Sport

Thursday 26 June 2014
CYCLING: Scottish rider David Millar has let slip that he is set to compete in the Tour de France next month for a 13th time. Millar issued an apology after revealing the news on Twitter.
Luis Suarez bite
Wednesday 25 June 2014
Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez could be banned from football for up to two years after he was accused of biting an opponent during last night’s World Cup win over Italy.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
COSTA RICA 0 ENGLAND 0 ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson believes yesterday’s performance against Costa Rica will send the travelling fans home happy from Brazil, despite the team finishing bottom of Group D.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook fears the clock is ticking on his time at the helm following yesterday’s series defeat to Sri Lanka with the penultimate ball of the second Test at Headingley.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
IT WAS a shame England got so close to a draw in the end, but when you are 57-5 against that Sri Lankan bowling attack then defeat can come as no great surprise.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
BRITISH No1 Heather Watson says she can finally look forward to a good night’s sleep after winning her first-round match at Wimbledon yesterday.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
THE SPOTLIGHT falls on defending champion Andy Murray at Wimbledon again today where even second round opponent Blaz Rola is expecting to lose.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
GREECE 2 IVORY COAST 1 FORMER Celtic striker Georgios Samaras passed the ultimate test of nerve last night as he slotted in a 93rd-minute penalty to send Greece through to the last 16 of the World Cup in Brazil.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
JAPAN 1 COLOMBIA 4 TWO goals from striker Jackson Martinez ensured Colombia progressed to the knockout stages with a 100 per cent record.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
MANCHESTER United are today expected to confirm £29m Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera as the first signing of the Louis van Gaal era.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
Spain plane struck by lightning
Wednesday 25 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: Saracens have signed Australian prop Kieran Longbottom from Super Rugby side Western Force. The 28-year-old is also eligible to play for England.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
HORSE RACING: Former Godolphin racing manager Simon Crisford is to set up his own training business. Crisford, 52, will rent stables from Newmarket-based trainer Clive Brittain.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
ENGLAND vice-captain Frank Lampard has told his young team-mates they must come of age against Costa Rica tonight and ensure they do not end their World Cup with a whimper.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
CAMEROON 1 BRAZIL 4 CROATIA 1 MEXICO 3 UNDER-FIRE forward Fred ended his World Cup goal drought to send hosts Brazil through to the last 16 as Group A winners alongside Mexico last night.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
HOLLAND 2 CHILE 0 AUSTRALIA 0 SPAIN 3
Tuesday 24 June 2014
Suarez feels unloved in England
Tuesday 24 June 2014
BATSMAN Ian Bell last night admitted England had been outclassed after a disastrous fourth day of the second Test left them on the cusp of an improbable and humiliating series defeat to Sri Lanka.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
BRADLEY Neil may not be a name familiar to many readers but it might just be one to remember after he claimed the British Amateur Championship on Sunday.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
IF ALL had gone to plan for England then we would be looking ahead to their final group game against Costa Rica.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray revealed his welcome from a packed Centre Court crowd ahead of yesterday’s first round victory over David Goffin was something to savour.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: Championship side Bristol have made Wales lock Ian Evans their 15th signing for next season.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Scottish Premier League title-holders Celtic have been drawn to play Reykjavik in the second qualifying round for the European Champions League.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
HORSE RACING: Last year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Treve is winning her battle to be fit for this year’s race in October.
Monday 23 June 2014
ENGLAND captain Steven Gerrard last night called on Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp to name the players he claims were reluctant to accept international call-ups.
Monday 23 June 2014
BRITAIN’S Lewis Hamilton was left to rue his botched qualifying run after summoning a superb race to finish narrowly behind Mercedes team-mate and eventual winner Nico Rosberg at the Austrian Grand Prix yesterday.
Monday 23 June 2014
USA 2 PORTUGAL 2 PORTUGAL snatched a World Cup lifeline in dramatic fashion last night as substitute Silvestre Varela’s 95th-minute equaliser spared them from being eliminated at the group stage with a game to spare.
Monday 23 June 2014
TWO late wickets from all-rounder Moeen Ali revived England’s hopes of winning the second Test against Sri Lanka, and with it the series, at Headingley yesterday.
