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'Infection ate 8cm of my Achilles – they said I should be happy to walk again'

Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla says doctors told him he should be “satisfied” just to walk again after he contracted gangrene following an operation. The 32-year-old Spain international last played in October 2016 and had ankle surgery two months later. Despite eight operations, the wound did not heal and became infected. Midfielder Cazorla told Marca the infection had “eaten” the Achilles tendon on his right leg, adding: “There was eight centimetres of it missing.” Despite several successful antibiotic treatments, there were fears the former Villarreal and Malaga player could lose his leg…

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You Can’t Walk Around London’s Cemeteries Without Seeing Someone Famous (and Dead)

Sheldon Goodman was standing beside the granite tomb of the Duke of Cambridge when he felt the stranger’s eyes upon him. It was a crisp, spring day and the winding paths of west London’s Kensal Green Cemetery, thick with ivy and ornate stones, were mostly empty. From the corner of his eye, he spied a woman who seemed to be walking his way. But Goodman paid little attention. He’d come specifically to see the duke, Prince George of Cambridge, a grandson of George III and cousin of Queen Victoria. The…

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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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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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Helen Mirren, Jane Fonda walk for L'Oreal at Paris Fashion Week

Helen Mirren and Jane Fonda have hit the runway at Paris Fashion Week. The actresses (aged 72 and 79, respectively) were the stars of the L’Oreal show on the Champs-Élysées on Sunday. Actress Helen Mirren wears a creation for L’Oreal Spring/Summer 2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Sunday, Oct .1, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu) Photo: AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu The show was a first for the beauty brand, showcasing over 70 hair and makeup looks on some of their celebrity ambassadors. Both actresses have a history with the French beauty brand. Fonda has…

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