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November 12, 2018 9:56 AM Gary Graham: Scotland call up England-qualified flanker for South Africa Test

Scotland have called up Newcastle flanker Gary Graham, who was picked for England's 2018 Six Nations training camp, for their final autumn Tests. The uncapped 26-year-old, born in Stirling, is the son of former Scotland prop and forwards coach George Graham. He comes in as an injury replacement for Scarlets flanker Blade Thomson, who is still recovering 8

November 8, 2018 9:16 AM Louis Smith: Olympic silver medallist retires from gymnastics aged 29

Two-time Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith has retired from gymnastics. The 29-year-old represented Great Britain at three Olympic Games, also winning two bronze medals between 2008 and 2016. He won three World Championship silver medals, two European golds and the 2006 Commonwealth Games pommel horse title. "I had to make the difficult decision to hang up my leotard 8

November 5, 2018 6:51 PM James McClean: Stoke winger is warned by Football Association

Stoke City winger James McClean has been warned by the Football Association over his use of an offensive word in a social media post. McClean used the word in a post where he spoke of abuse he has received over refusing to wear a poppy and in which he called some Stoke fans "cavemen". The 29-year-old also wrote a follow-up post reacting to news the FA was investigating 14

November 1, 2018 9:38 PM Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Dina Asher-Smith wins award following European golden triple

British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has been named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. In August, Asher-Smith became the first British woman to win triple European Championship gold, winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles in Berlin. England's Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning netball team won the Team of the Year award. "It feels 7

October 29, 2018 5:07 AM Sulky word wins Scrabble championship

A Scrabble whizz has won his fourth world championship - playing the word "groutier" to win the title. Nigel Richards, 51 and from New Zealand, beat Californian Jesse Day in the final at the Westfield centre in west London on Sunday. Mr Richards, who also won the French-language title this year, said: "It was a closely-fought championship and Jesse was a very impressive 8

October 28, 2018 11:55 AM Leicester helicopter crash: How owner left whisky for fans to remember loved ones

LEICESTER City's owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha used to leave whisky and glasses for Foxes fans to toast and honour their loved ones before each match, it was revealed. Football fans and Leicester City Football Club staff quickly grew fond of the Thai tycoon for his kindness and generosity. One sees protagonist the team's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel 13

October 15, 2018 3:47 PM Woman born a man sets world record in first race at world cycling championships

Congratulation to Canadian Rachel McKinnon for winning the women’s sprint 35-39 age bracket at yesterday’s world cycling championship in Los Angeles. Rachel is a natural, tweeting: “I broke the 200m WORLD RECORD this morning. It was my first indoor 200m…” Imagine how much faster Rachel, who was born a man and also holds a PhD in philosophy and focuses 8

October 14, 2018 10:03 AM Ironman World Championship: Lucy Charles second behind Daniela Ryf

Britain's Lucy Charles took silver in the Ironman World Championship behind Daniela Ryf who won despite being stung by a jellyfish just before the start. The 31-year-old Swiss said the pain was so bad that she considered pulling out of the race in Kona, Hawaii. After the swimming section, she was nine minutes off the lead but fought back to win in record 13

October 13, 2018 4:08 PM Mick Schumacher wins Formula 3 European title with race to spare

Mick Schumacher, the son of seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael, won the Formula 3 European title with a race to spare. The 19-year-old finished second in race two of the season finale in Hockenheim, Germany, to establish an unassailable lead in the drivers' standings. Prema driver Schumacher has won eight races this season and held a 49-point 15

October 11, 2018 10:21 AM Jamie Jones: Welshman suspended in corruption inquiry

Snooker player Jamie Jones has been suspended over allegations he was involved in match-fixing. The 30-year-old is accused of being part of a plan to fix the outcome of a match between fellow Welshman David John and Graeme Dott in 2016. The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said world number 39 Jones has a case to answer and will now face a formal 18