H46 brand encouraging boxers

With Anthony Joshua sitting on top of the world in the heavyweight game, Britain’s enjoying something of a purple patch in the boxing world at the moment. Joshua currently holds the WBA, IBF and WBO belts and is the man to beat in the heavyweight division but Britain also has four other world beaters in…

Chicago to host squash World Championships

One of the biggest participation sports in the world not included in the Olympics, squash is played by an estimated 20 million people worldwide in more than 180 countries. This year the World Championships will be held in Chicago, United States, from 23 February to 2 March and will feature 64 of the best male…

Durrant joins Van Gerwen in PDC

The 2018-19 World Championship was the Professional Darts Corporation’s biggest-ever event, featuring 96 players competing for £2.5 million in prize money at London’s iconic Alexandra Palace. Dutchman Michael van Gerwen was at his relentless best in the tournament, seeing off Gary Anderson in the semi-finals before a 7-3 victory over Michael Smith saw him lift…

Packed calendar of great racing

From Perth in Scotland to Newton Abbot in Devon, there are 60 racecourses in Britain offering great facilities for functions of all descriptions and a fantastic experience for racegoers throughout the year. In Britain horseracing runs for almost 365 days a year with thousands of races taking place and there’s always a meeting going on…

Heritage Day at Bangor

With some of Britain’s top jockeys and trainers in attendance, 2019 got off to a racing start at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse when the first meeting of the year took place on 8 January, with almost 1,300 guests enjoying an exciting six-race card on a crisp afternoon in North Wales. This year there are 13 more meetings…

Massive summer of cricket

Cricket fans around the world are looking forward to this summer’s big event, the 12th one-day World Cup, which will be held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. First contested in 1975, the tournament format has changed over time but in 2019 will comprise all 10 teams playing each other in…

The Greatest: Muhammad Ali

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, simply the greatest… known as Ali. Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali would have turned 77 today… but just under 30 months since he passed away on 3 June 2016 it’s not his skill in the ring that’s so greatly missed… it’s all the other qualities…

Muir ‘set’ for Birmingham bid

Double World Indoor medallist and Diamond League champion Laura Muir is among the big names who have already committed to the Spar British Athletics Indoor Championships next month. A championships steeped in history, the event is now in its 63rd year and will feature the best athletes in Britain battling it out for honours at…

Regis inspired a generation

A year ago today one of the greatest inspirations to a generation of black athletes passed away… he was only 59, but his impact on the world of football in Britain will be remembered for far longer than that. The third black player to line up for England after Nottingham Forest defender Viv Anderson and…

Newbury racing a good bet

The first race-day of the year gets under starter’s orders at Newbury Racecourse a week today with a six-race card over the fences. Gates open on Wednesday, 16 January, at 11am, with the first race off at 1.10pm. An exciting card features the Betfred Mobile Novices’ Limited Handicap Chase won last year by subsequent Grade…