Ed Jackson: I want to be the first quadriplegic to climb Everest

Former Wasps player was told he would never walk again after an accident in 2017 but two years on his sights are set very high indeed I seem to be in a good mood all the time, Ed Jackson says as he Wasps and the French rugby player died its like a heart attack because of the spinal shock. Play Video 2:22 loss of his best friend, Tom Maynard, also strengthened Jackson. Maynard, a gifted county cricketer, died on a railway line in 2012 amid a personal crisis. Toms death was my first big trauma. Tom was like my brother. But I got through that. Then the accident happened. It wasnt as bad. What happened to Tom made me stronger. …

Anyone else would have kicked him out: celebrity flatmates reveal all

Stealing clothes, sharing a bed, cereal for dinner… from Shaun Ryder and Bez to the boys from Busted, former housemates remember their first house share He could burn all your clothes, eat all your food, rob all your money, but hed always have your back in a fight Happy Mondays bandmate blackgrapemusic.com. Happy Mondays play Katherine Ryan lived with photographer Katherine Woroniecka when they were undergraduates at Ryerson University in Toronto in 2001 Comedian Katherine Ryan (left) and Katherine Woroniecka. Katherine Ryan I met Katherine the day we both moved to the big city from our respective small towns. We were 18 years old. Our landlady, Bonnie, was a very eccentric older lady with a cat and a lovely house …

Khlo Kardashian Defends Dating Basketball Players Following Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal! – Perez Hilton

Things got a little bit awkward Monday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live! when Khloé Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kim Kardashian West stopped by for the Vegas show… At least when the topic of the youngest’s cheating baby daddy was brought up! Without naming Tristan Thompson, the late night TV host slipped in a question about “this character” and whether KoKo should find a new type of guy to date. Putting her on the spot, Kimmel shot: “I do want to ask about this character that you had a baby with. Is it time to stop dating basketball players?” Looking a little taken back, True Thompson‘s momma replied: “I don’t know. I like what I like. What can I say?” Yikes! …

NCAA tournament: Michigan State upend Duke to join Auburn in Final Four

Cassius Winston powered the second-seeded Spartans past Zion Williamsons Duke to join surprise package Auburn in Minneapolis Cassius Winston put Michigan State on his shoulders and carried the Spartans into the Final Four for the first time since 2015. The do-everything point guard took over the game when his team faced its biggest deficit and led second-seeded Michigan State to a 68-67 victory over overall No 1 seed Duke on Sunday in the East Region final. Duke boasted the biggest stars in Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett, but Winston shined brightest with 20 points and 10 assists. He made nine of his 23 shots and never shied away from shooting. Now is not the time to doubt yourself, Winston said. …

Here’s Why Lori Loughlin Is Relying On Her ‘Actress Side’ Now – Perez Hilton

Was it weird for Lori Loughlin to be signing autographs before heading into Boston federal court on Wednesday?? Maybe. And greeting the prosecutors ready to bring her down?? Just a bit. However, that’s apparently because the 54-year-old is struggling with how to deal with the negative attention, AKA “uncharted territory,” as a source put it. An E! News insider opened up about the actress’ seemingly odd behavior as she and husband Mossimo Giannulli surrendered their passports to a judge this week. “She was obviously extremely nervous and the actress side of Lori came out. She doesn’t know how else to be in public.” The Fuller House star is only following her natural instincts, despite facing attention for “something so negative”: …

British boxer disqualified after biting opponent during heavyweight bout

(CNN)A British heavyweight boxing match ended in chaos after a fighter bit his opponent and was disqualified on Saturday. The British Boxing Board of Control’s website says Ali was disqualified, with the win awarded to the 35-year-old Price. “Rule #1. Don’t bite a Scouser in Liverpool,” tweeted boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. Fans at the venue throw drinks at Ali as he was escorted away from the ring. “He shouldn’t be allowed back in a boxing ring again,” former British boxer Tony Bellew told Sky Sports. In 1997, US heavyweight Mike Tyson famously lost to Evander Holyfield after being disqualified for biting his opponent’s ear. Tyson was fined $3 million and his Nevada boxing license was revoked for one year. “He …

The quick, messy death of the AAF, Silicon Valley’s complement to the NFL

The Alliance of American Football was always going to struggle, despite a reasonable product on the field. But its legacy may live on in live betting It ended with a bang and a whimper. The bang was the head injury suffered last Saturday by the Alliance of American Footballs star name, Johnny Manziel, which forced the quarterback out of the game and to the sideline, where via an email to employees on Tuesday that the AAF is suspending operations (it has not technically folded) two months after its opening game, becoming the latest league to prove that despite footballs immense popularity, the NFL is the only professional game that matters. Its pretenders always debut with hype and hope and end …

Is Prince Harry right on Fortnite ban?

