World Cup beckons for Smith, Warner

Banned duo Steve Smith and David Warner will come under consideration for Australia’s 2019 World Cup squad even though they remain ineligible to play top-level cricket until a few weeks prior to finalisation of a squad for the showpiece tournament. Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer Kevin Roberts today confirmed that selection criteria for Australia’s World […]

World Cup glory next for netball golden girl Natalie Haythornthwaite

A COMMONWEALTH Games gold medal, a second Superleague triumph and two prizes at the 2018 Sports Personality of the Year Awards – no wonder former Leeds Carnegie netballer Natalie Haythornthwaite says 2018 has been her best year. After sharing a stage with the likes of England football captain Harry Kane at SPOTY 2018, Haythornthwaite is […]

Van der Poel Forces Mistake, Wins 2018 World Cup Zolder

Van der Poel Forces Mistake, Wins 2018 World Cup Zolder

On Sunday at World Cup Namur, Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon – Circus) took over the lead for good when he made an impressive pass of Toon Aerts (Telenet Fidea Lions) at the exit to the rutted off-camber. Aerts had a clean look at the feature, but Van der Poel was just that much better. […]

O’Leary sets sights on fulfilling World Cup dream with Canada

O’Leary sets sights on fulfilling World Cup dream with Canada

Shane O’Leary in action during his time in the green of Connacht. Photo: Matt Browne/Sportsfile O’Leary sets sights on fulfilling World Cup dream with Canada Independent.ie Shane O’Leary was no different to every other Irish kid growing up, in that his dream was always to play at the World Cup. https://www.independent.ie/sport/rugby/international-rugby/oleary-sets-sights-on-fulfilling-world-cup-dream-with-canada-37662118.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37661722.ece/3a05a/AUTOCROP/h342/P49.oleary1.jpg Email Shane O’Leary […]

Skipper Wu looks forward to a better World Cup in France – USA

Skipper Wu looks forward to a better World Cup in France – USA

Wu Haiyan, skipper of Chinese women’s football team, waves to fans in Chongqing, on Oct 6, 2018. [Photo/IC] GOLD COAST – Wu Haiyan, skipper of Chinese women’s football team, is expecting a better result at the 2019 France World Cup and a blossom of women’s football in China. Talking to Xinhua on Wednesday in Australia, […]