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India beat England to level T20 series
18/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 966
India set up a series decider with an eight-run win over England in an absorbing fourth Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
Buttler trumps Kohli in England win
16/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,000
Jos Buttler's brutal hitting trumps the genius of Virat Kohli in England's eight-wicket defeat of India in the third Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
'Major still within Westwood’s grasp but Thomas proved mind and body have to be spot on'
15/03/2021 | sport | golf | 204
An elusive major is still not beyond Lee Westwood but his narrow loss to Justin Thomas at the Players Championship is evidence you need mind and body working spot on to succeed, writes Iain Carter.
Thomas edges Westwood to win Players
14/03/2021 | sport | golf | 506
Justin Thomas emerges on a hectic final day to win the Players Championship by two strokes as Lee Westwood finishes runner-up.
India see off England in second Twenty20
14/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 856
England suffer a chastening seven-wicket defeat by a resurgent India in the second Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
Middleweight legend Hagler dies aged 66
14/03/2021 | sport | boxing | 942
Former undisputed middleweight world champion 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler dies at the age of 66.
Superb England crush India in first T20
12/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 960
A magnificent bowling performance sets England on the way to an eight-wicket victory over India in the first Twenty20 in Ahmedabad.
New Sawgrass rule thwarts DeChambeau
10/03/2021 | sport | golf | 395
The PGA Tour introduces an internal out-of-bounds at Sawgrass to ensure Bryson DeChambeau does not take an unusual route to the 18th green at this week's Players Championship.
'Tests dead if England rotate in Ashes'
10/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 797
Michael Vaughan says "Test cricket is dead" if England rest and rotate players during this winter's Ashes series against Australia.
'India favourites for T20 World Cup'
09/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 205
England limited-overs vice-captain Jos Buttler says India are favourites for this year's Twenty20 World Cup.
Bay Hill thriller 'superb appetiser'
08/03/2021 | sport | golf | 418
Bryson DeChambeau's victory over Lee Westwood at Bay Hill sets up this week's Players Championship which is followed by a major in each month up to July, writes Iain Carter
New Zealand beat Australia to win series
07/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 75
Martin Guptill and Devon Conway share 106 for the first wicket as New Zealand beat Australia by seven wickets to win the Twenty20 series.
England lose series in another collapse
06/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,272
England's series defeat in India is sealed with one final, abject batting collapse on the third day of the fourth Test in Ahmedabad.
Pant ton takes Test away from England
05/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,710
Rishabh Pant's dazzling century ensures India repel a Ben Stokes-led England fightback on a compelling second day of the final Test in Ahmedabad.
England batting fails again in India
04/03/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,428
England's batsmen once again fail to deliver on the first day of the final Test against India in Ahmedabad.
How Horan's helping steer golf in right direction
01/03/2021 | sport | golf | 235
Former One Direction singer Niall Horan is an ideal ambassador to help steer golf towards towards a more enlightened path, writes Iain Carter.
England must accept ref calls - Jones
27/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,691
England's coach and captain both refuse to lay blame on defeat by Wales on two controversial refereeing calls.
Pitch problems or pointless spin?
27/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,957
After England's two-day humbling by India in Ahmedabad, BBC Sport weighs up the arguments and considers what might happen next.
India beat England inside two days
25/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 3,648
England succumb to a 10-wicket defeat against India inside two days of a remarkable third Test in Ahmedabad.
Bamford helps Leeds to victory over Southampton
23/02/2021 | sport | football | 703
Patrick Bamford scores his 13th goal of the season as Leeds end a run of back-to-back defeats with victory over a Southampton side without a win in eight.
Why misfiring McIlroy needs Sunshine State swing
22/02/2021 | sport | golf | 421
Rory McIlroy missed the cut last week for the first time in 30 PGA Tour events but while underlying statistics suggest a deterioration in form, here's why the Florida-swing offers cause for optimism.
Sponsorship change to benefit amateurs
22/02/2021 | sport | golf | 61
Amateur golfers will be allowed to accept sponsorship without restriction if significant changes just published are given the go ahead.
Du Plessis retires from Test cricket
17/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 122
South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis says "the time is right" to step away from Tests and that he wants to play in the next two T20 World Cups.
India thrash England to level series
16/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,992
England succumb to an inevitable 317-run defeat by India on the fourth day of the second Test in Chennai.
