Watch Aston Villa player smash window playing football in his garden

Aston Villa forward Rushian Hepburn-Murphy has shown the perils of playing football in your back garden by accidentally smashing his own window. The 21-year-old Villa player was recording himself doing keepy-uppies and kicking the ball against his house when he…

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMICRussian athletes skip up to 250 global tournaments due to COVID-19 pandemic

MOSCOW, April 10. /TASS/. Russian athletes have missed up to 250 international tournaments due to the ongoing global spread of the novel coronavirus, which also forced to cancel or postpone over 1,000 sports tournaments in the country, Russian Sports Minister…

The controversial reason behind Tyson’s face tattoo

Mike Tyson’s former trainer has made the bombshell accusation that the heavyweight boxing legend got the infamous tribal tattoo on his face to avoid fighting late in his career. Tyson, 53, is regarded as one of the greatest heavyweights in…

Namajunas pulled out of UFC 249 after two family members died

Former Ultimate Fighting Champion Rose Namajunas withdrew from the now-cancelled UFC 249 event after two of her family members died due to illnesses related to coronavirus. UFC president Dana White confirmed that pressure from broadcaster’s ESPN and owner’s Disney resulted in…

Murray vs Pouille to start virtual Madrid Open

Andy Murray will swap a tennis racket for a games controller when he takes part in a virtual Madrid Open later this month. The Scot and Lucas Pouille were announced as the first two ATP players in the draw on…

Good news sports stories – Premier League Zoom calls and Mayweather

Friday’s round-up of positive sports news stories during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  The UFC has seen sense: overnight, it was finally – FINALLY – announced that UFC 249 was cancelled after ESPN and parent company Disney stepped in to halt…

Van Barneveld beats Taylor as Stay at Home Darts match raises £15,000

Five-time world champion Raymond Van Barneveld recovered from 6-3 down to beat Phil Taylor in a charity darts match played from their living rooms. It was billed as the biggest clash in stay-at-home darts history with Van Barneveld winning 7-6…

Floyd Mayweather vs Bruce Lee? Former champ signs TV deal to fight legends from history in ‘unprecedented virtual boxing matches’

Mayweather has been out of action since beating Conor McGregor in August 2017, but the commercially astute pay-per-view star has signed up to a curious new series with Pulse Evolution, the production company behind a giant hologram recreation of late…

‘Don’t forget to call Putin’: Khabib’s manager takes aim at UFC champion’s detractors after UFC 249 postponement

After news broke of UFC 249’s postponement. Khabib’s Russian manager Rizvan Magomedov hit out at those critics with a sarcastic post on his Instagram story, asking fans, “Where do you need to fly now? “When you find a flight, don’t…

UFC 249 cancelled after ESPN and Disney force White into U-turn

UFC 249 has been cancelled after broadcaster’s ESPN and owner’s Disney intervened to overrule president Dana White’s defiant stand, calling off the event due to be staged next weekend due to the coronavirus outbreak. White had unveiled plans to stage…