Two years ago, a gunman killed Chris Singleton’s mother in the Charleston church shooting. This week, the Chicago Cubs drafted him
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Two years ago, a gunman killed Chris Singleton’s mother in the Charleston church shooting. This week, the Chicago Cubs drafted him

THE SON of one of nine people shot and killed by racist gunman Dylann Roof inside a Charleston church has been drafted by major baseball team, the Chicago Cubs Chris Singleton was in university when his mother, Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, a 45-year-old track and field coach, was gunned down in a racially-motivated attack at the Emanuel … Continue reading

LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time NBA playoffs scorer
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LeBron James passes Michael Jordan as all-time NBA playoffs scorer

LEBRON JAMES has passed Michael Jordan to become the all-time NBA playoffs scorer. The 32-year-old finished with 35 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 135-102 win over the Boston Celtics, clinching the third straight conference title for the Cavs and his seventh straight trip to the NBA Finals. With those 35 points, LeBron burst past Michael … Continue reading

Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League
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Angel Gomes, 16, becomes Manchester United’s youngest Premier League player since 1953. Also first player born in 2000 to play in Premier League

MANCHESTER UNITED’S Angel Gomes made Premier League history yesterday (May 21) when he became the team’s youngest ever player since 1953. He also becomes the first ever player to play in the Premier League that was born in the year 2000, aged 16 years and 263 days. Angel, who was born on August 31 2000, came … Continue reading

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté, 26, voted Footballer of Year by Football Writers’ Association
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Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kanté, 26, voted Footballer of Year by Football Writers’ Association

FOOTBALLER N’GOLO Kanté has been voted the 2017 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers’ Association. The Chelsea midfielder, who helped the team  take top spot in the Premier League following his title-winning campaign with Leicester City last season, topped the poll of the 340-strong membership ahead of his Blues team-mate Eden Hazard, with … Continue reading

England’s Anthony Joshua, 27, is the new heavyweight champion of the world after beating Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley
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England’s Anthony Joshua, 27, is the new heavyweight champion of the world after beating Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley

ANTHONY JOSHUA has beaten Wladimir Klitschko to become the new heavyweight champion of the world. The 27-year-old added the WBA belt to his IBF title with an 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir at Wembley tonight (April 29) in front of a crowd of 90,000 people. Anthony was knocked down in round six but twice had Wladimir … Continue reading

Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon
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Mary Keitany of Kenya has broken Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon

MARY KEITANY of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon today (April 23). Mary, 35, crossed the finish line on The Mall in two hours 17 minutes one second, the second-fastest time in history. That was 41 seconds quicker than four-time British Olympian Radcliffe ran in winning the event in … Continue reading