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The Ashes: a tough task for England down under
Ben Stokes: England’s missing talisman
In Focus

The Ashes: a tough task for England down under

Unfortunately, England’s line-up is not likely to strike fear into Australia
15 Oct 2021
Ashes series set for go ahead as Root commits to tour
England captain Joe Root and Australia skipper Tim Paine hold the urn ahead of the Ashes
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Ashes series set for go ahead as Root commits to tour

England and Australia hold talks over entry requirements and quarantine concerns
6 Oct 2021
‘The Tories are seeking short-term wins without any hint of a wider strategy’
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden
Instant Opinion

‘The Tories are seeking short-term wins without any hint of a wider strategy’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
11 Jun 2021
Anderson stars with one of the ‘great overs’ as England beat India 
England bowler James Anderson (England Cricket/Twitter)
View from the terraces

Anderson stars with one of the ‘great overs’ as England beat India 

The ‘Goat’ produces a bowling masterclass in first Test victory in Chennai
9 Feb 2021
James Anderson joins 600 club - now he’s aiming for 700
England bowler James Anderson celebrates taking his 600th Test wicket
In Brief

James Anderson joins 600 club - now he’s aiming for 700

Veteran England fast bowler is not ready to slow down just yet
26 Aug 2020
Sport shorts: Joe Root gets Ashes motivation watching Amazon
England will travel to Australia for the 2021 Ashes series
Daily Briefing

Sport shorts: Joe Root gets Ashes motivation watching Amazon

Ten things from the world of sport on Tuesday 31 March
31 Mar 2020
Back pages: England win series and Pep’s ‘destined’ for Juve
Eoin Morgan and the England players celebrate their T20 series victory against South Africa
Daily Briefing

Back pages: England win series and Pep’s ‘destined’ for Juve

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 17 February
17 Feb 2020

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Morgan frustrated as England lose their nerve in thriller
South Africa celebrate their one-run victory over England in the T20 in East London
In Depth

Morgan frustrated as England lose their nerve in thriller

South Africa take a 1-0 lead in the series after a one-run victory in East London
13 Feb 2020
World champions England are walloped by South Africa
South Africa’s Quinton de Kock hit 107 in the victory over England at Newlands
In Depth

World champions England are walloped by South Africa

Eoin Morgan’s side beaten in first ODI since winning the Cricket World Cup
5 Feb 2020
Back pages: England cricket scapegoat claims
Moeen Ali England cricket Australia
In Brief

Back pages: England cricket scapegoat claims

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 17 January
17 Jan 2020
Back pages: Cape crusader Ben Stokes is England’s superhero
England all-rounder Ben Stokes celebrates the dismissal of South Africa’s Dwaine Pretorius
In Brief

Back pages: Cape crusader Ben Stokes is England’s superhero

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 8 January
8 Jan 2020
Back pages: Sibley sets up England victory charge
Dom Sibley hit 85 not out in England’s second innings against South Africa in Cape Town
In Brief

Back pages: Sibley sets up England victory charge

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 6 January
6 Jan 2020
Back pages: Burns ruled out and year we go for Liverpool
England batsman Rory Burns has been ruled out of the Test series in South Africa
In Brief

Back pages: Burns ruled out and year we go for Liverpool

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 3 January
3 Jan 2020
14 July 2019: the greatest day in British sporting history?
Hamilton celebrates his British GP win, Morgan lifts the Cricket World Cup and Djokovic holds the Wimbledon trophy
In Depth

14 July 2019: the greatest day in British sporting history?

Cricket World Cup final, F1 British Grand Prix and the Wimbledon men’s final made it the most super Sunday
28 Dec 2019
SPOTY 2019: how Ben Stokes reacted after winning public vote
England star Ben Stokes takes a moment in the dressing room after the Headingley Ashes Test
In Depth

SPOTY 2019: how Ben Stokes reacted after winning public vote

England cricket hero takes top award ahead of F1 champion Lewis Hamilton and sprinting star Dina Asher-Smith
16 Dec 2019
Bob Willis dies aged 70: ‘cricket has lost a dear friend’
Bob Willis was a former England captain and cricket pundit
In Depth

Bob Willis dies aged 70: ‘cricket has lost a dear friend’

Tributes paid to England’s hero of the 1981 Ashes Test win at Headingley
5 Dec 2019
Back pages: cricket mourns ‘hero of Headingley’ Bob Willis
Bob Willis bowled England to victory in the 1981 third Ashes Test against Australia at Headingley
In Brief

Back pages: cricket mourns ‘hero of Headingley’ Bob Willis

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 5 December
5 Dec 2019
Sports shorts: England demolish NZ, Southgate warns Maddison
Dawid Malan on his way to a 48-ball century
Daily Briefing

Sports shorts: England demolish NZ, Southgate warns Maddison

Ten things from the world of sport on Friday 8 November
8 Nov 2019
South Africa crush England to win the Rugby World Cup
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after the win against England
In Depth

South Africa crush England to win the Rugby World Cup

Rainbow nation celebrates as captain Siya Kolisi lifts the Webb Ellis Cup
2 Nov 2019
Chris Silverwood: can he make England great again?
England cricket head coach Chris Silverwood
In Depth

Chris Silverwood: can he make England great again?

