French Open 2017: Andy Murray into last eight with win over Karen Khachanov

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. Britain’s Andy Murray produced a clinical performance to see off Russian Karen Khachanov and reach a seventh French Open quarter-final. The world…

City-based Twenty20 tournament featuring eight teams gets approval for 2020

A new city-based eight-team Twenty20 tournament has been given the go-ahead to start in 2020. The proposals were approved by 38 of the 41 England and Wales Cricket Board members, with 15 first-class counties in support of the competition. Essex and Middlesex were the only two counties to vote against the proposals, while Kent abstained…

World Championship 2017: Mark Selby beats Xiao Guodong to reach last eight

World Championship 2017 Venue: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 15 April – 1 May Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TVs, online and app. Defending champion Mark Selby beat Xiao Guodong 13-6 to reach the World Championship quarter-finals. The world number one, who led 10-6 overnight, rattled off breaks of 101,…

IPL 2017: Ben Stokes and Eoin Morgan among eight England players at competition

Eight England players are set to appear at the Indian Premier League when the 10th edition of the competition begins on Wednesday. Ben Stokes became the IPL’s most expensive foreign player when Rising Pune Supergiants bought him for £1.7m. Bowler Tymal Mills, bought for £1.4m by Royal Challengers Bangalore, could face former international team-mate Chris…

Celtic seal sixth straight title with eight games to spare

Celtic have won a sixth consecutive Scottish Premiership title with eight games to spare after thrashing Hearts 5-0 at Tynecastle on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers’ side needed three points against fifth-placed Hearts to be confirmed as champions after Aberdeen hammered Dundee on Friday. And they did so with a hat-trick from Scott Sinclair and goals from…

Johanna Konta beats Lara Arruabarrena to reach last eight in Miami

British number one Johanna Konta eased into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open with a 7-5 6-1 victory over Lara Arruabarrena. Konta was given a testing time in the opening set by the Spaniard, who had won only one match this year prior to the tournament. But 10th seed Konta’s serving was key and she…