Category Archives: Sport & Showbiz

Maria Sharapova: Five-time Grand Slam winner given US Open wildcard

The former world number one tested positive for heart disease drug meldonium at the 2016 Australian Open

Paper Talk: Wednesday’s football transfer rumours

Chelsea are set to make a significant bid for Tottenham full-back Danny Rose, according to Wednesday’s back pages.

Hoffenheim – Liverpool 1 – 2

By Phil Dawkes-BBC Sport
Liverpool will take a one-goal advantage back to Anfield for the second leg of their Champions League play-off tie with Hoffenheim after Trent Alexander-Arnold’s free-kick and an own goal earned them a hard-fought victory in Germany.

Liverpool’s failing transfer guru and why Jurgen Klopp may soon be questioning the club’s ambition

Kevin Palmer
It is not just the Liverpool future of Philippe Coutinho that may be on the line in the final days of this summer’s transfer window – as the storm brewing at Anfield has the potential to cast a cloud over the club’s biggest star.

Amber Heard has the last laugh at Barnaby Joyce

After a stoush with Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce over her failure to quarantine her Australia-bound dogs two years ago, Amber Heard has well and truly had the last laugh.

Taylor Swift wins assault case against DJ

Pop star Taylor Swift has won a sexual assault case against ex-radio DJ David Mueller, who she said had groped her at a 2013 concert.
He assaulted her by grabbing her bottom beneath her skirt during a photo shoot, a jury in Denver, Colorado, found.

Paper Talk: Tuesday’s football transfer rumours

Chelsea want Virgil van Dijk as one of three signing to boost their squad, according to a report in Tuesday’s Paper Talk.

Rafael Nadal set to replace Andy Murray as world number one

Rafael Nadal will overtake Andy Murray to reclaim the world number one ranking next week after Roger Federer announced his withdrawal from the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati with a back problem.

Tom Cruise injured while filming Mission: Impossible 6 stunt

Michael Idato

American actor Tom Cruise appears to have suffered an injury while filming Mission: Impossible 6.

Annabelle Scares Off Box Office Summer Slump

(NEW YORK) — The “Conjuring” spinoff “Annabelle: Creation” scared up an estimated $35 million in North American theaters over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging August box office a shot in the arm.

European football round-up: Neymar nets on PSG debut

France Ligue 1

Neymar marked his Paris St Germain debut with a goal and an assist as the capital club cruised to a 3-0 Ligue 1 win at Guingamp.

Paper Talk: Monday’s football transfer rumours and gossip

A round-up of the latest football gossip from Monday’s national newspapers.

Paper Talk: Sunday’s football transfer rumours and gossip from the UK newspapers

Check out all the latest rumours and gossip from Sunday’s national newspapers.

English Premier League round-up: Burnley and Huddersfield make headlines on Saturday

Review, reports and updated odds from Saturday’s action in the Premier League.
Premier League reports

2017 World Athletics: Great Britain win 4x100m gold as Usain Bolt’s career ends in disappointment

Great Britain claimed a dramatic gold in the 4x100m relay but Usain Bolt pulled up injured in the home straight as his career ended in disappointment at London 2017.

ATP Tour round-up: Roger Federer books his place in the Rogers Cup final

Wimbledon champion Roger Federer stayed on course for his third Rogers Cup title after defeating Dutchman Robin Haase 6-3 7-6 (7/5) to reach Sunday’s final in Montreal.

Liverpool reject Philipe Coutinho’s transfer request

Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho has submitted a transfer request that has been rejected by the club, Press Association Sport understands.
The Brazil playmaker has been targeted by Barcelona, whose bid of around £90million was rebuffed by Liverpool on Wednesday.

Arsenal 4-3 Leicester: Gunners dig deep for glory

Match report
Olivier Giroud came off the bench to head home a late winner and seal three points for Arsenal in a topsy-turvy Premier League opener against Leicester.

Paper Talk: Saturday’s football transfer rumours and gossip from the UK newspapers

Check out all the latest rumours and gossip from Saturday’s national newspapers.

Chelsea Manning is loving her freedom in Vogue’s September issue

Mary Ward
Chelsea Manning has stunned in a swimsuit shoot for Vogue’s prestigious September issue.

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