Phil Taylor retires from darts as Brit calls it a day as sport’s GOAT

Michael van Gerwen on darts in America Darts’ greatest ever player Phil Taylor has announced that he will be retiring from the sport and that the 2024 season will be his last one before calling it a day. ‘The Power’ has won 16 world titles across his 35-year career but

Football should take note of arrest after Adam Johnson death

The death of Nottingham Panthers ice hockey player Adam Johnson sent shockwaves through sport. So, too, now that a man has been arrested and subsequently released on bail on suspicion of manslaughter. The circumstances of 29-year-old Johnson’s death – a deep cut to his neck caused on the rink by a

Stephen Hendry angers ITV presenter as snooker icon fails to do his homework

Stephen Hendry angered ITV presenter Jill Douglas after admitting he has never seen the women’s snooker world champion Baipat Siripaporn play the game. Siripaporn is set to go head-to-head with Judd Trump on Thursday at the Cazoo Champion of Champions in Bolton. Hendry has been at the University of Bolton

Freddie Flintoff set for first job following Top Gear exit after traumatic crash

Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff is on the verge of a cricketing comeback after recovering from the horror car crash which forced him to quit Top Gear. The 45-year-old is expected to be named head coach of Leeds-based cricket team Northern Superchargers, marking his first proper return to the sport since his

‘Bonkers’ dismissal given for first time in cricket history at World Cup

Bookmark Offbeat news from the world of sport Thank you for subscribing! Offbeat news from the world of sport We have more newsletters Cricket fans were left astonished when a 'bonkers' type of wicket was given for the first time in international history at the Cricket World Cup. Sri Lanka's

Ice hockey star had bought engagement ring for girlfriend who ID’d dead body

Adam Johnson had tragically purchased a ring and was planning to propose to his girlfriend before his horrific death last week while playing for the English ice hockey side Nottingham Panthers. Johnson, 29, passed away on Saturday when his neck was slashed by a skate during a collision with opponent

Ice hockey player who had throat slit saved his own life with crucial decision

Richard Zednik lost five pints of blood when he had his throat slit playing ice hockey for the Florida Panthers in 2008, but some split-second decision making saved his life. The Slovakian star was involved in a clash with his own teammate, Olli Jokinen, who accidentally slashed Zednik's common carotid