Golf: Rory McIlroy overcomes Patrick Reed at Dubai Desert Classic

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after he won the Dubai Desert Classic, in Dubai. Photo / AP Rory McIlroy watched his 15-foot birdie putt roll into the cup, clenched his fist and let out a roar to celebrate a victory that felt bigger and sweeter than most. Because of the guy he beat as … Read more

Football: Liverpool dumped from FA Cup, Wrexham denied dramatic win

Liverpool’s Stefan Bajcetic (L) protests a yellow card during his side’s loss to Brighton, while Wrexham co-owner Ryan Reynolds reacts to his side’s dramatic draw. Photos / AP, Getty Liverpool have become the latest high-profile club to exit the FA Cup as the defending champions conceded a goal in the second minute of stoppage time … Read more

America’s Cup: Hamish Bond joins Team New Zealand

Hamish Bond won gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games. Photo / Getty Hamish Bond’s incredible sporting career has taken one more twist. The Kiwi Olympic legend has joined Team New Zealand as a cyclist for their defense of the America’s Cup in Barcelona in 2024. Bond, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in rowing and … Read more

WRU investigation: Welsh Rugby Union chairman Ieuan Evans reacts to ‘distressing’ allegations of bullying and sexism within the organization | Rugby Union News

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Welsh Rugby Union chief Ieuan Evans says he will take steps to address the culture within the organization and refuses to single out CEO Steve Phillips. Welsh Rugby Union chief Ieuan Evans says he will take steps to address the culture within the organization … Read more

WRU investigation: Welsh Rugby Union chairman Ieuan Evans reacts to ‘distressing’ allegations of bullying and sexism within the organization | Rugby Union News

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Welsh Rugby Union chief Ieuan Evans says he will take steps to address the culture within the organization and refuses to single out CEO Steve Phillips. Welsh Rugby Union chief Ieuan Evans says he will take steps to address the culture within the organization … Read more

Rugby reacts to RFU’s tackle height change | Andy Farrell: Lower tackles can be ‘just as dangerous’ | Rugby Union News

Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton doesn’t believe the rule change by the RFU will “help at all” in reducing concussions; The new law will apply across the community game – clubs, schools, colleges and universities at both age-grade and adult levels Last Updated: 23/01/23 1:23pm Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player … Read more

Surfing World Cup Challenge held on Gold Coast as Aussie boardrider clubs expand to United States

They’ve become ubiquitous with Australian surf culture over the past 60 years, but boardrider clubs are finding a new home in the United States. Key points: Boardrider clubs give surfers a chance to train and compete, with more than 200 operating in Australia More than 40 clubs have been established in the United States over … Read more

Rugby Australia hires Eddie Jones as head coach on five-year deal; Dave Rennie sacked | Rugby Union News

Eddie Jones returns as head coach of Australia on a five-year deal, 18 years after he last held the post, and a little over a month after his sacking as England head coach; Dave Rennie leaves the role to make way; Jones will also oversee the women’s team Last Updated: 15/01/23 11:19pm Eddie Jones has … Read more

Owen Farrell free to play in England’s Six Nations opener with four-match ban to be reduced to three weeks | Rugby Union News

England begin the Six Nations under new head coach Steve Borthwick against Scotland at Twickenham on February 4, before hosting Italy at Twickenham eight days later; the five Six Nations Tests are England’s last competitive games before the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France in September Last Updated: 11/01/23 2:33pm Please use the Chrome browser … Read more

Steve Borthwick: I want my England side to make people fall in love with rugby | RFU’s Bill Sweeney: We needed change | Rugby Union News

Please use the Chrome browser for a more accessible video player New England head coach Steve Borthwick discusses the importance of making every minute count in his new role New England head coach Steve Borthwick discusses the importance of making every minute count in his new role New England head coach Steve Borthwick says he … Read more