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Israel Folau has launched a fundraising video to help fight Rugby Australia

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Furthermore, this is made even more complicated based on Folau's contract, and whether he was permitted to say something like this, after a similar situation the year before. Rugby fan, Robbie Owen created a fundraiser titled " Israel Folau's Intolerance Will Not Be Tolerated", to raise money for LGBT charity Stonewall UK. Read More »

Lasith Malinga leads Sri Lanka to shock win over England

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Lasith Malinga is an example for the rest of Sri Lanka to follow - according to his captain Dimuth Karunaratne. "Early wickets can set teams back, as it did for Sri Lanka when we took early wickets, but in terms of the mindset we were not at our best". Read More »

Arsenal Table Second Bid for Kieran Tierney

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Reports have suggested that Unai Emery may be willing to sell the 30-year-old this summer as he looks to raise funds to strengthen his squad, with the Spaniard only thought to have around £40 million at his disposal. Then we may have a decision to make. "There's big money being quoted for players down there and Kieran is as good as them, if not better". It depends what the bid is. Read More »

England 3-0 Cameroon

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Further confusion came just three minutes after the restart when Cameroon thought they had pulled a goal back to make it 2-1, but Ajara Nchout's effort was eventually disallowed for offside after the referee had again consulted with the VAR. Read More »

How Solskjaer can replace striker Romelu Lukaku at Manchester United

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Manchester United earlier wanted to hire Milan Skriniar in place of Icardi, however, it couldn't pull off, as both the club and player wants to remain in the union. However, Inter's pursuit of the Belgian worldwide could be set to bear fruit. As part of the deal, the former Chelsea and Everton star will be earning wages of £180,000-a-week, which is a step down from his current salary of £225,000 per week at Manchester United . Read More »

Miami stops Bol’s slide in 2nd round, trades him to Denver

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The Denver Nuggets have an incredible cache of high-quality players and once again have the ability to be patient with a presumed first-round talent. He's clearly a high-upside guy, but will he ever reach his potential? A team that picks him in the second round can choose to guarantee him something, but they don't have to. Read More »

Veterans Lopez and Simon set up Queen's final

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Lopez thumped down a couple of aces, and they served out the match, 6-3, in under an hour and a quarter. And in truth, there were not high expectations of success: For all Lopez's doubles skill, Murray was sure to be match-rusty-and as luck would have it, they had drawn the top seeds, Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Col Farah. Read More »

Goffin eyes Federer final after ending Berrettini run in Halle

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World number 43 Herbert, 28, struggled in his first-ever meeting with 20-time major victor Federer, who is hoping to win a ninth Wimbledon title next month. "It was a great feeling on this court, an fantastic atmosphere and a top-level match from my side". Simon also needed three sets to edge past Russian fourth seed Daniil Medvedev. Read More »

Nashville Predators Trade P.K. Subban to Make Room for Future Moves

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The Nashville Predators made a big move on Saturday, trading star defenseman P.K. Subban to the New Jersey Devils . The Predators are not retaining any salary in the deal. "We had to make a business decision". Originally selected 43rd overall by the Montreal Canadiens in 2007, Subban has 98 goals and 310 assists in 645 career games. Read More »

Manchester City to beat Manchester United to £65m Harry Maguire?

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Manchester City appear set to win the race for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire , with the England worldwide favouring a move to the Etihad Stadium over their rivals at Old Trafford. "A big statement, maybe, as Stones is seen as the composed, ball-playing centre-back, but I think Maguire is just as good on the ball". There is a sense that he is ready to take the next step in his career and a move to Manchester City would certainly represent progression. Read More »

Fernando Torres To Retire From Professional Football

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He mentioned that he will have a press conference on 23 June, Sunday, at 10 am Japanese local time to explain his decision further. Torres made his worldwide debut for Spain in 2003 and went on to play 110 games for the national side, including six major tournaments. Read More »

Kohli argues with umpire over DRS during Afghanistan win

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The match didn't turn out to be as straightforward as many expected it to be for Team India . The India captain would have been fretting as first Gulbadin (27) and then Rahmat and Hashmatullah dug in, so he turned back to Bumrah and his seamer did not disappoint, forcing Rahmat to top-edge a pull to fine leg, before Hashmatullah ballooned a ball back to him two deliveries later. Read More »

Pakistan face South Africa in must-win game

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Pakistan are coming into the match on the back of a devastating loss to India . It is not a surprise that the fans have shown little restraint in their criticism of the Sarfaraz Ahmed-led side and stories of factionalism have surfaced from nowhere. Read More »

Green holds three-shot lead heading to weekend at Women's PGA

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Maria Fassi caught a flyer out of the light rough on the 16th and watched it sail over the green on the 16th and into the water for a double bogey. She followed with a 20-foot birdie putt on the par-5 11th, which played so long in these conditions - 557 yards - that she had 7-iron for her third shot. Read More »

New Zealand edge nail-biter against West Indies

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However, he was dismissed off the final delivery of the 49th over while attempting a big hit with the side bowled out for 286 runs in 49 overs. With six needed for victory, Brathwaite attempted to clear long on but found Trent Boult on the ropes instead, crushing West Indies' hopes of a much needed win. Read More »

