Sport

Tuesday 25 March 2014
FORMER Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock pulled out of the race to become Nottingham Forest’s new manager yesterday after the club had earlier sacked Billy Davies.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
LEEDS United’s future was plunged back into doubt yesterday after the Football League blocked Italian businessman Massimo Cellino’s attempted takeover.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
FORMER world champion Amir Khan is adamant his sought-after meeting with Floyd Mayweather will come to fruition after being added to the undercard of the American’s forthcoming fight with Marcos Maidana in Las Vegas.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
I THOUGHT that winning the Masters last year might have seen Adam Scott finally shake off his tendency to squander winning positions, but the latest signs are that it hasn’t.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
NETHERLANDS set Sri Lanka a target of just 40 runs to win their World Twenty20 Group One match in Bangladesh yesterday, after posting the lowest score in international T20 history.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
SQUASH: Hong Kong qualifier Max Lee sprung a surprise on the opening day of the Canary Wharf Classic, beating former world No1 Karim Darwish in straight games.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
CYCLING: Tour de France champion Chris Froome finished safely among the peloton on stage one of the Volta a Catalunya yesterday. Slovenia’s Luka Mezgec holds a lead of four seconds, with Britain’s Froome 10 seconds off the pace.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
CRICKET: England suffered defeat to West Indies by nine runs in the opening match of the women’s World Twenty20. The West Indies fell from 87-0 to 133-7 at the conclusion of their 20 overs in Sylhet.
Tuesday 25 March 2014
RUGBY UNION: Wales forward Ryan Jones has signed a two-year deal with Championship leaders Bristol. Jones has won 75 international caps, including 33 as captain, but missed this year’s Six Nations with a hamstring injury.
Monday 24 March 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 3 SOUTHAMPTON 2 TOTTENHAM manager Tim Sherwood yesterday refused to give up the chase for Champions League qualification after moving to within six points of north London rivals Arsenal.
Monday 24 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger has never had the healthiest of pallors but the colour had almost completely drained from his face by the time Arsenal were three goals and a man down against Chelsea as the clock struck 1pm on Saturday lunchtime.
Monday 24 March 2014
SARACENS director of rugby Mark McCall believes fly-half Owen Farrell is vastly improved since touring with the British & Irish Lions in Australia last year.
Monday 24 March 2014
ENGLAND boss Simon Amor is predicting a bright future after his inexperienced side finished third in the HSBC Sevens World Series event in Tokyo yesterday.
Monday 24 March 2014
ENGLAND captain Stuart Broad yesterday bemoaned the slap on the wrist he was given by cricket's authorities for publicly criticising the umpires following defeat to New Zealand in their opening match of the Twenty20 World Cup.
Monday 24 March 2014
WORLD No6 Andy Murray must overcome France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in tomorrow's Sony Open fourth round to continue the defence of his title in Miami.
Monday 24 March 2014
NEW world squash champion Laura Massaro admitted she had to battle through the toughest match of her career in yesterday's final in Malaysia to become the first English woman to hold the title since 1999.
Monday 24 March 2014
AMERICA'S Matt Every claimed his first PGA Tour victory late last night, overtaking Adam Scott in the closing stages of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida to win by one stroke.
Monday 24 March 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has said he is puzzled by his team's poor record against their big Premier League rivals, after the weekend's 6-0 drubbing at Chelsea.
Monday 24 March 2014
STOKE boss Mark Hughes hailed his team's change of style after the Potters won their first away game in the Premier League since August.
Monday 24 March 2014
CYCLING: Britain's Mark Cavendish had to settle for fifth place in yesterday's epic Milan-San Remo race, while compatriot Ben Swift achieved a career-best finish by coming third in the opening spring classic of the season.
Monday 24 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Barcelona moved to within a point of the top of La Liga last night with a 4-3 victory at Real Madrid. Andres Iniesta opened the scoring before a Karim Benzema brace put Real ahead, but Lionel Messi equalised before the break.
Friday 21 March 2014
BENFICA 2 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 (Benfica win 5-3 on aggregate)
Friday 21 March 2014
No1 seed tells Josh Richards he won’t toss his racket into Thames this year
Friday 21 March 2014
WEST Ham boss Sam Allardyce has warned his team not to expect a fatigued Manchester United when the stuttering Premier League champions visit Upton Park tomorrow.
Friday 21 March 2014
A MAN stopped me in the street this week and shared his thoughts on how England fared at the Six Nations.
