Botham takes over at Durham

Sir Ian Botham has signalled his intention to restore Durham to the pinnacle of county cricket after taking over as chairman.

Livingstone efforts in vain

England Lions made Sri Lanka A sweat over a series-equalling victory in Dambulla, but Liam Livingstone's second century of the match was still not enough for the tourists.

What Happens Next

Our Monday column looking for some ante-post value suggests Scotland could be of interests in one of the markets for the Six Nations.

Roy expects to partner Hales

Jason Roy expects to resume his England opening partnership with record-breaking Alex Hales at the end of this week.

Billings chasing improvement

Sam Billings' hold on his unaccustomed opener's berth for England remains precarious.

Racing Tips

Tuesday's racing tips

Chris Wilson previews Tuesday's racing with the Ian Williams-trained Bamako Du Chatelet backed for victory.

Racing tip of the day

Matt Brocklebank waits for the lucky last at Ayr as he pinpoints the best bet at this afternoon's race meetings.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Next Race Off
16:05 Plumpton
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(0)
Coolking
J: Mr James King
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Saroque
J: Mr H F Nugent

Football Tips

Premier League tips

Our betting preview of Monday night's Premier League clash between Leicester and Liverpool.

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.

Racing Tips

Tuesday's racing tips

Chris Wilson previews Tuesday's racing with the Ian Williams-trained Bamako Du Chatelet backed for victory.

Racing tip of the day

Matt Brocklebank waits for the lucky last at Ayr as he pinpoints the best bet at this afternoon's race meetings.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Next Race Off
16:05 Plumpton
3
(0)
Coolking
J: Mr James King
1
(0)
Saroque
J: Mr H F Nugent

Football Tips

Premier League tips

Our betting preview of Monday night's Premier League clash between Leicester and Liverpool.

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.