Sport

Monday 27 October 2014
DENMARK’S Thorbjorn Olesen survived a final-round wobble to win the Perth International yesterday and guarantee his place at the lucrative season-ended DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.
Monday 27 October 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has added Exeter trio Dave Ewers, Henry Slade and Thomas Waldrom to his elite squad for the upcoming autumn internationals.
Friday 24 October 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 5 ASTERAS TRIPOLIS 1 DISPLEASED Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino admits he was riled by aspects of his side’s showing despite thrashing Greek minnows Asteras Tripolis at White Hart Lane last night.
Friday 24 October 2014
LONDON’S football scene can be incestuous, rather like the Square Mile, where every leading financial operator is likely to know a very large percentage of his City peers.
Friday 24 October 2014
EVERTON fans were targeted with tear gas fired by French police during clashes in the city’s main square before the club’s Europa League fixture in Lille yesterday.
Friday 24 October 2014
FORMER England striker Gary Lineker has jumped to the defence of Mario Balotelli after the misfiring striker swapped shirts with defender Pepe at half time during Liverpool’s drubbing by Real Madrid on Wednesday.
Friday 24 October 2014
MANCHESTER United boss Louis van Gaal could hand stricken goalkeeper Victor Valdes a permanent deal in January after allowing the ex-Barcelona stopper the chance to continue his recovery from a torn cruciate ligament at Old Trafford.
Friday 24 October 2014
FORMER Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard’s loan spell at Manchester City could be extended if his parent club New York City FC firm up plans for an English training camp.
Friday 24 October 2014
TOMORROW is D-day for swathes of rugby fans who deluged organisers of next year’s World Cup in England with five million ticket applications for the tournament.
Friday 24 October 2014
1999: Martin Johnson walks off after England crash out of the Rugby World Cup in Paris. England led 9-8, but a record five second-half drop-goals by South Africa fly-half Jannie de Beer left them stunned and 44-21 losers.
Friday 24 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray took another step towards qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals in London next month by progressing to the quarter-finals of the Valencia Open yesterday.
Friday 24 October 2014
TROUBLED Formula One team Caterham could miss next week’s US Grand Prix after being locked out of their own factory in Oxfordshire amid a row with administrators.
Friday 24 October 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS MAN UNITED VERSUS CHELSEA AND QPR AGAINST ASTON VILLA
Friday 24 October 2014
THE VERY public spat between Harry Redknapp and Adel Taarabt has overshadowed what was a great performance from Queens Park Rangers in Sunday’s dramatic 3-2 loss to Liverpool at Loftus Road.
Friday 24 October 2014
SPORTING Index offer a wide variety of spread betting markets on goals, covering everything from total goals in a match to when the last goal in a game will be scored.
Thursday 23 October 2014
ANDERLECHT 1 ARSENAL 2 RELIEVED Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his team can still progress as group winners after two goals in the last two minutes earned a dramatic but vital Champions League victory at Anderlecht last night.
Thursday 23 October 2014
CHANCELLOR George Osborne has lent proposals for a London-based American football team further momentum by promising the government would do “anything it can” to attract the NFL.
Thursday 23 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Chris Froome has dropped a major hint that he is planning to skip the Tour de France next year, after the route for cycling’s most prestigious race was revealed yesterday.
Thursday 23 October 2014
TOTAL spending on the Olympic Stadium has reached £619m after an extra £36m was sanctioned to cover the unexpectedly complicated work of converting the distinctive roof.
Thursday 23 October 2014
LIVERPOOL 0 REAL MADRID 3
Thursday 23 October 2014
CHELSEA striker Loic Remy is hopeful of recovering from a minor groin injury in time to play in Sunday’s Premier League showdown at Manchester United.
Thursday 23 October 2014
TOTTENHAM manager Mauricio Pochettino has dismissed suggestions of a falling-out with Jan Vertonghen after the defender was left on the bench for Saturday’s defeat at Manchester City.
Thursday 23 October 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has backed Chris Robshaw to cast aside constant speculation over his role in international rugby and prove his pedigree after re-naming the Harlequins flanker as skipper for the autumn internationals.
