9:21 AM BST Argentina will abandon plans to bid to host the 2027 Rugby World Cup to give Australia a free run as the southern hemisphere candidate, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph reported on Thursday. The Argentine government announced in 2016 that the country would bid to bring the tournament to South America for the first time
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2:53 PM GMT IPL 2020 has been suspended but already offers have started to come in for hosting it outside India. Simon Katich, the head coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore, isn’t averse to the possibility of it being held in Australia or South Africa, and Sri Lanka have also reached out to the BCCI with
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3:15 AM BST ESPN staff New Zealand Rugby [NZR] has frozen 50 percent of player payments for the remainder of the year as the governing body gets to grips with the financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. NZR and the New Zealand Rugby Players Association [NZRPA] on Thursday revealed that they had agreed to a
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2:40 AM ET American teenager Coco Gauff said she struggled to deal with the hype and mental pressure brought on by her rapid rise in tennis, and she had to rediscover her love for the game after becoming depressed. The Florida-based 16-year-old has enjoyed a sensational run on the professional circuit since July 2019, when
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10:11 PM ET ESPN News Services Left wing Sammy Blais on Wednesday agreed to a two-year, $3 million contract extension with the St. Louis Blues, the team announced. The new deal carries an average annual value of $1.5 million, and keeps St. Louis from potentially losing Blais, 23, in restricted free agency after this season.
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