‘Like a more aggressive Hewitt’: Tsonga wary of De Minaur’s tenacity

He may have missed a chance to play Rafael Nadal at the Brisbane International. But France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga says he is now looking forward to facing a player who reminds him of a "more aggressive" Lleyton Hewitt – Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur. High praise: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has likened Alex De Minaur to Lleyton HewittCredit:AAP Former Australian Open finalist Tsonga […]

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Anthony Joshua is loved like Frank Bruno by British fans, now they want to know when he will face Tyson Fury

He was 20 years old and three weeks earlier he had won the ABA heavyweight title. Sitting on the ring apron at Finchley Amateur Boxing Club's gym Josh, then a shy young man, told me had turned down an immediate £50,000 offer to turn pro. That was an absolute fortune to a kid from a Watford council estate. But he […]

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Prem stars like Bellerin and Oxlade-Chamberlain and Dele Alli are hiring professionals to take their holiday photos for Instagram

Those quirky shots of players strolling down the street or posing by an Infiniti pool on a picturesque sunlit Greek island. These aren’t thanks to #GirlfriendsOfInstagram but professional photographers who are hired to capture stunning snaps outside the football world. Superstars from across the Premier League, such as Dele Alli, Hector Bellerin and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, post photos from professional photographers. […]

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Davis Cup uproar is like Brexit: ITF boss

The head of the International Tennis Federation has compared the heated row over Davis Cup reform to Brexit. President David Haggerty felt the wrath of fans and participants during the final between France and Croatia in Lille last month. Croatia lift up the Davis Cup after beating France in the final.Credit:AP "Passion is what our sport's about and I think […]

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Dust falling like snow in apocalyptic footage from China's most polluted territory

They show roads, airport runways in the province of Xinjiang caked in yellow while the air is so badly affected that visibility is cut off after a few hundred yards. Snowfall has been coloured by dust from a sandstorm and smoke from vehicles, homes, factories and power stations. Xinjiang and Henan were China’s top two polluted provinces in the first […]

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Paris Hilton Felt Like She Was ‘Already Married’ to Chris Zylka Before Split

Paris Hilton showed no signs of trouble in paradise with her fiancé, Chris Zylka, weeks before news broke of their split. “He’s even more beautiful on the inside than the out,” the hotel heiress, 37, gushed to Us Weekly exclusively at the Alice + Olivia store in Beverly Hills on October 27. “He’s just such a genuine, good man and […]

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Fears panther-like creature is on the loose in seaside town

Fears panther-like creature ‘the size of a Labrador’ is on the loose in seaside town after vicar makes third sighting of ‘big cat’ in five months Reverend Chris Colledge spotted the black beast prowling in his back garden He said there was ‘no mistaking’ that the animal was a panther In June Rachael Mould took photos of a ‘big black […]

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HBO Would Like Trump To Stop Using "Game of Thrones" To Promote Sanctions Against Iran

The Trump administration is no stranger to appropriating pop culture for their own means before being asked to cut the shit. Very recently, both Pharrell Williams and the ghost of Prince told Trump and his shady crew to stop using their music at his signature stir-em’-up-with-self-delusion rallies. This week, some tool on Trump’s social media team thought it would be […]

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