England’s women saw their Hockey World League Final gold-medal hopes shattered by a late New Zealand winner in their semi-final on Friday.
The first Test remains nicely poised after the second day of play at The Gabba, with Australia reaching 165-4 in reply to England’s first innings score of 302.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has singled out two talented young guns from his second-string side for special praise – despite losing 1-0 to Cologne in their Europa League clash in Germany on Thursday.
Read the transcript of Arsene Wenger’s press conference after Cologne beat Arsenal 1-0 in the Europa League in Germany on Thursday evening
Cologne beat Arsenal 1-0 in their Europa League match in a frenzied atmosphere in Germany on Thursday night.
Arsenal striker Danielle Carter has been backed to make a major impact off the field as the crisis-hit Football Association targets cultural change.
Islington Boxing Club are finalising preparations for their second show of the domestic amateur season on Wednesday, December 6.
James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England’s new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on a rain-hit day one of the Ashes.
It proved to be a mixed night for Islington Boxing Club fighters as they represented London in a team match against an elite Army squad in Hereford on Friday.
Arsenal will be aiming to seal their position at the top of their UEFA Europa League group on Thursday when they visit rock-bottom Cologne.
Arsenal have announced a link-up with a rising success story in women’s youth football.
Spurs captain disappointed with defeat to north London rivals Arsenal, but keen not to blame referee Mike Dean for the loss at the Emirates
England admit they were below required standards despite remaining in cruise control against a Cricket Australia XI on day three of their final Ashes warm-up match.
England made light of a trademark collapse to continue their domination of a Cricket Australia XI after Middlesex’s Dawid Malan became the second centurion of their Ashes tour.
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Middlesex’s Steven Finn will miss England’s first Ashes warm-up match after an injury scare.
Talented duo to head to southern hemisphere for Tri-Series next month
The second-team also recorded a win last Saturday to make it a good overall day for the local outfit
We wanted to beat All Blacks says Saracens lock
New Zealand 15 British & Irish Lions 15
Neil de Kock will bid a final farewell to Saracens by captaining an all-star team at Allianz Park on June 30 (8.15pm).
Maori All Blacks 10 British & Irish Lions 32
New Zealand Provincial Barbarians 7 British & Irish Lions 13
Event to support Rugby Players Association and mental health campaign
Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.
Times ABC’s Zaki Hussain was celebrating after winning the North West London challenge belt at 52kg with victory over Tayyip Noor (Two Kings).
Boyhood Arsenal fan and NBA star OG Anunoby wants to inspire the next generation of young Great British basketball players.
England’s women proved too strong for China to book a quarter-final place at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.
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