ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook hailed the impact of Ben Stokes as his side completed a stunning 124-run win against New Zealand in the first Test at Lord’s.

    NICK Kyrgios, Sam Stosur and Bernard Tomic have led a memorable Australian march into the French Open second round at Roland Garros.

    NSW cricket guru Trevor Bayliss has been offered the England coaching job just six weeks out from the first Ashes Test.

    MELBOURNE Victory will lose captain Mark Milligan with persistent UAE club Baniyas launching a multimillion-dollar offer at the player and club.

    BERNARD Tomic and Nick Kyrgios have overcome illness and injury to make it through to the second round of the French Open.