July 24, 2019

England collapse vs. Ireland ’embarrassing’, says Vaughan

Former England captain Michael Vaughan branded England's astonishing battling collapse against minnows Ireland at Lord's as "embarrassing" after the hosts were skittled for 85 on the first day of the four-day test on Wednesday.
July 24, 2019

Ireland in command after bowling England out for 85

Ireland enjoyed a fairytale opening day in their first ever test match against England as they bowled out the hosts for 85 before building a healthy lead at sweltering Lord's on Wednesday.
July 24, 2019

Hong Kong anti-government protests spill into Manchester City game

Hong Kong soccer fans sang protest songs and waved anti-government banners as politics spilled into the sporting arena on Wednesday during a friendly game involving English Premier League champions Manchester City in the China-ruled city.
July 24, 2019

Natalie Imbruglia pregnant ‘with the help of IVF and a sperm donor’

The Australian singer has a baby, and a new album, on the way.
July 24, 2019

Lowry will always be a national hero in Ireland – McIlroy

Rory McIlroy congratulated Shane Lowry and told him that his life would never be the same again after he was catapulted to national hero status in Ireland after winning the British Open on Sunday.
July 24, 2019

Actor Rutger Hauer, of Blade Runner fame, dies at 75

Hauer specialised in thoughtful, menacing roles, including his memorable turn as a murderous android opposite Harrison Ford.
July 24, 2019

Can MasterChef survive without Matt, Gary and George?

Whatever happens next, this is the end of an era, writes Debi Enker.
July 24, 2019

Rugby rat filmed sex and sent tape to team

A SCOTLAND rugby player recorded himself performing a sex act on an unsuspecting woman and put the footage online for all his team-mates to watch.
July 24, 2019

First two couples dumped from Love Island

They've been evicted from the villa following a public vote
July 24, 2019

Rowe, Martin kicked out of the Tour de France

Britain's Luke Rowe and Germany's Tony Martin have been disqualified from the Tour de France following an altercation during the 17th stage, organisers said on Wednesday.
July 24, 2019

Cycling: Trentin wins Tour de France 17th stage as tempers flare

European champion Matteo Trentin won the 17th stage of the Tour de France, a hilly 200-km ride from the Pont du Gard as tempers flared in the peloton on Wednesday.
July 24, 2019

Tour de France bracing for battle of the Alps

After a couple of quiet days in the heat, the Tour de France enters its decisive phase with three successive gruelling Alpine stages, where the much-anticipated French v Ineos battle will finally be settled.