Former Manitoba Bison DJ Lalama calls it ‘childhood dream come true’ after signing with Blue Bombers

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed former Manitoba Bisons linebacker DJ Lalama. Lalama agreed to a one-year contract with his hometown team. Lalama, 25, was a member of the Montreal Alouettes, but missed all of last season after undergoing shoulder surgery. “I have a lot to prove,” Lalama said when reached through text message. “Just feel fortunate for the opportunity. […]

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Athletes' commissions becoming more prevalent in local sports and can tackle wider range of issues

SINGAPORE – Before the Singapore Silat Federation (Persisi) athletes’ commission was formed last year, there was little interaction between the junior and senior athletes. Since the commission was set up last April, however, its chairman Shakir Juanda has noticed that there has been more exchanges and less segregation between both groups. This is one benefit the 30-year-old feels the formation […]

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Is Newport vs Man City on TV? Channel, live stream, kick off time and team news for the FA Cup clash

Leicester City and Middlesbrough have already found the intimidating Rodney Parade atmosphere too much and now it's the turn of Pep Guardiola's superstars. What time does Newport vs Man City kick off? Man City head to Newport on Saturday, February 16. The game will kick-off at 5.30pm. It will be held at Rodney Parade. What TV channel is it on […]

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Swimming: Leaner, hungrier Joseph Schooling charts his path towards World C'ships and Olympics

SINGAPORE – In the grand scheme of things, Joseph Schooling’s 53.16sec effort in the men’s 100m butterfly yesterday at the Singapore Swim Series, in his first meet since returning from the US on Monday, is far from his Olympic-winning 50.39 time. But it signified the start of the final – and most crucial – 17 months towards July 2020’s Tokyo […]

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Knicks likely will be trying to land two of these six Special K’s

With cap space for two max contracts, the Knicks will try to land two of the six Special K’s on the free-agency market: Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, Klay Thompson and Khris Middleton. They’re all in Charlotte for All-Star Weekend, and likely to face those kinds of questions during Saturday’s media availability. Kevin Durant The Warriors superstar […]

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Adelaide Lightning’s WNBL future remains on shaky ground

Adelaide Lightning coach Chris Lucas needs a break. He is exhausted, and for good reason. Club owner Grant Kelley stated in November the Lightning desperately needed a $500,000 cash injection and more bums on seats at Adelaide Arena or the club would risk going under. Dejected Adelaide Lightning players after losing the third WNBL grand final to the Canberra Capitals.Credit:Sitthixay […]

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Emiliano Sala’s family break down in tears ahead of Premier League striker’s funeral today

The 28-year-old Cardiff City striker's body was flown home to Argentina for the service which is to be held at the club he played for as a child. Sala tragically died along with pilot David Ibbotson just two days after joining the Premier League club when their single-engine aircraft crash-landed in the English Channel on January 21. The plane had requested […]

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