Sunday, 29 January 2023

Gregor Townsend: Scotland head coach takes 25% wage deferral

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend is to take a 25% wage deferral as part of a series of measures during the coronavirus pandemic, Scottish Rugby has announced. Townsend and his counterparts at Glasgow Warriors and Edinburgh, Dave Rennie and Richard Cockerill, have agreed to the same measures from April until…

John McDermott says Tyson Fury never deserved to beat him 11 years ago

‘Of course it still annoys me… he’s a millionaire now and I’m struggling’: John McDermott says Tyson Fury never deserved to beat him during controversial bout 11 years ago… and Fury Snr admits it too! Tyson Fury fought John McDermott for the English heavyweight title in 2009 Fury beat McDermott…

Shane Warne picks Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen in his greatest England XI

Australia legend Shane Warne has picked Michael Vaughan and Kevin Pietersen in his greatest England XI. The legendary leg-spinner, who took a staggering 708 Test wickets, opted for Graham Gooch and Andrew Strauss as his two openers. Vaughan, who scored 18 Test hundreds and inspired England’s stunning victory over Australia…

Bayern CEO says coronavirus won't affect contract talks for top stars

‘We had already submitted offers before the crisis’: Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insists contract talks with Neuer, Muller and Alaba WON’T be affected by coronavirus Bayern Munich are in talks to renew the contracts of many of their top players  Neuer, Alaba and Muller are set to enter the final…