Sport

Tuesday 26 August 2014
IF STEPHEN Gallacher needs any further inspiration in his last-ditch attempt to qualify for a first Ryder Cup then he need look no further than fellow Briton Jamie Donaldson.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
FORMER spinner Graeme Swann is adamant England have no chance of lifting next year’s World Cup and insists there needs to be a cull of players scarred by the negativity of previous regimes.
Tuesday 26 August 2014
FORMULA One drivers’ championship leader Nico Rosberg has denied Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton’s claim that the German admitted to causing a crash with the Briton at the Belgian Grand Prix on Sunday.
Friday 22 August 2014
LIVERPOOL could hand Mario Balotelli a debut in Monday’s top-of-the-table Premier League clash against former club Manchester City after closing in on a £16m deal for the controversial AC Milan star yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
FORGOTTEN man Matt Prior is refusing to bow out of the international picture and intends to fight for the billing of England’s No1 wicketkeeper with highly-rated newcomer Jos Buttler.
Friday 22 August 2014
WELSHMAN Jamie Donaldson moved closer to sealing a European Ryder Cup place after posting a first round 66 to hold a one-shot lead in the Czech Masters yesterday.
Friday 22 August 2014
AEL 1 TOTTENHAM 2 TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino praised the impact of his super subs as Spurs overturned a half-time deficit to secure a narrow first-leg lead in their Europa League qualifier against AEL last night.
Friday 22 August 2014
UNDER-SIEGE former Cardiff boss Malky Mackay has denied accusations he is racist, sexist and homophobic and insists the offensive messages he did send – which dashed his hopes of landing the Crystal Palace job – were isolated cases.
Friday 22 August 2014
TRAINER Aidan O’Brien enjoyed a second major success in as many days at York yesterday when 8-1 shot Tapestry shocked 1-5 favourite Taghrooda to win the Darley Yorkshire Oaks.
Friday 22 August 2014
FORMER Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will face Holland’s Robin Haase in the first round of the US Open, which starts at Flushing Meadows on Monday.
Friday 22 August 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TODAY’S ACTION AT YORK ON day three of the Ebor meeting, York plays host to two races within the QIPCO British Champions Series, the first being the Group Two Lonsdale Cup (2:30pm).
Friday 22 August 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION AND BILL ESDAILE GIVES US HIS RACING BETS FOR TOMORROW
Friday 22 August 2014
THE final day of York’s Ebor meeting features the richest handicap in Europe and the festival’s punting highlight, the Betfred Ebor (3:50pm).
Thursday 21 August 2014
TOTTENHAM boss Mauricio Pochettino is focused on the bigger picture as Spurs take their first step towards securing Europa League football this season with a first-leg qualifier against AEL in Cyprus tonight.
Thursday 21 August 2014
BARCELONA could yet embark on another spending spree before next month’s deadline despite having their appeal against a year-long transfer embargo upheld yesterday.
Thursday 21 August 2014
CARETAKER manager Keith Millen looks increasingly likely to take charge of Crystal Palace’s Premier League match with West Ham on Saturday after negotiations with leading candidate Malky Mackay stalled yesterday.
Thursday 21 August 2014
FORMER world No1 John McEnroe believes next week’s US Open will provide a telling indication of the progress Britain’s Andy Murray has made under new coach Amelie Mauresmo.
Thursday 21 August 2014
ARSENAL midfielder Jack Wilshere expects the imminent return of the club’s World Cup-winning Germany stars to boost the Gunners as they approach a testing spell.
Thursday 21 August 2014
QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes new recruit Leroy Fer ticks plenty of boxes after the former Norwich City midfielder put pen to paper yesterday and moved to Loftus Road for a fee said to be £8m.
Thursday 21 August 2014
CELTIC are in pole position to qualify for the Champions League group stages for the third consecutive season after Callum McGregor scored the all-important away goal as the Bhoys drew 1-1 with Slovenian side NK Maribor last night.
