Defoe could leave on free

Jermain Defoe could leave Sunderland for nothing this summer if the club do not retain their Premier League status.

Stewart's Grand designs

Owner Andy Stewart knows a Grand National winner when he sees one - and hopes Saphir Du Rheu might be the latest.

Sanchez happy in London

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez insists he is happy in London but wants to play in a team with a "winning mentality".

Thursday's Paper Talk

Thursday's Paper Talk contains a report that Huddersfield boss David Wagner is a contender to take charge of West Ham.

Shell Houston Open tips

Ben Coley previews the Shell Houston Open, where Phil Mickelson is expected to contend.

Racing Tips

Thursday racing preview

Chris Wilson says Cigarisi is the pick at Taunton on Thursday - he has a selection in every race.

Grand National fact files

We begin our Randox Health Grand National fact files with 10 contenders including favourite Vieux Lion Rouge.

Our best bets

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

Next Race Off
10:20 Turffontein
4
(5)
Emperor's Fantasy
J: J V'd Merwe
9
(2)
Sandalwood
J: Jarryd Penny
8
(9)
Rosie Bubbles
J: Lance Pagel

Football Tips

International friendly tips

We look ahead to Tuesday's international football action including Republic of Ireland's match against Iceland.

Our best bets

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

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Cattermole: Cleary's legacy

Top racing broadcaster Mike Cattermole reflects upon some interesting news and the racing legacy left by Eamon Cleary.

Oli Bell's Diary: Flat out

Dressed in suitable attire, Oli Bell provides horses, trainers and jockeys to follow on the Flat this season.

Tickner: England ticking boxes

In his latest column, Dave Tickner looks at England's latest routine Wembley exercise in qualification box-ticking.

Racing Tips

Thursday racing preview

Chris Wilson says Cigarisi is the pick at Taunton on Thursday - he has a selection in every race.

Grand National fact files

We begin our Randox Health Grand National fact files with 10 contenders including favourite Vieux Lion Rouge.

Our best bets

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

Next Race Off
10:20 Turffontein
4
(5)
Emperor's Fantasy
J: J V'd Merwe
9
(2)
Sandalwood
J: Jarryd Penny
8
(9)
Rosie Bubbles
J: Lance Pagel

Football Tips

International friendly tips

We look ahead to Tuesday's international football action including Republic of Ireland's match against Iceland.

Our best bets

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

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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