Relatives of the 96 who died at Hillsborough sing “You’ll Never Walk Alone” after the jury delivered its verdict at the new inquests into the 1989 disaster. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Prosecutors will investigate whether to bring criminal charges in connection with Britain’s biggest ever sporting disaster, after an inquest found tha(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield tried to explain that sometimes sporting things aren’t explainable. Photograph: Ashwini Bhatia/AP Photo

Toast marmaladed, tea brewed, all set. And it was bucketing down in Dharamsala. As starts to Sundays go, it wasn’t the best. Sky apologised, even if(...)

Brown Panther won the 2014 Irish St Leger at the Curragh. Photograph: Inpho

Brown Panther is to be commemorated at the Curragh with a race named in his honour. The Tom Dascombe-trained stayer won the Irish St Leger at the tra(...)

Louis van Gaal has admitted it is hard to defend himself after Manchester United were knocked out of the Champions League in the group stages. Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal admitted it was hard to defend himself from growing criticism of his management after Manchester United’s exit from the Champions Leagu(...)

Zinedine Zidane lifts the 1998 World Cup at the Stade de France. Zidane captained a France team that represented a rainbow nation of different ethnic backgrounds. Photograph: Lutz Bongarts/Getty Images

The sunlight in Montpellier, the food in Lyon, the stadium in St Etienne, the atmosphere in Paris. Frank de Boer’s composed brilliance, Michael(...)

Former Liverpool striker Michael Owen feels the club can easily replace Raheem Sterling if he leaves Anfield. Photograph: PA

Liverpool would not suffer from selling Raheem Sterling because a player of similar quality could be bought with the proceeds, according to the club’s(...)

Olivier Giroud of Arsenal celebrates afteer scoring his team’s fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Emirates Stadium. Photo: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Arsenal 4 Liverpool 1Arsenal kept up the pressure at the top of the Barclays Premier League as Liverpool were blown away 4-1 at the Emirates Stadium.A(...)

Richard Hughes celebrates Sole Power’s victory in the  Al Qouz Sprint  during the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

Sole Power won the Al Quoz Sprint at the fifth attempt with a customary late surge in the five-furlong Group One at the World Cup meeting in Dubai.Ric(...)

A good reason to get shirtyYesterday, as you no doubt know, was International Women’s Day, and Indonesian company Salvo Sports Apparel spent a good ch(...)

  Arsène Wenger has outlasted 10 Tottenham managers, excluding caretakers, since his arrival at Arsenal in 1996. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

Arsène Wenger had been asked for his memories of Mauricio Pochettino, the player, and he responded by turning his palm upwards and making a karate-ch(...)