Thursday 23 October 2014
WBA super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg intends to use his fifth title defence against Hidenori Otake as a springboard to fight Belfast’s IBF titleholder Carl Frampton.
Thursday 23 October 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray continued his bid to qualify for the season ending ATP World Tour Finals in London by seeing off the challenge of Jurgen Melzer in the first round of the Valencia Open yesterday.
Thursday 23 October 2014
FORMER Sheffield United striker Ched Evans last night reiterated his intention to prove his innocence and resume a professional football career.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
PARALYMPIC icon Oscar Pistorius was last night beginning a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, but the double amputee could be back at home in just 10 months.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger insists he has no qualms about thrusting keeper Emiliano Martinez into the limelight and handing the rookie stopper his Champions League debut against Belgian champions Anderlecht in Brussels tonight.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
ENGLAND’S injury problems ahead of the autumn internationals have continued to mount with Leicester centre Manu Tuilagi set to be ruled out after suffering a groin problem.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
CSKA MOSCOW 2 MANCHESTER CITY 2
Wednesday 22 October 2014
FORMER Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has defended the club’s ill-fated appointment of David Moyes, insisting it was the result of a thorough consultation.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
QPR manager Harry Redknapp’s future looks increasingly uncertain after chairman Tony Fernandes last night publicly criticised his handling of a spat with out-of-favour midfielder Adel Taarabt.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
ASHAMED Sunderland players will offer long-suffering fans who endured their side’s 8-0 humiliation against Southampton at St Mary’s on Saturday an apology in the form of a monetary refund.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
IRELAND’S Richard Hughes will be crowned champion jockey for the third consecutive year after rival Ryan Moore confirmed he will not be riding again in Britain this year.
Wednesday 22 October 2014
DENMARK’S Caroline Wozniacki summoned reserves of energy to stun five-time grand slam champion Maria Sharapova in an exhausting opening match in the WTA Finals in Singapore.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
WEST BROMWICH ALBION 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 2
Tuesday 21 October 2014
NFL executives have confirmed they plan to consider establishing a London franchise, though they insist that they are in no hurry to make the long-mooted proposal a reality.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
STRICKEN Saracens hooker Schalk Brits faces a prolonged spell on the sidelines after suffering knee ligament damage during the club’s opening European Champions Cup fixture with French side Clermont Auvergne on Saturday.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
EIGHTEEN-TIME grand slam winner Martina Navratilova has criticised the International Tennis Federation (ITF) for its failure to punish the Russian official who referred to Serena and Venus as the “Williams brothers”.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
HE DOESN’T always get the praise he deserves but I thought Mikko Ilonen was magnificent in winning the World Match Play title at the London Club in Kent last week.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
CASH-STRAPPED Formula One team Caterham have defended their safety procedures after it emerged that driver Kamui Kobayashi was fearful of driving his car at this month’s Russian Grand Prix.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
OLYMPIC champion Laura Trott retained her omnium title on the final day of the European Elite Track Cycling Championships in Guadeloupe yesterday, while Scotland’s Katie Archibald claimed victory in the 3km individual pursuit.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa has taunted Manchester City on the eve of their Champions League meeting, calling them “very weak” and depicting them as defensively frail.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
UNSETTLED Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski yesterday scotched suggestions of a summer transfer to rivals Tottenham by poking fun at a post on Twitter floating the idea.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
ANGRY QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt has hit back at manager Harry Redknapp’s assertions he is overweight and unfit to play top-flight football.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
FRUSTRATED Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has laid the blame for the loss of star striker Diego Costa squarely at the feet of Spain head coach Vicente del Bosque as his side prepare to host NK Maribor in the Champions League tonight.
Tuesday 21 October 2014
REAL Madrid could be without Gareth Bale for tomorrow’s Champions League trip to Liverpool after confirming that the world’s most expensive player has a muscular injury.
Monday 20 October 2014
QUEENS PARK RANGERS 2 LIVERPOOL 3
Monday 20 October 2014
WASPS boss Dai Young has highlighted the importance of beating Harlequins in their next continental showdown after his side began their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign with a 25-20 defeat to three-time champions Leinster in Dublin yesterday.

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