Tracey Neville hails an ‘exceptional performance’ from her England Vitality Roses

England head coach Tracey Neville hailed an “exceptional performance” from her Vitality Roses after they finished the Quad Series with a 52-49 victory over the world-leaders the Australian Diamonds. The Roses fell agonisingly short of the five-goal margin that they needed to take a first Quad Series title. However, the manner in which they bounced back after a frustrating loss […]

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‘We left a few All-Irelands behind us’ says Tyrone’s Owen Mulligan

Following his retirement, Owen Mulligan lamented that he did not win more with Tyrone. Having spent the autumn of his playing days with Fulham Irish in London, far away from Sam Maguires with Tyrone or All-Ireland club titles with Cookstown, ‘Mugsy’ has a few regrets: “It was getting too hard. I probably played a year more than I should have […]

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Laura Muir secures Great Britain relay win at Great Stirling Cross Country

Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the Great Stirling Cross Country mixed relay. Muir’s fellow Scot Jamie Williamson and England’s Alex Bell and Phil Sesemann were the other members of the hosts’ victorious quartet. Muir ran the final kilometre in four minutes, 38 seconds as GB triumphed in a time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds. Europe claimed second […]

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Rob Key on Australia’s struggles, Ashley Giles’ priorities and his England team to face Windies

Which spinners should play for England in the Caribbean? What are Ashley Giles’ priorities in his new role? Who has the best pace attack in world cricket? Rob Key answers these questions and more… Australia are struggling at the moment, with a 2-1 home series defeat to India the latest low point. How do you assess their current situation? If […]

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VOTE: Netball moment of 2018

It’s been a wonderful year for Netball with many golden moments. We’ve selected five of the best, and now it’s time to pick yours. England winning gold in the last second of the Commonwealth Games is among those selected. As well as their sensational record win over New Zealand in the Tri-Series. Tamsin Greenway’s title-winning Wasps are also in the […]

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James Wade behaviour against Seigo Asada investigated by Darts Regulation Authority

The Darts Regulation Authority (DRA) says it will take into consideration mitigating factors, if it is found that James Wade has a case to answer for being in breach of the rules, following his behaviour in the second round of the PDC World Darts Championships. Wade has apologised after celebrating in the face of his Japanese opponent, Seigo Asada, and […]

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Thursday at the World Darts Championship with Mensur Suljovic headlining

Seventh-seed Mensur Suljovic headlines day eight of the World Darts Championship, where two-time winner Adrian Lewis, Stephen Bunting and Mervyn King are all in second-round action. Colin Lloyd’s One to Watch “I don’t think you can afford to miss Adrian Lewis v Ted Evetts. Adrian has had a tough time but I’ve spent some time with him lately at an […]

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Six of the biggest shocks in World Darts Championship history

Peter Wright suffered a shock defeat against Spain’s Toni Alcinas on Sunday night at the World Darts Championship and following that result, we’ve reflected on six of the biggest upsets in the tournament’s history. Wright’s defeat against Alcinas was the first big shock at this year’s World Championship, as ‘Snakebite’ became the highest seed to lose his opening match at […]

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Anastasia Dobromyslova ready for World Championship return

Ten years on from making her PDC World Championship debut, Anastasia Dobromyslova is looking to create more history ahead of her Alexandra Palace return. Dobromyslova became just the second woman to feature at a PDC World Championship when she was beaten 5-3 in the preliminary round by Remco van Eijden in 2009. Prior to this year’s event, Gayl King was […]

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Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor undergoes knee surgery

Mayo footballer Cillian O’Connor recently underwent knee surgery, and is expected back “in the coming weeks”. James Horan is currently preparing his side for the new season as they aim to bounce back from an early championship exit in 2018. As their preparations continue for the FBD Connacht League and National League, they will be without O’Connor for a spell. […]

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