Friday 21 March 2014
HARLEQUINS will be without their England stars tomorrow, but lock George Robson insists his side will not be lacking in stardust for their derby trip to Wembley.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENE Wenger couldn’t have wished for a much tougher or more momentous fixture than tomorrow’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea for the occasion of his 1,000th match as Arsenal manager.
Friday 21 March 2014
ARSENAL favourite Charlie George (left, with Liam Brady) made an unsuccessful return to Highbury with Southampton in a 1979 FA Cup sixth round replay that the Gunners would win 2-0.
Friday 21 March 2014
CONSTRUCTORS’ champions Red Bull have lodged an appeal with Formula One governing body the FIA against Daniel Ricciardo’s contentious disqualification in Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix.
Friday 21 March 2014
CRICKET: Hosts Bangladesh advanced to the Super 10 phase at the World Twenty20 yesterday, despite defeat to Hong Kong by two wickets.
Friday 21 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull winger George Boyd has been ordered to serve a three-match ban after an independent regulatory commission rejected his appeal against a Football Association misconduct charge yesterday.
Friday 21 March 2014
HARRY MADLEY AND BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEW THE WORLD TWENTY20 AND THE BIG LONDON DERBY
Friday 21 March 2014
DROPPED points are not an option for Chelsea or Arsenal when the teams meet at Stamford Bridge tomorrow.
Friday 21 March 2014
Spread betting on the ICC World Twenty20 couldn’t be easier. Sporting Index will be offering hundreds of markets relating to runs, wickets, win indices and team and player performance, with many updated in-play.
Thursday 20 March 2014
MANCHESTER UNITED 3 OLYMPIACOS 0 (Manchester United win 3-2 on aggregate)
Thursday 20 March 2014
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray has vowed to take his time searching for a new coach after he and Ivan Lendl surprised the tennis world yesterday by announcing the end of their hugely successful two-year alliance.
Thursday 20 March 2014
NERVE-SHREDDING rugby did not end last weekend with Brian O’Driscoll and Ireland’s Six Nations triumph, as the HSBC Sevens World Series fires back into life on Saturday in Japan.
Thursday 20 March 2014
TOTTENHAM manager Tim Sherwood last night made plain his displeasure at comments from Holland coach Louis van Gaal stating his desire to manage in the Premier League next season.
Thursday 20 March 2014
STAND-IN captain Eoin Morgan insists England possess enough batting firepower to win the World Twenty20 despite suffering a seventh defeat from eight matches in the format yesterday.
Thursday 20 March 2014
OLYMPICS: Weightlifting had £894,000 of its Olympic cycle funding restored by UK Sport yesterday following a successful appeal, but cuts for six other sports, including water polo and basketball, remain in place.
Thursday 20 March 2014
CYCLING: Team Sky have withdrawn rider Sergio Henao from competition after abnormalities were found in blood tests carried out at altitude. The Colombian rider will now be subject to an altitude research programme.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
CHELSEA 2 GALATASARAY 0 (Chelsea win 3-1 on aggregate) CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho felt spoiling Didier Drogba’s homecoming was key to reaching the Champions League quarter-finals last night.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
DEFIANT Manchester United boss David Moyes does not fear for his future and believes the board back him to return the club to the all-conquering force they were under predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
ARSENAL midfielder Aaron Ramsey insists he has signed a new contract because he believes the current team are ready to end the club’s nine-year wait for a trophy.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
ENGLAND’S Eoin Morgan has voiced his support for Jonathan Trott, insisting his fellow batsman has “certainly not” let the side down and would be warmly welcomed back into the fold.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull City yesterday accused the Football Association of “prejudice” after it recommended vetoing a proposed name change to Hull Tigers. The club is upset the verdict was made ahead of a planned ballot with season-ticket holders.
Wednesday 19 March 2014
GOLF: World No1 Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational due to back spasms. The 38-year-old now faces a race to be fit for the Masters at Augusta, which tees off on 10 April.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
FORMER Chelsea favourite Didier Drogba has vowed to put his loyalty aside for 90 minutes tonight and end the Blues’ dream of winning a second Champions League title in three years.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
EMBATTLED Manchester United manager David Moyes’s troubles deepened yesterday when he came under fire from one of his former Everton coaching colleagues, who accused the Scot of ignoring young players.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
EUROPEAN club rugby looks all but certain to remain on the calendar next season amid growing optimism that a deal to establish a successor to the Heineken Cup will be signed this week.

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