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‘Travellers’ force cancellation of Milton Keynes school sports day

Image caption A number of Romany Gypsies are parked on a field at Milton Keynes Rugby Club off Emerson Valley An infant school sports day has been cancelled after about 20 caravans moved on to…

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Sports day: Cardiff school warns parents against video challenges

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Some parents have brought video “evidence” into a school in Cardiff to dispute sports day results Teachers are unhappy at parents using video footage to challenge results of a…


Sports Direct launches House of Fraser legal action

Image copyright Getty Images Mike Ashley’s Sports Direct has launched legal action against House of Fraser, following the firm’s move to close stores as part of a rescue plan. The sports chain owns an 11.1%…


Simon Thomas leaves Sky Sports job to focus on caring for son

Image copyright Rex Features Image caption Simon Thomas’ wife of 13 years, Gemma, died last year Sky Sports anchor Simon Thomas, whose wife died suddenly of cancer last year, has announced he is leaving his…


Primark and JD Sports buck UK retail gloom

Image copyright Reuters Associated British Foods, owner of Primark, has hailed the clothing chain’s UK performance as “remarkable” after a boost in like-for-like sales. However, the UK results were not enough to offset a decline…


Fox’s offices raided amid sports cartel probe

The offices of Fox Networks Group have been raided by the European Commission amid a probe into sports broadcasting rights. The Commission has carried out unannounced inspections in several member states at companies that distribute…


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