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LONDON (Reuters) - For a nation steeped in tennis history but long starved of success, Britain's Andy Murray was the gift that kept giving.
LONDON (Reuters) - World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has been recognised in the British New Year's Honours list with the former England captain given a knighthood for his services to the sport.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has recognised its sporting stars in the Queen's New Year's honours list with a knighthood for cricketer Alastair Cook, and awards for Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas, England soccer boss Gareth Southgate and his captain Harry Kane.
LONDON (Reuters) - Roger Bannister, who has died aged 88, will live forever in the annals of athletics history as the first man to run a mile in under four minutes.
LONDON (Reuters) - Humphrey Walters, the man behind the man who transformed England's rugby team into world champions, says the current squad need to forget about Japan 2019 when they face New Zealand next year in their first clash for four years.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - All Blacks great Colin Meads was a supremely competitive family man who was passionate about New Zealand rugby, yet would faint at the sight of blood and even learned to knit as a child, his brother Stan said in a eulogy to the former lock on Monday.