UCI BMX World Championships: Injured Liam Phillips named in GB squad

Liam Phillips has been included in the Great Britain squad for the UCI BMX World Championships in South Carolina. The 28-year-old, world champion in 2013 and twice a world cup series winner, is named pending a recovery from hand and wrist injuries sustained in February. Senior academy rider Paddy Sharrock is set to make his…

Cavendish & Deignan in squad for National Road Championships

Former world champions Mark Cavendish and Lizzie Deignan have been named in British Cycling’s squads for the National Road Championships in June. Manxman Cavendish won the road race title in 2013, while Adam Blythe will be looking to defend his crown. Deignan will aim to win her fourth national road race title, with Olympic gold…

England v South Africa: Finn, Roland-Jones & Dawson called into squad for third ODI

England v South Africa: Third one-day international Venue: Lord’s. Date: Monday, 29 May. Time: 11:00 BST. Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and the BBC Sport website, plus watch video clips and highlights online and on Connected TVs. Middlesex pair Steven Finn and Toby Roland-Jones and Hampshire’s Liam Dawson have been called…

Taylor and Knight in England squad for Women's World Cup

ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Venues: Bristol, Derby, Leicester, Taunton, Lord’s Dates: 24 June-23 July Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on all England matches and selected others; in-play highlights on the BBC Sport website Wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor has been named in the England squad for the Women’s World Cup this summer. Taylor, 28, took…

Griffiths named in GB Worlds squad after stunning London run

Media playback is not supported on this device Josh Griffiths’ selection for the World Championships has been confirmed after the club runner beat the country’s elite men at the London Marathon. Racing his first marathon, Griffiths was the first Briton across the line to qualify for the World Championships. The 23-year-old is one of six…

England: Mark Wood returns to squad for Champions Trophy and South Africa series

England have named Durham fast bowler Mark Wood in their 15-man squad for a one-day series against South Africa and the Champions Trophy that follows. Wood returns after missing the winter tour of India following ankle surgery, while Liam Plunkett, who has yet to play this season for Yorkshire after injuring his calf, is also…