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Salford’s Niall Evalds signs new deal

Academy product Niall Evalds has become the latest player to commit his future to Salford.

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All Blacks boss Hansen hits the airwaves to slam ‘desperate’ Warren Gatland

Steve Hansen has reacted angrily to Warren Gatland’s demand that referees clamp down on New Zealand’s “dangerous” targeting of Conor Murray by phoning a radio station to call him “desperate”.

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Lewis Hamilton wants to ‘win the right way’ after Vettel controversy

A defiant Lewis Hamilton has promised to win this year’s Formula One championship “the right way” after his clash with title rival Sebastian Vettel in Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Jonny Lomax signs new two-year deal at St Helens

England full-back Jonny Lomax has signed a new two-year deal that will keep him at St Helens until the end of the 2019 season.

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Claudio Ranieri draws line under Leicester after being unveiled as new Nantes boss

Claudio Ranieri insisted he had moved on from his title-winning spell at Leicester as he was unveiled as the new coach of Ligue 1 club Nantes.

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Bournemouth close to finalising deal for Blackburn winger Connor Mahoney

Bournemouth look to have won the race to sign out-of-contract winger Connor Mahoney from Blackburn.

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Kyle Edmund stunned by Dan Evans’ drug admission

British number two Kyle Edmund admits he was lost for words after hearing his compatriot Dan Evans had failed a drugs test.

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Team New Zealand claim first America’s Cup victory since 2003

Emirates Team New Zealand held their nerve to see off the challenge of Oracle Team USA and seal their first win in the America’s Cup since 2003.

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Courtney Lawes out to push Test claims as Lions take on Hurricanes

Courtney Lawes will aim to put himself in the Lions Test selection shop window on Tuesday when the tourists complete their schedule of midweek matches.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Liverpool have enquired about Arsenal winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after talks over extending his stay at the Emirates Stadium stalled, according to the Daily Mirror.

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Bertrand Traore leaves Chelsea for Lyon

Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore has joined Lyon, the two clubs have announced.

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Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah racing to be fit for England U21 semi

Nathan Redmond and Nathaniel Chalobah will have late fitness tests as they battle to be ready for England Under-21s’ Euro 2017 semi-final with Germany.

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England batsmen struggle as County Championship day-night games get under way

England’s batsmen struggled to adapt to the pink ball as 96 wickets tumbled during the first round of day-night cricket in the County Championship.

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Lions boss Gatland caricatured by New Zealand newspaper once again

New Zealand assistant coach Ian Foster says he would not like to be a victim of the newspaper clown treatment given to British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland.

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Hamilton should accept some blame for Baku bust-up with Vettel – Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart believes Lewis Hamilton must take some of the blame for an on-track bust-up with title rival Sebastian Vettel during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

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Williams to McEnroe: Keep me out of your statements that are not factually based

John McEnroe’s belief that Serena Williams would be ranked as low as 700 in the world if she played on the men’s tour has drawn short shrift from the 23-time women’s singles grand slam champion.

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Agassi will not leave Wimbledon early, says Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has confirmed Andre Agassi will be coaching him at Wimbledon for as long as he stays in the tournament.

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Mark Cavendish named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for Tour de France

Mark Cavendish’s attempts to become the most prolific stage-winner in Tour de France history will continue this July after he was named in Team Dimension Data’s line-up for the race.

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Marcus Willis edges closer to Wimbledon return with Andrej Martin scalp

Britain’s Marcus Willis stayed on course for a return to Wimbledon after winning his first qualifier on Monday.

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5 things we learned from the Azerbaijan Grand Prix

The Formula One season came alive in Azerbaijan on Sunday following a frenetic race which saw four safety cars, one red flag, and an improbable winner.

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