Three players with lockdown frustrations
15/02/2021 | sport | golf | 86
European Tour player Matthew Jordan, two-time LET winner Meghan MacLaren and two-time senior major winner Roger Chapman speak about their Covid-19 lockdown experiences.
Ashwin century makes England toil
15/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,903
A century from local hero Ravichandran Ashwin heaps misery on England in the second Test against India in Chennai.
Lions Watch - who impressed this weekend?
15/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,601
Wales wing Louis Rees-Zammit stakes his claim, while some leftfield candidates close in on the scrum-half and number eight vacancies...
England crumble in second India Test
14/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 2,212
England are bowled out for 134 as India open up a lead of 249 to seize control of the second Test in Chennai.
Spieth maintains lead at Pebble Beach
14/02/2021 | sport | golf | 179
Jordan Spieth still leads the Pebble Beach Pro-Am after firing a one-under 71 on day three in California.
England bounce back against Italy
13/02/2021 | sport | rugbyunion | 1,376
England find flashes of attacking flair to bounce back from last week's Scotland defeat and claim a 41-18 Six Nations victory against Italy.
Rohit's 161 gives India edge over England
13/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,700
England are given a stark reminder of the challenge of touring India by Rohit Sharma's classy 161 on day one of the second Test.
Anderson delivers one of the great overs
09/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 639
James Anderson bowls one of the greatest overs in modern Test cricket history to set up England's win over India in the first Test.
Anderson inspires England to famous win
09/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,621
James Anderson inspires England to a famous 227-run victory against India on the final day of the first Test in Chennai.
Spieth showing shades of return to top
08/02/2021 | sport | golf | 185
With Dustin Johnson on a relentless run, Iain Carter assesses the challenge of former world number ones Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose and Brooks Koepka, who are all returning to form.
England set up final-day victory bid
08/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 986
England need nine wickets on the final day to beat India after setting up their victory push on day four of the first Test in Chennai.
Bamford reaches 100 goals in Leeds win
08/02/2021 | sport | football | 738
Patrick Bamford scores the 100th goal of his career as Leeds gain a deserved win over Crystal Palace to move 10th in the Premier League.
Bess spins England into strong position
07/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 831
Dom Bess advances England's chances of victory over India on day three of the first Test in Chennai, despite a sparkling knock from Rishabh Pant.
Root's 218 keeps England in command
06/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 905
Joe Root scores an imperious double century as England continue their strong start to the first Test against India on day two in Chennai.
Root hits 128 as England dominate India
05/02/2021 | sport | cricket | 970
Joe Root marks his 100th Test with a commanding century as England make an impressive start to the first Test against India.
R&A proposals set to limit ball distance
02/02/2021 | sport | golf | 549
Golf's rule makers are proposing changes to help curb the length professional players can hit the ball off the tee.
'Reed's reputation precedes him'
01/02/2021 | sport | golf | 597
Patrick Reed and Rory McIlroy followed similar protocols when dealing with an embedded ball last week but the American is under more scrutiny because reputations matter, writes Iain Carter.
'Full steam ahead for big Ryder Cup party'
27/01/2021 | sport | golf | 143
Europe captain Padraig Harrington talks about Ryder Cup preparations, Rory McIlroy and Tyrrell Hatton's form and the emergence of a junior Woods.
Hatton underlines world class credentials
26/01/2021 | sport | golf | 120
Three wins since recovering from wrist surgery a little over a year ago have seen England's Tyrrell Hatton cement himself as one of the world's best, writes Iain Carter.
England complete win on dramatic day
25/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 725
England complete a thrilling victory on day four of the second Test against Sri Lanka to take the series 2-0.
Root hits superb 186 for England in Galle
24/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 777
Joe Root hits a magnificent 186 but his dismissal from the final ball of the third day leaves Sri Lanka with a slight advantage in the second Test.
Root and Anderson keep England in Test
23/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 785
James Anderson and Joe Root keep England in contention on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Galle.
Mathews hits ton on hard-fought first day
22/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 478
Angelo Mathews grinds out a century for Sri Lanka as England's bowlers toil on a hard-fought first day of the second Test in Galle.
'Postman' Poulter to deliver again?
