Sebastian Vettel - tough week in Melbourne

Australian GP: Five lessons

Valtteri Bottas won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix and we look at five lessons learned from race week in Melbourne.

Valtteri Bottas celebrates after taking the chequered flag

Bottas dominates in Melbourne

Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas pounced past Lewis Hamilton into the first corner as the Finn cantered to the chequered flag to win the Australian Grand Prix.

Valtteri Bottas

Bottas: Bonus point could be key

Championship points handed out for the fastest lap could make a big difference at the end of the season, Australian Grand Prix winner Valtteri Bottas said.

Lando Norris in action

Norris pleased with F1 debut

British rookie Lando Norris could not follow up his impressive qualification with a points finish at his debut Grand Prix in Australia.

Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton on pole after track record

Reigning world champion Lewis Hamilton said it was a "shock" to twice break a track record as he took pole position for the Australian Grand Prix.

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Top 50 managers of all-time (clockwise from top left): Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola, Marcelo Bielsa and Rafa Benitez all included by France Football1

Top 50 football managers ever?

Ferguson second? Well-respected France Football has published a list of the top 50 managers ever. See if you agree with them here.

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Valspar Championship betting tips

Golf expert Ben Coley previews the Valspar Championship, where a couple of old-fashioned golfers can go well on an old-fashioned course.

Tiger Roll wins the Glenfarclas Chase for the second year running3

Tiger given National green light

Tiger Roll is all set to bid for his second successive Randox Health Grand National next month, trainer Gordon Elliott has confirmed.

Today's Racing Tips4

Wednesday's racing preview

Nick Robson makes Scorpion Sid his best bet and he has a tip for every race at all three meetings.

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Cheltenham Festival: Our Verdict

Our racing team reflect on the 2019 Cheltenham Festival and give their views on the star performances, while offering an eyecatcher and 2020 tip.

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Top 50 managers of all-time (clockwise from top left): Sir Alex Ferguson, Pep Guardiola, Marcelo Bielsa and Rafa Benitez all included by France Football1

Top 50 football managers ever?

Ferguson second? Well-respected France Football has published a list of the top 50 managers ever. See if you agree with them here.

Brandt Snedeker2

Valspar Championship betting tips

Golf expert Ben Coley previews the Valspar Championship, where a couple of old-fashioned golfers can go well on an old-fashioned course.

Tiger Roll wins the Glenfarclas Chase for the second year running3

Tiger given National green light

Tiger Roll is all set to bid for his second successive Randox Health Grand National next month, trainer Gordon Elliott has confirmed.

Today's Racing Tips4

Wednesday's racing preview

Nick Robson makes Scorpion Sid his best bet and he has a tip for every race at all three meetings.

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Cheltenham Festival: Our Verdict

Our racing team reflect on the 2019 Cheltenham Festival and give their views on the star performances, while offering an eyecatcher and 2020 tip.

Racing Tips

Today's Racing Tips

Wednesday's racing preview

Nick Robson makes Scorpion Sid his best bet and he has a tip for every race at all three meetings.

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Daily Nap: Family affair

David Ord fancies Jonjo O'Neill junior to team up to good effect with his father on Wednesday - check out his best bet.

Rathvinden is fancied for Grand National glory

Antepost Angle: Spring Double

After 20/1 and 11/1 winners at Cheltenham last week, our long-range racing expert Matt Brocklebank turns his hand to the two major spring handicaps.

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Sporting Life Tipping Record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed in March 2019.

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Saturday's FA Cup preview

It's a big day of FA Cup action on Saturday and Paul Higham fancies goals at Watford and Swansea and a potential upset at Molineux.