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5.03am EDT 05:03 2 min: Oh my! Almost the worst possible beginning for Nepal, as the skipper Chemjong drove a clearance into the back of his own defender, and the ball almost ricocheted over the ‘keeper’s head! 5.01am EDT 05:01 Kick off! 1 min: And we’re off! Australia with the ball. Almost a comical beginning …

The world’s biggest football authorities, including those who run the Premier League, World Cup and Champions League, have called on Saudi Arabia to take action to stop a sophisticated, homegrown pirate TV and streaming service that is illegally broadcasting matches internationally. The strongly worded letter from the exasperated sports bodies – including Fifa, Uefa, Germany’s …

Our writers and reporters pick their most memorable moments of a manic World Cup What did you most enjoy? George Dobell: The spirit. Cricket has become a little more gentle, a little more decent, a little nicer since the last World Cup. It was demonstrated in the gracious manner in which New Zealand reacted to …

The run-rate dipGiven how ODI run rates had soared in England in the four years leading up to this World Cup 2019 – it was 6.07 in the period between the last two World Cups – people generally assumed that the scoring rate in this edition would leave behind previous ones by some distance. Well, …

Hello and welcome to Monday’s live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While the JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka plunged into a crisis, with 14 MLAs of the alliance submitting their resignation to the Speaker, the World Cup fever sweeps the …

James Anderson is a real doubt for this summer’s Ashes after scans revealed he’d suffered a calf muscle tear. The ECB have confirmed England’s all-time leading Test wicket taker suffered a “low-grade tear” and will be continually reassessed, The Sun reports. Anderson — who was spotted with his England teammates at Wimbledon this week — …

Few in the game have ever had as much bravado as Shane Warne and none has ever been able to do what he could as a wrist spinner. With his ripping legbreaks, unerring accuracy and natural cricketing nous, Warne was the first man to ever take 700 Test wickets and for much of his career …

Dutch goalkeeper Sari van Veenendaal makes a save as Sweden’s Sofia Jakobsson closes in. (Franck Fife / AFP/Getty Images) [Women’s World Cup bracket] In-game updates 37th minute: A defensive battle Much of the so far has been a battle of attrition. The sides have combined for five shots, three corners and 32 defensive clearances. Both …

Megan Rapinoe Becomes Meme for World Cup Pose | PEOPLE.com Top Navigation Close View image Megan Rapinoe Knows She’s a Meme Now for World Cup Pose: I’m ‘Trying to Entertain’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. Source link

Ellen White celebrates after putting England up by two goals over Norway. (Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) The Women’s World Cup quarterfinals began Thursday with Norway and England squaring off in Le Havre. Follow along here for live updates. How to watch | Pregame reading Halftime: England in control England holds a 2-0 lead and is in …