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France vs Australia: Technology favours French as VAR history is made at World Cup 2018

France benefited from a controversial first use of video assistant referee technology at a World Cup as they laboured to a 2-1 win over Australia. Antoine Griezmann put Les Bleus ahead with a contentious second-half penalty in Kazan after referee Andres Cunha adjudged the forward had been fouled by Joshua Risdon having watched a replay of the incident at the ...

Champions League final: Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah suffers suspected dislocated shoulder

Mohamed Salah’s injury in Liverpool’s Champions League final defeat is “serious” according to Jurgen Klopp, but Egypt are confident he will be fit for the World Cup. Salah left the pitch in tears after being pulled down by Real captain Sergio Ramos in the Reds’ 3-1 defeat. “It’s a really serious injury,” said Klopp. “He is in the hospital for an ...

World Indoor Athletics Championships: Christian Coleman wins 60m gold

American Christian Coleman set a championship record as he claimed gold over 60m at the World Indoor Athletics Championships in Birmingham. The 21-year-old, who set a world record of 6.34 seconds in February, led from the start in the final, clocking 6.37. He saw off China’s Su Bingtian (6.42), with USA’s Ronnie Baker third (6.44), but Britain’s CJ Ujah was ...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique ‘thrilled’ to create World Cup of Tennis

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique said he is excited to be the driving force behind International Tennis Federation (ITF) plans to revamp the Davis Cup. Pique’s company, Kosmos, will invest $3 billion into the sport over the next 25 years to not just help transform the Davis Cup into the World Cup of Tennis, but also to help develop the game ...

Australia cruise into tri-series final

The scorecard: England 7-137 (Buttler 46, Richardson 3-33) lost to Australia 3-138 (Maxwell 39, Short 36*, Lynn 31) by seven wicket with 33 balls to spare. The match in a tweet: Mighty Maxwell repeats dose after bowlers once again strangle England, as Aussies book spot in tri-series final #AUSvENG The hero: Once again, it was Glenn Maxwell who took the game by the ...

Australia v England: Jason Roy hits record 180 in five-wicket victory

First ODI, Melbourne Australia 304-8 (50.0 overs): Finch 107, Stoinis 60, M Marsh 50; Plunkett 3-71 England 308-5 (48.5 overs): Roy 180, Root 91* England won by five wickets Scorecard Jason Roy hit the highest one-day international score by an England player with a sublime 180 to help the tourists beat Australia by five wickets in the first ODI at the MCG. ...

Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks

A Number of Australian Hanmudo students achieved higher ranks (Black Belt, 1st Dan Black Belt, 2nd Dan Black Belt and 3rd Dan Black Belt) during the recent visit of the Grandmaster Dr He-Young Kimm the Founder of Han Mu Do to Sydney late August. Australian Hanmudo members trained a few years preparing for this test. Even though it was stressful ...

RLWC2017 ROUND 3 WRAP AND UPDATED TABLES

England will play Papua New Guinea at Melbourne Rectangular Stadium next Sunday after both nations secured their quarter-final spots with big wins as the Rugby League World Cup pool games came to an exciting conclusion on the weekend. England’s 36-6 defeat of France also confirmed an historic quarter-final berth for Lebanon as the third-placed team in Pool B, while the ...

Australia beat France at Rugby League World Cup – as it happened

Well, there might not be too much surprise over the scoreline – and the 46-point margin probably reflects the Kangaroos’ second-half dominance – but the identity of the scorer of four tries cannot have been predicted. Wade Graham was the undoubted star of the show in Canberra, although it’s fair to say that the hosts would have been safe even ...

Yalla Cedars! Calling all Lebanon fans

Following the Lebanon Cedars historic win over France in Canberra, the Cedars return to Sydney to play England in their second match of the Rugby League World Cup 2017. The Cedars beat France 29-18 to record their first ever World Cup victory and now prepare for to play England on Saturday 4th November at Sydney Stadium (Allianz Stadium) in Moore ...

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