Two for White as England beat Denmark

England Women’s final warm-up match before this summer’s European Championship ended in a battling win against Denmark in Copenhagen. Ellen White, who captained the side for the first time, lifted the ball over the head of goalkeeper Stina Lykke to score the opener just before half-time. Denmark skipper Pernille Harder levelled in the second half…

Spurs hold on to defeat Man Utd in White Hart Lane farewell

Goals from Victor Wanyama and Harry Kane earned Tottenham victory over Manchester United in their final game at White Hart Lane. Spurs plan to have their new stadium, built on the same site, ready for the 2018-19 campaign and will play their home matches at Wembley next season. Mauricio Pochettino’s side left their current ground,…

White and Doherty given invitational tour cards

Jimmy White and Ken Doherty will receive invitational tour cards for the next two years, World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn has revealed. White, beaten six times in the world final, lost in this year’s World Championship qualifying event to relinquish his card after 37 years. But Hearn said the popular left-hander and Doherty would be…

Craig White: Hampshire coach 'over the moon' after beating Yorkshire

Head coach Craig White described Hampshire’s victory over Yorkshire as “one of the best games of cricket he’d ever been involved in”. Hampshire chased down 320 to complete a four-wicket County Championship win at Headingley with a day to spare. “I’m absolutely over the moon,” White told BBC Radio Solent. “To fight back from the…

Jimmy White loses World Snooker Tour card after 37 years

Jimmy White has lost his tour card after 37 years as a professional after defeat in the first round of qualifying for this month’s World Championship. Needing to progress to remain on the World Snooker Tour, White, 54, lost 10-7 to fellow Englishman Jack Lisowski. White, a six-time runner-up at the Crucible, may need to…

China Open: Mark Selby & Ronnie O'Sullivan impress but Jimmy White is beaten

Mark Selby and Ronnie O’Sullivan reached the last 32 of the China Open with one-sided victories on Tuesday. Selby, the world number one, made breaks of 88, 104, 95, 87 and 74 as he swept past Alfie Burden 5-0. Five-time world champion O’Sullivan matched Selby with a 5-0 win over Gareth Allen, while second-ranked Judd…