Cheltenham 2020: All the outfits

Guests turned up the glamour as they arrived for the final day at the Cheltenham Festival in Gloucestershire today, brushing aside coronavirus fears.  Racegoers were seen in an array of stylish ensembles, matching hats and sky-scraper heels as they prepared for day four of the frivolities, which originated in 1860.  Not letting the cool weather rain … Read more

Thousands enjoy the Cheltenham Festival as government announces mass gatherings can continue for now

An estimated 70,000 racegoers are expected to flock to Cheltenham Racecourse for Gold Cup day as Boris Johnson continues to refuse banning mass gatherings to combat the worsening coroanvirus pandemic. Over 60,000 spectators turned out today for the third day of the Cheltenham Festival – known as St Patrick’s Thursday – as dozens of revellers … Read more

Racegoers arrive for third day of the Cheltenham Festival despite coronavirus fears

Keeping the fashion stakes high! Racegoers in vibrant colours turn heads as they arrive for the third day of the Cheltenham Festival despite coronavirus fears Cheltenham Festival continues today with thousands of more spectators arriving to take in the action The four-day meet, which culminates with the Gold Cup tomorrow, is going ahead despite coronavirus fearsRoyals … Read more

Ladies Day at the Cheltenham Festival gets underway

Bright and beautiful! Glamorous racegoers shake off coronavirus fears as they arrive for Cheltenham Festival Ladies’ Day in their finest frocks and feathered hats Glamorous racegoers have pulled out all the fashion stops for Ladies’ Day at the Cheltenham Festival todayThe four-day meet kicked off yesterday and culminates in the Gold Cup on Friday afternoonYesterday … Read more

Piers Morgan calls for Blitz spirit over coronavirus

Piers Morgan launched a scathing attack on the government’s response to coronavirus today, as he urged Boris Johnson to step up measures against the outbreak. The Good Morning Britain host warned the UK was ‘at war’ with COVID-19 and slammed MPs for failing to take effective measures to stop the disease spreading.  As Italy remains … Read more

Glamorous guests don their best dresses as they kick off the first day of Cheltenham festival

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  In doubt  The scale of the outbreak in Japan saw senior International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound describe the disease as ‘the new war’ threatening Tokyo 2020 and he warned the Games may have to be cancelled if the virus was still around by May. Olympic organisers told athletes to train as normal … Read more

Social media users ask why Cheltenham Festival is on amid coronavirus fears

Playing the odds? Tens of thousands of revellers pack Cheltenham racecourse despite coronavirus fears as critics warn it’s ‘a ticking timebomb’ Cheltenham Festival is branded ‘ticking timebomb’ amid coronavirus outbreakUp to 70,000 spectators expected to attend the first day of horse racing event Concerns have been raised over why the meet was allowed to go aheadIt … Read more

Autumn and Peter Phillips arrive together at the Cheltenham Festival

A united front! Estranged royal couple Autumn and Peter Phillips arrive together at the Cheltenham Festival – weeks after announcing their separation Peter and Autumn Phillips have arrived at the Cheltenham Festival together The couple put on a united front at the meet despite announcing their splitRevealed they will continue to live in Gloucestershire to co-parent … Read more

Chris Hughes reveals he’s been rushed to A&E with suspected kidney stones

Chris Hughes reveals he’s been rushed to A&E with suspected kidney stones ahead of his hosting stint at Cheltenham Festival By Rianne Addo For Mailonline Published: 16:14 GMT, 9 March 2020 | Updated: 16:14 GMT, 9 March 2020 Chris Hughes has revealed he’s been rushed to A&E with suspected kidney stones ahead of his upcoming hosting stint … Read more

Government may cap sports crowds at just 500 if coronavirus escalates

2020 OLYMPIC GAMES  In doubt  The scale of the outbreak in Japan saw senior International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound describe the disease as ‘the new war’ threatening Tokyo 2020 and he warned the Games may have to be cancelled if the virus was still around by May. Olympic organisers told athletes to train as normal … Read more

Coronavirus chaos: Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt among multiple other events

Coronavirus causes sporting chaos with Ireland’s Six Nations clash with Italy in doubt and Tokyo Olympics and Cheltenham Festival at risk too in light of epidemic described as ‘the new war’ Coronavirus outbreak is threatening the postponement of major sport eventsIreland are due to play Italy in the Six Nations on March 7 at the … Read more