Thursday 21 August 2014
IN ALL sport winning is a habit and, though the personnel will be slightly different, the emphatic manner in which England won the Test series means it will be extremely hard for India to reverse that trend in the one-day series, which starts on M
Thursday 21 August 2014
AUSTRALIA is likely to be aimed at next month’s Irish Champion Stakes after the dual Derby winner underlined his class by claiming the Juddmonte International Stakes at York yesterday.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
BESIKTAS 0 ARSENAL 0
Wednesday 20 August 2014
IF PROOF were ever needed that pre-season results have little bearing once the real business of the Premier League season starts, then Manchester United are surely it.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
MANCHESTER United are set to complete the £16m signing of Argentina defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon, the Portuguese club announced last night.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
BARCELONA claim they convinced Liverpool to accept a knock-down bid of £65m for Luis Suarez – significantly less than the £75m release clause in the Uruguay striker’s Anfield contract.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has admitted he wants to sign Croatia playmaker Niko Kranjcar for a fourth time as he also closes in on deals for striker Eduardo Vargas and Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
CRYSTAL PALACE were last night poised to resolve their managerial situation by appointing former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay as the successor to Tony Pulis.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
TROUBLESHOOTER Ravi Shastri has been drafted in to oversee India’s one-day series with England, which starts at Bristol on Monday, as the tourists bid to halt a dismal run of form.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
TRAILBLAZER Max Verstappen believes he has already navigated the harshest transition of his career as he prepares to become the youngest Formula One driver in history when he debuts during next year’s championship.
Wednesday 20 August 2014
NORWEGIAN footballing prodigy Martin Odegaard has received his first senior international call-up at the age of just 15.
Kell Brook
Tuesday 19 August 2014
What next for Kell "Special K" Brook after his impressive victory over Shaun Porter in California on Saturday night?
Tuesday 19 August 2014
BURNLEY 1 CHELSEA 3
Tuesday 19 August 2014
CRYSTAL PALACE’S turbulent start to the new season continued yesterday after the club were fined by the Premier League following the leaking of team information prior to the vital relegation battle with Cardiff City in April.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
CHAMPIONS League qualification may be worth around £35m per season to Arsenal, but boss Arsene Wenger insists a financial windfall will not be on his mind when the Gunners face Besiktas in tonight’s group stage play-off.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
THE RYDER Cup is less than six weeks away and, more importantly for a handful of European players, there are just two more weeks of competition in which to secure guaranteed qualification.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
ENGLAND cricket chiefs insist the door remains wide open for players to stake a claim for a place in their World Cup plans after the squad for the one-day international series and T20 clash against India was announced yesterday.
Tuesday 19 August 2014
REIGNING US Open champion Rafael Nadal has his sights firmly fixed on a successful return to the court after failing to recover from a hand injury and announcing his withdrawal from Flushing Meadows, which gets underway on Monday.
India cricket team
Monday 18 August 2014
Just how bad were India yesterday?  
Monday 18 August 2014
SKIPPER Alastair Cook issued a public message of thanks to his team-mates for their backing during some dark days after England annihilated India in the fifth Test at the Oval yesterday to wrap up a commanding 3-1 series victory.
Monday 18 August 2014
EUPHORIC captain Katy McLean paid tribute to past players who had narrowly missed out on lifting the trophy after England finally landed the Women’s Rugby World Cup with an efficient 21-9 win over Canada in Paris yesterday.
Monday 18 August 2014
NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 MANCHESTER CITY 2
Monday 18 August 2014
LIVERPOOL 2 SOUTHAMPTON 1 LIVERPOOL striker Daniel Sturridge believes the Reds can improve this season despite losing £75m star Luis Suarez after they started their Premier League campaign with a nervy win over Southampton.
Monday 18 August 2014
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger fears Saturday’s last-gasp win over Crystal Palace could undermine their chances in tomorrow’s Champions League play-off clash with Besiktas.
Monday 18 August 2014
CHELSEA boss Jose Mourinho has urged his side to be more streetwise and find a way to unlock opponents intent on defending in numbers ahead of their Premier League opener with top-flight new boys Burnley at Turf Moor tonight.
Monday 18 August 2014
DOUBLE Olympic champion Mo Farah savoured a return to winning ways after his second gold helped Great Britain to a record tally and top spot in the medal table on a landmark final day of the European Championships.
Monday 18 August 2014
IT IS the nature of our sporting world that football is the rich man from whose table every other sport has to eat the scraps, and so amid all the hoopla in the week of the resumption of the Premier League it has been particularly bad luck for Eng
Monday 18 August 2014
BRITAIN’S Kell Brook is eyeing a showdown with Amir Khan after beating Shawn Porter to become IBF welterweight champion in their title fight in California on Saturday.
Friday 15 August 2014
CRYSTAL PALACE’S preparations for the new season were plunged into turmoil last night after manager Tony Pulis left the club by mutual consent.
Friday 15 August 2014
POLARISATION between English football’s rich and poor is worsening and the problem is being exacerbated by financial fair play (FFP) rules, according to a report published today.

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