Sport

Monday 24 February 2014
CYCLING: British rider Chris Froome retained his Tour of Oman title yesterday, with a winning margin of 26 seconds.
Monday 24 February 2014
TENNIS: World No1 Rafael Nadal beat Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov in two sets, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3), to win the Rio Open last night, just four weeks after the Spaniard lost the Australian Open final to Stanislas Wawrinka.
Friday 21 February 2014
BRITISH skip Eve Muirhead hailed the character of her curling rink to win the bronze medal yesterday that makes Sochi 2014 Team GB’s best Winter Olympics for 90 years.
Friday 21 February 2014
TOTTENHAM’S 100 per cent record in this season’s Europa League campaign came to an abrupt halt with a 1-0 defeat to FC Dnipro in last night’s last-32 first leg.
Friday 21 February 2014
SINCE narrowly losing our Six Nations opener in France, our focus has been on emulating Wales, who recovered last year to win the title.
Friday 21 February 2014
ENGLAND coach Stuart Lancaster has played down concerns about prop David Wilson’s lack of match practice for tomorrow’s pivotal Six Nations fixture against unbeaten Ireland at Twickenham.
Friday 21 February 2014
NEW Fulham manager Felix Magath is “sure” his team will avoid Premier League relegation this term and has targeted six wins from their final 12 games to achieve that goal.
Friday 21 February 2014
FOOTBALL: European governing body Uefa have begun an investigation into Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini’s comments questioning the referee’s impartiality in Tuesday’s Champions League loss to Barcelona.
Friday 21 February 2014
RUGBY UNION: World Cup winner Martin Corry leads an England Legends team against Ireland Legends tonight at the Twickenham Stoop. Tickets, from £10, are available on the gate.
Friday 21 February 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS BETBRIGHT CHASE DAY AT KEMPTON PARK
Friday 21 February 2014
FOR the last five years Quevega has been the Irish banker at Cheltenham.
Friday 21 February 2014
HARRY MADLEY AND BEN CLEMINSON PREVIEW THE WEEKEND’S SIX NATIONS AND PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Friday 21 February 2014
PLUNDERING points from former employers is this weekend’s aim for Tim Sherwood and Chris Hughton.
Thursday 20 February 2014
AT EMIRATES STADIUM ARSENAL 0 vs BAYERN MUNICH 2
Thursday 20 February 2014
WHEN Arsene Wenger woke up this morning I hope he was thinking about the Premier League rather than the Champions League. Because it’s time for him to change his priorities this season. Arsenal are not going to come back and win in Munich.
Thursday 20 February 2014
TOTTENHAM have bowed to supporter pressure and announced a crackdown to “prevent and prohibit” the practice of ticket “flipping” which currently occurs on exchange website StubHub.
Thursday 20 February 2014
TRIUMPHANT British skip David Murdoch is targeting a history-making gold medal in tomorrow’s curling final with reigning Olympic champions Canada.
Thursday 20 February 2014
FOOTBALL: In-form Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has not travelled to Ukraine for tonight’s Europa League last-32 first leg tie with Dnipro. Hugo Lloris, Kyle Walker, Younes Kaboul and Aaron Lennon have also been left at home.
Thursday 20 February 2014
GOLF: English trio Luke Donald, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter suffered first round exits at the WGC World Match Play yesterday. But former world No1 Rory McIlroy beat Boo Weekley and will meet Westwood’s conqueror Harris English.
Thursday 20 February 2014
LAST year’s visit to Ballydoyle remains one of the highlights of my journalistic career, but yesterday’s return to the Emerald Isle may just have shaded it when it comes to my racing bucket list.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
MANCHESTER CITY 0 vs FC BARCELONA 2
Wednesday 19 February 2014
A SMILE was back on the face of speed skater Elise Christie yesterday after she put a testing week in Sochi behind her to qualify for Friday’s 1,000m quarter-final.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
ENGLAND coach Stuart Lancaster has backed George Ford to handle the step up to Test level after handing the young Bath fly-half his Test debut on Saturday against Ireland.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
LONDON Welsh have taken a major stride towards relocating to Witney after plans for a 10,000-seater stadium were approved by West Oxfordshire councillors.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
IT’S a collision between two of the most cerebral coaches in world football: Arsene Wenger’s aesthetes-to-a-fault Arsenal hosting the Champions League holders, Pep Guardiola’s perfection-turned-up-to-11 Bayern Munich.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
BAYERN Munich winger Arjen Robben believes Arsenal are sufficiently equipped to finally end their nine-year trophy drought this season.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
BRITISH sprinter James Dasaolu hopes the hamstring injury which has ruled him out of next month’s World Indoor Championships will not hamper his outdoor season.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
RUGBY UNION: Scotland head coach Scott Johnson has made three changes for Saturday’s Six Nations visit to Italy.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
FOOTBALL: World governing body Fifa confirmed yesterday that Curitiba will remain a host city for this summer’s World Cup in Brazil, despite concerns over delays to stadium construction.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
CRICKET: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum hit 302 in a drawn second Test with India in Wellington.
