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Monday 04 August 2014
WEST Ham’s troubled pre-season suffered another setback yesterday when they suffered their third loss in four games, a 2-0 defeat to Malaga in Germany.
Monday 04 August 2014
ABERDEEN Asset Management Cowes Week, as its 179-year tradition dictates, kicked off at the weekend, and even if you’ve not been before I’m sure you could describe it.
Monday 04 August 2014
MANAGER Arsene Wenger suggested headline act Alexis Sanchez could spearhead the Arsenal attack this season after deploying the Chilean through the middle in the second half of yesterday’s 1-0 Emirates Cup defeat to Monaco.
Monday 04 August 2014
FORMER world No1 Tiger Woods’s Ryder Cup place was plunged deeper into doubt last night when he quit the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational with a back injury.
Friday 01 August 2014
HEAD COACH Peter Moores believes the manner of England’s victory gives credibility to his methods after the hosts polished off India yesterday to win the third Test at Southampton in convincing style.
Friday 01 August 2014
GYMNASTS Max Whitlock and Claudia Fragapane both won their third gold medals of Glasgow 2014 yesterday as England consolidated their place at the top of the Commonwealth Games leaderboard.
Friday 01 August 2014
TOTTENHAM Hotspur have agreed a deal to sign England Under-21 defender Eric Dier from Sporting Lisbon for a fee in the region of £4m, subject to a medical.
Friday 01 August 2014
WEST Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison’s future is in doubt again after he was denied bail and remanded in custody accused of assaulting his ex-girlfriend and her mother.
Friday 01 August 2014
EIGHT-YEAR-OLD Cavalryman boosted his chances of a tilt at the Melbourne Cup after becoming the oldest horse to win the Goodwood Cup since Persian Punch in 2001 yesterday.
Friday 01 August 2014
IMPRESSIVE though it was, yesterday marked England’s first victory for almost a year and talk of them now steamrolling India and winning the series is premature. Positives weren’t hard to come by, though, so let’s enjoy those first.
Friday 01 August 2014
RESURGENT cyclist Alex Dowsett insisted his time trial gold at the Commonwealth Games yesterday was inevitable after wrestling with the agony of missing out on Tour de France selection.
Friday 01 August 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE LAST TWO DAYS OF GLORIOUS GOODWOOD MARK JOHNSTON is enjoying a good week at Glorious Goodwood and the trainer has excellent chances of adding two more big prizes to his haul today.
Thursday 31 July 2014
BELGIUM striker Romelu Lukaku last night revealed that he jumped at the chance to leave Chelsea and rejoin Everton on a permanent transfer for a club record £28m.
Thursday 31 July 2014
KINGMAN is likely to be aimed at the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot in October after underlining his status as the leading miler with victory in the Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood yesterday.
Thursday 31 July 2014
OLYMPIC long jump champion Greg Rutherford shrugged off fitness concerns to win Commonwealth gold at Hampden Park last night before insisting there are more titles to come.
Thursday 31 July 2014
ENGLAND bowling coach David Saker insists James Anderson is hitting top form as England go in search of the six wickets needed to level the series on the final day of the third Test at Southampton.
Thursday 31 July 2014
VANISHING spray will be introduced to the Premier League this season following its success at this year’s World Cup in Brazil.
Thursday 31 July 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS DAY THREE OF GLORIOUS GOODWOOD THE ARTEMIS Goodwood Cup (3.10pm), part of the QIPCO British Champion Series, has been a good race for punters in the last 10 years, with seven favourites obliging.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
SEAMER Stuart Broad admits that England are unlikely to enforce the follow-on today despite it remaining a viable option after seven Indian wickets fell on day three of the third Test in Southampton.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
SOUTHAMPTON’S pre-season descended into internal conflict yesterday after chairman Ralph Krueger insisted Tottenham targets Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez would not be allowed to join the St Mary’s exodus.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
ES QUE Love upset odds-on favourite Toormore yesterday to win the Lennox Stakes, the feature race on day one of Glorious Goodwood.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
TRIPLE Olympic medallist Louis Smith hit back at his critics after England secured double gold in the gymnastic team events at the Commonwealth Games yesterday.
