News articles

One of the articles I sub-edited for the Daily Mail, during the 2019 Women’s World Cup

This page will continue updating over time! This is the bulk of my best news-related articles across all sports and categories, sorted by ascending order in a monthly format. Articles written pre-January 2022 have been archived and don’t feature in this list, to avoid clutter. 

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2022:

May
Ja Morant listed as doubtful for rest of playoffs with right knee bone bruise
Canelo: Patience key in weekend’s LHW title battle with Bivolsuffers first pro defeat since 2013
Eimantas Stanionis refutes Hearn’s claim on prospective Benn fight, eyes Errol Spence next

April
Stevenson feels Saturday night will see a superstar turn; Valdez hails Canelo tutelage
Whyte typically bullish ahead of long-awaited title fight vs. heavily favoured Fury
ATP calls Wimbledon’s impending ban of Russian, Belarusian players discrimination
2021-22 NBA award finalists named: Jordan Poole, Jaren Jackson Jr snubbed for MIP shortlist
He’s an angry, emotional power puncher: Van Heerden dismisses Benn then suffers R2 TKO
NBA news digest: Head coach movement, injury updates and more as playoffs inbound
Miami Open: Alcaraz ascends to rally past Ruud, wins historic maiden Masters 1000 title

March
Timo Werner working with agent to engineer summer departure from Chelsea
Tottenham, Sociedad among clubs monitoring Rennes manager Bruno Genesio
“No perfect time, but this was mine” – Barty discusses shock retirement in press conference
Contingency plans: Adeyemi fee impasse, BVB also linked with other Haaland replacements
Battle of south London booked: Joshua Buatsi vs. Craig Richards LHW clash set for May 21
Nuggets head coach Michael Malone confirms key duo Jamal Murray, Porter Jr won’t return soon
Scary rhabdomylosis diagnosis forces Ortiz Jr out of weekend McKinson fight
Repeat or revenge? Rose Namajunas vs. Carla Esparza 2 set for UFC 274 co-main event on May 7
Indian Wells 2022: Badosa warns Alcaraz and Raducanu over social media, as latter loses again
Lakers’ big man Anthony Davis recovering, hopeful of playoff return after foot issue
UFC Vegas 50: Thiago Santos, Magomed Ankalaev excited before LHW title eliminator
After last month’s injustice, Catterall returns to training but remains left in the lurch
I have to beat Ugas, then we’ll see: Spence Jr on possible Crawford unification bout
UFC 272: Chimaev? Win some big fights then I’ll destroy you like Masvidal, Covington insists
Regret or satisfied? Bradley Beal hints at re-signing with Wizards this coming offseason
After whirlwind 2021 season, Leylah Fernandez motivated to defend her Monterrey title

February
Ahead of rebooked Jack Catterall 140lb title defence, Josh Taylor eyes welterweight move
ATP Dubai: Vesely ousts Djokovic in quarters, Medvedev confirmed as new world no. 1
Nuggets to extend DeMarcus Cousins’ contract, 76ers sign Cauley-Stein to 10-day deal
Long overdue: Amir Khan, Kell Brook exchange words ahead of Saturday’s grudge match
Tyrese Haliburton is point guard of our future, says Pacers’ president Kevin Pritchard
Wawrinka targeting April return date, Bencic reveals COVID-19 complications
Errol Spence Jr vs. Yordenis Ugas welterweight title unification clash set for April 16
Andy Murray’s coaching conundrum continues, del Potro reveals retirement decision
Staying ready: Calvin Kattar keen for UFC 273 back-up role ahead of Volk-Zombie title fight
Thurman vows to produce increased workrate against bullish Barrios this weekend

January
NBA trade speculation: Dragic, Holmes and more including mooted Randle-Fox showcase
Rising welterweight star Jaron Ennis expecting busy 2022, targets world title push
Keys, Badosa, Kokkinakis and Karatsev all clinch titles as warm-up events end
UFC 271: Ahead of rematch, Whittaker says ego cost him in knockout loss to Adesanya
Australian Open 2022: Nishikori withdraws with hip injury, Djokovic situation unresolved
COVID-19: Callum Johnson withdraws from Smith Jr title fight, Anthony Yarde eyes matters
Naomi Osaka focusing on having fun, admits overly caring about results and rankings
Warriors’ Klay Thompson to return — After 942 days out, he scores 17 vs. Cavs in special return
Australian Open 2022: Stefanos Tsitsipas’ elbow flare-up a concern as Slam nears


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Mick Schumacher celebrates the second place in the second race and wins the European Formula 3 Championship 2018 after the final race of the Formula...

