ITF bans Nastase until 2019

Ilie Nastase has been banned from International Tennis Federation events until 2019 following April's Fed Cup controversy.

ATP Tour: Thursday round-up

A round-up of Thursday's action on the ATP Tour, including defeat for Gael Monfils, and the latest betting.

Caroline Garcia

WTA Tour: Thursday round-up

A round-up of Thursday's action on the WTA Tour, including a defeat for Caroline Garcia, and the latest betting.

Johanna Konta

Konta 7/1 for year-end glory

Briton Johanna Konta is rated a 7/1 chance to end the year as world number one.


TIU probe Wimbledon match

One main-draw Wimbledon 2017 match was the subject of a suspicious ‘alert’ to the Tennis Integrity Unit.

Racing Tips

Paddy Pilley

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot heads to Haydock for Friday's daily nap who is fancied to take advantage of a declining handicap mark.

Ornate (l)

Friday's racing preview

A drop in class can help Ornate to sparkle at Newmarket according to Anita Chambers. She has a selection for every race.

Trainer Archie Watson

Knight can shine in Super Sprint

Ian Ogg analyses the last 10 renewals of Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury and picks out the key statistics.

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Football Tips

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.

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

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