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Gold Cup champion trounces Irish challengers to become clear favourite to retain Festival crown

PartyGaming seals first US deal since settlement

As the US moves to legalise online gambling, PartyGaming is homing in

Betfair eyes deals amid rumours of flotation

Betfair has called in Credit Suisse to advise on a potential deal boom in the gambling sector. Experts predict that the US ban on online gambling could be lifted in as little as a year by the Democrat-controlled Congress with the backing of President Barack Obama, who is a keen poker player.

Crowd are right to boo Australians, claims Anderson

Far from buying into the ECB diktat that the English public must start affording Mr Ponting the utmost respect, James Anderson yesterday said that the treatment dished out to the Australian captain from the Barmy Army at Edgbaston was all fair and above board.

Stoute insists Gordon glory is no Harbinger of Leger success

The laboured manner of his success here last year did not especially imply that Conduit would be winning a King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes 51 weeks later. On the face of it, then, the relative felicity of his stablemate's own performance in the Betfair Gordon Stakes yesterday suggests that Harbinger is a colt going places. That may well be so, but in the short term he will be taking a rather different path.

Four players banned after betting on Accrington match

Disciplinary chiefs have expressed "serious concerns" that a Football League match may have been fixed after four players were banned for between five months and a year for betting on the outcome.

Suspect betting probed at SW19

Investigation launched into men's first-round match amid match-fixing concerns

How tennis failed to act in vital betting test case

The ATP sat on a potentially crucial dossier on the only occasion match-fixing allegations were aired in court, writes Nick Harris

Exclusive: Wimbledon on high alert over suspected match-fixing rings

Up to 12 players feature on official 'watch list' following betting irregularities

Betfair lambasts Dutch government over online ban

Betfair, the online betting specialist, has launched a multimillion-euro legal action against the Dutch government over its attempt to ban banks in the country from processing payments made by Dutch customers on online gaming websites based in the UK.

Rainbow View quells betting flap

Gosden-trained filly in fine form despite strange drift on online exchange

Bets, files and videotape – inside the 'Stanley Sting'

A year ago, five players backed their own side to lose a match. Now investigations have unearthed hundreds of thousands in suspect wagers. Nick Harris follows the trail of evidence

Ruck and Maul: Put money on sopranos to fire up the Twickenham heavy mob

"Win when you're singing," say Betfair, the official betting partners of the Rugby Football Union. England, who have won only five of their past 15 Tests since beating France in the 2007 World Cup semi-finals, haven't been very vocal recently – "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" has almost disappeared off the top 10 chart – so Betfair have taken to the stage.

Sports betting: Age of complacency over as sport wakes up to gambling risk

Governing bodies in every major sport now accept that betting corruption represents a clear and present danger, writes Nick Harris

Epsom's sponsors go off-message

It is a sign of the times, and a deeply worrying one for the horseracing industry, that Epsom, having failed to find a backer for this year's Derby meeting, has been forced for the first time to divide up the races at the meeting to make them more appealing, and affordable, for sponsorship.

Topless embarrassment for Davies

Jockey falls off just yards from victory to leave punters in despair
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Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country

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After 2,000 years, a community will try anything – including pretending to convert to Islam – to avoid losing everything, says Patrick Cockburn
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Bill Cosby's persona goes from America's dad to date-rape drugs

From America's dad to date-rape drugs

Stories of Bill Cosby's alleged sexual assaults may have circulated widely in Hollywood, but they came as a shock to fans, says Rupert Cornwell
Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

Clare Balding: 'Women's sport is kicking off at last'

As fans flock to see England women's Wembley debut against Germany, the TV presenter on an exciting 'sea change'
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The Christmas jumper is in fashion, but should you wear your religion on your sleeve?
Dr Charles Heatley: The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

The GP off to do battle in the war against Ebola

Dr Charles Heatley on joining the NHS volunteers' team bound for Sierra Leone
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Saturday Night Live vs The Daily Show

US channels wage comedy star wars
When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine? When EU rules make Italian vineyards invisible

When is a wine made in Piedmont not a Piemonte wine?

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Look what's mushrooming now!

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Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

More a pink shrimp than a red firebrand

The vilification of the potential Scottish Labour leader Neil Findlay shows how one-note politics is today, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Tenderstem broccoli omelette; Fried eggs with Mexican-style tomato and chilli sauce; Pan-fried cavolo nero with soft-boiled egg

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Terry Venables: Wayne Rooney is roaring again and the world knows that England are back

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Michael Calvin: Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Abject leadership is allowing football’s age-old sores to fester

Those at the top are allowing the same issues to go unchallenged, says Michael Calvin