Sport in 2020: From Champions League fixtures to Wilder vs Fury 2, Euro 2020, Olympics and Conor McGregor’s next fight, here is what is coming up

2 Jan

Another year over, a new one just begun and talkSPORT cannot wait to gorge on a feast of sporting highlights. January begins with a barnstorming Merseyside derby and February ends with Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury’s mega fight. In between then, we have Conor McGregor returning to the octagon, the Carabao Cup semi-final and a […]

Floyd Mayweather, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Tiger Woods among Forbes’ top ten highest-paid athletes of the decade

24 Dec

Forbes have released a mega rich list detailing the top ten highest-paid athletes of the decade from 2010-2019. The ranking totals up all earnings from the world’s biggest sports stars over the past ten years and it’s no surprise to see who comes out on top. Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather heads the list, owing to […]

Floyd Mayweather, Mike Tyson, Lionel Messi and Michael Jordan among the world’s highest-paid athletes from the last 30 years

12 Dec

The highest paid sportsmen of the last 30 years has been revealed – and shows exactly why Floyd Mayweather nicknamed himself ‘Money’. Using data from Forbes, an amazing graphic by NoobNorm has been widely shared on social media documenting the top earning athletes from 1990 through to 2019. Currently, FC Barcelona and Argentina captain Lionel […]

Charles Leclerc would welcome Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton at Ferrari amid talk of Mercedes exit

3 Dec

Lewis Hamilton would be welcomed to Ferrari by driver Charles Leclerc. The Brit won his sixth Formula One world championship last month, but he’s reportedly considering his future with Mercedes ahead of his contract expiring at the end of next season. The highly-rated Leclerc, who finished fourth in the 2019 driver standings, would keep his […]

Damon Hill hails ‘phenomenal’ Lewis Hamilton and says Brit can’t do much more to prove he is a Formula 1 great

2 Dec

Damon Hill has told talkSPORT there isn’t much more Lewis Hamilton can do to prove his greatness in Formula 1. The British star wrapped his sixth F1 world championship-winning season in style on Sunday with victory at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton is now just one more away from equalling Michael Schumacher’s record of […]

Lewis Hamilton to Ferrari? ‘Knowing Mercedes driver is available in 2021 makes us happy’, says team principal Mattia Binotto

29 Nov

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto has made no secret of the fact he is delighted Lewis Hamilton will be on the market at the end of next season. The six-time Formula One world champion’s Mercedes contract expires when the 2020 season ends, and they wan to to negotiate a new deal with the 34-year-old. And […]

Lewis Hamilton: Formula One world champion explains ‘I feel like giving up on everything’ social media posts

21 Nov

Lewis Hamilton has admitted wearing his heart on his sleeve is not always wise to do while explaining worrying social media posts sent last month. The Formula One world champion posted a message on Instagram last month which sparked fears for his wellbeing. “Honestly, I feel like giving up on everything,” Hamilton wrote. “Shut down […]

Lewis Hamilton crash: Onboard footage shows Mercedes driver’s incident with Alex Albon which earned him penalty at Interlagos

18 Nov

Lewis Hamilton apologised for crashing into Alex Albon at Interlagos and costing the Red Bull driver a shot at his first ever podium finish in F1. Hamilton tried to get past Albon with only a lap-and-a-half remaining, driving up the inside as the 23-year-old left space on turn nine. But the world champion could not […]

Max Verstappen wins Brazilian Grand Prix as Ferraris crash each other out and Lewis Hamilton collides with Alex Albon in dramatic conclusion

17 Nov

Max Verstappen won the Brazilian Grand Prix as Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc crashed out in a dramatic late finish. Toro Rosso driver Pierre Gasly finished a surprise second after he took advantage of Lewis Hamilton banging into Alex Albon on the penultimate lap. Hamilton, with damage to his car, took the flag in […]

‘Lewis Hamilton already in a different league to Michael Schumacher’ and six-time Formula One world champion backed for knighthood by Eddie Jordan

5 Nov

Lewis Hamilton’s sixth Formula One World Championship win has renewed discussions of whether he is the greatest driver of all time and Eddie Jordan has no doubt he now holds that title. The Brit’s second-place finish in Austin on Sunday secured him a hat-trick of titles, and made the Mercedes driver world champion for five […]

Lewis Hamilton dedicates sixth Formula One World Championship title to ‘incredible friend and mentor’ Niki Lauda

4 Nov

Lewis Hamilton dedicated his sixth Formula One World Championship to Niki Lauda, the legendary driver and his late Mercedes colleague. The British driver clinched the title with a second place finish at the United States Grand Prix on Sunday, coming in behind team-mate Valtteri Bottas in Austin. He is now only one title behind Michael […]

Max Verstappen furious with Lewis Hamliton after near collision in United States Grand Prix qualifying: ‘It is his f****** problem’

3 Nov

Max Verstappen was furious with Lewis Hamilton once again after qualifying for Sunday’s United States Grand Prix. The Formula One pair have been engaged in a war of words since last weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix, and they almost collided here in Q2. Hamilton moved to his left to overtake the Toro Rosso of Daniil Kvyat […]

Lewis Hamilton: F1 star opens up on cryptic social media posts which claimed he felt like ‘giving up on everything’

25 Oct

Lewis Hamilton has opened up for the first time on social media posts he wrote last week stating he felt like ‘giving up on everything’. Hamilton published the Instagram posts, in which he took aim at the state of the planet and agriculture farming, after the Japanese Grand Prix earlier this month. He also encouraged […]

Lewis Hamilton: Formula 1 star assures fans he ‘hasn’t given up’ and is ‘still fighting’ after worrying Instagram posts

19 Oct

Lewis Hamilton has allayed fears over his mental health and wellbeing by assuring fans he ‘hasn’t given up’ and is ‘still fighting’ after a number of worrying posts on Instagram. Hamilton sparked concern on Tuesday by writing on Instagram that he feels ‘like giving up on everything’, saying the ‘world is such a mess and people don’t […]

Lewis Hamilton ‘can’t be compared’ to Formula 1 legends, former world champion Jenson Button tells talkSPORT

18 Oct

Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton may not be the best of friends, judging by the former Formula 1 world champion’s response to a question about his old team-mate. Button and Hamilton, by the former’s own admission in previous interviews, endured a sometimes frosty relationship in their three seasons together at McLaren. Fresh from winning his […]