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Cilic to meet Lopez in Queen’s final – report & highlights

Cilic to meet Lopez in Queen’s final – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Queen’s 2017: Five great shots as Lopez beats Dimitrov Spain’s Feliciano Lopez saw off former champion Grigor Dimitrov to set up an Aegon Championships final against Croatian fourth seed Marin Cilic. Unseeded Lopez beat Bulgarian sixth seed Dimitrov 7-5 3-6 6-2 in the second semi-final at Queen’s […]

Scotland undone by brilliant Fiji in Suva

Scotland undone by brilliant Fiji in Suva

Ross Ford marked his record-breaking appearance with a try Scotland ended their summer tour with a disappointing defeat by Fiji in Suva. Following a famous win in Sydney over Australia last weekend, the Scots failed to reach such heights again. The hosts were inspired, scoring memorable tries through Peceli Yato and Henry Seniloli, with Ben […]

South Africa level T20 series with dramatic win – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device England’s batting collapse against South Africa England’s Twenty20 series with South Africa will go to a decider after the Proteas levelled the three-game contest with a three-run win at Taunton. Chasing 175, England were cruising thanks to a stand of 110 between Jason Roy (67) and Jonny […]

Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

Justin Gatlin: US sprinter could face a final duel with Usain Bolt

Justin Gatlin wins the men’s 100m final at the US World Championship trials ahead of Christian Coleman (r) American Justin Gatlin has set up the prospect of a final showdown in London with Usain Bolt after winning the 100m in the US World Championship trials. Gatlin powered through in 9.95 seconds ahead of compatriot Christian […]

Watch: Roy controversially given out obstructing the field

Summer Slalom Ski Training Watch: Roy controversially given out obstructing the field

Britain’s Mel Reid tied for second in Arkansas after hole-in-one

Britain’s Mel Reid tied for second in Arkansas after hole-in-one

Reid hit a hole-in-one on her way to a round of 65 in Arkansas Britain’s Mel Reid hit a hole-in-one to put herself within two shots of the early lead at the NW Arkansas Championship. The Derby-born player posted the seventh ace of her career on the par-three 11th at Pinnacle Country Club. Reid carded […]

Evans scores two tries as Wales beat Samoa

Evans scores two tries as Wales beat Samoa

Steff Evans crosses for Wales’ first try against Samoa Steff Evans scored two tries as Wales twice came from behind to beat Samoa in difficult conditions on the final game of their summer tour. Alapati Leiua’s try gave Samoa the lead but three Sam Davies penalties brought Wales within a point at the break. Wing […]

‘A Lions team of warriors that can beat the All Blacks’ – Guscott column

‘A Lions team of warriors that can beat the All Blacks’ – Guscott column

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony, who captains the Lions on Saturday, is a “force of nature” on the pitch When I toured with the British and Irish Lions in 1993 and 1997, coach Ian McGeechan would speak of “Test match warriors”. Warren Gatland’s team for Saturday’s first Test against New Zealand at Eden Park fits that ideal […]

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic host Hearts on opening day

Scottish Premiership champions Celtic host Hearts on opening day

Rangers will host the first Old Firm derby of the season in September Celtic will begin their title defence at home to Hearts when the 2017-18 Scottish Premiership season kicks off on 5 August. Rangers travel to Motherwell on the opening day while newly promoted Hibernian host Partick Thistle. Kilmarnock take on St Johnstone, Aberdeen […]

Blofeld to retire from TMS after 45 years at end of summer

Blofeld to retire from TMS after 45 years at end of summer

Blofeld played a handful of first-class matches and eventually joined TMS in 1972 Henry Blofeld will retire from BBC Radio 4’s Test Match Special after 45 years in the commentary box. The 77-year-old will broadcast on the show for the final time when England host West Indies on 7 September. “Although I am still rather […]