Hockey

Teen phenom Matthew Savoie draws comparisons to Sidney Crosby

He’s only 14 but already Matthew Savoie is drawing comparisons to the likes of NHL stars Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon. Trouble is, Savoie isn’t eligible for the Western Hockey League¬†bantam draft until May 2019 and even then would be allowed to play just five games during the 2019-20 campaign. That has Savoie’s family considering […]

Formula

Double amputee teen racing driver makes comeback

This time last year Billy Monger was being tipped by many as the next Lewis Hamilton. He was 17 and a star of Formula 4 racing but after a horrific accident in April 2017, he had both his lower legs amputated. Billy spoke to BBC Breakfast about making a comeback as a stunt driver.

Formula

Billy Monger: Formula 1 teams show support for injured teen

Image copyright Jakob Ebrey Image caption Billy Monger was injured during the Formula 4 British Championship at Donington Park in Leicestershire Formula 1 teams are honouring teenager Billy Monger, a Formula 4 driver who had to have both his legs amputated after a crash. McLaren has adorned its cars with #BillyWhizz stickers for the Russian […]

Formula

Billy Monger crash: Sister is teen driver’s ‘true hero’

Image copyright Jakob Ebrey Photography Image caption Billy Monger said his sister “gave me the will to keep fighting” A teenage racing driver who had both legs amputated after a crash at Donington Park has said his sister has been his “one true hero”. Billy Monger, 17, was airlifted to hospital after crashing with another […]

Football

Liverpool teen Ben Woodburn is in Wales squad

Ben Woodburn in action for Liverpool against Plymouth Argyle in the FA Cup this season, one of Woodburn’s seven appearances for Jurgen Klopp’s side World Cup qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Wales Date: Friday, 24 March Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru & BBC Sport […]