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'Desperate' Erasmus in limelight as Lions bid for series win

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 10:43pm
The British and Irish Lions will bid to go 2-0 up in a Test series for the first time since 1997 on Saturday, but Rassie Erasmus took the limelight in the game's build-up.

The Hundred - Southern Brave v Birmingham Phoenix: Watch the best of Friday's action

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 10:35pm
Watch the best moments from Friday's action in the men's and women's Hundred as Southern Brave took on Birmingham Phoenix at the Ageas Bowl.

Vince stars as Brave secure first win against Phoenix

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 10:14pm
James Vince leads Southern Brave to their first win in the men's Hundred with a four-wicket victory over Birmingham Phoenix in a gripping game.

Man City make £100m bid for Aston Villa's England midfielder Grealish

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 9:45pm
Manchester City make a club-record £100m bid for Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish.

Barca, Real & Juve 'to carry on with Super League plans'

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 7:51pm
Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus say they will carry on with plans to launch a European Super League.

Russia stops Cubans trying to enter EU on air beds

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 7:37pm
Three Cubans caught trying to cross a river into Estonia are said to have been heading for Spain.

Storm Evert: Helicopter rescues and sleeping in cars

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 6:44pm
People were airlifted from at least four yachts as gale force winds battered south-west England.

Briton killed in oil tanker attack in Arabian Sea

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 6:34pm
Two crew members, a British and a Romanian citizen, are killed in an incident off the coast of Oman.

Amanda Knox claims Matt Damon film Stillwater profits from her life

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 6:23pm
The director of Stillwater said he was fascinated by Ms Knox's wrongful murder conviction in Italy.

Stokes takes break from cricket for mental health

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 6:21pm
Ben Stokes "will take an indefinite break from all cricket with immediate effect" and has withdrawn from England's Test squad for the series against India.

Stonehenge tunnel campaigners win court battle

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 6:18pm
A judicial review into road works near the world heritage site finds for the campaigners.

Wyatt leads Brave to impressive win over Phoenix

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:56pm
Danni Wyatt hits an imperious 69 not out as Southern Brave impressively chase 141 to beat Birmingham Phoenix at the Ageas Bowl.

Leg breaks to crowdfunding - Shriever's gold medal story

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:52pm
Bethany Shriever lost funding in 2017. Four years and one crowdfunding campaign later, she's BMX Olympic champion.

Euro 2020: Wembley steward admits theft over Euro final wristbands

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:51pm
Yusaf Amin tried to sell security passes, uniforms and wristbands to ticketless fans for £4,500.

Covid-19: One in four coronavirus patients in hospital for other reasons, and surge in Japan

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:16pm
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday evening.

Tokyo 2020: Five reasons why Saturday's women's 100m will light up Olympics

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 5:04pm
Five reasons why the women's 100m will be one of the standout events on Saturday at the Tokyo Olympics.

Ben White: Arsenal sign England defender from Brighton in £50m deal

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:30pm
Arsenal sign England "intelligent defender" Ben White from Brighton & Hove Albion in £50m deal.

Hunt for certainty over Covid cases continues

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:18pm
Flurry of Covid data does not resolve debate around state of the pandemic in the UK.

One in four Covid patients in hospital for other reasons

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 4:04pm
The government says counting all patients who test positive is vital because of the impact on the NHS.

Prof Chris Whitty: Man pleads guilty to park assault

Fri, 30/07/2021 - 3:50pm
Lewis Hughes says he lost his job after assaulting England's chief medical officer in St James's Park.