Sport

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Thursday, July 2, 2020

England cricketers to wear Black Lives Matter logo on Test shirts

England cricketers to wear Black Lives Matter logo on Test shirts

England's Cricket Board said the move showed support for “progress and societal change” and not an explicit backing of wider political aims.

Friday, June 19, 2020

Friday, June 19, 2020

Martin Offiah: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot should not be banned

Martin Offiah: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot should not be banned

Rugby legend Martin Offiah has welcomed the decision to review the sporting anthem, but said he does not believe it should be banned.

Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday, January 27, 2020

Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend killed in helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant: Basketball legend killed in helicopter crash

Tributes have been paid to basketball legend Kobe Bryant, 41, after he was killed alongside his 13-year-old daughter in a helicopter crash.

Friday, December 27, 2019

Friday, December 27, 2019

Russia to appeal four year Olympics ban

Russia to appeal four year Olympics ban

Russia has confirmed that it will appeal against its four-year ban on participating in major sporting events, imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

Monday, December 9, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Russia banned from Olympics and other major sport for four years

Russia banned from Olympics and other major sport for four years

Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for the next four years in sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Friday, November 22, 2019

Friday, November 22, 2019

Thief who stole cheating footballer’s watch jailed

Thief who stole cheating footballer’s watch jailed

A man who burst into a hotel room to film a footballer in bed with someone who was not his partner has been jailed for 16 months.

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Fans travel to Ghent instead of Genk for Champions League match

Fans travel to Ghent instead of Genk for Champions League match

Two Liverpool fans were left red-faced after travelling to the wrong Belgian city and missing their side's Champions League match on Wednesday.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

The Hundred tournament has faced criticism from health campaigners for offering KP Snacks prime advertising space.

Monday, September 16, 2019

Monday, September 16, 2019

Gareth Thomas to work with Prince Harry to tackle HIV stigma

Gareth Thomas to work with Prince Harry to tackle HIV stigma

The 45-year-old revealed he was suffering from the virus at the weekend after blackmailers threatened to expose his positive status.

Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019

Sports minister: Britain's sporting victories ‘a real treat'

Sports minister: Britain's sporting victories ‘a real treat'

A massive Sunday of cricket, tennis and racing was “exhilarating” according to sports minister Mims Davies.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

Independent football regulator ‘could restore faith’ in the game

An MP has called for the creation of an independent regulator for football to “restore faith” in the game. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Niki Lauda: Tributes pour in for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has been hailed as "irreplaceable", following his death aged 70.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Monday, May 13, 2019

Primary school football team photo recreated 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

A group of middle-aged men have recreated their primary school football team photo after tracking down former teammates on social media.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Diversity in Highland Games not financially motivated say officials

Increasing diversity in Highland Games 'not financially motivated'

Increasing diversity in Highland Games 'not financially motivated'

Officials have announced they will create further opportunities for female athletes in the games, and refuted claims the move is financially motivated.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Poll reveals 13,929 hours of adult life spent watching sport

Poll reveals 13,929 hours of adult life spent watching sport

Sports enthusiasts will spend around a year-and-a-half of their lives watching matches at their local pub, according to a new study.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Hen

Footballer denies knowing what Nazi salute is after photo backlash

Footballer denies knowing what Nazi salute is after photo backlash

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey will face no punishment after being pictured making a gesture similar to a Nazi salute.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Hannah Dines

Team GB cyclist calls for female-friendly saddles after vulva surgery

Team GB cyclist calls for female-friendly saddles after vulva surgery

A professional cyclist is calling for saddles to be made more female-friendly after undergoing surgery for long-term trauma on her vulva.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Sharron Davies

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

Sharron Davies calls for 'sensible rules' on trans athletes

"Sensible rules" on trans athletes competing are needed in order to “protect young sportswomen”, according to former swimmer Sharron Davies.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Kit Carson

Former football coach dies in car crash on day of child sex abuse trial

Former football coach dies in car crash on day of child sex abuse trial

The former youth football coach was accused of historic sexual abuse involving boys aged under 16.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Rugby

Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retiring from the game, figures show

Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health issues after retirement

Statistics from the Rugby Players' Association show that nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retirement.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018

School sport

PE should be taken less seriously in schools, claims Professor Allyson Pollock

PE should be taken less seriously in schools, claims Professor Allyson Pollock

The co-author of a report which suggests children and adolescents account for nearly half of A&E attendances for sporting injuries, has claimed PE should be taken less seriously in schools.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Manchester United

Manchester United considering gender-neutral toilets at Old Trafford

Manchester United considering gender-neutral toilets at Old Trafford

The football club are looking at introducing gender-netural toilets to make the matchday experience more "welcoming and inclusive".

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Brooks Koepka

Ryder Cup fan says she has been left blind in right eye after being hit by golf ball

Ryder Cup fan says she has been left blind after being hit by golf ball

A spectator at the Ryder Cup who was hit in the eye by a Brooks Koepka shot claims she has been left blind in one eye.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

Five-time darts world champion Eric Bristow dies aged 60

Darts fans broke into a spontaneous rendition of 'There's only one Eric Bristow' following the news

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall visit Queensland

Charles and Camilla show off table tennis skills on tour of Commonwealth Games athletes' village

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall try their hands at table tennis

Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall play table tennis as they tour Commonwealth Games athletes' village

Friday, March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

'I get abuse but it doesn't affect me whatsoever', says footballer Ched Evans

Ched Evans spoke to talkSPORT's Jim White about his return to football

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Thursday, March 15, 2018