March 28, 2019

Darts – Emotional five-times world champion Van Barneveld retires

Five-times world darts champion Raymond van Barneveld announced on Thursday that he had retired from the sport with immediate effect after the Dutchman's Premier League Darts career ended with a 7-1 defeat by compatriot Michael van Gerwen in Rotterdam....
March 28, 2019

On a journey to the 1970s, OK Motels puts Charlton on the music map

Kate Berry is obsessed with retro regional motels. When she was a child her father photographed display homes for a living. These homes tended to be in far-flung towns that few people would consider enticing. But the young Berry loved staying in the mo...
March 28, 2019

Horse racing – California moves to limit use of drugs and whips

California horse racing authorities on Thursday took steps to limit the use of medications and whips in competitions, moves that come following the death of 22 horses at the famous Santa Anita track this year.
March 28, 2019

As British politicians dither, Calais acts to solve Brexit problems

For the past couple of years, one of the abiding themes of the Brexit debate has been about its effect on a city beyond the shores of Britain.
March 28, 2019

Bottas determined to hang on to the winning feeling

Formula One's Australian season-opener left Valtteri Bottas with a winning feeling that the Finn is determined to hang on to in Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.
March 28, 2019

Higuain announces Argentina retirement

Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain has retired from the Argentina national team with immediate effect, ending an eventful international career which included three losing major final appearances.
March 28, 2019

Alonso to test with McLaren in Bahrain next week

Two-times Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will test with McLaren in Bahrain next week after Sunday's Grand Prix, his first time in an F1 car for five months, the team said on Thursday.
March 28, 2019

AIBA says boxers ‘in limbo’ as IOC inquiry continues

Amateur boxing's governing body AIBA says that uncertainty over the sport's participation in next year's Olympic Games is a disaster for boxers who have been left in limbo.
March 28, 2019

Southampton boss blocks hotel wifi access for players

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl has ordered team hotels to block his players from having wifi access as he wants to prevent them from becoming video game addicts.
March 28, 2019

England Women seal T20 whitewash over Sri Lanka for 10th straight win

England Women smashed over 200 runs for only the second time in a Twenty20 international as they beat Sri Lanka to complete a 3-0 series whitewash in Colombo on Thursday.
March 28, 2019

England football captain Kane honoured at Buckingham Palace

England soccer captain Harry Kane received the MBE award on Thursday for services to football after leading the national team to the World Cup semi-final in Russia last Summer.
March 28, 2019

Cancer patients face stress due to lack of help from employers, charity says

Employers may be breaking the law by not supporting people diagnosed with the disease