Olympian Lisa Mason calls for gymnastics to increase minimum age requirements for female participants

A call for gymnastics to increase minimum age requirements for female participants has been made by former Olympian Lisa Mason. To compete at senior level in international artistic gymnastics, men must turn 18 in the year of the competition, but women need only be 16. Mason, who competed at the Sydney Games in 2000 and […]

Norwich player to miss Premier League restart after testing positive for coronavirus

A Norwich player is set to miss the restart of the Premier League season after testing positive for coronavirus. The unnamed player was one of two positive results from the 1,200 checks across the division on Thursday and Friday and he must now isolate for seven days before being tested again, with the Canaries facing […]

live score and latest updates

What’s that unfamiliar feeling you have on this chilly Monday morning? Difficult to recognise in its rarity, but it is in fact the sense of England moving serenely to an away Test victory. Surely they can’t mess it up from here. Surely. Courtesy of a fine unbeaten 85 from Dom Sibley – who looks poised to […]

Jose Mourinho apologises to Eric Dier for 29th-minute substitution that put Tottenham on the path to victory

Goals from Dele Alli, Serge Aurier and two strikes from Harry Kane rescued the game for Tottenham after their abysmal start. Alli said Tottenham “could not have performed any worse” in the opening 45 minutes, adding that Mourinho could have substituted any of his players at that point.  “We were losing and the manager made […]

live score and latest updates from day five in Tauranga

Mitch Santner followed up his maiden century for New Zealand with a late three-wicket burst to leave a chastened England facing a mountainous task to save the first Test in Mount Maunganui. Santner had earlier driven England’s bowlers to distraction with an innings of 126 in a New Zealand record 261-run stand for the seventh wicket alongside BJ […]