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Wednesday beat Birmingham to strengthen top-six place

Wednesday beat Birmingham to strengthen top-six place

Birmingham could not prevent Jordan Rhodes (top) nodding in on nine minutes Jordan Rhodes and Sam Winnall’s first goals for Sheffield Wednesday saw them boost their play-off hopes with a 3-0 victory over mid-table Birmingham City. Rhodes met Ross Wallace’s early free-kick to give the hosts the lead. Birmingham then hit the woodwork three times […]

FA is ‘1-0 down in Fergie time’, MP warns after ‘no confidence’ motion

FA is ‘1-0 down in Fergie time’, MP warns after ‘no confidence’ motion

More than 90 of the FA Council’s 122 members are men aged 60 or over A motion of “no confidence” in the Football Association has been passed by MPs debating the organisation’s ability to reform itself. While the motion is largely symbolic, MPs have warned legislation will be brought in if changes are not made. […]

St Helens edge Leeds in low-scoring Super League opener

St Helens edge Leeds in low-scoring Super League opener

Theo Fages was named man-of-the-match after his try St Helens earned a narrow win in a low-scoring but enthralling Super League season opener against Leeds Rhinos. Joel Moon scored the first try of the new season in the corner as Rhinos went into the break 4-0 ahead. Theo Fages crashed over early in the second […]

‘I could see the bones sticking out… I’m just happy to be alive’

Back to Hockey ‘I could see the bones sticking out… I’m just happy to be alive’

Wales give North and Biggar time to prove fitness

Wales give North and Biggar time to prove fitness

Dan Biggar has scored 298 points for Wales while George North’s try in Italy was his 28th for his country Wing George North and fly-half Dan Biggar have been named in Wales’ team to play England on Saturday despite suffering injuries against Italy. The pair are recovering from leg and rib blows and will be […]

Window fall killed Shergar jockey Swinburn

Window fall killed Shergar jockey Swinburn

Image copyright Nick Potts Image caption Walter Swinburn was found in the courtyard of his home by his father Former jockey Walter Swinburn fell to his death from his bathroom window, an inquest heard. The three-time Derby winner and Shergar rider was found by his father in the courtyard of his London home. It was […]

Stunning extra-time goals see Leicester past Derby – highlights & report

Stunning extra-time goals see Leicester past Derby – highlights & report

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Leicester 3-1 Derby (aet) Leicester secured a first home win of 2017 as Demarai Gray’s superb solo goal sealed an extra-time victory over Derby in their FA Cup fourth-round replay. Andy King headed the hosts, who made 10 changes, ahead after Gray’s clever cross was nodded […]

Tiger Woods: Injuries and operations mean I’ll never feel great

Tiger Woods: Injuries and operations mean I’ll never feel great

Tiger Woods’ last major championship win was the US Open in 2008 Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods says he will “never feel great” again because of the number of injuries suffered during his career. Woods, 41, pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round this month because of a back spasm. He […]

‘Stupid old men may fight FA reforms’, says Dyke

‘Stupid old men may fight FA reforms’, says Dyke

More than 90 of the FA Council’s 122 members are men aged 60 or over The “old men” accused of blocking change at the Football Association are “stupid enough” to fight reforms, says former FA chairman Greg Dyke. MPs will debate the FA’s failure to reform in Parliament on Thursday. Sports Minister Tracey Crouch has […]

GB 2018 Winter Olympic medal chances ‘exciting’

GB 2018 Winter Olympic medal chances ‘exciting’

Could 2018 be a record-breaking Winter Olympics for Team GB? Great Britain should be excited about its medal chances at the 2018 Winter Olympics, according to chef de mission Mike Hay. It would be a record-breaking Games for Team GB in Pyeongchang if they win more than the four medals they have taken home on […]