Liam Plunkett: England World Cup winner focusing on Surrey for now

“It was just the way it was dealt with way back when, but it will be close to a year by the time the team plays again since the World Cup, so I felt like that is a while ago.”

America’s Cup: American Magic survive Auckland capsize

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America’s Cup: The bean counters and the world’s top sailing team

Mediation will resolve whether ACE’s view that the design work is an event cost prevails, or MBIE’s that it never intended the money would be spent that way, and that it was not clearly explained that it had been.

America’s Cup: Rating the teams as buildup intensifies

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America’s Cup: British challenger promises ‘radical, different’ new boat for Auckland 2021

Australian Simmer, a four-time America’s Cup winner in his 11th campaign, is still disappointed at the way the current cycle unfolded in terms of the design and build of the radical foiling monohulls, insisting that Team New Zealand and Luna Rossa got a jump on the other two syndicates.

Earthquakes’ Oswaldo Alanís, once stranded abroad, finds soccer home in San Jose

The Mexican defender had just been cut by Spanish club Getafe scarcely one month after signing a two-year contract, seemingly aborting his lifelong ambition of playing in Europe. Two months earlier, Alanís had been one of the last players left off Mexico’s national-team roster before the 2018 World Cup, the apparent end of another dream.

Britain’s sporting ‘apartheid’ must end, says Sport England’s Chris Grant

“We’ve never had a black Olympic swimmer and if you looked at the GB hockey squads taking part in last year’s World League at the Lee Valley Olympic Legacy site, you would never guess they were in one of the most diverse places on the planet. But the inequalities are so deeply rooted within sport’s […]

Cancelling this year’s Sydney to Hobart will be unpopular but the 2020 race is already doomed

Given the international talent pool drawn upon for this race, its global pedigree is in jeopardy this year. Boats are shipped to the start line from some of the most famous ports in the world and entire teams and individual sailing mercenaries alike fly in for it. America’s Cup conquerors, Olympic gold medalists, Sail GP […]

Wild Oats XI hoping it’s third time lucky in quest for double success

Arguably Australia’s best mariner, two-time America’s Cup-winning skipper Jimmy Spithill, will look to take any modicum of luck out of the racing for LDV Comanche – he knows preparation is paramount. “It is the toughest battle for line honours I’ve ever seen, with a number of super-maxis having a real chance of winning. Every single […]

Wild Oats XI pulls out of Sydney to Hobart after leading overnight

In sixth position is another international entrant in Beau Geste. While those on deck may argue celebrity chef Donna Hay has provided the biggest boost to morale, those in the know will attribute a lot of that early success to New Zealand sailor Gavin Brady.