From the back pages, August 13: Stuart Broad mines rich Durham seam to dig England out of their hole

From the back pages
From the back pages

Not cricket’s longest day, perhaps, but certainly one of the most dramatic. The full stop to it all was fittingly applied by Stuart Broad taking his sixth wicket of the innings, his eleventh of the match, when Peter Siddle drove to mid-off where James Anderson took a simple catch and hurled the ball high before the celebrations began. As tight as the cricket has been at times, the scoreline is now a crushing one. (The Times)

Such is Christine Ohuruogu’s knack of timing her finish to the millisecond it would come as scant surprise if Who Do You Think You Are? discovered she had Swiss ancestry. Even so, this was something extraordinary. Something else. Ohuruogu trailed Botswana’s Amantle Montsho, the 2011 world champion, for all but the tiniest fraction of the women’s 400m final. Yet somehow, she found the fervour to hurl herself past others’ whose bodies were shutting down and then - after surging from fifth to second - the ice to gauge her thrust to the line to perfection. (The Guardian)

US PGA 2013: Lee Westwood responds to Twitter trolls with foul-mouthed tirade after final day collapse. (The Independent)

Real Madrid’s interest in Gareth Bale appears to be cooling after head coach Carlo Ancelotti told club president Florentino Pérez that he did not consider the Tottenham player integral to his plans this season. (The Telegraph)

Defiant Wayne Rooney is first out for England training as Roy Hodgson says he has ‘no physical injury’. (The Mirror)

Rickie Lambert still cannot quite believe he could make his England debut on Wednesday against Scotland at the age of 31. (Daily Mail)

MANCHESTER UNITED are preparing to enter the race for Real Madrid target Gareth Bale by offering Tottenham Javier Hernandez in a player-plus-cash deal for the Welshman. (The Express)