Wednesday 30 July 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS DAY TWO OF GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Tuesday 29 July 2014
SPRINTER Adam Gemili hopes his first senior medal can prove the springboard for future success and a crack at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
TOTTENHAM Hotspur look set to complete a double swoop for Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez as the Southampton exodus shows no sign of ceasing.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
BATSMAN Ian Bell preferred to focus on how his first century in almost a year contributed to England’s overall dominance of India on day two of the third Test yesterday rather than any personal milestones.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
ENGLAND’S Nick Matthew admits he was forced to draw on all of his natural stubbornness in order to beat team-mate James Willstrop and retain his Commonwealth Games squash singles title yesterday in Glasgow.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
EUROPEAN football’s financial fair play (FFP) rules face a fresh legal challenge after English supporters joined forces with fans on the Continent to oppose the regulations.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
IT MAY not quite be up there with his two Masters wins, but Bernhard Langer’s utter dominance of the Senior Open Championship last week must rank alongside just about any of his other performances.
Tuesday 29 July 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS DAY ONE OF GLORIOUS GOODWOOD
Monday 28 July 2014
UNDER-PRESSURE England captain Alastair Cook admitted his relief after making a substantial contribution with the bat as England dominated day one of the third Test with India at the Ageas Bowl.
Monday 28 July 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton insisted he was perfectly within his rights not to adhere to Mercedes’ team orders and allow title rival Nico Rosberg to pass him during yesterday’s Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.
Monday 28 July 2014
SPORT always has been and remains a political football. I have spent much of the past weekend at the Rugby 7s at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Monday 28 July 2014
ARSENAL have confirmed the signing of Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina from French Ligue One side Nice for an undisclosed fee.
Monday 28 July 2014
DOUBLE Olympic champion Laura Trott insisted her Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s points race, after recovering from a kidney infection, meant every bit as much as success at London 2012.
Monday 28 July 2014
ITALY’S Vincenzo Nibali safely negotiated the final stage on the Champs-Elysees to win the 101st edition of the Tour de France in Paris yesterday.
Friday 25 July 2014
OLYMPIC champion Alistair Brownlee added the Commonwealth title to his extensive list of accolades as England won double triathlon gold on the opening day of the Games.
Friday 25 July 2014
FORMER England cricket coach Andy Flower will take charge of the Lions in next month’s limited-overs triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A.
Friday 25 July 2014
ITALY’S Vincenzo Nibali won the summit finish at Hautacam to claim victory in stage 18 and all but seal his first Tour de France crown.
Friday 25 July 2014
IT’S NOT a great time for England captains at the moment. Steven Gerrard retired from international football duty earlier this week and now a large number of cricket fans wish Alastair Cook would do the same.
Friday 25 July 2014
SEVEN horses have now tested positive for morphine as the doping controversy to implicate the Queen’s 2013 Ascot Gold Cup winner Estimate spreads.
Friday 25 July 2014
PHILOSOPHICAL Sir Bradley Wiggins looked to the 2016 Rio Olympics after being forced to settle for silver on his return to track cycling at the Commonwealth Games yesterday in Glasgow.
Friday 25 July 2014
CHELSEA’S record goalscorer Frank Lampard has left the door open to continuing his England career after confirming his free transfer to New York City FC, Manchester City’s North American franchise.
Friday 25 July 2014
MANCHESTER United manager Louis van Gaal has declared himself unhappy with the balance of his squad despite watching them plunder seven goals against LA Galaxy in his first match in charge.
Friday 25 July 2014
FORGOTTEN man Erik Lamela scored twice as Tottenham enjoyed their first win under manager Mauricio Pochettino, a 3-2 victory at Toronto.
Friday 25 July 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE BEST OF SATURDAY’S RACING AND WILLIAM CHRIMES LOOKS AT ENGLAND’S THIRD TEST AGAINST INDIA
Friday 25 July 2014
AN ALL too familiar batting collapse after lunch at Lord’s on Monday leaves England 1-0 down in the five-match series with India.
Friday 25 July 2014
TUESDAY 29 JULY – SATURDAY 2 AUGUST GLORIOUS Goodwood is one of the highlights of the racing calendar and there is just one jockey who punters have come to adore at the Sussex course: Richard Hughes.
Thursday 24 July 2014
GLASGOW welcomed the Commonwealth Games with a vibrant opening ceremony last night, but the spotlight will fall on cyclist Sir Bradley Wiggins today when competition begins in Scotland.

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