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Football – Pulisic has great ambitions

Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic says “anything’s possible” in the upcoming campaign, as the Blues look to build on their Champions League success of last season.

Thomas Tuchel did a remarkable job in the second half of last season to guide Chelsea t…


Football – Holding eyes domestic boost

Rob Holding believes that Arsenal’s failure to qualify for Europe may turn out to be a “blessing in disguise” for the north London club.

The Gunners finished eighth in the Premier League last season, missing out on European qualification for the firs…


Rugby League – Woolf pens Saints extension

Kristian Woolf has agreed a deal to stay on as St Helens head coach for the 2022 Super League season.

Saints are the reigning Super League champions and are 15/8 with bet365 to win the Grand Final again this year under Woolf.
The 46-year-old initial…


Leicester reveal plans to increase King Power capacity by 25% to 40,000

Aim is to make stadium Premier League’s 10th-biggestPlan also involves building hotel and residential space Leicester have announced plans to expand the King Power Stadium as part of ambitious designs to improve their home. The FA Cup holders will conf…


Football – Title the target says Jota

Liverpool’s Portuguese forward Diogo Jota says he is more than ready to help Liverpool reclaim their Premier League crown in the upcoming season.

Jurgen Klopp’s men were well off the pace for most of last season as they ended the campaign third, thou…


Rugby Union – Gatland makes tough calls

Warren Gatland believes his British & Irish Lions team are capable of improving after he announced three changes for Saturday’s second Test against South Africa.

The Lions are 10/13 with bet365 to win the match after they took a 1-0 lead in the three…


Rugby League – Saints must cope without Fages

St Helens have suffered a big blow after French half-back Theo Fages was ruled out for the rest of the Super League season due to a broken shoulder.

Kristian Woolf’s men are bidding for a hat-trick of Super League Grand Final victories and can be bac…


USA v Australia: Tokyo Olympics women’s football – live!

Updates from the crunch Group G game in KashimaOlympics day four: follow all the latest action!Any thoughts? Email or tweet @emmavkemp 10.53am BST 90+4 mins The US are getting sick of Australia keeping the ball at the back and Mewis rushes forward to p…


Charlotte Dujardin cruises into Olympic individual dressage final

Dujardin superb aboard major championship debutant GioAdam Peaty into Monday’s 100m breaststroke finalThe defending champion Charlotte Dujardin produced an inspired performance as she cruised into Wednesday’s Olympic individual dressage final. Dujardin…


FSA chief says making proof of vaccination mandatory at football matches could cause ‘chaos’

Making proof of full vaccination mandatory at Premier League matches could cause “chaos” at some clubs, the Football Supporters’ Association has warned.”I think if they’re going to do this with big football crowds they need to have the resources to do …


Ellen White’s flash of subtle brilliance lights up Team GB’s sluggish display | Barney Ronay

Hege Riise’s best finisher, who scored the winner against Japan, has hit top form at exactly the right time at the Tokyo OlympicsFor long periods in Sapporo, as this Group E game between Japan and Team GB meandered and sagged at the edges, Ellen White …


Cricket – Broad bullish on T20 hopes

Veteran paceman Stuart Broad believes England’s brand of “fearless cricket” will see them lift the T20 World Cup later this year.

Eoin Morgan’s 50-over world champions are 10/3 with bet365 to win the T20 equivalent in the UAE and Oman later this year…


Rugby Union – AWJ fit to lead Lions

Veteran Wales forward Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British & Irish Lions in their first Test against world champions South Africa on Saturday.

The Lions are 5/6 with bet365 to seize the initiative in the first of three contests with the Springboks…


Football – Arteta banking on experience

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes adding more experience to his squad could be key to bringing success back to the Emirates.

The Gunners are 50/1 with bet365 to win the Premier League next season and are 9/2 to break into the top four.
Arsenal s…


‘Why can’t we just do the right thing?’ – Marcus Rashford defends charity deals

He says The Spectator set to claim he benefits commercially‘Why has there always got to be a motive?’ asks England forwardMarcus Rashford has defended his off-field partnerships and questioned why footballers “can’t just do the right thing” for charity…


Rugby Union – Biggar expects Springboks battle

Dan Biggar says the British and Irish Lions must compete physically with South Africa in Saturday’s eagerly anticipated first Test in Cape Town.

The Lions are 3/4 with bet365 to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series against the 6/5 Boks, with the…


Darts – MVG looking for better

Michael van Gerwen concedes he needs to play better in the next round of the World Matchplay, having defeated Australian debutant Damon Heta 10-7.

The double Matchplay champion has set up a tie against Ian White in round two on Wednesday and can be b…


Soccer – Benitez upbeat about Digne

Everton boss Rafa Benitez has confirmed defender Lucas Digne is “nearly ready” to make a return from injury ahead of the start of the new Premier League season.

The Toffees are 5/6 with bet365 to beat Southampton in their opening fixture, with a draw…


Cricket – Archer cautious after return

Paceman Jofra Archer says he expects to be fully fit in a month’s time, having made his return from injury for Sussex in the T20 Blast on Sunday.

Archer conceded 20 runs in three wicketless overs in Sussex’s T20 Blast win over Kent and he accepts it …


Football – Guehi excited by Vieira’s Palace direction

Marc Guehi has spoken of his excitement after he signed a five-year deal with Crystal Palace.

Guehi signed for the South London club from Chelsea, where he made two appearances in all competitions.
The 21-year-old had spent the latter half of the 20…