Paralympian Liam Malone retires at 24 to leave behind record-breaking career

Liam Malone overcame personal tragedy and physical disability to win two Paralympic gold medals at Rio 2016, beating the times set by the disgraced ‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius. Malone lit up the track during his career, which now at the age of just 24, is over. By Jade du Preez

Long read: a look at Xabi Alonso’s illustrious career

By Jamie Braidwood  “Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” These were the seven short words that announced the end of Xabi Alonso’s career, and what a career it has been. At Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, he lived it. Through his numerous honours, from league titles and Champions Leagues to European[…]