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Monday 09 June 2014
ATHLETICS: Sprinter Chijindu Ujah ran the third fastest time ever by a British male over 100m yesterday, clocking 9.96 seconds at the FBK Games in Holland.
Monday 09 June 2014
HORSE RACING: Investec Derby winner Australia is being prepared to run at the Irish Derby on 28 June, following Saturday’s victory.
Monday 09 June 2014
DIVING: Teenagers Alicia Blagg and Matthew Dixon won gold medals on the final day of the British Diving Championships in Sheffield.
Monday 09 June 2014
HOCKEY: England’s women continued their disastrous World Cup campaign with a fourth straight defeat, this time succumbing 2-1 to Argentina, conceding in the final play of the match.
Saturday 07 June 2014
But Orchestra not Australia could seal historic Derby treble
Saturday 07 June 2014
A CORAL customer from London is in for an exciting, if a little anxious, afternoon when hot favourite Australia lines up in the Investec Derby. A win for the Aidan O’Brien-trained colt will land him just under £500,000.
Saturday 07 June 2014
RUPERT TREVELYAN EPSOM MANAGING DIRECTOR
Saturday 07 June 2014
WELCOME to today’s special Saturday edition to celebrate one of the greatest and most exciting sporting events of the year. Here at City A.M., we are truly passionate about the Investec Derby as well as horse-racing in general.
Saturday 07 June 2014
RAYMOND VAN NIEKERK HEAD OF GLOBAL MARKETING, INVESTEC
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 1 1.35pm Investec Out Of The Ordinary Handicap
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 2 2.05pm Investec Woodcote Stakes
Saturday 07 June 2014
Kieren Fallon talks to Geoff Lester about his chances of landing a fourth Investec Derby with True Story
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 3 2.40pm Investec Coronation Cup
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 4 3.15pm Investec Specialist Bank Dash
Saturday 07 June 2014
The old expression ‘horses for courses’ is never more appropriate when it comes to betting at Epsom, with its unique hills, undulations, and cambers.
Saturday 07 June 2014
Bill Esdaile speaks to Tattersalls’ Jimmy George about how to sell the best horses in the world
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 6 4.50pm Investec Zebra Stakes FAVOURITES have a terrible record in the Investec Zebra Stakes with just one obliging in the last 10 years. Today’s renewal looks as tricky as ever.
Saturday 07 June 2014
RACE 7 5.25pm Voyage By Investec Stakes
Saturday 07 June 2014
TRAINER John Gosden believes Taghrooda “can handle anything” after the filly earned him a first victory in the Oaks and a maiden Classic triumph for former champion jockey Paul Hanagan at Epsom yesterday.
Saturday 07 June 2014
FORMER Tour de France winner Sir Bradley Wiggins has conceded that he will have to leave Team Sky if he ever wants to ride in cycling’s most famous race again.
Saturday 07 June 2014
ENGLAND coach Andy Farrell insists he can see the funny side after firstchoice scrum-half Danny Care was ruled out of today’s first Test in New Zealand with a freak injury.
Saturday 07 June 2014
ENGLAND vice-captain Frank Lampard admits he sees parallels between Everton youngster Ross Barkley, 20, and the teenage Wayne Rooney who terrorised Euro 2004.
Saturday 07 June 2014
BRITAIN’S Andy Murray is looking forward to returning to his more favoured surface of grass after yesterday’s bludgeoning by Rafael Nadal in the French Open semi-final ended his clay court season.
Saturday 07 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Celtic have named Norwegian Ronny Deila as their new manager on a rolling 12-month contract. The 38-year-old joins the Scottish champions from Stromsgodset, who he guided to the league title last season in his homeland.
Saturday 07 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Newcastle have signed 20-year-old Spanish striker Ayoze Perez from Tenerife. Perez, the Magpies’ first summer business, plundered 16 goals from 34 games in the country’s second tier last term.
Saturday 07 June 2014
CRICKET: Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy has been ruled out for a month with a torn bicep muscle. Yardy suffered the injury bowling in last week’s T20 Blast match against Glamorgan.
Friday 06 June 2014
ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson was last night sweating on the fitness of midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain with scans on a knee injury showing medial ligament damage.
Friday 06 June 2014
ENGLAND selector James Whitaker has backed Middlesex batsman Sam Robson to make the Test opener’s position his own when he makes his bow against Sri Lanka in the familiar surrounds of Lord’s next week.
