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‘This is our safe haven’: WNBA guard Shavonte Zellous describes how basketball has helped LGBT players

‘This is our safe haven’: WNBA guard Shavonte Zellous describes how basketball has helped LGBT players New York Liberty guard Shavonte Zellous took to the Madison Square Garden court donning rainbow-coloured sneakers with “Orlando Strong”, “Orlando United”, and “LGBT” scrawled on them – a special tribute to the victims of the mass shooting that claimed…

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Wimbledon order of play: What time does Serena Williams play and where can I watch?

Wimbledon order of play: What time does Serena Williams play and where can I watch? Centre Court (1pm start) (5) Simona Halep (Rom) v (4) Angelique Kerber (Ger) (1) Serena Williams (USA) v (21) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (Rus) (14) Radek Stepanek (Cze) & Nenad Zimonjic (Ser) v (2) Bob Bryan (USA) & Mike Bryan (USA) Court…

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Britain has been lucky to have the Independent on Sunday for 26 years – and it was a privilege to be its editor

Britain has been lucky to have the Independent on Sunday for 26 years – and it was a privilege to be its editor It was 26 years ago. It was my first job on a newspaper. The staff list was stellar, the approach to news and analysis was fresh and exciting. But it was destined…

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Inside Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian jail, an Islamist prisoner talks of the regret for his killing

Inside Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian jail, an Islamist prisoner talks of the regret for his killing Many Saudis were inspired by television images to fight in Syria Getty Unlike his fellow prisoners, Hamoud Saleh Hamed does not wear leg shackles when he is pushed on a spanking new wheelchair into the Syrian prison governor’s guest room…

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The Legend of Tarzan doing better than expected at US box office

The Legend of Tarzan doing better than expected at US box office As reported earlier this week, things aren’t looking particularly bright over at the US box office; both $100+ million budget The BFG and The Legend of Tarzan are expected to flop in cinemas despite being directed by Steven Spielberg and David Yates, respectively. …

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Amir Khan ‘would love’ to represent Pakistan at Rio 2016 Olympics after AIBA vote to allow professionals

Amir Khan ‘would love’ to represent Pakistan at Rio 2016 Olympics after AIBA vote to allow professionals Amir Khan has welcomed the move to allow professional boxers to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympics and admits he “would love” to fight for Pakistan this summer. At an extraordinary congress on Wednesday, the International Boxing Association…

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The British Outerwear Brands You Should Know

The British Outerwear Brands You Should Know We Brits are used to a bit of adverse weather rainfall and thunderstorms have all been part of the Great British Summer this year so its no surprise that the UK is home to some of the best outerwear brands in the world. From technical materials to utilitarian…

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HTC Vive review: This immersive high-end headset is truly compelling

HTC Vive review: This immersive high-end headset is truly compelling This year, virtual reality headsets go on sale in bigger numbers than ever. Affordable models like the Samsung Galaxy VR and Google Cardboard have been around for months, but when you see the high-end editions which are arriving right now, the differences are palpable.  Oculus…

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The FashionBeans Wish List: January 30, 2015

The FashionBeans Wish List: January 30, 2015 10 Pieces We Want To Buy This Week So after five extremely long weeks, finally yes finally its payday. Its been a long time coming, with the majority of us getting our last pay cheque before Christmas, and we are now back in the black. And that can…

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How To Wear Prints In Winter

How To Wear Prints In Winter Its a smart move to dial down your colours when the sun spends less time in the sky than the Wright brothers plane. And with brights muted, prints are your seasonal way to stand out from the shadows. This winter, that means picking up on key patterns like paisley,…

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