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

Blue skies at Huntingdon

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan’s tip

Pro punter and National Hunt specialist Murt Khan heads to Huntingdon for today's best bet.

Roger Varian (l) in conversation with Tim Easterby

Jamie Maynard: Mining for profits

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

Sir Dancealot

Tuesday's racing preview

Sir Dancealot can rediscover that happy knack of winning races when he lines up on a strong card at Leicester, according to Chris Wilson.

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16:50 Huntingdon
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Audacious Plan
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Dawn Missile
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Reckless Behavior
J: Harry Skelton

Football Tips

Harry Kane is leading the charge for Spurs

Champions League betting tips

Our Andy Schooler previews Tuesday's cracking Champions League coupon, including Real Madrid v Spurs and Manchester City v Napoli.

Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst

Sporting Life Accumulator

Tuesday night's Sporting Life Accumulator can be backed at 22/1 with EFL sponsors Sky Bet.

Champions League betting tips

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