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July 17, 2018 8:49 PM Rory McIlroy wife: Who is Erica Stoll? When did The Open star & Caroline Wozniacki split?

RORY MCILROY MBE will play in The Open 2018 this week, but what do we know about his wife Erica Stoll? When did they get married, and when did the golfer split with tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki? The 147th Open Championship kicks off at Carnoustie, Scotland, on Thursday. But, as the 29-year-old prepares to take to the golf course this weekend, the details 9

July 17, 2018 5:52 PM France's victorious World Cup team will get Legion of Honour, says Macron

France celebrated winning the World Cup in style after a 4-2 victory over Croatia Some 3,000 guests were invited to the reception in the Elysée gardens, including some 1,000 youths from local football clubs such as Bondy, the impoverished Paris suburb where France’s star player, 19-year-old Kylian Mbappé, spent his childhood. Some pollsters believe Mr Macron 7

July 17, 2018 3:09 PM Alisson: Liverpool make offer to sign Roma goalkeeper

Liverpool have made an offer to sign Roma's Alisson for a reported £62m, a world record fee for a goalkeeper. Roma are considering the bid but no deal has been agreed and the Italian side are said to want £66m. Alisson has recently returned from the World Cup in Russia where he appeared for Brazil. The 25-year-old has been at Roma for two years, and played 7

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 11

July 16, 2018 2:16 AM Former NHL player Ray Emery dies aged 35 after swimming accident in Lake Ontario

FORMER NHL player Ray Emery died on Sunday following a swimming accident in Hamilton Ontario, which launched a search and rescue operation by Hamilton Police after the former player went missing. Mr Emery was reported missing at 6am local time on Sunday morning after going swimming with friends at the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. Police Inspector Marty 9

July 15, 2018 11:52 PM Footballers coming home to airport fan ban row

HUNDREDS of fans tried to defy a ban on welcoming home the England squad yesterday as they touched down in Birmingham after finishing fourth in the World Cup. They cheered from behind barbed wire at the perimeter fence, and from on top of a nearby multi-storey car park, despite appeals from airport authorities to stay away. In keeping with the low-key 8

July 15, 2018 5:00 PM Olivier Giroud wife: Who is Jennifer Giroud? Do they have any children?

STRIKER Olivier Giroud is part of the French football team who have made it to the final of the World Cup 2018. But who is his wife Jennifer Giroud and do they have any children? Jennifer, who is American, had known Giroud for several years before they got married. She lives in London and is often spotted dining at celeb hotspot Chiltern Firehouse with Giroud 7

July 15, 2018 10:36 AM Seasons Scaffolding decided to celebrate England's World Cup heroics in a colourful way

But as England headed into their final game against Belgium on Saturday which they lost 2-0, the scaffolding company added our opponent’s colours to the eight-storey block of flats. Steve Eason, director of Seasons Scaffolding, said: “We still had third place and a bronze medal to play for, which I think a lot of people were forgetting. “They have done us proud 11

July 14, 2018 2:18 PM 100 Women: 'I was a World Cup honey shot'

It's known as the "honey shot" - when a conventionally attractive woman is picked out of the crowd by cameras at a sporting event. The issue has come under scrutiny during this World Cup and Fifa has said broadcasters have got to stop zooming in on "hot women". It happened to Natalia Betancourt at the 2014 World Cup game between Colombia and Brazil 27

July 13, 2018 9:24 AM Chelsea sack manager Antonio Conte after two years in charge

The former Juventus and Italy boss is expected to be replaced by former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri, it is being reported. The 48-year-old Italian, who took pre-season training earlier this week, had a year left on his contract. "Chelsea Football Club and Antonio Conte have parted company," the club said in a statement. "During Antonio's time at the club, we won our sixth 9