The Lions will face New Zealand

New Zealand v Lions: 1st Test guide

All the team news, latest odds, kick-off details, and quotes ahead of the first Test between New Zealand and the Lions.

Gatland: Let the rugby do the talking

Warren Gatland says it's time to end to any "trash talking" heading into the British and Irish Lions' first Test against New Zealand.

Peter O'Mahony

O'Mahony to captain Lions

Sam Warburton has been left out of the British and Irish Lions side for Saturday's first Test, with Peter O'Mahony named captain.

Kieran Read

Hansen prepares All Blacks team

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has described the British and Irish Lions Test series as a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" for his players.

British and Irish Lions

Lions tour 2017 guide

All you need for the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand including the fixture schedule, odds, results, TV guide & history.

Racing Tips

Andrea Atzeni

Value Bet: Call the AA in Britannia

Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets on day three of Royal Ascot and he's backing Andrea Atzeni's mount in the Britannia Stakes.

Order Of St George

Irish Eyes: Order of the day

After a 3/1 winner and a 14/1 runner-up on Wednesday, get the Irish Eyes verdict on Thursday at Royal Ascot.

Simple Verse (c): Looks a good bet in the Gold Cup

Simon Holt: Make it Simple

Top commentator Simon Holt says Simple Verse can challenge Order Of St George in the Ascot Gold Cup on Thursday.

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Football Tips

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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

Italy Under-21s

European U21 Championship tips

Our football expert Nick Hext is backing Italy and Sweden at the European Under-21 Championship.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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