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Premiership Rugby is considering midweek matches in order to finish the season as well as slashing the length of its summer break in a move that could seriously jeopardise player welfare. The PRL chief executive, Darren Childs, has claimed finishing the season is “the No 1 priority” with Harlequins on Monday the latest club to …

Prodigy Hend Zaza qualified to play in this summer’s Games after winning last week’s West Asia Olympic qualification tournament in Jordan. Zaza, who was born in 2009, will become the youngest athlete to compete at this year’s competition. Ranked 155th in the world, she defeated Lebanon’s Mariana Sahakian 4-3 in the women’s final in Amman. …

Adam Scott says hotel room service and a phone call home for his daughter’s birthday will keep his mind off a final-round title showdown with world No.1 Rory McIlroy and Matt Kuchar . Making his first start of the year and seeking his first US PGA Tour win in almost four years, Scott stormed into …

Sunday, February 9th, 2020 3:35pm Western Power Distribution say they are aware of two major power cuts currently affecting people near Milton Keynes. 688 properties in the MK46 and MK43 postcodes close to the village of Clifton Reynes, near Olney, are currently without power. Meanwhile, 555 properties in the NN12 postcode which covers …

Jemma Reekie produced one of the finest performances by a British athlete in recent memory to display her Olympic credentials but in doing so reignited the debate over shoe technology. The 21-year-old Scottish athlete blasted past her training partner Laura Muir on the final lap to win an invitation women’s 800m race at Glasgow’s Emirates …

The Microsoft founder’s eldest child shared a photo on her Instagram account Wednesday revealing that Nassar, who helped Egypt qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, had proposed. “Nayel Nassar, you are one of a kind. Absolutely swept me off my feet this past weekend, surprising me in the most meaningful location over one of our …

White initially looked to miss City forward Georgia Stanway, deployed at right back to cover for the injured Aoife Mannion and a Matilde Fidalgo struggling to adapt to the WSL. United’s introduction of Lauren James paid immediate dividends when the teenager latched onto a ball from range, beat Keira Walsh with a backheel and nudged …

At the heart of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal is the sport’s long struggle with technology and its inconsistent drawing of a line between gamesmanship and cheating. Baseball’s mythos is immersed in cunning larceny and wily deceit. So is its vocabulary: Nice guys finish last. Bases are “stolen.” Balls (and some players) are “juiced.” The entire point …

Football supporters and civil rights activists have expressed anger and concern over the use of facial recognition technology for a derby match in south Wales. Two surveillance vans kitted out with the controversial technology were seen patrolling around Cardiff City’s stadium before the club’s game against Swansea City on Sunday. Some fans donned masks, wore …

‘VAR was an important tool… it worked fantastic’: Ralph Hasenhuttl praises technology after Leicester’s leveller against Southampton was ruled out Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl praised the impact of VAR on Saturday Saints picked up a win at Leicester after a late leveller for the hosts was ruled out  Brendan Rodgers had no complaints after Jonny …