Sport

Tuesday 30 July 2013
MANCHESTER United manager David Moyes has pleaded for patience from the club’s fans when it comes to assessing his performance in the Old Trafford hot-seat next season.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
BRITISH No2 Heather Watson hopes a change of coach can spark similar success to that Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has enjoyed since teaming up with former world No1 Ivan Lendl last year.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
OPEN champion Phil Mickelson looks set to be the centre of attention once again this week when he returns to action at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
FORMER Birmingham striker Christian Benitez, 27, died suddenly yesterday after suffering a cardio-respiratory arrest, just hours after making his debut in Qatar.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
SWIMMING: Teenager Ruta Meilutyte broke the 100m breaststroke world record in the World Championship semi-finals in Barcelona yesterday.
Tuesday 30 July 2013
FOOTBALL: Former Leeds chief executive Shaun Harvey, 43, will assume the same role at the Football League from 1 October.
Monday 29 July 2013
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton believes he is still in with a shot of winning the 2013 Formula One drivers’ world championship, after storming to his first Grand Prix victory of the season in Hungary yesterday.
Monday 29 July 2013
SIX-TIME Paralympic champion David Weir admitted yesterday his relief at knowing Great Britain no longer has to pin its hopes of glory on him, as he ponders whether or not to compete at his fifth Games in Rio in 2016.
Monday 29 July 2013
AMID all the huffing, puffing and posturing about the legacy of 2012, this weekend will offer the most obvious evidence of how the London Olympics have changed our lives.
Monday 29 July 2013
ENGLAND will give mercurial batsman Kevin Pietersen until the last minute to prove his fitness before deciding if he will face Australia in the third Ashes Test starting on Thursday at Old Trafford.
Monday 29 July 2013
FORMULA One hero Niki Lauda yesterday poured praise on Lewis Hamilton, insisting that the British driver won the Hungarian Grand Prix due to his superior performance, rather than by simply having the fastest car.
Monday 29 July 2013
PREMIER League chief executive Richard Scudamore has slammed the Football Association for continually passing the buck when it comes to assessing the national team’s failures.
Monday 29 July 2013
TOTTENHAM manager Andre Villas-Boas has dropped his insistence that star forward Gareth Bale will be kept at the club next season following a world record bid from Real Madrid.
Monday 29 July 2013
DIVING: Olympic bronze medal winner Tom Daley finished sixth in the individual 10m platform final at the World Championships in Barcelona.
Monday 29 July 2013
FOOTBALL: Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer saved two penalties as her side were crowned queens of Europe with a 1-0 win against Norway in the European Championship final in Sweden. Substitute Anja Mittag scored the only goal of the game.
Monday 29 July 2013
RUGBY LEAGUE: Hull beat Warrington 16-12 last night to reach the Challenge Cup final. They will play Wigan on 24 August.
Friday 26 July 2013
OLYMPIC gold medallist Anthony Joshua hopes he can count on Lennox Lewis as a mentor as he looks to emulate the former undisputed world heavyweight champion and become the world’s best.
Bolt declined to join calls for dopers to receive longer bans
Friday 26 July 2013
WORLD’S fastest man Usain Bolt has pointed to his record-breaking feats as a youngster as proof that he, unlike so many of his rivals, remains untainted by doping.
Friday 26 July 2013
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho is determined to maintain a level-headed approach in his big-money pursuit of striker Wayne Rooney, despite Manchester United’s insistence that they do not wish to sell him.
Friday 26 July 2013
NEWCASTLE rebel Papiss Cisse is expected to rejoin the squad today after resolving a row with the club over his refusal to advertise short-term loans company Wonga.
Friday 26 July 2013
BRITAIN’S top football official has urged the Premier League to be “sensible” and drop its opposition to switching the 2022 World Cup from summer to winter.
Friday 26 July 2013
CONTROVERSIAL Australia batsman David Warner admits being banished to the A team’s tour was the “kick up the bum” he needed.
Friday 26 July 2013
FORMER world champion Lewis Hamilton fears ongoing concerns over Pirelli tyres could cost him his maiden Mercedes victory at this weekend’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
Friday 26 July 2013
HORSE RACING: A British Horseracing Authority inquiry has ruled trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni operated alone in the doping of 22 Godolphin horses and that the Moulton Paddocks stable faces no further charges.
Friday 26 July 2013
TENNIS: Serbia’s world No53 Viktor Troicki has been banned for 18 months for refusing to provide a blood sample at a drugs test during the Monte Carlo Masters in April.
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

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