Japan’s ‘oshi’ culture sees obsessive super-fans working to promote their idols

Should you ever crash into a phone zombie on the streets of Tokyo, pity them. They are probably doing it for love. The lack of commitment by young people to a flesh-and-blood intimate partner is worrying authorities in Japan, where the birth rate has plunged to an all-time low – but devotion to someone other … Read more

Centrica boss Chris O’Shea sees pay reach £4.5m despite firm being mired in prepayment meter scandal

The chief executive of British Gas owner Centrica will receive a pay package worth almost £4.5m for 2022 – despite having to apologise for the company’s conduct around prepayment meters. The payout for Chris O’Shea follows Centrica’s record £3.3bn profits as domestic energy prices surged and millions of customers were forced to switch off their … Read more

Yankees’ Aaron Boone sees resurgence in Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson did not make a good first impression with the New York Yankees last season, but manager Aaron Boone believes that there is a possible bounce back coming for Donaldson in 2023. “This is a guy who’s been an MVP and basically a stud throughout his career, and by his standard, (he had) a … Read more

‘S*** happens’ – Cyclist crashes into pile of manure at the Grand Prix of Denain as race sees a number of bizarre incidents

One cyclist at the Grand Prix of Denain was given plenty of room by his competitors after crashing into a pile of manure. The historic French race saw a number of bizarre incidents in the one-day event, but one stunk more than any other. @eurosport Stan Dewulf was spotted going wide @eurosport He then hit … Read more

Brighton vs Crystal Palace derby TWICE today as Cheltenham race sees Tony Bloom take on Eagles fan before Premier League clash

The bitter Brighton vs Crystal Palace derby will take centre stage TODAY at both Cheltenham and in the Premier League. The ‘M23 derby’ sees both sides clash at the Amex this evening – which is exclusively live on talkSPORT2. AFP Bloom only has one horse racing at Cheltenham this year Getty Bloom’s main competition in … Read more

Panic in markets sees bank shares battered despite Sunak and Biden ‘your cash is safe’ appeals

Rishi Sunak tried to reassure investors that UK banks were safe and well funded after more than £50bn was wiped off the value of shares of some of the UK’s biggest companies following major US bank collapses. The Prime Minister, speaking in the US ahead of the announcement of a defence agreement with the US … Read more

AEW’s Kenny Omega sees big things for the women’s division

While Kenny Omega is most well regarded for his incredible in-ring efforts and for being an EVP of AEW, it’s less widely known that “The Best Bout Machine” also plays a major role in the promotion’s women’s division, where he helps to set up matches and develop storylines for Dynamite, Rampage, Dark, Elevation, and Pay-Per-Views. … Read more

TRP List Week 9: Anupamaa takes huge leap from Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin, FALTU sees a rise [View List]

TRP List Week 9: Anupamaa is at the top spot way ahead of Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin and other shows

‘Everyone sees through it’ – Jake Paul responds to John Fury and Tommy Fury calling for him to pay up for double or nothing bet

Jake Paul is not budging despite calls from John and Tommy Fury to ‘honour’ their double or nothing bet. Prior to Jake and Tommy’s fight, which the Brit went on to win by split decision, the two fighters shook hands on a double or nothing bet for the winner. Getty Paul and Fury shook on … Read more