Why are hockey pitches watered at the Tokyo Olympics?

Excitement is mounting over the men’s and women’s hockey at the Tokyo Olympics, with Team GB’s sides both still in contention despite some ups and downs in the group stages. The British men’s side drew 2-2 with the Netherlands on Thursday to reach the quarter-finals, where they will face Belgium on Friday. The women’s side […]

You DON’T need university to have some degree of success

APPRENTICESHIP numbers have hit an all-time high – with vacancies for nearly 20,000 to begin at-work training this summer. Providers say it shows more young people are choosing an apprenticeship over a costly three-year ­university place. Hoorah — about time. It’s a victory for Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Plan For Jobs initiative and a long overdue […]

Poland offers asylum to Belarus runner as husband hurriedly flees to Ukraine

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrives at the Polish embassy in Tokyo Poland has offered asylum to Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya after the athlete claimed team officials had tried to force her to return to Belarus. At the same time, it was reported that her husband had fled to Ukraine from Belarus. On Sunday, images began […]

Tears for spheres: Plans for huge glowing orb dubbed '90m high joke'

Opposition grows to London’s next landmark: Glowing orb nearly the height of Big Ben dubbed the ’90m high joke’ by residents who say they’ll be left feeling like they live in Blade Runner Plans for the Madison Square Garden Sphere in London have met mounting pressure from site neighbours Families fear the huge illuminated ball […]

Sophie Kasaei fans fear they have been conned out of £1000 in scam

Sophie Kasaei fans heartbroken after they fear being conned out of over £1000 in rogue foreign exchange trading scam former Geordie Shore star promoted on Instagram Pals Clare Radford, 32, and Jade Swift, 27, believe they were scammed in June The account had been promoted by former Geordie Shore star Sophie Kasaei Suspected scam is almost […]