England bowl short, then fall short

England’s semi-final hopes hit by third defeat in seven games By David Ruse Last Updated: 25/06/19 9:02pm Chris Woakes and England’s bowlers did not pitch the ball up enough early in Australia’s innings You can’t win a game in the first hour but you can lose it. It’s an old cricketing adage and one England […]

Graham Henry: Wales 'one of World Cup teams to beat'

World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry believes Wales will be “one of the teams to beat” in the 2019 tournament in Japan in the autumn. Former Wales coach Henry led New Zealand to 2011 success and they won it again under Steve Hansen in 2015. “I think Wales have a good chance,” said Henry. “It’s going […]

Watch Santiago Grassi Lower Argentine National Record in 100 Fly to 51.88

2019 SE RICHARD QUICK INVITATIONAL Friday-Sunday, June 21-23 James E. Martin Aquatics Center, Auburn, AL Long Course Meters Results available on Meet Mobile: “2019 SE Richard Quick Invitational” Argentina’s Santiago Grassi lowered his own Argentine National Record in the 100 meter butterfly Sunday evening at the 2019 SE Richard Quick Invitational, hosted by Auburn University. […]

Teddy Bridgewater: Joining Saints 'best opportunity for me to grow as a player'

Teddy Bridgewater seems at peace with serving as Drew Brees’ backup for another season. The quarterback had a chance to go to Miami and compete for the starting position, but decided to remain in New Orleans as he continues to hone his game. “This is the best opportunity for me to grow as a player,” […]

'Changing landscape' prompts Leicester Tigers sale

Fresh investment in Leicester Tigers will help ensure the club remains a force in the Premiership, according to club chief executive Simon Cohen. Tigers, who have won 10 Premiership titles and two European Cups, have been put up for sale for about £60m. Their last Premiership triumph, however, came in 2013 and they battled to […]

F1 driver ratings: French GP

By James Galloway and Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 25/06/19 3:53pm Lewis HamiltonQualified 1st, Finished 1st What else can you say about Lewis Hamilton? When the real business end of a weekend arrives – Q3 and then the race itself – Hamilton invariably hits his stride and, at Paul Ricard, his performance was as impressive as […]

Murdoch, Scott & Willmott Among Scottish National C’ships Racers This Week

2019 SCOTTISH NATIONAL OPEN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS With the summer’s biggest competitions on the horizon, Scottish athletes are readying with final opportunities to fine-tune their racing about a week out from the World University Games and a little longer for the World Championships. Ross Murdoch, Duncan Scott and Aimee Willmott are among the Gwangju-bound athletes taking part […]

What's going on with the Mets? Don't ask manager Mickey Callaway

Mets manager Mickey Callaway did not appear in control at any point Monday. Not when he “got some feedback” – presumably from upper management – that he should hold a second pregame news conference to better explain his clubhouse outburst the previous evening. Not when he watched from the dugout as his team surrendered four […]

Leicester Tigers: Premiership club put up for sale for about £60m

Premiership rugby club Leicester Tigers has put itself up for sale and is seeking a price of about £60m. The move follows private equity firm CVC’s investment in the sport in December, which the club says has led to several approaches from new investors. CVC’s acquisition of a 27% stake in Premiership Rugby resulted in […]

14-Year Old Meri Mataja Breaks Croatian Record in 50 Breaststroke

2019 Croatian Open National Championships A pair of Croatian Senior Records fell last weekend at the Croatian Open National Championships in Zagreb. That includes one set by  14-year old, Meri Mataja. Mataja won the 50 breaststroke in 32.33, which undercut the old record of 32.33 that was set in 2014 by Lana Dragojevic. Mataha also won […]