Philippe Coutinho

Today's sports quiz & nostalgia

A sports quiz, birthdays and nostalgic moments that happened on this day - August 18.

Becky James: retires aged 25

Becky James quits cycling

Becky James, the two-time Olympic silver medallist and former world champion, has announced her retirement from cycling aged 25.

Denise Lewis

Lewis: The future is bright

Denise Lewis insists the future is bright for British athletics, despite the lack of individual medals at the World Championships in London.

Mikel Landa of Team Sky

Landa signs for Movistar

Team Sky's Mikel Landa is to switch to the rival Movistar team after signing a two-year contract.

Chris Froome

Froome evens for Tour-Vuelta double

Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome is Sky Bet's favourite to capture the Vuelta a Espana.

Racing Tips

Fighting Temeraire

Value Bet: Fighting chance

Ben Linfoot's Value Bet column has been in fine form in recent weeks and he has four selections for Saturday's action at Ripon, Newbury and Newmarket.

Catching Pigeons: Go, Johnny, Go!

Johnny Barnes is the banker bet at Doncaster on Saturday as Catching Pigeons provides all the gossip and tips from the gallops.

Another Batt (right) is backed to win on Saturday

Man On The Spot: Batt-le commences

Resident tipster Man On The Spot previews Saturday's TV action, while you can check out all of Sky Bet's big racing offers.

Next Race Off
17:35 Tramore
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Double Windsor
J: Rachael Blackmore
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Naughty Molly
J: P Townend
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See Double You
J: D E Mullins
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Old Supporter
J: B Browne

Football Tips

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino

Premier League betting tips

Our tipster David John says Southampton can turn on the style against West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.

Reading players celebrate

Sky Bet EFL betting tips

Our Nick Hext makes Reading his best bet in the Sky Bet EFL this weekend.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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