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Tennis participation levels in Britain have risen this summer, figures show

The number of people playing tennis in Britain has risen this summer, according to figures released by the Lawn Tennis Association. The LTA said 131,019 more people played tennis in June 2017 than in June 2016. The rise coincided with ...

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Phil Neville: Everton could 'do a Tottenham' this season

Everton will be one of the teams to watch this season and could “do a Tottenham” by challenging at the top of the Premier League, says former Toffees captain Phil Neville. Neville feels the return of Wayne Rooney, and the ...

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Russian GP: Boring? Predictable? Maybe not this year

Well here we go again. Back to Russia for a race that has generally been a bit of a procession and ended with the predictable outcome of Mercedes win. Yawwwnnnn. Fear not! Because this year it could be different. Mercedes ...

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Champions Trophy: This is England's best ever chance – Chris Woakes

England all-rounder Chris Woakes says England have their “best ever chance” to win the Champions Trophy, which the country is hosting from 1 June. Listen live to England’s final one-day international v West Indies, Thursday 9 March 13.30 GMT on ...

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'No way this should be a ranking event': McGill wins Shoot Out tournament

Anthony McGill won the Shoot Out title in Watford in the first year that the one-frame format has been counted as a ranking event. The 26-year-old Scotsman defeated Xiao Guodong of China 67-19 in the final to take the £32,000 ...

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England v Pakistan: James Anderson says nothing fazes this team

England v Pakistan, fourth Test Venue: The Oval Dates: 11-15 August Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC ...

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England v Pakistan: James Anderson says nothing fazes this team

England v Pakistan, fourth Test Venue: The Oval Dates: 11-15 August Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC ...

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How BBC's 6 Music Running Challenge can make you run faster this summer

This summer, the world’s fastest athletes are taking to the stage in Rio for the Olympics. To mark this great sporting occasion, BBC 6 Music is celebrating the motivational power of music. From 5-19 August, BBC 6 Music will be ...

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Lewis Hamilton: I'm not driving any better than earlier this year

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton says his recent form is down to him having no car problems rather than performing better than earlier in the season. He has won five of the last six races to turn a 43-point deficit to team-mate ...

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Exhilarating and uplifting: Is this Wales' finest hour?

Media playback is not supported on this device Wales’ historic Euro 2016 campaign has been a heady emotional cocktail and the win against Russia was perhaps the most stirring yet. The manner of victory was exhilarating, the unity between fans ...

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