John Leeper set for Newmarket’s Fairway Stakes

John Leeper will seek to enhance his reputation in the Fairway Stakes at Newmarket Stakes on Saturday, after the impeccably-bred colt was not declared for the Al Basti Equiworld Dubai Dante Stakes. Trainer Ed Dunlop is looking to run the son of Frankel and Snow Fairy – who won 16 Group Ones between them – …

Gianluigi Buffon announces the end of his Juventus career

By Ben Browning Published: May 11, 2021 2:07 pm Last Updated: May 11, 2021 2:07 pm End of an era Juventus legend Gianluigi Buffon has announced that he will not be extending his contract at the Italian side, and that he will be leaving at the expiry of his current deal in the summer. Speaking …

LeBron James: Los Angeles Lakers forward could be back for crucial New York Knicks clash

The Los Angeles Lakers could receive a jolt of energy this week with the return of the team’s talisman. According to The Athletic, LeBron James is targeting Tuesday’s home contest against the New York Knicks for his return to the floor. James missed 20 straight games after suffering a right, high-ankle sprain against the Atlanta …

Paul McGinley: Will Rory McIlroy’s victory at Quail Hollow be the start of a major-winning season?

Paul McGinley Golf Columnist Rory McIlroy ended an 18-month winless run with victory at the PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship, lifting him back to world No 7 ahead of the PGA Championship later this month. Last Updated: 11/05/21 1:39pm Rory McIlroy is without a major title since 2014 Paul McGinley reflects on Rory McIlroy’s return …

Ella Dettori up for the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood

Ella Dettori is one of 12 women set to contest the Magnolia Cup at Goodwood this year. The charity race over five and a half furlongs will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on July 29 and will be run in support of UK charity Smart Works, which assists unemployed women to harness their confidence ahead …

Leicester & Liverpool: How Old Trafford has upped security

Solskjaer calls for calm Man United’s match against Liverpool was postponed last week after protests led to a pitch invasion, flares thrown and security staff hurt. The protest was in opposition to the United ownership the Glazer family who were heavily involved in the Super league proposals that broke down several weeks ago. Supporters protest …

Sheffield United aware as North Yorkshire Police arrest 24-year-old man for alleged assault

A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a video emerged allegedly showing Scotland and Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie involved in a street fight. The video, widely shared on social media, appears to show a man approaching a group, with one person recording the incident on their phone. The phone is then stamped on, with …

County Championship: Glamorgan vs Yorkshire to be shown live on Sky Sports

Watch England Test skipper Joe Root in action for Yorkshire as Sky Sports broadcast their County Championship Group 3 match against Glamorgan at the Cardiff Wales Stadium; coverage starts at 10.50am on Thursday, live on Sky Sports Cricket Last Updated: 11/05/21 12:00pm England Test captain Joe Root will be in action for Yorkshire against Glamorgan …

Mikel Arteta gives team news update ahead of Chelsea game

By Ben Browning Published: May 11, 2021 11:46 am Last Updated: May 11, 2021 11:56 am Chelsea tie looms large: Ahead of a tricky tie against in-form side Chelsea, Mikel Arteta has revealed the state of a squad that has been battered and bruised by a long and intense season. The Gunners were boosted by …

Barrie McDermott: Welcoming back fans to Super League matches

Barrie McDermott Rugby League Expert & Columnist @RLBarrieMc10 Limited crowds will be permitted to return to Super League matches from Monday, May 17, with five matches taking place that night. Watch Warrington Wolves vs Huddersfield Giants live on Sky Sports Arena (kick-off 7.45pm) Last Updated: 11/05/21 11:07am Supporters will be back at Super League games, …