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Another Maiden BBL Century – Glenn Maxwell

Dec 16, 2021

Coming into Match 13 of the BBL 11 season, Melbourne Stars had 2 wins in 3 games but they were high on confidence given that they won two on the trot before this game began. They would’ve been further at an advantage since they were playing at their home ground, MCG, but they were playing against Sydney Sixers, who they hadn’t beaten in any of their last 6 games in the Big Bash League (BBL). The BBL 2021/22 season had been a good one for Sixers until here as well, winning 2 of their 3 games ...read more

Gallen cries foul over fight's 'absolute stitch up'

Dec 16, 2021

For Paul Gallen, the time for complaining is over. After months of back and forth, postponements, changes of opponent and other obstacles, Cronulla's favourite son is finally back in the boxing ring on December 22 against former Eels and Manly forward, Darcy Lussick. Despite his grievances with fight promoters over a variety of issues, he told Wide World of Sports it's all in the past. READ MORE: 'Disgusted' Red Bull threatens to quit Formula 1 READ MORE: Wrestling icon dies after triple ...read more

Every Championship team ranked at the half way point of the season

Dec 16, 2021

Last Updated on 15 Dec 2021 1:01 pm (UK Time) Each season the Championship brings surprises and late drama; from Troy Deeney scoring that last minute goal to Paul Caddis keeping Bolton up with the last kick of the game. As we approach the mid-point in the Championship season, we take a look at how each team are doing and rank their performances. All views are my own. If you disagree, let me know in the comments section. D- Sheffield United The joint lowest graded team in this ranking, ...read more

Verstappen to receive trophy as F1 braced for critical 48 hours

Dec 16, 2021

Read Time:4 Minute, 8 Second At the annual FIA Prize Gala event, Verstappen will be presented with the famous trophy that marks the culmination of a brilliant campaign for the Dutchman to secure his maiden title. But while he and his Red Bull team are set for a night to remember, F1 is still reeling from the scandal that has engulfed the sport over the way the final safety car restart at the Yas Marina circuit was handled. Mercedes remains furious that F1 race director Michael Masi ...read more

Virat Kohli Was Told About ODI Captaincy at Last Minute

Dec 16, 2021

The former Indian T20 and ODI captain Virat Kohli has finally ended his silence with regards to the change of ODI captaincy of Team India and his recent requests for ‘rest’ and unavailability. He had a press conference where some of the truth came out which also covered how he wasn’t aware about the change in ODI captaincy until 1.5 hours prior to the selection for the Test squad to South Africa. Kohli’s record of having got no ICC trophies till date led to him stepping down as T ...read more

Tongan Rugby World Cup hero dead at age 36

Dec 16, 2021

Former Tonga and Blues halfback Taniela Moa has died at the age of 36. Moa's death was confirmed by the Tonga Rugby Union which did not specify a cause. "A stalwart of Ikale Tahi Tonga rugby who will now have his name etched among the echelons of the legendary greats," Tonga Rugby said in a statement. Watch the 2022 Japan Rugby League One season from January 8 on Stan Sport, ad free, live and on demand. Start your seven day free trial here! "Such sad news to receive about the passing of ...read more

Agüero Bids Goodbye To The Football

Dec 16, 2021

Last Updated on 15 Dec 2021 7:17 pm (UK Time) Football is in mourning as one of the world’s finest goalscorers has decided to hang up his boots. Sergio Aguero, aged 33 was in tears when he made the announcement. ‘The decision i have made, i have taken it for my health.’ “When they did the first physical test on me in the clinic, the medical staff called me to tell me there was a very big possibility that I wouldn’t be able to keep playing. From that point, I was processing it a ...read more

