Category: Sports

Charles Leclerc forces new dynamic to give Ferrari a team orders headache

Young F1 driver has proved competitive from the off and before Baku, the Scuderia must consider whether he is the better bet Few would have thought the spectre of team orders would loom over the new Formula One season so soon. Yes, Ferrari had been honest in saying they would favour Sebastian Vettel over his teammate […]

Bring on the World Cup after England’s victory in the US

The SheBelieves Cup triumph came at a perfect time in the team’s journey. They are exactly where they need to be only three months before France 2019 England’s first SheBelieves Cup triumph is a sign of the progress they have made and their huge potential come the World Cup in June. When you look at […]

Real Madrid’s reign is over: now is the time to salute, not mock them

The humiliation by Ajax led to much mirth at Madrid’s expense but four Champions League crowns in five years is a period of dominance that history will look upon kindly Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste. I’ve been around for … well, quite a long time as it […]

Tennis the loser in feud between Novak Djokovic and Chris Kermode

The ousting of the ATP chairman will leave a vacuum at the top of the sport at a time when strong leadership is required This is the story of a pointless coup. Engineered by Novak Djokovic and facilitated by a small group in the ATP players’ council, it has delivered up the head of the association, […]

Manchester United confidence trick has made Solskjær look irreplaceable

Caretaker manager has returned swagger and sense of purpose to United and his transformation of Lukaku and co is startling The game is all about confidence, like most other things in life,” Sir Alex Ferguson once said. “Without self-belief you won’t achieve anything.” If Manchester United are not full to the brim with confidence as […]

Ireland set to run out a worthy winner at the Cheltenham Festival again

Ireland, whose jump racing industry is roughly the half the size of Britain’s, has had more winners at the past six Festivals and boasts Willie Mullins as the most successful trainer Ireland’s rugby union players are struggling to repeat last season’s Six Nations heroics, while the footballing boys in green are in a state of […]