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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.