England's wing Anthony Watson (2nd R) is congratulated after scoring a try during the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup quarter-final match between England and Australia at the Oita Stadium in Oita on Saturday. Charly Triballeau/ AFP
Wing Jonny May scored two tries in three first-half minutes as England beat Australia 40-16 on Saturday to become the first team to reach the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.
England outscored their old rivals four tries to one and had 20 points from Owen Farrell's perfect kicking as they set up a last-four clash with New Zealand or Ireland, who play later.
Joe Root is determined the “spicy” nature of England’s latest clash with Australia won’t prove a distraction when the arch rivals meet for a place in the World Cup final.
Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon says his side will be the underdogs when they face hosts England in the Cricket World Cup semi-finals. “They have been the No. 1 team for a couple of years now.
Australia and India will be aiming to finish top of the World Cup league phase and so avoid facing hosts England in the semi-finals as they prepare for the final day of round-robin matches.
"I'll remain thankful towards Harbhajan & Yuvraj for supporting my foundation. The real problem is that this is their compulsion. They live in that country. 'Wo majboor hain.' They know that people are being oppressed in their country. I won't say anything further," Afridi said on Pakistan channel Hum News.
A series of professional tennis events will take place in Britain from early July as the sport continues to emerge from the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The ICC says it is continuing preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year as planned.
As the mercury keeps climbing on the outside and COVID-19 continues to plague the world, DSC and Japanese sports drinks giants Pocari Sweat have come together to provide some much-needed relief for members of the community with a virtual run that every member of the household can take part in.