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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Donegal’s Karl Lacey announces inter-county retirement

Donegal defender and former Footballer of the Year Karl Lacey announced his retirement from inter-county football on Thursday evening.  Lacey played for Donegal for fourteen seasons but his greatest year arrived in 2012 when he was part of Jim McGuinness’s All-Ireland winning side.  A central figure

Crossbow bolt at cricket ‘could easily have been fatal’

Play has been abandoned in the County Championship match at The Oval after a crossbow bolt landed on the pitch. Test Match Special commentator Dan Norcross was at the stadium. He describes to Radio 4’s PM how the situation unfolded. “It’s cricket so the umpires

Mbappe moving to Paris St Germain from Monaco

Kylian Mbappe has joined Paris St Germain from Monaco, with the 18-year-old France striker moving on an initial season-long loan deal with an option for PSG to buy him outright next summer. The agreement, which came just hours before France’s World Cup qualifier against the

Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver expects stay beyond 2018

Hamilton’s victory at Spa-Francorchamps was his 200th race in Formula 1 Lewis Hamilton says he expects to sign a new contract at Mercedes to keep him at the Formula 1 team beyond 2018. Title rival Sebastian Vettel signed a new three-year deal this month to