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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Jan Brittin: England's leading female Test run scorer dies aged 58

Jan Brittin, England’s leading female Test run scorer, has died from cancer aged 58. Brittin scored 1,935 runs in 27 Test matches, making five centuries in a 19-year international career. She was part of England’s World Cup-winning squad in 1993 ...

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Leading drivers back 'halo' introduction

Leading Formula 1 drivers have backed the decision to introduce the controversial ‘halo’ head protection system next season. Four-time champion Sebastian Vettel said the sport would be “ignorant and stupid” not to use the device. Fernando Alonso said it would ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Paul Carberry: Leading Irish jockey announces retirement

Leading Irish jockey Paul Carberry has announced his retirement from the saddle after a distinguished career. The 42-year-old, who won the Grand National in 1999 on Bobbyjo, trained by his father Tommy, had not ridden competitively since September because of ...

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Russia should remain banned, says leading IOC official

Russia’s athletes should stay banned from international competition and not be allowed to take part in the Rio Games, says a leading Olympic official. International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has also branded Russia’s anti-doping agency and athletics body ...

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Bryan Mitchell a leading candidate for Yanks' swingman role

Stacy Revere/Getty Images Bryan Mitchell, who goes two innings Friday, can serve Yanks out of bullpen or in the rotation. LAKELAND, Fla. – Second baseman Starlin Castro was among the Yankees’ most significant offseason upgrades, but Joe Girardi also “knew ...

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Royals have 7 players leading positions in All-Star voting

Ed Zurga/Getty Images Led by top-vote getter Salvador Perez, the Royals have seven players poised to start this year’s All-Star game. The reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals continue to dominate the 2015 MLB All-Star Game ballot, with seven ...

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