Easy does it for Higgins

John Higgins found his stride quickly on Tuesday at the Yushan World Open but world number one Mark Selby is out.

Hawkins crashes out in Yushan

Barry Hawkins was the biggest casualty in the first round of the World Open after falling to a final-frame defeat to Chris Wakelin.

World Open snooker 2017

The full draw, schedule, results, odds & TV times for snooker's World Open, which takes place in Yushan, China from September 18-24.

John Higgins

Higgins romps to landmark title

John Higgins claimed a landmark 29th career ranking title as he thrashed fellow Scot Anthony McGill to win the Indian Open.

Mark Selby

Snooker calendar 2017/18

A calendar for the 2017/2018 snooker season, which will be updated with results throughout the campaign.

Racing Tips

Trainer Andrew Balding

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot is siding with an intriguingly named Andrew Balding runner at Sandown on Wednesday - check out his best bet for the day.

Titi Makfi (l) challenges Eddystone Rock (centre)

Jamie Maynard: Make it Makfi

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout September and October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

Shutter Speed beats Vintage Folly in the Musidora

Wednesday's racing preview

Anita Chambers has race-by-race selections for Wednesday's UK action, with her nap running at Yarmouth.

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Candy Love
J: Luis Rivera
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Main Star
J: Luis Quinones
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My Angel My Saint
J: Alex Gonzalez

Football Tips

Sunderland

Wednesday Carabao Cup tips

12/1 Sunderland can spring a Carabao Cup upset on Wednesday night, says our Andy Schooler.

Action from York

Our best bets

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

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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