Sport

Monday 30 June 2014
WORLD No305 Fabrizio Zanotti became the first Paraguayan to win a European Tour title yesterday when he won a four-man play-off at the BMW International Open in Cologne.
Monday 30 June 2014
TEAM Sky’s Pete Kennaugh won a sprint duel with colleague and friend Ben Swift to claim his first British National Road Race Championships title yesterday in Abergavenny.
Monday 30 June 2014
CHAMPION Andy Murray has never had it so easy in the first week at Wimbledon.
Monday 30 June 2014
SPRINTER Dwain Chambers revealed he was considering hanging up his running spikes before storming to an eighth British title – and fifth in a row – in Birmingham yesterday.
Monday 30 June 2014
FRANCE’S Alize Cornet dumped world No1 Serena Williams out of Wimbledon on Saturday and faces an immediate return to the action when she is first on Centre Court today to play Canadian rising star Eugenie Bouchard.
Monday 30 June 2014
FORMER Worcestershire batsman Damian D’Oliveira died yesterday, aged 53, following a two-and-a-half year fight with cancer.
Monday 30 June 2014
SCOTLAND rugby union coach Vern Cotter is adamant his team’s summer tour has been valuable despite being thumped 55-6 by South Africa at the weekend.
Monday 30 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Former Liverpool midfielder Sammy Lee has taken up a coaching role with Southampton, just two days after signing a contract to become Brighton’s assistant manager.
Monday 30 June 2014
SNOOKER: World No3 Neil Robertson won the first ranking event of the new season with a 10-9 victory over Joe Perry in the Wuxi Classic final in China. The 32-year-old recovered from 9-8 down to scoop the £85,000 prize.
Friday 27 June 2014
ADIDAS last night dropped Liverpool striker Luis Suarez from its World Cup marketing campaign after he was handed a four-month ban from all football activity for biting Italian Giorgio Chiellini.
Friday 27 June 2014
FORMER England midfielder Paul Scholes believes manager Roy Hodgson has been given an easy ride considering the team endured their worst World Cup campaign for more than half a century.
Friday 27 June 2014
RUSSIA 1 ALGERIA 1 ALGERIA reached the last 16 for the first time in their history last night, proving the scourge of a Fabio Capello team for the second World Cup in a row.
Friday 27 June 2014
BELGIUM 1 SOUTH KOREA 0 TOTTENHAM defender Jan Vertonghen earned 10-man Belgium their third win in Brazil to end South Korea’s slim hopes of qualification.
Friday 27 June 2014
USA 0 GERMANY 1 USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann hailed a triumph against the odds after guiding his unfancied team into the knockout stage of the World Cup despite defeat to his native Germany last night.
Friday 27 June 2014
PORTUGAL 2 GHANA 1 GHANA coach Kwesi Appiah refused to blame in-fighting after his team missed out on a place in the last 16 and ended their World Cup campaign with another defeat.
Friday 27 June 2014
Del Bosque defends Spain squad
Friday 27 June 2014
BRITISH No1 Heather Watson last night blasted her compatriots who do not take their tennis seriously enough and are dragging down the reputation of the national game.
Friday 27 June 2014
WIMBLEDON champion Andy Murray earned almost an extra day off this week such was the efficient manner of his second-round victory, but the Scot can anticipate a far greater test against old friend Roberto Bautista Agut today.
Friday 27 June 2014
WORLD No1 Rafael Nadal believes he is in a strong position to win his third Wimbledon crown – and first in four years – after overcoming an early wobble against Lukas Rosol on Centre Court yesterday.
Friday 27 June 2014
INDIA suffered an injury scare to batsman Shikhar Dhawan ahead of next month’s Test series with England after he was struck by a delivery during the first day’s play of their tour.
Friday 27 June 2014
Football may well be a team game, but there is no getting away from the fact that several sides have become hugely reliant on the performances of particular individuals at this World Cup.
Friday 27 June 2014
DEBATE will rage on over whether Luis Suarez’s four-month ban from all football, plus nine international games, is a fitting punishment for his latest biting incident, but amid all the madness the biggest losers from this sorry episode are Liverpo
Friday 27 June 2014
MANCHESTER United assistant Ryan Giggs has hailed Ander Herrera as one of Spain’s brightest prospects after the club overcame a last-minute hitch to sign the £29m midfielder from Athletic Bilbao.
Friday 27 June 2014
BRITISH horse racing chiefs have announced tougher measures to prevent a repeat of the doping scandals that embroiled high-profile trainers Mahmood Al Zarooni and Gerard Butler last year.
Friday 27 June 2014
1998: IT IS 16 years since New Zealand won the second Test at Eden Park on England's infamous Tour of Hell when all seven games were lost, including a 76-0 thrashing by Australia.
Friday 27 June 2014
CRICKET: New International Cricket Council chairman Narayanaswami Srinivasan says his “conscience is very clear” after assuming the role.
Friday 27 June 2014
Striker Nicklas Bendtner heads a list of 11 departures from Arsenal, the club announced yesterday.
Friday 27 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: Flanker Adam Ashe has been named in the Scotland team to face South Africa tomorrow in Port Elizabeth, despite having never played for club side Glasgow Warriors.
Friday 27 June 2014
HORSE RACING: Investec Derby one-two Australia and Kingston Hill are set to renew their rivalry again tomorrow having been declared as runners in the Irish Derby.
Friday 27 June 2014
BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEWS THE WORLD CUP SECOND ROUND AND BILL ESDAILE SHARES HIS BEST RACING TIPS
Friday 27 June 2014
ONE OF the great staying races of the calendar, the Northumberland Plate at Newcastle (3.50pm), is the feature tomorrow.
Thursday 26 June 2014
URUGUAYAN football chiefs claim that Luis Suarez did not bite Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini and that allegations against the Liverpool striker are the result of an English, Italian and Brazilian conspiracy.
Thursday 26 June 2014
HONDURAS 0 SWITZERLAND 3 ECUADOR 0 FRANCE 0 BAYERN Munich winger Xherdan Shaqiri shot Switzerland into the World Cup last 16 with a sensational hat-trick as group winners France were held by 10-man Ecuador.
Thursday 26 June 2014
NIGERIA 2 ARGENTINA 3 BOSNIA 3 IRAN 1
Thursday 26 June 2014
HE MIGHT insist that he wants to carry on and fight for his place, but repeated failures with the bat and his inability as a captain to avoid a home Test series defeat to Sri Lanka mean that scrutiny of Alastair Cook’s place in the England team ju
Thursday 26 June 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray was unrepentant over the ruthless manner of his quickest and most convincing win ever at Wimbledon yesterday to reach round three, as top-10 players David Ferrer and Ernests Gulbis bowed out.
Thursday 26 June 2014
Ghana’s $3m cash delivery
Thursday 26 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Premier League champions Manchester City have agreed a £12m deal to sign defensive midfielder Fernando from Porto.
Thursday 26 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Tottenham midfielder Jake Livermore has completed a permanent move to Hull for a club record fee of around £8m.
Thursday 26 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: Wales centre Owen Williams has undergone surgery after suffering a spinal injury. Williams, 22, hurt his cervical vertebrae and spinal cord while playing in a World Club 10s event for Cardiff Blues in Singapore.
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.

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