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Marco Asensio takes centre stage as Real Madrid brush aside Eibar

Marco Asensio had a hand in two goals as Real Madrid recorded their fourth successive LaLiga win with a routine 3-0 success over Eibar.

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Lewis Hamilton secured another pole in the US (Eric Gay/AP)

Lewis Hamilton secures another pole

Lewis Hamilton will start the United States Grand Prix from pole position after blitzing his rivals in Austin on Saturday.

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Dan Ashworth is under scrutiny (PA)

Ashworth’s position at FA is untenable, says former board member Rabbatts

Dan Ashworth’s position as technical director of the Football Association is “untenable”, according to former FA board member Heather Rabbatts.

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Louis Moult celebrates with his Motherwell team-mates and fans after scoring the first goal (Jane Barlow/PA)

Louis Moult brace books Motherwell’s Hampden final place

Louis Moult’s double sent Motherwell into the Betfred Cup final as Rangers boss Pedro Caixinha and opposite number Stephen Robinson were sent to the stand during a bad-tempered semi-final.

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Exciting prospect Saxon Warrior could run in the Racing Post Trophy for Aidan O'Brien (PA Wire/PA)

Aidan O’Brien has Derby big guns in line for Doncaster

Aidan O’Brien has nominated Saxon Warrior and The Pentagon as his likely runners in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster on Saturday, when he could attempt to break the late Bobby Frankel’s record for number of Group One wins in a year.

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Stuart Broad is spending Christmas in Australia (Adam Davy/PA)

Christmas comes early for Stuart Broad

Christmas came early for England cricketer Stuart Broad on Sunday.

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Cesar Azpilicueta, left, netted for Chelsea on Saturday (Victoria Jones/PA)

Azpilicueta sees win over Watford as “first step” on right path for Chelsea

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta hopes the dramatic 4-2 victory over Watford can help the Premier League champions get their season back on track.

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Gareth Bale has a calf injury (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale steps up comeback trail

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is on the comeback trail.

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Diego Maradona holds aloft a Tottenham shirt at Wembley (John Walton/Empics)

Diego Maradona and Kobe Bryant jump on Tottenham bandwagon

Two famous faces were in attendance as Tottenham hammered Liverpool 4-1 at Wembley to cement third place in the Premier League.

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Usain Bolt attended the United States Grand Prix (Martin Rickett/PA)

Lewis Hamilton takes Usain Bolt for a spin in Austin

Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet. He has eight Olympic gold medals to prove it.

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Ronald Koeman is under huge pressure at Everton (Martin Rickett/Empics)

Arsenal score five at Everton to increase pressure on Ronald Koeman

Beleaguered Everton manager Ronald Koeman was left clinging on to his job after they slipped into the Premier League’s relegation zone with a 5-2 home defeat to Arsenal.

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Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring the last-gasp equaliser (Claude Paris/AP/PA)

Edinson Cavani rescues Paris St Germain at Marseille after Neymar red card

Paris St Germain extended their unbeaten run against Le Classique rivals Marseille to 15 matches after Edinson Cavani’s late free-kick rescued a 2-2 draw.

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Green Bay could not stop the New Orleans Saints (Mike Roemer/AP)

New Orleans Saints see off a Green Bay Packers side missing Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers were beaten by the New Orleans Saints in their first full game without star quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the US Grand Prix (Eric Gay/AP/PA)

Austin victory leaves Lewis Hamilton on the brink of a fourth world title

Lewis Hamilton edged ever closer to winning a fourth world championship after a crushing victory over Sebastian Vettel at the United States Grand Prix.

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Neymar had an entertaining first Classique (Claude Paris/AP)

Goal and red card on mixed night for Neymar

Marseille were denied a first win against Paris St Germain since 2011 by Edinson Cavani’s stoppage-time free-kick as Le Classique at the Stade Velodrome ended in a 2-2 draw.

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Sami Khedira scored three times (Alberto Lancia/AP)

Sami Khedira takes home the match ball as 10-man Juventus hit Udinese for six

Sami Khedira scored a first career hat-trick as 10-man Juventus recovered to trounce Udinese 6-2 at the Dacia Arena.

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Christian Wade dives over to score a try (Mike Egerton/PA)

Wasps sting Harlequins to end losing run

Nathan Hughes terrorised Harlequins as Wasps swept aside their Premiership rivals with a 41-10 bonus-point victory in Champions Cup action in Coventry.

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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp celebrates after scoring a touchdown (Matt Dunham/AP/PA)

Los Angeles Rams break London duck in style by shutting out Arizona Cardinals

It was third time lucky for the Los Angeles Rams in London as they enjoyed a 33-0 rout over the Arizona Cardinals.

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Harry Kane celebrates scoring Tottenham's fourth goal (John Walton/Empics)

Harry Kane helps himself to double against generous Liverpool

Harry Kane capitalised on another defensive horror show from Liverpool by scoring twice for Tottenham in a ruthless 4-1 victory.

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Alex Blackwell paced Australia to victory (Nick Potts/PA)

Gardner and Blackwell star as Australia draw first blood in Women’s Ashes

Ashleigh Gardner starred with ball and bat as Australia drew first blood in the Women’s Ashes by beating England in a tense series opening one-day international in Brisbane.

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