Jo Pavey and Andrew Butchart win 10,000m races in London

Five-time Olympian Jo Pavey has won the women’s Vitality 10,000m in London, while Scotland’s Andrew Butchart claimed victory in the men’s race. The 43-year-old Pavey, who was fourth at the British 10,000m trials, finished the road race in 32 minutes 57 seconds. Sonia Samuels equalled her personal best as she was second in 33:18 and…

PGA Championship: Andrew Dodt one ahead at Wentworth after day three

PGA Championship third-round leaderboard -8 A Dodt (Aus); -7 B Grace (SA); -5 L Westwood (Eng), F Molinari (Ita); -4 H Tanihara (Jpn), S Lowry (Ire), H Stenson (Swe) Selected others: -3 A Johnston (Eng), T Hatton (Eng), S Jamieson (Sco); level J Rose (Eng); +2 I Poulter (Eng); +3 E Els (SA); +5 D…

Andrew Butchart: I am the underdog, but Sir Mo Farah is not invincible

Media playback is not supported on this device Scotland’s Andrew Butchart has been training at altitude in Flagstaff, Arizona alongside Sir Mo Farah, and his sights are firmly set on overtaking the quadruple Olympic gold medallist. Butchart ran alongside Farah at the Rio Olympics, finishing sixth behind the 5,000m champion. Yet he insists that Farah…

Alastair Cook was 'drained' by England captaincy – Andrew Strauss

Media playback is not supported on this device Alastair Cook had become “drained” as England Test captain, says England’s director of cricket Andrew Strauss. Cook stepped down on Monday after a record 59 matches in charge. “He was getting drained by the relentlessness of being England captain,” Strauss told the BBC’s sports editor Dan Roan….