Laura Muir secures Great Britain relay win at Great Stirling Cross Country

Laura Muir anchored Great Britain to victory in the Great Stirling Cross Country mixed relay. Muir’s fellow Scot Jamie Williamson and England’s Alex Bell and Phil Sesemann were the other members of the hosts’ victorious quartet. Muir ran the final kilometre in four minutes, 38 seconds as GB triumphed in a time of 17 minutes, 36 seconds. Europe claimed second […]

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NHL Player Rick Nash Is Retiring Due to 'Unresolved Issues' from Concussion

After 15 years playing for the National Hockey League, Rick Nash is hanging up his skates. The 34-year-old left winger — who has played for the Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers and Boston Bruins — is retiring from the sport of hockey due to concussion-related symptoms. “Due to unresolved issues/symptoms from the concussion sustained last March, Rick Nash will be […]

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Rob Key on Australia’s struggles, Ashley Giles’ priorities and his England team to face Windies

Which spinners should play for England in the Caribbean? What are Ashley Giles’ priorities in his new role? Who has the best pace attack in world cricket? Rob Key answers these questions and more… Australia are struggling at the moment, with a 2-1 home series defeat to India the latest low point. How do you assess their current situation? If […]

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Junior hockey: Rockets coach hopes Everett lesson will pay off in Prince George

The Kelowna Rockets were somewhat outclassed on Wednesday night by the Western Conference-leading Everett Silvertips. “We felt we did some good things. We did get out played,” Rockets head coach Adam Foote said following his team’s 4-2 home-ice loss to Everett. Finnish import defenseman Lassi Thomson did some good things. He opened the scoring in the first with a power-play […]

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Fries or onion rings? What Cowboys’ Jaylon Smith learned from working at Burger King

FRISCO, Texas — Studying film this week, Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith wants to crack the code of Sean McVay’s offense. He wants to understand how to stop electric all-Pro running back Todd Gurley better than he did in a Week 4 loss last season, Smith’s first game calling plays at middle linebacker in veteran Sean Lee’s absence. Gurley gashed Dallas […]

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Sri Lanka corruption whistleblowers get 15-day ICC amnesty

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced a 15-day amnesty for whistleblowers who have previously failed to report corruption in the embattled sport in Sri Lanka, warning of five-year bans if they fail to come clean. A host of scandals have rocked Sri Lankan cricket in recent years, including a match-fixing controversy revealed in a sting operation carried out […]

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Rockets to host Everett Silvertips on Wednesday

How good are this season’s crop of Kelowna Rockets? We’ll find out in roughly 24 hours. This month, the Rockets will face the WHL’s two best teams: the league-leading Prince Albert Raiders and the second-best Everett Silvertips. On Wednesday evening, Everett (31-8-1-1) will visit Prospera Place. The Silvertips lead the Western Conference with 64 points, 26 more than Kelowna (17-18-3-1, […]

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WWE star Roman Reigns ‘in a good position’ as leukaemia treatment continues

Seth Rollins says Roman Reigns is “in a good position” as he continues his treatment for leukaemia. Rollins gave the update in an interview with Fox 2 News in Detroit, also stating that Reigns is “primed to make a comeback sooner rather than later”. Reigns, real name Joe Anoa’i, has been away from WWE since revealing he has leukaemia live […]

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WADA body calls for Russia to be declared ‘non-compliant’

The World Anti-Doping Agency’s Athletes Committee has demanded Russia be hit with new sanctions over its failure to meet a deadline to hand over data from its drug-tainted Moscow laboratory. In a statement posted on WADA’s website, the agency’s committee representing athletes challenged the organisation to declare the Russians non-compliant following the missed deadline. The statement read: “We are extremely […]

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Joel Embiid Postgame Press Gaggle Interrupted By Jeff Garlin

Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid has emerged, in his brief career, as one of the most entertaining NBA players. In addition to his dominant play, Embiid often says and does funny things, whether it’s trash-talking opposing players, asking out Rihanna on social media, or showing up Bill Murray-style at locations around Philadelphia. After Tuesday night’s 76ers victory over the Los […]

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