Day: June 8, 2018

Houston Texans safety Andre Hal diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

Houston Texans safety Andre Hal has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the team announced Friday. The team said Hal received a preliminary diagnosis from team physician Dr James Muntz at Houston Methodist Hospital. Hal and the team’s medical staff are in consultation with doctors at MD Anderson Cancer Center as the 26-year-old undergoes future testing […]

South Africa v England: Five Springboks to watch

England and South Africa collide in Saturday’s series opener at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Both sides are looking to get back to winning ways and find a performance as they build towards the 2019 World Cup. England, who won back-to-back Six Nations titles in 2016 and 2017 in a dream start under Eddie Jones, have […]

Benfica’s Anderson Talisca joins Guangzhou Evergrande on loan

Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande have completed the signing of Anderson Talisca from Portuguese side Benfica on a six-month loan. Talisca, who spent the last two seasons on loan at Turkish Super Lig club Besiktas, has previously been linked with a move to the Premier League, most notably Manchester United. The Brazil U23 international […]

Tyson Fury wants to be mental health champion

Tyson Fury returns to the ring on Saturday hoping his boxing comeback can inspire other people who have been suffering from mental health problems. The unbeaten former world heavyweight champion takes on Albania’s Sefer Seferi in Manchester on Saturday. Fury outweighs Seferi by more than four stone, a point he jokingly emphasised at Friday’s weigh-in […]

Canadian GP, Practice Two: Max Verstappen sets the pace

Max Verstappen set the pace ahead of Kimi Raikkonen and Red Bull team-mate Daniel Ricciardo in Friday practice for the Canadian GP. After a controversial outburst during Thursday’s press conference, the young Dutchman did his talking eloquently on the track on Friday as he set the pace in both sessions. “Max has come into the […]

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman ‘sorry’ for failed PED test

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman has apologised for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Edelman, who faces a four-game suspension, does not know how the alleged violation occurred and indicated the matter is under appeal. “I am very sorry – I don’t know what happened,” Edelman wrote on his Instagram account. “I’ve taken […]