May 22, 2019

Rugby: Cipriani completes Premiership award double

Gloucester flyhalf Danny Cipriani was named Premiership player of the season on Wednesday, becoming only the secondman to win the award in the same year as claiming the Players’ player of the year prize.
May 22, 2019

Carseview Centre in Dundee let down suicidal and depressed

Suicidal patients were “not taken seriously” by health workers in NHS Tayside unless they had made a “serious attempt to take their own life”, a report has found.
May 22, 2019

Pet slimming competition: Percy the porky pug gets set to shed the pounds

A PODGY pug weighing two stone has been picked for a nationwide pet slimming competition.
May 22, 2019

FIFA to stick with 32 teams for Qatar World Cup

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be held with 32 participating teams and not an expanded 48 teams, organisers FIFA said on Wednesday.
May 22, 2019

FIFA says 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be expanded to 48 teams

Qatar's 2022 World Cup will not be expanded to 48 teams, global soccer's governing body FIFA said on Wednesday.
May 22, 2019

IOC recommends boxing keeps its place in Tokyo but not under AIBA

Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday.
May 22, 2019

Triathlon: Olympic triathlete crashes into deer in London

British Olympic triathlete Stuart Hayes has shattered his pelvis after crashing into a deer on his bike in London's Richmond Park.
May 22, 2019

Ex-BT chief Patterson gives up £500,000 bonus

The former chief executive of BT Group has waived half of his £1m annual bonus for his final year at the helm amid a fresh escalation of shareholder hostility towards multimillion pound pay deals at blue-chip companies.
May 22, 2019

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams

When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighbourhood teams which used stones for goal posts and kept score by chalking results on a wall.
May 22, 2019

Royal Mail delivers dividend disappointment to posties

Royal Mail has delivered disappointing news today to the 400,000 or so private investors and employees who own its shares by announcing a cut in the dividend.
May 22, 2019

Swimming: ‘Iron Lady’ Hosszu fired up by ISL battle

She was one of the stars of the Rio Olympics and is now leading a revolution in swimming but Hungarian triple gold medal winner Katinka Hosszu believes she has the energy to fight to win both inside and outside the pool.
May 22, 2019

Raikkonen shrugs off 300 race milestone

Kimi Raikkonen is attending his 300th Formula One Grand Prix in Monaco this weekend, and the 2007 world champion could hardly care less about the milestone.