Haydock: Stalls handler dies after incident before race

A stalls handler has died after an incident at Haydock on Friday. Stephen Yarborough was flown to Whiston Hospital after being run over by the mobile starting stalls but later died, stalls operators RaceTech confirmed. The incident involving the stalls, from which horses start running, happened before the race due off at 15:30 BST and…

Wie avoids Trump talk before US Women's Open

Media playback is not supported on this device US Women’s Open: 13-16 July Coverage: Daily reports on the BBC Sport website Michelle Wie refused to talk about Donald Trump before this week’s US Women’s Open, which is being held on a course owned by the American president. Using Trump National in New Jersey has attracted…

Lacazette has Arsenal medical before record £45m deal

Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette is having a medical at Arsenal before becoming their record transfer signing in a deal worth at least £45m. The Gunners had an initial bid for the 26-year-old France international rejected, but talks continued. His fee, of up to £52m with add-ons, will surpass the £42.4m Arsenal paid Real Madrid for…

Vettel should think before he acts – Ricciardo

Sebastian Vettel needs to calm down after being punished for dangerous driving in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, says Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo. Vettel was given a 10-second stop-and-go penalty for deliberately swerving into title rival Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes during Sunday’s race in Baku. “Seb probably sometimes doesn’t think before he acts,” Ricciardo said. “It’s probably…

Royal Ascot 2017: Andrea Atzeni had beer thrown at him before race

Royal Ascot 2017 Saturday, 24 June: Final-day coverage on BBC Radio 5 live Races: 14:30-17:35 BST including 16:20 Diamond Jubilee Stakes Jockey Andrea Atzeni says a Royal Ascot racegoer threw a pint of beer at him as he made his way to the start of a race. He said the incident happened before the Duke…

Verstappen fastest before crashing, Hamilton 10th

Azerbaijan Grand Prix on the BBC Venue: Baku City Circuit Date: 23-25 June Coverage: Practice on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, qualifying and race on BBC Radio 5 live. Live text commentary, leaderboard and imagery on BBC Sport website and app. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was in impressive form as he set the pace…