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England’s Stokes to miss Test with calf injury

England’s Stokes to miss Test with calf injury

Ben Stokes pulled up on his follow-through while bowling in the afternoon on day four of the second Test England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been ruled out of next week’s third Test against Pakistan with a calf injury. The 25-year-old suffered the problem bowling on day four of the second Test, which England won by […]

Sakho sent home from Liverpool tour by Klopp

Sakho sent home from Liverpool tour by Klopp

Mamadou Sakho made 35 appearances for Liverpool last season Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has sent defender Mamadou Sakho home early from the club’s pre-season tour of the US. It emerged in a club video that Sakho arrived late for the flight to the US and the Telegraph reports Klopp has taken disciplinary action against him. […]

JT McNamara: Jockey paralysed in 2013 Cheltenham fall dies

JT McNamara: Jockey paralysed in 2013 Cheltenham fall dies

JT McNamara rode over 600 winners during his career Irish jockey JT McNamara, who was paralysed after a fall at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival, has died aged 41. John Thomas McNamara, a father-of-three, was a leading amateur rider before being seriously injured. He fractured two vertebrae in his neck after being thrown from his horse […]

Chris Froome: Tour de France winner to race Vuelta a Espana after Olympic Games

Chris Froome: Tour de France winner to race Vuelta a Espana after Olympic Games

Chris Froome is scheduled to race in Sunday’s RideLondon one-day race Britain’s Chris Froome intends to ride in the Vuelta a Espana 10 days after competing at the Olympic Games, says Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford. The three-time Tour de France champion will ride in the Olympic road race on 6 August and time […]

F1 boss Ecclestone’s mother-in-law ‘kidnapped’

F1 boss Ecclestone’s mother-in-law ‘kidnapped’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fabiana Flosi’s (L) mother has reportedly been abducted The mother-in-law of Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has been kidnapped in Brazil with criminals demanding a ransom of $36.5m (£28m), reports say. Aparecida Schunck, the 67-year-old mother of Mr Ecclestone’s wife Fabiana Flosi, was seized in Sao Paulo on Friday […]

Sri Lanka’s Muralitharan hits back at ‘traitor’ jibe

Sri Lanka’s Muralitharan hits back at ‘traitor’ jibe

Muttiah Muralitharan (right) took a world record 800 Test wickets between 1992 and 2010 Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan has defended his right to coach Australia’s bowlers during a Test series between the sides after being called a traitor. Sri Lanka Cricket president Thilanga Sumathipala also said that the spinner – who took a Test record […]

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

Rio Olympics 2016: Russia not given blanket Games ban by IOC

Russia will be able to field competitors at the Olympic Games, which start in Brazil in 12 days’ time Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country’s doping scandal. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will leave it up to individual sports’ governing bodies to decide if Russian competitors are clean […]

Hamilton tops standings after Hungary GP win

Hamilton tops standings after Hungary GP win

Hamilton takes the lead on the run out of Turn One en route to a record fifth win at the Hungaroring Lewis Hamilton cruised to a comfortable victory at the Hungarian Grand Prix to take the championship lead for the first time this season. The world champion controlled the race from the moment he passed […]

Watch: Wahab caught as Pakistan bowled out for 198

Media playback is not supported on this device Wahab caught on the boundary as Pakistan bowled out for 198 Watch the final wicket of Wahab Riaz as England bowl Pakistan out for 198, but opt against enforcing the follow on. WATCH MORE: Pint-sized TMS day one: Root imperious as England take charge Watch in-play video […]

Russian doping: IOC delays decision on possible blanket ban for Rio Olympics

Russian doping: IOC delays decision on possible blanket ban for Rio Olympics

Russia must wait to learn if it can send a team to next month’s Olympics after calls for it to be barred from the Rio Games for operating a four-year, state-sponsored doping programme. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it will “explore the legal options” before deciding whether to implement “a collective ban” on all […]