NBL star in trouble for offensive rainbow flag tweet

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. Perth Wildcats’ triple NBL champion Corey Webster has apologised for linking the LGBTQ community to mental illness. Webster responded to a social media comment with the LGBTQI+ rainbow flag and the question: “What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see this flag?” Perth Wildcats star Corey Webster.Credit: Getty In a

Ronnie O'Sullivan stops Luca Brecel from getting matching tattoo with girlfriend

Snooker world No 2 Luca Brecel will not be getting matching tattoos with girlfriend Laura Vanoverberghe despite losing the Shanghai Masters final to Ronnie O’Sullivan. The reigning world champion lost 11-9 in China to the world No 1. Despite Brecel rallying back from 3-1 down to lead 4-3 at one point and later being level at 7-7, O’Sullivan claimed a fourth Shanghai title in a row. Runner-up Brecel had agreed

Ronnie O'Sullivan 'gets scared looking at a snooker table' due to struggles

Football Digest: Newcastle primed for Champions League return Ronnie O’Sullivan has revealed that his ‘pretty useless’ form over the last 18 months has been affecting his confidence when it comes to playing in big tournaments. The Rocket came from behind against familiar foe John Higgins to reach the semi-finals of the Shanghai Masters on Thursday but was left frustrated by his own performance. The event marks O’Sullivan’s first tournament since

Freddie Flintoff ignored Piers Morgan for eight months after crash before text

Andrew Flintoff ignored celebrity pal Piers Morgan for eight months following his horrifying Top Gear crash. The England cricket legend has kept a low profile since he was taken to hospital after being seriously injured while filming for the motoring show at its test track at Dunsfold Aerodrome last December. Earlier this month, he was pictured in an England coaching kit on the home balcony at the opening one-day international

Snooker star Chia quit due to 'army constraints' and competes in Street Fighter

Princess Royal watched snooker championship final, Mark Selby says E-sports star Brandon Chia is set to compete in the Asian Games this year after his childhood adoration of the popular video game Street Fighter became his career. However, the Singaporean came incredibly close to becoming a ‘real life’ sportsman. After falling in love with snooker at a young age, many expected Chia to continue improving and eventually head into the

Ex-Wimbledon beauty Genie Bouchard adopts new sport after failed tennis comeback

Former Wimbledon finalist Genie Bouchard has taken up a new sport after failing to resurrect her tennis career. The Canadian beauty, who was ranked World No. 5 only a few years ago, has joined the professional pickleball tour, suggesting that she might have given tennis up for good. Pickleball, which is like a cross between tennis, badminton and table tennis, is the fastest growing sports in the US. Played on

Athlete somersaults during javelin throw as fans call him 'pure gold'

Portuguese thrower Leandro Ramos left athletics fans scratching their heads after witnessing his 'flipping' crazy javelin somersault throw at the World Athletics Championships. Running up to throw his first effort of the day in Group A of the men's javelin throw at the National Athletics Centre in Budapest, Ramos looked to be about to unfurl an orthodox attempt. However, at the point of launching his javelin into the air, Ramos

Streaker stormed the Athletics Championships track before Usain Bolt's last race

Usain Bolt’s farewell race at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London is also remembered for a naked streaker who burst onto the track before the race. Before Bolt’s last 100m race, the streaker broke onto the track and exposed every inch of himself to the stunned Olympic Stadium crowd and athletes. The serial streaker, Mark Roberts, had a message reading "PEACE + LOVE" written across his chest before he