Tag Archives: Brian

Talking Horses: a win for the north as Brian Hughes is champion jockey | Sport

Three weeks after horse racing in Britain was stopped by the coronavirus, the authorities have confirmed that Brian Hughes is champion jockey for the season that was supposed to end at Sandown a fortnight on Saturday. Hughes got the news on Monday while celebrating the first birthday of his daughter, …

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UFC’s Brian Ortega apologizes for slapping Korean rapper Jay Park at fight | Sport

UFC featherweight contender Brian Ortega has apologized for allegedly slapping Korean rapper Jay Park during a scuffle at Saturday’s UFC 248 card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Park, who has recently served as the interpreter for the Korean featherweight Chan Sung Jung, was said to have angered Ortega …

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Definitly Red on Grand National trail for ebullient Brian Ellison | Sport

The popular veteran Definitly Red is among the favourites for the Grand National, following a wide-margin victory on Saturday. Now 11 years old, Brian Ellison’s game steeplechaser was unlucky to be knocked out of the Aintree race three years ago and will be given the chance to complete some unfinished …

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Emma Hayes channels spirit of Brian Clough for Continental Cup final | Suzanne Wrack | Football

It may be Chelsea’s first Continental Cup final but Emma Hayes is more overawed by the City Ground venue than the trophy. “The minute we got through I thought: ‘Oh God, I’m going to Cloughie’s home,’” says Chelsea’s manager, before her team take on the five-times winners Arsenal for the …

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Brian O’Driscoll accuses Eddie Jones of ‘scaremongering’ in Six Nations barb | Sport

Brian O’Driscoll has accused Eddie Jones of “scaremongering” and admitted he relished the sight of the England head coach’s comments backfiring so spectacularly in France this month. Jones was widely ridiculed after his threat to face the French with “absolute brutality” was met with a below-par 24-17 defeat in Paris …

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Talking Horses: Brian Hughes given three-day ban for weighing in light | Sport

A dropped weight cloth is threatening to become a serious problem for Brian Hughes as he seeks to make himself champion jump jockey for the first time. Hughes weighed in light by 5lb after winning on Bingo D’Olivate at Carlisle on Monday and, because a stewards’ inquiry could not establish …

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