Refreshed Proteas out for revenge

South Africa are determined to put the pressure back on England after losing the first ODI at Headingley.

Fitness boost for Ben Stokes

All-rounder Ben Stokes has been passed fit to play for England in the second ODI against South Africa on Saturday.

Taylor 'comfortable' to return

Sarah Taylor describes herself as "incredibly comfortable" back in England's World Cup squad.

Derbyshire v Leicestershire

Match scores and report from Derbyshire's Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire.

ICC committee backs Olympic bid

An ICC committee has backed a Test Championship and a move to secure cricket's spot in the 2024 Olympics.

Racing Tips

Simon Holt: Mop up with Washington

Simon Holt is backing Washington DC to deliver the goods in the Temple Stakes at Haydock - he's got three Saturday selections.

Saturday's racing preview

Chris Wilson previews a busy Saturday of racing with a selection in every race and Washington DC fancied in the Haydock feature.

Catching Pigeons: Dal on the menu

Get the latest gossip and weekend selections in the latest instalment of our popular Catching Pigeons column.

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Football Tips

FA Cup final betting tips

Ben Coley believes the best way to bet on the FA Cup final is to keep things simple and side with the favourites.

League Two play-off final tips

Nick Hext bids to make it six winning EFL play-off tips in a row in Sunday's Sky Bet League Two final at Wembley.

Championship play-off final tips

Our in-form EFL expert Nick Hext is backing Reading to get the better of Huddersfield in Monday's Sky Bet Championship play-off final.