Rangers & Celtic B teams in Ibrox club's 14-14-18 SPFL plan

Rangers and Celtic would both have ‘B’ teams in the bottom tier of a 14-14-18 league set-up being proposed by the Ibrox club for next season. Kelty Hearts and Brora Rangers would also be invited into the SPFL to make up an expanded League One, with the “innovation paper” also suggesting Hearts and Partick Thistle…

Michael Fatialofa: Injured Worcester forward to be allowed home after five months in hospital

Worcester Warriors forward Michael Fatialofa has been cleared to return home after five months in hospital following a serious neck injury. It was feared the New Zealand-born flanker, 27, might never walk again after he suffered a broken bone in his neck against Saracens on 4 January.

George Floyd death: Michael Johnson hopeful that protests will spark change

American four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson says current protests following the death of George Floyd have produced “the most momentum around this issue I’ve seen in my lifetime”. Floyd, an unarmed black man, died while being restrained by a white Minneapolis police officer on 25 May.

Mark Wood column: Face masks and 5am wake-ups – the new normal in training

It seems people have got through the tough times in lockdown by getting themselves into a routine. ‘The new normal’ is the phrase we often hear. That’s certainly been the case for me. I get up early with my son Harry, letting my wife Sarah stay in bed because she’s been with him in the…