McLaren drivers to start at back in Baku

McLaren drivers Fernando Alonso and Stoffel Vandoorne will start Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix from the back of the grid after engine penalties. The sanctions follow a Honda engine upgrade in addition to earlier reliability problems. Both drivers have already used more than the permitted number of relevant parts after just seven races of 21. Alonso’s…

Azarenka fights back to win on comeback from having baby

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka saved three match points before winning on her comeback from a year out after the birth of her son. The two-time Australian Open champion, who gave birth to Leo in December, won 6-3 4-6 7-6 (9-7) against Japan’s Risa Ozaki at the Mallorca Open. It was the 27-year-old Belarusian’s…

Unseeded Ostapenko fights back to win French Open

Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko fought back to stun third seed Simona Halep and become Latvia’s first Grand Slam champion at the French Open. The 20-year-old trailed by a set and was 3-0 down in the second to Halep – who would have become world number one with a win – but prevailed 4-6 6-4 6-3. Ostapenko,…

Get Inspired: 'I might be back next week!'

Whether you want to get fit, raise money for a good cause, or make new friends, joining a running club is a great way to do all three! When the Knaresborough Striders started training for their first 5km run just two months ago, they were determined to make it past the finish line smiling. And…

French Open 2017: Andy Murray fights back to reach Roland Garros third round

French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 28 May-11 June Coverage: Listen to live radio commentary and follow text coverage of selected matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. World number one Andy Murray came from a set down to beat unseeded Slovakian Martin Klizan in the French Open second round. The…

'I want to play at the Olympics' – Bedene considers switch back to Slovenia

French Open Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 28 May- 11 June Coverage: Listen to live radio commentary and follow text coverage of selected matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. British number three Aljaz Bedene is considering switching his allegiance back to Slovenia in order to compete at the Olympics. Bedene, 27,…