Monthly Archives: July 2012

Odds suggest Phelps is poised to create Olympic history tonight

The American enters two races this evening and is favourite in both of them

Great Britain v Brazil: Unbeaten hosts can hold gold-medal hopefuls

Brazil didn’t do any better against New Zealand than Hope Powell’s side

West Ham get busy in the transfer market with Carroll poised to join

The Liverpool striker isn’t the only player thought to be heading to east London though

Sunderland find solution to striker shortage in the Championship

Martin O’Neill is determined to capture Wolves forward Steven Fletcher

Girolamo can upset St Leger entrants at Glorious Goodwood

Girolamo's Germany Derby third is the best form on offer in the Gordon Stakes

Murray v Nieminen: Brit to enjoy serene passage into round three

Andy Murray has won all four meetings with Jarkko Nieminen, including one on grass

Dutch defender to make big Aston Villa difference at set pieces

Ron Vlaar can help organise defensively and be a big aerial threat offensively

Spain’s pain thrusts Stuart Pearce’s Great Britain into medal contention

Great Britain are joint second favourites as several frontrunners flounder

England v South Africa: Strauss’ men out to bounce back in 2nd Test

Defeat in the first Test means England need to justify their number one ranking

Lochte to be crowned new king of the pool as Phelps looks rusty

Ryan Lochte claimed the first blow in the all-American duel with Michael Phelps

Hamilton back in the championship hunt after Hungary win

The McLaren driver led from the front to join Aryton Senna on three wins in Hungary

Carroll’s Euro ambition puts Newcastle back in hot seat

The Liverpool striker has said he will only leave Anfield for European football

Arshavin open to capital stay at the Cottage

The Russian playmaker will leave Arsenal but Fulham will offer him the chance to stay in London

Cancellara injury further boosts Wiggins’ time trial chances

The time trial champion from Beijing in 2008 crashed in the road race

Spurs set to hijack Liverpool’s move for Swansea supremo

Andre Villas-Boas is set for a cut price deal for Team GB midfielder Joe Allen

Free-transfer striker fails to boost Clarke’s West Brom job security

Markus Rosenberg looks to have chosen joining West Brom over Serie A's Pescara

China fancied to take home most Olympic gold medals

China have enjoyed the best start in the aquatics events

Unstoppable Taylor set to make it lucky 13

The Power was in typical irrepressible form seeing off Ronnie Baxter in the semi-final

Team GB v UAE: Pearce’s side searching for a much-needed win

Team GB need both a win and impressive performance to engage a nation

Andy Murray v Stanislas Wawrinka: tricky opener for home favourite

The British number one has a potentially awkward test against the Swiss hopeful

Man United look increasingly likely to beat Man City to Arsenal striker

The two other Robin van Persie admirers have encountered difficulties

Hamilton dominates in Hungary as McLaren continue to impress

McLaren's 150th pole position secured with ease as Hamilton leads from the off

World Matchplay Semi-Finals: Only four remain at the Winter Gardens

Wade, Jenkins, Baxter and Taylor still vying to be crowned king of the Matchplay

Great Britain v Cameroon: Hosts to enjoy a straight-forward victory

A clean sheet appears likely against Group E’s least experienced team

Practice hints Hamilton can extend McLaren’s Hungary dominance

McLaren have won the Hungarian Grand Prix in five of the last seven years

Taylor, Lewis and Wade to reach Darts Match Play semi finals

Andy Hamilton can pose a strong challenge to Phil Taylor at the Winter Gardens

Arsenal favourites to sign Real Madrid midfielder on loan

Nuri Sahin set to join the London club for 2012-2013 season

Contract rescission beckons for Arsenal and Tottenham target

Inter could cancel Julio Cesar’s contract in an attempt to trim wage bill