Nicklaus sees success for McIlroy

Banbury Cake: 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.

Nibali extends lead with stage win

Banbury Cake: 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.

Hales eyes World Cup role

Banbury Cake: 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.

Lampard makes New York move

Banbury Cake: Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC

3:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC, the Major League Soccer franchise have announced.

Farah out of Glasgow Games

Banbury Cake: Mo Farah had been due to compete in the 5,000m and the 10,000m

10:10am Thursday 24th July 2014

Mo Farah insisted he had no choice but to pull out of the Commonwealth Games through illness, as more of the star quality due to be on show in Glasgow disappeared.

Stimpson: Medal is for everyone

Banbury Cake: 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.

Silver for Wiggins on track return

Banbury Cake: 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 was denied a golden return to track cycling as he and England's pursuit team were beaten by a rampant Australia in the Commonwealth Games.

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Banbury Cake: 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.

Brownlee hunger for gold burns on

Banbury Cake: 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.

Daley has no plans to quit

Banbury Cake: 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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