This soccer player was definitely, definitely given the wrong shirt number

Meet Yado Mambo, of Ebbsfleet United.Image: TGSPhoto/REX/Shutterstock/mashable composite It’s not often that a football player’s surname and number will present the perfect pun opportunity — but when that opportunity does present itself, it’s important to […]

Sandy Hook families argue in court gun companies ‘courted’ shooter

Family members of Newtown victims say gun companies macho advertising for AR-15-style rifles helped draw Adam Lanza to the weapon he needed A lawyer for the family members of victims of the once again to […]

Swedish soccer players qualify for World Cup, totally demolish live TV set

Sweden players celebrates Sweden v Italy, at the World Cup Qualifiers on Nov. 13.Image: marco iacobucci/IPA/REX/Shutterstock For the first time in 60 years, Italy has failed to qualify for the World Cup. Sweden did, though. […]

David Poisson, French Olympic skier, dies in training accident aged 35

French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at the 2013 world championships, died in a training accident French skier David Poisson, who won a bronze medal in the downhill at […]

Trump asked Xi to look at cases of UCLA basketball players

Manila, Philippines (CNN)US President Donald Trump said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help in the case of three American college basketball players accused of shoplifting last week. But Ball — who is […]

United States beat Belarus to win first Fed Cup title since 2000

(CNN)CoCo Vandeweghe was instrumental in guiding the US to a first Fed Cup title in 17 years so it is perhaps no wonder that the world No.10 said afterwards that she is ready for a […]

The doctor transforming elite athletes with her all-seeing eye

(CNN)Look left, look right. Look up, look down. The South African has been described as the most successful person in sport. She is often called a visionary, a pioneer. She is the go-to coach for […]

Lindsey Vonn leads tributes to French skier killed in training crash

(CNN)American ski great Lindsey Vonn led tributes to French ski racer David Poisson who died after a crash in training. “This is devastating,” tweeted Vonn, America’s most decorated skier. “My deepest condolences to his family. […]

Colin Kaepernick tours Harlem as he is named GQ citizen of the year

Colin Kaepernick has been named GQs citizen of the year after a period in which his protest against injustice has seen him become one of the most divisive figures in America Colin Kaepernick has been […]

Olympic weightlifter auctions his gold medal for Iran quake victims

(CNN)Iran’s Olympic weightlifting champion Kianoush Rostami has put his gold medal up for auction to raise money for the victims of Sunday’s earthquake which left at least 452 people dead in Iran and Iraq. “I […]