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N Ireland must channel anger after bewildering penalty decision – O'Neill

Northern Ireland must “channel the anger” of a controversial penalty decision to beat Switzerland when the sides meet again in Sunday’s World Cup play-off second leg, says manager Michael O’Neill. The Swiss lead 1-0 thanks to Ricardo Rodriguez’s spot-kick after Corry Evans was deemed to have handled. “I am staggered by the decision – it is bewildering,” said O’Neill. “The players are angry but we have to find a way to get a result on Sunday.” What exactly happened? This was billed as Northern Ireland’s biggest home match in more…

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Disney Channel makes history with first gay storyline

The Disney Channel is introducing a gay storyline for the first time in its show Andi Mack. The channel is to set to make history when its season two premiere airs on Friday in the US. It will see best friends Andi (Peyton Elizabeth Lee) and Cyrus (Joshua Rush) both admit they are attracted to the same boy. A Disney spokesperson says the show “sends a powerful message about inclusion and respect for humanity”. The statement added that the show’s creator, Terri Minsky – who also made the hit Disney…

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Anthony Joshua v Carlos Takam: Listen live on talkSPORT – Live stream, TV channel and ring walk times

You can listen to exclusive live commentary of Anthony Joshua v Carlos Takam on Saturday, October 28 only on talkSPORT Back in April, Anthony Joshua established himself as the number one heavyweight in the world by scoring an 11th round technical knockout over former long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. AJ unified the WBA and IBF belts in a fight for the ages in front of 90,000 people, but now has to get back to business as the time has come for him to make a mandatory defence called by…

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Channel 4 show about Muslims accused of 'brownface'

Channel 4 is facing criticism for dressing a white woman as a Pakistani Muslim for a new documentary. My Week as a Muslim sees her integrated into a Manchester family after May’s terrorist attack in the city. Katie Freeman, an NHS healthcare assistant with professed anti-Muslim views, is made-over with prosthetics, brown skin and a hijab. Fozia Khan, the show’s producer, said it was designed to show what it’s like to be a Muslim in Britain. “The programme allowed Katie to meaningfully walk in the shoes of someone from a…

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Lisa Wilkinson's exit from Channel Nine is far from a victory for women

I want to be happy for Lisa Wilkinson. Really I do.   It’s not every day that a woman on television — and Australian commercial television no less — switches networks and lands a contract that could make her close to, if not the, highest earner in the business.   Play VideoDon’t Play Up Next Kathy Griffin: ‘You’re full of crap’ Play VideoDon’t Play Video duration 00:31 More Entertainment News Videos Previous slideNext slide Lisa Wilkinson dumps Nine for Ten The Today host has made a shock departure from the popular breakfast show to…

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When is Anthony Joshua v Kubrat Pulev: Date? Venue? TV channel? Ring walk time? Tickets? LIVE?

Back in April, Anthony Joshua established himself as the number one heavyweight in the world by scoring an eleventh round technical knockout over former long-reigning champion Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. AJ unified the WBA and IBF belts in a fight for the ages in front of 90,000 people, but now has to get back to business as the time has come for him to make a mandatory defence called by the IBF. His challenger, Kubrat Pulev fought his way back to the top of the IBF rankings following his sole…

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Boxing will channel my anger – Ferdinand on his new challenge

Media playback is not supported on this device Former Manchester United and England footballer Rio Ferdinand says taking up boxing gives him welcome focus after a period in which he has “been through quite a few things in my life”. His wife Rebecca was 34 when she died from breast cancer in May 2015. Ferdinand – who has three children – retired from football the same year. “This is another way to channel that aggression, anger sometimes, and emotions into something I can be really focused on,” said the 38-year-old….

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