Robin Scott-Elliot is a Sports News Correspondent for The Independent.
13 June 2014 07:46 PM
The field was set back, three men stationed deep on the leg side, the ball was banged in short and England’s batsmen tumbled into the trap. One by one they fell.
12 June 2014 09:30 PM
It’s 14 years since Pele’s prediction of a side from the continent lifting the World Cup was supposed to come true
12 June 2014 06:26 PM
Michel Platini, one of football’s most powerful men, chose the opening day of the World Cup to publicly withdraw his support from Fifa president Sepp Blatter, declaring that the sport’s troubled governing body required a “breath of fresh air”.
11 June 2014 07:00 PM
Italy were bottom of their group in 2010, France did not score in 2002 but, writes Robin Scott-Elliot, Vicente Del Bosque’s side are capable of bucking that trend
11 June 2014 01:19 PM
The multiple Olympic gold medallist is not expected to ride in this year's Tour de France
05 June 2014 01:00 AM
05 June 2014 01:00 AM
The former England captain was worthy of a call-up says the BBC presenter
05 June 2014 12:00 AM
The desperation to reach the Premier League, and enjoy the unprecedented financial rewards that accompany membership of English football's top flight, is forcing a number of Championship clubs to cross a "dangerous line" in paying out more in wages than they earn in revenue.
Roy Keane to Aston Villa: Former Manchester United walks out on another World Cup to link up with Paul Lambert
03 June 2014 06:22 PM
Keane asked not to be considered for the vacant Celtic manager role and could be on his way to Villa Park to assist Lambert
03 June 2014 01:00 AM
Fifa was accused on Monday night of conducting a selective investigation into allegations of widespread corruption surrounding Qatar’s successful bid to stage the 2022 World Cup – after it emerged that the official inquiry will be completed within days.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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- 2 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 3 'Help me I'm trapped in a factory' messages keep being found on bottles of vitamin water
- 4 North Korean defector flees to Finland 'with evidence of chemical testing on humans'
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly