Ernie Els celebrates victory in 2012

Today's sports quiz & nostalgia

A sports quiz, birthdays and nostalgic moments that happened on this day - October 17.

NFL presenter Kevin Cadle

Kevin Cadle dies, aged 62

Former Great Britain basketball coach Kevin Cadle has died aged 62.

Andrea Dovizioso

Dovizioso clinches final lap victory

Andrea Dovizioso passed Marc Marquez on the final lap to win a thrilling Japanese MotoGP and reduce the championship deficit to his title rival.

Sam Bennett claims victory

Bennett claims hat-trick of wins

Ireland's Sam Bennett made it a hat-trick of wins at the Tour of Turkey with victory on stage three in Marmaris.

Sam Bennett celebrates victory

Bennett storms to Turkey win

Ireland's Sam Bennett won at the Tour of Turkey for a second successive day with victory on stage two.

Racing Tips

Trainer Mick Appleby

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is backing the Mick Appleby-trained Appleberry to land the sprint handicap at Nottingham on Wednesday.

Sir Mark Prescott

Wednesday's racing preview

Melinoe has certainly been paying her way this season and she can add a few more pounds to the coffers at Nottingham, says Anita Chambers.

Jamie Maynard: Jonny be good

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

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Football Tips

Champions League betting tips

Manchester United can keep it clean again in Lisbon, but Chelsea could come unstuck according to our Dave Tickner.

Our best bets

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

Graeme Storm

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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