Mark Lamport-Stokes

Maria Sharapova reveals she failed drug test

The tennis star announced on Monday that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open, and has since been provisionally suspended from tennis.

Question marks over Mayweather’s legacy

Floyd Mayweather says his showdown with Manny Pacquiao was all about defining his legacy - but his reputation remains stained by controversy.

Oosthuizen in position for strong Masters finish

Louis Oosthuizen, a proven major winner, has moved into a good position to clinch this week's Masters title despite being two shots behind the leader.

Djokovic breezes through at Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic eased into the third round of the Indian Wells ATP tournament on Saturday while fourth-seeded Andy Murray made a premature exit.

Chevron win suggests Tiger is back to his best

With Tiger Woods' long-awaited return to the winner's circle, there is no doubt the former world number one is back on form.

Pacquiao edges Márquez on tight decision

Manny Pacquiao was tested to the full before retaining his WBO welterweight title with a controversial majority decision over Juan Manuel Márquez.

McIlroy’s win underscores Major title drought for US

After Rory McIlroy's astonishing eight-shot victory at the US Open, American golf grapples with an unprecedented title drought.

Tiger Woods hits 14-year low in world rankings

Tiger Woods has plummeted depths he had not reached in 14 years when he dropped four spots in the world rankings issued on Monday.

Inspirational golf champion Ballesteros dies aged 54

One of golf's most charismatic players who was renowned for his fist-pumping energy and magical shot-making, died on Saturday at the of 54.

Pacquiao beats Mosley to retain WBO title

Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines retained his WBO welterweight title by recording a unanimous points victory over a lacklustre Shane Mosley.

Schwartzel’s Masters breakthrough trumps Tiger

Almost overlooked as Charl Schwartzel surged clear to clinch the US Masters was the fact that he eclipsed Tiger Woods with his breakthrough.

Sizzling Els surges into early lead at Kapalua

Former winner Ernie Els rediscovered his putting touch to set the early pace in the second round of the Tournament of Champions.

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