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Lance Armstrong pays $5 million to settle $100 million US Government Law Suit

Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay $5,000,000 to settle claims that he defrauded the federal government by using performance-enhancing drugs at the time that the US Postal Service sponsored his cycling team. It is reported that the US Postal Service paid Armstrong and his cycling team as much as $40,000,000 as part of the sponsorship. … Continue Reading

The Cheltenham Festival, Brexit and the free movement of horses.

Today marks the start of the Cheltenham Festival, one of the highlights of the National Hunt racing calendar. The Cheltenham Festival can trace its roots back to 1860, when the first National Hunt Chase took place at Market Harborough. The event has been held in Cheltenham since 1911 and continues to include the Stayers Hurdle, … Continue Reading

Last Post of 2017

Today marks the end of a busy year for the Sports Shorts team. 2017 has seen us cover a multitude of topics from Joey Barton’s gambling habits to Matthew Rees’s selfless act at the London Marathon. From the World’s most expensive player transfer to the British and Irish Lions Tour in New Zealand. 2018 looks … Continue Reading
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