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Middlesex batsman Nick Compton has announced his retirement from cricket.

A thrilling third-day finish could be in prospect at Lord’s where Division Two rivals Kent and Middlesex continue to cross swords in an action-packed Specsavers County Championship match.

Middlesex’s Ethan Bamber departed from his family’s well-worn path into the film industry in favour of sporting adventure.

Middlesex’s James Harris grabbed five wickets on day one of his side’s County Championship match at Wantage Road as Northants ended on 332-8.

Middlesex toiled in the afternoon session on day one of their County Championship match against Northants after Ricardo Vasconcelos hit an unbeaten century at Wantage Road.

Middlesex’s talented 19-year-old bowler – and former North Middlesex paceman – Ethan Bamber made his first class debut against Northants on Sunday during day one of their County Championship clash. Read Layth Yousif’s morning session report from Wantage Road on Sunday.

Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the early games on day 13 of the tournament

The temperature nudged the mercury towards nearly 30c as the man sat down on a bench, sited between Grace Road’s evocative pavilion and the sight screen.

Eoin Morgan has reiterated his desire to win back a place in Middlesex’s Specsavers County Championship side for the first time in almost three years.

England’s women will have a shot at netball gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time after a thrilling semi-final win over Jamaica on the Gold Coast.

England’s women bounced back from their semi-final penalty shuffles heartbreak to bag a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.

England’s women will play for Commonwealth Games gold in the basketball competition after they outplayed Canada in a 65-53 semi-final win on the Gold Coast.

Three memories. A trio of insights into character as much as talent. It is 2011 – the last time Middlesex’s County Cricket Club’s won promotion – and a Sydney-born Australian with an English mother and a British passport is batting with Andrew Strauss at Lord’s.

England captain Alex Danson admitted her team were devastated to have lost their semi-final to New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.

England’s women face a battle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on Saturday after suffering penalty shuffles heartbreak in their semi-final.

England’s men face a tough semi-final against hosts Australia at the Commonwealth Games after suffering a last-gasp defeat in their final group game.

When it comes to netball, the Commonwealth Games really is the sport’s Olympics and former Barking Abbey Academy pupil Kadeen Corbin is going for gold.

Middlesex captain Dawid Malan is prepared to believe Australia’s bowlers were unaware of Steve Smith’s ball-tampering plot in South Africa.

Cricket: Morgan rues England collapse

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Eoin Morgan could only rue the collapse which cost England a one-day international series victory against New Zealand.

Eoin Morgan was thankful to England’s “Mr Reliable” Chris Woakes and one moment of telling fortune which helped his team close out a thrilling four-run victory over New Zealand in Wellington.

Dawid Malan has revealed England are searching for ways to cut Billy Stanlake, Australia’s 6ft 8in paceman, down to size.

New Zealand adventure for Cordingley and Higgins

In an article from our ‘Year In Sport’ pullout, the next 12 months for Eddie Jones’ men are previewed

It’s time for our Arsenal fan Q&A. This week we have a loyal Gooner from down under Micky Brock. Read on Micky’s passionate interview as he shares his favourite player (George Armstrong), scrapes at West Brom, his dear old dad giving him a love of The Arsenal by sharing tales of our 1930s stars and much, much more.

131 exhibitors are participating in this year’s modern and contemporary art festival

Cornwall theatre company Kneehigh returns to Shoreditch Town Hall with their production of The Tin Drum. Director Mike Shepherd fills us in

England’s women were left empty-handed at the Hockey World League Final after losing their bronze medal play-off to Korea in New Zealand on Sunday.

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.

Two goals from Sophie Bray sent England’s women into the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final in Auckland, New Zealand.

Hockey World League: England 4 China 1

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

England’s women proved too strong for China to book a quarter-final place at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

England’s women were edged out by a solitary in their second match at the Hockey World League Final in New Zealand.

Hockey World League: England 0 Germany 2

Saturday, November 18, 2017

England’s women made a losing start to their Hockey World League final campaign in New Zealand overnight.

Premier League 2: Arsenal under-23s 2 Sunderland under-23s 0

Middlesex skipper Adam Voges is tipping county team-mate Steven Finn to be part of the England selection shake-up for this winter’s Ashes tour to Australia after bowling the county to the brink of first division safety in the Specsavers County Championship top flight thisweek.

Emma Bartholomew eats at The Don, a smart City restaurant with elegant surroundings and charming service that won’t break the bank

Adam McAlavey’s latex costume creations are making the trip to New Zealand for the World of Wearable Art awards next week

England Hockey have announced an 18-strong women’s squad for the Rabo EuroHockey Championships in the Netherlands later this month.

New Zealand batsman heads off to Caribbean Premier League

Middlesex beat Essex by 72 runs after posting a formidable 203-6 at Lord’s.

Brooke Dennis tells ZOE PASKETT about setting up The London Loom in Hackney Downs

England 4 India 1

Middlesex won a thrilling T20 match against London rivals Surrey by a single wicket on Thursday at a sold-out Lords.

England 3 Poland 0

Women’s team ready for action in South Africa

We wanted to beat All Blacks says Saracens lock

New Zealand 15 British & Irish Lions 15

New head coach Vettori makes first picks

Club welcomes new coach Vettori

Defending champions visit Division One leaders

Maori All Blacks 10 British & Irish Lions 32

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