The start of the English Premier League is just days away and anticipation is growing ahead of what should be another rollercoaster of a season. The opening weekend begins on Friday 11th of August with Arsenal facing off against 2015/16 champions Leicester City. It ends with what should be a tasty affair between Manchester United and West Ham at Old Trafford on the Sunday. Read more
There has been a bit of talk this week about the future of Wales and Real Madrid star, Gareth Bale. In Jose Mourinho’s pre Super Cup press conference he said that if Bale wasn’t in Real Madrid’s starting line up the following night that it would indicate that he is available for transfer.
Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid were victorious in the UEFA Super Cup against Manchester United after goals from Casemiro and Isco, saw them run out 2-1 winners in Macedonia. Many were looking forward to seeing how United faired against the European champions with some claiming that the recruitment of the likes of Lindelof, Matic and Lukaku would see Mourinho’s men take a step closer to the Manchester United of old. Read more
Neymar completed a world record transfer from Spanish giants Barcelona to money laden Paris Saint-Germain on Friday, for a fee in the region of 200 million pounds. The fee paid dwarfs the amount Manchester United shelled out for Paul Pogba last summer (£89m) by a long way and the question everyone wants to know the answer to is whether Neymar is worth £200m or not. Is any footballer worth that much? Read more
The PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club is just a couple of days away and already Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy are being tipped as the likely winners. Spieth has a chance to become the youngest man to win all the Grand Slam events on Golf’s PGA tour and is currently one of only two men to have won three different majors at the age of 23, the other being Jack Nicklaus. Read more
First Test: England, in their first test under Joe Root’s lead, thrashed South Africa after winning by 211 runs. South Africa were chasing 351 for victory but in the final session on the fourth day they found themselves bowled out for 119. Read more
The whole world is waiting in anticipation for the 27th of August as a boxing all-time great in Floyd Mayweather comes out of retirement to take on UFC star, Conor McGregor. The bout will happen inside a boxing ring at the T-Mobile arena on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. Read more
Roger Federer claimed a record eighth Wimbledon title at the All England Club, beating Croatian Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-1, 6-4 in the final. It was Federer’s second Grand Slam title of the year after winning the Australian Open in January. Many people felt that The Swiss was well past his best after enduring a near 5 year barren spell in terms of Grand Slams but after claiming two this year, it seems that may not be the case. Read more
Serena Williams taking a break from tennis to have a child left many questioning who would take her place as the best in the women’s game. Serena won the Australian Open in January and then began her break and many saw a prime opportunity for someone to seize the chance to be the new dominant force in women’s tennis. Read more
The 2016/17 season once again delivered a thrilling Champions League Campaign which saw Real Madrid crowned champions for the second successive year. Beating Italian giants Juventus 4-1 in the final, Madrid and Zinedine Zidane became the first team to retain the title in the modern era.
Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show, scoring twice in the final but Juventus were pretty impressive leading up to that game. Read more