Gary Cahill and Kurt Zouma both scored for Chelsea in their 4-0 win over Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Photograph: Getty
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • November 25, 2015, 08:30

(...) pick up her first cap for the national side. Gordon D’Arcy column In his column today Gordon D(...)

Nicholls Canyon and Ruby Walsh won the Grade One Royal Bond Novice Hurdle last year at Fairyhouse: Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

(...) up rated 155,” explained Ireland’s senior National Hunt handicapper, Noel O’Brien. “Grade One races(...)

French security forces stormed a building in the early hours of Wednesday November 18th, in Saint Denis, Paris, where the suspected planner of the  Paris attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was hiding. Photograph: Jerome Groisard/Ministere de l’Interieur – Dicom via AP

(...)-terrorism judge on Tuesday evening as the hunt for suspected gang member Salah Abdeslam – Europe’s most wanted(...)

Cheltenham Gold Cup hero Coneygree won’t participate in the Hennesy Gold Cup at Aintree on Saturday. Photograph: Getty

Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been ruled out of Saturday’s Hennessy Gold Cup after failing to sparkle in a schooling session on Tuesday. His participa(...)

An artist’s impression of the permanent marquee-style pavilion planned for Leopardstown Racecourse

(...) upgraded over a five-year period as befits the home of some of our best national hunt fixtures and the(...)

The planned new weighroom at Leopardstown racecourse. Photograph: HRI

(...) been upgraded over a five year period as befits the home of some of our best national hunt fixtures and(...)

Willie Mullins: “He will be left in both and I’ll have to see. He was second in Newcastle last year so he likes the track. We will make a decision later in the week.”

Arctic Fire has been installed an early odds-on favourite for Sunday’s Bar One Hatton’s Grace Hurdle but Willie Mullins faces a choice between the (...)

 Ruby Walsh riding Vautour  clear from the last to win The Stella Artois 1965 Steeple Chase from Ptit Zig at Ascot. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty

If first impressions really do count then ante-post odds as short as 5-4 about Douvan winning the Arkle at Cheltenham next March mightn’t be ridiculou(...)

File photo - Barry Geraghty steered Falcon Crest to victory at Navan Photograph: Tim Goode/PA Wire.

Barry Geraghty steered Falcon Crest to a decisive success in the “Monksfield” Novice Hurdle at Navan. The Christy Roche-trained five-year-old w(...)

Vautour and  Ruby Walsh in action during The Stella Artois 1965 Chase  at Ascot. Photograph:  John Walton/PA Wire

Vautour made a victorious return to action as he landed the Stella Artois 1965 Chase at Ascot, although he made relatively hard work of seeing off Pti(...)