Whether it’s the outcome of the latest football manager’s trial for tax evasion or the fallout from England cricket ignominy in Pakistan, these sports news websites guarantee you’ll never be lost for up-to-date information on your chosen sport.
More Than The Games If you just read the newspapers, you’d be forgiven for thinking the Olympics is the only thing happening in athletics. Not so. Winter sports, hockey, judo, table tennis: More Than The Games will update you on them all with news and feature coverage of pretty much every event worldwide, even the obscure ones. Lively, well put together and a great site for athletics buffs.
Sports Illustrated With breaking news, real-time scores and analysis, Sports Illustrated is the website of the world’s greatest sports magazine and a must if you want to know what’s what in sporting USA (or ogle at the celebrated swimsuit issue).
Share The Match Facebook for football is how the creators of Share The Match are pitching this new site, which offers news, stats and the opportunity to interact with your fellow fans during a match. You can upload photos and videos along with your comments and ratings for the match, the ref and even the atmosphere, stewards and food. For the Gary Neville in everyone.
BBC Sport For traditionalists who can remember the days when Saturday meant Grandstand on TV and the announcement of the results coincided with the arrival of the tea tray, BBC Sport must be the default site for breaking sports news. It’s studded with audio and video and as reliable and comforting as cheese on toast, and has all the range of coverage you’d expect, with links to local sports news and a fantastic archive.
The Sport Review If you’re looking for fresh, young sports writing, the Sport Review is an independent website packed with news, opinion, clips and comment. It’s the closest you’ll get to an online version of France’s L’Equipe, and bang on the moment with its coverage. Recommended if you enjoy a considered read.