WITH a couple of minutes to go at an increasingly lively Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Jack Grealish stretched out a tired leg and brought Lucas Moura to the ground.
Pep desperate for a world-class goalscorer - so pay £150m while there is still time
12pm: Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo says he expects Harry Kane to remain at the club this summer, but what might happen on transfer deadline day is out of his hands.
12pm: Callum Wilson admitted there will be some soul-searching from Newcastle over the next few days after they started their Premier League campaign with a 4-2 defeat at home to West Ham.
12pm: Mark Cavendish has today been confirmed as the first rider for next month’s Tour of Britain
NUNO Espirito Santo defiantly insisted he expects to keep Harry Kane after his Tottenham tenure got under way with a stirring win over champions Manchester City.
AFTER two weeks competing in empty stadiums, Britain’s Olympians finally got the celebrations they deserved last night.
Says Dame Sarah Storey bidding for a 15th gold next week
BRITISH Olympic sprinter CJ Ujah is expected to argue that a labelling error led to him unwittingly taking two banned substances before helping Team GB to a silver medal in the 4x100m relay.
Alex Yee made us proud with triathlon gold and silver medals, but he has unfinished business…
GREAT Britain sprinter CJ Ujah has denied cheating after breaking his silence over a positive drug test at the Tokyo Olympics.
IT is a ‘tragedy’ that every member of Team GB’s 4x100m relay team could lose their Olympic silver medals due to CJ Ujah’s alleged doping violation, says Britain’s Olympics chief.
TEAM GB could be stripped of one its Olympic medals after a sprinter was suspended for a suspected doping violation yesterday.
BRITISH sprinter CJ Ujah has been provisionally suspended for an alleged doping violation, just a week after winning a silver medal for Team GB in the 4x100m relay at the Olympics.
CARETAKER coach Willie Poching helped Wakefield end a five-match losing run with a thrilling Super League win over Warrington in his first game in charge.
WE got together when we were 15. My dad always said: “Make sure you marry a tall man” and Rob’s probably the smallest person I could have found.
FROM my perch on the sofa, I can see my two daughters, Macy and Maya, running riot in the garden. My little boy, Jackson, is playing by my feet. It’s just right for kicking a ball around with your son.
An incredible interview to make you laugh and cry. The inspirational Burrow family discuss Rob’s rugby heroics and his battle with MND
RICHARD Cockerill is set to join a revamped England coaching staff, with the appointment of the former international hooker expected to be officially confirmed next week.
MARK WOOD gave England hope of winning the second Test against India at Lord’s — then left them fearing for his fitness after he injured his shoulder diving in the field.
THE ball reared up out of nowhere on a pitch that had been dying by the over and penetrated an Indian wall in the form of Cheteshwar Pujara that had held firm against everything England could muster.
An amazing sight greeted me as I walked to the ground yesterday. A cyclist with huge billboards was circling the ground. It appeared to be an advert for a book about MCC in-fighting called The Covers Are Off by the one and only Charles Sale. Our legendary former columnist is still causing mayhem at Lord’s and he’s not even here.
MARK WOOD finished day four at Lord’s with a sore shoulder and figures of three for 40 — his best analysis in 13 home Tests.
PLAYERS no longer involved in the Hundred will be permitted to participate in the knockout stage of the Royal London Cup from today following a controversial late rule call.
WHEN Joe Root walked off on Saturday evening with an unbeaten 180 to his name, some wondered whether he might just have played his fifth-best innings of the year. As the millennial meme goes, it’s Root’s world — and we’re just living in it.
VIRAT KOHLI couldn’t quite believe it, but then he rarely can. Shortly before lunch on the fourth day, as India tried to repair the damage caused by the cheap loss of their in-form openers, he fended at Sam Curran and was caught behind for 20. For a moment, time stood still. But then, with Kohli, it always does.
JONNY Bairstow is one of cricket’s curiosities: valued highly enough to play 76 Test matches for England but not to be given a settled role in the side.
THE most celebrated career in tennis history was hanging by a thread last night after Roger Federer announced he would undergo his third knee surgery inside two years.
JO Konta’s frustrating summer took another turn for the worse when she withdrew from the National Bank Open in Montreal last night, just two weeks before the start of the US Open.
SERENA Williams’ hopes of playing in the US Open are in doubt after she withdrew from the main warm-up event with the leg injury she suffered at Wimbledon.
12pm: Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati – the main warm-up event for the US Open - in order to focus on her recovery from the leg injury she suffered at Wimbledon.
A disastrous finish to his final round at the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina yesterday cost Justin Rose the title, a spot in the $60million FedEx Cup play-offs beginning this week — and perhaps his place in Europe’s Ryder Cup team.
GOLF: Justin Rose has given himself a shot at qualifying for the end-of-season FedEx Cup playoffs after carding a one under par 69 on day three of the Wyndham Championship.
SALE’S Julie Matthews credits former British senior amateur champion Cath Rawthore for their success in the Daily Mail Foursomes after the friends earned a place in the last 32.
McGinley fears legal battle to protect European & PGA Tours
5pm: Aston Martin have withdrawn their appeal against Sebastian Vettel's disqualification from the Hungarian Grand Prix.
LEWIS HAMILTON hit out at the decision to reprimand Sebastian Vettel for his rainbow T-shirt in support of the LGBTQ+ community in Hungary, calling it ‘bulls**t’ before adding that he will wear the same shirt next time.
LEWIS Hamilton fears he may be suffering the effects of long Covid — after coming close to collapse at the end of the Hungarian Grand Prix.
THE century of Grand Prix wins will have to wait. The most exhilarating drive of Lewis Hamilton’s 2021 season, however, may already be done.
LEWIS Hamilton says Formula One’s boo boys will only make him go faster as he endured a torrent of abuse nailing pole position for today’s Hungarian Grand Prix.
NICO Ali Walsh paid tribute to his grandfather Muhammad Ali as he won his first professional fight wearing a pair of shorts he had given him.
12pm: Muhammad Ali’s grandson has won his first boxing fight on his professional debut.
12pm: Great Britain’s medal-winning boxers have been backed to carry their Tokyo 2020 success into the professional ranks by GB Boxing chief executive Matt Holt.
30 years on from that fight which came so close to taking his life, the incredible Michael Watson shares his inspirational story
Red-hot jockey sure Sandrine can land big race
FRANKIE DETTORI hailed Palace Pier as the best miler he has ever ridden as the colt overcame a disrupted preparation to land back-to-back runnings of the Prix Jacques Le Marois at Deauville.
TRAINER Andrew Balding says the decision to test Alcohol Free’s stamina reserves in the Group One Juddmonte International Stakes at York’s Ebor meeting on Wednesday is a ‘shot to nothing’.
SOLDIER’S MINUTE (Ripon, nap, 3.45) has been knocking on the door in big sprint handicaps and his time could have arrived in the William Hill Great St Wilfrid Handicap.
12pm: A New Zealand Olympic cyclist has died suddenly at the age of 24, prompting calls for a review into mental health support for athletes.
THE bad news for the rest of the world? Great Britain’s wheels are particularly round. Just wait until the French find out.
IN THE Kenny household, there is only one colour that counts. After Rio 2016, when Laura Kenny talked about wanting two more medals to make a clock, she only included the 10 gold ones she and Jason had won.
5pm: Mark Cavendish is not ruling out another crack at the all-time record for Tour de France stage wins at the age of 37.