The Story of an Essex Fast Bowler

Martin Chandler | 7:35pm BST 24 May 2019 Even now 6’ 5’’ is tall, and in the 1930s it meant the owner of that frame was almost a giant. Ken Farnes was one such. Born in 1911 in Leytonstone in Essex his was a middle class upbringing and he was an exceptionally gifted schoolboy sportsman. […]

Still No 2019 ISL Rosters for US-Based Teams

While information about the inaugural season of the International Swim League has continued to trickle out, it now appears that official American rosters still won’t be released for another couple of weeks. In early May, the ISL said that rosters should be announced within “two weeks,” which meant they should’ve been out by this weekend, […]

Messi: We let Liverpool walk all over us

Messi appeared in first press conference since 2015 Last Updated: 24/05/19 6:13pm Lionel Messi was powerless to stop Barcelona’s defeat at Anfield Lionel Messi admitted Barcelona let Liverpool “walk all over them” in their dramatic Champions League semi-final defeat. Should Barcelona get the better of Valencia in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final, they will complete […]

Premiership semi-finals: Saracens, Gloucester, Exeter and Northampton in last four

Gallagher Premiership play-off semi-finals Date: Saturday 25 May Saracens v Gloucester Venue: Allianz Park Kick-off: 13:30 BST Exeter v Northampton Venue: Sandy Park Kick-off: 16:30 BST Coverage: Both matches live on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC local radio with live text and score updates on the BBC Sport website and app Twelve teams kicked […]

14 Frauen, 13 Männer für Junioren-Europameisterschaften nominiert

Der DSV (Deutscher Schwimmverband e.V.) hat 27 Aktive in das Team für die die Jugend-Europameisterschaften (JEM) im russischen Kazan (Wettbewerbe im Beckenschwimmen vom 01. bis 07. Juli 2019) berufen. Insgesamt 22 Aktive gehen in Russland über Einzelstrecken an den Start, fünf weitere haben sich über die Staffeln für das Team unter der Leitung von Mitja Zastrow, […]

Stanley Cup Final: Bruins star Brad Marchand avoids injury after scare in practice

There were some anxious moments for the Boston Bruins on Thursday in an intrasquad scrimmage when star Brad Marchand appeared to hurt his hand. After Marchand bumped into teammate Connor Clifton, he was seen flexing his left hand on the bench. But he returned without missing a shift, much to the relief of the Bruins […]

De Gea future remains uncertain

By Sky Sports News Last Updated: 24/05/19 1:40pm David de Gea is keen to bring his wages in line with the club’s top earners Manchester United are no closer to resolving David de Gea’s future with the goalkeeper still holding off signing a new deal, Sky Sports News understands. De Gea is out of contract […]

Windies set for improved showing at the World Cup

James Nixon | 5:50am BST 24 May 2019 One of the great cricket tragedies post-millennia has been the slow disintegration of the West Indian cricket team. Traditionalists and those who followed the great West Indian teams of the 1970s and 1980s have all watched on in disbelief as the once proud cricketing nation slumped to […]

Top Hogg: Departing star's five best moments for Glasgow

Pro14 final: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster Venue: Celtic Park, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 25 May Kick-off: 18:30 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland; text commentary on the BBC Sport website & app. The Pro14 final at Celtic Park against Leinster will be Stuart Hogg’s last appearance in a Glasgow Warriors shirt. The full-back is moving […]