Month: June 2021

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12:26 PM BST South African teams could feature in Europe’s elite club rugby competitions from the 2022-23 season following the formation of the United Rugby Championship (URC) which was unveiled on Tuesday. The Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers will square up against four sides from each of Wales and Ireland, and two from Scotland and
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9:15 AM ET Associated Press HALLE, Germany — Daniil Medvedev‘s grass-court season got off to a bad start after the top-seeded Russian lost his first-round match at the Halle Open to Jan-Lennard Struff on Tuesday. Medvedev was broken three times in a 7-6 (6), 6-3 loss. He was coming off reaching the French Open quarterfinals
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Shikhar Dhawan will make his captaincy debut in the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka.© Twitter Ahead of the limited-overs series against Sri Lanka, the Indian white-ball squad has assembled in Mumbai and every member involved is now undergoing quarantine. The India squad led by Shikhar Dhawan will play three intra-squad games in Colombo as preparation
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10:28 PM ET Shohei Ohtani leads American League designated hitters in All-Star Game fan votes by a wide margin. But the Los Angeles Angels‘ two-way sensation also is putting together a spectacular season on the mound, creating the possibility of Ohtani both pitching and hitting at Coors Field in Denver on July 13. Angels manager
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10:19 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Major League Baseball is expected to announce Tuesday it will suspend players caught with any foreign substance for 10 days with pay to help curtail the widespread use of grip enhancers by
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12:20 AM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print With the LA Clippers trying to hit their stride in their second-round NBA playoff series with the Utah Jazz, Kawhi Leonard appeared to be at the height of his powers with a monstrous dunk late in the first half. LA entered Monday night’s Game
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Ajinkya Rahane will lead India’s middle-order batting in the WTC Final against New Zealand.© Instagram India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is getting the “basics right” ahead of the much-awaited World Test Championships (WTC) final against New Zealand which gets underway from Friday. Rahane on Monday shared a video in which he can be seen hitting
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10:49 PM ET Eric GomezMexico writer TIJUANA, Mexico — Brandon Moreno, the first Mexican-born champion in UFC history, received a welcome befitting of a champion at his hometown gym Monday following his UFC flyweight title win over the weekend. Two days removed from defeating Deiveson Figueiredo at UFC 263 on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona, Moreno