Of Fortnite, he said: “That game shouldn’t be allowed. Where is the benefit of having it in your household? “It’s created to addict, an addiction to keep you in front of a computer for as long as possible. It’s so irresponsible. “It’s like waiting for the damage to be done and kids turning up on your doorsteps and families being broken down.” He added that social media was “more addictive than alcohol and drugs”. What is Fortnite? Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There are an estimated 32.4 million gamers in the UK. “Games fire up response systems in your brain and other things don’t bring you as much joy,” he told the MPs. “I was thinking, ‘Why would I …

Sports Writer Challenges Trump To $100,000 Game Of Golf

Donald Trump to put his money where his mouth is. wrote about Trump’s alleged golf cheating and false boasts in his new book Commander In Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump, on Tuesday laid down the gauntlet for a $100,000 winner-takes-all game with the president. Don Lemon. Check out the clip here: Reilly also suggested that Trump’s “grudge” against Puerto Rico correlates with a soured golf course deal on the island, and explained why the sport may be responsible for Trump’s embrace of He added that the late golf champion Arnold Palmer would be “rolling in his grave about the big orange splotch” that Trump has put “on the game that I love.” Download Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & …

Kevin De Bruyne slips into gear and drives Manchester City past Cardiff

Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal and looked close to his best as Manchester City beat Cardiff 2-0 to retake top spot from Liverpool Manchester City did what they desired, a 26th Premier League win of the season taking the champions ahead of Liverpool by a point with each title challenger having six matches to play. Pep Guardiolas team cantered to victory, though the manager may be unhappy at the slew of chances they spurned. Still, with the FA Cup semifinal against Brighton on Saturday in mind, the manager can be content at having come through the game while resting several players. Yet Oleksandr Zinchenko was forced off and with Fabian Delph already injured Guardiola may consider Benjamin Mendy …

Tottenham opens $1.3 billion stadium in London with win

Tottenham, London (CNN)In the end, it was worth the wait. “It’s just amazing,” Son told Sky Sports. “What an unbelievable stadium. The noise was just so loud. “To score the first goal at this stadium … I just want to say to thank you to my teammates and the fans. “White Hart Lane is our history but the new stadium … I can’t believe it. To play in it is an amazing feeling. It’s a bit different from Wembley. Wembley was not our home.” This was some homecoming for the Spurs, which walked onto the field to the sound of a brass band playing the club’s “Glory, Glory, Tottenham Hotspur” anthem, followed by a spectacular firework display. Initially scheduled to …

Federer defeats Isner to win 101st career singles title at Miami Open

(CNN)Roger Federer defeated defending champion John Isner in straight sets at the Miami Open on Sunday to win his 101st career singles title. Isner, 33, told ATP he had started feeling pain in his foot during the first set of the match. “It’s a terrible feeling, because you’re on an island out there, and you have no teammates to hide behind. I was going up against the greatest player ever, playing in this incredible atmosphere and my foot’s killing me,” he said. “Not that I would have won the match, anyways, let’s make that clear, but I think I could have made for a more interesting match and one that was a little more fun. Roger was too good.” Second …

Big university gender pay gap revealed

This is the second year that both public and private sector companies have been required to report their gender pay gap figures. Want to find out the gender pay gap where you work? Try the calculator below. How big is the pay gap at…? Type in a company name below …for every £10 the average man earns… …the average woman takes home [[PercOfMen]] Number of companies by pay gap >50 25 0% 25 >50 If you cannot see the calculator, please click here The public sector employs 5.3 million people, representing about one-sixth of the UK workforce. Many universities also report a high bonus gender gap – the difference between what men and women are paid in bonuses. The University …

Charles Leclercs Bahrain brilliance heralds start of a new dynamic in F1 | Giles Richards

It is a matter of time before the Ferrari driver Charles Leclerc tastes victory and his reaction to disappointment in Sundays Bahrain Grand Prix marked him out as a star Charles Leclerc took the crushing disappointment of taking pole position with a lap three-tenths quicker than the German. In the race, after a poor start that was his only slip dropped him to third, composure and a clinical recovery followed. He passed Valtteri Bottas and then flew after Vettel. He was quicker but the team told him to hold position for two laps. However, he saw an opportunity and took it decisively at turn four. Other inexperienced or indeed less hungry drivers might have felt holding station to their senior …

Lori Loughlin & Felicity Huffman Face Boston Judge Amid College Cheating Scandal! – Perez Hilton

On Wednesday, Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman appeared at a Boston courthouse to address their college cheating scandal. Last month, over 40 people, including the two actresses, were arrested and charged for their alleged involvement in fraudulent schemes — including tampering with test scores and fabricating college application details — to get their children into prestigious schools such as Georgetown University, Stanford University, UCLA, the University of San Diego, USC, University of Texas, Wake Forest, and Yale. When the Fuller House star showed up to court with husband Mossimo Giannulli, who was also charged, she was greeted by fans who cheered, waved, and even carried cutouts featuring her face. The thespian gave a quick wave back, and said, “Thank you,” before entering the building. According to a video obtained by ABC News, one …

Fulham relegated after Watfords Will Hughes opens the floodgates

Fulhams relegation from the Premier League was confirmed by a 4-1 defeat at Watford Another one bites the dust. Three days after against Everton their victory over Manchester United. But such an outcome looked unlikely during a first half in which the home sides performance was for the most part lamentable. Fulham fans try to keep their spirits up at Vicarage Road. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Within 10 minutes the away fans were lustily ol-ing every pass as Fulham dominated possession, and suggesting in somewhat crude terms that the fact that Aleksandar Mitrovic, back in the team after a stomach injury, had a headed effort however wide it went reflected poorly on their opponents. But in this early period, when …