Women’s Tour 2017: London to host to final stage, with race to open in Daventry

Women’s Tour 2017: London to host to final stage, with race to open in Daventry

London will host the 2017 Women’s Tour final stage, with the race to open on 7 June in Daventry. The five-stage event, won by Britain’s Lizzie Deignan last year, will conclude in the capital on Sunday, 11 June. Its fourth edition will also include stages in Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire and Derbyshire. All of the world’s top 15 teams will take part in the race, which is a part of the UCI Women’s WorldTour….

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Angelique Kerber fails to overtake Serena Williams in world rankings

Angelique Kerber fails to overtake Serena Williams in world rankings

Angelique Kerber missed the opportunity to regain the world number one ranking with defeat by Elina Svitolina in the semi-finals of the Dubai Championships. In wet conditions, Ukrainian Svitolina, 23, earned a third successive win over top seed Kerber 6-3 7-6 (7-3). The German world number two, 29, would have overtaken Serena Williams if she had taken the title in Dubai. “I’m not thinking about this. I know how it feels to be number one,”…

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England in West Indies: Eoin Morgan wants to lead to 2019 World Cup

England in West Indies: Eoin Morgan wants to lead to 2019 World Cup

Coverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. One-day captain Eoin Morgan says he has given up on playing Test cricket again but aims to lead England to the 2019 World Cup. The 30-year-old played the last of his 16 Tests in 2012, while he has appeared in 240 one-day and T20…

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