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As predicted here earlier in the week, Cheltenham will start to water but it is going to be sooner rather than later with the track’s clerk of the course, Simon Claisse, telling the Times that he will begin “selective watering” on Thursday if the forecast for predominantly dry weather is confirmed this morning.Continue reading...
• Sunderland manager charged with improper conduct for kicking water bottle
• Bruce has been formally reminded of his responsibilities
• Poyet plays down touchline clash with Bruce
• Match report: Hull City 1-1 Sunderland
Gus Poyet has been charged with improper conduct over his touchline confrontation with Steve Bruce, the Football Association has announced.
The Sunderland manager has until 6pm on 9 March to respond to the charge after being sent to the stands for kicking a drinks holder and then arguing with Bruce after seeing Jack Rodwell booked for diving by the referee, Mike Dean.Continue reading...
India won their first Cricket World Cup in 1983 and Australia emulated their achievement in 1987. Here we look back at some of the players who excelled at the tournaments, including Duncan Fletcher, Viv Richards and Graham Gooch
By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog, part of the Guardian Sport Network
What was it with Duncan Fletcher annoying Australians at Trent Bridge? In 2005 the mere sight of the England coach sitting smugly on the balcony was the final straw that seemingly broke Ricky Ponting’s back. Twenty-two years before, the actions of the Zimbabwean on the field embarrassed Australia and did little to help the position of an Australian skipper struggling to keep his ship in order.Continue reading...
Also featuring: Lukas Podolski misery, women’s rugby union, a time-wasting masterclass and more
1) It’s FA Cup quarter-final time. Arsenal are travelling to Manchester United, so no compendium would be complete without a mention of this Ryan Giggs effort from 1999. Of course that was a semi-final replay, this is the quarter-final, so maybe this is more apt, when a United team containing seven defenders swept past a full-strength Arsenal side. But perhaps nothing is more associated with a Cup clash between these two than the name Sunderland, and five minutes of utter, glorious madness.
• Rare chance for black African to coach one of continent’s top teams
• Birmingham fans open their hearts to Senegal’s grieving captain
Senegal have appointed the former Birmingham City and Portsmouth midfielder Aliou Cissé as coach, a rare chance for a black African to take charge of one of the continent’s top teams.
The Senegal Football Federation says Cissé, who captained Senegal to the World Cup quarter-finals in 2002, has signed a four-year contract. His position will be evaluated in two years following the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.Continue reading...
Competition and Markets Authority has undertakings from brokers in secondary market that they will improve transparency about fees and restrictions
Ticket resale websites such as Seatwave and Viagogo have been told they must be clear and upfront about their costs as part of a fresh clampdown on the £1bn sector.