Cycling

As Chris Froome now has his second Yellow Jersey, the Coral News team follows his and Bradley Wiggins' exploits during 2015 and offer major event betting tips.

Weekend in pictures: Froome seals historic Tour de France win

| 24.07.2017

British star claims fourth title in five years There was something for everyone at the weekend, with headlines made across a number of major sports, including cycling, diving, golf, football and horse racing. Chris Froome stole the show when winning his fourth Tour de France title in five years. The British cyclist has set the standard at the world-famous race over the last few years, and is showi... more...

Weekend in pictures: Lions, Horn and Capri upset the odds

| 03.07.2017

Snaps to round up the weekend shocks It was a weekend of sporting shocks, as the British and Irish Lions beat New Zealand in the second test, against all the odds, on Saturday morning. Critics didn’t give Warren Gartland’s side any hope, but they ran out 24-21 winners, and now face a decider next week. Elsewhere, and Manny Pacquiao was beaten by Jeff Horn in Australia, courtesy of a controversial ... more...

Britain’s 5 greatest Olympians: Wiggins overtakes Hoy after team pursuit win

| 14.08.2016

Sam Barnard, Assistant Sports Editor | August 13, 2016 Britain’s five greatest Olympians Sir Bradley Wiggins has now won more Olympic medals (eight) than any other Briton in history, after securing Gold in the team pursuit – his last major race. Along with teammates Ed Clancy, Steven Burke and Owain Doull, the quartet gained revenge on rivals Australia, who came first in the recent Tra... more...

Coral’s 10 greatest athletes in Olympics history

| 09.08.2016

Robbie Purves | July 27, 2016 The Olympics have produced some of the most stunning and awe-inspiring moments in sporting history. It is impossible to rank the greatest Olympians of all-time, so Coral sport writers have compiled a comprehensive list of some of the top sportspeople to have competed at the Olympic level in no particular order… Jesse Owens (USA): Track and field athlete Owens’ p... more...

Olympics tips: Four patriotic punts and best Team GB bets for opening weekend

| 07.08.2016

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | August 5, 2016 Four Olympics tips for Team GB With the Olympics officially underway on Friday night UK time, Coral experts have got their heads together and come up with the best Team GB bets for the opening weekend. Who have we selected as Olympics tips? Read on and see what fantastic four punts we recommend… Saturday Chris Froome odds are especially attractive ... more...

BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015: Coral profile contenders

| 01.12.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | December 1, 2015 A terrific 12 nominees have been put forward for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award for 2015. Coral profile these dozen men and women who have led the way in their respective disciplines in the past 12 months, summarising their achievements and quoting their odds: Lizzie Armitstead Sport: Cycling Age: 28 Achievement: Became world road race ch... more...

Ten modern era Scottish sporting greats on St Andrew’s Day

| 30.11.2015

Jamie Clark, Sports Editor | November 30, 2015 To celebrate St Andrew’s Day, Coral writers look at the greatest Scottish sportsmen. We’ve picked out 10 terrific chaps that have defined their respective disciplines. Gary Anderson The only Scottish winner of the PDC World Darts Championship, Anderson is also the current holder of the Premier League. He is 13/2 third-favourite with Coral ... more...

Dominant Froome looks certain for Tour de France win

| 25.07.2015

Miles Crosby | July 25, 2015 At the end of the second week of the Tour de France, Britain’s Chris Froome has underlined his billing as the race favourite by crushing his opposition to lead the race by a huge margin. He finds himself so far in the lead that it would take a disaster to stop the 1/12 favourite from winning a second yellow jersey. Having finished the first week over a minute ahe... more...

Tour de France heads to the mountains with Froome in yellow

| 19.07.2015

Miles Crosby | July 19, 2015 Normally, the first week of the Tour de France is a quiet affair for the yellow jersey hopefuls; not so this year. There hasn’t even been a major mountain stage so far, and yet the overall lead has changed hand five times and race favourite Chris Froome (4/7 to win the Tour with Coral) is already over a minute ahead of his main rivals. After the surprise victory ... more...

Coral’s Tour de France first week preview

| 10.07.2015

Miles Crosby | July 10, 2015 The Tour de France starts on Saturday, July 4th, the beginning of a 2,087 mile journey for the 198 riders who will take part. Its 21 stages cover a wide variety of terrain and will challenge the cyclists in every way imaginable. Here, Coral take a look at each of the thrilling days of racing in the first week. Stage one The first stage of the Tour is the only individua... more...