BELFAST Giants captain Blair Riley will carry a rich vein of form into the Continental Cup as his team bid to emulate Nottingham's achievement of 2017 by winning ice hockey's equivalent of football's Europa League over the next three days at the SSE Arena.
Jonathan Rea will soon be heading Down Under for the opening round of the 2019 World Superbike Championships, in the hope of becoming the first rider in history to clock up five consecutive World titles.
COLIN Shields's long wait to achieve a memorable milestone is about to end as he prepares to make his Belfast Giants comeback from injury against Sheffield Steelers in tonight's Elite League encounter at the SSE Arena.
THE Belfast Giants ended a four-year trophy drought in 2018 when they lifted the Challenge Cup in Adam Keefe's first season in charge, after a seamless and successful transition from team captain to head coach.
CHRIS Higgins is likely to come straight into the Belfast Giants line-up for this weekend's triple header against Milton Keynes Lightning, Glasgow Clan and Dundee Stars at the SSE Arena, starting with tonight's clash with the English side.