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ITV finally set to renew its deal to broadcast racing until...

ITV will continue to be the terrestrial home of horse racing under the terms of a new contract which is expected to be signed...

Trainer Marcus Tregoning has high hopes for Mohaather in the Sussex...

Trainer Marcus Tregoning has high hopes for Mohaather in the Group One...

Dilhan Eryurt: Who was the astrophysicist celebrated in today's Google Doodle?

Professor Dilhan Eryurt is being celebrated by Google today for her work featuring on the website's homepage as today's Google doodle. But who exactly...

Barry Geraghty retires from horse racing with a memorable legacy

The retirement of a great sportsman is always an inevitable eventuality, although when that time finally comes, it’s hard not to greet such a...

Liam Treadwell, 2009 Grand National-winning jockey, dies aged 34

Liam Treadwell, the jockey who achieved an improbable victory aboard a 100-1 shot in the Grand National in 2009, has died. The 34-year-old was...

Liam Treadwell dead: Grand National winning jockey tragically dies aged 34

Liam Treadwell has tragically passed away at the age of 34. The popular jockey famously rode 100-1 shot Mon Mome to victory in the...

All cricketers fail but great ones decide it was not their...

RC Robertson-Glasgow, cricket writer nonpareil, once famously asked: “Who ever hoped like a cricketer?” As England’s chosen 30 prepare to pack their bags for...

Kristen Stewart set to play Princess Diana in film detailing her...

Princess Diana: Her life and legacyPrincess Diana remains a beloved figure more than 20 years after her untimely death. See more photos of...

1,000 Guineas: can Millisle land Jessica Harrington more glory?

When Jessica Harrington was named Ireland’s sportswoman of the year in 2017, a couple of months before her 71st birthday, she listed three ambitions...

Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

(Reuters) - Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:...

Grand National-winning rider fined for serious breach of racing's rules

“I did wrong,” was the response from a contrite Brendan Powell, the Grand National-winning jockey who was belatedly punished on Thursday for an offence...

Factbox: Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on sports events around the world

(Reuters) - Major sports events around the world that are in the process of re-starting or have been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:...

Horse racing: Secretariat wins Triple Crown showdown

(Reuters) - Secretariat found his stride down the stretch and emerged victorious on Saturday in a computer-simulated Kentucky Derby, which pitted all of horse...

Virtual Kentucky Derby to decide greatest Triple Crown winner

(Reuters) - From Sir Barton in 1919 to Justify in 2018 there have been just 13 winners of North America’s Triple Crown, which is...

From football to F1: when will sports fans be able to...

Football The Premier League, which is suggesting a maximum of seven weeks to complete 92 matches, has set a tentative restart date of 13-14 June....

Paraplegic racing driver makes return to the track. From his basement

While competing in the NTT INDYCAR Series, the Canadian was propelled into the perimeter catch-fence at the Pocono racetrack in 2018 and, in an...

My favourite game: the 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup | Chris Cook

A bit of local rivalry always helps to crank up some sporting tension and it doesn’t get much more local than two racehorses stabled...

AP McCoy: 'The man in the street wants to know if...

“It’s scary how quick these things go,” says Sir Anthony McCoy, reflecting on the fact it is 10 years to the day on Friday...

Esports ride crest of a wave as figures rocket during Covid-19...

Esports have never had it so good. Although competitive video gaming hasn’t proven entirely invulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic, it isn’t doing so bad...

Talking Horses: Virtual Grand National generates £2.6m for NHS after 4.8m...

Bookmakers will donate profits of more than £2.6m to NHS Charities Together after Saturday’s Virtual Grand National, which was “won” by the 18-1 chance...

Tiger Roll avatar foiled as Potters Corner triumphs in Virtual Grand...

Potters Corner was given an extra helping of feed on Saturday night after a computerised version of the steeplechaser was first across the line...

Welsh raider Potters Corner wins Virtual Grand National

Ridden by 17-year-old Jack Tudor, the 18-1 shot held off a late challenge from Walk in the Mill, with a fading Tiger Roll having...