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

Andrea Atzeni in the colours of Sheikh Mohammed Obaid Al Maktoum

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot reckons Roger Varian and Andrea Atzeni can combine to good effect with a lightly-raced sprinter at Leicester on Tuesday.

Roger Varian (l) in conversation with Tim Easterby

Jamie Maynard: Bridge the nap

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.

Next Race Off
12:10 Vaal
14
(7)
Star Of Joburg
J: Devin Habib
6
(9)
Colonel Bogey
J: Donavan Mansour
9
(12)
Balugas Rock
J: C Maujean

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.

Our best bets

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