Voice of the Players

Carmen Thalmann (born 11 September 1989) from Austria, has surprised everyone. Via her Instagram page she announced her retirement from alpine ski racing at the age of 28. Here is what she said in her own words:   "It was a wonderful chapter in my...
09/04/2018
Fernando Alonso yesterday led calls for "closer" racing to be at the heart of Formula One's blueprint for the future.   "I think it could be a closer battle, that will be always welcome, but it has been always like that in Formula One," said the...
06/04/2018
In a season she dedicated to her late grandfather who died in November, Lindsey Vonn crashed in the season’s first downhill four weeks later, irritating her surgically repaired right knee. Two days later she crashed again in super-G. She’s still...
29/03/2018
More than 4,100 female first-division women footballers in 45 countries voted for their best team based on 2017 performances. It is the third straight year FIFPro has organized this poll; footballers selected one goalkeeper, four defenders, three...
16/03/2018
Bryce Bennett began skiing as a toddler and was put into a ski training programme at a young age. He began racing as he went through school, and by the time he was eight he had decided that he wanted to race professionally.   2016 brought Bennett...
06/03/2018
Hamilton and Mercedes underwent pre-season practice on the Circuit de Catalunya, however Hamilton spent the first three days indoors due to the snow and adverse weather conditions.   However, after recording just 25 laps from the first few...
03/03/2018
Rochdale midfielder Joe Thompson revealed he has beaten cancer for a second time - sparking congratulations from across the football world.   Joe, a former Manchester United youth player, beat nodular sclerosis Hodgkin lymphoma in 2014 after six...
01/03/2018
Max Verstappen admits he is not looking forward to racing the "very ugly" Halo in this year's championship.   Earlier this week the Formula 1 began launching their 2018 cars with Haas and Williams' the first two to reveal their Halo concepts. It...
22/02/2018
Forced to quit the game at 30, Ryan France fell back on his maths degree and carved out a career in finance – mainly thanks to his transferable skills as a footballer…   Tell us about how your playing career came to an end… You can go back to...
18/02/2018
"I am very pleased to have this opportunity to tell you about my Foundation. Some of you are no doubt wondering “Why does he not simply donate the money? What is the point of a foundation?” My Foundation is something that is really close to my heart...
06/02/2018
Valtteri Bottas says that his Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton triumphed in 2017 as a result of his longer experience with Mercedes.   "What he’s been doing better than me, I think it comes mainly from experience," the Finn told Motorsport.com....
05/02/2018
“It is like a Christmas gift,” said former Romanian international footballer Mihai Nesu after receiving the FIFPro Merit Award and a $25,000 USD cheque for his work with disabled children.   Nesu’s career ended abruptly in June 2011. He fractured...
12/12/2017