Samoa defectors weaken Australia: England

England rugby league captain Sam Tomkins welcomes the decision by leading NRL players to shift their allegiances from Australia to Samoa, even if it increases his team’s role in their World Cup opener. Penrith five-eighth Jarome Luai and winger Brian To’o are among those turning their backs on the Kangaroos by pledging their support for … Read more

Morocco demands Adidas withdraw Algeria’s football shirt | Football news

Morocco accuses Adidas of usurping Moroccan culture in its new collection for Algeria’s national football team. The Moroccan government has called on Adidas to withdraw its collection of new jerseys for the Algeria national football team, accusing the German sportswear company of usurping “Moroccan cultural heritage”. Morocco’s Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communications said in … Read more

A true smorgasbord of tasty games

no. 2 Alabama at No. 20 Arkansas Image: Getty Images Fayetteville was a doinked field goal away from hosting College Gameday for the first time since 2006. Instead, the Razorbacks lost a heartthrob to the Aggies, and it’s only a week in the SEC for the Crimson Tide. But the last time we saw Bryce … Read more

Staunton defeats Laloifi in AFLW showdown

Cora Staunton, the main attacker of GWS, garnered critical acclaim in a captivating showdown with defender Vaomua Laloifi as the Giants defeated Carlton in the AFLW. Irish powerhouse Staunton proved crucial as the Giants bounced back from last weekend’s 96-point thump by the Crows to beat the Blues 4.5 (29) to 1.6 (12). The 40-year-old … Read more

Popular wrestler and politician Antonio Inoki dies at age 79

TOKYO — Popular Japanese professional wrestler and legislator Antonio Inoki, who faced world boxing champion Muhammad Ali in a 1976 mixed martial arts match, has died at the age of 79. Inoki made Japanese pro wrestling known and pioneered mixed martial arts competitions between top wrestlers and champions from other martial arts such as judo, … Read more

Tupaea aims for RWC return after knee surgery

All Blacks center Quinn Tupaea is hoping to return to action for next year’s Rugby World Cup as he prepares for knee surgery following a season-ending injury he sustained against Australia last month. Wallabies lock Darcy Swain was banned for six weeks for the controversial cleanup that tore the 23-year-old’s knee ligaments during New Zealand’s … Read more

Bayern Munich 4-0 Bayer Leverkusen | Bundesliga highlights | Videos | Watch TV show

Use Chrome Browser for a more accessible video player Highlights of the Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen at the Allianz Arena.

GWS bounces back with AFLW win over Carlton

GWS has come back from a record AFLW thumping with a snappy 17 point win over Carlton at Sydney’s Henson Park. The Giants seemed determined to make up for their 95-point loss to Adelaide last week with a quick start against the Blues, before slacking off to secure a 4.5 (29) to 1.6 (12) win … Read more

Higuaín scores late winner to ruin Toronto FC’s last home game

TORONTO – Gonzalo Higuaín came through at just the right moment when his 86th-minute goal propelled Inter Miami CF to a 1-0 victory to ruin Toronto FC’s final home game of the season on Friday. Higuain’s goal was the culmination of a rock-solid second half for Miami (13-13-6), which desperately needed a win as it … Read more