Eddie Jones bites tongue over officiating after England loss to Wales

Rugby Feb 28, 2021

Eddie Jones bites tongue over officiating after England loss to Wales

England coach Eddie Jones tried to make his frustration clear while refusing to criticize referee Pascal Gauzere following the reigning Six Nations champions' 40-24 loss to host Wales on Saturday. Defeat in what Jones had labeled a "make-or-break" third-round fixture all but ended England's hopes ...

Crowd pressure for England at world's biggest cricket stadium

Cricket Feb 24, 2021

Crowd pressure for England at world's biggest cricket stadium

Tens of thousands are expected to flock to the world's biggest cricket stadium on Wednesday and India skipper Virat Kohli thinks England will be intimidated by the experience. The rebuilt Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, where former U.S. president Donald Trump held a rally last ...

Eddie Jones hails Jonny May's spectacular 'rugby league' try

Rugby Feb 14, 2021

Eddie Jones hails Jonny May's spectacular 'rugby league' try

England coach Eddie Jones said that Jonny May's extraordinary try in Saturday's 41-18 Six Nations victory over Italy reminded him of a rugby league finish, though the flying up-and-over dive would have probably been more at home in last week's Super Bowl. May received the ...

England enters unusual Six Nations with target on its back

Rugby Feb 4, 2021

England enters unusual Six Nations with target on its back

That reigning champion England is the team to beat heading into a Six Nations is not unusual. That the entire 2021 tournament is scheduled to be played without spectators, however, makes it like no other before it even kicks off. Rugby Union got used to staging ...

Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint

Soccer Jan 15, 2021

Frank Lampard defends goal celebrations as officials call for restraint

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard defended his players on Thursday amid a growing debate about teams celebrating goals with hugs and high-fives while the country is battling the COVID-19 pandemic. England's deputy chief medical officer has urged players to stop such physical contact and a senior ...