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 267
Europe captain Padraig Harrington warns that some of Europe's older players may miss out on the delayed Ryder Cup but with qualifying resuming this week, Iain Carter predicts who will be in the 12.
Australia set India 328 for victory
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 319
India will need to bat out the final day of the fourth Test against Australia in Brisbane to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
England wrap up victory over Sri Lanka
18/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 473
Jonny Bairstow and Dan Lawrence help England seal victory over Sri Lanka on the final morning of the first Test in Galle.
England close in on win over Sri Lanka
17/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 411
England need 36 runs on the final day to win the first Test against Sri Lanka despite losing three wickets in a chaotic final session in Galle.
India keep hopes alive with fightback
17/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 241
A remarkable recovery with the bat gives India an excellent chance of a draw in the decisive fourth Test against Australia.
Thirimanne leads Sri Lanka fightback
16/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 373
Lahiru Thirimanne's unbeaten 76 frustrates England as a spirited Sri Lanka rally on the third day of the first Test in Galle.
Australia remain on top in decisive Test
16/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 252
Australia hold the advantage after a rain-affected second day in the decisive fourth Test against India in Brisbane.
Root's 168 not out helps England dominate
15/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 476
Captain Joe Root scores his first Test century since 2019 to help England build a substantial lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.
Bess takes 5-30 as England seize control
14/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 509
Dom Bess takes 5-30 as a dreadful Sri Lanka batting display leaves England in control after day one of the first Test at Galle.
India secure memorable draw in third Test
11/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 1,021
India show incredible defiance to bat out the final day in a memorable draw with Australia in the third Test.
Crawley crush Leeds in stunning FA Cup upset
10/01/2021 | sport | football | 1,445
Crawley Town produce one of the FA Cup third round's most emphatic upsets as they stun Premier League side Leeds United.
Smith ends 16-month wait for Test hundred
08/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 435
India reach 96-2 after Steve Smith's 131 helps Australia's post 338 on day two of the third Test in Sydney.
Pucovski impresses on a debut four years in the making
07/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 201
Will Pucovski impresses with 62 on long-awaited debut, having overcome nine concussions and mental health issues to reach the biggest stage.
Crawley expects to open in Sri Lanka
06/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 191
England batsman Zak Crawley says it is "quite likely" he will open the batting in the two-Test tour of Sri Lanka.
NZ thrash Pakistan to top Test rankings
06/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 226
New Zealand rise to the top of the world Test rankings after they thrashed Pakistan by an innings and 176 runs to win the series 2-0.
'He sneaks up on you, you don't hear him coming'
06/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 150
Modest and likeable off the pitch but a fast-bowling demon on it - the story of India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah.
Williamson scores 238 as NZ take charge
05/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 207
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hits his fourth Test double century as his side take charge of the second Test against Pakistan.
I feel 'absolutely fantastic' - Anderson
04/01/2021 | sport | cricket | 247
England's James Anderson says he feels "absolutely fantastic" and in as good shape as he has been in his 30s before two-Test tour of Sri Lanka.
Tougher job than we thought - Allardyce
29/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,199
Leeds demonstrate their attacking flair as they embarrass West Brom and leave Sam Allardyce searching for his first win as Albion boss.
Australia collapse against India
28/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 352
Australia face an uphill task to avoid defeat by India in the second Test after collapsing on the third day in Melbourne.
Rahane's fine ton puts India in control
27/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 259
Stand-in captain Ajinkya Rahane's brilliant unbeaten century gives India control of the second Test against Australia on day two.
Bamford hits early winner for Leeds
27/12/2020 | sport | football | 848
Leeds bounce back from their heavy defeat at Old Trafford with a hard-earned victory over Burnley at Elland Road.
Bees stun Newcastle to reach semi-finals
22/12/2020 | sport | football | 805
Championship side Brentford beat Newcastle in the EFL Cup to reach a major semi-final for the first time in their 131-year history.
Top 10 reasons golf made us smile in 2020
21/12/2020 | sport | golf | 150
Despite the Covid-enforced cancellation of The Open and Ryder Cup postponement, golf in 2020 provided welcome cheer in this largely miserable year, writes Iain Carter.
Superb Alvarez dominates Smith
20/12/2020 | sport | boxing | 415
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez dominates Callum Smith with a near-flawless display to inflict the first defeat of the British fighter's career.
