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Cook and England on the rack

Alastair Cook and England are heading for defeat at Lord's

Alastair Cook's future as England captain is unlikely to depend solely on whether his team can defy the odds on the final day of the second Investec Test against India.

Kenny beefs up for Glasgow Games

Jason Kenny has bulked up for the Commonwealth Games

Triple Olympic champion Jason Kenny admits he has had to bulk up to keep pace with the changing dynamics of the men's sprint.

McIlroy targets more major success

Rory McIlroy lifted his first Open title on Sunday

Rory McIlroy celebrated his Open triumph by drinking red wine out of the Claret Jug, but was also quick to target more major success following his hard-fought win at Royal Liverpool.

Lowes encouraged by battling Bulls

James Lowes' side were well beaten in the end by Huddersfield

Bradford coach James Lowes was in bullish mood despite watching his side's relegation from Super League all but confirmed with Sunday's 52-26 defeat by Huddersfield.

Scott focus now on US PGA glory

Australia's Adam Scott is targeting the final major of the year, the US PGA

World number one Adam Scott will redouble his efforts in an attempt to add to his one major title after coming up short at the Open Championship for the third successive year.

McIlroy hails 'incredible' victory

Rory McIlroy held on to win the Open Championship by two shots

A year on from labelling his own play "brain dead", Rory McIlroy spoke of his pride at winning the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool and immediately targeted more major glory.

England team behind Cook - Farbrace

Paul Farbrace, left, insists Alastair Cook is the right man to lead England

England are clinging to the belief they can defy the odds for victory against India at Lord's, and that Alastair Cook remains the best man to lead them in the rest of the Investec series.

McIlroy holds on for Open glory

Rory McIlroy celebrates with the Claret Jug

This time there was no procession, but Rory McIlroy still created more history as he held off a spirited challenge from Sergio Garcia to claim his third major title on a thrilling final day of the 143rd Open Championship.

Rivals unhappy with Mercedes switch

Christian Horner considered a protest against Mercedes over changes they made in Germany

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner and Ferrari counterpart Marco Mattiacci have both revealed they considered launching a protest against Mercedes following the German Grand Prix.

McIlroy hangs on to win Open

Rory McIlroy, pictured, saw off stiff competition from Sergio Garcia to win the Open

Rory McIlroy held off a spirited challenge from Ryder Cup team-mate Sergio Garcia to claim his third major title on a thrilling final day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on Sunday.

Hamilton pleased with podium finish

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton  was happy with his performance in Germany

Lewis Hamilton was left to reflect on arguably one of the greatest drives of his Formula One career, even though victory in a dramatic German Grand Prix gallingly belonged to title rival Nico Rosberg.

Pressure intensifies on Cook

Alastair Cook failed again with the bat as India took control of the second Test

England are in danger of a defeat captain Alastair Cook can ill afford, in the second Investec Test against India at Lord's.