Rosberg admits Hamilton issues

Romsey Advertiser: Lewis Hamilton, left, and Nico Rosberg, right, have not always got on this season

4:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

Nico Rosberg appreciates his Mercedes bosses have endured a "very difficult" time handling his relationship with Lewis Hamilton this season.

Rowsell eyes gold but Trott falters

Romsey Advertiser: Joanna Rowsell, left, races her way into the final at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome

1:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

England's Joanna Rowsell will ride for gold in the final of the women's individual pursuit after setting a new Commonwealth Games record in qualifying.

Palace complete Campbell deal

Romsey Advertiser: Fraizer Campbell joins Crystal Palace after being relegated from the Barclays Premier League with Cardiff last season

8:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Crystal Palace have announced the signing of striker Fraizer Campbell from Cardiff.

Braveheart Wallace claims gold

Romsey Advertiser: Scotland's Daniel Wallace was thrilled with his victory

4:48pm Friday 25th July 2014

Edinburgh's Daniel Wallace demonstrated his Braveheart spirit as he roared to Commonwealth Games gold in the 400 metres individual medley at Tollcross.

Buttler plays down expectations

Romsey Advertiser: Jos Buttler is adamant that he can't fix English cricket on his own

4:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

Jos Buttler warns he is unlikely to single-handedly "fix English cricket" as he prepares to take a step into the unknown.

Navardauskas pays tribute to Millar

Romsey Advertiser: Ramunas Navardauskas won the 19th stage of the Tour de France (AP)

8:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Ramunas Navardauskas paid tribute to absent Garmin-Sharp team-mate David Millar after a pre-planned manoeuvre worked perfectly for the Lithuanian to claim victory on Tour de France stage 19.

Rowsell: Glasgow Games spurred me

Romsey Advertiser: England's Joanna Rowsell was spurred on by the Glasgow crowd

8:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Joanna Rowsell added Commonwealth Games gold to a collection that already includes Olympic and world titles after a barnstorming performance in the individual pursuit.

Drogba completes Chelsea return

Romsey Advertiser: Didier Drogba has the opportunity to cement his legendary status at Stamford Bridge

5:22pm Friday 25th July 2014

Didier Drogba will begin his second spell at Chelsea next season after agreeing a one-year deal with Jose Mourinho's side.

Welsh review set to be launched

Romsey Advertiser: Rhys Williams is the second Welsh athlete to test positive

1:44pm Friday 25th July 2014

Welsh Athletics has vowed to carry out an internal review after a second drugs scandal hit its team at the Commonwealth Games.

Lallana could miss start of season

Romsey Advertiser: Adam Lallana has injured a knee and could miss the start of the season

10:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana could miss the start of the new season after injuring his knee in training.

Wiggins talks ongoing - Brailsford

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Bradley Wiggins, left, and Dave Brailsford, right, remain in talks over a new Team Sky deal

2:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

Team Sky principal Sir Dave Brailsford has not given up hope of agreeing a new deal with Sir Bradley Wiggins, despite the latter's hints to the contrary.

India unhappy over Jadeja fine

Romsey Advertiser: India are unhappy with the punishment which has been handed to Ravindra Jadeja

4:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

India appear far from happy with Ravindra Jadeja's punishment for his part in the spat with England fast bowler James Anderson during the Trent Bridge Test.

Azerbaijan given F1 green light

Romsey Advertiser: Bernie Ecclestone is looking forward to Baku staging a grand prix

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Azerbaijan will take its place on the Formula One calendar in 2016 as the new Grand Prix of Europe.

Navardauskas escapes to victory

Romsey Advertiser: Lithuania's Ramunas Navardauskas won stage 19 on the Tour de France (AP)

4:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

Ramunas Navardauskas was rewarded for a daring late escape with victory on stage 19 of the Tour de France in Bergerac.

Vidal suggests United no-go

Romsey Advertiser: Arturo Vidal, pictured, had been linked with a move to Louis van Gaal's side

12:51pm Friday 25th July 2014

Manchester United target Arturo Vidal has seemingly ruled out a move to Old Trafford.

