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New York attorney general orders daily fantasy sports firms to shut down

Statue Of Liberty

New York’s attorney general has ordered daily fantasy sports firms DraftKings and FanDuel to cease operations with consumers in the state, claiming their games constitute illegal gambling under New York law – the most significant blow yet in the mounting legal challenge facing what’s become a multibillion-dollar industry.


On The Beach In Nice Chris Agiasotis

Summer, Sun, Sand and Sport

With the wonderful weather we’ve been having recently, a spot of frolicking in the sun is in order. We bring you a list of some of the best British beach pastimes in the year ahead.


Britain's Queen Elizabeth at Ascot

The Queen’s Guy Fawkes is put down after suffering a serious injury

The Queen’s hopes of seeing her colours carried to victory at Royal Ascot in the week of her 90th birthday celebrations suffered a miserable reverse here on Thursday as Guy Fawkes, her runner in the King George V Handicap, sustained a serious injury in the early stages of the race and was subsequently put down.