England's Cricket Board said the move showed support for “progress and societal change” and not an explicit backing of wider political aims.
Rugby legend Martin Offiah has welcomed the decision to review the sporting anthem, but said he does not believe it should be banned.
Tributes have been paid to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, after he was killed alongside his 13-year-old daughter in a helicopter crash.
Russia has confirmed that it will appeal against its four-year ban on participating in major sporting events, imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for the next four years in sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
A man who burst into a hotel room to film a footballer in bed with someone who was not his partner has been jailed for 16 months.
Two Liverpool fans were left red-faced after travelling to the wrong Belgian city and missing their side's Champions League match on Wednesday.
The Hundred tournament has faced criticism from health campaigners for offering KP Snacks prime advertising space.
The 45-year-old revealed he was suffering from the virus at the weekend after blackmailers threatened to expose his positive status.
A massive Sunday of cricket, tennis and racing was “exhilarating” according to sports minister Mims Davies.
An MP has called for the creation of an independent regulator for football to “restore faith” in the game.
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has been hailed as "irreplaceable", following his death aged 70.
A group of middle-aged men have recreated their primary school football team photo after tracking down former teammates on social media.
Officials have announced they will create further opportunities for female athletes in the games, and refuted claims the move is financially motivated.
Sports enthusiasts will spend around a year-and-a-half of their lives watching matches at their local pub, according to a new study.
Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey will face no punishment after being pictured making a gesture similar to a Nazi salute.
A professional cyclist is calling for saddles to be made more female-friendly after undergoing surgery for long-term trauma on her vulva.
"Sensible rules" on trans athletes competing are needed in order to “protect young sportswomen”, according to former swimmer Sharron Davies.
The former youth football coach was accused of historic sexual abuse involving boys aged under 16.
Statistics from the Rugby Players' Association show that nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retirement.
The co-author of a report which suggests children and adolescents account for nearly half of A&E attendances for sporting injuries, has claimed PE should be taken less seriously in schools.
The football club are looking at introducing gender-netural toilets to make the matchday experience more "welcoming and inclusive".
A spectator at the Ryder Cup who was hit in the eye by a Brooks Koepka shot claims she has been left blind in one eye.
Darts fans broke into a spontaneous rendition of 'There's only one Eric Bristow' following the news
Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall play table tennis as they tour Commonwealth Games athletes' village
Ched Evans spoke to talkSPORT's Jim White about his return to football