London Marathon 2018 prize money: How much does the winner of this year’s Virgin Money race get?

One of the world’s most iconic races is upon us as thousands of competitors take to the capital’s streets today for the London Marathon 2018. For most it is merely a case of getting around the gruelling 26.2 mile course in one piece, but a handful of elite competitors will…

Istanbul derby erupts into violence as Besiktas coach left with huge gash in head after brawl between fans and players

Violence has marred the Istanbul derby between Besiktas and Fenerbache which had to be abandoned after a brawl between players and fans. Crowd trouble left Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş with stitches in his head after he was hit by an object from the rival team’s fans. Trouble erupted in the…

London Marathon 2018 celebrity runners: Katie Price, Chris Evans and Gordon Ramsey take part in race for charity

The London Marathon is no stranger to celebrities competing over its iconic 26.2 miles. And 2018 is no different. From Katie Price to Stephen Mangan a typical mix of celebrities from all different fields of work will be competing in the race. Chris Newton became the quickest celebrity ever in…

How many horses died at Grand National 2018 with Saint Are safely back in stables following fall

All 38 runners in the Grand National are back in the stables after 26 failed to finish the showpiece event. Many onlookers thought horse Saint Are was fatally injured as a jockey waved other competitors past the scene – but he is currently being looked at by vets. A green…

Maths brain-box reveals true eye-watering cost of filling Panini World Cup 2018 sticker book

The average cost for a single collector to complete Panini’s World Cup 2018 sticker book is £773.60, a leading mathematician has calculated. Professor Paul Harper has considered the best case scenario and the most likely cost of filling this year’s album after the Italian brand announced the cost of a…

What time is Italy vs Scotland? Six Nations 2018 live stream details, team news, odds and TV channel

Scotland will only think they’ve had a successful Six Nations if they beat Italy in Rome. Despite a fantastic win against England in the Calcutta Cup they still lost to Ireland and Wales and manager Gregor Townsend has rung the changes. And well he might. Scotland have not won an…