Ian Bell has vowed to help put English cricket 'back on track' after a winter to forget.

A disastrous tour of Australia and early exit from the ICC World Twenty20 has left England's players with some major soul-searching to do, and Bell is anticipating some 'massive changes' for the national side.

Lewis Hamilton has shrugged off claims that Mercedes could move even further ahead of the field in Bahrain this weekend, insisting the battle for supremacy requires ongoing focus and work.

Christian Horner's latest comments provide evidence of developing 'mind games' between Red Bull and F1's new pacesetters, who will attempt to secure a hat-trick of wins at the start of F1's new turbo era.

Phil Mickelson is delighted with both his form and his health, as he prepares for next week's first Major championship of the season in Georgia.

The reigning Open champion has already spent two days this week practising at Augusta National where he will return on Monday to try and lift the title for a fourth time.

And finally, all forty horses have stood their ground at the final elimination stage for this year's Crabbie's Grand National.

The deadline for eliminations for Aintree's showpiece passed without a whimper at 9am on Friday morning as all declared runners confirmed their intention to start on Saturday.

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