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Manchester City to seek explanation from Wigan Athletic for pitch invasion

• Sergio Agüero made contact with home supporter during melee • FA assessing situation and may also look into actions of City fansManchester City will seek an explanation from Wigan Athletic for the pitch invasion that occurred after Monday night’s ill…

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Football transfer rumours: Arsenal’s Héctor Bellerín to Real Madrid?

This morning’s fluff is skating on thin iceFed up with watching Barcelona waltz off into the distance in La Liga, the Real Madrid president, Florentino Pérez, has decided to dig out his transfer war chest and take the fight to their bitter rivals off t…

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William Hill fined £6.2m by Gambling Commission

Firm handed big fine over failure to spot problem gambling and prevent money launderingBetting group William Hill has been fined £6.2m by the gambling industry regulator for failing to protect consumers and prevent money laundering.The Gambling Commiss…

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'When I saw the Man City line-up, I did not give Wigan a chance'

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Wigan’s win over Manchester City was an amazing game to witness and it has to go down as one of the greatest FA Cup shocks of all time.When the Latics b…

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USA men’s hockey team through to last eight at Olympics with Slovakia rout

USA survive physical match with Slovakia to advance to last eightAmericans will face Czech Republic in Wednesday’s quarter-finalRyan Donato scored two goals, Troy Terry had three assists and the United States beat Slovakia 5-1 in the qualification roun…

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Winter Olympics 2018: day 11 from Pyeongchang – live!

Latest medal table | Full event scheduleFeel free to email or Tweet @Kate_ohalloran 5.53am GMT Now in keeping with less serious news, have you read this piece about Benjamin Haas meeting Kim Jong-un (well, his impersonator – known by the name of Howard…

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North Korea could co-host 2021 Asian Games with South, official says

Offer comes amid rapid easing of tensions that has accompanied Winter Olympics in the South Korean town of PyeongchangWinter Olympics 2018: full schedule and medal tableA top North Korean sports official said his country could co-host the Asian Winter …

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Ski jumper Noriaki Kasai, 45, promises to return at 2022 Winter Olympics

‘I’m not going to try, I will definitely be there,’ he saysJapanese athlete eyes ninth Winter Games in BeijingJapan’s ski jump legend Noriaki Kasai, who made history by competing in his eighth Winter Olympics at the age of 45, says he will “definitely”…

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‘Robbed of moment of glory’: Norwegian curlers want special medal ceremony

Magnus Nedregotten and Kristin Skaslien came fourthPair may yet win bronze after Russian’s doping chargeThe Norwegian curlers who missed out on a bronze medal due to Russian doping want Winter Olympics organisers to hold a new podium ceremony for them …

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Virtue and Moir win ice dance gold for Canada as Shib Sibs take bronze for USA

Virtue and Moir win third Olympic gold and fifth medal overallFrance’s Papadakis and Cizeron pipped for silver by 0.79 pointsMaia, Alex Shibutani become second ever sibling pair to medalCanadian darlings Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir punctuated their bri…

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Commonwealth Games hopeful Jessica Peris tests positive for banned substance

Daughter of Olympian Nova Peris pulls out of trialsNo indication so far of what substance is allegedly involvedTrack and field sprinter Jessica Peris has tested positive to a banned substance.She is the daughter of Olympic hockey gold medallist and for…

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Winter Olympics ice dancing: Shibutanis, Hubbell and Donohue in action – live!

Email beau.dure.freelance@theguardian.com or tweet @duresportOverexposed: Papadakis and skating wardrobe malfunctionsLatest medal table | Full event schedule 1.13am GMT The “rotational lift 4” was quite impressive. I lost track of the number of spins R…

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‘Kim Jong-un is hitting on us!’: my night out with Dear Leader (sort of)

Bar-hopping with North Korea’s teetotal supreme leader, albeit an Australian impersonator called Howard, is full of surprisesWinter Olympics 2018: full schedule and medal tableIt is a rare night when you find yourself on a chilly street corner waiting …

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Pep Guardiola’s gamble backfires and Wigan complete unlikely FA Cup hat-trick | Paul Wilson

City’s manager fails to learn from Tottenham’s experience at Rochdale and his weakened team paid a hefty priceManchester City had already done their bit for the romance of the FA Cup by losing to Wigan twice in the last few years, first in the 2013 fin…

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Chelsea boss Conte having trouble sleeping before Barcelona tie

Chelsea v Barcelona – Champions League last-16 first legHow to follow:Full commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and live-text commentary on the BBC Sport websiteChelsea boss Antonio Conte says he has had trouble sleeping as his side prepare for Tuesday’s Cha…

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Wigan’s shock win over Manchester City sparks angry scenes at DW Stadium

• City fans launch fusillade of missiles at pitch after final whistle• Sergio Agüero involved in skirmish with home fanWigan put in the doughtiest of defensive performances to pull off the shock of the season against Manchester City and once again brea…

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Eden Hazard ready to take on Messi and says Chelsea can beat Barcelona

• Chelsea’s Belgian about to face Messi for first time at club level• We have to play a perfect game against Barça to win, adds ConteChelsea renew their Champions League rivalry against Barcelona with Eden Hazard eager to prove his pedigree at this eli…

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Chelsea’s Pedro sees reasons for hope against old club Barcelona

Barcelona are favourites in the last-16 tie but Pedro says Chelsea’s win in 2012 can serve as a springboard for successThis is a fixture to bring memories of frenzied previous meetings flooding back. Even 13 years on it is easy to recall Ronaldinho’s s…

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Elizabeth Swaney: the Olympic halfpipe athlete who doesn’t really do tricks

US-born athlete finished dead last after most basic of runsDubious methods for getting to Pyeongchang raise questionsElizabeth Swaney, born and raised in the United States but representing Hungary, finished last in qualification for the women’s ski hal…

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Skating slip-up: Polish speed skater falls at start line – video

* Available to UK viewers only. Polish speed-skater Artur Nogal makes his mark at the Winter Olympics by falling at the start line of the 500m event in Pyeongchang Continue reading…