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Friday 04 July 2014
THE UNENVIABLE task of becoming the first man in nine attempts to stop Roger Federer in a Wimbledon semi-final falls on eighth seed Milos Raonic today.
Friday 04 July 2014
GERMAN hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals for the fourth tournament in succession have been hit by a bout of flu on the eve of their clash with France.
Friday 04 July 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS TODAY’S WORLD CUP QUARTER-FINALS AND BILL ESDAILE WITH SATURDAY’S BEST RACING BETS
Friday 04 July 2014
THE CORAL-ECLIPSE at Sandown (3.50pm) is one of the highlights of the flat season, providing the first opportunity for the Classic generation to take on their elders.
Friday 04 July 2014
THERE have been three major surprises at this World Cup. Costa Rica’s unlikely success, the number of goals that have been scored – at least in the group stages – and the leniency showed by the referees.
Thursday 03 July 2014
BRITISH No1 Andy Murray fears he is at risk of being left behind by tennis’s rising stars after his Wimbledon defence ended with a comprehensive quarter-final defeat to No11 seed Grigor Dimitrov.
Thursday 03 July 2014
FORMER world No1 Roger Federer has his sights set on a record eighth Wimbledon title after coming from behind yesterday to beat Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka in their quarter-final.
Thursday 03 July 2014
ALL-ROUNDER Ben Stokes has been backed to provide the “X-factor and vigour” that England selectors hope will lift the team from their malaise in next week’s first Test against India.
Thursday 03 July 2014
USA have emerged as a potential host for the 2026 World Cup, such has been the level of enthusiasm surrounding Jurgen Klinsmann’s team’s exploits in Brazil.
Thursday 03 July 2014
Marathon icon tells Frank Dalleres why a sparkling career must end in London
Thursday 03 July 2014
PARALYMPIC star Oscar Pistorius is at risk of suicide due to post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, a court heard yesterday.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
WIMBLEDON wildcard Nick Kyrgios hopes to have finally convinced his mum of his ability after causing one of the biggest shocks in grand slam history yesterday by dumping world No1 Rafael Nadal out in round four.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku came off the bench to decide a thrilling period of extra time and seal the final spot in the World Cup quarter-finals for Belgium.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
ARGENTINA 1 SWITZERLAND 0 (After extra time)
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Chelsea have confirmed one of football’s worst-kept secrets when they announced a deal to sign Atletico Madrid and Spain striker Diego Costa for £32m.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Liverpool’s new £25m midfielder Adam Lallana says he is relishing the opportunity to play in the Champions League just three years after plying his trade in League One.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
Barca happy with humble Suarez
Wednesday 02 July 2014
British No1 Andy Murray believes Wimbledon quarter-final opponent Grigor Dimitrov is destined to soon trouble the world’s elite, but hopes a raucous home crowd can scare him into submission today.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
WORLD No1 Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from Wimbledon yesterday after the effects of a virus reduced her to tears while playing doubles with sister Venus on Court One.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
CRICKET: Former New Zealand batsman Lou Vincent has been given a lifetime worldwide ban from the sport after admitting 18 counts of fixing.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
SAILING: Ben Ainslie’s America’s Cup team project has been granted a £7.5m injection form the government.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Leyton Orient have dropped their legal bid to prevent West Ham moving to the Olympic Stadium.
Wednesday 02 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Aston Villa have appointed Roy Keane assistant to manager Paul Lambert. The former Manchester United captain will carry on as Republic of Ireland No2.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
LIVERPOOL and Uruguay forward Luis Suarez last night paved the way for a big-money transfer to Barcelona by finally issuing an apology for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FORMER Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will not be invited to join Team Murray in an official capacity, but was on hand last night to offer words of wisdom he hopes will take his Scottish compatriot all the way to the Wimbledon final once
Tuesday 01 July 2014
GERMANY 2 ALGERIA 1 (After extra time) EXTRA-TIME goals from Chelsea’s Andre Schurrle and Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil saw Germany reach the World Cup quarter-finals for the 15th time in 16 tournaments at the expense of plucky Algeria.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FORMER world No1 Caroline Wozniacki has called on tennis authorities to get tough on time-wasters following her surprise fourth-round exit in straight sets to Barbora Zahlavova-Strycova.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
ONE OF the greatest compliments you can pay Justin Rose is that it comes as no surprise whatsoever when he wins another title, as he did on Sunday in the National at Congressional.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
THE TWO most dominant players men’s tennis has ever known are in action at Wimbledon today.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
BRITISH cyclist David Millar has been dropped by Garmin-Sharp from their team for the Tour de France just days after he let slip that he had been selected.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius was not suffering from mental illness and was therefore criminally responsible when he shot girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FRANCE 2 NIGERIA 0 NIGERIA coach Stephen Keshi last night risked disciplinary action by blaming his team’s World Cup elimination on “biased” refereeing from American official Mark Geiger.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
HOLLAND winger Arjen Robben says he is “an honest guy” and insists he did not deserve retrospective punishment after admitting to diving during Sunday’s dramatic World Cup win over Mexico.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann has voiced fears that the Algerian referee assigned to his team’s last-16 clash with Belgium tonight may favour the French-speaking opposition.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
Karagounis and Santos end Greece careers
Tuesday 01 July 2014
CRICKET: The first day-night Test is set to take place next year and will be between Australia and New Zealand. Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland said a pink ball would be used under lights for the clash in November 2015.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Premier League chairman Anthony Fry has stepped down on medical grounds three months after suffering a stroke.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
MOTORSPORT: Battersea Park has been chosen to stage the finale to the inaugural season of Formula E, the motor racing competition based around electric vehicles.
Tuesday 01 July 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull City have completed the £7m signing of versatile attacker Robert Snodgrass from Norwich.
Monday 30 June 2014
HOLLAND 2 MEXICO 1 HOLLAND winger Arjen Robben was dragged into another diving row last night after the Dutch scored two last-ditch goals to defeat Mexico and set up a World Cup quarter-final against Costa Rica.
Monday 30 June 2014
COSTA RICA 1 GREECE 1 Costa Rica win 5-3 on penalties
Monday 30 June 2014
FOR ALL the great football, dramatic penalty shoot-outs and spectacular skills on offer, Luis Suarez’s teeth have blighted this World Cup, and yet it’s hard to write anything rational about them without sounding like some ridiculous reactionary or
Monday 30 June 2014
IF LIVERPOOL striker Luis Suarez has been the World Cup’s villain, then James Rodriguez, the dazzling Colombia No10 named after James Bond and partial to a Thunderball, is surely the hero.
Monday 30 June 2014
France feeling the heat in Brasilia
Monday 30 June 2014
WORLD No305 Fabrizio Zanotti became the first Paraguayan to win a European Tour title yesterday when he won a four-man play-off at the BMW International Open in Cologne.
Monday 30 June 2014
TEAM Sky’s Pete Kennaugh won a sprint duel with colleague and friend Ben Swift to claim his first British National Road Race Championships title yesterday in Abergavenny.
Monday 30 June 2014
CHAMPION Andy Murray has never had it so easy in the first week at Wimbledon.
Monday 30 June 2014
SPRINTER Dwain Chambers revealed he was considering hanging up his running spikes before storming to an eighth British title – and fifth in a row – in Birmingham yesterday.
Monday 30 June 2014
FRANCE’S Alize Cornet dumped world No1 Serena Williams out of Wimbledon on Saturday and faces an immediate return to the action when she is first on Centre Court today to play Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard.
Monday 30 June 2014
FORMER Worcestershire batsman Damian D’Oliveira died yesterday, aged 53, following a two-and-a-half year fight with cancer.

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