John Part talks to Darts Show Podcast about strict protocols put in place for him for World Matchplay

Sky Sports’ expert analyst John Part speaks to The Darts Show Podcast about the strict protocols in place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes for the World Matchplay. The three-time world champion champion was part of the Sky Sports line-up at the Marshall Arena, where he was forced to

Cross-country relay proposed for 2024 Paris Olympics

A mixed cross-country relay race has been proposed for inclusion at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, 100 years after it was last staged in the same city. Each team would be composed of two men and two women with each member of the team running two legs of the

Pakistan’s Khushdil Shah ruled out of first England Test

Khushdil Shah will miss Pakistan’s first Test against England with a fractured thumb, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have confirmed. The 25-year-old left-hander has been ruled out for up to three weeks after injuring his left thumb while batting during Saturday’s training session in Derby. England confirm Ireland, Pakistan dates

World Matchplay: Rob Cross suffers shock first round defeat as Peter Wright advances

Defending champion Rob Cross suffered a shock first-round World Matchplay defeat to debutant Gabriel Clemens, on a night that saw world champion Peter Wright ditch his glasses to avoid another huge upset. On Saturday’s opening night the seeds all advanced despite being at their best but fourth seed and last

England vs West Indies – Live Match Coverage

​​​​​​​England have a fight on their hands as they look to level the #raisethebat Test series against the West Indies, needing to take 10 wickets on day five, currently leading by 219 runs. Scorecard | Commentary England’s best hope of victory in the second Test – with time lost to

Azhar Ali XI vs Babar Azam XI – Live Match Coverage

Pakistan batsman Abid Ali has been cleared of concussion after being struck on the helmet in an intra-squad warm-up game Pakistan batsman Abid Ali was cleared of significant injury but will take no further part in the team’s opening intra-squad match after he was hit on the helmet while fielding at short leg at

England vs West Indies – Live Match Coverage

Ben Stokes and Dom Sibley scored fine centuries before England reduced West Indies to 32-1 in their first innings on day two of the second #raisethebat Test at Emirates Old Trafford. Scorecard | Commentary Stokes (176) and Sibley (120) shared in a massive 260-run partnership for the fourth wicket, occupying

Michael van Gerwen relishing World Matchplay despite ‘strange’ atmosphere

Michael van Gerwen has encouraged everybody to smile as the World Matchplay continues the return of competitive darts following the sport’s hiatus.  Saturday will be the first of nine days of live coverage from Milton Keynes, where this year’s tournament will be held behind closed doors and away from its

UK Sport denies endangering athletes with experimental substance before London 2012

UK Sport has denied putting athletes’ welfare at risk after a national newspaper claimed British Olympians had been given an experimental substance ahead of London 2012. The Mail on Sunday reported public money was used to provide a select band of athletes with an energy drink called ‘DeltaG’, claiming there

ECB announces guidelines for recreational cricket’s return

The England and Wales Cricket Board has announced guidelines for the return of recreational cricket this weekend, including for players to remain socially distanced at all times. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed last weekend that club cricket could return from July 11. Competitive 11-a-side games as well as training can