Sport

Monday 17 November 2014
WALES maintained their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 after a goalless draw against Belgium in Brussels last night.
Friday 14 November 2014
FIFA faced a barrage of whitewashing accusations last night after the lawyer hired to investigate World Cup corruption claimed football’s world governing body had misrepresented his findings.
Friday 14 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray was left to rue a sour end to 2014 after his slender hopes of reaching the ATP World Tour Finals ended in humiliation at the hands of Roger Federer last night in London.
Friday 14 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster insists Anthony Watson is ready to be thrust into a first international start tomorrow after naming the 20-year-old Bath wing in his team to face South Africa.
Friday 14 November 2014
ENGLAND defender Leighton Baines has reassured captain Wayne Rooney that he will be remembered as a national team great regardless of his failure to help land major honours.
Friday 14 November 2014
OLYMPIC heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis has threatened to withdraw her name from one of Sheffield United’s stands if the third tier club re-signs convicted rapist Ched Evans.
Friday 14 November 2014
SO IF Chelsea and Manchester City are proof perfect that money will buy you football success, is the reverse true? Does lack of wealth condemn the paupers to failure?
Friday 14 November 2014
ENGLAND’S Ian Poulter roared into contention for a first title for two years with a blistering back nine on the first day of the Turkish Airlines Open yesterday.
Friday 14 November 2014
INDIA’S Rohit Sharma insisted he could have batted for another 50 overs after obliterating the record score for a one-day international innings with a staggering 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata yesterday.
Friday 14 November 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS CHELTENHAM’S OPEN MEETING
Friday 14 November 2014
REGULAR readers will know I’m not inclined to put up 7/2 shots in a race as competitive as Sunday’s StanJames.com Greatwood Hurdle (3.15pm), but it’s impossible not to side with VANITEUX, even carrying top weight for this big prize.
Friday 14 November 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS ENGLAND V SLOVENIA AND HARRY MADLEY LOOKS AT ENGLAND V SOUTH AFRICA
Friday 14 November 2014
THERE is a theme of stability about Stuart Lancaster’s team as England prepare to take on South Africa at Twickenham tomorrow.
Friday 14 November 2014
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Thursday 13 November 2014
SHEFFIELD United last night came under renewed pressure to cut ties with convicted rapist Ched Evans after two major sponsors warned they would consider withdrawing their support if the club signed the forward.
Thursday 13 November 2014
QATAR’S controversial but successful bid to stage the 2022 World Cup is expected to be exonerated of serious wrongdoing today by governing body Fifa’s official investigation.
Thursday 13 November 2014
SOUTH Africa coach Heyneke Meyer insists the sweeping changes he has made to his team for Saturday’s Test against England are not a reaction to last week’s defeat to Ireland.
Thursday 13 November 2014
WORLD No1 Novak Djokovic stayed on course for a third successive ATP World Tour Finals title with a blistering annihilation of Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka last night in London.
Thursday 13 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray expects home advantage to count for little when he faces world No2 Roger Federer with a place in the semi-finals of the ATP World Tour Finals at stake tonight in London.
Thursday 13 November 2014
BRITISH racer Alice Powell is hoping to make her Formula One debut at this month’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for financially troubled team Caterham – but admits she has never driven an F1 car.
Thursday 13 November 2014
MANCHESTER United midfielder Michael Carrick was last night ruled out of England’s fixtures against Slovenia and Scotland after suffering another injury setback.
Thursday 13 November 2014
CHELSEA are today expected to announce a record profit of around £20m fuelled by an all-time high turnover of £325m.
