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Hampshire v Essex: Dan Lawrence reaches century as only 20 overs possible

Essex batsman Dan Lawrence has scored 670 Championship runs this season Specsavers County Championship Division One, Ageas Bowl (day three): Hampshire 254: Bailey 89; Porter 4-53 Essex 76: Abbott 6-20 & 247-5 (f/o): Lawrence 101, Bopara 57 Essex lead by 69 runs Hampshire 5 pts, Essex 3 pts Scorecard Only 20 overs of play were possible on day three of the Division One match between Hampshire and county champions Essex because of rain. Essex moved from 208-3 to 226-3 in their second innings in the 30 minutes of action possible…

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Brian Cookson loses to David Lappartient in UCI president election

Cookson, who wanted another four-year spell in charge, was comfortably beaten by Lappartient Briton Brian Cookson has lost the election for the UCI presidency to Frenchman David Lappartient. Cookson, who had been in charge since 2013, was beaten by 37 votes to eight in the contest to lead world cycling’s governing body. The 66-year-old said the UCI was “unrecognisable” from when he took over and departs with “his head held high”. But Lappartient, 44, vowed to get rid of the “corruption” that has left UCI with a “disastrous reputation”. “It…

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Tour de Yorkshire extends to four day race

Image copyright SWPix Image caption The third day of the 2017 race included eight categorised climbs, including Cote de Shibden Wall The Tour de Yorkshire cycle race has been extended to four days. Union Cycliste Internationale confirmed its decision on Tuesday and next year’s event will now run from 3 to 6 May. Welcome to Yorkshire, which jointly organises the event with Amaury Sports Organisation, said it would allow them to design a more varied route. The race was launched in 2015 as a legacy project following Yorkshire’s successful hosting…

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Joe Root: ‘Australia will try to keep England captain quiet during Ashes’

Andrew Strauss on Summer, Root and the Ashes Australia will “target” England captain Joe Root during this winter’s Ashes tour down under, says director of cricket Andrew Strauss. Root will lead the side in an Ashes series for the first time with the first Test taking place in November. Strauss said his one piece of advice to Root would be to “get runs”. “They know he is England’s best player so if they keep him quiet then that’s going to undermine him as captain as well,” Strauss told BBC Sport….

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Middlesex v Lancashire: Tom Bailey takes first 10-wicket match haul

Tom Bailey took 5-54 in the first innings followed by 5-44 Specsavers County Championship Division One, Lord’s (day two): Middlesex 233 & 152: Robson 58; Bailey 5-44 Lancashire 165 & 46-1: Hameed 22* Lancashire need 175 more runs to win Middlesex 4 pts, Lancashire 3 pts Scorecard Lancashire seamer Tom Bailey claimed match-figures of 10-98 as the Red Rose county were left a target of 221 to beat relegation-threatened Middlesex. On a second day which saw 16 wickets fall at Lord’s, the visitors lost their lower order quickly to be…

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Durham v Sussex: Graham Clark gives hosts edge after day two

Graham Clark’s unbeaten 73 took Durham’s deficit down to just 25 at the close on day two Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Emirates Riverside (day two): Sussex 346: Wells 122; Rushworth 4-64 Durham 321-6: Latham 77, Clark 73*; Robinson 4-69 Durham trail by 25 runs Sussex 5 pts, Durham 6 pts Scorecard Graham Clark’s unbeaten 73 ensured Durham closed just 25 runs behind Sussex on day two at Chester-le-Street. Tom Latham (77) and Cameron Steel (73) also hit half-centuries but both fell to seamer Ollie Robinson (4-69) as Sussex took…

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Chris Froome has ‘no regrets’ after world time-trial bronze

Britain’s Chris Froome says he has “no regrets” after taking bronze in the men’s elite time trial at the World Championship in Bergen, Norway. Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin won the event with Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic second. WATCH MORE: Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Source link

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Chris Froome adds world time trial bronze to Tour de France-Vuelta double

Froome misses out on world title to Dumoulin UCI World Road Championships 2017 Host: Bergen, Norway Dates: 17-24 September Coverage: Live coverage of the elite men’s and women’s time trials and road races on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, BBC Sport website & app. Men’s time trial, Weds 20 Sep: 12:00-17:30 – BBC Red Button and online; 14:30-16:45 – BBC Two – full broadcast schedule here Britain’s Chris Froome added a World Championship bronze medal in the time trial to this year’s historic Tour de France and Vuelta…

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Chris Froome: Briton misses out on time trial title to Tom Dumoulin

Britain’s Chris Froome misses out on the World Road Championships time trial title in Bergen, Norway, as he finishes third behind Slovenian Primoz Roglic in second and eventual winner Tom Dumoulin of the Netherlands. WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Available to UK users only. Source link

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World Road Championships 2017: How a bike change could decide world title

Kazakh rider Alexey Lutsenko has problems with the bike change – swapping a heavier time trial machine for a regular road bike for the final climb – that could decide the winner of the men’s time trial at the World Championships in Bergen, Norway. Watch the men’s world time trail live now. WATCH MORE: Van Vleuten claims world time trial gold WATCH MORE: GB’s Pidcock wins junior world time trial Available to UK users only. Source link

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