Rafael Nadal (c): Will only play doubles on Friday

1/4 Europe hold back big guns

Europe are 1/4 to win the Laver Cup after opting to hold their big guns back on the opening day's play in Prague.

John McEnroe, Roger Federer and Rod Laver with the Laver Cup trophy

Laver Cup 2017 guide

The inaugural Laver Cup match between Europe and a World team gets under way on Friday - we've got everything you need to know.

Johanna Konta

WTA: Thursday's betting update

Johanna Konta exited the Toray Pan Pacific Open after a 7-5 7-6 (7/5) defeat to Barbora Strycova in the second round.

Liam Broady

ATP: Wednesday's betting update

Britain's Liam Broady reached the quarter-finals of the St Petersburg Open with a stunning victory over fourth seed Adrian Mannarino.

Garbine Muguruza

WTA: Wednesday's betting update

Garbine Muguruza is favourite to win the Pan Pacific Open title after easing into the third round in Tokyo.

Racing Tips

Dance The Dream

Friday's racing preview

Dance The Dream is fully expected to take top honours in the Dubai Duty Free Handicap at Newbury by Chris Wilson.

Donjuan Triumphant (blue and white silks, second right)

Ayr Gold Cup: Runner-by-runner

Check out Matt Brocklebank's guide to Saturday's William Hill Ayr Gold Cup, with SIX places up for grabs with Sky Bet.

Wells Farhh Go (l) denies James Garfield

Alex Hammond: Great Scott!

Alex Hammond covers a smorgasbord of topics in her latest blog including a positive word for George Scott's Mill Reef hope James Garfield.

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Football Tips

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.

Sunderland

Wednesday Carabao Cup tips

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