Eilidh McIntyre: ‘I’ll be nervous about the Olympics going ahead until I’m at the start line’

Eilidh McIntyre offers bountiful expressions of remorse that are totally superfluous. A delicate inquiry regarding her imaginable feelings this week, when she would have expected to be important for an Olympic opening service, has set off tears. The British mariner, accomplice of Hannah Mills in the 470 class, has seen a lifetime’s fantasy postponed a …

Klopp highlights Roberto Firmino’s importance to Liverpool’s ‘orchestra’

Jürgen Klopp has contrasted Roberto Firmino’s significance with Liverpool to an artist playing “12 instruments in our ensemble” and demanded he had no worries over the Brazilian’s calm beginning to the season. Firmino had attempted to apply his standard impact until Sunday’s fine showcase against Leicester and was supplanted by Diogo Jota in the arrangement …