Smriti Mandhana in action against England

England beaten in World Cup opener

England slumped to a 35-run defeat against India in their first match of the Women's World Cup

Jamie Porter: Starred for England Lions

Porter stars in Lions win

Essex bowler Jamie Porter helped guide England Lions to an emphatic 257-run victory over South Africa A at Canterbury.

Tom Curran

Curran adds pace with winter work

England new boy Tom Curran has revealed how winter work in the gym has given him an edge on the field this summer.

Graham Ford

Ford leaves Sri Lanka role

Graham Ford has stepped down as Sri Lanka's head coach.

Amy Satterthwaite

Women's Cricket World Cup tips

Dave Tickner has 12/1 and 14/1 picks to go with a confident 13/8 wager for the Women's Cricket World Cup.

Racing Tips


Sunday's racing preview

Pontefract stages a fine card to shake off the post-Royal Ascot blues and Chris Wilson has previewed the pick of the action.

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot's daily nap runs at Pontefract on Sunday - check out our man's selection.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

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Football Tips

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.

Italy Under-21s

European U21 Championship tips

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