CRICKET: Ollie Robinson took five wickets, including three in 14 balls, as Sussex beat Hampshire by 94 runs in their Bob Willis Trophy opener at Hove. Robinson picked up Joe Weatherley, Felix Organ and Sam Northeast before lunch and claimed Harry Came as his fourth victim early into the afternoon session. He then returned after tea to remove last man Ajeet Singh Dale to finish with five for 29 from 13.3 impressive overs in this South Group clash. Hampshire lost wickets steadily in their pursuit of a victory target of 245 and were dismissed for 146.
FOOTBALL: Clive Tyldesley will be providing commentary on some matches for Rangers TV this season. The commentator replaced by Sam Matterface as ITV’s lead voice last month, declaring in a video on Twitter that he was ‘upset, annoyed and baffled’. Tyldesley, 65, will be in the chair for Rangers’ first home game this term against St Mirren on Sunday.
■ 6 — Super League games played this season by Toronto Wolfpack, who have had their deal to play terminated after withdrawing from the competition for financial reasons in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. They will have to negotiate a new participation agreement to play in next year’s Super League campaign.
Wales legend Roberts now a Dragon
RUGBY UNION: Wales centre Jamie Roberts has returned home after agreeing a deal with Dragons. Roberts, who has won 94 caps for Wales and was a member of the 2009 and 2013 British & Irish Lions touring squads, joins Newport following a spell with Stormers in South Africa. The 33-year-old has previously played for Cardiff Blues, Racing 92, Harlequins and Bath.
■ 33 — Year-old Northampton flanker Tom Wood has been recovering from a pulmonary embolism — a blocked artery in the lungs. Saints signed Jamie Gibson as cover on a short-term deal after he was diagnosed last month. Wood has now been cleared to return to non-contact training and could still potentially feature this season
■ 3 — More years horse racing will be broadcast on ITV, with a new deal on the brink of being announced according to the Racing Post
Denmark must wait for Grand Depart
CYCLING: The Tour de France’s Grand Depart in Copenhagen will now take place in 2022 after being moved back a year. The famous road race was due to begin in the Danish capital in 2021 but after Euro 2020 was rescheduled due to coronavirus, it has been delayed to avoid a clash with football matches being held in the city. There were due to be three stages in the country during next year’s race, with a 13km time trial followed by two road stages before moving on to France. It has yet to be confirmed if this itinerary will remain as planned.