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Double world champion James retires from cycling

Double world champion James retires from cycling

Becky James won eight medals at major international cycling events Double track world champion and Olympic silver medallist Becky James has retired, at the age of 25. The Welsh athlete won the world sprint and keirin titles in 2013 and took silver at the same events at the 2016 Rio Olympics. “I have had time […]

Conor McGregor: ‘Lighter gloves mean I will beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in two rounds’

Conor McGregor: ‘Lighter gloves mean I will beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in two rounds’

Conor McGregor, who has a record of 23 wins and three losses in mixed martial arts, will be making his professional boxing debut Conor McGregor says he will beat Floyd Mayweather Jr in two rounds after the use of 8oz gloves was approved for the contest in Las Vegas on 26 August. The Nevada State […]

Premier League predictions: Alan Shearer tips Harry Kane for golden boot

Fit For Sport Summer Term Activity Camp Premier League predictions: Alan Shearer tips Harry Kane for golden boot

Mark Sampson: ‘Questions for FA’ after England women’s boss accused of ‘racial’ comments

Mark Sampson: ‘Questions for FA’ after England women’s boss accused of ‘racial’ comments

Mark Sampson led England to the semi-finals of the European Championships in the Netherlands this summer An anti-racism campaigner says “bigger questions” must be answered by the Football Association after England striker Eni Aluko alleged head coach Mark Sampson made comments with “racial connotations” to a team-mate. Sampson allegedly asked a mixed race player if […]

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder to miss Crystal Palace game with back injury

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool midfielder to miss Crystal Palace game with back injury

Philippe Coutinho joined Liverpool in 2013 from Inter Milan for £8.5m Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho is to miss Saturday’s game against Crystal Palace with a back injury as speculation continues about his future. Barcelona have said they are “close” to signing the 25-year-old Brazilian. He submitted a transfer request last week, days after the club […]

MOTD analysis: ‘Levy has a humane side, and holds key to Spurs’ future’

MOTD analysis: ‘Levy has a humane side, and holds key to Spurs’ future’

This is such a crucial time for Tottenham’s future and the direction they want to go in after taking such huge strides over the past couple of seasons. Their fans, and undoubtedly their players too, just want to feel like they are still moving forwards after finishing third, then second in the Premier League. The […]

Stoke sign PSG’s Jese Rodriguez on loan

Stoke sign PSG’s Jese Rodriguez on loan

Jese Rodriguez has played just 14 times for Paris St-Germain Stoke have signed ex-Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez on a season-long loan from Paris St-Germain. The 24-year-old joined Real at the age of 14 and was part of their Champions League-winning squads in 2014 and 2016. He joined PSG last August for £21m on a […]

Are day-night Tests the future of the game?

Are day-night Tests the future of the game?

Fans watch the day-night Test between Australia and Pakistan in Brisbane in December 2016 – Edgbaston will have a beach, though no pool English cricket takes a step into the dark on Thursday with the first day-night Test played in the country as Joe Root’s side face West Indies at Edgbaston. The opening game of […]

England make six changes for World Cup decider

England make six changes for World Cup decider

England are the defending champions in Ireland England women have made six changes for their Pool B World Cup decider with the USA in Dublin on Thursday. Both sides are unbeaten and the winner of the match will automatically qualify for next week’s semi-finals in Belfast. Sarah Hunter returns to captain the side at number […]

Alexis Sanchez: Arsene Wenger says ‘no comparison’ to Diego Costa

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘No comparison between Sanchez and Costa’ There is “no comparison” between the situations of strikers Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal and Diego Costa at Chelsea, says Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Sanchez, 28, is in the last year of his contract at Emirates Stadium and has yet to agree […]

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