Practice is perfect for Hamilton

Romsey Advertiser: On one of his favourite tracks, the Hungaroring, Lewis Hamilton was quickest in both practice sessions

3:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

Lewis Hamilton continued his long love affair with the Hungaroring by posting the fastest times in both Friday practice sessions ahead of the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Golden joy for Renicks sisters

Romsey Advertiser: Kimberley, left, and Louise Renicks, right, began Scotland's gold rush

6:27am Friday 25th July 2014

Scotland's Renicks sisters went one better than England's Brownlee brothers as the hosts experienced a golden first evening of competition at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games.

Cech prepared for Courtois battle

Romsey Advertiser: Petr Cech has a fight on his hands to be Chelsea's number one this season

11:37am Friday 25th July 2014

Petr Cech is determined to fight for his place as his decade-long reign as Chelsea's preferred goalkeeper comes under threat for the first time.

Tigers draw leaves Powell relieved

Romsey Advertiser: Marc Sneyd inspired Castleford's comeback

6:27am Friday 25th July 2014

Castleford coach Daryl Powell admitted his side were lucky to get a point after scoring three late tries to snatch an 18-18 draw against Hull at the KC Stadium.

Jadeja fined by ICC

Romsey Advertiser: Ravindra Jadeja played a key role in India's victory over England in the second Test

10:55am Friday 25th July 2014

India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been found guilty of "conduct contrary to the spirit of the game" and fined 50 per cent of his match fee, the International Cricket Council has announced.

Hamilton quickest in Hungary

Romsey Advertiser: Lewis Hamilton enjoyed himself once again at the Hungaroring (AP)

11:29am Friday 25th July 2014

Lewis Hamilton began his quest to become the most successful driver in the Hungarian Grand Prix by topping the timesheet at the end of first practice ahead of Sunday's race.

Williams suspended over failed test

Romsey Advertiser: Rhys Williams becomes the second Welsh athlete forced out of the Commonwealth Games

11:28am Friday 25th July 2014

Rhys Williams, Wales' 400 metres hurdles champion, has been provisionally suspended after being charged with an anti-doping violation.

Shift in priorities for Wiggins

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Bradley Wiggins is targeting an upgrade on his silver medal at the Rio Olympics

6:27am Friday 25th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins hinted he may have ridden his last Grand Tour after claiming team pursuit silver on his eagerly awaited track return at the Commonwealth Games.

Lampard to visit 9/11 memorial

Romsey Advertiser: Frank Lampard was fined for his actions back in 2001

9:21am Friday 25th July 2014

Frank Lampard revealed he plans to visit the memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks after sealing his move to MLS side New York City FC.

Mourinho considering Drogba return

Romsey Advertiser: Didier Drogba could be heading back to Stamford Bridge

6:57am Friday 25th July 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has revealed that a possible return for Didier Drogba is in his thoughts.

Lampard coy over England future

Romsey Advertiser: Frank Lampard has not yet decided whether he will continue playing for his country

7:05am Friday 25th July 2014

Frank Lampard will make a decision over his England future after completing his move to New York City FC on a two-year deal.

Castleford claim unlikely draw

Romsey Advertiser: Castleford centre Michael Shenton, right, scored his side's first-half try

10:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Castleford ran in three tries in the last 13 minutes to snatch an unlikely 18-18 draw against a rejuvenated Hull FC in a dramatic First Utility Super League match at the KC Stadium.

Brownlee hunger for gold burns on

Romsey Advertiser: Alistair Brownlee, right, has warned brother Jonathan, left, he is not done yet

7:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Alistair Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another title to his glittering triathlon portfolio.

Wiggins hints at ending road career

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Bradley Wiggins, right, was forced to settle for silver on his return to the track

6:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins appeared to call time on his Grand Tour career after picking up a silver medal on his track comeback at the Commonwealth Games.

Nicklaus sees success for McIlroy

Romsey Advertiser: Rory McIlroy won his third major title at Hoylake last week

6:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Jack Nicklaus has told Rory McIlroy he can become one of golf's greatest ever players if he chooses to.

Montgomerie seven shots off pace

Romsey Advertiser: Colin Montgomerie is seven shots behind the leader after the first day of the Senior Open

9:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Colin Montgomerie made a solid if unspectacular start to his bid to win three senior majors in a season at the Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl .

