UEFA Champions League


Champions League permutations: Who needs what to reach the last 16?

After an action-packed night on Tuesday, we are all set to go again on Wednesday when teams will be able to ensure they remain in Europe's elite club competition into the New Year.

Ronnie O’Sullivan reels off six successive frames to advance at UK Championship

Ronnie O’Sullivan reels off six successive frames to advance at UK Championship - The seven-time champion was back in action at the Barbican after withdrawing from the Champion of Champions event in Bolton a fortnight ago.

Ederson’s passing, Everton’s finishing and VAR frustrations

In The Debrief, Adam Bate looks at why Ederson's passing makes the difference, Everton's shocking finishing stats, and one of the biggest problems with VAR.

Novak Djokovic faces calls to be suspended after furious refusal to take anti-doping test

World No1 Novak Djokovic refused to undergo a anti-doping test 90 minutes before beating Great Britain's Cameron Norrie in a Davis Cup match in Malaga last week

Norris: McLaren on right track for F1 2024 challenge

Lando Norris firmly believes McLaren is on “the right track” for the 2024 Formula 1 season and has “plenty more” to improve on top of its major progress during 2023.

Cricket-Williamson hundred rescues New Zealand in Sylhet turner

DHAKA (Reuters) - Kane Williamson emerged as New Zealand's saviour for the umpteenth time in his career and compiled a patient hundred to help the tourists finish day two of the opening test against Bangladesh on 266-8 on Wednesday. New Zealand batters struggled against Bangladesh's spin-heavy attack on a turning track in Sylhet but Williamson batted close to five hours for his cultured 104,

Robson: New Sky Sports deal allows chance for tennis to grow in the UK

Former British No 1 Laura Robson says Sky Sports' new tennis deal allows the chance for the game to grow in the UK and attract a younger audience.

Premier League chief hits back at Andy Burnham as Everton feud escalates

Everton were deducted 10 points during the international break for allegedly breaching the Premier League's financial rules but will appeal the record-breaking punishment

Six contenders for the England captaincy after Owen Farrell’s surprise announcement

Planet Rugby’s James While has looked at England’s captaincy candidates for the Six Nations after Owen Farrell stepped back from Test rugby.

Jahn Regensburg winger Agyemang Diawusie dies aged 25

Diawusie's current club, third division German outfit Jahn Regensburg, announced the sad news on Tuesday afternoon.

Is Arsenal’s Saliba and Gabriel the perfect defensive partnership?

Conor Cody speaks on Gabriel and Saliba’s partnership The Leicester City centre-back Conor Coady has recently come out and spoken on Gabriel and William Saliba’s centre back partnership on Football Daily on BBC Radio 5 Live and spoke on how from the outside it looks like almost the perfect partnership.

Andy Murray’s £21m business empire – five of his key successes as Scot adds to social media portfolio

Murray is already prominent on Instagram and Twitter and now the Scot has confirmed his arrival on the business network LinkedIn.

Luke Donald role confirmed as Europe announce break from Ryder Cup tradition

Luke Donald role confirmed as Europe announce break from Ryder Cup tradition - Donald becomes the first repeat captain since 1995 and will lead Europe at Bethpage Black in 2025

Glenn Maxwell equals world record in Australia's T20 win over India

Set an imposing target of 223, Australia lost wickets cheaply before Maxwell turned in yet another incredible knock on the subcontinent after smashing a double century in the World Cup.

The 3 Arsenal academy stars who could feature against Lens

Arsenal could give huge experience to three of their best young academy products.

Champions League tables 2023-24: Group standings, fixtures and results for matchday 5

Champions League tables 2023-24: Group standings, fixtures and results for matchday 5 - It is the business end of the Champions League group stage

Judd Trump marches into UK Championship quarter-finals

Judd Trump marches into UK Championship quarter-finals - Trump never looked back after starting with a century break.

Is Leeds United v Swansea City on TV? Channel, streaming details and team news

Leeds United welcome Swansea City to Elland Road on Wednesday night, looking to strengthen their bid for a top-two spot in the Championship.

Paradox: Man Utd are form team despite league-topping decline

Man Utd are the form team in the Premier League with five wins in six games but there's a sense Erik ten Hag's side have regressed this term and the stats back it up.

How long is an F1 race? Laps, time, distance and more explained

Each Formula 1 grand prix is different with some lasting longer than others, but why is that and what rules does the championship have its races?

This is my predicted team to face RC Lens tonight with Raya returning – What’s your’s?

My predicted line up against RC Lens Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal squad welcome RC Lens to London to The Emirates tonight, and with a win, could automatically qualify for the Champions League round of 16 and Arsenal sound raring to go.

Smashing the grass ceiling: Eta set to make Champions League history

When Marie-Louise Eta takes her seat in the away dugout at Braga on Wednesday night women across the world will have reason to cheer long and loud. In her capacity as interim joint assistant manager at Union Berlin, Eta is set to become the first senior female coach to be actively involved in a men’s Champions League group stage game. There was a time, not so long ago, when such a scenario seemed impossible. Indeed the inherent challenges...

Sky Sports F1 Podcast: Who was the best 2023 driver aside from Max?

Bernie Collins, Karun Chandhok and Ted Kravitz picked the drivers they thought performed best in 2023 as they reviewed the season on the Sky Sports F1 Podcast.

Why record breaking year for women's sport is only the beginning of £1bn project to level the playing field

Deloitte predicts women's sport can hit £1billion revenue mark in 2024

Liverpool vs Fulham preview: team news, kick-off, referee & TV

Liverpool host Fulham at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday.

