News from around the web
Great Britain fail to defend their Team Pursuit title after losing to Australia on the opening day of the World Track Cycling Championships in Belarus.
Becky James and Victoria Williamson win bronze for GB in the women's team sprint event at World Track Championships in Minsk.
World number one Serena Williams withdraws from the Dubai Tennis Championships because of a back problem.
The Rugby Football League decides to ban the shoulder charge tackle from Super League.
Steven Gerrard says "only one or two" players in the world have out-performed Liverpool team-mate Luis Suarez this term.
Manchester City are the latest group of people to perform their version of online dance craze the Harlem Shake.
Jump jockey Tom O'Brien faces missing next month's Cheltenham Festival after being given a 10-day ban at Doncaster.
Lewis Hamilton believes Mercedes are "going in the right direction" after his first day's running at the second pre-season test.
Ireland coach Declan Kidney explains his decision to start uncapped Ulster out-half Paddy Jackson against Scotland.
Rafael Benitez reveals Frank Lampard will have to wait for his 200th Chelsea goal as he will rest him for their Europa League game with Sparta Prague.
Shahid Afridi’s absence from the one-day international fold has proven a brief one, with Pakistan recalling the all-rounder for their series in South Africa.
Jimmy Calderwood says he would be happy to speak to Dundee about their managerial vacancy "if the offer came".
Interim head coach Scott Johnson is eager for Scotland to improve further in the Six Nations match against Ireland.
A 30-day ban means Italy captain Sergio Parisse misses Saturday's match with Wales, and probably rest of Six Nations.
British heavyweight Tyson Fury announces his American debut against Steve Cunningham, on 20 April in New York.
Francois du Plessis has been appointed as the full-time captain of South Africa’s Twenty20 team after AB de Villiers opted to relinquish the role.
Great Britain's Kelly Gallagher is third in the downhill event at the IPC World Skiing Championships in Spain.
Warwickshire's new director of cricket Dougie Brown is optimistic Boyd Rankin will be fit for the start of the 2013 campaign.
Ed Leigh meets up with the GB Snowboard Slopestyle team as they prepare for the 2014 Winter Olympics