Tamsin Greenway looks back on another eventful week in the Vitality Superleague

Lightning finally strikes, injuries taking their toll and fourth place up for grabs – Tamsin Greenway picks out her talking points from Round Six in the Vitality Superleague. What a week! Wasps did not slip up so they stay perfect and there is plenty to talk about from some big games. Lightning starting to click I have mentioned before that […]

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Caster Semenya’s lawyers accuse IAAF of dirty tricks ahead of CAS hearing

Caster Semenya’s lawyers have accused the IAAF of using underhand tactics to gain public support at the start of their highly-contentious dispute at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Lausanne this week. The two-time Olympic 800 metres champion is challenging the introduction of revised eligibility rules for athletes with disorders of sexual development (DSDs) in a case that […]

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Donegal star Michael Murphy relishing ‘wee introduction’ to management

Donegal footballer Michael Murphy managed Letterkenny IT to a Electric Ireland Trench Cup final win over Oisin McCoville’s Dundalk IT on Saturday. The 2012 All-Ireland winner is regarded as one of the most complete footballers in the game at present, but has taken his first steps into management in recent times, leading the college to a second tier title. “It’s […]

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Three new champions crowed at WWE Elimination Chamber on dramatic and brutal night

Three WWE titles had new owners on a night of drama and brutality at Elimination Chamber. Sasha Banks and Bayley lived up to their pre-event billing as favourites to win the company’s newly-minted women’s tag-team titles by running out victorious in a Chamber match. The ‘Boss n Hug Connection’ started and ended the match, beating the SmackDown team of Sonya […]

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NFL: New England Patriots beat Los Angeles Rams to win Super Bowl

ATLANTA (REUTERS) – The New England Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 on Sunday (Feb 3) in the lowest-scoring Super Bowl played to capture the National Football League championship for a record-tying sixth time. The victory, which moves the Patriots into a share of the all-time mark with the Pittsburgh Steelers, was also a record sixth Super Bowl triumph […]

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Windies make injury-enforced changes for England one-day series

Windies have added Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell and John Campbell to their squad for the first two one-day internationals against England. The changes were made following injuries to Keemo Paul, Rovman Powell and Evin Lewis as well as the four-game ban handed out to Shannon Gabriel following his exchange with Joe Root in the third Test. Brathwaite is best known […]

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Rob Cross says he is playing somewhere near his best darts again after Premier League win

Former world champion Rob Cross insists he is “enjoying” his darts again after producing a ton-plus average for the second consecutive week in his 7-4 triumph over James Wade in Glasgow on Thursday. Cross, who reached the Play-Offs of last year’s tournament, missed doubles early on in the piece and was typically punished by a clinical Wade but fought back […]

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Michael ‘Venom’ Page vs Paul Daley: Examining the roots of the Bellator MMA rivalry

Perhaps the Michael ‘Venom’ Page and Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley rivalry stems from the deep-rooted issue that neither can achieve what the other already has, writes James Dielhenn. The warring welterweights exist at opposite ends of the spectrum, representing different generations of their sport but they seem to possess insecurities when comparing themselves to each other. They collide on Sunday morning […]

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Mark Robinson believes women’s cricket is not set up to help young seamers flourish

England head coach Mark Robinson feels the women’s game is failing to help young fast bowlers prosper. Seamers Tash Farrant and Beth Langston were recently both released from their central contracts, having struggled to gain opportunities with the international side. With the growth of the women’s game heavily reliant on white-ball cricket, Robinson believes captains are more inclined to bowl […]

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