Peter Thiel makes offer to buy Gawker, the news site he helped bankrupt

Venture capitalist faces legal hurdles by bidding for site, which has been shut down for more than a year following Hulk Hogan lawsuit he bankrolled Venture capitalist Peter Thiel has made an offer for Gawker, […]

2018 Winter Olympics: the latest battleground between athletes and Trump?

The Winter Games are rarely a hotbed of political intrigue. But these are strange times and athletes want to make their voices heard When Lindsey Vonn looked toward the Pyeongchang Winter Games, which kick off […]

Israeli minister forces NBA website to remove phrase ‘occupied territory’

NBA deletes phrase after Miri Regev says it is at odds with Donald Trumps recognition of Jerusalem as Israels capital Israels far-right sports and culture minister has taken credit for forcing the US National Basketball […]

Chinese mall unveils #TrumpDog statue to celebrate year of the dog

The canine statue sports a frown, an index finger pointing straight up and Trumps signature hairstyle, rendered in gold As China prepares to ring in the Lunar New Year, one shopping mall has declared it […]

Stock markets rally as Donald Trump plays Santa over tax

As the year draws to an end, the Dow and FTSE 100 are close to record highs but there could be some volatility ahead Its a tradition of stock markets that December usually sees a […]

Fifa trial: two ex-soccer officials found guilty on multiple charges of corruption

Juan Angel Napout and Jos Maria Marin both found guilty, after corruption was revealed to have spanned decades and resulted in $150m in bribes Two former South American football officials were found guilty on multiple […]

Prince Harry interviews Barack Obama for Today programme guest slot

Teaser released by Kensington Palace for show on 27 December shows prince and former president joking together If youre set to guest edit a nations flagship morning radio show, it probably helps to have the […]

White House says US ‘looks forward’ to participating in Winter Olympics

The White House has moved to quell doubts over the United States participation in next years Winter Olympics in South Korea The White House has moved to quell doubts over Americas participation in next years […]

Former USA Gymnastics doctor given 60 years in prison for child abuse images

A judge has sentenced the longtime USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor to 60 years in federal prison for child abuse imagery crimes An elite Michigan sports doctor who possessed images of child abuse […]

South Korea Winter Olympics: doubts raised over American athletes taking part

Nikki Haley, US ambassador to the United Nations, says the situation with North Korea has to be watched closely to ensure safety of sports stars The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, has […]