Tuesday, 19 January 2021

How Premier League standings would look in separate home and away tables

The 2019/20 Premier League campaign is postponed until no earlier than April 30 due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. In a statement, the league said it was committed to “finding ways of resuming the 2019/20 football season” when it is “safe and possible to do so”. UEFA’s decision to postpone…

Caulfield Cup prizemoney faces a trim with locals set to star

The $5 million Caulfield Cup is set to see its giant prizemoney pot cut and be run mainly as a race for local gallopers next season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The world's richest 2400-metre handicap will still boast a significant purse, but, says Melbourne Racing Club chief…

Cassano: Messi has 'ousted' Maradona as greatest of all time

Lionel Messi has ‘ousted’ Diego Maradona as the greatest of all time after playing at the pinnacle for 15 years, claims ex-Italy and Real Madrid star Antonio Cassano Cassano believes that Messi has overtaken Maradona as the greatest of all time Argentine star has won every honour in the domestic…

‘I stand by my remarks’: Crowe backs Richo as NRL slashes costs

When Peter V’landys first came onto the ARL Commission just over two years ago, he promised to slash costs — by making staff use Opal cards to get around town. Horrified by reports that former chairman John Grant and other executives were using expensive hire cars, the thrifty new commissioner…

Coronavirus: Ireland’s July Tests in Australia in doubt

Ireland’s two-Test series in Australia, scheduled for July, is in doubt as the country deals with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle outlined several measures the governing body is undertaking in response to the situation, which has affected all sport globally. RA said it was unable…