Australia hopes to invite 'full crowds' for Ashes series

Cricket May 19, 2021

Australia hopes to invite 'full crowds' for Ashes series

Cricket Australia is hoping for packed stadiums for this year's Ashes series even if England's "Barmy Army" of traveling fans is unlikely to get into the country, interim chief executive Nick Hockley said on Wednesday. The schedule for Australia's 2021-22 home season was confirmed on ...

Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

Rugby Apr 21, 2021

Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

The Rugby Football Union gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team's fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship but made a series of recommendations to improve performance. England delivered a poor defense of the title won in the ...

Premier League chief hopes to have fans at matches by end of season

Soccer Mar 13, 2021

Premier League chief hopes to have fans at matches by end of season

The Premier League plans to allow up to 10,000 fans in stadiums for the final two rounds of matches this season, chief executive Richard Masters said Friday. The British government set out a four-stage easing of England's COVID-19 lockdown restrictions last month. Under the third stage ...

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 ...