Friday, 30 September 2022

British sprint great Linford Christie turns 60 but legacy debate continues

Brendan Foster has chosen Linford Christie’s 60th birthday to recall the day he talked Britain’s greatest sprinter out of quitting before he had made a name for himself. History remembers the Jamaican-born Londoner as the first man in history to hold the Olympic, world, European and Commonwealth titles over 100…

Racing gets boost from punters stuck at home

Punters have turned to racing as a way to circumvent the coronavirus lockdown, with turnover figures across the three codes of Queensland racing up $13.7 million in the first week of Australia’s shutdown. Using last week as a guide, the lucrative turnover amount on Queensland product is up 21 per…

Johns bros blue left surf star in tears

In the 90s, Newcastle legend Matty Johns and brother Andrew were famous for their off-field antics almost as much as their on-field heroics. And Matty, the premiership-wining five-eighth turned Fox Sports star, has recalled a night where they were hanging out with their good made Matt Hoy, a champion of…

Norwich star Timm Klose caught watching Pornhub during coronavirus lockdown

Norwich defender Timm Klose was left red-faced after he shared what he'd been doing under lockdown – and fans noticed he appeared to have been watching Pornhub. With the UK under lockdown and football suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, Premier League stars have been sharing their home training routines…