Federer inches closer to 10th Halle Open title after surviving Tsonga scare

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Berrettini, who was crowned champion in Stuttgart last week, came from behind to beat compatriot Andreas Seppi 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and secure a quarter-final clash with third seeded Russian Karen Khachanov . The Spaniard defeated Richard Gasquet 6-1, 6-4. Two French tennis players have emulated their fellow countrymen and women by having an impromptu football match mid-point during a tennis match in Germany. Read More »

Super Falcons squeeze through, to play Germany in Grenoble

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After a lengthy delay, referee Yoshimi Yamashita allowed it to stand and Germany never looked back. The Germans netted their second goal in the 27th minute via a penalty which was scored by Sara Daebritz and even Nigerian defender Evelyn Nwabuoku was given a yellow card. Read More »

Bruins' Patrice Bergeron played through groin issue in Stanley Cup Final

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The Blues bested the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. The parade will be followed by a rally beneath the Gateway Arch. The city of St. Louis. Let's Eats, sports fans! "This is the greatest day ever for St. Louis", Hull told Fox Sports Midwest reporter Andy Strickland. Coach Craig Berube, who took over when Mike Yeo was sacked in November, is the fourth coach in the past 11 years hired in midseason to lead his team to the National Hockey League title. Read More »

Matthijs de Ligt to snub Barcelona for Juventus

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Rest assured, fans will be dying to see Ronaldo and De Ligt in the same team. According to the report, Juventus will pay around €70million for the Ajax captain, 19, who was one of the key players in the Dutch side's thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals. Read More »

Hamilton under investigation at French Grand Prix

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Vettel won the Canadian Grand Prix on the road ahead of Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes , but after the application of a five-second penalty was demoted to second. Vettel reacted by condemning the over-regulation of the sport. Let us do what we want. The world champion held his left hand up to apologise to Verstappen. Read More »

PSG's appeal over Neymar's three-match ban rejected by UEFA

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As per Spanish publication Marca , Les Parisiens are believed to have placed Neymar on the market, but are not willing to accept anything less than the €222 million (R3.6 billon) they paid Barca for his services in 2017. There is, however, also interest from Real Madrid , with president Florentino Perez having been a long-time admirer of the Brazilian having previously tried to sign him for Los Blancos. Read More »

New Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri: I would love to help Cristiano

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Sarri was famously stubborn in his tactical approach at Chelsea , though the Italian says Hazard's inclusion in his preferred 4-3-3 formation forced him to alter the tactics that he had previously used at Napoli . "They have wingers who want the ball at their feet and like to go one-on-one". "What changes are the characteristics of the players", he said. "We chose Sarri because we feel he is the best manager for Juventus right now". Read More »

NHL Awards: Don Sweeney Named General Manager of the Year

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Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman: Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames. Trotz beat out Tampa Bay's Jon Cooper and St. Louis' Craig Berube for the Adams trophy, which is based on regular-season performance. Vasilevskiy, winning the award for the first time, recorded an NHL-leading 39 victories. Sweeney told reporters in Vancouver, where the NHL Draft begins Friday, that hasn't informed any of the B's unrestricted free agents (Johansson, Noel Acciari , Steven Kampfer , Zane ... Read More »

Africa Cup of Nations match report Egypt v Zimbabwe

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Egypt's midfielder Mahmoud "Trezeguet" Hassan gestures to the fans as he celebrates after scoring a goal during their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opening match against Zimbabwe at Cairo International Stadium on June 21, 2019. His counterpart Sunday Chidzambwa says his side is well prepared but admits it will be a very tough game against the hosts , seven time champions. Read More »

Paraguay draw frustrating - Messi

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Messi's goal cancelled out Richard Sanchez's 37th minute opener, as the sides had to settle for a share of the spoils. Having hauled Argentina back into the game with a thundered penalty in the second-half after VAR awarded a handball decision against Ivan Piris , Messi could only watch on in a state of deep despair as Otamendi thrashed into Derlis Gonzalez from behind and gave away a spot kick of his own. Read More »

England vs Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka could only manage to win against Afghanistan in the five matches they have played so far. England have won four out of five matches they played so far and are now at the second position with eight points. But they come into the contest in high spirits and excellent form following a resounding 150-run victory over Afghanistan at Old Trafford on Tuesday. Read More »

MCCARTHY: Woodland wins U.S. Open at Pebble Beach

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But after a magnificent week of golf that touched just about every possible heart string for even the coldest observer, you can't possibly be upset, either. But Woodland, who had his sights set on playing professional basketball before focusing on golf, said he never doubted that one day he would find success although he was not sure where. Read More »

Zion Williamson is a sure bet to be NBA’s next big star

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But some Memphis fans still aren't ready to let go of the past on draft night. The Grizzlies agreed to trade Mike Conley, their longtime point guard, to Utah a day earlier. 1 pick by New Orleans Pelicans . Atlanta, which had a bevy of picks heading in, moved No. 8, 17 and 35 to New Orleans for No. 4. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because deal is pending league approval. Read More »

