Alastair Cook has admitted that he had been considering resigning as England’s captain throughout the summer, revealing he decided to stay on the morning after regaining the Ashes last Sunday.
The Etihad Stadium chief has confessed he expects a defensive showing from today’s opponents.
Last weekend, one of the most glittering alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur did not show up to give a school prize as he had promised.
Novak Djokovic brought Jeremy Chardy’s week-long love affair with Montreal to a chastening conclusion as he advanced to the final of the Rogers Cup with a clinically efficient straight-sets win.
The last major of the golfing year is routinely the most exciting. Just because the US PGA Championship lacks the history of the Open or the allure of Augusta National, its compelling nature should not be understated. So it has proven again on the banks of Lake Michigan.
Jazz Summers, the legendary music manager behind acts including Wham!, the Verve, Snow Patrol, La Roux and London Grammar, has died aged 71 after a two-year bout of lung cancer.
Newcastle United suffered a 2-0 defeat to Swansea City away from home in the Premier League on Saturday.
If you were a child in the 60s, but born just too late to enjoy that decade’s major pop-culture phenomena when they were fresh, chances are that your biggest thrills were cheap and cheerful derivatives – the Monkees instead of the Beatles, and instead of Bond, American TV show The Man From UNCLE.
Jeremy Corbyn is more popular than the other Labour leadership candidates with the wider electorate and fares particularly well with Ukip supporters as well as those from his own party, a Survation poll suggests.
Bradley Wiggins’ return to track cycling, being made at the relatively ripe old age of 35 with the object of winning an eighth Olympic gold medal, continued in reassuring style in Derby on Friday night.