OG Anunoby of the Toronto Raptors shoots the winning basket against the Boston Celtics. Photograph: Getty Images

OG Anunoby’s three-point shot as time expired lifted the Toronto Raptors to a 104-103 win over the Boston Celtics to get back into their NBA conferenc(...)

 Zion Williamson and LeBron James embrace before their game at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans. Photograph: Getty Images

The NBA’s future and present clashed in New Orleans on Sunday as Zion Williamson’s Pelicans went head-to-head with LeBron James and the Los Angeles La(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates qualifying for the final of the World Athletics Championship. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two athletes and one shining day. It’s October 5th, 2019, a date that they’ll both remember long after the peak of their sporting lives has faded. The(...)

Kawhi Leonard, seen here playing for the  Toronto Raptors in game six of last season’s NBA Finals  against the Golden State Warriors, has signed for the Los Angeles Clippers for the new season. Photograph:  Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

The new NBA season begins on Wednesday (1am, Sky Sports Arena) as the Toronto Raptors launch their title defence in the opening game against the New O(...)

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Nike’s earnings miss in July is looking like an aberration. The footwear giant on Tuesday reported quarterly sales and earnings that beat analysts’ e(...)

Zion Williamson seconds after falling when his Nike shoe split. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Shares of Nike fell nearly 2 per cent on Thursday, a day after a sports shoe worn by emerging basketball star Zion Williamson split in half 33 seconds(...)