Sport

Friday 26 July 2013
TENNIS: Former world No1 Roger Federer suffered a shock second round exit at the Swiss Open to world No55 Daniel Brands, 6-3, 6-4.
Cirrus Des Aigles is the highest rated horse in the world and can prove why tomorrow
Friday 26 July 2013
BILL ESDAILE GIVES HIS BEST RACING BETS FOR THE WEEKEND
Friday 26 July 2013
ONLY six runners have been declared for tomorrow’s Sky Bet York Stakes (2.55pm) and Mukhadram is as short as 1/2 with one bookmaker to justify Paul Hanagan’s decision to abandon Ektihaam in the King George at Ascot.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Liverpool still demand more than £50m as Rodgers makes loyalty plea to Uruguayan
Thursday 25 July 2013
Former bowler says there’s no danger of Ashes complacency
Thursday 25 July 2013
OLYMPIC super-heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to make his professional debut at the O2 Arena in October, after joining promoter Eddie Hearn’s burgeoning Matchroom stable.
Thursday 25 July 2013
DISGRACED cyclist Lance Armstrong has asked a federal judge to dismiss the US government’s multi-million dollar lawsuit against him.
Thursday 25 July 2013
FORMER British No1 Anne Keothavong feels she is leaving the women’s national game in safe hands, after announcing her retirement from professional tennis yesterday.
Thursday 25 July 2013
IMPRECISE drafting may be the innocent explanation behind wrangling over Luis Suarez’s contract, a leading sport lawyer told City A.M. last night.
Thursday 25 July 2013
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas fears an ankle injury could rule out defender Jan Vertonghen for the first game of the Premier League season at Crystal Palace on 18 August.
Thursday 25 July 2013
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit back at claims from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho that his club is under pressure to win the Premier League title having spent £89m on new talent this summer.
Thursday 25 July 2013
FOOTBALL: Celtic have accepted a £5m offer from QPR for striker Gary Hooper. The 25-year-old is still to agree personal terms, but R’s boss Harry Redknapp said: “It’s all been agreed.
Thursday 25 July 2013
ATHLETICS: Teenager Sophie Hahn set a new world record to win T38 100m gold at the IPC World Athletics Championships yesterday. The 16-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, clocked 13.10 seconds to win Britain’s 10th gold in Lyon.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas has reiterated the club have no intention of selling Gareth Bale to Real Madrid this summer, despite reports in Spain that the forward has agreed a bumper €60m (£51.6m) contract to move to the Bernabeu.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has denied attempting to engage major rival Manchester United boss David Moyes in psychological warfare before the new season has even begun.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
SWING bowler James Anderson insists England are in no hurry to turn the screw on Australia as they enjoy a week off ahead of the third Ashes Test at Old Trafford.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
FORMER world No1 Lee Westwood says captaining Europe at a future Ryder Cup would be an honour, but hopes he still has plenty to offer as a player first.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
MANCHESTER United earned more than any other English team in central payments for playing in the Champions League last season, but Chelsea topped them when Europa League revenue was included.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
ATHLETICS: UK Athletics and the E20 Stadium LLP have agreed a 50-year deal to make the Olympic Stadium in Stratford the sport’s new national home.
Wednesday 24 July 2013
FOOTBALL: Midfielder Karl Henry has agreed a two-year deal to join QPR from Wolves for an undisclosed fee.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
TOUR de France champion Chris Froome insists winning cycling’s most famous race has only heightened his appetite for claiming the title multiple times.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
THE ASHES is all over as a series. There is more chance of pigs flying over Sydney Harbour Bridge than this Australia side coming back from 2-0 down and reclaiming the urn.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
BRITISH tennis star Ross Hutchins confirmed yesterday he is in remission from cancer.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes has admitted he may have to give up his pursuit of Barcelona’s Cesc Fabregas after having a second bid turned down for the midfielder.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
AUSTRALIA’S turbulent tour took another twist last night, after seam bowler James Pattinson was ruled out of the remainder of the Ashes series with a back injury leaving coach Darren Lehmann to ponder selecting two spinners for the third Test at
Tuesday 23 July 2013
ATHLETICS: Double Paralympic champion Hannah Cockcroft won her second gold medal at the IPC Athletics World Championships in Lyon yesterday, with victory in the T34 100m in a new championship record 17.88 seconds.
