Neymar pays tribute to Kobe Bryant with 2-4 goal celebration after basketball legend is killed in helicopter crash

26 Jan

Neymar paid a classy tribute to Kobe Bryant during Pairs Saint-Germain’s 2-0 win over Lille. Basketball legend Bryant was tragically killed when his private aircraft crashed in Calabasas near LA, California on Sunday morning. Four other people on the aircraft were killed as an investigation into the crash is underway. Neymar, who is believed to […]

Kobe Bryant dead at 41: Tiger Woods, Nick Kyrgios, Shaquille O’Neal and Liverpool stars Virgil van Dijk and Mo Salah among those to pay tribute

26 Jan

Tributes from the sporting world and beyond poured in for Kobe Bryant after he died in a helicopter crash on Sunday. Bryant, 41, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other people who have yet to be named tragically lost their lives when the basketball legend’s private aircraft went down in flames in Calabasas near Los […]

Tyson Fury jokingly asks to see Deontay Wilder’s ‘masculinity’ as he continues to dominate mind games before February rematch

26 Jan

Tyson Fury asked to see Deontay Wilder’s masculinity after calling the WBC heavyweight champion a ‘p***y’ before their eagerly anticipated rematch. The heavyweights are headed for a blockbuster sequel on February 22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with the press conferences already providing fans with plenty of entertainment. And Fury was once again […]

Vernon Philander fined for using ‘inappropriate language’ at Jos Buttler – after England man swore at South Africa bowler earlier in Test series

26 Jan

Vernon Philander clearly hasn’t forgiven Jos Buttler for calling him a ‘f***ing k***head’ in the second Test of England’s tour of South Africa. This is because the South Africa bowler has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for a similar offence after dismissing Buttler in the fourth Test. The seamer shouted in […]

Dillian Whyte hilariously suggests ‘chocolate is more important than boxing’ for potential opponent Andy Ruiz Jr

26 Jan

Dillian Whyte has lashed out at Andy Ruiz Jr after the former world heavyweight champion stalled on a deal to fight this summer. Whyte made a triumphant return to action on the undercard of Ruiz’s heavyweight world title fight against Anthony Joshua last December, and he’s eyeing more top quality opposition. The victory against Mariusz […]

Cesaro & Shinsuke Nakamura EXCLUSIVE: How Sami Zayn pushed WWE to create the group backstage, where Nakamura wants to end his career

26 Jan

Cesaro and Shinsuke Nakamura are two of the best in-ring workers in WWE today, but they haven’t been booked that way in quite a while. Nakamura is the Intercontinental champion, but Cesaro has been used to make other talents look good over the past 12 months more than win himself. However, now they have been […]

Mark Noble EXCLUSIVE: West Ham skipper says Premier League side shouldn’t be relying on him, slams performance in FA Cup defeat to West Brom

25 Jan

Mark Noble has given a frank assessment of West Ham’s fortunes, stating his belief that the Hammers shouldn’t be reliant on him at his age after they were knocked out of the FA Cup by West Brom on Saturday. The Premier League outfit produced a toothless display at the London Stadium, as Conor Townsend’s rasping […]

England smash their way to 400 before ripping through South African top order on day two in Johannesburg

25 Jan

England took control of the fourth Test against South Africa on day two by dominating the hosts with bat and ball. Resuming on 192 for four, Joe Root and Ollie Pope both reached 50 before tail-enders Mark Wood and Stuart Broad took England’s first innings total to 400 with some magnificent hitting. The tourists then […]

Boxing news: Eddie Hearn planning ‘three big heavyweight nights’ featuring Anthony Joshua, Dillian Whyte and Derek Chisora

24 Jan

Eddie Hearn has told talkSPORT he is in the process of arranging three important heavyweight pay-per-view fights for the first half of 2020. The promoter, who looks after many of British boxing’s biggest names, is currently in the process of plotting his schedule for this year and marking out his tent pole events. Hearn told […]

Boxing news: Andy Ruiz Jr names Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder, Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker as possible opponents for comeback after Anthony Joshua defeat

24 Jan

Andy Ruiz Jr has claimed four big-name heavyweights could be target opponents for his upcoming comeback. The former heavyweight world champion, who won and lost his belts against Anthony Joshua last year, is starting to think about fighting again after spending six weeks away from the sport. Ruiz Jr has split from trainer Manny Robles […]

UFC star Brett Johns opens up about achieving his childhood dream, being the fighting pride of Wales and his injury nightmare

24 Jan

For some fighters, fighting under the banner of the UFC just once can be the pinnacle of their career. Now the world’s premier mixed martial arts organisation, the company has transformed into a global phenomenon since its inception in 1993. Once described as ‘human cockfighting’ by Senator John McCain, the UFC is now a billion-dollar […]

Boxing news: Andy Ruiz Jr reportedly considering Teddy Atlas as new trainer, famously strict coach who worked with young Mike Tyson

24 Jan

Andy Ruiz Jr is reportedly set for a trial period with famously strict coach Teddy Atlas. The 30-year-old who became Mexico’s first heavyweight champion in June split from trainer Manny Robles this week after having time to reflect on the rematch defeat in which he lost his titles. In the immediate aftermath of Anthony Joshua’s […]

Kevin Pietersen passionately urges England not to make the same mistakes with Jofra Archer or risk losing him to franchise cricket

24 Jan

Kevin Pietersen has urged England to look after Jofra Archer amid questions surrounding his commitment to Test match cricket. Archer, the 24-year-old fast bowler, has endured a difficult start to life in the longer format following a meteoric introduction to international cricket. He has missed the second and third Tests in South Africa due to […]