What’s gone wrong at Exeter Chiefs this season?

The biggest issues Exeter have faced, listening to Baxter, seem to come down to mindset and failing to back up performances after everything has clicked into place. There were concerns towards the end of last season that Exeter were not... Read more

The Martin Odegaard passing playbook and how it fuels Arsenal’s attack

Odegaard’s game is built on technical quality, off-the-ball movement and vision in possession. When he is able to perform at his best, he kneads the game to his will and sets the tone for his side. In recent months he... Read more

‘The biggest British heavyweight fight for 30 years’: Gareth A Davies replies to readers’ questions on Fury vs Whyte

Do you think Tyson will retire after this win or lose? Billy Sheppey Fury says it is his last fight, then he says he may have two more. If he wins, he will probably cite retirement. Then get lured back... Read more

Dean Smith exclusive: ‘I was surprised Villa sacked me but I’m in love with Norwich now’

“We’ve been a bit of a yo-yo club and the aim was to come here and to stop that. If we are to go down, the infrastructure is here to develop and get better, and come straight back up,” he... Read more

Manchester United must follow Arsenal’s lead and ruthlessly unravel years of transfer failures

Do you remember when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer vowed in the wake of a 4-0 capitulation at Everton in April 2019 that there would be changes coming at Manchester United? He talked about a “survival of the best” cull. “That’s how... Read more

New Zealand blueprint should be England’s model to revive red-ball game

For Rob Key now, in his first week as managing director of England men’s cricket, two aspects that have underpinned New Zealand’s Test rise are most relevant for England. The first is pitches. Key has frequently lambasted the quality of... Read more

Why Tyson Fury will not be denied a triumphant homecoming against Dillian Whyte

Tyson Fury has never been bested in two reigns as world heavyweight champion, but the jeopardy on Saturday for the big favourite against challenger Dillian Whyte, without question, is that this is his fight to lose – and by some... Read more

Simon Katich emerging as strong contender for England head coach job

Australia’s Simon Katich has emerged as a strong contender to be a new England head coach. Katich, 46, is the current head coach of Manchester Originals in the Hundred and has held a number of positions in the Indian Premier... Read more

Mercedes ‘brain drain’ to Red Bull led to multi-million pound High Court battle

Red Bull and Mercedes were involved in a multi-million pound High Court battle over the release of some of Mercedes’ engineers to their bitter rivals, Christian Horner revealed on Friday. Speaking to Telegraph Sport ahead of this weekend’s Emilia Romagna... Read more

Ralf Rangnick says Manchester United need football’s equivalent of ‘open heart surgery’

Rangnick – who said in the wake of the Liverpool debacle that United needed as many as 10 new players – believes the upside of the club’s “sad reality” is that there should be no papering over the cracks this... Read more

Inside the ‘Axis of Eagle’: How Trump and the Saudis teamed up to tip golf into chaos

Donald Trump’s Doral course in Miami will host the grand $50million finale of the Saudi rebel series, almost certainly ending any lingering chance of the Open Championship returning to Turnberry while it is owned by the former US President. It... Read more

The best portable air conditioners for summer 2022

A portable air conditioner is an effective way to keep your home cool – and your sanity intact. While summer means sunshine, holidays and Pimms in the garden, for the less lucky among us it can also mean sweaty offices... Read more

Issa brothers to create 22,700 jobs in cafés and bakeries push

The billionaire Issa brothers are planning to open more Leon cafés and Cooplands bakeries on Asda sites and petrol stations, creating 22,700 jobs. The Blackburn-based entrepreneurs will also accelerate openings for brands such as KFC and Starbucks on hundreds of... Read more

BNP Paribas bankers left traumatised by their boss’s ’emotional terrorism’

Most workers who cost their company hundreds of thousands of pounds are likely to expect a sharp rebuke from the boss – particularly in the charged atmosphere of a trading floor. But one employee at BNP Paribas was left so traumatised... Read more

Budweiser taps turned off in Russia

The brewing giant behind Budweiser is in talks to cut off supplies of the beer to Russia. Anheuser-Busch InBev has said it is holding “active discussions” to offload its share of a Russian joint venture with Anadolu Efes, a Turkish... Read more

The Obamas were always a terrible fit for Spotify

The elephant in the room is the quality of the programming. “The woke mind virus is making Netflix unwatchable”, Elon Musk taunted on Wednesday, perhaps after learning of Netflix’s upcoming comedy-drama series “He’s Expecting”, about a man who becomes pregnant.... Read more

Big-spending Emmanuel Macron 2.0 would be a catastrophe for the eurozone

Unlike Italy, now safely relegated to fourth place in the league table of the biggest debtors, more than half of France’s notes are held globally. Just about every financial institution in the world has a pile of French government debt... Read more

Blocked: How Twitter can survive Elon Musk’s trolling

The revelation that Elon Musk has secured a $47bn (£36.5bn) financing package to fund his bid to buy Twitter has put the social media giant’s board on the back foot.  Despite a host of critics voicing doubts about the billionaire... Read more

Britain is ‘teetering on the brink of recession’ as growth slows

Robert Wood at Bank of America estimates there is a 35pc chance the UK will slip into recession, based on deteriorating consumer confidence. Inflation hit 7pc in March, three and a half times the Bank of England’s 2pc target. It... Read more

Mike Ashley to pay future son-in-law £20.9m before he becomes Frasers chief

Mike Ashley’s future son-in-law will be paid £20m in consultancy fees before he takes over as chief executive of Frasers next month. Michael Murray, 32, currently holds the role of “head of elevation” at the retailer, previously known as Sports... Read more

Shell accused of using ‘accounting trick’ to keep buying Russian oil

The Ukrainian government has criticised Shell over a “trick” that allows it to continue buying Russian oil even after the business promised to cut ties with the Kremlin. A letter sent by Kyiv to the oil giant’s boss Ben van... Read more

Germany risks €180bn blow from ditching Russian oil

Mr Scholz held firm on his opposition to a Russian gas ban on Friday, claiming that it would cause a “dramatic economic crisis” in Europe and millions of job losses without ending the war.  The Bundesbank said a ban would... Read more

Exclusive: Channel 4 set to win race to show England football matches

Channel 4 is poised to trump ITV with a bid for England’s football friendlies in a bold bet on live sport as it battles privatisation. The Telegraph understands the state-owned broadcaster is on cusp of sealing a deal with the... Read more