Monday 23 June 2014
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray believes his ability to overcome intense pressure last year and end a 77-year wait for a British male champion bodes well for a successful defence when the tournament begins today.
Monday 23 June 2014
ANDY Murray walks on to centre court today for the first time as Wimbledon champion. Just to be able to write that sentence almost brings a tear to the eye.
Monday 23 June 2014
ENGLAND rugby coach Stuart Lancaster insists the fixture scheduling fiasco that limited his selection for the recent Test series defeat in New Zealand must never be repeated.
Monday 23 June 2014
BELGIUM 1 RUSSIA 0 BELGIUM scraped through to the World Cup knockout stage for the first time in 12 years yesterday thanks to a late goal from substitute Divock Origi.
Monday 23 June 2014
SOUTH KOREA 2 ALGERIA 4 ALGERIA took a giant stride towards a place in the World Cup last 16 for the first time with victory over South Korea in a wildly entertaining clash last night.
Monday 23 June 2014
Van Gaal backing Brazil
Monday 23 June 2014
GOLF: Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell admitted poor putting cost him the Irish Open title yesterday. McDowell finished three shots behind winner Mikko Ilonen and said: “That was one of the worst putting weekends of my career.
Monday 23 June 2014
ATHLETICS: Team GB finished fifth at the European Team Championships in Germany yesterday, after failing to field a winner on the final day of competition. William Sharman registered the best result, finishing second in the sprint hurdles.
Monday 23 June 2014
ROWING: Olympic champions Helen Glover and Heather Stanning won women’s pair gold at the second World Cup meeting in France yesterday. There were golds too in the men’s four, men’s quadruple scull and women’s lightweight double.
Friday 20 June 2014
URUGUAY 2 ENGLAND 1 Suarez goals prove inevitable scourge as Three Lions face up to World Cup exit
Friday 20 June 2014
Joe Hart Nearly caught out at near post twice from corners. Barely a save to make though 5 Glen Johnson Failed to block Cavani’s cross for first goal, but redeemed himself with excellent ball to Rooney 5
Friday 20 June 2014
COLOMBIA 2 IVORY COAST 1 COLOMBIA strode into the World Cup’s last 16 yesterday after second-half goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Quintero earned a narrow victory over Ivory Coast in Brasilia.
Friday 20 June 2014
IF ENGLAND don’t make it past the World Cup group stage now they can’t have any complaints. You get what you deserve in football and last night they deserved to lose.
Friday 20 June 2014
URUGUAY striker Luis Suarez said his brace to virtually end England’s stay in Brazil was payback for his mistreatment while playing for Liverpool.
Friday 20 June 2014
JAPAN 0 GREECE 0 TEN-MAN Greece held Japan to a frustrating goalless draw that leaves both team’s chances of reaching the last 16 in the balance.
Friday 20 June 2014
Inquiry into Mexico fans’ behaviour
Friday 20 June 2014
ODDS-ON favourite Leading Light denied the Queen a second Ascot Gold Cup winner in as many years yesterday, but was made to scrap all the way by the monarch’s Estimate.
Friday 20 June 2014
FORMER British No1 Tim Henman admits he was stunned by Wimbledon champion Andy Murray’s choice of Amelie Mauresmo as coach, but believes they will form a winning team if she can tap into his aggressive side.
Friday 20 June 2014
UNDER-FIRE England cricket captain Alastair Cook has accused former Australia spinner Shane Warne of harbouring a personal agenda against him.
Friday 20 June 2014
ENGLAND head coach Stuart Lancaster believes victory in tomorrow’s final Test will make their time in New Zealand a success, despite having already lost the three-game series.
Friday 20 June 2014
GOLF: World No6 Rory McIlroy shot a disappointing three-over par on the opening day of the Irish Open, trailing leader Mikko Ilonen of Finland by 10 shots. Defending champion Paul Casey carded a two-under-par round of 69.
Friday 20 June 2014
TENNIS: British No1 Heather Watson has been given a walkover into the Aegon International semi-finals, after second seed Petra Kvitova was forced to withdraw from their last-eight clash with a hamstring injury.

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