November 22, 2019

England 12-32 South Africa: Springboks win World Cup for record-equalling third time

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From BBC 2019 Rugby World Cup final England: (6) 12 Pen: Farrell 4 South Africa: (12) 32 Try: Mapimpi, Kolbe Con: Pollard 2 Pen: Pollard 6 South Africa broke English hearts with a ruthless display of power rugby to seize their third Rugby World Cup in devastating fashion. Twenty two points from the boot of nerveless fly-half Handre Pollard and second-half tries from […]

2019 Rugby World Cup Quarter-finals – results: England 40-16 Australia

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Find out how England reached the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 12 years By Sarah Mockford Head-to-Head Played – 51 England wins – 25 Australia wins – 25 Draws – 1 Did you know? Jonny May won his 50th cap and became the first England player to score two tries in a […]

2019 Rugby World Cup: Japan 38-19 Samoa

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By Alan Pearey From Rugby World Japan notch up their third successive win in Pool A, but the World Cup hosts leave it late to grab the bonus point against a Samoa team that went down fighting in Toyota Five-pointer: Japan celebrate the try by Timothy Lafaele that set them on their way against Samoa […]

World Cup 2022: Qatar still a “playground for unscrupulous employers”

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Despite promises to reform and ensure abused migrant workers have access to remedy, new research from Amnesty International reveals that hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar have given up on receiving unpaid wages, returning home penniless. Amnesty’s report, All work, no pay: The struggle of Qatar’s migrant workers for justice, documents how workers employed by three construction […]

Wimbledon: content monetization takes centre court

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Wimbledon’s innovative approach to content distribution is changing the game, transforming the tournament’s relationship with it’s audience By Chaymae Samir From Reuters Community For the first time since the tournament’s inception, Wimbledon will use its archive footage to reach new fans and win over more sponsors. While rooted in tradition, the competition’s contemporary approach to […]

St Lucia Stars see Caribbean Premier League contract terminated

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From The Cricketer CPL Limited has terminated the participation agreement with Royal Sports Club, LLC, the entity that operates Stars St Lucia Stars have seen their Caribbean Premier League contract terminated by the organisation. The franchise will therefore not compete in this year’s edition of the competition, after CPL Limited terminated the participation agreement with Royal […]

England win Cricket World Cup: Ben Stokes stars in dramatic victory over New Zealand

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By Stephan Shemilt From BBC Sport at Lord’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final, Lord’s New Zealand 241-8 (50 overs): Nicholls 55, Woakes 3-37, Plunkett 3-42 England 241 all out (50 overs): Stokes 84, Buttler 59, Neesham 3-43, Ferguson 3-50 England win after super over Scorecard England beat New Zealand to win the men’s World Cup for […]

Did you know slavery is involved in bringing us the World Cup?

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From Freedom United The Women’s 2019 World Cup is drawing to a close and many of us are now looking forward to the Men’s 2022 World Cup – but not at the expense of workers’ freedom. Migrant workers in Qatar, some of whom are involved in construction projects for the World Cup, are alleging labor abuses that amount […]

Cricket: Gayle appointed vice-captain for World Cup

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Veteran West Indies opener Chris Gayle has been appointed vice-captain for the upcoming World Cup, in England and Wales. Cricket West Indies announced that Gayle, 39, would serve as Captain Jason Holder’s deputy from May 30 to July 14. The World Cup is expected to be his swansong from […]

Cricket: Russell ‘hungry’ for West Indies return at World Cup

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From Channel News Asia Andre Russell has represented West Indies in only a single one-day international since 2015 but his World Cup call-up was not surprising and the hard-hitting all-rounder is hungry to represent the Caribbean side again. MUMBAI: Andre Russell has represented West Indies in only a single one-day international since 2015 but his […]