Family told to pay £180 fine on dream holiday or 'sleep under a bridge'

Family told to pay £180 fine on dream holiday or 'sleep under a bridge'

A stunned family claim were told they must pay a €200 fine for blocking their hotel room sink – or sleep “under a bridge”. The Trott family say they were enjoying a week-long break in Italy when a hotelier threatened to kick them out. Parent…

Melsik Baghdasaryan devotes long hours to his UFC dream

Melsik Baghdasaryan devotes long hours to his UFC dream

Losing is never the plan. And when you’ve been a world kickboxing champion with so much confidence in your striking, transitioning to MMA sounds like a recipe for success. Until it all falls apart in your debut: Takedown. Armbar. Done. One minute and 26 seconds…

Sparks clinch playoff appearance with win over Dream

Sparks clinch playoff appearance with win over Dream

On one end, Brittney Sykes drew a blocking foul and hit two go-ahead free throws in the final two minutes. She grabbed a defensive rebound on the other end, then got open for a mid-range jumper. Then, after Chelsea Gray’s fadeaway mid-range dagger, Sykes blocked…

Candace Parker’s regulation buzzer-beater propels Sparks to OT win over Dream

Candace Parker’s regulation buzzer-beater propels Sparks to OT win over Dream

It looked like the Sparks’ winning streak was up. Atlanta Dream guard Courtney Williams had just pulled up for a go-ahead jumper over Sparks forward Candace Parker’s outstretched arm to give Atlanta a two-point lead with 6.1 seconds left to play. But Parker was not…