Sport

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.
Friday 14 March 2014
HARRY MADLEY AND BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEW THE WEEKEND’S SIX NATIONS AND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Friday 14 March 2014
A FLICKER of hope. That’s all Manchester United hang on to in their pursuit of a top four place and it will be finally extinguished should they lose to in-form Liverpool on Sunday.
Friday 14 March 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE CHELTENHAM GOLD CUP
Friday 14 March 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE FINAL DAY OF CHELTENHAM IT HASN’T been the greatest of weeks for Paul Nicholls so far, but he has a number of live chances today and will be disappointed if he isn’t on the scoresheet.
Friday 14 March 2014
Star Sports owner Ben Keith picks out one horse he’s happy to lay each day
Thursday 13 March 2014
BARCELONA 2 MANCHESTER CITY 1 (Barcelona win 4-1 on aggregate) MANCHESTER City captain Vincent Kompany believes his team will be ready to win the Champions League next year, after last night bowing out at the last-16 stage.
Thursday 13 March 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Tim Sherwood has told his players to prove their worth or risk being surplus to requirements in the summer.
Thursday 13 March 2014
SIRE De Grugy was the toast of Cheltenham yesterday after the 11-4 favourite answered his doubters with a convincing – and fairytale – victory in the Queen Mother Champion Chase.
Thursday 13 March 2014
OLYMPIC champion Laura Trott is hoping for another capacity crowd this weekend when she makes an emotional first competitive return to her favourite track: London’s velodrome.
Thursday 13 March 2014
TENNIS: Britain’s Andy Murray lost to world No11 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 in the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells last night.
Thursday 13 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Southampton unveiled Ralph Krueger as their new chairman yesterday. The 54-year-old, former ice hockey player succeeds Nicola Cortese.
Thursday 13 March 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE WORLD HURDLE AND THE BYRNE GROUP PLATE
Thursday 13 March 2014
NEVER have the words “tread carefully” been more appropriately used when it comes to solving the betting mystery that is the Byrne Group Plate (4.00pm).
Thursday 13 March 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE JLT NOVICES’ CHASE AND THE PERTEMPS FINAL
Thursday 13 March 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS THE RYANAIR CHASE AND THE KIM MUIR
Thursday 13 March 2014
Star Sports owner Ben Keith picks out one horse he’s happy to lay each day
Wednesday 12 March 2014
BAYERN MUNICH 1 ARSENAL 1 (Bayern win 3-1 on aggregate)
Wednesday 12 March 2014
NEWCASTLE boss Alan Pardew has been banned from the touchline until the final three games of the season after the Football Association deemed his headbutt on Hull’s David Meyler worthy of a seven-match suspension.
Wednesday 12 March 2014
CHARLTON have replaced Chris Powell with an unheralded Belgian coach after the popular manager was sacked for refusing to back owner Roland Duchatelet’s plans.

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