Sir Ian Botham

Today's sports quiz & nostalgia

A sports quiz, birthdays and nostalgic moments that happened on this day for July 20.

Warren Barguil wins stage 18

Barguil wins, Froome in yellow

Chris Froome conceded four seconds to Romain Bardet but took another step towards his fourth Tour de France title.

Chris Froome

Tour de France 2017 guide

Check out our Tour de France 2017 guide with all the latest stage winners and standings.

Hannah Cockroft

Cockroft & Hermitage dazzle

Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships.

Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan claims second spot

British national champion Lizzie Deignan finished second on the Col d'Izoard as Holland's Annemiek van Vleuten won La Course by Le Tour.

Racing Tips

Paddy Pilley

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot heads to Haydock for Friday's daily nap who is fancied to take advantage of a declining handicap mark.

Ornate (l)

Friday's racing preview

A drop in class can help Ornate to sparkle at Newmarket according to Anita Chambers. She has a selection for every race.

Trainer Archie Watson

Knight can shine in Super Sprint

Ian Ogg analyses the last 10 renewals of Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury and picks out the key statistics.

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Taurian
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Painters Easel
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Carmelita Aesculap
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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.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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