July 19, 2019

SNP set to nationalise shipyard in ferry row

SNP ministers are drawing up plans to nationalise a shipyard owned by a billionaire adviser to Nicola Sturgeon following a dispute over a delayed public ferry contract.
July 19, 2019

Brandon Rice: ‘Charismatic’ pupil in drug tragedy

TRIBUTES have been paid to a “charismatic” teenage boy who died in a suspected ecstasy tragedy at a party.
July 19, 2019

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge

Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey.
July 19, 2019

Alaphilippe beats Thomas in time trial to extend Tour lead

France's Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead on Friday.
July 19, 2019

Bangladesh captain Mortaza out of Sri Lanka ODIs due to injury

Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has been ruled out of their one-day international series against Sri Lanka due to a hamstring injury, the country's cricket board (BCB) said on Friday.
July 19, 2019

Woods to miss cut despite improved round

A battling Tiger Woods rediscovered some of the old magic at the British Open on Friday but the American will be packing for home after failing to make the cut at Royal Portrush.
July 19, 2019

Bulgaria handed partial stadium ban for fans’ racist behaviour

Bulgaria have been ordered by UEFA to play their next two home Euro 2020 qualifiers in a partially-closed stadium due to racist behaviour by their supporters.
July 19, 2019

Man’s horror after picking up cigarette packet only to find his own amputated leg on it

'It's our father's leg. His scars are characteristic'
July 19, 2019

Rugby: Australia banking on quick fix at fullback

Australia believe Tom Banks is the player to fill the gaping hole left in the number 15 jersey by the sacking of Israel Folau, and the Brumbies fullback is set for a baptism of fire in the cauldron of Ellis Park on Saturday.
July 19, 2019

Van Aert crashes out of the Tour de France

Wout van Aert abandoned the Tour de France after suffering a leg injury in a crash during the 13th stage, a 27.2-km individual time trial on Friday.
July 19, 2019

Rugby: Owens to referee World Cup opening match

Nigel Owens, who refereed the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, will get the 2019 tournament underway when he takes charge of the opening game between Japan and Russia in Tokyo on Sept. 20.
July 19, 2019

Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season

Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular -- Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount.