Michael Owen takes on jockey challenge

Former England footballer Michael Owen is training to become a jockey and preparing for his first race. The 37-year-old got in the saddle earlier this year and has since lost over a stone in weight. Owen, who established himself as a successful racehorse breeder and owner after retiring from football, will compete in a charity […]


FAI report alleged racist abuse of Cyrus Christie to police

Middlesbrough defender Cyrus Christie’s own goal was Denmark’s equaliser in a 5-1 victory over Republic of Ireland in Dublin The Football Association of Ireland has referred allegedly racist abuse of Cyrus Christie to police. The 25-year-old defender scored an own goal in the Republic of Ireland’s 5-1 World Cup play-off defeat by Denmark. PFA Ireland […]


Apoel Nicosia v Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane was the seventh man to win the European Cup as both a player and a manager Zinedine Zidane says he is not worried about Real Madrid’s form as he looks for a win over Apoel in Cyprus which would seal the holders’ place in the last 16 of the Champions League. Real fell […]


Kyrie Irving leads Boston Celtics to 16th straight win

DALLAS — The Boston Celtics’ 16-game winning streak has been built on big comebacks and consistent crunchtime dominance. The Dallas Mavericks became the most recent victim Monday night, as the Celtics rallied from a 13-point deficit in the fourth quarter to pull out a 110-102 overtime victory, fueled by All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving’s spectacular […]


Why Philippe Coutinho surpasses Liverpool legends – and John Stones’ injury is a blow for Man City

Manchester City need a short-term replacement for John Stones, while Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho continues to look hard to replace Liverpool may need to replace Philippe Coutinho one day – and with each passing week, the task looks more difficult. His creative spark has taken him past some Anfield greats – according to the statistics, at […]