India 36 all out in huge Australia win
19/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 729
India are bowled out for 36 - their lowest total in Test cricket - as Australia win the first Test in Adelaide by eight wickets.
Australia collapse as India open up lead
18/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 335
India take the upper hand as 15 wickets fall on day two of a fast-moving first Test against Australia in Adelaide.
It was park football defending - Bruce
16/12/2020 | sport | football | 600
Steve Bruce likens Newcastle's defending to "something you see on a park on a Sunday" after they concede three late goals away to Leeds.
Westwood win bucks golf's youthful trend
14/12/2020 | sport | golf | 196
Lee Westwood's longevity and continued excellence in a sport that grows ever more youthful is quite staggering, writes Iain Carter.
Verstappen wins season finale in Abu Dhabi
13/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 931
Max Verstappen ends a frustrating season for Red Bull on a high with a dominant victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
Westwood wins third Race to Dubai
13/12/2020 | sport | golf | 241
Lee Westwood wins the Race to Dubai after an extraordinary finish to the European Tour season at the DP World Tour Championship.
Joshua outclasses Pulev in knockout win
13/12/2020 | sport | boxing | 284
Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua floors Kubrat Pulev four times on his way to a knockout win.
England recall Moeen for Sri Lanka tour
11/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 358
England recall Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow but rest Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer for the two Tests in Sri Lanka next month.
'A unique and youthful Women's US Open'
08/12/2020 | sport | golf | 99
A major in December, being played over two courses, with an average age for the 156 players of 26 all adds up to a unique US Women's Open, writes Iain Carter.
'Dubai a fitting finale for 2020 season'
07/12/2020 | sport | golf | 97
The European Tour deserves huge praise for crafting a season out of the ruins of 2020's coronavirus-dominated year, writes Iain Carter.
Perez wins Sakhir GP as Mercedes pit error costs Russell
06/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 2,223
Racing Point's Sergio Perez takes his first F1 victory in the Sakhir GP as Mercedes fumble what should have been a debut win for George Russell.
Bottas just beats Russell to Sakhir pole
05/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 777
Valtteri Bottas edges Mercedes new-boy George Russell to pole position at the Sakhir Grand Prix.
Chelsea go top after comeback win
05/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,233
Chelsea go top of the Premier League as they come from behind to beat Leeds United in front of 2,000 fans at Stamford Bridge.
Stand-in Russell completes practice double
04/12/2020 | sport | f1 | 1,218
Mercedes' George Russell completes a clean sweep of Friday's two practice sessions at the Sakhir Grand Prix as he stands in for Lewis Hamilton.
VAR - is it a hit or miss in football?
04/12/2020 | sport | football | 1,954
Video assistant refereeing has dominated the headlines this Premier League season - a BBC Sport poll reveals fans are not impressed.
Malan hits 99 not out to seal series win
01/12/2020 | sport | cricket | 352
Dawid Malan hits 99 not out off 47 balls as England beat South Africa by nine wickets to complete a 3-0 Twenty20 series win.
Alliance of Tours poses more questions
30/11/2020 | sport | golf | 59
The collaboration of the European and PGA Tours would appear to make plenty of sense but what it actually means for players and fans is still unclear, writes Iain Carter.
England seal series win in South Africa
29/11/2020 | sport | cricket | 479
Dawid Malan helps England edge to a four-wicket win over South Africa to wrap up the Twenty20 series with a game to spare.
Raphinha's goal for Leeds sinks Everton
28/11/2020 | sport | football | 647
Raphinha scores his first goal for Leeds to sink Everton and earn his side a fourth win since promotion to the Premier League.
Bairstow powers England to win in opener
27/11/2020 | sport | cricket | 469
Jonny Bairstow makes his highest Twenty20 international score as England beat South Africa by five wickets in the series opener in Cape Town.
Could Haaland be the world's best?
24/11/2020 | sport | football | 351
Erling Braut Haaland just cannot stop scoring. Is the Norway and Borussia Dortmund striker destined to dominate world football?
Wins highlight glorious unpredictability
23/11/2020 | sport | golf | 56
After Dustin Johnson's obvious Masters win, Robert Streb's PGA Tour win last week shows freakish results can still happen in golf, writes Iain Carter.