods –...

GB Hockey players Giselle Ansley and Sarah Jones talk truthfully about how periods affect them. READ MORE: Periods - how do they affect athletes & why do we monitor them? BBC Sport has launched #ChangeTheGame this summer to showcase female athletes in a way they never have been before. Through more live women's sport available…

World Cup: How Jofra Archer secured place in England squad

Jofra Archer has taken 24 wickets at an average of 31.37 in 17 List A matchesIn the end, the remarkable thing about Jofra Archer's selection in the England World Cup squad was that it was not remarkable at all. Three one-day internationals was all that it took for the Sussex pace bowler to become a…

England’s Jordan Nobbs calls for research into ACL injuries and menstrual cycle

My menstrual cycle could have been a 'high factor' in injury - NobbsEngland and Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs has called for more research into the links between anterior cruciate ligament injuries and menstrual cycles. Nobbs, 26, was ruled out of this summer's Women's World Cup after damaging her knee in November. She believes her period,…

Tyson Fury says Deontay Wilder rematch ‘likely’ in March or April

Deontay Wilder retained his WBC belt after an enthralling draw with Tyson Fury in Los Angeles in DecemberBritain's Tyson Fury says a world heavyweight title rematch with Deontay Wilder is "likely to happen in March or April". Wilder knocked out fellow American Dominic Breazeale in the first round on Saturday to retain his WBC title.…

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final against Chelsea

Henrikh Mkhitaryan has played 11 games in the Europa League for Arsenal this seasonArsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on 29 May. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety on the pitch in Baku, Azerbaijan. "Having considered all current options, we had to take…
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Gang rape survivor fights ‘hideous’ law’ preventing her telling her story

Updated May 08, 2019 07:47:10 Photo: Leia wants to identify herself when she tells the story of her abduction, bashing and rape. (Supplied) Leia* is no stranger to telling her story. Key points The Tasmanian Government is accepting submissions on laws that restrict the publication of the identity of sexual assault victims Section 194K of…

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