Hales eyes World Cup role

Romsey Advertiser: Alex Hales has impressed for England in the Twenty20 format

4:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales hopes his form this season in the LV= County Championship can help secure him a place in the England squad for the forthcoming ICC World Cup.

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Romsey Advertiser: Kimberly Renicks, rear, shouts as she pushes down Shushila Likmabam during their final (AP)

6:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Edinburgh judoka Kimberley Renicks won gold for Scotland in the women's under-48kgs Commonwealth Games final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.

Stimpson: Medal is for everyone

Romsey Advertiser: England's Jodie Stimpson, centre, and Vicky Holland, right, were joined on the podium by Canada's Kirsten Sweetland, left

3:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Jodie Stimpson described missing out on the London Olympics as "the kick up the backside I needed" after winning the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Glasgow gold glee for marvel Miley

Romsey Advertiser: Scotland's Hannah Miley won Commonwealth gold in the 400m individual medley

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Hannah Miley had the Saltire flying high on the opening night of the Commonwealth Games swimming at Tollcross as she successfully defended her 400 metres individual medley title.

Brownlees one-two for England

Romsey Advertiser: Alistair Brownlee, left, came out on top against brother Jonny to win triathlon gold

5:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny to Commonwealth Games gold as England completed a dream day in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.

Herrera: We won't get carried away

Romsey Advertiser: Ander Herrera made a promising start in a Manchester United shirt

2:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Nibali closes in on Tour glory

Romsey Advertiser: Vincenzo Nibali made another resounding statement in this year's Tour de France (AP)

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Vincenzo Nibali claimed his fourth stage success of the 101st Tour de France on Thursday to all but seal overall victory.

Wiggins leads England into final

Romsey Advertiser: England and Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold this evening

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.

Suarez set for El Clasico debut

Romsey Advertiser: Luis Suarez's four-month ban would run out just in time for Barcelona's clash with Real Madrid

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Luis Suarez could make his debut for Barcelona against arch rivals Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.

Flower to lead Lions

Romsey Advertiser: Andy Flower takes charge of the England Lions this summer

12:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Former senior national coach Andy Flower will lead England Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

City ease to friendly win

Romsey Advertiser: Dedryck Boyata was one of the Manchester City goalscorers

8:31am Thursday 24th July 2014

Manchester City began their pre-season tour of America with a comfortable 4-1 victory over MLS champions Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.

Mercedes duo target Hungarian win

Romsey Advertiser: Lewis Hamilton, left, and Nico Rosberg both want to be on top of the podium this Sunday

6:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are both determined to claim a win in Hungary this weekend that will put them in good spirits heading into Formula One's summer break.

Stimpson secures first Glasgow gold

Romsey Advertiser: Jodie Stimpson crosses the line to win gold

1:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

English triathlete Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.

Van Gaal hails United performance

Romsey Advertiser: Louis van Gaal was impressed by what he saw from his Manchester United charges

11:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

Louis van Gaal hailed his "fantastic" players as he began his reign as Manchester United manager with a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Nibali extends lead with stage win

Romsey Advertiser: Vincenzo Nibali completed his fourth stage victory

6:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Vincenzo Nibali wanted to show he was "the boss" in winning his fourth stage of the 101st Tour de France on Thursday to all-but seal overall victory.

Perez welcomes Mexico F1 return

Romsey Advertiser: Sergio Perez is excited by a home grand prix

6:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Sergio Perez believes the return of the Mexico Grand Prix to the Formula One calendar can show the country as "the best in the world".

Wiggins targets more track glory

Romsey Advertiser: Sir Bradley Wiggins will be back on the track in Glasgow

6:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins makes his eagerly awaited return to track cycling this morning in what he expects to be a three-way battle for team pursuit gold at the Commonwealth Games.

Mangala 'signs' for City in video

Romsey Advertiser: Eliaquim Mangala appears to be closing in on a move to Manchester City

11:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A leaked video on Manchester City's website appears to show the club signing long-term target Eliaquim Mangala from Porto.

Daley has no plans to quit

Romsey Advertiser: Tom Daley is determined to continue beyond the Commonwealth Games

7:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Tom Daley insists he will continue diving as long as his body lets him.






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