Sport

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CYCLING: Team Sky have withdrawn rider Sergio Henao from competition after abnormalities were found in blood tests carried out at altitude.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.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
ENGLAND stars Mike Brown, Chris Robshaw, Owen Farrell and Danny Care have been rewarded for their Triple Crown-winning performances with nominations for the Six Nations player of the year award.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
THE ACHIEVEMENT is remarkable in itself, but the way in which 17-year-old Charley Hull claimed her first title on the Ladies European Tour on Sunday was nothing short of awesome.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
BRITISH heavyweight Tyson Fury believes Dereck Chisora’s career is in decline and expects to win their world title eliminator in July for the right to meet champion Wladimir Klitschko.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
FORMER England captain Michael Vaughan came under fire from the Professional Cricketers’ Association yesterday following his criticism of batsman Jonathan Trott’s reasons for leaving the winter Ashes tour.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho refused an olive branch from old adversary and current Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini last night, declining his offer of dinner after tonight’s Champions League last-16 second leg.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull City owner Assem Allam’s application to change the Premier League club’s name to Hull Tigers looks doomed to failure after a Football Association committee recommended it be rejected.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
CYCLING: England’s Mark Cavendish warmed up for his Milan-San Remo bid by winning the penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico yesterday.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
ATHLETICS: Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius placed an order for six guns that he then cancelled a month after he shot dead girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 18 March 2014
CRICKET: Ireland batsman Paul Stirling struck 60 off 34 deliveries to help his team clinch a dramatic last-ball victory in their World Twenty20 opener against Zimbabwe in Bangladesh yesterday.
Monday 17 March 2014
AT WHITE HART LANE TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 0 ARSENAL 1
Monday 17 March 2014
ENGLAND coach Stuart Lancaster believes his side can bounce back to win next year’s World Cup, following the disappointment of missing out on the Six Nations crown to Ireland at the weekend.
Monday 17 March 2014
MANCHESTER UNITED 0 LIVERPOOL 3 LIVERPOOL captain Steven Gerrard is confident his side can fight all the way for the Premier League title, despite manager Brendan Rodgers playing down expectations after a convincing win at Old Trafford.
Monday 17 March 2014
SEPP Blatter should be spending this morning examining a re-run of Stuart Hogg’s dismissal during Scotland’s Six Nations defeat in Cardiff at the weekend.
Monday 17 March 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton had to watch from the sidelines yesterday as team-mate Nico Rosberg won the Australian Grand Prix, after the 2008 world champion’s Mercedes engine failed and forced an early retirement.
Monday 17 March 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger hailed the resolve shown by his team to close the gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea to four points yesterday, ahead of next week’s showdown between the pair at Stamford Bridge.
Monday 17 March 2014
DOUBLE Olympic champion Mo Farah described his collapse at the end of yesterday’s New York City half marathon as “not a big deal”.
Monday 17 March 2014
RECORD-BREAKING skiier Jade Etherington, the first Briton to win four medals at a Paralympic Winter Games, missed out on the chance to compete for a fifth in Sochi yesterday due to illness.
Monday 17 March 2014
RUGBY: Exeter Chiefs fought their way to an historic LV Cup victory over Northampton Saints yesterday, the first major trophy in the club’s 143-year history.
Monday 17 March 2014
DIVING: Britain’s Tom Daley won bronze on the final day of the Divind World Series in Beijing, yesterday. Daley’s 10-metre dives were beaten by Cao Yuan and Bo Qui, performing in front of their home crowd.
Monday 17 March 2014
CRICKET: Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has been ruled out of the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh after failing to recover from an infected toe.
Monday 17 March 2014
TENNIS: World No2 Novak Djokovic won his first title of the year last night with a dramatic tie-break victory over Roger Federer at the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. The Serb lost the opening set but fought back to win 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3).
Friday 14 March 2014
ENGLAND’S quest to win a first Six Nations title in three years will not be hampered by the last-minute loss of prop and expectant father Joe Marler, according to head coach Stuart Lancaster.
Friday 14 March 2014
FORMULA One boss Bernie Ecclestone believes teams have emerged unscathed from a financial crisis last year but warned that several outfits almost brought the sport into disrepute by not paying their drivers.
Friday 14 March 2014
TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1 BENFICA 3 TOTTENHAM boss Tim Sherwood conceded his team were outclassed by Benfica, as their heaviest ever home defeat in the Europa League left Spurs on the brink of elimination in the last-16.
Friday 14 March 2014
ARSENAL midfielder Aaron Ramsey is out of Sunday’s north London derby after suffering another setback in his recovery from injury.
Friday 14 March 2014
MANCHESTER United striker Robin van Persie last night quashed speculation he is looking to leave this summer and backed manager David Moyes to turn around the club’s fortunes.
Friday 14 March 2014
ENGLAND’S stand-in Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan hailed Chris Jordan’s fine all-round display that sealed victory in the last of their three-match series with West Indies.
Friday 14 March 2014
JOCKEY Barry Geraghty praised the staying power of More Of That after the Jonjo O’Neill-trained gelding upstaged Annie Power and Big Buck’s in the World Hurdle at Cheltenham yesterday.
Friday 14 March 2014
WINTER PARALYMPICS: Great Britain’s curlers reached tomorrow’s semi-final despite a 6-3 defeat to China yesterday.
Friday 14 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Former Manchester United star Eric Cantona, 47, was arrested and cautioned for assaulting a man in Primrose Hill on Wednesday, it emerged yesterday.
Friday 14 March 2014
CYCLING: Team Sky’s Geraint Thomas retained his three-second lead in the Paris-Nice race at the end of yesterday’s fifth stage. The eight-stage race concludes on Sunday.

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