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Coolmore pursue ‘the perfect story’ with Jacquinot in The Everest

The obvious, and the not-so-obvious gave The Everest another two runners on Tuesday as Jacquinot and Joyful Fortune secured slots in next month’s $15 million sprint at Randwick. Coolmore confirmed a deal to take Jacquinot, which traces its roots back to the Jerry Plains farm and became its 64th group 1 winner in the Golden Rose on Saturday, while Aquis surprised by announcing former Hong Kong sprinter Joyful Fortune. Coolmore

MOOEN ALI: Harry Brook is special... he'll be around for years

MOEEN ALI: Harry Brook is special. He’s a 360-degree player that will be around for years to come… he plays proper cricket shots and he’s got all the tricks in the book Pakistan claimed a dramatic three-run victory to square series against England The seven-match series is now level at 2-2 after an agonising England defeat Captain Moeen Ali has been really impressed with Harry Brook in Pakistan  It’s been

Will Jacks could be in line for a Test debut this December

Will Jacks could be in line for a Test debut this December after impressing in England’s T20I series, with the Surrey all-rounder insisting he’s ‘working as hard as I can on my bowling, red and white ball’ Will Jacks struck 40 off just 22 balls on his T20I debut against Pakistan The 23-year-old is emerging as an exciting off-spinning all-rounder for England He could be in line for a Test

Heather Knight: India ‘lying’ about warnings over Mankad dismissal

Sign up to our free sport newsletter for all the latest news on everything from cycling to boxing Sign up to our free sport email for all the latest news Thanks for signing up to the Sport email England captain Heather Knight insists India made no attempt to warn Charlie Dean about her backing up before her controversial dismissal at Lord’s and would be “lying” to suggest otherwise. Dean was

Jimmie Johnson retires from full-time racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson is retiring from full-time racing and will turn his focus toward spending time with family. He figures his future schedule will include no more than 10 bucket list events, but the 47-year-old had no idea Monday what that schedule will look like. Johnson told The Associated Press he was excited to announce “I’ve got a blank sheet of paper, and we can

‘We should’ve won but pressure happens’ – England captain Moeen Ali on T20 loss

Sign up to our free sport newsletter for all the latest news on everything from cycling to boxing Sign up to our free sport email for all the latest news Thanks for signing up to the Sport email Moeen Ali admitted his England side succumbed to late pressure after Pakistan edged a tense finale to the fourth T20 international in Karachi. The home team held on to claim a three-run

'It stinks!' - Michael Vaughan blasts India over Mankad controversy vs England

Former England captain and cricket commentator Michael Vaughan has blasted India over this weekend’s Mankad controversy at Lord’s. Deepti Sharma’s controversial run out of Charlotte Dean in the third ODI between England and India has sparked debate among pundits, players and fans. England were closing in on an unlikely win but India secured a 16-run victory when Dean was run out after leaving her ground early at the non-strikers end.

Dutch cycling star withdraws from Wollongong after race-eve arrest

Dutch cycling star Mathieu van der Poel, one of the major favourites for the UCI World Road Championships in Wollongong, will face court next week after being arrested for a race-eve incident at the team hotel in Sydney. Van der Poel, who started the 267km race on Sunday morning but withdrew less than an hour into the race, was taken to Kogarah police station on Saturday night after allegedly pushing

Harry Brook and Ben Duckett impress as England set Pakistan 222 to win

Sign up to our free sport newsletter for all the latest news on everything from cycling to boxing Sign up to our free sport email for all the latest news Thanks for signing up to the Sport email Harry Brook and Ben Duckett piled on a superb century stand as England posted a formidable 221 for three in the third Twenty20 against Pakistan. The duo had just nine caps between