Bad weather puts Man Utd’s Champions League match at Galatasaray in doubt

Bad weather puts Man Utd’s Champions League match at Galatasaray in doubt - Heavy rain has been falling in the city throughout the day and there are concerns over the state of the pitch at Rams Park.

Lewis Hamilton puts forward concerning Red Bull car theory that impacts 2024 prediction

Lewis Hamilton concluded the Formula 1 season with a P9 finish at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and the Mercedes icon is already worried about the strength of Red Bull in 2024

Recreate Pep Guardiola's tactics with the inverted full-back in Football Manager 2024

Football’s top managers are always innovating to stay on top in the biggest games and so are the team at Football Manager. Say hello to the Inverted Full-back.

F1 chief Stefano Domenicali names one reason why Red Bull face major 2024 threat

Red Bull blew away the competition this season to win both F1 titles with ease, but chief executive Stefano Domenicali thinks things are going to be much closer in 2024

F1 team confirm engine talks with rivals

The outfit have been rumoured to be discussing a surprise move

Everton to submit appeal against points deduction on Friday

Everton are expected to submit their appeal against the deduction of 10 Premier League points, handed down by an independent commission, on Friday.

Martina Navratilova calls for key tennis change in response to Novak Djokovic defeat

After Novak Djokovic suffered two defeats to Jannik Sinner in the 2023 Davis Cup semi-finals tennis icon Martina Navratilova said the sport needs a longer offseason

Women’s Nations League: what’s at stake in the final group games?

The final group stage window of the inaugural Women’s Nations League is fast approaching with countries jostling for promotion and position. While many in League A have the semi-finals in sight, others will be focused on securing a good spot for the Euro 2025 qualification phase. Moving the Goalposts broke down the format in September and the majority of placings remain to be decided. None of the semi-finalists have been confirmed, with all top...

F1 teams donate unique prizes to Grand Prix Trust charity auction

An array of unique items donated by Formula 1's teams including race weekend and factory experiences are up for grabs in a charity silent auction.

Mir: Valencia first time Honda 'brought something that worked' to MotoGP test

Joan Mir says the Valencia post-season MotoGP test was the first time the factory Honda team “has brought something to a test that has worked” since he joined from Suzuki.

Newcastle handball VAR official stood down from Champions League

The VAR who reviewed the penalty awarded to PSG against Newcastle for handball has been stood down from his game on Wednesday, Sky Sports News understands.

After just 11 months in the Peterborough United job, Darren Ferguson is now a long-serving manager!

​Darren Ferguson was only appointed Peterborough United manager – albeit for the fourth time – in January, 2023.

Is Galatasaray vs Manchester United on TV? Channel, time and how to watch Champions League fixture

Is Galatasaray vs Manchester United on TV? Channel, time and how to watch Champions League fixture - Everything you need to know ahead of the Group A fixture

Why Paris Saint-Germain were awarded controversial stoppage-time penalty against Newcastle

Paris Saint-Germain had multiple penalty appeals during their Champions League match against Newcastle United, but the one given in the final minute wasn't without controversy

Big sprint format change teased for 2024 that F1 fans will ‘appreciate’

F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali believes the proportion of fans against sprints is "getting smaller", with more changes to come in 2024.

The next McGrath? Meet England’s newest fast-bowling recruit Turner

Hampshire fast-bowler John Turner, compared to Glenn McGrath by a former coach, says he takes inspiration from Dale Steyn as he looks set to make his England debut.

Russell: F1 illnesses highlight 'unsustainable' toll of 2024 calendar

George Russell believes illnesses going around the Formula 1 paddock in Abu Dhabi highlight the ‘unsustainable’ toll that will be taken on team personnel working all 24 races in 2024.

Newcastle, PSG and a handball call we can all agree on, right?

FACTS ARE SACRED … COMMENT IS FUN? Bob Mortimer hates opinions. The preface of his (excellent) autobiography, And Away … includes the important point that the book contains “very little opinion or advice”. And yet he loves football, a sport where it is almost impossible not to have an opinion. And he has a football-related podcast, Athletico Mince, where he is forced to give his two pence. “I have spent 50 years making sure I have no opinions,”...

Impressive start makes Villa outside contenders for the title

Ollie Watkins can help Villa march on.

VAR from PSG's clash with Newcastle is removed from tonight's UCL ties

The VAR who robbed Newcastle United of a famous win over Paris Saint-Germain was punished as UEFA stood him down on Wednesday.

Darts helping Noa-Lynn van Leuven to dream again after transition

Darts helping Noa-Lynn van Leuven to dream again after transition - ‘I think if I didn’t have the transition, I wouldn’t be here anymore,’ said the Dutchwoman.

31 best promoted Premier League teams ever

The following sides hit the ground running following their ascent to the top flight

The best defences in Europe in 2023-24: Nice, Madrid, Arsenal, Liverpool…

Nice's record is outrageously good.

‘I don’t think we could survive’ – All Blacks legend Kieran Read weighs into NZR eligibility laws debate

All Blacks great Kieran Read has discussed whether New Zealand Rugby should follow Sam Cane’s advice and change their eligibility laws.

Fresh Lewis Hamilton 8th title claim made as Max Verstappen adds to team – F1 news round-up

The final day of on-track action in 2023 has taken place in Abu Dhabi, and plenty of F1 news has come through from Yas Marina.