Sport

Wednesday 05 March 2014
FORMULA One boss Bernie Ecclestone has warned that the future of the German Grand Prix is in doubt after he failed with a $50m (£30m) bid for the historic Nurburgring.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
A SECOND neighbour of Oscar Pistorius says she was woken by the sound of raised voices on the night the Paralympic star is accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
FOR the sake of putting their Ashes nightmare behind them it’s important that England complete a one-day series victory in the West Indies today, yet there are bigger issues at play.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
WEMBLEY Stadium was the only suitable venue for the eagerly anticipated rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves, insists promoter Eddie Hearn.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker and midfielder Tomas Rosicky have signed new contracts and Aaron Ramsey is set to follow suit.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
RUGBY UNION: Newcastle prop Kieran Brookes has been banned for six weeks for pushing referee Greg Garner in Sunday’s defeat to Leicester.
Wednesday 05 March 2014
CRICKET: Retiring South Africa captain Graeme Smith was dismissed for three runs on the fourth day of his side’s Test match against Australia.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius’s neighbour yesterday described hearing “blood-curdling screams” coming from the athlete’s house on the night he is accused of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
ABOUT this time of year, with five weeks until the Masters, you expect the world’s best players to be hitting their stride. Instead, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are showing some worrying signs.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
LIVERPOOL managing director Ian Ayre believes the club have distanced themselves from the “dark days” off the field, despite revealing losses last night of almost £50m for the year ending May 2013.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
FORMER England team director Andy Flower has been tasked with revolutionising coaching at all levels of the game after being handed a new role by the England and Wales Cricket Board yesterday.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
ENGLAND coach Stuart Lancaster revealed centre Manu Tuilagi and wing Marland Yarde are unlikely to feature in Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Wales, despite adding the duo to his squad yesterday.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
FORMER British No1 Tim Henman fears reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will not win a grand slam in 2014, in what he believes will be the most exciting year in tennis for a decade.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
NEWCASTLE manager Alan Pardew faces a lengthy ban after being charged by the Football Association with improper conduct yesterday for his clash with Hull midfielder David Meyler.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Aston Villa announced post-tax losses of £52m for the 2012-13 financial year yesterday, an increase of £17m on the previous 12 months. However, the club say they are on course to break even this year.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
FOOTBALL: Birmingham City owner Carson Yeung has been found guilty of five counts of money laundering by a Hong Kong court. Yeung, who denied laundering £55.4m, will be sentenced on Friday and faces up to 14 years in prison.
Tuesday 04 March 2014
CRICKET: South Africa captain Graeme Smith, 33, will retire from international cricket at the conclusion of the third and final Test against Australia, set to end tomorrow.
Monday 03 March 2014
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Monday 03 March 2014
ENGLAND captain Stuart Broad believes his spinners could prove crucial in the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup, having seen the bowlers pin back West Indies’ batsmen in last night’s three-wicket one-day international victory.
Monday 03 March 2014
PARALYMPIC superstar Oscar Pistorius is today set to return to court for the beginning of his trial for the shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day last year.
Monday 03 March 2014
ASK ALMOST any manager of a professional sports team about their life and they will invariably shrug their shoulders and say “what life?”  Their team is their life, the day-to-day minutiae of every individual within it occupies every waking moment
Monday 03 March 2014
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Monday 03 March 2014
SWANSEA CITY 1 CRYSTAL PALACE 1 CRYSTAL Palace forward Glenn Murray struck his first Premier League goal yesterday as the Eagles boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation with a late point at fellow strugglers Swansea.
Monday 03 March 2014
HARLEQUINS boss Conor O’Shea admits Worcester Warriors have got their hands on a clinical winger after Sixways-bound Sam Smith led Quins to victory against his future employers on Saturday.
Monday 03 March 2014
FORMULA ONE: Britain’s Lewis Hamilton cemented his status as favourite for this month’s curtain-raising Australian Grand Prix by posting the fastest time of the final day of pre-season testing in Bahrain yesterday.
