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Britain’s Got Talent champion dog Pudsey dies

Britain’s Got Talent winner Pudsey the dog has died, ITV has confirmed. The border collie, bichon frise and Chinese crested cross won the contest in 2012 with owner Ashleigh Butler. A post on the show’s Twitter feed said: “We are saddened to hear that today we lost Pudsey, a most marvellous winner. Our thoughts are with Ashleigh.” The pair became famous for their dance routine to the Mission Impossible theme, and were the first dog act to win the competition. Pudsey and Ashleigh, from Wellingborough in Northamptonshire, had worked together…

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Premier League transfers: revealing the done deals that lead to the title – the signings made by every champion side

Jovan Kirovski (Unattached), Pat McGibbon (Portadown), and Dion Dublin (Cambridge United – pictured above, left), all arrived at Old Trafford in the summer of 1992. Of course, they also made a pretty important signing in November. Thursday, July 20, 2017 More than ever, the transfer window is vital in the Premier League. If you’re going to win the title, you need to do excellent business off the pitch, or it’s unlikely you’ll do it on it. Last summer, Chelsea wisely purchased Leicester City’s N’Golo Kante, David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain,…

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The Open 2017: Defending champion Henrik Stenson to partner Jordan Spieth

Media playback is not supported on this device 2017 Open Championship on the BBC Venue: Royal Birkdale Dates: 20-23 July Live: Listen to BBC Radio 5 live commentary and follow text updates – including in-play video clips – on BBC Sport website and mobile app. TV highlights on BBC Two. Click for full times. Defending champion Henrik Stenson will partner former world number one Jordan Spieth in the first two rounds of The Open at Royal Birkdale. Another eye-catching pairing features current world number one Dustin Johnson playing alongside Rory…

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Have you seen It Takes A Nation To Raise A Champion?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Kuala Lumpur 2017, the brand name of the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games that will be held in the Malaysian capitol, has recently released a string of promotional videos on its official YouTube channel. The latest are Bahasa Malaysia and English music videos of the KL2017 official theme song, Bersama Kita Lahirkan […] Music – Star2.com

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Joseph Parker visits talkSPORT: The world heavyweight champion on facing Anthony Joshua in 2018, his fight with Hughie Fury and more

Joseph Parker is aiming to rule the heavyweight division Tuesday, July 11, 2017 Joseph Parker has told talkSPORT he is targeting a 2018 showdown with Anthony Joshua. The unbeaten WBO heavyweight champion was a special studio guest on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on Tuesday and outlined his ambition to take on the British superstar. Joshua holds the WBA, IBF and IBO titles and has won all his 19 fights as a professional, with his latest success a thrilling 11th-round stoppage of Wladimir Klitschko. Asked if he could face Joshua next summer,…

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Mo Farah: Fancy Bears hack prompts response from Olympic champion

Mo Farah stressed he has “never failed a blood test” following the release of hacked documents which appear to show his test results once caused suspicion. Hackers Fancy Bears published documents on Wednesday which state Farah returned a sample which needed further testing. The data goes on to show Farah was then cleared when his results were later viewed as “normal”. “We have never been informed of any of Mo’s test results being outside of the legal parameters,” a spokesperson said. “Nor has Mo ever been contacted by the IAAF…

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I'm fit for Wimbledon – defending champion Murray

Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST Live: Coverage across BBC TV, BBC Radio and BBC Sport website with further coverage on Red Button, Connected TVs and app. Click for full times. World number one Andy Murray says he will be fit to defend his Wimbledon title, despite struggling with a hip injury. The Briton, 30, picked up the problem earlier this week and was hobbling during practice sessions at the All England Club. Murray plays Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik in Monday’s opening…

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