New coach’s priority is to re-establish England as a batting force in Test cricket
8 Oct 2019
Back pages: Solskjaer fights to save Man Utd job
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reacts after Man Utd’s 1-0 defeat at Newcastle
In Brief

Back pages: Solskjaer fights to save Man Utd job

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 8 October
8 Oct 2019
Why everyone’s talking about The Hundred
The Hundred cricket tournament starts in July 2020
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about The Hundred

Steve Smith and Chris Gayle will feature in the player draft on 20 October
7 Oct 2019
Back pages: Paul Ince blasts Man Utd ‘money man’ Ed Woodward
Ed Woodward is the executive vice-chairman of Manchester United
In Brief

Back pages: Paul Ince blasts Man Utd ‘money man’ Ed Woodward

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 24 September
24 Sep 2019
The Ashes 2019: England vs. Australia series guide
England will travel to Australia for the 2021 Ashes series
In Review

The Ashes 2019: England vs. Australia series guide

England drop Jason Roy and Craig Overton for the final Test at The Oval
11 Sep 2019
The Ashes: Smith mocks Leach in ‘classless’ celebration
Steve Smith (wearing glasses) celebrates Australia retaining the Ashes
In Brief

The Ashes: Smith mocks Leach in ‘classless’ celebration

Aussies have since denied they were imitating the England spinner
10 Sep 2019
‘It hurts’: Joe Root vows to stay on despite Ashes loss
Joe Root is the captain of England’s Test cricket team
In Brief

‘It hurts’: Joe Root vows to stay on despite Ashes loss

Australia retain the urn after a 185-run victory at Old Trafford
9 Sep 2019
Back pages: XXXX it! Australia and Smith toast Ashes win
Australia players celebrate their Ashes series victory after the fourth Test at Old Trafford
In Brief

Back pages: XXXX it! Australia and Smith toast Ashes win

A round-up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 9 September
9 Sep 2019
Has Jack Leach’s ‘muppet moment’ cost England the Ashes?
The big screen shows the no ball bowled by England spinner Jack Leach
In Brief

Has Jack Leach’s ‘muppet moment’ cost England the Ashes?

Steve Smith punishes England after surviving spinner’s no-ball dismissal
6 Sep 2019
Ashes: England, and the weather, fail to warm to their task
Windy conditions meant the bails were removed on day one of the fourth Ashes Test
In Brief

Ashes: England, and the weather, fail to warm to their task

Maybe scheduling a Test in Manchester in September was not the best idea?
5 Sep 2019
Ashes 4th Test: expect more theatre from Archer and Smith
Australia’s Steve Smith smiles at England’s Jofra Archer during the Lord’s Test
In Review

Ashes 4th Test: expect more theatre from Archer and Smith

Australia’s star batsman will be a target once again for England’s fast bowler
3 Sep 2019
Ashes 4th Test: Aussies are anxious says England star Archer
England bowler Jofra Archer has impressed in his first two matches in Test cricket
In Brief

Ashes 4th Test: Aussies are anxious says England star Archer

Fast bowler Archer plays down his impact ahead of the Old Trafford clash
30 Aug 2019
Ben Stokes: the sports star we’d all secretly love to be
England star Ben Stokes takes a moment in the dressing room after the Headingley Ashes Test
In Depth

Ben Stokes: the sports star we’d all secretly love to be

England’s World Cup and Ashes icon is a hero and anti-hero rolled into one
27 Aug 2019
‘Bowling freak’: what makes Jofra Archer so terrifying?
England’s Jofra Archer bowls during his Test debut against Australia at Lord’s
In Depth

‘Bowling freak’: what makes Jofra Archer so terrifying?

England star recorded speeds of 96mph on his Test debut at Lord’s
22 Aug 2019
Back pages: Root backs Archer as England bid to level Ashes
England captain Joe Root celebrates an Australia wicket with bowler Jofra Archer
In Brief

Back pages: Root backs Archer as England bid to level Ashes

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 22 August
22 Aug 2019
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