Category: Sport

I’m fine with my ‘dad bod’ – Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford

Rutherford, the 2012 Olympic long jump champion, retired in June last year and is currently training for a charity swim. A day after sharing his first training picture, Rutherford posted another with the caption: “I was also called out for having a dad bod yesterday, as if that’s something to be ashamed of. “I very […]

ICC suspend Zimbabwe Cricket for political interference

ICC funding has been withdrawn and the country will be barred from participating at ICC events. Zimbabwe are due to take part in a T20 World Cup qualifier in October. “We must keep our sport free from political interference,” said ICC chairman Shashank Manohar. “What has happened in Zimbabwe is a serious breach of the […]

Connah’s Quay Nomads embarrassed Kilmarnock 2-0 in Ayrshire to earn a stunning Europa League first qualifying round aggregate victory.

Callum Morris’ penalty proved decisive for the Welsh side, who recovered from a 2-1 first leg defeat to earn an unlikely 3-2 aggregate win and set up a tie with Partizan Belgrade of Serbia. Ryan Wignall gave the part-time visitors the lead and was later sent off after Kilmarnock’s Stuart Findlay had been dismissed for […]

The Open 2019: Clarke on his ‘wow’ moment on first tee at Portrush

Darren Clarke, Open champion in 2011, said the honour of hitting the first shot at this year’s tournament was “up there” in his career highlights. The Northern Irishman, 50, produced a fairytale start as he birdied the first and led on three under after five, but had to settle for a level-par 71. “I didn’t […]

Women’s Ashes: England’s hopes of winning the series look bleak

England’s chances of regaining the Women’s Ashes are even slimmer after having to toil on the opening day of the Test match at Taunton. Needing to win this game to keep the series alive, they watched as Australia racked up a formidable-looking 265-3. Ellyse Perry top scored with 84, as she shared an unbroken partnership […]