Rob Cross believes coming back to Alexandra Palace, Wood Green to begin the defence of his William Hill PDC World Darts Championship title tonight (Thursday), will bring the best out of himself.
A former West Ham footballer and his friend want to reunite their old school squad.
Sir Mo Farah declared the fear factor which accompanied his move into full-time road running two years ago dead and buried as he claimed his fifth straight Great North Run title in South Shields.
Essex County Cricket Club have announced that New Zealand fast bowler Matt Quinn has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the club until the conclusion of the 2019 season.
Despite dropping four catches in a sloppy fielding display Kent moved into second place in the Vitality Blast T20 south group following their 28-run win over basement side Essex in Canterbury.
Newham trainer Mark Tibbs looks forward to his fighter Dillian Whyte setting up a special night in boxing by beating New Zealand rival Joseph Parker at the 02 Arena on Saturday.
Essex’s Ravi Bopara was run out from the last ball of their Vitality Blast match against Hampshire at Chelmsford which ended in a tie on Saturday night.
Read our World Cup blog over the coming weeks. Lane Dias reviews one of the early games on day 13 of the tournament
Essex (206 & 88-4) trail Nottinghamshire (380 & 266) by 352 runs
An inspired opening spell from Peter Siddle and the spin of Simon Harmer enabled champions Essex to come out on top in a see-saw battle with bottom-placed Worcestershire by 32 runs at Blackfinch New Road.
Essex batsman Alastair Cook was pleased to get to spend to some time at the crease as their rain-affected match at Hampshire ended in a draw on Monday.
Alastair Cook began his summer with a composed half-century to allay worries over his form but missed out on three figures as Essex drew with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.
England’s women will have a shot at netball gold at the Commonwealth Games for the first time after a thrilling semi-final win over Jamaica on the Gold Coast.
England’s women bounced back from their semi-final penalty shuffles heartbreak to bag a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games.
England’s women will play for Commonwealth Games gold in the basketball competition after they outplayed Canada in a 65-53 semi-final win on the Gold Coast.
Yorkshire and Essex were left contemplating a soggy start to the new season as the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match at Emerald Headingley was abandoned shortly after lunch.
With the exception of Mohammad Amir – who only played two and a half games in the Championship, albeit one to devastating effect – champions Essex retain the same squad for their title defence.
Former Essex and England captain Graham Gooch says members of the current squad can force their way into the national team this season, writes Lee Power.
England captain Alex Danson admitted her team were devastated to have lost their semi-final to New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games.
England’s women face a battle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia on Saturday after suffering penalty shuffles heartbreak in their semi-final.
England’s men face a tough semi-final against hosts Australia at the Commonwealth Games after suffering a last-gasp defeat in their final group game.
When it comes to netball, the Commonwealth Games really is the sport’s Olympics and former Barking Abbey Academy pupil Kadeen Corbin is going for gold.
Alastair Cook’s friendly reunion with Essex team-mate Neil Wagner will have to be put on hold when the serious business of England’s first Test with New Zealand starts in Auckland.
Alastair Cook admits it is a daily struggle to conquer the self-doubts which can constrain even his all-time record run-scoring habits.
Eoin Morgan could only rue the collapse which cost England a one-day international series victory against New Zealand.
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Hanson Fernandes’ journey began in 2015 when he arrived in London from Goa, India.
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