Farewell, Ted Dexter, last of the great amateurs

Ted Dexter, the debonair former England captain who has died at the age of 86, was a man apart — whether he was standing for parliament, coming within a putt of qualifying for the Open Championship, flying his family to Australia, or devising the ratings system now used by the ICC. But cricket was central … Read more

Arsenal’s Ainsley U-turn: Maitland-Niles told he is NOT leaving at hastily-arranged meeting

Arsenal’s Ainsley U-turn: Maitland-Niles told he is NOT leaving after Gunners renege on indication he could join Everton following his ‘All I wanna do is go where I’m wanted’ plea on social media Arsenal’s Ainsley Maitland-Niles is the subject of interest from Everton  But it has emerged that Arsenal are now looking to keep hold … Read more

Ronaldo and Lukaku deals show fans’ need for new signings outstrips thirst for change | Premier League

Oh! pleasant exercise of hope and joy! For mighty were the auxiliars which then stood upon our side, we who were strong in love. Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive. But to be on Fulham Road, wreathed in canisters of blue smoke, holding a home-made banner reading FANS NOT CUSTOMERS, was very … Read more

Delhi, Mumbai, Karnataka clubbed in same group

Ranji Trophy 2021: Heavyweights Mumbai, Karnataka and Delhi have been clubbed in virtual “group of Death” in the Ranji Trophy Ranji Trophy 2021: Delhi, Mumbai & Karnataka in group of death – Domestic heavyweights Mumbai, Karnataka and Delhi have been clubbed in virtual “group of Death” in the Ranji Trophy, which will start from January … Read more

Brooks Koepka Explains Why He Won’t Drop Feud With Bryson DeChambeau

“You tell your man if he’s got something to say, say it to myself,” is how Koepka described DeChambeau’s remarks to Elliott, adding: “I thought that was ironic because he went straight to Ricky.” Shortly thereafter, Koepka emerged from the locker room. “Ricky told me when I came out, and then I just walked right … Read more

Never mind the banner: Test cricket’s future looks bright on days like these | England v India 2021

It was a luxurious slow burn of a third day at Headingley, one of those days when the moments all seem to blur into a kind of ambient hum, a day when nothing is wasted and nothing is resolved, when everything is moving but nobody is going anywhere. India’s batters seemed content to mark out … Read more

Chelsea loan midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko to AC Milan again as Serie A contenders seal two-year deal

Chelsea loan midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko to AC Milan again as Serie A contenders seal two-year deal with the option to make the move permanent… and tell fans they have ‘unlocked’ the former France star before producing a video showing him signing in chalk Tiemoue Bakayoko has rejoined AC Milan from Chelsea in a two-year loan … Read more

Hyderabad FC bolster squad with Las Palmas academy

ISL 2021-22: Hyderabad FC bolster squad with Las Palmas academy graduate Javi Siverio ISL 2021-22: Hyderabad FC bolster squad with Las Palmas academy graduate Javi Siverio: Adding strength to their attack, Hyderabad FC have completed the signing of Spanish striker Javier Siverio ahead of the 2021-22 Indian Super League season, the club announced on Monday. “I … Read more

After Sundar’s pullout, franchises worried about 5 players’ fitness

IPL 2021: After Washington Sundar’s pullout, franchises worried about recoveries of Hardik Pandya, Avesh Khan, Faf du Plessis IPL 2021 Phase 2 – Worried franchises anxiously await injury status: After Washington Sundar pulled out of IPL 2021 with an injury, franchises are getting increasingly worried about some of their star players. Three India stars Shubman … Read more