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Soccer world mourns England ace Jimmy Greaves

Former England, Tottenham and Chelsea striker Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81, Spurs have announced. Greaves suffered a stroke in May 2015 which has left him wheelchair-bound and with severely impaired speech and Tottenham said he had died at home on Sunday morning. The Premier League club …

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Prolific striker Jimmy Greaves dies at 81

Jimmy Greaves, one of England’s greatest goal-scorers who was prolific for Tottenham, Chelsea and AC Milan has died. He was 81. With 266 goals in 379 appearances, Greaves was the all-time record scorer for Tottenham, who announced his death on Sunday. “Throughout his wonderful playing career, Jimmy’s strike rate was …

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Chris Cairns on ‘lengthy’ road to recovery

Former New Zealand all-rounder Chris Cairns is on the “long road” to recovery after revealing he suffered a spinal stroke in August. The 51-year-old was transferred to St Vincent’s on August 10 having initially had surgery in Canberra six days prior for a reported aortic dissection – a tear in …

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Pacquiao to run for Philippine president

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China. Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his political allies during the national assembly of the faction he leads in …

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