May 1, 2019

Factbox – Reaction to the CAS ruling regarding Semenya and new IAAF regulations

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have dismissed an appeal by South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya against the introduction of regulations to restrict testosterone levels in female athletes.
May 1, 2019

Margot James: Devices with default passwords could be banned

Digital Minister Margot James is prepared to force manufacturers and retailers' hands when it comes to selling insecure internet-connected devices, she told Sky News.
May 1, 2019

Semenya considering appeal over ruling on IAAF testosterone regulations

South African athlete Caster Semenya and her lawyers are considering contesting the dismissal by a sports court of her appeal against the introduction by the IAAF of rules to limit testosterone in female athletes with differences in sexual development....
May 1, 2019

Barclays urged to act over climate change

A group of Barclays' investors have written to the boss of the bank urging him to stop funding companies that are involved in coal mining or oil sands exploitation.
May 1, 2019

Alonso to leave Toyota WEC team after Le Mans

Fernando Alonso will be replaced by New Zealander Brendon Hartley in the Toyota World Endurance Championship (WEC) team after the 24 Hours of Le Mans in June, the Japanese manufacturer announced on Wednesday.
May 1, 2019

Joshua to fight Andy Ruiz Jr in New York

Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will defend his titles against California-based Mexican Andy Ruiz Jr in New York on June 1, the Briton's promoter announced on Wednesday.
May 1, 2019

England to play Euro 2020 qualifier with Kosovo at St Mary’s

Southampton's St Mary's Stadium has been confirmed as the venue for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo in September, the Football Association said on Wednesday.
May 1, 2019

Brain injury charity wants temporary substitutes after Vertonghen clash

Soccer authorities should introduce temporary substitutions, a brain injury charity said after defender Jan Vertonghen tried to play on following a head clash during Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League semi-final.
May 1, 2019

Julian Assange reveals ‘moderate to severe depression’ – signs of mental health condition

WIKILEAKS founder Julian Assange has appeared in court to be sentenced for breaching his bail, and for evading arrest by spending years in the Ecuadorian Embassy. He has today revealed he has “moderate to severe depression”, but what is the mental heal...
May 1, 2019

eBay: ‘Very rare’ Peter Rabbit 50p coin selling for £1290 – but you must watch out

THE PETER RABBIT 50p commemorative coins have been a great hit with collectors since they were first released, and most of these can be bought online. Recently, a 2017 Peter Rabbit coin was selling for £1290, but there is an important reason why bidder...
May 1, 2019

From name to fortune, Delhi change for the better in IPL

For a franchise used to spending the business end of the Indian Premier League (IPL) wondering what went wrong, the Delhi Capitals have surprised themselves by making the playoff with two matches to spare in a remarkable turnaround.
May 1, 2019

Campaigners lose Heathrow legal challenge

Campaigners trying to block plans for a third runway at Heathrow have lost a High Court challenge.