We are improving our defence in Penalty Corners: PR Sreejesh

ANTWERP: Gearing up for the FIH World League Semi-Final, Indian men team’s goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been working extra hours to strengthen his skills in cutting down opponents’ chance of scoring through penalty corners. “In a fast-paced game and with the new rules, penalty corners have become goal-scoring opportunities. Everything happens in a fraction of […]

Newcastle become first Premier League club to put staff on furlough

Although other Premier League clubs are also believed to be considering placing employees on furlough, the Championship leaders, Leeds, have pledged to keep paying the wages of all non-playing staff and casual workers after first-team players and executives agreed to take sizeable wage deferrals to preserve the full incomes of less well remunerated colleagues.

Flashes officially introduce Buckeyes assistant as new coach

“I’m proud and excited to be named Kent State’s head football coach,” says Hazell. “I believe this is a tremendous opportunity and I can’t wait to give the Golden Flashes’ fans the winning program they deserve. Many of the pieces are in place to be successful and I’m confident that with a lot of hard […]

$4M paid to settle lawsuits involving former coach

Attorneys representing the school district, the Dahmans and the plaintiff in the second lawsuit did not return a request from the newspaper for comment on the settlements. Samuel Wendt of Wendt Law Firm, which represents a teenage girl in the first lawsuit, said he had no comment.

RFU facing losses of up to £50m due to coronavirus

An early release of £800,000 cash due to clubs through the ticketing fund.Early release of final funding payments (£600,000) to Constituent Bodies and suspension of the activity plans against which this was allocated, enabling them to utilise this to provide “immediate support grants” to clubs most in need. In addition £400,000 will be made available […]

Erik Stevenson talks about his transfer to UW

Stevenson said he wants to keep the reasons why he eventually left Wichita State confidential, but it was clear things had broken down by the time he announced he would be putting his name in the transfer portal less than two weeks ago. He wasn’t the only one, as two other Shockers also submitted their […]

Coronavirus in sport: Tottenham Hotspur to start training via video sessions

The players so far have been working through their own individual training programmes designed by the coaching and sports science teams, and England midfielder Harry Winks said they were still adjusting to the new routine.

Indian hockey team to embark on Euro tour under Roelant Oltmans

NEW DELHI: A 21-member Indian men’s hockey team will embark on a 15-day tour of Europe starting July 31 under the watchful guidance of High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans, who will also take over as the chief coach of the side after the unceremonious ouster of Paul Van Ass. India will play five matches during […]

Inside Ravens’ Calais Campbell trade: Here’s how a player Baltimore had recently cut helped make it happen

Jefferson, now a free agent who is working hard to recover from a season-ending knee injury, was something of a closer in the transaction that would ultimately send Campbell to the Ravens for a fifth-round pick. It’s a move Ravens coaches and execs believe could be transformational for a defensive line that got steamrolled by […]

Inzamam ul Haq urges fans and critics to be patient with Mohammad Aamer

Inzamam, who remains Pakistan’s most capped international player, also felt that there was no need to panic after the team’s 10-wicket beating at the hands of New Zealand in the second T20. “Limited over cricket has changed a lot and I think Asian teams in particular need time to adapt to the calculated power hitting […]