Aidan O’Brien: the trainer who is leading the pack

The Irishman is a deserved winner of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities international award

Ryder Cup 2018: American vs European beers

The beers to drink while watching Europe and America’s best golfers do battle

What does it take to get a horse to Royal Ascot?

Camilla Swift visits Andrew Balding’s Park House Stables in the build up to the famous meeting

An English gent is getting greyhound racing back on track

With dog tracks closing across the country, Lord Hesketh is on a mission to revive the sport

A trivial history of the World Cup

From the physio who had to be stretchered off to Gary Lineker’s unfortunate accident

Bryony Frost is the jockey to watch at Cheltenham Festival

Five things to look out for at the greatest show on turf

The agony (and occasional ecstasy) of following the Ashes through the night

How to cope with supporting England into the early hours

Rugby with a male and female touch

Mixed touch rugby is one of Britain’s fastest growing sports

Don’t waste your money on Mayweather-McGregor

The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor won’t be worth the hype or the pay-per-view fee

Horse racing’s big spenders haven’t been spooked by Brexit

Leicester City’s Thai owner is aiming to replicate his Premier League success on the racing track

‘England can win the Champions Trophy’: Michael Vaughan interview

The former England cricket captain looks ahead to the one day international tournament

Why the Epsom Derby Festival is the highlight of the racing year

It’s a celebration of horse racing unlike any other

Eliud Kipchoge runs behind the team of pacemakers during the Nike Breaking2 attempt

Why Nike’s push to break the two-hour marathon has little to do with sport

The Breaking2 project is not the pure sporting endeavour it might appear to be

If Anthony Joshua is the future of boxing, God help us

Boxing is crying out for a charismatic leading light, but Joshua isn’t that man

It’s finally time snooker ditched the bow tie

Breaking with tradition would help bring snooker to a new audience

How to pick a Grand National winner

From algorithm to blind luck, there are many ways to choose which horse to bet on

Bet on new stars being born at Cheltenham Festival 2017

Thistlecrack will be missing, but there are plenty of other horses worth backing at this year’s Cheltenham

Interview: AP McCoy on betting, boobs and boozing at the Cheltenham Festival

The 20-time champion jockey discusses life after racing and what inspired him to write Jilly Cooper-style bonkbusters

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