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January 15, 2019 7:46 AM Online fashion retailer Boohoo raises revenue target after strong Christmas

While rival ASOS issued a profit warning before Christmas, Boohoo saw sales jump in the UK and US market. The owner of Nasty Gal and Pretty Little Thing said revenue rose 44% to £328.2m in the four months to 31 December, up from £228.2m a year earlier. In the UK, revenues rose 33% to £180m and US sales jumped 78% to £70.4m. Boohoo now expects revenues 4

January 11, 2019 10:30 AM Arsenal v Man Utd FA Cup fourth-round tie live on BBC One

The FA Cup fourth-round tie between Arsenal and Manchester United will be live on BBC One on Friday, 25 January. It is one of three games being broadcast on the BBC that weekend, with Millwall v Everton (Saturday, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton (Sunday, 18:00) also live. The fifth-round draw will be on The One Show on Monday, 28 January 9

December 31, 2018 1:12 PM Hopman Cup: Serena Williams & Roger Federer to play for first time

Tennis greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams will meet on court for the first time when Switzerland face the USA in the Hopman Cup on Tuesday. They will play in men's and women's singles rubbers before meeting in the mixed doubles alongside partners Belinda Bencic and Frances Tiafoe. Federer and Williams, both 37, have won a combined 43 Grand Slam titles 9

December 21, 2018 1:17 AM Eddie the sea otter: Famous slam-dunking animal dies

Eddie the sea otter, a creature that found viral fame in 2013, has passed away shortly before his 21st birthday. Oregon Zoo, where Eddie lived, confirmed he had been euthanised on Thursday morning following a decline in his health. Eddie was thought to be one of the oldest of his species in the world. His zoo say they trained the ageing animal in the sport 20

December 17, 2018 4:40 PM Anthony Martial: Man Utd extend deal for France forward

Manchester United have triggered the option of a year's extension on the contract of France forward Anthony Martial. The 23-year-old's current deal would have expired in the summer but will now run to 2020. United took a similar move with their Spain keeper David de Gea last month. Martial's representatives remain in discussions with United over a new separate 13

December 16, 2018 9:16 PM Team Sky cyclist Geraint Thomas wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The Welshman was the third British cyclist to win the Tour de France and says he hopes for continued success. Thomas was the first Welshman to win the Tour de France in July, the first Grand Tour success of his 12-year career. He came top in a public vote, edging out Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and England captain Harry Kane. "It's been an amazing 14

December 16, 2018 2:42 PM Geraint Thomas's stolen Tour de France trophy replaced

Geraint Thomas has received a new Tour de France trophy after his original was stolen from a cycling show. The Coupe Omnisports disappeared after Team Sky, whom Thomas rides for, loaned it to sponsor Pinarello to display at The Cycle Show in Birmingham. Police are investigating the theft, which came two months after Thomas won the famous race. The Cardiff 12

December 8, 2018 2:28 AM Why skateboarding's 'not just for guys'

Organisers of a regular girls-only skateboarding session are challenging what is perceived as a predominantly male sport. According to governing body Skateboard England, 85% of skaters in the UK are male. But despite this, female only nights have popped up at skateparks around the country. The sessions at Flo Skatepark in Nottingham are also open to transgender 21

December 2, 2018 1:29 AM Tyson Fury’s boxing gloves REVEAL how he plans to BEAT Deontay Wilder in their fight

TYSON FURY made a surprising choice in his boxing gloves and they reveal how he might be planning to defeat the WBC American champion Deontay Wilder in their fight today. The Gypsy King chose the Everlast MX gloves, known to be a puncher’s glove. This will be intriguing to some, as Fury is not known to be a ferocious hitter, with just 19 knockouts from 27 contests 41

November 29, 2018 6:59 PM ‘Major incident’ at rugby stadium as floodlight COLLAPSES in Storm Diana

A MAJOR incident has been declared at a rugby stadium as gale force winds from Storm Diana caused a floodlight to collapse. The incident happened at rugby league side Hull KR’s stadium this evening. Fortunately there was no game being played at the time of the collapse and the club said nobody was injured. The Super League team said KCOM Craven Park will be closed 15