Sports

  • dan1kingone Published in: 7 November 2014 Dani King: Olympic cycling champion breaks five ribs in crash

    Olympic cycling champion Dani King has suffered five broken ribs and a collapsed lung after being injured in a crash in training. The 23-year-old – who won gold in the team pursuit at London 2012 – confirmed on Twitter she is receiving treatment in hospital in Wales. King, from Hampshire, recently decided to switch from […]

  • 141014212911-albania-flag-horizontal-gallery Published in: 24 October 2014 Football: Serbia and Albania punished

    It was a night which evoked hatred of years past — now both Serbia and Albania have been punished for their part in dramatic night of violence in Belgrade. Last week’s Euro 2016 qualifying match was abandoned after 41 minutes following a brawl sparked by the arrival of a drone carrying a flag emblazoned with […]

  • BfrSfE4CAAApqyt Published in: 24 October 2014 The best places to ski on Earth?

    It’s that time of the year when winter sports enthusiasts dust off their skis and snowboards and get ready to hit the slopes in search of perfect powder and fresh adventures. The choice of ski resort is key to that enjoyment and a good place to start might be Solden in Austria where the Alpine […]

  • _78472686_023824482-1 Published in: 23 October 2014 Michael Schumacher: Injured ex-F1 driver makes ‘progress’

    A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made “some progress”. But Jean-Francois Payen, a doctor at the French hospital in Grenoble where he was treated, warned that any recovery would take time. The typical convalescence period was one to […]

  • _78489355_mariobalotelli Published in: 23 October 2014 Mario Balotelli: Police called to ‘Ferrari pictures dispute’

    Police are investigating a claim that Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli “threatened” a woman who was taking pictures of his Ferrari. Greater Manchester Police were called at 15:05 BST on Thursday by a resident in the Wythenshawe area of Manchester. It is understood the woman alleges that the 24-year-old moved towards her daughter, who was taking […]

  • Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party Published in: 27 August 2014 Teenager gatecrashes Serena and Federer party

    Despite boasting 34 grand slam singles titles between them, Serena Williams and Roger Federer were forced to share the spotlight with a 15-year-old at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as all three advanced to the second round. American wild card Catherine Bellis, the youngest player in the draw, took her place alongside the five-times U.S. […]

  • Armstrong living positive life but problems not over Published in: 19 August 2014 Armstrong living positive life but problems not over

    Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN. A cancer survivor and hero to millions, Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France victories and banned for life from racing in 2012 by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency after it accused […]

  • Djokovic the top seed for U.S. Open, Federer second Published in: 19 August 2014 Djokovic the top seed for U.S. Open, Federer second

    Reigning Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic has been seeded number one for the U.S. Open with five times winner Roger Federer seeded second, the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday. Should both players reach the final of the year’s last grand slam tournament, they would compete in a mouth-watering re-match of this year’s Wimbledon final, […]

  • NFL considers toughening domestic violence sanctions: report Published in: 14 August 2014 NFL considers toughening domestic violence sanctions: report

    The National Football League is considering toughening the penalties for domestic violence in the wake of the uproar created by the two-game ban handed to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, the Washington Post reported Thursday. The new policy, if implemented, could establish guidelines for a suspension of four to six games without pay for […]

  • Former NBA top pick Oden trial date set on battery charges Published in: 13 August 2014 Former NBA top pick Oden trial date set on battery charges

    Former No. 1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden must stay away from an ex-girlfriend and remain on a GPS monitor as he awaits trial on battery charges but may travel outside Indiana, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Oden, 26, a National Basketball Association free agent, is accused of striking his ex-girlfriend in the face on […]

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