David Warner, calls for Duckworth Lewis changes, DLS, Sydney Thunder vs Brisbane Heat, hectic schedule, takes its toll, changes

An “exhausted” David Warner says he’ll have to work on ways to stay fresh next summer as he prepares to fly out to India frustrated that rain washed away any chance he and the Thunder had of staying alive in the BBL. Warner was on 36 not out when the heavens opened up with the … Read more

It wasn’t meant to cause offense. We didn’t realize the uproar that’d come out of it’

IT WAS PERCEIVED as an affront to the nation. Ireland’s president, Mary McAleese, stood by, patiently watching and waiting. But Martin Johnson and England weren’t for budging. The towering English captain held his ground and told the IRFU official where to go. 20 years ago, England made their stand at Lansdowne Road before beating Ireland … Read more

Alan Jones likens ‘savage’ Eddie Jones to psychopaths : PlanetRugby

Former Wallabies boss Alan Jones has slammed Rugby Australia for appointing Eddie Jones as the country’s head coach in a scathing column. Alan Jones coached the Wallabies between 1984 and 1987 before taking charge of rugby league side Balmain Tigers, and worked in broadcasting in Australia. No due diligence In his column for the ExpressJones … Read more

Seven bold predictions for the 2023 Championship : PlanetRugby

With the Six Nations approaching, we have put our head on the block to bring you seven bold predictions that could happen in the upcoming Championship. The clue is in the title, so to speak, as while these calls are not nailed down, they could well become reality by the time the tournament is out. … Read more

Kid’s heart broken in viral scenes as farce exposed, 72-games, Miami Heat, Jimmy Butler, 4405 miles

NBA supporters’ hearts have collectively broken after a video of a young Jimmy Butler fan went viral. The Miami Heat claimed a 98-95 win over the Eastern Conference leading Boston Celtics in a stunning performance from big man Bam Adebayo on Wednesday. Watch an average of 9 LIVE NBA Regular Season games per week on … Read more

The last hurrah for these 12 legends of the Championship? : PlanetRugby

With this year’s Six Nations taking place in the same year as a Rugby World Cup, there are bound to be several players who feature in rugby’s greatest championship for the final time. In 2019, it was the likes of Rory Best, Guilhem Guirado, Louis Picamoles and Greig Laidlaw all featured in their final tournament … Read more

Five key games in this year’s Championship : PlanetRugby

Ahead of this year’s Six Nations, we have picked out five matches which we believe could play a crucial role in how the tournament plays out. Round 1 – Wales v Ireland (Principality Stadium, February 4) The homecoming of Wales head coach Warren Gatland will provide a decent amount of fanfare to this game, which … Read more

Netball: Silver Ferns power past England to reach Quad Series final

Karin Burger in action against England. Photo / Getty The Silver Ferns will meet Australia in the final of the Netball Quad Series after posting a hard-fought 55-45 win over the England Roses in Cape Town this morning. With the prize for both teams being a place in the final, the Silver Ferns weathered a … Read more

Five possible breakout stars to keep an eye on this year : PlanetRugby

The Six Nations is almost ready to get underway with the opening round in early February. Rugby’s greatest championship is always a spectacle, but 2023’s edition is made that much more intriguing by the Rugby World Cup looming later this year in France. In anticipation of the start of the championship, Planet Rugby has selected … Read more

Premier League, Frank Lampard sacked, Everton, next manager, Marcelo Bielsa, Sean Dyche, David Moyes, ownership, latest, updates

Relegation-threatened Everton have sacked manager Frank Lampard after less than a year in charge at the Goodison Park club, British media reported on Tuesday (AEDT). The former Chelsea boss was appointed to replace Rafael Benitez in January 2022 but leaves with the side languishing 19th in the table, level on points with bottom club Southampton. … Read more