KTM’s MotoGP young rider approach “not correct” – Lecuona

Dec 16, 2021

Read Time:2 Minute, 33 Second Lecuona was drafted in to replace Brad Binder at Tech3 for 2020 when the South African was promoted to replace Johann Zarco at the factory KTM squad. But Lecuona – then 19 – had only made his circuit racing debut in 2015 after a formative career in supermotard, and by the start of the 2020 season had contested 89 fewer grands prix than Binder. With his 2020 debut season ending three races from the end due to COVID-19 and only consisting of 11 grands prix ...read more

'Out of touch' NFL coach fired after kick scandal

Dec 16, 2021

Urban Meyer's tumultuous NFL tenure ended after just 13 games - and two victories - when the Jacksonville Jaguars fired him today because of an accumulation of missteps. Owner Shad Khan made the move hours after former Jaguars player Josh Lambo told a Florida newspaper Meyer kicked him during practice in August. It was the latest black eye - adding to an already lengthy list of embarrassments - for the three-time national championship-winning college coach who failed miserably to make the tran ...read more

World Championships: Price Eyes Consecutive Titles

Dec 16, 2021

Last Updated on 15 Dec 2021 6:51 pm (UK Time) The end of the darting year culminates with the biggest event in the PDC Calendar – The World Championships. Last year-round the World Championships wasn’t the same without hearing the fans sheer excitement on a 180 or the built-up tension of missing a double repeatedly. 12 months later, the fans are back and will be able to see the best players in darts battle it out on the oche.  The Alexandra Palace will host the illustrious tournament ...read more

Wolff hopes Hamilton will continue in F1 after “pain” of title loss | 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Dec 16, 2021

Read Time:3 Minute, 59 Second Lewis Hamilton’s future in Formula 1 is uncertain following the “pain” of his championship defeat last weekend, Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has admitted. Mercedes has decided not to proceed with an appeal over the controversial end to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Hamilton was overtaken by championship rival Max Verstappen following a restart on the final lap which the team insist contravened F1’s regulations. Hamilton will not participate in ...read more

The day Glenn McGrath stunned Adelaide Oval

Dec 16, 2021

Since Australia won its first cricket Test on English soil in 1882, the two proud nations have been obsessed with their ongoing battle to lay claim to holding the smallest trophy in world sport - the Ashes urn. Ahead of the 2021-22 series, we look back on some iconic Ashes moments from the last 31 years. By Simon Brunsdon and Chris De Silva | 1:11am Dec 16, 2021 1 of 21 Attribution: Getty 2002: McGrath gets airborne to take stunner Glenn McGrath took a total of 38 catches du ...read more

Manchester United fixtures in doubt as 19 positive Coronavirus cases recorded

Dec 16, 2021

Last Updated on 16 Dec 2021 2:50 pm (UK Time) Manchester United is facing a battle to contain a Coronavirus outbreak, with a reported 19 members of the players and staff testing positive, placing Saturday’s fixture against Brighton and Hove Albion in doubt. Ralf Rangnick’s side were forced to close first-team operations at their Carrington training ground on Monday, which resulted in their fixture with Brentford on Tuesday subsequently being postponed. Confirming the news on th ...read more

Hamilton was “robbed” of championship win by F1 race director Masi – Wolff | 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Dec 16, 2021

Read Time:4 Minute, 8 Second Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has accused FIA Formula 1 race director Michael Masi of costing Lewis Hamilton the world championship through his controversial handling of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The team confirmed on Thursday it will not appeal over the outcome of Sunday’s championship-deciding round. However Wolff remains furious over the conclusion of the race, in which Masi ordered a restart at short notice, having only allowed a portion of the ...read more

Messi Raises Anxiety In His Absence From Barcelona Training

Dec 16, 2021

The absence of Argentine star Lionel Messi from Barcelona’s collective training on Wednesday raised questions and concerns about his health, days before the resumption of the Spanish League after a long pause due to the Corona pandemic. The accounts of Barcelona, the leaders of the League, two points behind Real Madrid, with 11 rounds remaining, posted footage of the team’s training today, but Messi did not appear with his colleagues in the sports city of Joan Gamper. The Catalan newspaper ...read more