August 13, 2019

U.S. soccer team sign 14-year old on professional contract

Orange County Soccer Club have signed 14-year old Francis Jacobs, making him the youngest professional male signing in United States soccer history, the California club said on Tuesday.
August 13, 2019

Weight loss: Man loses a whopping 15st and is named Slimming World’s Man of the Year

WEIGHT LOSS can be achieved in multiple ways. This man recently lost 15st 8lbs, and he’s now been announced as Slimming World’s Man of The Year - how did he do it?
August 13, 2019

Del Potro withdraws from U.S. Open as knee rehab continues

Juan Martin del Potro will not compete at this year's U.S. Open as the 2009 champion continues to recover from a knee injury, tournament organisers said on Tuesday.
August 13, 2019

Ajax, Red Star through as Celtic and Porto crash out

Former European Cup winners had mixed fortunes in Champions League qualifying as Ajax Amsterdam and Red Star Belgrade squeezed into the playoff round while Celtic and Porto were eliminated after a dramatic evening on Tuesday.
August 13, 2019

Root expects England to come back strong at Lord’s

England captain Joe Root expects his side to fight back hard against Australia when the second Ashes test starts at Lord's on Wednesday, with paceman Jofra Archer raring to make the most of his debut.
August 13, 2019

Golf: Woods ready to play in BMW Championship

Tiger Woods says he is ready to play golf again this week after the former world number one withdrew from last week's Northern Trust due to back pain.
August 13, 2019

L&G snaps up Woodford stake in Push Doctor-backer

The embattled fund manager Neil Woodford is close to offloading another of his firm's assets by striking a deal to sell a big stake in a backer of Push Doctor, the GP-on-demand service.
August 13, 2019

Love Island’s Maura looks very different after leaving villa as she ditches fake tan

The 28-year-old Irish model toned down her look for a chic fashion spread
August 13, 2019

Tiny revolutionary spacecraft glides on sunlight in orbit around Earth

LightSail 2 could eliminate the need for rocket engines and fuel
August 13, 2019

US delays China tariffs for laptops and mobile phones

The US is to delay imposing 10% tariffs on a number of Chinese products including laptops and phones until December - helping Wall Street shares bounce back after a big sell-off.
August 13, 2019

Philadelphia and VW ads banned under gender stereotyping rules

TV adverts by Mondelez and Volkswagen are the first to be banned under new gender stereotyping rules.
August 13, 2019

Arts sector pays lip service to cultural diversity

More than half of Australia's 200 creative organisations surveyed have no culturally or linguistically diverse representation among their board members, award panels and executives, a new report shows.