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Hurricanes outmuscle Highlanders in Super Rugby Aotearoa

The Wellington Hurricanes held off a hard-finishing Otago Highlanders for a 17-11 Super Rugby Aotearoa victory in Wellington on Sunday hailed as "massive" by captain TJ Perenara. The Hurricanes were cruising at 17-0 ahead, commanding more than 66 percent of...

Pumas’ De la Fuente eyes Top 14 ‘dream’ with Perpignan move

Argentina centre Jeronimo de la Fuente has signed a three-year deal with Perpignan after being released by the Jaguares due to financial issues, the French second-tier club said on Sunday. De la Fuente, 29, who has 54 Argentina caps, was...

Best indoor cycling shoes: Keep your feet cool during indoor efforts

Thanks to the Covid-19 coronavirus, spending a bit of quality time with your turbo trainer saw a huge rise in popularity. While indoor cycling shoes might not be the first thing that comes to mind, your über-stiff and ultra-sculpted...

Laka’s latest insurance will cost you just £1 for the rest of the year

In response to the rise in people taking to two wheels, Laka has announced an all-new insurance policy that aims to make insurance affordable to all. Laka Club, a policy offering third-party cover, was announced on Friday. It will...

Emma Pooley breaks Everesting women’s record by 15 minutes

has broken the women's record for the Everesting Challenge by more than 15 minutes, and is the first woman to finish the 8,848 metres of climbing in under nine hours. The now-retired former time trial world champion completed 10 repeats of...

Chris Froome leaves Ineos for Israel Start-Up Nation

Chris Froome will leave Team Ineos at the end of the season after signing a multi-year contract at Israel Start-Up Nation. The move was confirmed on Thursday morning with Ineos announcing that Froome would be leaving the team...

10 transfer targets to help Chris Froome win the 2021 Tour de France

The announcement of Team Ineos leader Chris Froome's somewhat expected – and yet somehow surprising – move to Israel Start-Up Nation for the 2021 season means that the Israeli WorldTour squad now needs to set about building a team...

Alberto Contador sets new Everesting record

Alberto Contador has broken Lachlan Morton's Everesting record, climbing 8,848 metres in just 7 hours, 27 minutes and 20 seconds. The Spanish ex-pro, who won seven Grand Tours during his career, completed the feat on the Navapelegrín climb near Segovia, north of...

Boonen: If anyone can dismantle Ineos, it’s Chris Froome

Tom Boonen believes that Chris Froome has given himself the best possible chance of equalling the record of five Tour de France victories by choosing to leave Team Ineos and join Israel Start-Up Nation. This week it was announced that Froome will leave his 11-year home at...

From hurricanes to coronavirus, three Puerto Rican athletes share their stories of what the...

It's like Puerto Rico can't catch a break. First, in September 2017, came a borderline Category 5 hurricane, one of the most powerful ever to hit Puerto Rico and the mainland United States. Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $90 billion...

Kyrgios aims Twitter rant at Thiem for defending Adria Tour players

Australia's Nick Kyrgios has slammed Dominic Thiem for defending players who competed at the ill-fated Adria Tour and subsequently tested positive for the coronavirus. Kyrgios has repeatedly criticised organisers and players at the abandoned event in the Balkans, where Novak...

Djokovic claims he was subject to ‘witch hunt’ after Adria Tour coronavirus fiasco

Novak Djokovic has accused critics of subjecting him to a "witch hunt" after several players tested positive for the coronavirus during his regional Adria Tour tennis event, and he said he was still uncertain whether he would play at...

Australian Open winner Sofia Kenin ready to compete again in World TeamTennis

After being at home for several months because of the global coronavirus pandemic, Sofia Kenin was more than eager to return to competition. So when the opportunity arose to play World TeamTennis this summer, she jumped at the chance. It...

Iniesta: I Got A Piece Of The Pitch From FNB Stadium

Ten years on from Spain's first-ever FIFA World Cup title, match-winner Andres Iniesta reveals the memorable souvenir he took from the FNB Stadium. The FC Barcelona legend struck in second-half of extra-time against the Netherlands to seal Spain's first-ever World...

SA Defender Eyeing Huge Achievement In Spain

A South African defender could be on course to achieve success in Spain by helping his club to promotion. Former Free State Stars, Maritzburg United and Bloemfontein Celtic left-back Thabang Matuka, who is playing for CD Almunecar City in Spain,...

Messi Matches Henry’s Impressive Record & Sets New LaLiga Record

After bagging an assist in Barcelona's win over Real Valladolid, Lionel Messi matched an impressive record set by his former teammate Thierry Henry and set a new LaLiga record in the process. Click through the gallery to see the...

