Marler signs new Harlequins deal

England prop Joe Marler has signed a contract extension with Harlequins, keeping him at the Aviva Premiership club until 2021.

Gregor Townsend

Seven newcomers in Scotland squad

Gregor Townsend has called up seven uncapped players for Scotland's pre-season get-together in St Andrews.

Gareth Steenson

Steenson relishing title defence

Exeter captain Gareth Steenson is relishing the "new challenge" of starting an Aviva Premiership season as defending champions, although they are 4/1 third favourites with Sky Bet.

Dylan Hartley: England captain

Hartley tips duo to bounce back

Captain Dylan Hartley has tipped Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona to force their way back into the England squad.

Charles Piutau has joined Bristol

Bristol land Piutau

Championship favourites Bristol say they faced "massive competition" before securing the services of New Zealand star Charles Piutau.

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.

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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.