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Cook defies South Africa on rain-shortened day

Media playback is not supported on this device Root out after De Kock takes ‘unbelievable’ catch Alastair Cook’s battling 82 held England together on a rain-affected [...]

Pressure led me to self-harm – ex-Olympic bobsleigher

Media playback is not supported on this device Intense pressure led me to self-harm, says ex-bobsleigher Wilson A British Winter Olympic athlete has told how she self-harmed as she [...]

World Swimming Championships: Litchfield, Scott & Davies miss out on medals

Max Litchfield (far right) missed out on a podium finish in the 200m individual medley Three British swimmers missed out on medals by a combined 1.04 seconds on day five of the World Championships. Max Litchfield [...]

Yarmouth: Winner Mandarin Princess was actually stablemate Millie’s Kiss

The result officially stands for betting purposes, but some bookmakers will pay out on the horses finishing first and second. British horse racing’s governing body is to investigate after the ‘wrong [...]

Leading F1 drivers back ‘halo’ introduction

The ‘halo’ was found to be the only device that both successfully passed the test of deflecting a wheel fired at it at 150mph and provided a largely unobstructed view Leading Formula 1 drivers have backed [...]

Tour de France champion Froome to race in Vuelta a Espana

Froome won his third successive Tour de France on Sunday Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has confirmed he will ride in the “vicious” Vuelta a Espana this year in pursuit of a historic [...]

BBC to broadcast US PGA golf live across TV, radio and online

American Jimmy Walker won his first major with a one-shot victory at the 2016 US PGA Championship BBC Sport will broadcast live coverage of the US PGA Championship in August across TV, radio and online. The 2017 [...]

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A Bolt-like showman: The rise and rise of Adam Peaty

Media playback is not supported on this device Peaty storms to 50m breaststroke gold In the time-honoured phrase, Britain’s Adam Peaty said he had experienced a “rollercoaster [...]

Football ‘in dark ages’ over homophobia – ex-rugby star Thomas

Media captionGareth Thomas says football fans “get away with” using homophobic abuse Football risks “being left in the dark ages” unless more is done to tackle homophobia in the game, ex-Wales rugby star [...]