Rory McIlroy looking to get back to number one spot as soon as possible

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth, two members of a new generation of golfers who have dominated the sport over the past two seasons, prepared on 20 January to renew their rivalry for the first time in 2016 at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship this week. Spieth and McIlroy, ranked world number one and three respectively, have won four of the last eight major championships between them at two apiece. McIlroy has a further two major wins from earlier in his career and is looking to quickly get back to that form. Jan 20, 2016

Six Nations 2016: Uncapped scrumhalf Aled Davies in Wales squad

Scrumhalf Aled Davies was the only uncapped player in an experienced 37-man squad named by Wales for the Six Nations tournament on 19 January. There were recalls for Cardiff Blues wing Tom James – six years since he last played for his country – and Josh Turnbull, who was last capped in 2014, in a squad led by captain Sam Warburton. Backs Liam Williams, Jonathan Davies and Hallam Amos return after injury. Jan 20, 2016

Manny Pacquiao happy to hang up gloves after Timothy Bradley bout

Manny Pacman Pacquiao is almost ready to retire, but before he does, he and Timothy Bradley have some unfinished business as they get ready to reprise their roles as rivals for the third time inside the ring. Pacquiao, an eight-time world champion and five-time world champion Bradley each promised that things would be different this time as they stared down each other on 19 January in Beverly Hills during a media luncheon, where it was announced theyll meet in a 12-round welterweight championship fight set for 9 April in Las Vegas. Jan 20, 2016