Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow happy with top-six role

Jonny Bairstow would be happy to move up the batting order for this winter's Ashes series if Ben Stokes is unavailable.

Steven Mullaney

Notts extend Mullaney deal

Nottinghamshire all-rounder Steven Mullaney has signed a new four-year deal with the club.

AB De Villiers celebrates his century

De Villiers powers Proteas to victory

AB de Villiers returned to the international stage in stunning fashion as he smashed 176 to lead South Africa to a 104-run victory over Bangladesh.

Hasan Ali claimed five wickets for Pakistan

Pakistan seal series victory

Imam-ul-Haq scored a century on debut as Pakistan thrashed Sri Lanka by seven wickets in Abu Dhabi to seal an ODI series win.

Dan Lawrence has signed a new Essex deal

Lawrence signs new Essex deal

Batsman Dan Lawrence has signed a contract extension that will keep him at Essex until the end of the 2019 season.

Racing Tips

Could everything fall into place for Librisa Breeze on Saturday?

Value Bet: Strong Breeze

Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, with Librisa Breeze fancied in the Sprint.

Harry Angel scorches to victory in the July Cup

Catching Pigeons: Heaven sent

Catching Pigeons reckons Harry Angel will prove a class apart at Ascot, while there's a tip for France on Sunday and a Wolverhampton runner to note.

Bateel

Man On The Spot: Pick 7

Man On The Spot previews the Sporting Life Pick 7 races on Saturday, featuring all of British Champions Day at Ascot and a race from Catterick.

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Six Silver Lane
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New Story
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Reckless Lad
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Football Tips

Andy Carroll gets his marching orders at Burnley

Premier League tips: Friday

David John expects West Ham to have learned a recent lesson with a more disciplined effort on Friday against Brighton in the Premier League.

Manchester United can outclass Huddersfield

Weekend Premier League tips

David John has a double from the Chelsea and Manchester United games among his bets from Saturday's Premier League.

Sporting Life Accumulator

Nottingham Forest are in the latest Sporting Life Accumulator, but who joins them in our 11/1 acca?