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18-Year-Old Shining: Jannik Sinner Shocks Gael Monfils In Antwerp | ATP Tour

This time last year, Jannik Sinner, then No. 778 in the ATP Rankings, was preparing to play a Futures tournament in Tunisia. What a difference a year can make. The 18-year-old...

When Jonah Lomu took on Ireland and transcended rugby

12:56 PM BSTHuw RichardsClose• FT's rugby writer from 1995 to 2009• Also writes for the International Herald Tribune and the Sunday HeraldAny of the players set to go to battle in Ireland's second ever World Cup match against New Zealand...

Retallick back for All Blacks against Ireland

Lock Brodie Retallick has returned for the All Blacks in arguably their strongest side for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Ireland in Tokyo.The three-times world champions gave squad players and those returning from injury some game time and...

Rugby World Cup quarterfinals preview, latest team lists, predictions

The story of the 2019 Rugby World Cup so far has been more about high tackles than classic upsets, despite Ireland's Bundee Aki being the only player to miss the knockout stages through suspension.2 RelatedThe quarterfinals will make...

Riding the noise — Inside Japan’s ‘outrageous’ attempt to win the Rugby World Cup

TOKYO -- All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is not one to hand out praise freely. So, when he says he is happier facing Ireland in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals than playing Japan, you listen.2 RelatedHis comments stand...

World Rugby won’t change hard-line stance on high tackles

World Rugby chief Brett Gosper said there would be no change to the hard line on high tackles at the Rugby World Cup and that the number of red cards would decrease once players changed their behaviour.There were...

Boxing’s best can sometimes lead to its worst like in the case of Patrick...

At its best, boxing is the most exhilarating sport in the world. There is nothing, and I mean nothing, as great as a big fight night, especially when the bout delivers the kind of excitement and drama we...

A Look Back At The 2019 Rolex Shanghai Masters | ATP Tour

From Stefanos Tsitsipas' dream day to Daniil Medvedev continuing his dominance by lifting his second ATP Masters 1000 title, relive the best moments of the 2019 Rolex Shanghai Masters. 1. Medvedev...

Rugby, F1 events in Japan go on as planned despite Typhoon Hagibis

2:43 PM BSTTom HamiltonCloseSenior Writer• Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018Laurence EdmondsonCloseF1 Editor• Joined ESPN in 2009• An FIA accredited...

Kosgei smashes marathon world record in Chicago| News

Completing a sensational weekend of road running, Brigid Kosgei broke the world record* at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday (13), winning the IAAF Gold Label road race in 2:14:04. Kosgei’s run came little more than 24 hours after fellow...