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Ex-England wing backs a change at head coach : PlanetRugby

The Rugby Football Union should be “bold” and replace Eddie Jones as England’s head coach, according to former wing Ugo Monye. Jones has presided over a disappointing few years, which culminated in a dreadful Autumn Nations Series campaign. They lost two of their four matches, including a shock reversal against Argentina, with their only win …

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Boxing 2022: Skinny Hussein robbed in world title fight against Manny Pacquiao, ref Carlos Padilla, video, reaction

Skinny Hussein, now more than ever, wants those eight seconds back. Wants his soul returned, too. “Because that’s what was taken,” says the man who for 22 years has lived with one of the greatest rorts in Australian boxing history. A Sydney gym owner who way back in 2000 – back when he was 22, …

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England defeat New Zealand by 20 runs in the Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup in Brisbane

England has kept its T20 World Cup hopes alive with a tense, 20-run victory over New Zealand at the Gabba. Skipper Jos Buttler scored a sensational 73, having been twice dropped — on 8 and on 40 — as England made 6-179. Glenn Phillips’ magnificent 62 off 36 balls kept New Zealand in the chase …

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Cricket news: Australia vs West Indies great Brian Lara believes Usain Bolt holds key

Brian Lara says Jamaica’s blueprint for developing world class athletes should be replicated by West Indies cricket, writes SHANNON GILL. Brian Lara insists West Indies cricket should study the approach of Usain Bolt and Jamaican athletics to revive its fortunes and return to its glory days. The West Indies face unique challenges in the cricketing …

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Skinny Hussein robbed in world title fight against Manny Pacquiao, ref Carlos Padilla, video, reaction

Skinny Hussein, now more than ever, wants those eight seconds back. Wants his soul returned, too. “Because that’s what was taken,” says the man who for 22 years has lived with one of the greatest rorts in Australian boxing history. A Sydney gym owner who way back in 2000 – back when he was 22, …

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Australia vs West Indies, first Test, Perth, teams, weather, tickets, fixtures, times, scores, squads, ultimate guide

The first men’s Test of the Australian summer has finally arrived with a new-look West Indies team coming to these shores for the first time in seven years. Kraigg Brathwaite’s team have it all to do to upset red hot favorites Australia, who are coming off a convincing 4-0 Ashes series triumph over England the …

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Alzarri Joseph, David Warner, Australia vs West Indies, first Test, Jason Holder, Justin Langer

David Warner has revealed his first encounter with West Indies pace spearhead Alzarri Joseph came in a fiery net session six years ago when he was a fresh faced 20-year-old. On Wednesday Joseph will lead the West Indies’ pace attack in the first Test of the Australian summer in Perth, but the now 26-year-old playing …

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