Briton Evans reveals positive cocaine test

Media playback is not supported on this device Wimbledon on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Coverage: Follow on BBC TV, BBC Radio and online with further coverage across Red Button, Connected TVs and BBC Sport website. British number three Dan Evans has announced he tested positive for cocaine in a drugs…

'A very sad and scary time' – Horschel's wife reveals alcoholism

When US golfer Billy Horschel won the FedEx cup in 2014, it looked as if a golden career was about to take off. And then: nothing. For three years, Florida-born Horschel failed to make a mark – until last weekend, when, seemingly out of the blue, he took victory in the AT&T Byron Nelson USPGA….

Many Clouds died from 'severe pulmonary haemorrhage', post mortem reveals

A post mortem examination revealed Many Clouds died from bleeding on the lung but that the 2015 Grand National winner had no underlying health problems. The 10-year-old Irish-bred horse collapsed after narrowly beating Thistlecrack to win the Cotswold Chase at Cheltenham’s Festival Trials Day. He was treated by veterinary staff before being pronounced dead. The…

Rise in suspicious betting patterns in 2016, reveals TIU

The number of suspicious betting patterns in tennis is on the rise and is a “concern”, says the first annual report published by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU). In 2016, nine players and officials were sanctioned as a result of TIU disciplinary investigations. There were 292 alerts to the TIU last year, with eight of…

Phillip Hughes: No-one to blame for death, inquest reveals

Nobody was to blame for the death of Australian opener Phillip Hughes in 2014, says the coroner who led the inquest into his death. Hughes died from a brain haemorrhage, two days after being hit on the neck while playing for South Australia in a first-class match in Sydney. New South Wales coroner Michael Barnes…