James White of the New England Patriots scores the game winning touchdown in overtime against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

The New England Patriots pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history last night - reversing a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta F(...)

 Brian Fletcher winning the  Grand National with Red Rum in 1973. Photograph: PA

Grand National-winning jockey Pat Buckley has paid a warm tribute to fellow Aintree hero and “great fellow” Brian Fletcher, whose death at the age of (...)

A demonstrator marking the one-year anniversary of the shooting of Michael Brown participates in a protest on West Florissant Avenue on on Tuesday night  in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over last year’s police killing of an unarmed black teenager ended peacefully on Wednesday morning, law enforcement of(...)