Friday 06 June 2014
SHOULD Britain’s Andy Murray beat world No1 Rafael Nadal in today’s French Open semi-final it will represent an achievement that arguably surpasses even last year’s historic Wimbledon success.
Friday 06 June 2014
IF THERE is any chance of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain playing at this World Cup then Roy Hodgson has to keep him in the England squad and resist calls to summon a replacement.
Friday 06 June 2014
SIXTEEN runners are set to contest tomorrow’s Investec Derby after the Sir Michael Stoute-trained Snow Sky was withdrawn yesterday, on the eve of the Epsom meeting.
Friday 06 June 2014
ENGLAND go into tomorrow’s first Test in New Zealand as the most improved team in world rugby of the last 18 months, according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Friday 06 June 2014
1986: ENGLAND’S World Cup was in tatters after a 0-0 draw with Morocco in Mexico, which saw skipper Bryan Robson (above) dislocate a shoulder and Ray Wilkins sent off.
Friday 06 June 2014
FORMER world No1 Maria Sharapova feels fortunate to be in tomorrow’s French Open final, after battling from a set down to beat Canadian prodigy Eugenie Bouchard.
Friday 06 June 2014
FOOTBALL: England striker Wayne Rooney has shrugged off criticism from former Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes, who has questioned his place in the team ahead of the World Cup. Rooney said: “I’m not interested. I’m not going to react.
Friday 06 June 2014
FORMULA ONE: Double world champion Fernando Alonso believes Ferrari can close the gap on runaway leaders Mercedes at this weekend’s Canadian Grand Prix. Alonso said: “We’ve performed well the last four years here.
Friday 06 June 2014
FOOTBALL: Premier League runners-up Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Bayer Leverkusen central midfielder Emre Can. The 20-year-old, who joined Leverkusen from Bayern Munich last summer, has a £10m release clause.
Friday 06 June 2014
ATHLETICS: England heptathlete Louise Hazel will not defend her Commonwealth title in Glasgow this summer after illness disrupted her training plan.
Friday 06 June 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TODAY’S INVESTEC OAKS
Friday 06 June 2014
BILL ESDAILE PREVIEWS TODAY’S OTHER RACES AND LOOKS AHEAD TO TOMORROW’S INVESTEC DERBY MUCH talk in the lead-up to the Investec Derby Festival is about the uniqueness of Epsom and it’s not a point to be underestimated.
Friday 06 June 2014
THE 235th running of the Investec Derby at Epsom is a puzzle that I am struggling to solve at the time of writing. Alarming weather predictions mean none of us really know what state the ground will be in come 4.00pm tomorrow.
Thursday 05 June 2014
ECUADOR 2 ENGLAND 2 ENGLAND manager Roy Hodgson fears midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could miss the World Cup with suspected knee ligament damage suffered in last night’s friendly draw in Miami.
Thursday 05 June 2014
BRITISH No1 Andy Murray insists equalling his best run at the French Open is no cause for celebration with eyes firmly on a place in Sunday’s final for the first time.
Thursday 05 June 2014
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook clearly felt that Sri Lanka bowler Sachithra Senanayake’s stumping of Jos Buttler in Tuesday’s one-day series decider amounted to skulduggery, but I disagree.
Thursday 05 June 2014
SPAIN striker Diego Costa is poised to complete his long-anticipated £32m transfer to Chelsea after successfully undergoing medical tests yesterday.
Thursday 05 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: England have recalled London Wasps flanker James Haskell for Saturday’s first Test against New Zealand. Haskell won the last of his 50 caps against Wales in March 2013.
Thursday 05 June 2014
RUGBY UNION: London Welsh sealed their immediate return to the Aviva Premiership last night with a 21-20 win against Bristol in their Championship final second-leg, completing a 48-28 aggregate win.
Wednesday 04 June 2014
The world's greatest flat race - The Investec Derby 2014 - is almost here.   How does it feel to have the winner of this great Epsom race? What kind of horse does it take?  
Wednesday 04 June 2014
ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook was at loggerheads with Sri Lanka counterpart Angelo Matthews last night, following the manner of Jos Buttler’s dismissal at Edgbaston that proved pivotal in landing the tourists a six-wicket win and the one-day inter

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