Cook & Root hit centuries as England dominate – report & highlights

Cook & Root hit centuries as England dominate – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device First Investec Test, Edgbaston, day one England 348-3: Cook 153*, Root 136 West Indies: Yet to bat Scorecard Alastair Cook and Joe Root hit centuries as England dominated West Indies on the first day of the inaugural day-night Test in the UK. Cook batted through the day for his unbeaten 153, sharing 248 with skipper Root, who made 136, as England racked up 348-3 at Edgbaston. Opener…

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GB women win 4x400m silver as men take bronze – highlights & report

GB women win 4x400m silver as men take bronze – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Britain’s 4×400 metres women won a brilliant silver and the GB men bronze as the host nation finished the World Championships on a high. Behind a superlative US performance for gold, the British quartet of Zoey Clark, Laviai Nielsen, Eilidh Doyle and Emily Diamond made it seven world medals in seven championships as they held off Poland. A few minutes later Matthew Hudson-Smith, Dwayne Cowan, Rabah Yousif…

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GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

GB win 4x100m relay gold as Bolt pulls up injured – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Great Britain’s men claimed a stunning 4x100m relay gold at the World Championships as Usain Bolt pulled up injured in his final ever race. On a febrile night of track and field, Mo Farah’s own finale ended with 5,000m silver as he was beaten in a global final for the first time in six years. But with the young GB women’s sprint quartet storming to a silver…

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Guliyev beats Van Niekerk to win shock 200m gold – highlights & report

Guliyev beats Van Niekerk to win shock 200m gold – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for times Turkey’s Ramil Guliyev wrecked the dreams of 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk and comeback kid Isaac Makwala to seize the 200m world title. South African Van Niekerk had been…

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Van Niekerk storms to world 400m gold – highlights & report

Van Niekerk storms to world 400m gold – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBC Venue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 August Coverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for times Wayde van Niekerk stormed to the first part of his potential golden double as he retained his world 400m title with a dominant display. With one of his main…

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Farah will overcome injury after 'toughest race' – highlights & report

Farah will overcome injury after 'toughest race' – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Mo Farah says he will overcome a leg injury to defend his 5,000m world title after winning the “toughest race” of his life to retain his 10,000m crown. The Briton, 34, was tripped and almost fell twice late on as he won the first medal of the 2017 World Championships in thrilling fashion at London Stadium. “I hurt my leg and I’m going to see a doctor,…

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History-making England eye Euro title – reaction & highlights

History-making England eye Euro title – reaction & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Women’s Euro 2017 semi-final: Netherlands v England Venue: Enschede, the Netherlands Date: Thursday, 3 August Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and online; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website; live on Channel Four Manager Mark Sampson said he was “proud” to make history after England reached a second consecutive major tournament semi-final – then challenged his team to win Women’s Euro…

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England extend lead before rain – report & highlights

England extend lead before rain – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Third Investec Test, The Kia Oval, day three England 353 & 74-1 (21.2 overs): Jennings 34*, Westley 28* South Africa 175 (58.4 overs): Bavuma 52, Roland-Jones 5-57 England lead by 252 runs Scorecard Rain halted England’s progress on day three of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval. The home side had reached 74-1 in their second innings, a lead of 252, when bad weather…

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