World Cup VAR review: Hazard penalty, Neymar dive & all the major incidents at Russia 2018

VAR: Yes Verdict: Correct decision Eden Hazard collected the ball on the edge of the area and dribbled towards goal, before Syam Ben Youssef lunged in carelessly. Hazard, of course, went down, and the referee pointed to the spot, despite Ben Youssef claiming that the contact was outside the box. VAR subsequently looked at the decision, […]

Dettori 'hugely important' to racing

“There aren’t that many recognisable faces in the world of horse racing. Frankie is one of the very few.” Last Updated: 23/06/18 1:23pm 1:56 Lee Mottershead describes Frankie Dettori's importance to horse racing after rumours he is due to retire. Lee Mottershead describes Frankie Dettori’s importance to horse racing after rumours he is due to […]

New Zealand 49-14 France: Rieko Ioane scores hat-trick as All Blacks win series 3-0

Third Test: New Zealand v France New Zealand (21) 49 Tries: Smith, Todd, Mckenzie (2), Ioane (3) Cons: McKenzie 7 France (14) 14 Tries: Serin, Fofana Cons: Belleau (2) Rieko Ioane scored a hat-trick of tries as New Zealand wrapped up a 3-0 series win over France by beating them 49-14 in the third and […]

UCSD Swim and Dive to Join Mountain Pacific Sports Federation

The University of California San Diego’s swim and dive teams are joining the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, effective immediately for the 2018-2019 season, the school announced Friday. Both the men’s and women’s programs have both dominated their former conference – the Pacific Collegiate Swiming and Diving conference – over the past decade, as both are […]

Barbados surface "truly Caribbean": Holder

The Windies are gearing up for their first day-night Test in the Caribbean, at a venue where the hosts have enjoyed a good record in recent times. Jason Holder’s side have beaten Pakistan and England in the last two Tests played at the Kensington Oval – a surface which Holder believes is “truly Caribbean”. “The […]

NHL Draft winners and losers: The best, worst moves from a ho-hum first round

OK, so that was boring. The first round of the 2018 NHL Draft fell well short in terms of entertainment value, with the only trade of consequence coming a full half-hour before Rasmus Dahlin took the stage to try on his new Sabres gear — something that was never in doubt. In a draft rife with rumors […]

WATCH: Johnson's ghost shot!

By Joe Shread Last Updated: 23/06/18 8:26am 1:08 Zach Johnson talks Sky Sports through his 'ghost' shot at the Travelers Championship Zach Johnson talks Sky Sports through his ‘ghost’ shot at the Travelers Championship There was yet more moving ball drama in golf this week, although this time it was Zach Johnson being penalised for […]

Katie McLaughlin Lowers 100 Free Best Time At Fran Crippen SMOC

2018 FRAN CRIPPEN MEMORIAL SWIM MEET OF CHAMPIONS The first full day of the 2018 Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions is in the books, with a ton of fast swims across the board. In the women’s 100 freestyle, Cal’s Katie McLaughlin established a new personal best to pick up the win in a time of […]

We're fitter and stronger than we've ever been: Taylor

England Women may have topped the table in the ongoing tri-series that includes New Zealand and South Africa. But ahead of their double-header on Saturday, wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor believes their fitness will be key, if they have to sustain 80 overs in Taunton. “We’re fitter and stronger than we’ve ever been,” she told BBC Sport […]

Olympian Tom Jager Out as Head Coach at Washington State

Washington State University and Head Coach Tom Jager have “mutually agreed to part ways,” Athletic Director Patrick Chun announced in a press release Friday. “We thank Tom, appreciate his years of service to Washington State University and wish him great success in his future endeavors,” said Chun. The school said that it will immediately begin a […]