Monday 03 March 2014
GOLF: Former world No1 Rory McIlroy blew his chance to win the Honda Classic last night, losing a four-way play-off to American Russell Henley.
Friday 28 February 2014
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Friday 28 February 2014
ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson insists West Ham striker Andy Carroll could yet go to this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, despite yesterday’s omission from the 30-man squad to face Denmark at Wembley Stadium on Wednesday.
Friday 28 February 2014
WEST Brom striker Nicolas Anelka was yesterday banned for five matches for making the controversial “quenelle” gesture, though the Football Association accepted his argument that he was not anti-Semitic.
Friday 28 February 2014
RUSSIAN athletes are under investigation from the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) following claims that some may have inhaled xenon gas to enhance performance at this month’s Winter Olympics.
Friday 28 February 2014
FORMER world champion Jenson Button’s dream of racing in a Formula One grand prix through London’s streets could yet become a reality after the government launched a six-week consultation yesterday into staging closed-road motor sports events.
Friday 28 February 2014
CYCLING: Britain’s Jess Varnish and Becky James won team sprint bronze on the first day of the Tracking Cycling World Championships in Colombia.
Friday 28 February 2014
RUGBY UNION: Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton could miss the remainder of the Six Nations with damaged thumb ligaments.
Friday 28 February 2014
FOOTBALL: Thousands lined the streets of Preston yesterday for the civic funeral of former England star Sir Tom Finney, who died on 14 February.
Friday 28 February 2014
BEN CLEMINSON AND BILL ESDAILE WITH THE BEST FOOTBALL AND RACING BETS
Friday 28 February 2014
THIS is one of the quietest weekends of the National Hunt season as trainers get their ducks in a row ahead of Cheltenham.
Friday 28 February 2014
JP MCMANUS has landed some pretty hefty coups at Cheltenham over the years and you can bet your bottom dollar that he will be lining a few up for the handicaps again this season.
Thursday 27 February 2014
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Thursday 27 February 2014
ENGLAND centre Manu Tuilagi is poised to rejoin the squad next week following a chest injury, but coach Stuart Lancaster has played down his chances of featuring in the Six Nations title run-in.
Thursday 27 February 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Tim Sherwood has challenged misfiring Roberto Soldado to fill the Jermain Defoe-sized hole at White Hart Lane, starting tonight against FC Dnipro.
Thursday 27 February 2014
ENGLAND batsman Jonathan Trott is set for a return to the crease with county side Warwickshire in April with a view to restarting his international career.
Thursday 27 February 2014
MANCHESTER United were forced to defend their ticket policy last night after fans complained of being threatened with bans unless they bought seats for next month’s return leg against Olympiacos.
Thursday 27 February 2014
FORMULA ONE: Red Bull begin their final four days of pre-season testing in Bahrain today desperate to iron out issues with reliability and engine performance ahead next month’s opening Grand Prix of the season.
Thursday 27 February 2014
FOOTBALL: Wembley Stadium agreed a six-year partnership with communications giant EE yesterday, though the name of the national stadium will not change.
Thursday 27 February 2014
ATHLETICS: Double World champion Mo Farah has been shortlisted for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. English golfer Justin Rose is up for Breakthrough of the Year, following his US Open triumph.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
OLYMPIACOS 2 MANCHESTER UNITED 0 MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes admitted his shock at the abject performance which left his side on the brink of a Champions League exit last night.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
CHANGE is in the air for the England team as they embark on their first series since the disastrous Ashes tour, and without stars such as Kevin Pietersen and Alastair Cook.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
FRANCE have dropped No8 Louis Picamoles for their next Six Nations match for mocking the referee – but recalled scrum-half Morgan Parra despite his red card for head-butting last weekend.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
FOUR-TIME Olympic cycling champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has confirmed his intention to compete at this summer’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Wednesday 26 February 2014
IRELAND’S three-time Derby winning jockey Johnny Murtagh has announced his retirement in order to concentrate on his training career.

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