Load up on strawberries and cream and prepare for the never-boring chants of 'come on Tim!' and 'new balls please'….…

It’s Royal Ascot next week – as prestigious a flat racing festival as you could wish to see – and with nice weather predicted it should be another cracking few days of racing for spectators and punters to enjoy.…

June in the golfing calendar can mean only one thing: the US Open. It is the second major of the year and, in some respects, the toughest to win. Conditions are deliberately created to ensure this is the toughest possible test, and the new host course – Erin Hills in Wisconsin – looks set to be no exception.…

If you’ve ever pondered betting on political events but never quite pulled the trigger on any of your wagers, perhaps last night’s general election might be enough to persuade you that the murky world of politics is ripe for the picking as far as punters are concerned.…

Even though there is a gaping chasm between these two teams in terms of quality these days, but there are few more appetising fixtures in international football than a meeting between Scotland and England.…

Years that end in an even number are great, aren’t they? They are for football fans anyway, who know that once the club season is over they still have a summer packed with the joys of the beautiful game; either a European Championship or a World Cup to savour.…

The finale of the 2016/17 football season is upon us but wow, what a way to bring the curtain down on the campaign. We have arguably the best teams on the continent battling it out for club football’s ultimate prize. Real Madrid, winners of the Spanish La Liga and defending Champions League, erm, champions, take on Juventus; comfortably the best team in Italy.…

If the words "….and England have won the World Cup" fill you with a sense of joy, then maybe now is the time to stop being a football fan and instead take up following the darts.…

It’s amazing how the weather can change things. A downpour can turn a Bank Holiday barbecue into a complete washout, while we all know that a bit of snow brings the British infrastructure to its knees.…

What do you need in sport to be a success? A huge dose of talent, naturally, but a slither of luck here and there can never hurt either.…