Claudio Bravo ruptures Achilles tendon in Manchester City training

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has sustained an Achilles tendon injury in training, the Premier League club have confirmed. Bravo suffered the injury during a training session on Monday and scans have revealed the Chilean has ruptured the tendon in his left foot. The 35-year-old, who will now travel to Barcelona for further tests on […]

The past 72 hours of Trump-Russia news, explained

This weekend kicked off with a question mark still hanging over the fate of Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chair, who’s facing multiple financial crimes charges, including bank fraud, bank fraud conspiracy, and false income tax returns. That the jury went home on Friday without a verdict ended up being the least intriguing development in […]

Stoke preparing bid for Brentford’s Ryan Woods

Stoke City are preparing a £6.5m bid for Brentford midfielder Ryan Woods, according to Sky sources. Woods has made 128 appearances for the Bees since joining from Shrewsbury Town in 2015. However, the 24-year-old is yet to feature for Brentford in the league this season, with the club winning seven points from their opening three […]

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdraws from US Open

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew from the US Open on Monday as he continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury. A brief statement from the US Open confirmed that the 33-year-old, who underwent knee surgery in April, would miss the final Grand Slam event of the year. Tsonga, whose ranking has fallen to 64 since his absence […]

Dylan Hartley to share Saints captaincy with Alex Waller

England skipper Dylan Hartley will share captaincy duties at Northampton in the coming season. Hartley, who has not played since March after suffering concussion, will carry out the job at Saints with prop Alex Waller. Hooker Hartley was named in a 44-man England training squad for a three-day gathering earlier this month but he is […]

Danny Cipriani fined £2,000 by Gloucester after nightclub arrest

Gloucester have announced they have fined Danny Cipriani £2,000 following a disciplinary hearing into his recent arrest in Jersey. Cipriani had already been issued a £2,000 fine by Jersey Magistrates’ Court after pleading guilty to common assault and resisting arrest following an incident at a nightclub on the island earlier this month. Gloucester have now […]

NYU might have solved one of single-payer’s big challenges

New York University’s medical school turned everybody’s heads when they announced that they would be providing free tuition for all their students. The short-term wisdom of one school giving its medical students a free education, especially if the deal is subsidized by other students who will enter less lucrative fields, can be debated. But the […]