The best Esports races to watch in April

2 Apr

Team Redline’s Real Racers Never Quit Round 6Date and time: Friday 3rd April 8pm GMTGame: iRacingCompetitors: Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, Juan Pablo Montoya, Antonio Felix da Costa, Stoffel VandoorneHow to watch it: Team Redline YouTube channel/ webs…

Interview with Murdo Macdonald, author of Patrick Geddes’s Intellectual Origins

2 Apr

Interview with Murdo Macdonald, author of Patrick Geddes’s Intellectual Origins (Edinburgh University Press, 2020). Can you tell us a bit about the process of writing and completing the book. How long have you been working on it? How did you decide to …

UFC 249 latest: Conor McGregor insists he ‘is in shape to fight NOW’ as he condemns rival Khabib in Twitter rant

2 Apr

Conor McGregor insists he is ready to fight NOW after Khabib Nurmagomedov officially ruled himself out of the main event of UFC 249 against Tony Ferguson. But the Irishman offered little sympathy towards his bitter rival, instead insisting the Russian had ‘scurried out of the US to return home’. The long-awaited lightweight title fight between […]

Tyson Fury’s co-promoter Bob Arum claims Dana White ‘ought to be ashamed of himself’ for trying to save UFC 249

2 Apr

Bob Arum has lashed out at rival promoter Dana White for trying to keep UFC 249 alive despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The world of sport has ground to an agonising halt to try and stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus which has claimed thousands of lives around the globe. Despite the state of New […]

PFA say players will have to share ‘financial burden’ of coronavirus pandemic in lengthy statement as they reject claims they’re blocking footballers’ wage deferrals

2 Apr

The Professional Footballers’ Association has said that players will have to share the ‘financial burden’ of the coronavirus pandemic, hitting back at reports that they’ve blocked footballers’ wage deferrals. The union confirmed in a lengthy statement on Thursday evening that top-flight stars will need to be ‘flexible’ to ‘secure the long-term future of their own […]

MLAs: If You Can’t Raise Your Game Now…

2 Apr

It would be interesting to know how many people who were eager for the return of the Assembly now feel the same way after witnessing the spell of – largely – flailing around, procrastinating, point-scoring and mixed messages we’ve endured since Coronavirus really hit the local headlines. And one place where the true motivation, character and talent of individual political representatives has been laid bare? Social media. While some are making their mark, the old fallbacks of political bunkers, blame … Read more

Former Tottenham striker Gary Lineker slams Premier League side’s decision to slash wages of non-playing staff amid coronavirus pandemic

2 Apr

Gary Lineker has his hit out at his former club Tottenham for their decision to furlough 550 members of their non-playing staff amid the coronavirus pandemic. Tottenham are among four Premier League clubs to announce a furlough of behind-the-scenes staff – which involves a reduction in their salaries to 80 per cent – whilst their […]

Kia Joorabchian EXCLUSIVE: Philippe Coutinho’s agent says none of his clients are against taking pay cut amid coronavirus pandemic

2 Apr

Philippe Coutinho’s representative, Kia Joorabchian, has told talkSPORT that none of his high-profile clients have vetoed their wages being cut amid the coronavirus pandemic. Premier League clubs such as Tottenham and Newcastle have come under fire for furloughing their off-field staff, while top-flight stars have remained on full pay. Norwich, meanwhile, have agreed to donate […]

From Mario Balotelli to Dejan Lovren… Liverpool made some terrible signings under Brendan Rodgers

2 Apr

Once upon a time, Liverpool were a laughing stock in the transfer market. It’s hard to believe now as manager Jurgen Klopp and the club’s sporting director Michael Edwards have worked together excellently at recruiting the right players to make Liverpool one of the best clubs in the world. However, pre-Klopp and Edwards, Liverpool’s signings […]

Radio station broke Ofcom rules when guest linked Covid-19 to 5G rollout

2 Apr

Ofcom has said that a local radio station broke broadcasting rules when one of its guests suggested the Covid-19 outbreak was caused by the rollout of 5G mobile technology. A spokesperson for the media watchdog said the guest’s statements “were not sufficiently challenged” and could “undermine people’s trust in the advice of mainstream sources of … Continue reading “Radio station broke Ofcom rules when guest linked Covid-19 to 5G rollout”

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