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Whyte cancels Wallin bout due to shoulder injury

Whyte cancels Wallin bout due to shoulder injury

Dillian Whyte’s interim WBC heavyweight world title defence against Sweden’s Otto Wallin has been cancelled because of a shoulder injury sustained by the British fighter. Whyte, 33, the mandatory challenger to face Tyson Fury next, had been due to fight 30-year-old Wallin at The O2 in London on October 30. His withdrawal leaves no obvious...

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Ole’s praise for Ronaldo: ‘That’s what he does best’

Ole’s praise for Ronaldo: ‘That’s what he does best’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the overall impact of match-winner Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United roared back to beat Atalanta on a night when poor defending threatened to cost them. Solskjaer and his side were the subject of intense scrutiny in the build-up to Wednesday’s Champions League group game after defeat to Leicester and a run...

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Sri Lanka storm past Ireland to secure Super 12s spot

Sri Lanka storm past Ireland to secure Super 12s spot

Josh Gorton Comment & Analysis Hasaranga (71 & 1-12 off 4) produces a player-of-the-match display to inspire 2014 T20 World Cup winners Sri Lanka to a resounding win over Ireland, who now face Namibia in a winner-takes-all clash on Friday Last Updated: 20/10/21 8:04pm Wanindu Hasaranga produced a superb all-round display to help Sri Lanka...

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Calvert-Lewin suffers injury setback

Calvert-Lewin suffers injury setback

Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has suffered a setback in his recovery from a quadriceps injury and will remain out for several more weeks. The England international was side-lined by the quadriceps issue – along with a broken toe – during the opening month of the season and has not featured since scoring in a victory...

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Buttler, Rashid and Wood impress in England warm-up

Buttler, Rashid and Wood impress in England warm-up

Jos Buttler hit 73 from 51 balls against New Zealand in England’s final warm-up before T20 World Cup opener versus West Indies on Saturday; Mark Wood with four wickets and Adil Rashid three as Eoin Morgan’s men win by 13 runs; Morgan and Dawid Malan fall cheaply at No 3 and 4 respectively Last Updated:...

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Norrie inspired by Raducanu’s US Open win I Huge for British tennis

Norrie inspired by Raducanu’s US Open win I Huge for British tennis

Indian Wells champion Cameron Norrie has hailed the success story of fellow Brit Emma Raducanu, saying: “It’s going to put a lot of rackets in hand for the next generation of younger boys and girls to start playing tennis at home in the UK” By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 20/10/21 12:11pm Please use Chrome browser...

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Sinfield going the extra mile in 24hr charity challenge for MND

Sinfield going the extra mile in 24hr charity challenge for MND

Kevin Sinfield will run 101 miles from Leicester Tigers’ Mattioli Wood Welford Road to Leeds Rhinos’ Emerald Headingley Stadium on November 22; Sinfield is attempting to raise £100,000 for those impacted by motor neurone disease Last Updated: 20/10/21 9:07am Kevin Sinfield helped raise over £2.7m last year by running seven marathons in seven days Former...

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Giannis dominates as Bucks cruise past Nets

Giannis dominates as Bucks cruise past Nets

On the night he collected his 2021 Championship ring, Giannis Antetokounmpo reminded the Brooklyn Nets just what they will have to deal with again this season if they have any hope of realising their own title ambitions. Although he looked rusty at first, missing easy shots around the basket in the first quarter before battling...

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Klopp: I don’t care how we won – dirty wins are most vital!

Klopp: I don’t care how we won – dirty wins are most vital!

Jurgen Klopp described Liverpool’s thrilling 3-2 win at 10-man Atletico Madrid as “dirty”, but says those types of wins are the most important. In a classic group-stage encounter, Liverpool were pegged back from 2-0 up by an Antoine Griezmann double, before the Frenchman was sent off and Mo Salah grabbed the winner from the spot....

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CL round-up: Messi double rescues PSG

CL round-up: Messi double rescues PSG

Lionel Messi scored twice in quick succession, including an exquisite Panenka-style penalty, to rescue Paris Saint-Germain as they rallied to beat RB Leipzig 3-2 at the Parc des Princes. Messi equalised in the 67th minute, poking home from close range after goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi tipped his first shot onto the post before dinking a penalty...