The route of Le Tour in 2017

Tour de France 2017 guide

Check out our Tour de France 2017 guide with details of stages, jerseys and the British contenders.

Quintana (l) can test Froome, says Boardman

Froome will be tested - Boardman

Chris Boardman is backing Chris Froome to win a fourth Tour de France but says he'll find it tougher than last year.

Chris Froome

Froome wants contract sorted

Chris Froome hopes his contract extension with Team Sky will be finalised in time for the start of the Tour de France

Simon Yates

Simon Yates not feeling pressure

Simon Yates insists he is feeling no pressure to match his brother's breakthrough performance in the Tour de France.

Richie Porte

Porte: Team Sky not as strong

Richie Porte has claimed this year's Team Sky squad is not as strong as it has been in recent years ahead of the Tour de France.

Racing Tips

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot has had three winners from his last five tips and Friday's selection runs at Yarmouth in the afternoon.

Thursday's racing preview

Anita Chambers provides a selection for every race on Thursday, with Replenish the pick of her fancies at Newcastle.

Sir Chauvelin (far right) should go well

Northumberland Plate guide

We run the rule over the entire field for Saturday's Stobart Rail Northumberland Plate Handicap at Newcastle.

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Poet's Society
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Compas Scoobie
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Football Tips

Our best bets

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

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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