England 569-7 dec; India 323-8 Three wickets apiece for Jimmy Anderson and Stuart BroadEngland go into the fourth day of the third Test in a position to set the agenda for the rest of the match. For the third day running they have dominated proceedings, something they have not been able to say for some considerable while. It could become habit-forming.All day the England bowlers niggled awa
I never thought about leaving, says 20-year-old midfielder Roberto Martínez says Barkley is massive part of our squadRoss Barkley claimed he never thought of leaving Everton this summer after signing a new contract he believes reflects the clubs intent to bring trophies and Champions League qualification back to Goodison Park. Continue reading...
Im so very proud of her, says coach Steve Cram Samuel is second in triple jump but Sharman hits hurdleLaura Weightmans lap of honour after winning her first major championship medal took nearly twice as long as the 4min 9sec it took her to take silver in a thrilling womens 1500m and understandably so. She wanted to stop for every autograph, pose for every selfie, to revel in the greatest momen
Sundays road race will be Olympians last ride You have to go some time, says 31-year-oldEmma Pooley, the cyclist who won silver for Great Britain at the Beijing Olympics, will retire from the sport after competing in the road race at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, claiming Glasgow will be the perfect opportunity to bow out on a high.Pooley, 31, who won the world time-trial title in 20
Im not reacting to that kind of stuff, he says of Chelsea coach Van Gaal warns United might struggle for first three monthsLouis van Gaal insists he will not be provoked into a war of words by José Mourinho after the Chelsea manager fired the first shots of the season by criticising Luke Shaws wage demands.The Portuguese had claimed the left-back could have joined Chelsea but his reported s
*Victories for Australia in pool and shooting range*England favourites to top medal tableEngland spoiled Australias bid for a clean sweep of the swimming relays when they won the mens 4x100m medley to close the swimming program on Tuesday and set themselves up to top the Commonwealth medals table for the first time since the 1986 Edinburgh Games.With the Games halfway through, Australia
Gemili celebrates 100m with a protein shake and ice bath Sprinter is fully focused on 200m European championship gloryUsain Bolt likes to celebrate his medals with grease and a little groove but not for Adam Gemili the temptations of fried chicken or a night out, even after his first ever major championship medal. A protein shake and an ice bath, thats how I celebrated, said Gemili, returning
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There is more than enough hate to go around when the team from the capital take on their Harbour City rivals, writes Matt ClearyAnd so to the mighty stadium _Allianz_, a name you have to write in _italics_ and pronounce like youre a member of the French Resistance, as in Bonjour, put your ands up, I am a partisan member of zee _allianz_. The Australian way of saying it would be like alliance,
Ive learned from past as I start blacking out when nervous Dan Wallace celebrates in a kilt after winning 200m medleyPerhaps there is something in the Plymouth water. There lies the home of two swimmers who could rule the pool for many years to come, with Englands Ben Proud the latest to emerge from an impressive south-coast stable and ensure Tollcrosss last night of the Games was a memorable
Day six at the Games will be remembered for England, Scotland and Wales efforts in the gymnastics 10.01pm BST Thats all from me today. Thanks for all the tweets, emails and comments. Speak soon. Bye! 10.00pm BST Its a slow start as the Kenyans lurk behind the leaders. The first lap is pretty pedestrian, pretty ordinary, pretty slow. On the second, the Kenyans move to the front thoug
England dominated Commonwealth Games mens competition, while Scotland and Wales won their first ever team medalsClick here to see more of Tom Jenkins pictures from the team gymnastics finalsSoon after declaring that England and Scotland had won the mens gold and silver team medals, the announcer at the gymnastics was forced to recant. There were actually still some teams left to compete ev
The England spinner is being shown more respect on the field but a replacement may be needed at Old Trafford for Ian BellMoeen Ali bowled in a long-sleeved shirt buttoned at the wrist. It might seem outlandish that just before entering the arena he had been required to roll up his sleeves just to reassure some ICC official that there were not any regulation-busting wristbands on his arm but in
He told us to express ourselves and it shone through Ian Bell faces fitness test after injuring thumbStuart Broad credited the coach, Peter Moores, for instilling a more aggressive approach into the team which leaves England in their strongest position for some time to press for a first victory in 11 Tests, but he suggested the smiles with which he and Jimmy Anderson greeted their three wicket
Rousing applause for Strictly Come Dancing winner, who has returned to top in gymnastics a year after considering retirementThe last time Louis Smith heard a cheer this loud he was holding Flavia Cacace above his head while wearing only a pair of extremely tight trousers.Eighteen months after winning Strictly Come Dancing and a year after suggesting he had retired from gymnastics, Smith was
Director of rugby dismissed at end of last season Gloucester finished ninth after defeat on final dayNigel Davies, who was sacked as Gloucesters director of rugby at the end of last season, is considering moving into the administrative side of the game to help restore core values he fears are being eroded.Davies, who was head-hunted by Gloucester from the Scarlets having been part of Waless
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India ended day three on 323-8, still 246 runs behind, with James Anderson in outstanding form*Full scoreboard from the Rose Bowl 6.39pm BST A pretty good day for England, helped by some superlative bowling from Anderson, hindered by some abject bowling from Jordan, and helped by a couple of very poor shots from Sharma and Rahane to meekly surrender their wickets for no obvious reason.
