18-01-2019 Rangers' Scottish Cup tie at Cowdenbeath postponed

Rangers' Scottish Cup fourth-round tie away to Cowdenbeath is called off because of a frozen pitch.

18-01-2019 Marouane Fellaini brings X-factor to Manchester United, says Solskjær

• Manager ‘sad’ Belgian is out for around month with calf injury• Solskjær cautions against complacency at home to BrightonOle Gunnar Solskjær believes Marouane Fellaini has an “X-factor” for Manchester United and has indicated the midfielder will not be sold in this transfer window.Fellaini, who is injured, has played only 31 minutes of the interim manager’s six games yet Solskjær believes the 31-year-old can have an important role under him. Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Sports quiz of the week: Murray, Marcelo Bielsa and Manny Pacquiao

Who ran for 83 hours? Who exerted herself? Who left London?Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech says he is retiring at the end of the season. Which of these statements about Cech is false?He was born a triplet He took up drumming after playing Rock Band on the PlayStation with Carlo Cudicini He played in France before his move to England in 2004 He has more Premier League titles than any other keeperThe Dakar Rally – in which trucks, motorcycles and quad bikes race off-road for 3,000 miles – drew to a close this week in the city where it had begun 11 days before. Where?DakarPortoLimaZoetermeerWho said: "I’m a supporter of Leeds and hopefully next season they can be in the Premier League. It would be good for the Premier League"?Frank Lampard Stuart Pearce David Cameron Pep Guardiola Ultrarunner Jasmin Paris became the first woman to win a gruelling 268-mile race along the Pennine Way this week, breaking the course record by 12 hours. What made her achievement at the Spine Race even more remarkable?She is only 16 years old She expressed breast milk for her baby along the wayShe was doing her job (as a vet) the day before She ran a marathon the day after the race – and won that too Complete the sequence: Slavisa Jokanovic, Mark Hughes, José Mourinho …Claudio Ranieri Neil Warnock David WagnerAntonio Conte It has been played in Italy 21 times, China four times, the US twice, Qatar twice and Libya once. Where was it played this week?BelgiumSaudi ArabiaEnglandChileWho said: "I don’t agree with athletes having to physically exert themselves in the wee hours of the morning"?Serena Williams Johanna KontaEddie JonesRonnie O'SullivanThere are a lot of Dembélés in the world of sport. The Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembélé left Tottenham to play in China this week. Moussa Dembélé, the French striker, is now playing for Lyon. In which sport did another Moussa Dembélé represent Senegal at the Olympics in 2012?Football Basketball110m hurdles FencingManny Pacquiao fights Adrien Broner in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Which of these statements about Pacquiao is false?Pacquiao is now in his 40s He has won world titles in eight weight divisions This is his 70th professional fight He is currently the president of the PhilippinesIt looks as if Andy Murray has played his last game at the Australian Open, a competition he has never won. How many times did he lose to Novak Djokovic in the final?OneTwoThreeFour1 and above.Oh dear. Have a great weekend2 and above.Oh dear. Have a great weekend3 and above.Ah well. Have a great weekend4 and above.That's a decent score. Have a great weekend5 and above.Respectable score. Have a great weekend6 and above.An impressive score. Have a great weekend7 and above.A very impressive score. Have a great weekend8 and above.A very, very impressive score. Have a great weekend9 and above.You are a sporting genius. Have a great weekend0 and above.Oh dear. Have a great weekend10 and above.You are a genius. Have a great weekend Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Oumar Niasse: Cardiff City sign Everton striker on loan

Everton striker Oumar Niasse joins Cardiff City on loan until the end of the season, with an option to make the move permanent.

18-01-2019 England’s Six Nations squad has tools to be hard, direct and ruthless

Eddie Jones’s 35-man squad looks potentially better equipped to break the gainline than at any previous stage of his tenureGiven the option of beating Ireland in a fortnight’s time or winning the Rugby World Cup there is absolutely no doubt which Eddie Jones would choose. The more interesting question is to what extent will England’s prospects in Japan be shaped by the 2019 Six Nations? Forecasting imminent world domination is tougher if your team has just finished in the championship’s bottom half. Related: Dylan Hartley left out of England’s initial Six Nations squad with injury Continue reading...

18-01-2019 'Humble and generous, but a private enigma' - who was Leicester City's owner?

Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha is revered in Leicester as the man who presided over one of sport's great triumphs - but who was the billionaire Thai businessman?

18-01-2019 Transfer window January 2019 – every deal from Europe's top five leagues

All the latest deals and club-by-club guides for the top divisions in England, Spain, Italy, France and Germany Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Sri Lanka v England: Pick your England team for first Test

Who do you think should be in the England side for the first Test against Sri Lanka? Choose your XI and share it with your friends.

18-01-2019 'Solari the stopgap with bigger name to come' - what is going on at Real Madrid?

The relatively unknown Santiago Solari has been placed in charge of Real Madrid - but he is not likely to be in the role for long, writes Andy West.

18-01-2019 Gonzalo Higuaín to arrive in London for formalities of Chelsea loan move

• Striker will join initially for six months from Juventus• Maurizio Sarri also hopes to sign a midfielder this monthGonzalo Higuaín is expected in London over the next 48 hours to undertake a medical and complete the formalities of his move to Chelsea from Juventus, initially on a six-month loan, with Maurizio Sarri still keen for the striker to be joined by a midfielder at Stamford Bridge.Higuaín, who has spent the first half of the season on loan at Milan, has said his goodbyes to his Rossoneri teammates having pushed to be reunited with Sarri, under whose stewardship he scored 36 goals for Napoli in Serie A two seasons ago. Continue reading...

18-01-2019 Wladimir Klitschko: Dillian Whyte says former champion is seeking boxing return

Former unified world champion Wladimir Klitschko is seeking a return to boxing, says British heavyweight Dillian Whyte.