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Ashes: Dawid Malan ‘almost in tears’ after reaching maiden Test century

Media playback is not supported on this device I almost started crying – Malan on Ashes century England batsman Dawid Malan was “almost in tears” after reaching a maiden Test century on the first day of the third Ashes Test in Perth. Malan struck an unbeaten 110 to take England, who must avoid defeat to […]

‘Froome case a scandal and double standards’

Tony Martin won time trial silver at London 2012, with Bradley Wiggins taking gold and Chris Froome bronze The handling of Chris Froome’s adverse drugs test by cycling authorities is a “scandal” and a “double standard” is being applied, says four-time world time trial champion Tony Martin. Four-time Tour de France winner Froome had double […]

Chris Froome: Team Sky rider says legacy will not be tainted by ‘adverse’ drugs test

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘I certainly haven’t broken any rules’ Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome says his legacy will not be tainted after returning an “adverse” drugs test at the Vuelta a Espana. The Team Sky rider, 32, had double the allowed level of legal asthma drug Salbutamol in […]

Club World Cup: Al Jazira 1-2 Real Madrid highlights

Rugbytots SE Cheshire and Staffordshire Moorlands Club World Cup: Al Jazira 1-2 Real Madrid highlights

This is why an extra 5mph could be key to the third Ashes Test

Stuart Broad (left) and Mitchell Starc (right) can bowl in excess of 90mph, but the latter reaches such speeds much more consistently Pace. Expect it to be back on the agenda during the third Ashes Test this week. The pink ball and floodlights gave Adelaide the movement of Edgbaston for periods of the second Test, […]

Watch: Froome responds to adverse drugs test

Rugbytots SE Cheshire and Staffordshire Moorlands Watch: Froome responds to adverse drugs test

‘A long, tough journey’ – Sports Personality contender Bianca Walkden

<!– We are showcasing each of the 12 contenders in the run-up to the Sports Personality of the Year award on 17 December. Today – Bianca Walkden. Age: 26 Sport: Taekwondo Year in a nutshell Secured five successive global titles including heavyweight gold at the World Championships in June. Walkden became the first British taekwondo […]

Burnley into Champions League places with win over Stoke

Eleven of the 13 games either won or lost by Burnley this season have been decided by a single goal Substitute Ashley Barnes’ late winner ensured Burnley’s remarkable start to the season continued as they moved into fourth place in the Premier League with victory over Stoke at Turf Moor. Barring the first two games […]

Root urges England players to ‘stand up’ in crucial third Ashes Test

England captain Joe Root confident of success in third Ashes Test England captain Joe Root says it is time for his team to “stand up” in the crucial third Ashes Test in Perth. Australia lead the series 2-0 and will regain the Ashes if they win at the Waca, where England last won in 1978. […]

Fury targets Joshua and world titles ‘which are rightfully mine’

Fury (left) remains unbeaten, while Joshua (right) won his 20th straight victory by knockout in October Britain’s Tyson Fury has vowed to regain world titles “which are rightfully mine” after being given the green light to resume his career. Fury tested positive for a banned steroid in February 2015, but accepted a backdated two-year ban […]

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