Jordan Spieth sits five under after an opening 65

Spieth clear Open favourite after 65

Having been tipped at 16/1 pre-tournament, our headline selection Jordan Spieth is clear favourite for the Open after an opening 65.

Jordan Spieth in action at Royal Birkdale

Spieth's proves the best approach

Ben Coley reflects on the meticulous planning behind Jordan Spieth's fast start to the 146th Open Championship.

Global Giant and Fran Berry edge out Tribal Quest

Fran Berry: Global success

Top jockey Fran Berry enjoyed one Global winner at Newmarket's July Festival and is hopeful of another this weekend.

The Open continues on Friday

The Open: Round two betting tips

Ben Coley assesses the state of play after one round of the Open Championship, and provides a three-ball bet for Friday's action.

Philippe Coutinho

Friday's Paper Talk

Barcelona step up Philippe Coutinho pursuit, while Anthony Martial could leave Man United on loan.

Racing Tips

Ornate (l)

Friday's racing preview

A drop in class can help Ornate to sparkle at Newmarket according to Anita Chambers. She has a selection for every race.

Paddy Pilley

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot heads to Haydock for Friday's daily nap who is fancied to take advantage of a declining handicap mark.

Trainer Archie Watson

Knight can shine in Super Sprint

Ian Ogg analyses the last 10 renewals of Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury and picks out the key statistics.

Next Race Off
02:08 Evangeline Downs
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(6)
Hawaiian Chase
J: Donnie Meche
1
(1)
Destinator
J: Gerard Melancon
9
(9)
Lahaina Lad
J: Kerwin Clark

Football Tips

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.

Global Giant and Fran Berry edge out Tribal Quest

Fran Berry: Global success

Top jockey Fran Berry enjoyed one Global winner at Newmarket's July Festival and is hopeful of another this weekend.

Caspian Prince and Marsha

Mike Cattermole: Hail the Prince

Mike Cattermole pays tribute to the brilliance of Harry Angel and Adam Kirby but doesn't forget the durable Caspian Prince.

Mark Stoneman

England: What happens next?

After a dismal defeat at Trent Bridge and an injury for Gary Ballance, England must make changes. Dave Tickner considers the options.

Racing Tips

Ornate (l)

Friday's racing preview

A drop in class can help Ornate to sparkle at Newmarket according to Anita Chambers. She has a selection for every race.

Paddy Pilley

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot heads to Haydock for Friday's daily nap who is fancied to take advantage of a declining handicap mark.

Trainer Archie Watson

Knight can shine in Super Sprint

Ian Ogg analyses the last 10 renewals of Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury and picks out the key statistics.

Next Race Off
02:08 Evangeline Downs
6
(6)
Hawaiian Chase
J: Donnie Meche
1
(1)
Destinator
J: Gerard Melancon
9
(9)
Lahaina Lad
J: Kerwin Clark

Football Tips

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.