Sporting Life picks out the top five events or fixtures of the week not to be missed

Five for the week: August 19-25

Our 'Five for the Week' looks ahead to another exciting week of sport, including the third Ashes Test match, top-class golf and more important football action.

Lions hooker Ken Owens

Owens urges caution

Ken Owens says Wales need to "keep building and improving" after a red-letter day saw them beat England and become world number one.

George North scored the only try of the game as Wales beat England 13-6

Wales top of the world

Wales have become the world's number one ranked nation thanks to a 13-6 victory over England in their World Cup warmup match.

France beat Scotland in Nice

Scotland beaten by France

Scotland's World Cup preparations got off to a nightmare start as they were crushed 32-3 by France in Nice.

New Zealand's Aaron Smith scores a try

All Blacks hammer Australia

After being thrashed by Australia a week ago, New Zealand bounced back to hammer the Wallabies 36-0 in Auckland in the Bledisloe Cup.

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Don't miss the latest Value Bet preview for York1

Value Bet: Classic Comedy

Our racing expert Ben Linfoot has three Value Bet selections for day one of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival and he's taking on Crystal Ocean in the big one.

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Ebor Festival: Day one preview

Watch our York Ebor Festival day one preview with our star panel of Oli Bell, Mark Howard, Fran Berry and Ben Linfoot.

Check out the latest daily tipping preview3

Wednesday's racing preview

Crystal Ocean can live up to his billing in the Juddmonte International, according to Anita Chambers - she has a tip for every race on Wednesday.

Oli Bell looks ahead to the action on the Knavesmire
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Oli Bell: A Vital' wager

Oli Bell is backing Joseph O'Brien to send out a winner at York on Wednesday - he has five day one selections as the Ebor Festival gets under way.

Check out Richard Fahey's thoughts right here
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Richard Fahey: Moro the merrier

Our star columnist has a horse-by-horse guide to his team for the first two days of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Most Read

Don't miss the latest Value Bet preview for York1

Value Bet: Classic Comedy

Our racing expert Ben Linfoot has three Value Bet selections for day one of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival and he's taking on Crystal Ocean in the big one.

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Ebor Festival: Day one preview

Watch our York Ebor Festival day one preview with our star panel of Oli Bell, Mark Howard, Fran Berry and Ben Linfoot.

Check out the latest daily tipping preview3

Wednesday's racing preview

Crystal Ocean can live up to his billing in the Juddmonte International, according to Anita Chambers - she has a tip for every race on Wednesday.

Oli Bell looks ahead to the action on the Knavesmire
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Oli Bell: A Vital' wager

Oli Bell is backing Joseph O'Brien to send out a winner at York on Wednesday - he has five day one selections as the Ebor Festival gets under way.

Check out Richard Fahey's thoughts right here
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Richard Fahey: Moro the merrier

Our star columnist has a horse-by-horse guide to his team for the first two days of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Racing Tips

Don't miss the latest Value Bet preview for York

Value Bet: Classic Comedy

Our racing expert Ben Linfoot has three Value Bet selections for day one of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival and he's taking on Crystal Ocean in the big one.

Simon Holt picks out his best bets for York

Simon Holt: Valdermoro magic

Richard Fahey's Valdermoro is one of Simon Holt's two tips for Wednesday's high-class action at York.

Oli Bell looks ahead to the action on the Knavesmire

Oli Bell: A Vital' wager

Oli Bell is backing Joseph O'Brien to send out a winner at York on Wednesday - he has five day one selections as the Ebor Festival gets under way.

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Football Tips

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Sky Bet EFL: Wednesday preview

The Sky Bet Championship action continues on Wednesday night. Tom Carnduff has selections at 7/2, 7/1 and 10/1 to consider.

Sporting Life Price Boost for Wednesday August 21

SL Price Boost: Midweek four-fold

Sky Bet have enhanced the odds on treble on Wednesday's EFL matches, exclusively for Sporting Life readers.

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Sporting Life Tipping Record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed in August 2019.