With maiden victories in the Irish Gold Cup and Cheltenham Gold Cup already safely tucked away, a remarkable season of firsts continued for Commonstown trainer Jessica Harrington and jockey Robbie Power, as Our Duke belied his inexperience to win the Boylesports Irish Grand National, and, make no mistake, did so in the style of a future Cheltenham Gold Cup horse.
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017
Now that the dust has settled on the Christmas fixture schedule, it’s time for Fantasy League managers to catch our breath and take a look at the lessons we’ve learned so far.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2017
A member of staff at a prestigious private school has resigned after being filmed by an undercover reporter apparently discussing donations from a foreign family in return for a place for their child.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2016
The driver of a school bus in the US that was filled with elementary students when it crashed in Chattanooga, killing at least five children, has been arrested and faces charges including vehicular homicide.
Tue, 22 Nov, 2016
I would rather quick oblivion rather than humourless survival, lectured by Bear Grylls types about how I’d be dead if they hadn’t rescued me from being caught on the door handle by my belt-loop, writes
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
As fans filed out of White Hart Lane into the north London rain on Saturday night, as the initial surge of energy from such a dramatic victory began to subside, there was a moment in the manager’s office in the bowels of the stadium which helps tell the story of the character instilled in this Tottenham team.
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Mon, 24 Oct, 2016
If these are the first, stuttering steps of Manchester City’s new era under Pep Guardiola — and make no mistake, there are still deep flaws in his team as his own touchline antics will testify — then the rest of the Premier League could be in trouble when, and if, the manager ever gets his team playing the way he wants.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
A US judge said a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he did not paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the piece will now be worth a fraction of the previous estimated value of $10m or more.
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016