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VAR for curling? GB beaten by Sweden in controversial finish

Media playback is not supported on this device XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Great Britain’s women’s curling team lost in controversial circumstances in an extra end against Sweden at the Winter Olympics. GB Skip Eve Muirhead was judged not to have let go before the hogline with her final stone, which meant it was void. That gave the Swedes an easy final shot to secure…

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New Zealand v England: England beaten by Black Caps

Twenty20 tri-series, Wellington: New Zealand 196-5 (20 overs): Guptill 65, Williamson 72 England 184-9 (20 overs): Hales 47, Malan 59, Santner 2-29 New Zealand won by 12 runs Scorecard England suffered a third Twenty20 defeat in a row as they were beaten by New Zealand in the tri-series which also involves Australia. The Black Caps made 196-5 after being put into bat, with Martin Guptill (65) and Kane Williamson (72) putting on 82. Alex Hales (47) got England off to a quick start but they lost James Vince, Jos Buttler…

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GB beaten by Spain in Davis Cup despite brave Norrie effort

Great Britain were beaten 3-1 by Spain in their Davis Cup tie after Cameron Norrie lost in four sets to world number 21 Albert Ramos-Vinolas. It was another superb effort from Norrie, ranked 114, but he finally lost 7-6 (7-4) 2-6 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 in three hours and 43 minutes in Marbella. Kyle Edmund could have played in a deciding fifth rubber had Norrie won. Britain now face a play-off in September which they need to win to stay in the World Group in 2019. Norrie, 22, had come back…

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GB's Murray & Inglot beaten in Davis Cup doubles – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain trail 2-1 in their Davis Cup World Group tie in Spain after Jamie Murray and Dominic Inglot were beaten in the doubles by Pablo Carreno Busta and Feliciano Lopez. Murray and Inglot were second best throughout, losing 6-4 6-4 7-6 (7-4). Britain must win both reverse singles rubbers on Sunday to be victorious in the tie on clay in Marbella. Cameron Norrie and Liam Broady are due to play for GB but captain Leon Smith can select Kyle Edmund if…

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Davis Cup 2018: Great Britain trail Spain after Liam Broady beaten

Great Britain went 1-0 down in their Davis Cup World Group tie in Spain as Liam Broady was beaten in straight sets by Albert Ramos-Vinolas. Broady, ranked 165 and making his Davis Cup debut, fought well but lost 6-3 6-4 7-6 (8-6) to the world number 21. Australian Open semi-finalist Kyle Edmund was not chosen by captain Leon Smith because of a hip injury. GB’s Cameron Norrie faces Roberto Bautista Agut in Friday’s second singles rubber on clay in Marbella. Broady, 24, served for the third set at 6-5 and…

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Edmund beaten by Cilic in Australian Open semis

Australian Open: Edmund v Cilic Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app at 17:00 GMT and listen to Radio 5 live Tennis at 21:00 GMT. Briton Kyle Edmund’s Australian Open run came to an end with a straight-set defeat by Croatia’s sixth seed Marin Cilic in the semi-finals. Cilic won 6-2 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 to reach his first Melbourne final, where he will face Roger Federer or Hyeon Chung. Edmund, 23, had been trying to become just the fourth British man to reach a Grand…

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Australian Open: Alexander Zverev beaten in five sets by Hyeon Chung

Fourth seed Alexander Zverev was knocked out of the Australian Open third round with a five-set defeat by world number 59 Hyeon Chung. Zverev, 20, led by two sets to one but crumbled to a 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 2-6 6-3 6-0 loss against his 21-year-old opponent. The German, tipped as one of the future stars of men’s tennis, won just five points in the decider. Chung’s victory sees him become the first South Korean man to reach the last 16 of the Australian Open. Halep saves match points to win…

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