FA Cup third and fourth round replays could be scrapped to ease fixture backlog

FA Cup third and fourth round replays could be scrapped this season in an attempt to clear up a fixture backlog in the English football calendar. The sad death of Queen Elizabeth II has led to more congestion in the schedule, with the most recent weekend of Premier League fixtures postponed as a mark of […]

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Queen gave ‘completely unscripted’ special gesture to help bring 2012 Olympics to London

Lord Sebastian Coe has told talkSPORT that Queen Elizabeth II was the ‘ace in the pack’ in London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympics. Her Majesty reigned as sovereign for 70 years before her passing on Thursday at the age of 96, and many stories are now being recounted of the amazing impact she had on the United […]

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Anthony Joshua met Queen Elizabeth II after giving inspiring speech at Westminster Abbey

Boxing’s former heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua appeared a very proud man when he met Queen Elizabeth II back in 2020. Many from across the sporting world have been paying tribute to Her Majesty, who reigned as sovereign for 70 years before her passing on Thursday at the age of 96. Joshua spoke in front of a […]

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Bell on Queen’s love of horse racing and recalls Estimate’s ‘extraordinary’ Ascot win

The Queen was an extraordinary woman loved by millions, someone who people looked to for inspiration in times of hardship, and delivered on her Royal duties impeccably for just shy of 70 years. She was also someone who had her interests and hobbies outside of working life, including horses and horse racing. Getty From an […]

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Sporting world pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II after death of iconic British monarch

Tributes from across the sporting world have been paid to Her Majesty the Queen following the beloved monarch’s death at the age of 96. The iconic head of the British royal family reigned for 70 years, ever since her father, King George VI, passed away in 1952. Her coronation was held the following year on […]

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Minute’s silence held in tribute to the Queen at Arsenal’s Europa League match

A minute’s silence was held at Arsenal’s Europa League clash at FC Zurich following the passing of Her Majesty the Queen. The match started before Buckingham Palace announced the passing of Elizabeth II, who was 96 years old. bt sport Both sets of players paid their respects to Queen Elizabeth II at the start of […]

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Royal Ascot 2022 betting tips for Tuesday as opener kicks off spectacle

Royal Ascot is looming now after a thrilling Derby at Epsom at the weekend amid the Platinum Jubilee celebrations. The Ascot showpiece is set to continue in a similar fashion with huge prize money on offer and many horses coming from around the world to compete in the biggest flat festival in top-class contests. Ascot […]

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Bale and Milner receive MBE’s in Queen’s birthday honours list, Ferdinand gets OBE

Wales captain Gareth Bale has been awarded an MBE for services to football and charity in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Liverpool’s James Milner has also been awarded one, whilst former Manchester United and England international Rio Ferdinand has been given an OBE for the same services. Getty Bale is set to leave Real Madrid […]

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