Watford 0-0 Chelsea: Hiddink accuses Juan Carlos Paredes of punching Costa

Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink accused Watford defender Juan Carlos Paredes of punching Diego Costa in the 0-0 match at Vicarage Road. Paredes went down clutching his face suggesting he’d been struck. But footage from the match showed no contact. Hiddink said: “It was provocation from their side.” Feb 4, 2016

Rory McIlroy looking for two career slams before retirement

Rory McIlroy is banking on a tried and tested early-season routine to bring him a first title of the year in this weeks Dubai Desert Classic. The world number two and four-times major champion has won the tournament twice including last year and feels very much at home at the Emirates Golf Club. Feb 3, 2016

Kelly Slater takes first surf win in two years at Volcom Pipe Pro

Eleven-time world champion Kelly Slater won the Volcom Pipe Pro surfing contest on the Banzai Pipeline of Oahus North Shore on 2 February. The US surfer, who celebrates his 44th birthday next week, took his first win in two years halfway through the 30-minute final, as all contestants enjoyed fine 8-12ft waves on the reef. Feb 3, 2016