Palace facing a quandary as Zaha eyes move to Arsenal Once healthy relationship could be heading for an extremely messy break-up

July 6, 2019

Palace facing a quandary as Zaha eyes move to Arsenal Once healthy relationship could be heading for an extremely messy break-up

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Success of the World Cup marks a major advance for women’s football Significant increase in media coverage has brought game to a huge new audience

July 6, 2019

Success of the World Cup marks a major advance for women’s football Significant increase in media coverage has brought game to a huge new audience United States’ forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring a goal during the Women’s World Cup quarter-final fagainst France at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. Photograph: Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty The […]

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Teenage dream kicks on as Coco Gauff stages stunning comeback 15-year-old saves two match points against Polona Hercog as fairytale run continues

July 6, 2019

Already a storied life, 15-year-old coco gauff saved two match points to continue her extraordinary journey through the first wimbledon week, now festooned with an ever growing body of admirers. The tennis prodigy added fire and ice and a nerveless poise under pressure to her suite of talents as she fought her way back into a […]

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Westlife at Croke Park: ‘Honestly, guys, I’ve cried about three times already today’ Shane Filan promises the best Westlife concert ever. I bet he says that to all the crowds

July 6, 2019

The year is 2019, the location is Croke park and westlife are celebrating 20 years of hits (even though they were inactive for six of those) on their astutely named Twenty Tour. As they open with their most recent single, 2018’s Hello My Love and a small burst of fireworks, the Sligo-Dublin quartet kick off […]

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Miriam Lord: Olympian effort as FG bluebloods go toe to toe in boxing ring

July 6, 2019

e can think of no better way for a Brexit spokesman to escape the relentless bilge of his godforsaken lot in life than to climb into a boxing ring with an Olympic silver medallist and get beaten around the head for three minutes. Three minutes? That’s nothing, when your ears have been taking a hammering […]

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Greipel: This could be my last Tour de France German sprinter: “I think there’s still life in my legs”

July 5, 2019

The 36-year-old hasn’t won a stage in the race since 2016 and moved to Arkea samsic over the winter after becoming surplus to requirements at Lotto Soudal last season. The Belgian squad signed Caleb Ewan to replace their German star but this season Greipel has struggled with health issues and not found his best form. […]

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Coryn Rivera blog: 72 US national championship titles, and counting Chasing the title one stars-and-stripes jersey at a time

July 5, 2019

When I step back to think about the fact that I have won 72 US National titles in my career, I recall memories at my very first National Championship in 2004 in Park City, Utah. I was 11 years old, racing age 12. I had just started racing with a licence that year after winning […]

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Record number of people admitted to hospital with alcohol poisoning after England World Cup quarter-final win

July 3, 2019

A sharp spike in alcohol-related hospital attendances may be linked to England’s 2-0 win in July (File photo) ( Getty ) Drunken celebrations over England’s world cup quarter-final win led to a record high number of people going to hospital with  alcohol poisoning, according to NHS England. There were 711 people who showed up at hospital on […]

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Neymar could return to Barcelona with Philippe Coutinho joining PSG, says South American football expert Tim Vickery

July 1, 2019

  Philippe Coutinho is the “obvious candidate” to be involved in any potential deal which sees Neymar return to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain, according to South American football expert Tim Vickery. Neymar, who left Barcelona for PSG in 2017 for a world-record fee of £200m ($361m), wants a return to Spain, according to the La […]

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CONN QUEST: WHO IS CROWNED PLAYOFF MVP IF THE BLUES WIN THE STANLEY CUP?

June 12, 2019

Everyone knows Tuukka Rask is going to win the Conn Smythe if the Bruins win Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final. But if the Blues take the winner-take-all affair, who will be named playoff MVP? The sky is blue. Water is wet. And if the Boston Bruins win Game 7 of the Stanley Cup […]

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