Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Kevin Sinfield begins seven-marathon challenge for MND in support of Rob Burrow

The Leeds director of rugby is already well past his fundraising target of £77,777.

Billy Burns and James Lowe ruled out of Ireland’s clash with Scotland

The duo are struggling with groin problems ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup third-place play-off.

IRFU bosses feel Andy Farrell is ‘absolutely’ the right man to lead Ireland

Farrell’s tenure has come under scrutiny due to a series of inconsistent performances and results.

James Ryan claims Ireland are progressing despite poor display against Georgia

The Irish failed to impress as they set up a third-place play-off with Scotland in the Autumn Nations Cup.

5 things we learned from the weekend’s Autumn Nations Cup action

England and France posted big wins to set up a Twickenham showdown.

Influence of Shaun Edwards means France will be tough opponents – Ben Youngs

England created the stage to avenge their only defeat of the year after dispatching Wales 24-13 at Parc y Scarlets.

Lewis Hamilton ‘devastated’ at missing Sakhir GP after positive Covid test

The seven-time world champion has to isolate for 10 days and is a doubt for the season finale in Abu Dhabi.

Romain Grosjean wants to return for final race of F1 season, says Haas boss

Grosjean will spend a third night in hospital after his horrific fireball crash in Bahrain on Sunday.

Lewis Hamilton nominated for Sports Personality of the Year

The other five hopefuls will be revealed on Tuesday by the BBC.

Christiaan Bezuidenhout claims four-shot victory at Alfred Dunhill Championship

The South African was a picture of consistency down the stretch as those around him faltered.

Adrian Meronk keeps victory bid on course in Alfred Dunhill Championship

The Pole takes a one-shot lead into the final round at Leopard Creek.

Local knowledge helps Robin Roussel claim a share of the Alfred Dunhill lead

Scotland’s Scott Jamieson lies a shot behind following a 66.

Paul Casey a surprise entrant for 2021 Saudi International

Casey opted out of the inaugural event in 2019, citing concerns over the country’s human rights record.

Paul Jubb, 21, dreaming big after disrupted first year as pro tennis player

Jubb made his Wimbledon debut last summer and is hugely motivated to get back there.

Organisers expect to finalise arrangements for 2021 Australian Open ‘very soon’

It is expected the event will be pushed back from its planned start date of January 18.

ITF teams up with LTA in an attempt to introduce youngsters to tennis

Nearly 100,000 children in the UK have taken part in Tennis for Kids over the past five years.

Australian Open ‘most likely’ to be delayed, government minister says

Covid-19 quarantine restrictions in the country would make holding the first grand slam of 2021 in its planned slot logistically difficult.

Johanna Konta back with coach Dimitri Zavialoff following summer split

Zavialoff guided Konta to the French Open semi-finals last year.

Neah Evans and Matt Walls strike gold again for Great Britain in Bulgaria

Laura Kenny also lands silver in the European Track Cycling Championships in Plovdiv.

Alex Dowsett sets sights on Hour Record after signing new deal

The 32-year-old has agreed a two-year contract extension with Israel Start-Up Nation.

Khabib Nurmagomedov retires from octagon with perfect record after UFC 254 win

The Russian has retired unbeaten with an unbeaten professional record of 29-0. Nurmagomedov fighting for the first time since the death of his father this summer, produced a superb display to finish UFC interim champion Gaethje with triangle-choke and retain his lightweight title.

Nathaniel Wood ready to learn from experience at UFC 254

He was beaten earlier in the year.

Dana White: Khabib Nurmagomedov on verge of greatness if he beats Justin Gaethje

Nurmagomedov holds the mixed martial arts record for the longest active undefeated streak, 28, which he is putting on the line on Saturday.

Picture of the day Floyd Mayweather – August 25

Former five-weight boxing world champion Mayweather stepped out of retirement to take on mixed martial artist McGregor.

Glen Durrant secures Premier League title with win over Nathan Aspinall

Durrant switched to the PDC at the start of last year.

Fallon Sherrock blows big lead to lose in front of 1,000 crowd in Salzburg

Sherrock began in hot form in the first-round tie, but four missed match darts across two legs cost her dearly as Smith took five straight legs, including a 109 checkout to take the thrilling decider.

Michael Van Gerwen out of Premier League after being thrashed by Daryl Gurney

The Dutchman’s reign in the Premier League is over after defeat on Saturday night

Michael Van Gerwen keeps play-off hopes alive with win over Gary Anderson

Van Gerwen had won only two of his previous seven matches on night 15.
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