Sonny Bill-Williams

NZ appeal Bill Williams' ban

New Zealand have appealed against how Sonny Bill Williams' suspension is applied following his dismissal against the British and Irish Lions.

Stephen Moore

Australia captain Moore steps down

Stephen Moore will step down as captain of Australia immediately and retire from international rugby at the end of the year.

Tomas O'Leary

O'Leary announces retirement

Former Ireland scrum-half Tomas O'Leary has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

Darren Dawidiuk has joined London Irish

Hooker Dawidiuk joins Exiles

London Irish have signed hooker Darren Dawidiuk ahead of their return to the Aviva Premiership.

Nigel Owens

Owens reveals bulimia battle

Welsh rugby union referee Nigel Owens has revealed he has been battling an eating disorder for almost three decades.

Racing Tips

A view of Uttoxeter racecourse

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan's tips

Pro punter and NH expert Murt Khan stakes four points on a confident selection at Uttoxeter on Friday.

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is backing a Michael Dods trained runner to come good on his handicap debut at Thirsk on Friday.

Rare Rhythm leads Appeared

Friday's racing preview

Appeared must go well in the John Guest Handicap at Ascot according to Chris Wilson. He has a suggestion for every race.

Next Race Off
12:00 Pune
3
(15)
Mizilla Gold
J: P Trevor
7
(10)
Rosella
J: C S Jodha
15
(4)
Locarno
J: N Nadeem

Football Tips

We celebrated along with Chelsea

All set for the big kick-off!

The new football season is almost upon us - don't miss the verdicts of our expert tipsters.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Our best bets

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