The billionaire owner has been linked with becoming the latest American owner to invest in the Premier League, with a partnership between the Magpies and WWE getting fans excited across the globe
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Tuesday 11 February 2014
Lita used to wrestle alongside The Hardy Boyz
Mae Young: Wrestler who showed herself to be as hard as the men and who revelled in her status as a hated 'heel'
Thursday 30 January 2014
Female emancipation has taken many forms, but few as gaudy and violent as the breakthrough largely pioneered by Mae Young, better known as "the Great Mae Young," superstar of the first generation of professional women wrestlers in the US, who conclusively gave the lie to generalisations about the gentler sex. In sport records are made to be broken, but Young's feat of appearing professionally in eight different decades may never be surpassed.
Wednesday 29 January 2014
Wrestling rage exacted on daughter's TV set
Wednesday 29 January 2014
Wrestler reportedly said he is 'going home'
Thursday 16 January 2014
On Sunday, more than 20,000 people will gather in Turkey to watch camels do battle in a spectacle that dates back thousands of years. It is, depending on your attachment to the ungainly beasts, a historic cultural institution to be celebrated – or a throwback to an era before animal-rights campaigns when it was OK to starve an animal for three months to make it cross.
Friday 10 January 2014
While the names may no longer be so recognisable, this was pure unadulterated scripted fun
Sunday 24 November 2013
Legendary ‘heel’ who won gold at the Empire Games and went on to contest more than 13,000 bouts
Thursday 14 November 2013
His brother said he had received a letter from the comedian in 1999
Sunday 10 November 2013
Greater participation by girls depends on fair shares in the boardrooms, says fitness group
Olympics: Wrestling fends off squash and baseball to earn 2020 return less than a year after being dropped
Sunday 08 September 2013
International Olympic Committee had dropped the sport in February but will return in 2020 after undergoing a major reform
Monday 02 September 2013
Councils sell off personal details
Saturday 17 August 2013
The top and bottom of Super League will look a lot clearer after Huddersfield’s visit to the London Broncos today.
My Edinburgh: Max Olesker on wrestling comedians at The Fringe (and not plugging his new show at all)
Saturday 10 August 2013
If I were a truly canny businessman I might be tempted to use these precious column inches to plug the show I am performing in all month (Max and Ivan: The Reunion, 8.20pm, Queen Dome – a heart-warming, hilarious and poignant tale of the class of 2003’s 10 year school reunion, directed by sketch maestro Tom Parry of Pappy’s) but instead, I am here to talk about The Wrestling. Or rather, The Wrestling II.
Wednesday 07 August 2013
Former hit TV show World of Sport (WOS) wrestling is set to return in a one-off event that will resurrect the once hugely popular Saturday afternoon programme.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
"Hangman hangman, hang me a man, any old man will do," Luke Haines maintains on "A Badger Called Nick Love" from the 45-year-old's characteristically eccentric (and menacing) new concept record, Rock and Roll Animals.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 4 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist