Category: Sport

Red Bull: Alexander Albon to replace Pierre Gasly

Red Bull will replace French driver Pierre Gasly with Alexander Albon for the rest of the season. Thai Albon, 23, has been promoted from the team’s sister outfit Toro Rosso, with Gasly going the other way. Gasly, 23, is sixth in the championship with 63 points. Team-mate Max Verstappen is third with 181. Red Bull […]

Jay-Z owned Roc Nation enters into partnership with NFL

Last year, Jay-Z rapped “I said no to the Super Bowl, you need me, I don’t need you”. Now, he will help produce the very show he once so publicly snubbed. The change comes after Roc Nation – the entertainment company he owns – announced it would work with the NFL to “enhance live game […]

European Road Championships: Elia Viviani wins after Bjorg Lambrecht tribute

A minute’s silence was held before the European Road Championships to pay tribute to Bjorg Lambrecht. The Belgian cyclist died last week aged 22 following a crash during stage three of the Tour de Pologne. The Belgium team led the tribute at the 172.6km event, won by Italy’s Elia Viviani in three hours 30.52 minutes. […]

Adrian was the hero for Liverpool as he saved Tammy Abraham’s penalty

Goalkeeper Adrian kept out Tammy Abraham’s spot kick to secure victory for the Champions League winners. Chelsea had taken the lead in the first half through Olivier Giroud’s clinical strike but Sadio Mane scored twice to give Liverpool the lead. Jorginho’s spot-kick took the game to penalties, where Liverpool triumphed. The win comes just two […]

Neymar: Paris St-Germain reject Barcelona & Real Madrid bids for Brazil forward

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, says BBC Radio 5 Live’s Guillem Balague. Neymar’s former club Barcelona are believed to have offered 100m euros (£92.4m) plus Philippe Coutinho. Ivan Rakitic was also discussed with the French club as part of the deal for the 27-year-old Brazil international. Real […]

Emiliano Sala ‘exposed to carbon monoxide in plane crash’

Footballer Emiliano Sala was exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide prior to a fatal plane crash in the English Channel, a report has revealed. Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, 59, crashed on 21 January while travelling from Nantes in France to Cardiff. Toxicology tests on Sala’s body showed CO levels in his blood […]

Nafissatou Thiam: Heptathlon’s student superstar on prizes, progress and perspective

A full house of Olympic, world and European gold medals, a world athlete of the year award, a clutch of blue-chip sponsorship deals, a catwalk jaunt at Paris Fashion Week and the mantle of being one of athletics’ post-Bolt era superstars. And only 24 years old. On first look, Nafissatou Thiam’s rise seems straight and […]