Iguana snake chase was not faked, BBC says

Iguana snake chase was not faked, BBC says

Media playback is unsupported on your device The BBC has denied claims award-winning series Planet Earth II faked a nail-biting scene showing a baby iguana being chased by racer snakes. Reports on Wednesday suggested more than one iguana was actually filmed, with scenes then stitched together. But the BBC has said only one animal was chased by the snakes – with other iguanas only filmed for close-ups. The scene quickly went viral when it was…

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Sri Lanka chase 322 to stun India – highlights & report

Sri Lanka chase 322 to stun India – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Champions Trophy, Group B, The Oval India 321-6 (50 overs): Dhawan 125, Rohit 78, Dhoni 63 Sri Lanka 322-3 (48.4 overs): Mendis 89, Gunathilaka 76, Mathews 52* Sri Lanka won by seven wickets Scorecard; Standings Sri Lanka executed a masterful run-chase to stun holders India with a seven-wicket Champions Trophy win at The Oval and throw Group B wide open. Set 322 for victory after Shikhar Dhawan’s…

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Tottenham keep up title chase with derby win over Arsenal

Tottenham keep up title chase with derby win over Arsenal

Tottenham ensured they remained just four points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea, and confirmed they would finish above arch-rivals Arsenal for the first time since 1994-95, with an impressive north London derby win at White Hart Lane. Chelsea’s 3-0 victory at Everton put the pressure on Spurs – but they responded in style with a ninth successive league win to continue their best sequence since October 1960, when they won 13 games in a row….

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'Among the biggest shocks in Cheltenham history' – Douvan struggles as Special Tiara wins Champion Chase

'Among the biggest shocks in Cheltenham history' – Douvan struggles as Special Tiara wins Champion Chase

Cheltenham Festival on the BBC Dates: 14-17 March Venue: Cheltenham Coverage: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 live & BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, live text coverage on the BBC Sport website and app (full coverage details) Special Tiara won the Queen Mother Champion Chase but 2-9 favourite Douvan struggled in a major shock on day two of the Cheltenham Festival. The 10-year-old Special Tiara (11-1) finished a head clear of Fox Norton (7-1) with…

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Hamilton wins in Mexico to keep title chase alive

Hamilton wins in Mexico to keep title chase alive

Lewis Hamilton kept his title hopes alive with a comfortable victory from Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in the Mexican Grand Prix. Hamilton survived a scare at the start, when he ran wide at the first corner after locking a front tyre. But otherwise he was untroubled en route to his 51st career win. In the championship, the result changes little, and Rosberg can win the title by finishing second to Hamilton at the last two…

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