The prospect of a parliamentary fightback against the result of the EU referendum gathered pace on Sunday, with pro-remain figures saying they would not “roll over and give up”.
Jessica Ennis-Hill believes she is fitter now than at any time since winning heptathlon gold at London 2012 and she showed her Olympic defence is on track by scoring an impressive 6,733 points to win the IAAF Combined Events Challenge in Ratingen, Germany.
The lives of Iceland’s players will “change forever” if they force their way into the quarter‑finals of the European Championship at England’s expense, according to their joint‑manager Heimir Hallgrimsson, who has urged his side to seize the opportunity to make history. Icelandhave players with Premier League experience such as Gylfi Sigurdsson and Eidur Gudjohnsen and their other joint-manager, Lars Lagerback, was unbeaten in six meetings with England while coaching Sweden.
In the end nobody was on fire at the Parc des Princes. No one seemed that terrified either, except perhaps those spectators haunted by the possibility this gruelling last-16 match might stretch on into extra time.
Poland will bring the curtain up on the Euro 2016 quarter-finals when they meet Portugal in Marseille on Thursday, just as they opened the last 16 on Saturday.
Dimitri Payet has been a revelation since his move to West Ham United a year ago today.
The Leeds United forward is highly rated at Elland Road.
The veteran pair are set to be released by Everton this summer.
West Brom are reportedly pushing to sign Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe.
The Liverpool striker will be key according to the former striker.
By some distance, the best performance at the championship so far – no matter how willingly Turkey appeared to roll over and take a pummelling.
The final matches from Group A are contested this evening, with France already through to the knock-out stages.
As news broke of Microsoft’s $26.2bn acquisition of LinkedIn last week, one wag took to Twitter to quip: “Satya Nadella makes bold final attempt to stop LinkedIn from emailing him.”