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National Sport

Great Britain will not be matching the gold medal they won in Glasgow

Great Britain to battle for bronze in women's team pursuit

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says all his squad will have a role to play

Boro boss Karanka: Every player is going to be important over coming months

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte, right, praised the impact of the likes of John Terry, left, in the FA Cup win at Wolves

Antonio Conte pleased with fringe players as Chelsea beat Wolves

Manchester United's Paul Pogba will be viewed as a bargain, according to Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho believes Paul Pogba was a bargain for Manchester United

England captain Joe Root, right, and his deputy Ben Stokes are big buddies on and off the cricket pitch

New England Test captain Root hails deputy Stokes' assertive demeanour

Tony Smith's Warrington struck a blow for Super League on Saturday

Tony Smith hopes Warrington's win over Brisbane inspires Wigan against Cronulla

British number one Johanna Konta has pulled out of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships due to a foot injury

Johanna Konta withdraws from Dubai Duty Free Championships through injury

Sir Mo Farah signed off his indoor career in style

Sir Mo Farah breaks European record in Birmingham after Laura Muir dazzles again

Sean Raggett heads Lincoln's winner at Burnley

Lincoln boss Danny Cowley savours 'incredible' FA Cup triumph over Burnley

Claudio Ranieri questioned the spirit of his players after their defeat at Millwall

Claudio Ranieri demands fighting spirit after Millwall add to Leicester's woes

Huddersfield and Manchester City played out a goalless draw in the FA Cup

Pep Guardiola defends squad changes as Manchester City held by Huddersfield

Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates scoring against Wolves

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte gave Blues last-minute warning over FA Cup pitfalls

Substitute Cristhian Stuani fired Middlesbrough into the FA Cup quarter-finals

Cristhian Stuani proves his value to Aitor Karanka and Middlesbrough once more

Leicester have found form under the leadership of Aaron Mauger

Aaron Mauger eyes play-offs after Leicester Tigers maul Bristol

Kevin Brown scores the opening try on his Warrington debut

Warrington beat Brisbane as first Super League side to win in World Club Series

Todd Blackadder, pictured, does not want to dwell on George Ford's decision to switch Bath for Leicester

Bath rugby director Blackadder eager to move on from Ford episode

Former boxer Michael Watson, centre, was the victim of a suspected car-jacking which saw him needing hospital treatment for his injuries

Former boxer Michael Watson hospitalised after 'attempted car theft'

Mark Wood has not played since the end of last summer

Mark Wood out of Lions squad as comeback delayed

Tim Visser's try was in vain for Harlequins as they lost out to Bath

Max Clark try lifts play-off hopefuls Bath past Harlequins

Leicesters Telusa Veainu scores a try during the Aviva Premiership match at Welford Road

Leicester record huge win over Bristol

Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner saw his team earn a replay at Manchester City

Huddersfield hold Manchester City to earn FA Cup replay

Cristhian Stuani celebrates scoring the winner for Middlesbrough

Boro avoid major scare as Stuani late goal sees off resilient Oxford

Diego Costa celebrates scoring Chelsea's second goal

Two second half goals give Chelsea FA Cup fifth round win at Wolves

Shaun Cummings nets a late Millwall winner against Premier League champions Leicester

Ten-man Millwall dump struggling Leicester out of FA Cup

Roarie Deacon believes Sutton United are capable of creating shockwaves and beating Arsenal in the FA Cup

Sutton's Roarie Deacon out to prove a point against former club Arsenal

Tony Rains, left, and Matt Hanlan celebrate after Sutton beat Coventry

FA Cup shocks

Wigan centre Oliver Gildart is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his father Ian by claiming a World Club Challenge winners' medal

We want to prove NRL stars are not 'super human', says Wigan captain O'Loughlin

Matthew Hanlan, number 11, scores a famous goal for Sutton

Sutton's 1989 FA Cup match-winner hopes U's can add to Arsenal misery

Owen Coyle is excited to face Manchester United

Owen Coyle: Blackburn must be ready to punish any Manchester United slip

Sean Raggett celebrates scoring Lincoln's winner

Minnows Lincoln earn FA Cup glory by stunning Premier League side Burnley

Wasps rugby director Dai Young expects a tough challenge against Aviva Premiership opponents Sale Sharks on Sunday

Wasps chief Young expecting tough challenge from Sale

Bournemouth's Harry Arter has become a father to a baby girl

Bournemouth congratulate Harry Arter on becoming a dad

Brian McDermott's Leeds won on Friday night

Neil Jukes hails much-improved Leigh following narrow defeat to Leeds

Mark McCall expects Mako Vunipola, pictured, to return to England duty against Italy

Mark McCall praises Mako Vunipola comeback as Saracens slip to Gloucester defeat

Saracens' Mako Vunipola, centre, returned to action

Mako Vunipola back in action but unable to stop Saracens losing to Gloucester

Jonathan Tiernan-Locke has retired

Tiernan-Locke to retire from racing but not 'back down' on Tramadol claim

Bournemouth have been charged by the FA in relation to its anti-doping rules

Bournemouth charged by FA for breaching its anti-doping regulations

UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against St Etienne for their fans' behaviour at Old Trafford

UEFA to investigate behaviour of St Etienne fans at Old Trafford

Antonio Conte will continue to prioritise a winning team over the happiness of individuals

Keeping everyone happy is not my priority, says Chelsea chief Conte

Watford plan to commission a statue of former manager Graham Taylor which will stand at the club's Vicarage Road stadium.

Watford confirm plans to honour former manager Graham Taylor's memory

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal future is in the spotlight again

Arsene Wenger will stay in management even if he leaves Arsenal in the summer

Jose Mourinho will not make wholesale changes for United's FA Cup clash with Blackburn

Jose Mourinho determined not to 'throw away' United's FA Cup chance

Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus could be out for up to three months

Pep Guardiola: Jesus injury will not disrupt Manchester City's rhythm

Liam Kelly has been banned for six matches

Leyton Orient midfielder Liam Kelly lands six-game ban for ball boy push

Dina Asher-Smith is out of the Birmingham Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday

Dina Asher-Smith ruled out of Indoor Grand Prix after fracturing ankle

England captain Dylan Hartley has been defended by Steve Borthwick

Steve Borthwick stands up for England captain Dylan Hartley

Scotland's Josh Strauss, centre, was injured in Paris

Fresh blow for Scotland as Josh Strauss is ruled out of remainder of Six Nations

Sir Mo Farah lives and trains in Portland, Oregon

Sir Mo Farah is still worried about his return to America

 Jeff Astle died of a degenerative brain disease in 2002, aged 59

Brain injury charities urging research into potential risks of heading footballs

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