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DEC 17: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 17: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ATLANTA HAWKS have surprised many with their best start to a season since 2009 and tonight they are on a revenge mission against Cleveland Cavs who thrashed them last month in a rare blip. LeBron James and the Cavs got back on track after two straight losses by beating Charlotte earlier in the week and […]

DEC 17: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 17: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ATLANTA HAWKS have surprised many with their best start to a season since 2009 and tonight they are on a revenge mission against Cleveland Cavs who thrashed them last month in a rare blip. LeBron James and the Cavs got back on track after two straight losses by beating Charlotte earlier in the week and […]

Cook must follow these 3 captains who dropped themselves
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Cook must follow these 3 captains who dropped themselves

The England captain would do well to take a leaf out of these three’s book

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DEC 16: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 16: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

SRI LANKA cricket legend Mahela Jayawardene aims to bow out on a high today in his last international on home soil – and that spells trouble for England. The tourists have already lost the series in which they trail 4-2 ahead of Tuesday’s final ODI in Colombo. And batsman Jayawardene, who will retire after the World […]

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DEC 14: SPOTY AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 14: SPOTY AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

LEWIS HAMILTON is being heavily backed by Ladbrokes’ punters to win this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday night. Rory McIlroy remains the odds-on favourite with the firm at 4-9 following his triumphant summer, winning both The Open and PGA Championship, however a late gamble is developing on Hamilton who is […]

DEC 13: BOXING AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 13: BOXING AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

IT’S  a massive Saturday fight night so will Amir Khan dazzle under the bright lights of Las Vegas or end up laid out sparkled on the canvas? The Bolton boxer is up against tough American southpaw Devon Alexander with the lucrative lure of a crack at unbeaten five-weight world champion Floyd Mayweather Junior up for grabs. Alexander is […]

DEC 12: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 12: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

BRANDEN GRACE has set a scorching pace at the Alfred Dunhill Championship with a stunning 10-under 62 that’s seen him cut to 7-4 favourite. The South African upstaged compatriots Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen who are both seven strokes adrift and now 12-1 for the title heading into Friday’s second round. England’s Danny Willett, looking for […]

DEC 11: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 11: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

WHEN does an ODI become a TDI? When England bring the weather with them and the day’s action is a washout.  That was the state of play on Wednesday as the fifth clash with Sri Lanka in Pallekele was halted due to torrential rain after the hosts had been bowled out for 239. Alastair Cook and […]

DEC 10: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 10: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

IT’S win or bust for England on Wednesday as they go into battle against Sri Lanka trying to save the series. The tourists trail 3-1 in the seven-match ODI tussle and are 13-8 for victory in Pallekele today while Sri Lanka are 4-7. Alastair Cook is back from suspension to lead his side and Moeen Ali […]

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Sri Lanka v England: Pillars of hosts’ batting set to crumble

Sri Lanka v England: Pillars of hosts’ batting set to crumble

The in-form Jayawardene and Sangakkara both have dire records at the Kandy ground

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Sri Lanka v England: Pillars of hosts’ batting set to crumble

Sri Lanka v England: Pillars of hosts’ batting set to crumble

The in-form Jayawardene and Sangakkara both have dire records at the Kandy ground

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England must end Stokes’ misery to regain momentum in Sri Lanka series

England must end Stokes’ misery to regain momentum in Sri Lanka series

Leaving the Durham all-rounder out of the rest of the tour is a must for Alastair Cook now

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England to get a glimpse of greener grass with Cook banned for fourth ODI

England to get a glimpse of greener grass with Cook banned for fourth ODI

Cook has been banned for the next game with Sri Lanka after overseeing slow over rate

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DEC 3: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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DEC 3: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ALASTAIR COOK has been a recipe for disaster as England one-day captain and he’s trying to save his bacon as the third Test with Sri Lanka gets under way on Wednesday. With just nine more games before the World Cup, Cook is feeling the heat after 15 defeats in 22 ODI’s. His side are now a […]

NOV 26: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 26: CRICKET AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ENGLAND look to improve their shoddy recent one-day international record as they embark on a seven-match tussle with hosts Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Alastair Cook and Co have lost four of their last five series since reaching the Champions Trophy final last year and are missing pace bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad as they […]

NOV 20: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 20: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE big guns are out in force on Thursday for the European Tour’s glamour end-of-season showpiece in Dubai. World No.1 Rory McIlroy is looking to crown his most successful season and Order of Merit glory with victory in the DP Tour Championship where super Swede Henrik Stenson defends the title. Our man Ace Venturer has tipped […]

NOV 19: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 19: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE focus is again Stateside on Wednesday with plenty of NBA action leading the way. The busy fixture list features the team with the best record so far this season, Memphis Grizzlies. They’re in an East v West table-topping showdown as they travel to face Toronto Raptors. In the NHL there are a couple of matches, Philadelphia Flyers […]

NOV 18: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 18: US AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

THE relentless NBA schedule rolls on to Tuesday with another packed card throughout the night. There’s also plenty of ice hockey action with 11 NFL fixtures, including Eastern Metropolitan leaders Pittsburgh Penguins at Atlantic table-toppers Montreal Canadiens. On the tennis circuit it’s Challenger Tour and ITF games while the second cricket Test between Pakistan and New Zealand reaches day […]

International cricket: Australia search for World Cup seamer
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International cricket: Australia search for World Cup seamer

The Aussies’ South Africa series will be as fierce as the tournament that fast approaches

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NOV 7: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS
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NOV 7: GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIPS

ACE VENTURER’S tip of Graeme McDowell (30-1) has made a storming start in Shanghai where he leads the field at the WGC HSBC Champions by two shots after the opening round. Mr Fixit plumped for Martin Kaymer (22-1) and the German is handily placed in a tie for second. Another of Ace’s picks, Henrik Stenson […]