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LIVE: The Open

Conditions are improving at Birkdale where there's an English feel to the top of the leaderboard. Follow our live blog.

Ian Poulter

Poulter & Rose set early pace

English pair Ian Poulter and Justin Rose made the early running at the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

Zach Johnson - can be quickly out of the blocks at Birkdale

Open: At-a-glance tips

An at-a-glance view of all of our Ben Coley's Open Championship golf tips for this week's tournament at Royal Birkdale.

Mark O'Meara

O'Meara reflects on nightmare start

Former champion Mark O'Meara admitted his day was "toast" after just one shot as his final Open Championship appearance got off to a nightmare start.

Stuart Manley

Manley makes mark at Open

Welshman Stuart Manley has "horrible git" Craig Bellamy partly to thank for pushing him into golf and a dream Open debut.

Racing Tips

Thursday's racing preview

Daira Prince can reward those who keep the faith at Leicester according to Ashley Iveson. He has a selection for every race.

Jody McGarvey will be on board Le Richebourg

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan's tips

Professional punter and National Hunt expert Murt Khan heads to Killarney for Thursday's best bets.

Charlie Appleby

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is giving another chance to a Charlie Appleby-trained runner who lines up at Doncaster for Thursday's nap.

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Football Tips

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Our best bets

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

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Confederations Cup tips

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