Rugby World Cup
Japan launched Asia's first Rugby World Cup with a victory the host nation craved as they beat Russia 30-10 at Tokyo Stadium.
England name strongest available side for Sunday's opening World Cup clash with Tonga at the Sapporo Dome.
Tony Calvin picks out four selections ahead of the opening round of Rugby World Cup games, including hosts Japan's clash with Russia.
Gareth Jones investigates the parallels in World Cup history between England's football and rugby sides.
All you need for the Rugby World Cup including the fixture schedule, results, updated tables, odds, TV guide, stadiums, history and previous winners.
Robin McBryde says there has been a feel of Wales "circling the wagons" following the Rob Howley affair.
Keith Hamer makes Salute The Soldier his best bet for Friday and has a tip for every race at every meeting in the UK and Ireland.
Mark your card for Saturday's Premier League games with our best bets and score predictions, including those involving Spurs and Man City.
It's Hey Jonesy for our pundit in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup and he has three other tips for Saturday's action.
Our top gossip column is back and expects two Marcus Tregoning-trained juveniles to run well on Saturday's card at Newbury.
Friday's Premier League game comes from St Mary's, where George Pitts expects an overdue goalscorer for hosts Southampton against Bournemouth.
Sky Bet have enhanced the odds on a double on Friday's Premier League football, exclusively for Sporting Life readers.