The All Blacks were Sunday sweating on the availability of captain Kieran Read for the looming British and Irish Lions series after the backrower suffered a broken thumb. Read left the field just before half-time during the Canterbury Crusaders' 48-21 victory over the Central CheRead More »
Clermont stayed on course for a French and European double when they edged Lyon 23-20 to move into second place in the Top 14 as La Rochelle confirmed their semi-final spot without even playing. Clermont, who were missing a host of first-choice stars such as Aurelien Rougerie, David Strettle, Camille
Barcelona and Real Madrid remain locked together on 81 points at the top of La Liga after seeing off Espanyol and Valencia respectively on Saturday. Madrid maintain the edge as they have a game in hand but needed a winner four minutes from time from Marcelo to see off Valencia 2-1. Luis Suarez scored
David Moyes's sorry Sunderland were relegated from the Premier League after a 1-0 home defeat by Bournemouth at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. Allied to Hull City's 0-0 draw at Southampton, the result left Sunderland 13 points adrift of safety with only 12 points to play for this season.
Kylian Mbappe delivered another crucial goal for Monaco as the Ligue 1 leaders fought back to defeat Toulouse 3-1 on Saturday and move three points clear at the top. Ola Toivonen struck immediately after half time as Toulouse threatened to derail Monaco's title hopes at the Stade Louis II, but Kamil
British climbing specialist Simon Yates grabbed the overall lead in the Tour of Romandie on Saturday by capturing the fourth stage ahead of Sunday's concluding time trial.
Jamie Vardy scored the goal that effectively ensured Leicester City would remain in the Premier League as the outgoing champions won 1-0 away to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. England striker Vardy's first-half goal, his third in as many seasons at The Hawthorns, gave the Foxes their first win