Roger Federer makes winning start to grass-court season at Halle Open

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Because you want to know how his friends are doing. Federer is making his 17th Halle appearance and is trying to secure his first double-digit title haul at a single event. "He always gives 100 per cent on court and it will be a real test, but that is perhaps exactly what I need", the Swiss said. "Grass just comes in handy". Read More »

Bucks shed salary by sending Tony Snell, No. 30 pick to Pistons

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Leuer played in 41 games for the Pistons a year ago (one start), averaging 3.8 points and 2.4 rebounds. Wojnarowski shared more information about why the trade was made for both teams. The Pistons now hold the 15th and 30th pick in the upcoming draft. He was mostly healthy after being limited to eight games in 2017-18 due to an ankle injury, followed by off-season knee surgery. Read More »

Morgan smashes 17 sixes against Afghanistan to set new world record

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England on Tuesday scored 397-6 against Afghanistan at Old Trafford which is their highest ever total in World Cup . They beat their own previous record of 24 sixes, which they achieved against West Indies in Grenada earlier this year. Morgan's haul was one short of the entire England team's tally for sixes in 2015. Morgan also whacked 17 sixes, recording the most number of sixes by a batsman in a single ODI match. Read More »

Atletico Madrid agree deal to sign €40m midfielder Marcos Llorente

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BREAKING: Atletico Madrid confirm the signing of Marcos Llorente from Real Madrid on a five-year deal. "The 24-year-old Spanish midfielder will sign on a five-year contract". The 24-year-old joined Real's youth academy at the age of 13, spending the last 11 years at the Bernabeu. " Real Madrid wishes you good luck on your new stage". Read More »

Gerrard rejects chance to replace Lampard at Derby

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The Anfield youngster was pictured driving into the Light Blues' Hummel Training Centre base on Monday as the Gers squad reported back for pre-season training. "When I heard Rangers were involved I spoke to my representatives, the gaffer and Steven Gerrard ", he said. They await to find out the result of the Preliminary Round, as FC Prishtina, who play in the Football Superleague of Kosovo, will play St Joseph, who play in the Gibraltar Premier Division, on June 27 and July 2. Read More »

Lakers reportedly never asked Anthony Davis about waiving trade kicker

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Kyle Kuzma and LeBron James are the only other two Lakers remaining on the team's end-of-season roster. Lakers are aggressively pursuing the purchase of second-round picks in Thursday's NBA Draft too, league sources tell ESPN. - the Clippers are poised to be able to lure him from Toronto. It seems a trio of Anthony Davis , Kyrie Irving , and LeBron James is ready to take the National Basketball Association by storm next season. Read More »

De Ligt shouldn't join Man United - Gullit

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As per Spanish radio network Cadena Ser , De Ligt's agent Mino Raiola has advised the Netherlands worldwide to snub a move to the Blaugrana, with Raiola informing the LaLiga giants of his client's decision. Barcelona believe that De Ligt is making an economical choice rather than one over playing time because he wanted a higher wage offer than that Frenkie de Jong got. Read More »

Rodri tells Atletico he wants to leave

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The Spain worldwide only joined Atletico in a £21.5m deal from La Liga rivals Villarreal last summer, however, the midfielder has now told the club he wants to move on after just one season with Diego Simeone's side. Consequentially, the signing will break the club's transfer record held by last summer's arrival of Riyad Mahrez from Leicester. Rodri has also attracted interest from other clubs such as Bayern Munich and Manchester United, tweeted Spanish football expert Guillem Balague. Read More »

Simmons' Twitter outburst reveals signs of troubles in Afghan team

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The 17 sixes are the most by a batsman in a one-day worldwide, one better than the previous record shared by Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers and Rohit Sharma. With this win, England moved a step closer to the semi-final qualification with four wins from five matches while Afghanistan are out of the competition having lost all five games. Read More »

ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 dates announced

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International Cricket Council ( ICC ) director Indra Nooyi has urged cricket fans to come in large number to watch the ICC Women's T20 World Cup final, which is scheduled to take place on the International Women's Day - March 8 - next year. Read More »

Man Utd agree record-breaking £55m fee to sign Aaron Wan-Bissaka

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The publication claimed a source "familiar with the negotiations" confirmed that the deal values Wan-Bissaka at £55 million (R998 million), which would be a world-record fee for a fullback. Wan-Bissaka's breakout 2018/19 season - where he made 39 appearances in all competitions -saw him become a top transfer target for United, who are looking to rebuild after a miserable campaign under Jose Mourinho and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in 2018/19. Read More »

Australia bat against Bangladesh in World Cup clash at Trent Bridge

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Bangladesh chased down the target with more than 50 balls to spare that shows that they are no more minnows and can turn the game in their favour against any side. On the other hand, Australia have batting depth with players like Finch, Warner, Smith, Khawaja and Maxwell bringing stability. Skipper Aaron Finch and David Warner are providing them with solid starts and laying the platform for the likes of Steve Smith, who has been a rock in the middle order. Read More »