Jockey Nathan Evans banned for taking cocaine in Newmarket two days before a race

Andy Howell, representing the BHA at the hearing, said the sportsman, who has held a licence since 2015, described how he ingested a “couple of keys of cocaine” while visiting friends in Newmarket.

Promising stayer Dr Velocious to target cup races in summer

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OPINION: Is race a factor?

Police brutality is not new to our country. Now more than ever, change within our policing system is being demanded all over America. With the murder of George Floyd that was committed by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin this past May, the voices of the Black Lives Matter movement have become louder than ever and […]

Champion jockey Oisin Murphy banned for three months after testing positive for cocaine

“Finally, I would also like to apologise to the whole Qatar Racing team, to the owners and trainers I ride for, my supporters, my weighing room colleagues and to my commercial partners as well as Racing to School.


HIS soft-spoken characters are best known for liking cheese or having fun with fellow OAPs in Yorkshire. In Doctor Who he was a rebellious computer expert.

CBS News Battleground Tracker poll: Trump up one point in Ohio as Biden leads Michigan

If part of the Trump campaign’s argument is reminding voters of how successful the economy was prior to the outbreak, that, too, might resonate a little more in Ohio than in Michigan, but it doesn’t find much traction in either state. Looking back, somewhat more Ohio voters say his policies were helping than hurting, but […]

‘It’s those invisible lines’: Midlands film-makers on lack of diversity

The BFI points out the research covered only a handful of films, and that the Midlands does not have film production hubs like those in Bristol or Cardiff – although the Peaky Blinders creator, Steven Knight, is opening a studio in Digbeth that is being called “Brummiewood”.

Joanna Page on quickies, career comebacks and the future of Gavin & Stacey

She’s just finished a six-week Sunday morning run on BBC Radio Wales, which she hopes to do more of in 2021, Dream Horse is rumoured to be due for release in January, filming for the top-secret ITV show has already resumed and the BBC presenting projects will also pick up again.

Revealed: Plan to temporarily reopen Hammersmith Bridge as a ‘double-decker’ crossing to ease west London traffic chaos while repair work is done

According to an email, seen by the Telegraph, Seb Pearce, the chair of Oxford University Boat Club, said: ‘After exploring a number of alternative locations we have decided to hold next year’s race in Ely and now have the full support of the BBC and local authorities.

Lewis Hamilton says his fight for equality means more to him than a record-equalling seventh F1 world title

“It is like an ice rink out there, so you don’t get the enjoyment of the lap out there and I don’t see that change there.