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Horse Racing – Mulrennan takes a philosophical approach

Paul Mulrennan admits he is disappointed to have missed out on riding Mabs Cross in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York on Friday.

The veteran French rider Gerald Mosse has been given the ride instead after guiding the Michael Dods-trained mare to Group One…


Soccer – Nuno hails dynamic Wolves

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo has urged his team to continue to play with the tempo they produced in the second half of Monday’s 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

Wolves trailed at half time after producing an insipid first-half display at Molineux …


Cricket – Smith ruled out of third Test

Australia’s hopes of winning the third Test against England at Headingley have suffered a setback after it was confirmed that Steve Smith will miss the match.

The 30-year-old has made scores of 142, 144 and 92 in his three innings so far in the Ashes…


Soccer – Coutinho aiming to drive Bayern

Philippe Coutinho is determined to help Bayern Munich win more silverware, having finally completed his season-long loan move from Barcelona.

The 27-year-old Brazil international forward has left the Nou Camp after just over 18 months with Barca, wit…


Cricket – Archer effect boosts Root

England skipper Joe Root believes the performance of Jofra Archer has given his side a much-needed boost heading into the third Ashes Test against Australia.

Debutant fast bowler Archer took five wickets in the match as the second Test at Lord’s ende…


Tennis – Medvedev takes third opportunity

Russian Daniil Medvedev is clearly a man in form with the US Open just around the corner, having claimed his first Masters 1000 title at the Cincinnati Masters.

The 23-year-old defeated Belgian David Goffin 7-6 6-4 to take the title, avoiding what wo…


Wallabies lack wet weather strategy to upset All Blacks | Bret Harris

The Australian squad that performed so well in Perth was ill-suited to rainy AucklandWallabies coach Michael Cheika gave his side every chance to regain the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday night. He stuck with the team that upset the…


Tennis – Williams set for US Open fitness race

Serena Williams could be facing a race to be fit for the US Open after withdrawing from the Cincinnati Masters because of a recurring back injury.

The 37-year-old former world number one made the decision not to play her first round tie against Zarin…


Golf – Medinah memories to spur on McIlroy

Rory McIlroy is looking to use his memories of helping Europe win the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah when he returns for this week’s BMW Championship in Illinois.

The former world number one won three points out of five in the bienniel event which is best…


Soccer – Lennon demands Europa place

Neil Lennon has urged his Celtic side to qualify for the Europa League group stages after they crashed out of the Champions League against CFR Cluj on Tuesday

The Scottish champions secured a 1-1 third qualifying round first-leg draw in Romania a wee…


Soccer – Gbamin vows to improve

Ivory Coast international Jean-Philippe Gbamin admits he needs to work on his fitness after making his Everton debut at the weekend.

The 23-year-old midfielder, who moved to Goodison Park from Mainz earlier this month, came on as a substitute for the…


Soccer – Lampard desperate to lift silverware

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is determined to beat last season’s Champions League winners Liverpool in the Super Cup on Wednesday.

During his playing days with the Blues, Lampard was a losing finalist in the competition in 2012 and 2103.
“We need t…


Cricket – Archer aims to make Langer eat his words

Jofra Archer has laughed off the suggestion from Australia’s head coach Justin Langer that he does not have the stamina to play in a five-day Test.

The 24-year-old, who was one of England’s stars in their recent World Cup triumph, missed the first As…


Soccer – Solskjaer keeping troops grounded

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is adamant he won’t let his players get carried away following their 4-0 thrashing of Chelsea on Sunday.

The Red Devils got their Premier League campaign off to a flying start with Marcus Rashford bagging a…


Rugby League – Week by week the key for Rhinos boss Agar

Leeds Rhinos interim head coach Richard Agar insists he’ll continue to take the race for survival one week at a time following Friday’s win against Catalans Dragons.

The Rhinos moved a step closer to securing their Super League status with a comprehe…


Wallabies v All Blacks: Bledisloe Cup – Rugby Championship 2019 – live!

Updates from Australia’s clash with New Zealand in PerthAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 11.42am BST So! Your thoughts on that opening stanza? The talking point will of course be the sending off. To the letter of the law, it’s possibly the corre…


Golf – McIlroy pleased with Northern Trust start

Rory McIlroy was relatively pleased with his start to The Northern Trust after a first round six-under-par 65 left him sitting in a tie for fifth place.

The Northern Irishman recovered from a bogey at his first hole of the round at the 10th by pickin…


Soccer – Gundogan eyes more success at City

Ilkay Gundogan is looking to help Manchester City win more silverware after signing a new four-year deal to keep him at the Etihad Stadium until 2023.

The Germany international midfielder had been linked with a possible move away from the Citizens af…


Serena Williams faces Naomi Osaka for first time since the US Open

Williams to play Osaka in Rogers Cup quarter-finalsUS Open final was overshadowed by Williams’ row with umpireSerena Williams and Naomi Osaka will play each other on Friday for the first time since the American’s infamous row with an umpire overshadowe…


Man arrested over racist tweet about Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah

Merseyside police say man being questioned on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offenceA man has been arrested after a racist tweet was posted about Liverpool football player Mohamed Salah.Merseyside police said a 32-year-old man was arrest…