The eagerly-anticipated party begins at Edgbaston

The game’s intransigent traditionalists are still liable to choke on their G&Ts at the mere mention of T20 cricket, but its mix of pyjamas, cheerleaders, flame throwers and DJs are here to stay.

The eagerly-anticipated party begins at 11 when Birmingham tackle Glamorgan in the first of the day’s semi-finals, not to mention the small matter of home advantage, all suggest it will be the Bears who progress.

Cricket betting expert, Iain Spragg, tells us who his bets are on at Edgbaston.
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Win or Bust for Wales

There’s no time for slow starts or warming into the season at international level. This week, lifelong dreams and ambitions are on the line, as crucial World Cup qualifiers kick back into gear.

Who will make it to Russia 2018?

Wales and Republic of Ireland are both vying for glory in Group D, so we asked football expert Adrian Clarke to look ahead to the challenges they could face on Saturday evening…

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World Cup Back on the Agenda for Football’s Finest

A readjust is required for football fans just weeks into the domestic season, as World Cup qualifiers rear their heads. This comes just as the smash and grab of transfer deadline day is completed. The market has gone mad; just ask Roy Keane, who this week said Ryan Giggs would be worth £2 billion in today’s overpriced, bizarre market. Away from the frantic focus on fresh faces in club football, the serious business of keeping on the road to Russia is key for players involved at the highest level this weekend.

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The Golden Oldies to Roll Back the Years

In a year that has been nostalgic for Men’s tennis, the US Open gets underway at Flushing Meadows.

The return to prominence of both Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer has been quite remarkable. Between them, they have mopped up the Australian, French and Wimbledon Grand Slam singles titles, and with a line-up heavily decimated by injuries, they are without question the ones to beat in New York.

Tennis betting expert, Tim Peters, tells us who his bets are on at this year’s US Open.
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