Thursday 13 November 2014
ARGENTINA superstar Lionel Messi illuminated Upton Park for the first – and probably last – time last night when the World Cup finalists beat Croatia 2-1 in a glamour friendly at the home of West Ham.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray resuscitated his hopes of sealing a semi-final place at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena last night after a much-improved performance against tournament debutant Milos Raonic.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND coach Mike Catt expects to feel the full force of South African retaliation at Twickenham on Saturday even if their humbling at the hands of Ireland forces the Springboks to modify their attacking instincts.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
FORMER pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned from skiing for four years after it was found that her management had rigged races to ensure she qualified for this year’s Winter Olympics.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND’S first-choice defensive partnership of Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka sparked injury fears ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Slovenia by missing training yesterday.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
ENGLAND have been dealt a blow ahead of their second autumn clash against South Africa at Twickenham on Saturday after Bath wing Semesa Rokoduguni was last night ruled out with a thigh injury.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
Former England international Trevor Steven enjoyed a successful spell at Marseille, where he won the French first division.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
WORLD No4 Sergio Garcia has raised doubts over Miguel Angel Jimenez’s Ryder Cup captaincy credentials because he fears his fellow Spaniard’s level of English is not good enough.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
England vice-captain Gary Cahill believes skipper Wayne Rooney will smash every national team record on offer as the Manchester United striker prepares to reach a further milestone against Slovenia on Saturday.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
AFRICAN football chiefs are today expected to announce a new venue for the Africa Cup of Nations after Morocco were stripped of hosting rights and disqualified from the tournament.
Wednesday 12 November 2014
CONVICTED rapist Ched Evans has been allowed to train with former club Sheffield United following a request from the Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA), the League One club has confirmed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster expects second-row Courtney Lawes to shake off the after effects of concussion in time to face South Africa in their second autumn international clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
TOTTENHAM striker Emmanuel Adebayor has defended under-fire manager Mauricio Pochettino but admitted that Spurs players are still to grasp how the Argentinian wants them to play.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
A WORLD Championship title victory for Nico Rosberg gleaned from double points in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix would taint Formula One, according to his Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
Ex-England keeper David James’ recent bankruptcy shows stars aren’t immune IF YOU find the sums of money swirling around in football unpalatable, then stand by your beds because, in the next 10 years, it will look like chicken feed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
ARSENAL defender Calum Chambers has blamed a lapse in mental strength for the team’s alarming failure to translate a lead into three points in back-to-back fixtures.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
WEMBLEY chiefs have admitted the pitch will not be in prime condition for England’s match against Slovenia on Saturday, but denied that a trio of recent NFL games at the stadium were to blame.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
WEST Ham star Ravel Morrison has been cleared of threatening to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend and have her killed.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
RUTHLESS top seed Novak Djokovic cited an ability to counteract his rival’s service game as the principal reason for victory after destroying Marin Cilic at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena last night.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
LAST year Bubba Watson moved into Tiger Woods’s old mansion in Isleworth, Florida. Perhaps he found the former world No1’s swing notes in the cupboard, because he’s gone from strength to strength.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray is relishing the test of defying the odds once again by reaching the knockout stages of the ATP World Tour Finals before turning his focus to expanding his grand slam haul in 2015.
Tuesday 11 November 2014
FORMER Manchester United boss David Moyes has been appointed manager of Read Sociedad after signing a deal with the La Liga side until the summer of 2016.
Monday 10 November 2014
SWANSEA CITY 2 ARSENAL 1 EXASPERATED Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger blasted his team for throwing away a lead for the second time in a week after they allowed Swansea to snatch a win from the jaws of defeat yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray admits he faces an uphill battle to reach the semi-finals after starting his ATP World Tour Finals campaign with an underwhelming straight-sets defeat to Japan’s Kei Nishikori in London yesterday.
Monday 10 November 2014
ONLY three points separate Arsenal and Tottenham in this topsy-turvy Premier League table but while the Gunners are sixth, Spurs languish in 12th – and that puts them in a very different bracket psychologically.
Monday 10 November 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton cursed a damaging mid-race spin after team-mate and world championship rival Nico Rosberg won the Brazilian Grand Prix to set up a gripping title decider in Abu Dhabi.
Monday 10 November 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 STOKE CITY 2
Monday 10 November 2014
NEWCASTLE won 2-0 at West Brom yesterday to record their fourth straight Premier League win and climb to eighth in the table.

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