Alastair Cook

County Championship review

A review of the latest round of matches in the Specsavers County Championship with Alastair Cook among the runs for Essex.

Jonny Bairstow behind the stumps

Bairstow: Plenty still to learn

Jonny Bairstow ready to 'learn on the job' about pink ball as rain disrupts trial game at Headingley.

Lasith Malinga

Malinga accepts ban over comments

Lasith Malinga has accepted a suspended one-year ban from the Sri Lanka team after being charged with breaching his contract.

Jake Ball

Ball awaits scan results

England seamer Jake Ball is awaiting the outcome of a scan on his right knee.

Kumar Sangakkara

Yorkshire v Surrey

Match scores and report from day three of Yorkshire's Specsavers County Championship clash with Surrey at Headingley.

Racing Tips

Jim Crowley

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot has had three winners from his last four tips - Thursday's selection goes at Newmarket.

Irish Derby horse-by-horse guide

Check out our guide to Saturday's Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh, featuring Wings Of Eagles and Cracksman.

Thursday's racing preview

Anita Chambers provides a selection for every race on Thursday, with Replenish the pick of her fancies at Newcastle.

Next Race Off
11:35 Vaal
J: Donavan Mansour
J: K De Melo
Fly North
J: J V'd Merwe

Football Tips

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.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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