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Former Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Stephen Lavelle charged with punching a woman and glassing a man in Gold Coast nightclub where Usain Bolt was DJing
Former Scottish Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Stephen Lavelle has been charged with allegedly punching a woman and glassing a man at a Gold Coast nightclub - where Usain Bolt was DJing. Police were called to SinCity Nightclub in Surfers Paradise at around on 3am on Thursday morning after Lavelle is said to have clashed with a pair of 18-year-old
Villarreal 1-3 Athletic Bilbao: Inigo Cordoba, Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain strike for visitors
Inigo Cordoba, Inaki Williams and Iker Muniain scored to seal Athletic Bilbao's 3-1 La Liga win at Villarreal. Twenty-one-year-old forward Cordoba bagged his first ever top-flight goal, while Williams tucked away his sixth strike of the league campaign. And Muniain toasted his return from a knee injury by climbing off the bench to notch the travelling
Newcastle finishing tenth in the Premier League would be an amazing achievement! Ian Wright hails Rafa Benitez and says it's right place for young talent to score some goals
Ian Wright has hailed Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez for guiding the club to tenth place in the Premier League on a shoestring budget. The Spaniard has ignored takeover talk and an uneasy relationship with owner Mike Ashley to steer the Magpies away from the drop zone. Benitez has been tipped to take the Premier League's manager of the season accolade for his remarkable
Tony Finau shows off ankle injury from celebrating hole-in-one at Masters
American Tony Finau showed the damage done by his recent celebrations as he posted images of his battered and bruised ankle. Referring to the black and blue injury as 'kankle' on his Instagram page, the 28-year-old opted to leave medical attention until after the main event at Augusta and few would have noticed his recent injury with a finish of six under
Pep Guardiola suffers Champions League setback as referee Antonio Mateu Lahoz
Pep Guardiola suffered a setback before a ball has been kicked between Manchester City and Liverpool after Antonio Mateu Lahoz was appointed to referee the second leg of their Champions League clash at the Etihad. Guardiola has not forgiven the Spanish official for his performance when City faced Monaco 14 months ago. He brought it up after his side lost 3-0 at Anfield
Pep Guardiola's sarcastic quip after being asked about Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero after Ashley Young's horror tackle: 'He was diving'
City were beaten 3-2 at home, having led 2-0 at half time, but should have had a second half penalty when Ashley Young caught Sergio Aguero with a sliding tackle. Guardiola was asked whether striker Aguero, who made a 14 minute substitute appearance in the derby, was ready to start against Liverpool in the Champions League on Tuesday. 'He was diving
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdraws from Commonwealth Games after suffering elbow injury attempting 130kg lift
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has been forced to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games while leading her category because of an elbow injury. The New Zealander, 39, has been one of the most discussed athletes at the Games owing to her transition to female on the back of competing as a male until the age of 35. Figures from the Australian and Samoan
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger appears to hit out at manager Antonio Conte after Blues surrender lead in home draw with West Ham: 'I don't understand why we always drop'
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has seemingly criticised manager Antonio Conte's tactics after his side were unable to hold on for victory against West Ham. The Blues were leading 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday courtesy of Cesar Azpilicueta's goal but West Ham equalised through substitute Javier Hernandez and managed to hold on for a point
Alistair Brownlee to lead England out at the Commonwealth Games as flag bearer: 'It's going to be one of the moments that I will always remember'
Alistair Brownlee will be England's flag bearer for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which open on Wednesday. Double Olympic triathlon champion Brownlee, is defending Commonwealth champion in the individual and mixed relay races. Team England selected their flag bearer after a vote of all sport team leaders. Brownlee said: 'It's a massive honour to carry
Fireman Matt Parziale happily climbing the ladder after earning his place to play the Masters at Augusta National
After locking up a spot for the Masters, most golfers are in the mood to celebrate. After punching his ticket for Augusta, Matt Parziale embarked on a five hour drive home, followed by four hours sleep before punching in for his 24 hour shift as a firefighter. Amateurs have long been a part of the Masters story, of course, a nod in the direction of the tournament