Wednesday 19 February 2014
FOOTBALL: Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain toppled Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 in the first leg of the last-16 Champions League tie in Germany. Blaise Matuidi and Yohan Cabaye were also on target.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
MANCHESTER City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed rivals Manchester United as a realistic threat, claiming his team have become the only club in the city.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
ENGLAND coach Stuart Lancaster has warned rugby league star Sam Burgess that he faces an uphill battle to break into his squad for next year’s World Cup.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
BRITISH skip David Murdoch knows his rink have been handed a lifeline to reach the curling semi-finals and has vowed not to waste it in today’s tiebreaker with Norway.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
FULHAM sacked technical director Alan Curbishley and assistant head coach Ray Wilkins yesterday, following the arrival of manager Felix Magath.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
I LOVE match play golf and I believe crowds really enjoy it too, so I’m looking forward to tomorrow’s WGC Match Play Championship in Arizona. It’s a totally different contest to stroke play and you really get to see the guts of a competitor.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson insists the heat in Manaus is not a cause for concern, following yesterday’s visit to the city which will host their World Cup opener with Italy on 14 June.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
GOLF: Former world No1 Rory McIlroy has been drawn to face America’s Boo Weekley in the first round of the WGC Match Play in Arizona tomorrow.
Tuesday 18 February 2014
FOOTBALL: Hull striker Yannick Sagbo struck an 85th-minute equaliser at Brighton last night to cancel out Leonardo Ulloa’s first-half opener and earn an FA Cup fifth round replay.
Monday 17 February 2014
AT EMIRATES STADIUM ARSENAL 2 vs LIVERPOOL 1
Monday 17 February 2014
LONDON Irish director of rugby Brian Smith believes his side’s 23-20 victory at London Wasps was even better than last week’s triumph at Saracens as the Exiles recorded back-to-back away wins in Aviva Premiership Rugby for the first time since 201
Monday 17 February 2014
EVERTON 3 vs SWANSEA CITY 1 EVERTON boss Roberto Martinez praised striker Steven Naismith last night after the Scot’s FA Cup heroics were cut short by concussion.
Monday 17 February 2014
ENGLAND striker Wayne Rooney is expected to sign a new contract this week that is likely to keep him at Manchester United for the rest of his career.
Monday 17 February 2014
HEAVYWEIGHT Tyson Fury has stoked the flames ahead of a likely bout with European champion Dereck Chisora later this year, branding his British rival “useless” and “a bum”.
Monday 17 February 2014
ENGLAND’S Six Nations hopes took a significant knock last night after tight-head prop Dan Cole was ruled out of the rest of the tournament.
Monday 17 February 2014
HAD Sir Tom Finney lived to see the weekend’s football, you wonder what he’d have made of it.
Monday 17 February 2014
ARSENAL face another tie against top-half Premier League opposition in their bid to get to Wembley this season, having drawn a home match versus Everton in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Monday 17 February 2014
BRITISH skip David Murdoch has called on his team-mates to hold their nerve and seal a place in the curling semi-finals with victory in today’s last round-robin match against China.
Monday 17 February 2014
A LAST-GASP brace from Sheffield United striker Chris Porter dumped Nottingham Forest out of the FA Cup 3-1 yesterday and set up a potential Steel City derby in the quarter-final.
Monday 17 February 2014
TEENAGE halfpipe skier Rowan Cheshire spent last night in hospital after suffering concussion in a heavy fall during training at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Team GB confirmed.

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