Jack Hobbs

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England batsman Joe Root trapped lbw playing the reverse sweep as Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella reacts during day three of the second Test  at Pallekele Cricket Stadium  in Kandy, Sri Lanka. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

A brave and brilliant century by Joe Root has given England the chance of a famous victory in a compelling Test match in Kandy on Friday. The Englan(...)

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi  shoots past Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Stephen Henderson  to scores his side’s second goal during the Carabao League Cup third round match  at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Chelsea 5 Nottingham Forest 1 Michy Batshuayi scored a hat-trick as Chelsea provided a glimpse of the future with a 5-1 Carabao Cup rout of Nottingha(...)

 Ryan Moore on Highland Reel wins the Prince of Wales’s Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.  Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien famously trained a 50-1 Oaks winner a couple of years ago but the fact he’s the same odds for the Galway festival’s Leading Trainer Awar(...)

John Gosden: “She’s had plenty of time between her previous races. It’s not like she’s been overraced this season. She’s fresh and well.”

Presenting Julio can continue to be a lucky winning charm for jockey Chris Meehan when he makes a quick reappearance in Tuesday evening’s feature even(...)

Epsom Derby hero Wings Of Eagles lines up at the Curragh on Saturday. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/ AFP

Epsom hero Wings Of Eagles will face eight rivals when he bids to follow up in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby at the Curragh on Saturday. The son of(...)

Ryan Moore rides Highland Reel (purple) to win The Prince of Wales’s Stakes during day tw of Royal Ascot. Photo: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse

It took longer than anticipated for Aidan O’Brien to get off the mark for Royal Ascot 2017 but Highland Reel proved once again he’s the horse to rely (...)

England’s team captain Alastair Cook bats on the fifth day of the first cricket test match between India and England in Rajkot, India, Sunday, November  13th. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

For the second match in succession England will play on a new Test ground and that brings many virtues. Here on the outskirts of a city that sits alon(...)

Harzand ridden by Pat Smullen (L) wins the Epsom Derby ahead of US Army Ranger and Idaho. Photo: Getty Images

The Curragh authorities are keeping their fingers firmly crossed that calendar vagaries don’t prevent Harzand taking top billing in Saturday’s Dubai D(...)

Aidan O’Brien: Air Force Blue and Minding are among a large team of O’Brien stars due to gallop at the track after racing at the Curragh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ireland’s 2016 turf campaign gets underway at the Curragh on Sunday with Aidan O’Brien using the opportunity to work some of his top classic hopes. (...)

Jack Hobbs won the Irish Derby in 2015. Photograph: Inpho

The Curragh have announced a number of initiatives, including a €250,000 increase in prize money, as they look to guarantee a stellar field for the 20(...)

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