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Thursday 20 November 2014
ENGLAND football bosses have taken steps to ensure the Three Lions face top quality opposition ahead of the 2016 European Championships by announcing high-profile friendlies against world champions Germany and France.
Thursday 20 November 2014
LONDON tennis fans left disappointed by the cancellation of the final of the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 on Sunday are set to receive a 60 per cent refund on their tickets.
Thursday 20 November 2014
THERE may not be a personal wager riding on it this time, but England’s Ian Poulter is still desperate to beat Henrik Stenson to the DP World Championship – the finale of golf’s European Tour – starting today.
Thursday 20 November 2014
DOUBLE Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin was last night crowned Sportswoman of the Year after dominating the world of dressage over the last 12 months on board Dutch gelding Valegro.
Thursday 20 November 2014
ENGLAND seamer Harry Gurney believes variation could prove key to him menacing Sri Lanka and ultimately booking his place at next year’s World Cup.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Three Lions subdue Celtic Park to finish turbulent year in galvanising fashion SCOTLAND 1 ENGLAND 3
Wednesday 19 November 2014
Fraser Forster 6 Largely redundant on return to old stomping ground until Robertson put paid to shut-out James Milner 6 Unassuming yet ubiquitous. Found a cute pass to link with Lallana for England’s third
Wednesday 19 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has made three changes to his 23-man matchday squad as the Red Rose bid to salvage their autumn programme against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
FOOTBALL’S world governing body Fifa was last night urged to pass its files to the Serious Fraud Office and the FBI after lodging a criminal complaint with Swiss authorities over World Cup bidding.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
QATARI capital Doha yesterday won the race to stage the 2019 World Athletics Championships after fending off rival bids from Barcelona and the American city of Eugene in Oregon.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
BRITAIN’S economy is set to receive a boost totalling close to £1bn from hosting the 2015 Rugby World Cup, a report commissioned by the tournament’s organising committee revealed yesterday.
Wednesday 19 November 2014
REPUBLIC of Ireland bounced back from their Euro 2016 qualification setback against Scotland to brush aside the United States 4-1 in a friendly clash at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin last night.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
ENGLAND boss Roy Hodgson believes tonight’s highly-charged friendly against rivals Scotland at Celtic Park can provide some of the intensity which is lacking from their tepid Euro 2016 qualifying group.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
ACROSS the Atlantic they have talked of Brooks Koepka being a potential Major winner for some time. The Turkish Airlines Open may not be a Major, but as one of the European Tour’s biggest events the field is just about as good.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
FORMULA One chief Bernie Ecclestone has revealed talks are underway about the sport’s future direction after the Caterham and Marussia teams collapsed into administration last month.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster has dismissed suggestions his side’s slump in form represents a crisis despite mounting pressure ahead of their crunch showdown with Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
FOOTBALL Association chairman Greg Dyke has urged world governing body Fifa’s most influential figures to demand full publication of an investigation into alleged World Cup bid corruption.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
IRELAND flanker Chris Henry faces a prolonged period on the sidelines after tests revealed he has a blocked blood vessel in his brain.
Tuesday 18 November 2014
FRANKEL’S jockey Tom Queally was yesterday banned from driving for 22 months after claiming he was sleep walking while drink driving.
Monday 17 November 2014
FORMER England captain Lewis Moody has urged head coach Stuart Lancaster to drop Owen Farrell in favour of Bath fly-half George Ford as the Red Rose bid to rescue their autumn programme against Samoa this weekend.
Monday 17 November 2014
WORLD No2 Roger Federer refused to speak to the media last night after forfeiting the ATP World Tour Finals title in London amid rumours of a bust-up with compatriot Stan Wawrinka.
Monday 17 November 2014
SARACENS boss Mark McCall criticised his team for a lack of discipline after they allowed Leicester to snatch a 21-21 draw with a last-minute penalty in yesterday’s Premiership clash.
Monday 17 November 2014
WASPS boss Dai Young stressed his relief after his players showcased a clinical streak and ran in 11 tries during a 71-7 mauling of beleaguered London Welsh in the Coventry-bound club’s final Premiership game at Adams Park.
Monday 17 November 2014
HORSE racing mourned “a proper gentleman” yesterday following the death of popular trainer Dessie Hughes, the father of champion jockey Richard Hughes, aged 71.
Monday 17 November 2014
IRELAND’S understudies ran in six tries during a comprehensive 49-7 victory against Georgia in Dublin yesterday after head coach Joe Schmidt made 13 changes from the side which dispatched South Africa last weekend.
Monday 17 November 2014
WORLD No1 Rory McIlroy was crowned Race to Dubai winner for a second time in three years without even lifting a club yesterday as American Brooks Koepka won the Turkish Airlines Open.
Monday 17 November 2014
Hart is rested as England coach plans changes in Celtic Park game
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.

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