Virat Kohli, the bristling embodiment of a confident modern Indian Cricket Team, scored his 15th Test century and celebrated in fitting fashion. The leap in the air, the swift removal of the helmet, the circling of the bat to all parts of this cricketing colosseum: for a brief moment, as the near-capacity crowd rose, a sport that continues to attract angst over its future felt in remarkably... View details ⇨
'Hockey has become a bit more front and centre. We are professional athletes. We’re privileged in Britain to have lots of sports we’re good at and we want lots of media coverage of that. I love sport, all of the sport, I want to read about it all. I think it’s the time for hockey to try and wedge ourselves in there with the other big sports'
Not since Muhammad Ali entertained his battalion of media admirers with unprecedented wit and charm in the 60s and 70s has a world heavyweight champion seemed so disarmingly comfortable in his skin as Anthony Joshua on the eve of battle
At 5am on Thursday Keaton Jennings jumped out of bed in a state of blind panic, convinced he had slept through his alarm and missed the team bus. Nine hours later, he was raising his bat in celebration after becoming the 19th England batsman to taste the sweet success of scoring a Test century on debut.