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Golf – Wallace seeks repeat performance

Matt Wallace hopes he can produce another solid display at this week’s BMW International Open.

The 29-year-old Englishman, who won the tournament last year, has been in good form recently and backed up his joint third-placed spot at the PGA Champions…


Rugby League – Lam: We’re going to have our hands full

Wigan Warriors head coach Adrian Lam is preparing for a tough encounter on Friday against a Huddersfield Giants side that is packed with plenty of size and quality.

Lam has been pleased with his team’s recent improved form which culminated in a hard-…


Cycling – Thomas set to make full recovery

Geraint Thomas is expected to take part in next month’s Tour de France even after he was forced to retire from the Tour de Suisse.

The 33-year-old Welshman, who won last year’s Tour de France and is 9/4 with bet365 to triumph again this time, was inv…


Juan Mata agrees three-year deal to stay at Manchester United

• Spaniard’s contract was set to expire on 30 June• Salary similar but length a step up from one-year offerJuan Mata has reached an agreement on a new contract tieing him to Manchester United for the next three years. The deal will run until the Spania…


Cricket – Roy eyes Lord’s comeback

Jason Roy is hoping to be ready to return to action for England in the World Cup clash with Australia at Lord’s early next week.

A hamstring problem sustained in the win over the West Indies has kept opener Roy out of the match with Afghanistan, whil…


Rugby League – Copper calling for discipline

Warrington Wolves forward Mike Cooper admits his side have to improve their alarming poor discipline heading into the business end of the season.

The Wire, who are 15/8 with bet365 to win the Grand Final, are the second most penalised team in Super L…


Golf – Woodland revels in first major win

Gary Woodland fired a final-round 2-under-par 69 to score a three-shot victory over defending champion Brooks Koepka and win the US Open at Pebble Beach.

Woodland’s 13-under-par total secured his first major title while Koepka, the winner in 2017 and…


Cricket – Morris adapting to Proteas role

Chris Morris says he feels more at home in his role as South Africa attempt to keep their World Cup turnaround on track.

Morris took three for 13 in defeat of Afghanistan in Cardiff on Saturday, a result that means the Proteas, who are 50/1 with bet3…


Lucy Bronze hails a ‘more prepared’ England before showdown with Japan

The defender was ill during her side’s agonising extra-time defeat in the last World Cup but believes they are better equipped to overcome their opponents this timeHeartbreak. Four years ago that is what the Lionesses felt in Canada when they lost to J…


Soccer – Allegri takes a sabbatical

Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed that he will take a year away from the game to recharge his batteries, having ended a five-year spell in charge of Juventus.

Allegri led Juve to five league titles during his tenure, as well as four Coppa Italia suc…


Soccer – Hazard shooting for the top

Eden Hazard says he will try to become the best player in the world, having completed his big-money move from Chelsea to Real Madrid.

The 28-year-old has ended a seven-year spell with the Blues to head to the Santiago Bernabeu, having scored 110 goal…


Golf – Garcia doubts glory chances

Former Masters champion Sergio Garcia is not at all happy with the state of his game, despite opening the US Open with a 2-under par first round 69 at Pebble Beach.

The Spaniard has missed the cut at the last seven Majors and is without a victory for…


Soccer – Bilic handed West Brom job

Slaven Bilic says he didn’t think twice about taking the offer to become manager of West Brom, who are 3/1 with bet365 to be promoted this season, after signing a two-year deal.

The Baggies have been without a permanent boss since the sacking of Dar…


Cricket – England wait on Wood

England seamer Mark Wood will undergo a fitness check on his ankle before Friday’s World Cup clash against the West Indies with Moeen Ali waiting in the wings if he’s ruled out.

The tournament hosts are 1/3 with bet365 to beat the Windies but may ha…


Soccer – City start title defence at West Ham

Manchester City have been handed an opening weekend clash at West Ham in the Premier League following the announcement of the fixtures for the 2019/20 season.

Champions City, who are 4/6 with bet365 to retain their title, will travel to the London St…


Rugby League – Clark hails pack effort ahead of Hull trip

Warrington Wolves hooker Daryl Clark hailed the impact made by the team’s forward pack in the recent win over Catalans Dragons, as the team prepares for their latest test against a desperate Hull KR side.

The Wolves, who are 13/8 with bet365 to win t…


Soccer – Coutinho aiming to improve

Playmaker Philippe Coutinho is determined to improve on what he admits was a below-par first full season with Barcelona.

The 26-year-old Brazil midfielder became a huge signing for Barca in January 2018 when he joined from Liverpool, but he has since…


Soccer – Alli pleased with progress

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli was happy with the way he developed his all-round game during last season.

The 23-year-old netted just seven goals for Spurs last term, having managed double that tally during the 2017/18 season.
However, Alli is conte…


Golf – Thomas fully fit and firing

After missing the USPGA Championship because of a wrist injury, Justin Thomas is ready to hit the US Open all guns blazing at Pebble Beach.

The 26-year-old’s 2019 started with four top ten finishes in five starts and he ticked a career best finish (T…


Talking Horses: Seb Sanders and the case for a shorter title race

If he was a horse, I think we’d be saying Sanders was bottomed out by his extraordinary efforts in 2007It was great to see Seb Sanders pop up on Racing TV on Sunday morning, when he was a feature guest on Luck On Sunday. He has evidently had his troubl…