2021
Tennis coaches of 2021 revealed, Alcaraz and Tsitsipas target strong 2022
Kambosos Jr: Here to fight the best, but now? I’m the shot caller
Canelo Alvarez insists this weekend’s unification title fight vs. Caleb Plant is personal
No rush: UFC heavyweight prospect Tom Aspinall happy for gradual growth
Raducanu runner-up in WTA Chicago; Murray hails her potentialMats Wilander issues warning
Primetime: Gervonta Davis, Vasiliy Lomachenko earn contrasting knockout victories
French Open 2021: Djokovic, Federer and defending champ Nadal in same halfNovak wins RG
Euro 2020: Karim Benzema to make France return after six-year absence
Don’t compare exciting teen Carlos Alcaraz to Rafael Nadal, warns Juan Carlos Ferrero
That was quick: Jose Mourinho agrees Roma deal, replacing Paulo Fonseca in July
Gianluigi Donnarumma renewal talks rumble on; Milan target Mike Maignanhe joins PSG
Jrue Holiday signs four-year, $160m maximum extension deal with Buckshelps Bucks win title
UFC 261: Usman-Masvidal 2 set to headline full crowd PPV in JacksonvilleUsman earns R2 KO
Qatar Open: Federer beats Evans in three-set thriller after 405 days outanother injury update
Exceeded expectations: Hornets chairman Michael Jordan praises rookie LaMelo Ball
Eddie Hearn insists Billy Joe Saunders is toughest test for Canelo Álvarezsuffers first pro loss
Australian Open 2021: Injuries pile up as warm-up events draw to close
Shawn Porter refusing to give up on Terence Crawford title boutfights valiantly, then retires
Sevilla signing Alejandro Gomez has no regrets, ready for new challenges
After Teofimo Lopez loss, Vasiliy Lomachenko keen to excel in 2021returns to the top table
Despite clay struggles, Medvedev backed for future greatness by Tipsarevicwins US Open

2020
Kubrat Pulev vows to expose Anthony Joshuagets knocked out in nine rounds
Joe Joyce believes he’ll outsmart Daniel Duboisultimately inflicts his first pro defeat
NBA Draft: Minnesota Timberwolves take Anthony Edwards with number 1 pick
Jannik Sinner beats Vasek Pospisil, becomes youngest ATP title-winner in 12 years
French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal concerned ahead of his Slam returnthen wins the title!
Kim Clijsters promises she still has ‘good tennis left’ in second retirement return
Barbara Schett: Dominic Thiem will be in good shape once tennis resumesclinches US Open!
Dortmund complete £23m signing of Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham
Leeds promoted to the Premier League, after Huddersfield Town stun West Brom
Man City’s two-year UCL ban lifted by Court of Arbitration for sport
Bayern Munich agree £54.8m deal to sign Manchester City’s Leroy Sane
Chelsea activate Timo Werner’s £49m release clause, close to dealhe explains decision to join
Andy Ruiz’s new coach Eddy Reynoso warned: watch him closely or he’ll be lazy
Lautaro Martinez’s agent: Barca, Real, Chelsea & City have all called about him
COVID-19
Coronavirus intensifies across sport as events, matches cancelled or postponed
NBA suspends season indefinitely, after Jazz’ Rudy Gobert contracts COVID-19
Premier League, EFL both suspended until April 4th at the earliest
2020 Tokyo Olympics suspended until summer of 2021
NBA ‘angling’ to cancel 2019-20 season, preparing for scenarios
McLaren boss Zak Brown warns F1 could lose four teams unless big changes are made
Aguero reveals players are scared, despite proposed Premier League restart
Pre-pandemic
Borussia Dortmund close to €35m move for Birmingham City wonderkid Jude Bellingham
Arsenal to hold contract extension talks with teenage star Bukayo Saka, as interest increases
Karl Robinson on Dan Agyei, an angry second-half and Oxford’s spirited effort at Burton
Sergio Aguero breaks Henry and Shearer’s PL records as City thrash Aston Villa 6-1
Kevin Love increasingly unsettled as reports of discontent, team row emerge

2019
Mikel Arteta announced as new Arsenal manager
Barca, Liverpool target Amine Harit signs new Schalke deal until 2024
Confirmed: Impressive start sees Blazers guarantee Carmelo Anthony’s contract
Tottenham sack Mauricio Pochettino, preparing Jose Mourinho as replacement
Oleksandr Usyk eyeing big guns in 2020 ahead of heavyweight debut
Manchester United splash world-record £80m for Leicester defender Harry Maguire
Arsenal complete £72m club-record signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe
Fulham midfield wonderkid Harvey Elliott set for Liverpool move
Chelsea bypass transfer ban, complete £40m Mateo Kovacic signing
Manchester United agree £50m deal with Crystal Palace for Aaron Wan-Bissaka
Ribery and Robben score in fitting finale, Bayern clinch Bundesliga on final day
New Orleans primed for Zion Williamson after winning no.1 pick in NBA Draft Lottery
Bayern Munich to sign Atletico Madrid’s Lucas Hernandez for record £68m
English youth products overtaken Bundesliga and German talents, says Dortmund director Zorc

2018
Julian Draxler nowhere near his potential, says former coach
Toto Wolff tips Mick Schumacher for greatness after teen wins Formula 3 Championship
Raheem Sterling praises Jadon Sancho as teenager settles quickly with England
England squad announced: Maddison, Mount and Sancho earn first call-ups
Thibaut Courtois completes £35m Real move, Kovacic loaned to Chelsea
Tearful Andres Iniesta confirms he will leave Barcelona at season’s end
Lukaku believes he deserves more respect for his goalscoring record
Groves: Eubank Jr will pay for too much pre-fight talkingsoundly beats him
Conte admits his Chelsea side played with fear at Watford, lack character