Ireland, Afghanistan get Test status

Ireland and Afghanistan have attained Test status after they were granted full membership by the ICC.

Simon Harmer

Specsavers County Championship review

A round-up of Thursday's action in the Specsavers County Championship, including the scores and match reports.

Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow relaxed over selection

Jonny Bairstow believes growing into a man has allowed him to accept that he may not always have a place in the England side.

Ben Foakes

Lions stun South Africa A

England Lions stunned South Africa A with a late burst of six wickets in 16 overs on the second day of their clash at Canterbury.

James Anderson

Lancashire v Hampshire

Match scores and day-by-day reports from Lancashire's Specsavers County Championship victory over Hampshire at Old Trafford.

Racing Tips


Value Bet: Make it Misti

Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets on day four of Royal Ascot and he has two selections on Coronation Stakes day.

Simon Holt: It's Crystal clear

Top commentator Simon Holt believes a plan can come together in the King Edward VII Stakes on Friday for Sir Michael Stoute.

Friday's Sporting Life Price Boost

Royal Ascot: Money back & more!

Man On The Spot marks your card for day four of Royal Ascot while we highlight Sky Bet’s top offers.

Next Race Off
23:25 Evangeline Downs
Enough Bling
J: Timothy Thornton
Freak Nasty Flyer
J: Gerard Melancon

Football Tips

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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

Italy Under-21s

European U21 Championship tips

Our football expert Nick Hext is backing Italy and Sweden at the European Under-21 Championship.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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