New Zealand players perform the Haka before the Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup Test match in Perth. File/ AFP
England coach Eddie Jones heads into a World Cup semi-final against New Zealand taking inspiration from legendary football manager Alex Ferguson. Saturday’s fixture in Yokohama
The All Blacks and Wallabies were both left dejected after they battled for nearly 90 minutes in a ‘wild’ thriller to relaunch international rugby after the Covid hiatus only to end up with 16-16 draw.
It was a superb display by the underdog Black Caps, who came into the match on the back of three straight defeats by Pakistan, Australia and England and only qualified for the semi-finals on net run-rate, while India topped the 10-team group stage.
UAE Team Emirates’ Alexander Kristoff came within touching distance of victory after Andre Greipel of Israel Start-Up Nation at the Trofeo Alcudia-Port d’Alcudia (1.1) on Sunday, coming in second place to wrap up a very successful week of racing at the Challenge Mallorca.
Australia welcomed back their star players and picked four spinners in an extended 23-man squad named on Monday for a white-ball tour of the West Indies in July. The team will be captained by Aaron Finch and will feature the return of Steve Smith,
Serena Williams earned her first victory in more than three months by beating 17-year-old qualifier Lisa Pigato 6-3, 6-2 on Monday in the first round of the Emilia-Romagna Open. Williams, who accepted a wild-card invitation for the Parma tournament after losing her
Lille’s bid to win the Ligue 1 title will go to the final weekend of the season after Sunday’s goalless draw with Saint-Etienne allowed Paris Saint-Germain to moved to within a point of the leaders. Reigning champions PSG strolled to a simple 4-0 win over 10-man