As any child knows, an apology doesn’t count if you cross your fingers behind your back while making it.
George Groves finds himself at a crossroads after a split-decision loss to Badou Jack in his third bid for a world title. It came on the undercard of Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.
In a weekend of turmoil, all anyone could be certain of about the women’s final of the US Open was that the winner would not be Serena Williams but would be fluent in Italian – and not a soul predicted that Flavia Pennetta, in halting English, would turn her victory speech into a farewell to tennis.
Jeremy Corbyn set himself firmly against British involvement in airstrikes against Islamic State (Isis) targets in Iraq and Syria by calling for “peaceful solutions”, as he described bombing as the easy option.
After a startled-looking Jeremy Corbyn fought his way through supporters cheering “Jez we can” and waving placards saying “I voted Jeremy”, he was escorted immediately up to the third floor of the QEII Centre in Westminster.
Jeremy Corbyn’s landslide election as Labour leader has been greeted with praise from left-leaning politicians on several continents, but a great deal of scepticism from the international press.
Michael Owen looks ahead to today’s Premier League clash between Leicester City and Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium.
The North London side face the Wearsiders today and will have the goal of getting their first win of the season.
Former West Ham United hero Trevor Sinclair has dropped the biggest hint yet that he is ready to join Slaven Bilic's East London revolution.
Norwich City favourite Dean Ashton declared himself astonished that Bradley Johnson was sold to Derby County and was unimpressed Matt Jarvis was brought in from West Ham United.
The former Liverpool star has also questioned why the side aren't playing to Christian Benteke's strengths.