Michael Cheika quits as Australia head coach after crashing out of Rugby World Cup

“I have no regrets making that call, but yes, I would love to stay on. I really feel attached to the team and it is an honour to have this role as the coach of Australia. I take it with a lot of pride and a lot of honour. But, like I said, I made […]

SBS presenter Lucy Zelić hits back at abuse for World Cup pronunciation

The clip gathered momentum on social media with readers leaping to the defence of Zelić. “Hats off to everyone at SBS for your wonderful coverage and especially Lucy for being the future of Australian football coverage,” wrote one. “Couldn’t be more proud to have you as the voice of our favourite sport in Australia.”

Putin critical of Russia’s soccer team ahead of World Cup

Russia has won just one of its last 10 games and crashed out of this summer’s European Championship without winning a game. Despite all this, the team has been set a target of reaching the semifinals in 2018.

Israel Plans to Broadcast 2018 World Cup to Arab States as Gesture of Respect

Israel named the decision to broadcast the 2018 World Cup “a historic step,” that confirms the status of the Arabic language and the respect that Israel has for it, as Arabs amount to 20 percent of the country’s population. The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. The matches will take place at 12 venues in 11 cities […]

‘We couldn’t handle the pressure’: Jhulan Goswami says Team India lost the 2017 Women’s World Cup final in the last 10 overs

She further said, “We reached the finals and it was the only last 10 overs where we lost the match. For the 90 overs we had dominated the match and it was only the last 10 overs of England’s bowling where we couldn’t handle the pressure. It is a pain but we have to move […]

Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 | Australia vs India preview: Where to watch live, team news, betting odds and possible XI

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

Women’s T20 World Cup: Kaur underlines IND’s biggest strength ahead of tournament opener

IPL 2020 schedule: Mumbai Indians to take on Chennai Super Kings in season opener at Abu Dhabi A blow by blow account, sort of, of cricket’s chewing gum tradition Former Maharashtra Ranji player Shekhar Gawli dies after falling into gorge while trekking

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Full schedule, match timings, squads and all you need to know

Here’s the full list of fixtures along with match timings (IST) and venue.MatchesDateVenueMatch Timings (IST)Australia vs IndiaFeb 21Sydney Showground13:30West Indies vs ThailandFeb 22WACA, Perth12:30New Zealand vs Sri LankaFeb 22WACA, Perth16:30England vs South AfricaFeb 23WACA, Perth16:30Australia vs Sri LankaFeb 24WACA, Perth12:30India vs BangladeshFeb 24WACA, Perth16:30England vs ThailandFeb 26Manuka Oval, Canberra9:30West Indies vs PakistanFeb 26Manuka Oval, Canberra13:30India […]

USA Rugby announces steps towards World Cup bid, backed by MLR owners

The US will host the 2026 football World Cup, with Canada and Mexico, and the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028. As World Rugby looks to repeat the success of Japan 2019, a tournament held in a tier-two rugby nation, many observers see the US as a possible host for 2031.

Rugby should look at 1987 World Cup and take another leap into unknown

That will only occur if inroads are made into countries such as the United States, Germany and Brazil, not to forget Japan. That requires the focused, dynamic leadership that runs contrary to the way the game is set up. The past few months have given unions the chance to reflect as they watch their bank […]