Eoin Morgan: England captain banned for next ODI for slow over-rate

Roy & Bairstow's magnificent 159-run opening standEngland captain Eoin Morgan has been suspended for the next one-day international and fined 40% of his match fee for a slow over-rate during the six-wicket win against Pakistan on Tuesday. It is Morgan's second such offence within 12 months after England were guilty of a slow-over rate against…

County Championship text & radio – Surrey seek big total, Cook...

Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty Images Tim Bresnan was in the thick of the action in Yorkshire's eventful opening day against Kent at Canterbury. After winning the toss and batting, they were reduced to 96-6 when Bresnan was out without scoring, but they made 210 then reduced Kent to 130-4 with the former England man taking 2-19.…

Tom Daley says meditation has been key to his ‘best’ season

Tom Daley won 10m platform World Series gold in Montreal in AprilWorld champion diver Tom Daley believes meditation and mindfulness have been key to his "best-ever season". Daley, in contention for the overall 10m title, has secured nine medals from four World Series events, including his first gold since 2015. The final Fina Diving World…

Antoine Griezmann: Striker to leave Atletico Madrid at end of season

Antoine Griezmann has been heavily linked with a move to Spanish giants BarcelonaAtletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann has announced he will be leaving at the end of this season after five years. The World Cup winner signed a five-year contract last June but Saturday's La Liga match against Levante will be his last for the…

England v Pakistan: Jason Roy & Jonny Bairstow hit 159-run opening...

Watch highlights of Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow's 159-run opening stand as England take a 2-0 series lead against Pakistan in the third ODI at Bristol. WATCH MORE: Willey takes 'fabulous' return catch to dismiss Shaheen READ MORE: Jonny Bairstow hits century as hosts thrash tourists Available to UK users only.

LMA awards: Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder named manager of the year

Chris Wilder's side lost just nine games in the Championship during the 2018-19 seasonSheffield United manager Chris Wilder has been named LMA manager of the year and Championship manager of the year. Wilder guided Sheffield United to a second-placed finish in the Championship table, securing promotion to the Premier League next season. Manchester City boss…

West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Aston Villa: 4-3 win on penalties for...

Aston Villa will play Leeds or Derby in the Championship play-off final on 27 MayAston Villa beat West Bromwich Albion in a penalty shootout to reach the Championship play-off final for the second successive season. Tammy Abraham's winning spot-kick, after keeper Jed Steer had saved Albion's first two penalties, settled the shootout 4-3 in Villa's…

Turkey Kurds: The bitter politics of the football pitch

Amedspor supporters are lucky to see their team playIf ethnic tensions in Turkey are reflected on the football pitch, then Amedspor and their Kurdish following are at the very centre of the field. The club represents the Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir in south-eastern Turkey, about 120km (75 miles) from the Syrian border, with a population…

Manchester City: ‘Battered’ Liverpool fans song draws criticism

Manchester City pipped Liverpool to the Premier League title by one pointManchester City have been criticised over a video that appears to show players and staff joining in a song that celebrates Liverpool fans being "battered in the street". The video is thought to have been captured on an aircraft as the club's travelling party…

Italian Open: Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki withdraw with injury

Serena Williams had not been in action since March and has only completed eight matches this yearTwenty-three time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams plans to compete at the French Open despite withdrawing from the Italian Open with a knee injury. The American, 37, was set to play sister Venus Williams in the second round but…

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