14 Training Venues, 11 Stadiums – Football Is Back!

The Premier Soccer League has informed SAFA of its plans to restart the 2019/20 season, with 14 training venues and 11 stadiums to be used. In a letter sent to SAFA acting CEO Tebogo Motlanthe and seen by the Siya...

Shakur Stevenson Vacating His WBO 126-Pound Title

By Kenneth Friedman: Shakur Stevenson is poised to vacate his WBO 126-pound title so that he can move up to 130 and go after the belts in that division. The 23-year-old Stevenson (14-0, 8 KOs) has only had the...

Boxing Results: Carlos Takam Defeats Jerry Forrest

By Max Seitelman: Carlos Takam labored to a dull 10 round unanimous decision against Jerry Forrest on Thursday night in heavyweight action on ESPN. The former world title challenger Takam (39-5-1, 28 KOs) was the far busier fighter of...

The Story Of Michael Bentt: Heavyweight’s Forgotten King

By Ian Aldous: Considering he had an episode of the Netflix documentary series ‘Losers’ entitled ‘The Miscast Champion’ dedicated to his story, it’s immensely ironic when studying everything that Michael Bentt achieved in the amateur and professional games. The...

Canelo Alvarez Wants A TOP Fighter For September 12 Says Eric Gomez

By Matt Lieberman: Canelo Alvarez wants a top fighter for his September 12 bout on DAZN, according to Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez. He says they have a couple of names that are under consideration for that date. Gomez...

Fury Sparring Partner Anderson Slams Glove Tampering Claims

Unbeaten Heavyweight and previous sparring partner to Tyson Fury, Jared ‘Big Baby’ Anderson has slammed suggestions that the WBC champion tampered with his gloves ahead of his victory over Deontay Wilder in February. Anderson (4-0, 4 KOs) was Fury’s chief...

Andy Ruiz Jr And Chris Arreola In Discussions For Fight

By Kenneth Friedman: Andy Ruiz Jr. and former three-time heavyweight world title challenger Chris Arreola are in discussions for a fight. The talks are said to be going “good” between them, according to the 39-year-old Arreola (38-6-1, 33 KOs). The...

Canelo Taking A Significant Pay-Cut For Sept.12

By Sean Jones: Canelo Alvarez will be taking a “significant pay-cut” for his next fight, says Golden Boy Promotions president Eric Gomez. They’re looking for an opponent that is affordable for him to fight on September 12. Gomez is...

Srisaket Sor Rungvisai Battles Amnat Ruenroeng On August 1 In Thailand

By Jim Dower: In what shapes up to be a slaughter, former two-time WBC super flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will be facing former IBF flyweight champ Amnat Ruenroeng on August 1 at the Workpoint Studio in Thailand. DAZN will...

Eleider Alvarez Vs. Joe Smith Jr Rescheduled For August

By Chris Williams: Eleider ‘Storm’ Alvarez will be facing KO artist Joe Smith Jr in late August in the third week in light heavyweight action, according to ESPN. The date will be between August 20 and August 22. We...

Gervonta Davis Batters Ivan Redkach In Sparring

By Dan Ambrose: Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis posted a video on social media on Friday of him beating up his sparring partner Ivan Redkach. What was impressive about the one-sided nature of the Davis’ thrashing of Redkach (23-5-1, 18 KOs)...

David Benavidez Vs. Roamer Angulo On August 15 On SHOWTIME

By Sean Jones: David Benavidez will be back in the ring next month in defending his WBC 168-lb belt against bottom-ranked #15 fringe contender Roamer Angulo on August 15 on Showtime. The location of the fight will be...

Jose Ramirez Vs. Viktor Postol In The Works For August

By Chris Williams: Top Rank is working on scheduling Jose Ramirez vs. Viktor Postol for late August. ESPN is reporting that Top Rank president Todd Duboef is looking at having WBC light welterweight champion Ramirez (25-0, 17 KOs) defend...

Ivan Redkach LECTURES Tank Davis, Says He Left After 4 Rounds

By Allan Fox: In what some boxing fans feel is a classless move, Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis posted a video clip on social media of him hammering his sparring partner Ivan Redkach in front of his cheering team on Friday...

Canelo Alvarez Could Fight In September AND December

By Barry Holbrook: Saul Canelo Alvarez could still end up fighting twice in 2020 despite the pandemic wiping out his previous plans on competing on May 2. Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 K.O.s) is expected back on September 12 on DAZN in Las...

Bob Arum TERMINATING Jarrell ‘Big Baby Miller’s Contract With Top Rank

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says he’ll be terminating the contract for heavyweight Jarrell’ Big Baby’ Miller after he tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 while training for his comeback fight against Jerry Forrest on July 9. Arum told Talk...