Michael Jordan could partner Tiger Woods in next edition of ‘The Match’ after success of charity exhibition with Tom Brady and Peyton Manning

28 May

Basketball legend Michael Jordan could form a superstar partnership with Tiger Woods in the next edition of ‘The Match’, Phil Mickelson has revealed. On Sunday, Woods teamed up with NFL icon Peyton Manning to beat Mickelson and Tom Brady in ‘The Match: Champions for Charity’, helping to raise $20million for the COVID-19 relief fund. It […]

The Nineteenth Hole

20 May

With the announcement that golf and tennis should be the first things to be brought back on the lockdown, we began to question who should and would benefit from the release of the restrictions? [“Golf is a Class Issue. Discuss. #lockdown”- Bella Caledo…

A wiggle and a kick… How unfamiliar face Matthew Wolff can steal the spotlight from Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson as live golf returns

17 May

You don’t need to follow golf to know who Rory McIlroy is. You’ll have probably heard the names Dustin Johnson and Rickie Fowler, too. But only ardent fans will be familiar with the fourth participant of this weekend’s TaylorMade Driving Relief: Matthew Wolff. The 21-year-old will headline golf’s unofficial return this Sunday, in a charity […]

When will golf return? Rory McIlroy back in action with Masters rescheduled but Ryder Cup in doubt

29 Apr

Golf, like much of global sport, has faced unprecedented changes in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2020 golfing season has been dramatically changed with most of the sport’s biggest events rescheduled or cancelled completely. The Players Championship was halted mid-tournament due to the virus and there has been no competitive golf since. With […]

Ryder Cup 2020: Paul McGinley believes it’s ‘increasingly likely’ the tournament will be postponed due to coronavirus pandemic

12 Apr

Former Ryder Cup winning captain Paul McGinley believes it’s looking ‘increasingly likely’ the 2020 tournament will be called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Irishman, who led Europe to a 16.5-11.5 victory at Gleneagles in 2014, believes the government will be taking no risks as they continue to tackle the UK’s worst public health […]

The greatest acts of sportsmanship to restore your faith in humanity, including Mike Tyson, Aryton Senna, Freddie Flintoff and Robbie Fowler

29 Mar

The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has stopped civilisation as we know it, bringing the globe to a grinding halt. As the death rate and cases of infection for COVID-19 continue to mount, more and more of the world as we know it is shutting down. Unfortunately, this has meant sport has also taken a […]

Coronavirus in sport: All the events cancelled or postponed including Premier League, Euro 2020, Olympics, The Open, Wimbledon and Anthony Joshua fight

13 Mar

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the worldwide sporting calendar. The Football Association, the Premier League, the English Football League, FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have all called a halt to the action. Meanwhile, England’s cricket team cut short their tour of Sri Lanka, while the year’s first golf major, […]

The Players Championship: Why everyone raves about the 17th at TPC Sawgrass – one of the most fearsome holes in golf and Brooks Koepka is dreading it

12 Mar

Standing on the 17th tee at TPC Sawgrass is probably golf’s equivalent to stepping in the ring with Mike Tyson. It might be short, but my word is it fearsome. Despite just 137 yards separating player and pin, the penultimate hole at the Players Championship can bring the world’s best golfers to their knees. On […]

Premier League news LIVE: No sport in England until June, stars ‘desperate’ to play again, Leicester’s Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha statue plans

10 Mar

We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Headlines today: UK Government’s coronavirus recovery strategy confirms no professional sport until June when it may return behind closed doors Premier League clubs discuss curtailment of 2019/20 season for first time, says […]

Padraig Harrington feared he would have to fight spectator to defend Rory McIlroy after tensions flared at 2016 Ryder Cup in USA

13 Feb

Europe’s Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington was scared he would have to fight a fan to defend Rory McIlroy at the 2016 tournament. The incident occurred the last time the biennial clash took place across the pond, at Hazeltine Golf Course, Minnesota, where one member of the crowd was baiting McIlroy. In an interview with […]

Where Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi rank compared to highest paid athletes in previous decade, including Floyd Mayweather and Lewis Hamilton

24 Dec

Between 2010 and 2019, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi were the best players in the world and were clearly well rewarded for their efforts. However, there was one man who pulled in more money than both footballers. Floyd Mayweather topped the Forbes ranking, which totalled all earnings from the world’s biggest sports stars over the […]

Cristiano Ronaldo sets a new record, Tiger Woods’ Presidents Cup triumph, De Bruyne vs Arsenal, Salah’s goals and more things we loved

15 Dec

It was another memorable weekend in the world of sport. Man City returned to winning ways in the Premier League, while Tyson Fury made a huge move ahead of his fight with Deontay Wilder in February. Below, talkSPORT.com lists seven of the highlights… Cristiano Ronaldo reaching a new landmark Ronaldo has some way to go […]

Tiger Woods edges closer to equalling Sam Snead’s incredible PGA Tour record, but faces tense finish in Japan

27 Oct

Tiger Woods is on the cusp of a record-equalling 82nd PGA Tour title in the weather-effected Zozo Championship in Japan. The 43-year-old currently holds a three-shot lead over local favourite Hideki Matsuyama with seven holes of his final round to be completed on Monday at Narashino Country Club. 18 holes away from history … Highlights […]