Robbie Fowler on how Gareth Southgate has proved the nation wrong

Gareth Southgate has got it right – on and off the pitch. One of the big things about this incredible England run to the semi-final is that it hasn’t ever been about the manager, or about the petty rules and discipline of previous regimes. For that, Southgate needs huge praise. Let’s face it, no one wanted him as England manager […]

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Kevin Sinfield is the perfect man to steer Leeds Rhinos out of trouble

Kevin Sinfield is back in Super League and back at Leeds Rhinos – and I can certainly see why he’s taken on this role of director of rugby. I wasn’t surprised, because Kevin was at Leeds from being a 13-year-old, and it shapes someone’s personality when you’re with a club for that long. The Rhinos will always have a special […]

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Global heat map shows how temperatures are soaring as the UK faces its hottest day of the year

North America, Europe, the Middle East and Western Asia have seen records broken over the past week due to huge areas of sweltering pressure called heat domes. And, according to the University of Maine, which compiled the map, the world’s above average temperatures are not subsiding. The Met Office is predicting the  South East will today break  this year’s UK […]

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Gavrilova admits to losing nerve at Wimbledon

Wracked by fear, Daria Gavrilova has laid bare her demons in an extraordinary aftermath to her shattering third-round Wimbledon exit. Gavrilova confessed to freezing on one of tennis’ biggest stages after a humbling 6-3 6-1 loss to unseeded Serb Aliaksandra Sasnovich. Daria Gavrilova has been knocked out of Wimbledon by an unseeded opponent. "Mentally I wanted it too much, and […]

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Emotional Hamilton rises to the occasion with record British GP pole

Lewis Hamilton felt the pressure like never before on Saturday and stepped up to the challenge with one of the great qualifying laps of his Formula One career for a record sixth British Grand Prix pole position. The achievement left the Mercedes driver shaking with emotion. "I didn't leave anything on the table today," he said after beating Ferrari rival […]

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Finals-bound Waratahs can still be hurt by Brumbies

The Waratahs are deserved Australian conference champions with a game to play and the Brumbies are likely out of the finals but their clash in Sydney on Saturday is still hugely consequential. The carrot for the Waratahs is the second-place finish on the ladder and the benefits that brings and the game carries extra spice because they know the Brumbies […]

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TALK OF THE TOWN: James Cracknell to row in the Boat Race?

TALK OF THE TOWN: Two-time Olympic gold medal winning rower James Cracknell set for Cambridge University Masters… making him eligible for the Boat Race, aged 46 Cambridge University students are in for a shock come September – double Olympic Gold medal winner James Cracknell will join freshers queuing up to join the rowing team. James, 46, plans to start a […]

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Samantha Cameron’s fashion firm’s losses of more than half a MILLION

Samantha Cameron’s fledgling fashion firm reveals losses of more than half a MILLION in its first year Latest accounts for the Cefinn business show it lost £561,795 in its first year The disappointing figures are a surprise given the stellar support for the venture  It had support from fashion luminaries like Vogue’s editor-in-chief Anna Wintour Samantha Cameron attends a dinner […]

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MICHAEL GOVE and GREG CLARK: We are united in the Battle for Britain

‘We’re friends reunited in the Battle for Britain!’ MICHAEL GOVE is a staunch Brexiteer, GREG CLARK is a steadfast Remainer, but they insist that fighting for the UK has brought them together We’re old friends. We agree on a great deal. But recently, we were divided on one of the biggest issues this country faces – our future in Europe. […]

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England show maturity and smartness in confident win

Replay Samara: No drama, no panic, no traumatic moment where it all went wrong – this really is a new England team and they showed it again in their 2-0 win over Sweden which sent them into the semi-finals. In place of any such strife, this was a professional, solid and disciplined performance that German or Italian World Cup sides […]

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