Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick as Wales routed China 6-0. Photograph: Reuters

China 0 Wales 6 Ryan Giggs enjoyed a dream start as Wales manager on a night when Gareth Bale became his country’s top goalscorer in a 6-0 win over C(...)

William Buick riding Golden Horn (left)) winning the Dante Stakes from Jack Hobbs at York. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The only certainty about the prelude to this year’s Epsom Derby is that it seems to be set in a twilight zone where there is no certainty. It is a pl(...)

Rory McIlroy: the Co Down golfer is funding a development at Liverpool’s Stanley Dock. photograph: andrew redington/getty images

The Harcourt Developments-linked company that is redeveloping Stanley Dock in Liverpool to incorporate a new Titanic Hotel has attracted some h(...)