Tuesday 23 July 2013
HORSE RACING: Jockey Brian Toomey, 24, is out of a coma and able to move his arms and legs, following a serious fall at Perth racecourse on 4 July.
Monday 22 July 2013
DECORATED world No5 Phil Mickelson toasted his three-shot win at the Open as the “greatest of his career” at Muirfield yesterday.
Monday 22 July 2013
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook poured praise on youngster Joe Root last night after the 22-year-old inspired the host side to their second largest Test victory over Australia of all time, to go 2-0 up in this summer’s Ashes series.
Monday 22 July 2013
BELGIUM winger Nacer Chadli is set to become Tottenham’s second major signing of the summer, after the north London club confirmed yesterday they had agreed a deal with FC Twente.
Monday 22 July 2013
TOUR de France champion Chris Froome revealed he was reduced to tears after crossing the line on the Champs-Elysees, in the final stage of this year’s race yesterday, linking arms with the fellow Team Sky riders that made his stunning win possible
Monday 22 July 2013
HE IS no stranger to
Monday 22 July 2013
A RISE Sir Andy Murray. Sir Chris Froome. Sir Alastair Cook. It was almost arise Sir Lee Westwood but for a masterful final round from Phil Mickelson at the Open yesterday.
Monday 22 July 2013
AUSTRALIA captain Michael Clarke hit out at his fellow batsmen, after the tourists managed only 363 runs during the two innings of the second Test defeat at Lord’s.
Monday 22 July 2013
ATHLETICS: Lord Coe, vice-president of governing body the IAAF, has called for doping bans to be increased from two years to four.
Monday 22 July 2013
CRICKET: Sacked Australia coach Mickey Arthur says he has been the victim of a “campaign” since beginning legal proceedings against Cricket Australia.
Friday 19 July 2013
Century-maker Bell led the charge after three early dismissals on day one at Lord’s
Friday 19 July 2013
AUSTRALIAN fast bowler Ryan Harris fears “unacceptable” errors could see his team throw away their chance to regain the Ashes this summer.
Friday 19 July 2013
GOVERNING body the R&A last night hit back at suggestions that Muirfield is unnecessarily difficult after stars Ian Poulter and Phil Mickelson criticised the Open course following an eventful first round.
Friday 19 July 2013
I THOUGHT Peter Dawson, the R&A’s chief executive, answered crit
Friday 19 July 2013
BELEAGUERED former world No1 Rory McIlroy admits he may seek help from a sports psychologist after his fall from grace continued with a woeful eight-over-par 79 at the Open yesterday.
Friday 19 July 2013
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has warned players they cannot afford to sit on the sidelines during a World Cup year, in what has been interpreted as a veiled message to transfer target Wayne Rooney.
Friday 19 July 2013
FOOTBALL’S major international tournaments will continue to be shown on free-to-air broadcasters such as the BBC and ITV beyond 2014 after the game’s governing bodies lost a legal challenge.
Friday 19 July 2013
BRITAIN’S Chris Froome admits today could make or break his quest for Tour de France glory after he extended his overall lead despite being hit with a time penalty for illegal feeding.
Friday 19 July 2013
FORMULA ONE: Torro Rosso driver Daniel Ricciardo played down the significance of a spin-off as he sat behind the wheel of a Red Bull for the first time yesterday at a young-driver test at Silverstone.
Friday 19 July 2013
FOOTBALL: England’s ladies crashed out of Euro 2013, with a 3-0 defeat to France.
Thursday 18 July 2013
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho has declared forward Wayne Rooney is the only player he is interested in luring to Stamford Bridge this summer.
Thursday 18 July 2013
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook knows he faces a tough selection dilemma against Australia today, but insists he will not let emotion get in the way of picking an attack capable of bowling his team into a 2-0 Ashes lead at Lord’s.
Thursday 18 July 2013
LAWYERS for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone believe that lack of evidence of a crucial meeting could undermine a bribery case against him by German authorities.

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