Mondays ruling effectively ends Sterlings tenure as owner of the Clippers and means the NBA can breathe a huge sigh of reliefThe NBA has probably not heard the last from Donald Sterling. He has, after all, threatened to sue the league until the day he dies, but his reign as the worst owner in US sports may have finally, mercifully, ended. On Monday in LA, Judge Michael Levanas determined that
Lawyers for Formula One boss say he is willing to pay 25m to bank whose former employee he is accused of having bribedLawyers for the Formula One boss, Bernie Ecclestone, are in talks with German prosecutors about a possible settlement in his bribery trial, Munich's regional court said on Tuesday.Ecclestone's trial began in April over allegations he bribed a former German banker as part of t
Track irrigated as ground continues to quicken at Sussex track Paul Hanagan has heavy fall as White Nile slips on bendRacegoers will flock here for day two of the Glorious meeting on Wednesday anticipating a thrilling clash between the top-class talents Kingman and Toronado in the Sussex Stakes, but there are significant fears that the sun-baked ground may cause the John Gosden-trained Kingman
Champion hit first and second hurdle and failed to finish Devastated athlete hints at calling time on his careerAndy Turner was left devastated and ready to call time on his career after crashing out in the 110m hurdles heats at the Commonwealth Games at Hampden Park. The 2010 Commonwealth champion, and Englands athletics team captain, struck the first and second hurdle and was unable to finis
Principal will use F1s summer break to regalvanise set-up Everyone in team called on to make us winners againThe Ferrari team principal, Marco Mattiacci, has demanded no one in his team shuts down mentally during Formula Ones summer break.Under the regulations, all teams are required to close their factories for two weeks, during which no work is undertaken on the cars. Continue reading...
Prop will end 12-year playing career at close of season Raleigh: it has been a dream come true to play the sport I loveThe Wakefield Trinity forward Andy Raleigh has announced his decision to bring his 12-year career to an end. The 33-year-old former Sheffield Eagles, Hull KR and Huddersfield prop will hang up his boots at the end of the season.It has been a dream come true to be able to pl
Father of Juventus striker was held in Buenos Aires Segundo Tevez unharmed after eight-hour captureThe lawyer for Carlos Tevez says the father of the Argentina and Juventus star was kidnapped on Tuesday, but was released eight hours later and appeared to be physically unharmed.Gustavo Galasso said the forwards father is in good shape as he announced the news about Segundo Tevez to reporters
The Mark Johnston-trained Maid In Rio can follow up her easy Ascot win at Glorious GoodwoodGoodwood1.55 Maid In Rio (nap) 2.30 Red Galileo 3.05 Kingman 3.40 Highland Reel 4.15 Hundi 4.50 Auction 5.25 Little Shambles (nb) Continue reading...
*LA Galaxy win battle of the all stars in Seattle*Jay DeMerit's retirement leaves a gap in Vancouver*Matt Besler sent off in Sporting KC's win over TorontoSeattle Sounders top the MLS standings and have also contributed most players to next weeks all-star line-up, but it was perhaps the least heralded of those players who was most decisive in their encounter with LA Galaxy on Monday night
Sporting body agrees to standardise how colleges treat players with head injuries and allow for athletes to seek compensationThe NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70m fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.College spor
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