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Agent fumes at both of his Royal Ascot horses 'getting WIPED OUT'

Agent Kia Joorabchian fumes at both of his Royal Ascot horses ‘getting WIPED OUT’ in £65,000 race as Philippe Coutinho’s representative laments ‘experienced jockey’ for interference which denied him victory Joorabchian’s horses were in contention in the Norfolk Stakes at Royal Ascot Walbank and Crispy Cat appeared to be hampered by winner The Ridler The 50-1 shot crossed the entire field from left to right before taking victory Trainers and

Almost one in five randy racegoers have admitted to having sex at Royal Ascot

It seems the horses aren't the only thing getting a ride at Royal Ascot – as almost one in five racegoers have admitted to having sex while attending the event. Even though they're surrounded by royalty, the randy fans can't help but get down and dirty. According to The Mirror, a survey by freebets.com revealed 17 per cent of them did the deed at Royal Ascot. Overall, 10 per cent

Netherlands vs England LIVE: Cricket score and updates from ODI in Amsterdam

England play the Netherlands Follow live coverage of Netherlands vs England from Amsterdam. Phil Salt opened alongside Jason Roy for England in their first one-day international against the Netherlands, with the visitors opting for an all left-arm fast bowling attack. Jonny Bairstow’s Test duties have precluded his involvement for this three-match series in Amstelveen, a suburb to the south west of Amsterdam, so Salt comes in with Dawid Malan at

Jamie and Craig Overton could join list of England cricketing brothers

Jamie Overton has joined twin Craig in the England Test squad for next week’s clash against New Zealand at Headingley. Should Jamie take the field in Leeds, they would become the first ever twins to play men’s cricket for England, with Jill and Jane Powell having done so for the women’s team. But there have already been a handful of brothers over the years. Here we look at some of

Jamie Overton joins twin brother Craig in England squad for third Test

Jamie Overton (right) has been called up for England alongside twin Craig (left) Jamie Overton has been called up for England’s final Test against New Zealand, joining twin brother Craig in a 14-man squad. The uncapped Surrey seamer, who is the younger sibling by three minutes, has been added to an otherwise unchanged selection for Headingley following this week’s rousing, series-clinching victory at Trent Bridge. The decision puts the Overtons

Stuart Broad hails impact of ‘forward thinking’ Brendon McCullum on England

Brendon McCullum has impressed Stuart Broad already Stuart Broad has revealed head coach Brendon McCullum helped inspire England’s Trent Bridge triumph by urging his new team to “run towards the danger”. McCullum took up his post just a few weeks ago with a promise to bring a fresh, positive outlook to a side that had failed to win any of its previous five series and has immediately succeeded in changing

Jonny Bairstow credits IPL with giving him ‘gears’ for England Test heroics

England hero Jonny Bairstow has credited his experiences in the Indian Premier League with giving him the “gears” to play the innings of his life at Trent Bridge. Bairstow blitzed a 77-ball century to lead a rousing day-five chase in the second Test against New Zealand – the second fastest ever by an English player – and finished with a brilliant 136. He struck seven sixes and 14 fours as

Glenn Maxwell knocks unbeaten 80 as Australia defeat Sri Lanka

Glenn Maxwell hit an unbeaten 80 from 51 balls as Australia beat Sri Lanka by two wickets in a rain-affected first one-day international in Pallekele. Kusal Mendis (86), Pathum Nissanka (56) and Danushka Gunathilaka (55) all shone as Sri Lanka piled up 300 for seven from their 50 overs in the day-night encounter. Captain Aaron Finch (44) and Steve Smith (53) got Australia off to a strong start as they

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: A Bairstow ton that wasn't quite quick enough!

TOP SPIN AT THE TEST: The most boundaries EVER in a Test match, Zak Crawley flops again… and a Jonny Bairstow ton that wasn’t quite quick enough for the record books! England beat New Zealand by five wickets on an epic final day at Trent Bridge  Jonny Bairstow was the star, hitting 136 from just 92 balls to spearhead victory Zak Crawley struggled again but there was another James Anderson

Baaeed can't dodge Frankel comparisons after extending run

Brilliant Baaeed can’t dodge Frankel comparisons after after extending run to eight and turning the Queen Anne Stakes into a virtual lap of honour at Royal Ascot Baaeed extended his unbeaten run to eight in the Queen Anne Stakes The 1-6 favourite eased to a length-and-three-quarter win from Real World  Frankel, regarded as the best horse in the last 50 years, won all his 14 races  Trainer William Haggas got himself in