India shock England in Women's World Cup opener

India shock England in Women's World Cup opener

Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Women’s World Cup, Derby: India 281-3 (50 overs): Mandhana 90, Raut 86, Raj 71, Knight 2-41 England 246 (47.2 overs): Wilson 81, Knight 46 India won by 35 runs Scorecard England were stunned on the opening day of the Women’s World Cup, losing by 35 runs to India in Derby. Openers Smriti Mandhana (90) and Punam Raut (86) took advantage of some poor England bowling, before…

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Murray knocked out of Queen's by world number 90

Murray knocked out of Queen's by world number 90

Media playback is not supported on this device 2017 Aegon Championships Venue: Queen’s Club, London Dates: 19-25 June Coverage: Comprehensive live coverage on BBC One, BBC Two, Red Button, Connected TV and online daily Defending champion Andy Murray was knocked out of the Aegon Championships in the first round by world number 90 Jordan Thompson on a day of shocks. The world number one lost 7-6 (7-4) 6-2 to Thompson, a late replacement for the…

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Cardiff Singer of the World winner crowned

Cardiff Singer of the World winner crowned

Mezzo soprano Catriona Morison has been crowned the winner of this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. The 31-year-old from Scotland was the judge’s wildcard and one of five finalists who performed with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales at St David’s Hall, Cardiff. The week-long competition featured 20 young classical singers. They were selected from an original list of 400 entrants before auditions. Ms Morison was presented with the Cardiff Trophy and…

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'Too early' to predict golden generation, says boss of England's U20 World Cup winners

'Too early' to predict golden generation, says boss of England's U20 World Cup winners

Paul Simpson praised his England team after they won the Under-20 World Cup, but said it was “too early” to call them the next golden generation. England beat Venezuela 1-0 in Sunday’s final, to win the country’s biggest international title since 1966. It was England’s first appearance in the final of a global tournament since their World Cup victory 51 years ago. “We don’t need anymore songs talking about 50 years of hurt,” said Simpson,…

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Wales draw in Serbia to keep slim World Cup qualification hopes alive

Wales draw in Serbia to keep slim World Cup qualification hopes alive

Wales’ hopes of qualifying for the World Cup remain intact – but precariously so – after their depleted side produced a spirited performance to draw in Serbia. A hostile home crowd was stunned into silence as Aaron Ramsey’s outrageous chipped penalty gave Wales a precious half-time lead after Sam Vokes’ shirt was pulled. The visitors toiled relentlessly to protect that advantage, though they began to tire as they were subjected to exhaustingly long periods of…

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England win U20 World Cup for biggest international title since 1966

England win U20 World Cup for biggest international title since 1966

Media playback is not supported on this device England won their biggest international title since 1966 by beating Venezuela 1-0 in the Under-20 World Cup final. It was England’s first appearance in the final of a global tournament since their World Cup victory 51 years ago. Everton forward Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s first-half goal was enough for victory thanks to Newcastle goalkeeper Freddie Woodman’s second-half penalty save. Woodman denied Adalberto Penaranda from the spot after the Malaga…

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Kane to captain England against Scots in World Cup qualifier

Kane to captain England against Scots in World Cup qualifier

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup qualifier: Scotland v England Venue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Date: Saturday, 10 June Kick-off: 17:00 BST Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Scotland and live text commentary on BBC Sport website Tottenham striker Harry Kane will captain England against Scotland in Saturday’s World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park. Kane will be making his first appearance for his country since 4 September 2016 because…

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