Mikaela Shiffrin sets target return to Alpine skiing World Cup

“I’m kind of working with minimal preparation,” she said in an Olympic Channel video interview. “Hopefully start training and kind of test [the back] out. If I feel pain, then I guess I need a little longer, but I don’t think I’m going to feel pain.”

Supermarkets in Wales given discretion over ban on selling non-essential items

Mark Drakeford said people may need to buy such products “for entirely unexpected reasons which they couldn’t have foreseen” during the 17-day period. The restriction has led to aisles being cordoned off and plastic sheeting placed over items including children’s clothes, bedding and kettles.

Sophie Ecclestone – a world-class standard-bearer for the women’s game

She has also shown a desire to get better and an appetite for hard work. “She has grown as a person,” Breese tells Cricbuzz. “She has matured a lot from being exposed to the international circuit. She is so talented but she’s also very game aware. She has started to learn and push herself to […]

Life in a Day: Around the world in 80,000 clips

My biggest regret is that we didn’t send out fewer cameras – maybe 50. With them, we could have sent along film-makers who could have taught people how to use the equipment and, more crucially, how to make what we wanted. Too many contributions from the developing world showed a stiff interviewee reciting what he thought we […]

Wales and British and Irish Lions legend JJ Williams dies aged 72

A former sprinter who represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games, Williams played a starring role in the unbeaten 1974 Lions side, scoring two tries in each of the second and third tests against the Springboks to earn the title of ‘The Welsh Whippet’.

Brad Keselowski will start from the Cup pole position at Martinsville Speedway

Keselowski, a two-time winner at Martinsville, will be starting first for the first time in a Cup race at the track. The Team Penske driver was awarded the Busch Pole Award using a formula based on four statistical categories: owner points position, the driver’s finish, team owner’s finish and fastest lap from the most recently […]

Babar Azam: ‘I count myself very lucky’ to lead Pakistan at home

The ODIs will be played at Rawalpindi Stadium, the first time limited-overs cricket will take place outside the PCB’s established centres, Lahore and Karachi since before the Sri Lankan team terror attack in 2009. The main attraction behind the idea of playing limited-overs cricket at smaller venues across Pakistan was to pack in full houses […]

Lionel Messi is ‘Well’ in Barcelona, Says Argentina’s Manager Scaloni

The past football season turned out to be the worst for Messi during his time with Barcelona, as the club did not win any trophies in La Liga or other tournaments. But it seems that Messi was more upset by how the club was being run, having also engaged in feuds with Barcelona’s coaches and […]

Zimbabwe delegation to inspect biosecurity arrangements ahead of Pakistan tour

The PCB is currently staging the six-team National T20 Cup in the country in biosecure bubbles. The first leg of matches is currently on in Multan, where the ODI leg of the Zimbabwe series will be played, and the remaining games will be in Rawalpindi, the venue for the T20Is. The National T20 Cup is […]

Lionel Messi Reportedly Convinced Argentina Is Capable of Ending Title Drought at 2021 Copa America

Unlike his nemesis Cristiano Ronaldo, who has achieved success both at the club and international levels, Messi’s best result with Argentina is a second-place finish at the 2014 Football World Cup. He twice lost in the final at Copa America against Chile and last year the Argentine national team lost in the semifinals against Brazil. […]