Formula

Sir Stirling Moss to retire from public life after illness

Moss never won a World Championship to reflect his talent behind the wheel Motor racing legend Sir Stirling Moss has decided to retire from public life following a long illness. A statement from his son said Moss had made the decision because of his “slow recovery” from health problems. The 88-year-old spent 134 days in […]

Hockey

Longtime Bruins anthem singer Rene Rancourt to retire at end of season

Rene Rancourt, the tuxedoed troubadour who has sung the national anthem before Boston Bruins games for more than 40 years, announced on Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the season. The 78-year-old trained opera singer began singing the “Star-Spangled Banner” at Red Sox games and took over the U.S. and Canadian anthems […]

Basketball

Golden State Warriors will watch as Los Angeles Lakers retire Kobe Bryant’s jerseys at halftime, says coach Steve Kerr

OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Los Angeles Lakers hang the jerseys of Kobe Bryant in the rafters during halftime of Monday night’s game against Golden State, Warriors coach Steve Kerr said the defending champs will be on the court taking in the festivities. “Just the experience in seeing one of the greatest players in the […]

Football

Xavi: Ex-Barcelona & Spain midfielder to retire at end of season

Xavi said an emotional farewell to Barcelona in 2015 and joined Al-Sadd, who he helped win the Qatar Cup in April Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi is set to retire at the end of the season and pursue a coaching career. The 37-year-old, who has won four Champions Leagues, the European Championship twice and […]

Formula

Felipe Massa: Williams driver to retire at end of the season

Felipe Massa has won 11 grands prix and made 41 podiums in his 15 years in F1. Felipe Massa is to retire from Formula 1 at the end of this season. The Brazilian intended to quit F1 at the end of 2016 but returned to Williams after Valtteri Bottas moved to Mercedes following the retirement […]

Football

Alex Scott: Arsenal Women and ex-England right-back to retire

Alex Scott (left) helped Arsenal win their 14th Women’s FA Cup in 2016 Arsenal Women and ex-England defender Alex Scott says she will retire from playing at the end of this season to concentrate on her broadcasting career. The 33-year-old has won nine league trophies and seven Women’s FA Cup titles in three spells with […]