Month: July 2021

BBC QI: Why Sandi Toksvig wants to ditch showbiz – but can’t afford to just yet

Sandi Toksvig is a regular face on our TV screens, the well loved presenter has fronted some of the nation’s favourite shows including The Great British Bake Off and QI. The Danish born star, 63, who is known for her quizzing brain and razor sharp wit has had a stellar TV career spanning four decades. […]

US BMX star Connor Fields out of intensive care after suffering brain hemorrhage in horrific crash at Tokyo 2020 Olympics (VIDEO) — RT Sport News

American BMX superstar Connor Fields has been discharged from a Tokyo intensive care unit after the reigning Olympic champion suffered a bleed on the brain during an horrific smash as he attempted to defend his title on Friday. Fields, 28, was the red-hot favorite to retain gold five years after he stormed to victory in […]

Hunt for missing woman, 71, last seen in Barnet after car found abandoned

Police investigating the disappearance of a woman from Hertfordshire with links to North London are becoming increasingly concerned her safety. Louise Kam was last seen by a family member near the Spires Shopping Centre in Barnet at around 12.30pm on Monday, July 26. Louise lives in Potters Bar and is described as a Chinese woman, […]

Russian president hails women’s team sabre for ‘beautiful & convincing’ win after beating France to Olympic gold — RT Sport News

President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the Russian sabre team after they stormed to gold at the Tokyo Olympics, while star Sofia Pozdniakova is celebrating moving halfway towards her illustrious father’s gold medal haul. There was more glory for Russia’s formidable fencers at the Games on Saturday, with top trio Olga Nikitina, Sofia Velikaya and Sofia […]

Khabib’s cousin Usman Nurmagomedov admits to feeling ‘a little pressure’ as he looks to extend undefeated streak at Bellator 255

Usman Nurmagomedov will be looking to maintain the legacy of his famous fighting name when he takes on his second Bellator outing on Saturday, but the undefeated 12-0 rising star admits he is feeling pressure ahead of the fight. Nurmagomedov fights in front of American fans for the first time in his career at the […]

Olympics boss admits guidelines on transgender athletes need change… as controversial weightlifter breaks silence to thank him — RT Sport News

The IOC’s medical top dog has admitted that science has moved on but claimed that the threat to women’s sport posed by transgender athletes has been “overstated”, speaking before a controversial weightlifter features at the Games. Dr Richard Budgett, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) medical and science director, has overseen rules based on guidelines from […]

Fight fans licking their lips as Justin Gaethje and Michael Chandler set to clash at UFC 268 — RT Sport News

Justin Gaethje looks set to return to the cage for the first time since his lightweight title defeat to Khabib Nurmagomedov last year to face former Bellator standout Michael Chandler at the UFC’s November return to New York City. Gaethje and Chandler, two of the UFC lightweight division’s most powerful punchers, have often been the […]

Swiss star beats Olympic Games record to hold off Russian rifle rivals as Karimova & Zykova take medals in Tokyo — RT Sport News

Yulia Zykova pushed champion Nina Christen to an Olympic record in the women’s 50-meter three-position rifle in Tokyo, with the Russian taking silver and compatriot Yulia Karimova winning bronze for her second medal of the Games. Krasnoyask-born Zykova added another accolade to her haul of medals, which already included three European Championships gold medals, two […]

Royal Family: The Queen’s response when someone told her she looked like the Queen is just perfect

The late Duke of Edinburgh was known for making a comment or two in his time and the title of “most outspoken” royal could arguably be given to him. But when you look into it, he is not the only member of the family to utter some witty comebacks. While the Queen, as the head […]

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