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F1 star Lewis Hamilton under fire for ‘dodging tax’ on $20mn luxury jet

British Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton has been criticized for allegedly avoiding paying tax on a luxury jet he imported into England in 2013. The accusations are part of the Paradise Papers scandal which implicates some of the world’s wealthiest people.    According to leaked documents, Hamilton avoided paying tax on his luxury jet through a complex scheme involving the ...

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NFL star Zach Miller thanks surgeons for saving his leg

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 11:40 Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller has thanked medical staff for saving his left leg after the NFL star’s horrific injury in a recent game at New Orleans Saints. Miller posted a heartfelt note on his Twitter page in which he thanked fans, staff and players at the Bears, and the medical team that ...

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Prominent Russian sports host destroys his chair on air (VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:14 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 00:15 Prominent Russian media host Vasiliy Utkin crashed form his chair during a live broadcast on a sports radio. He confessed it was by far not the first one he had destroyed in his lifetime, just the first on camera. The incident occurred on Thursday, as Utkin took part ...

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‘Only a bad soldier doesn’t dream of being a general’ – Russian boxing world champ Dmitry Bivol

Russian boxing world champion Dmitry Bivol is fast becoming one of the most talked-about fighters not only within hardcore boxing circles, but around the world. With a relaxed and humble demeanor, maturity, and solid boxing skills, the 26-year-old Bivol has quickly established a solid fanbase, which is rapidly growing in size and fervor. In short, more and more people are ...

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Shaquille O’Neal can’t take the heat after eating world’s hottest tortilla chip (VIDEO)

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 18:01 NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal found himself in an uncomfortable situation after eating the world’s hottest tortilla chip during sports talk-show ‘Inside the NBA.’ Read more Former NBA legend O’Neal was attempting to take part in the ‘One Chip Challenge,’ which requires contests to eat a Paquie Carolina Reaper chip spiced with the hottest pepper ...

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Coach and agent jailed for million-dollar MLB player-smuggling racket

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 16:40 A Major League Baseball (MLB) coach and a sports agent convicted of smuggling Cuban players to the USA were sentenced to federal prison on Thursday. Julio Estrada and agent Bartolo Hernandez had been convicted in March. The pair were jailed for having organized an illegal international network aimed at bringing Cuban-born players to the ...

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Pizza companies reject Papa John’s criticism of NFL over sales downturn

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 15:37 After Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter blamed the National Football League’s (NFL) anthem protests for falling sales, other pizza companies have rejected any idea of a negative effect on their businesses. Pizza Hut, an official sponsor of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), said it had seen no impact from the ‘take a knee’ ...

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Date set for fight between Russian sports journalist & thug who punched TV reporter live on air

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 14:33 The viral video of a drunken thug randomly punching a TV reporter live on air in Moscow’s Gorky Park in August has led to a boxing fight that is set to happen next Friday. Video footage of the hooligan, later named as Aleksandr Orlov, randomly punching a TV reporter who was covering the Airborne ...

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Man United coach Mourinho pays $4mn Spanish tax debt following court hearing

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 11:28 Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to pay $ 4 million in tax debts accumulated during his time in charge of Real Madrid. The news comes following a Spanish court hearing on Friday. The self-styled ‘Special One’ appeared in court accused of tax evasion relating to his time in charge of Spanish giants ...

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Ferrari threatens to quit F1 over proposed changes

Ferrari has threatened to end its long and storied association with Formula 1 if the team doesn’t like the direction the sport takes under new US-based owners Liberty International. Ferrari chairman Sergio Marchionne told a conference call with analysts on Thursday that the team would consider quitting F1 from 2020 if changes proposed by Liberty Media, including for a new engine ...

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