Cheltenham heartache for Espoir

Trainer Gavin Cromwell says exciting novice Espoir D'Allen will miss the Cheltenham Festival after a busy first half of the season.
The French import was fancied for either the Supreme Novices' Hurdle and the JCB Triumph Hurdle after winning on his first four starts, but failed to perform in read more...

Haas happy with engine options

Gene Haas believes the decision to limit teams to just three engines will not have an adverse effect in 2018.
The American's self-title outfit are set to enter their third season in the sport and have again chosen to go with the Ferrari power unit. Haas feels the familiarity will pay off in read more...

Paice slams Irish performance

London Irish veteran David Paice says he was embarrassed by Saturday's collapse away at Northampton.
The Exiles led 14-3 heading into the break at Franklin's Gardens but their advantage was overturned within eight minutes of the second stanza, and they eventually had to settle for a 25-17 de read more...

Weir urges Scots to out-think England

Former Scotland lock Doddie Weir says brains will be just as important as brawn if they are to beat England in the Six Nations.
The pair meet at Murrayfield for the Calcutta Cup and despite the hosts aiming for a first victory since 2008, hopes are high they can break their duck. A poor open read more...

Ulloa eyes permanent Seagulls move

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa has hinted that he would like to make his loan move to Brighton permanent in the summer.
The Argentine left Brighton to join the Foxes in 2014 and was part of Leicester’s title-winning side in the 2015-16 season. However, he has slipped down the pecking orde read more...

O’Neill delighted with Israel fixture

Boss Michael O'Neill is delighted that Northern Ireland will complete their 2018 programme against Israel in September.
The Green and White Army failed to make it to the 2018 World Cup and will begin their qualifying for the 2020 European Championship in March 2019. However they still have m read more...

New Red Bull run out for Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo was behind the wheel as Red Bull launched their new 2018 Formula 1 car at a soggy Silverstone filming day on Monday.
The Milton Keynes-based outfit became the first of the grid's usual front-runners to break cover with their new car for the forthcoming season. The new RB14 s read more...

Muguruza confirms plans to play in Birmingham

Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza has confirmed she will prepare for this year's tournament by playing at the Birmingham Classic.
The two-time Grand Slam champion burst onto the scene last year after she beat Venus Williams at SW19 to win the title last year. The 24-year-old has previously read more...

O’Brien predicts big Barney show

Fergal O'Brien says he is expecting a big run from Barney Dwan when he lines up at next month's Cheltenham Festival.
The eight-year-old finished a solid second in the Pertemps Final at last year's Festival and O'Brien is lining him up for a go at the extended two-and-a-half-mile Close Brothe read more...

Watson – I considered quitting

American Bubba Watson has confirmed he did consider quitting the game of golf before winning the Genesis Open on Sunday.
The 39-year-old had taken a one-shot lead into the final round of the Riviera and he managed to score a final round 69. He eventually finished on 12-under par and two shot read more...