- Andy Carroll is being linked with a loan move to newly-promoted West Ham as speculation about the £35m striker’s future at Liverpool continues. Carroll’s close friend Kevin Nolan is already at the club and could sway the deal over interest shown by AC Milan.
- Diego Maradona has been sacked as coach for Al Wasl in the United Arab Emirates after 13 trophyless months in charge.
- Harry Redknapp appears to rule himself out of the running for the Russian manager’s job saying it’s a fantastic role for ‘someone’.
- John Terry’s trial continues in London.
- Betting: Premier League
Tour De France:
- Bradley Wiggins retains the yellow jersey at the half-way stage of the Tour De France which resumes today and heads into the Alps for Stage 10 Macon – Bellegarde-sur-Valserine.
- Betting: Outright
- Betting: Stage 10
- A bumper day of racing today with five cards in the UK at Catterick, Yarmouth, Kempton, Worcester and Lingfield and Naas and Wexford in Ireland.
- Betting: All today’s card and prices
- Mark O’Meara will miss the Open Championship with a rib injury. O’Meara followed up his US Master win in 1998 with victory at Royal Birkdale. This year’s US Open winner Webb Simpson is also a doubt as his wife is due to give birth in a fortnight. European and US players warm-up for the big event in the Scottish Open and John Deere Classic stateside that both tee-off on Thursday.
- Betting: Scottish Open
- Betting John Deere Classic
- Betting: Open Championship