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Banned Dettori to miss King George and Glorious Goodwood

Frankie Dettori will miss two of Flat racing’s showpiece events – the King George at Ascot and the Glorious Goodwood festival – after being banned for 10 days for careless riding. The 47-year-old Italian was penalised for his ride on ...

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'The toughest challenge in sport' – how do you stop king of clay Nadal?

French Open 2018 Venue: Roland Garros, Paris Dates: 27 May-10 June Coverage: Daily live radio and text commentaries on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app. The beauty about sport is we never know what might happen ...

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Will Vettel be king of the desert? Plus vote for your best Bahrain moment

Bahrain Grand Prix on the BBC Dates: 6-8 April Circuit: Bahrain International Coverage: Practice, qualifying and race across BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. The desert ...

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'Quality over quantity': Men should not play five sets, says King

Former world number one Billie Jean King has called for an end to five-set matches for men at Grand Slams. King, who won 12 Grand Slam titles including six at Wimbledon, said men’s matches could last too long. The 74-year-old ...

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Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

The Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should be renamed because of the 11-time champion’s “derogatory” views on sexuality, says Billie Jean King. Court, who holds the record for winning most Grand Slam singles titles at 24, is an opponent of ...

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Australian Open 2018: Billie Jean King wants Margaret Court Arena renamed

The Australian Open’s Margaret Court Arena should be renamed because of the 11-time champion’s “derogatory” views on sexuality, says Billie Jean King. Court, who holds the record for winning most Grand Slam singles titles at 24, is an opponent of ...

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King George VI Chase: Might Bite claims thrilling victory

The 6-4 favourite Might Bite held on in an exciting finish to win the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park. Nico de Boinville’s mount, who has been known for his quirky nature, was at the head of affairs throughout ...

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King George VI Chase: Might Bite set to take on Thistlecrack

King George VI Chase Venue: Kempton Park Date: Tuesday, 26 December Time: 15:05 GMT Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live Might Bite will face seven rivals, including last year’s winner Thistlecrack, in the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing ...

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Sizing John to miss King George VI Chase at Kempton, says Jessica Harrington

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Sizing John is to miss the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, says trainer Jessica Harrington. She said he may run in the Christmas Chase at Leopardstown on 28 December. Defending champion Thistlecrack ...

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UK Snooker Championship: Shaun Murphy & Mark King annoyed by fans

Fans getting into the festive spirit annoyed both Shaun Murphy and Mark King during their UK Championship quarter-final on Friday. Murphy won 6-1, but both players were unhappy with some of the crowd. “There were several people who looked as ...

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