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31  mars     12h07
Yorkshire racism allegations: Vaughan cleared, three charges against Hoggard considered proven - live
Tony Paley (now) and Luke McLaughlin (earlier)    Vaughan cleared of using racist language CDC hearing findsCricket Scotland chairman resigns in wake of racism scandalYou can email Tony with your thoughtsNothing yet on the news section of Yorkshire s website A lot of people myself included are refreshing the ECB site to see official
Premier League team news and Manchester City v Liverpool buildup: football countdown - live
John Brewin    Manchester City to take on Liverpool Arsenal to face LeedsPremier League things to look out for this weekendGet in touch with John via email or on TwitterA three month delay to the overall project would mean the new ground would not be ready for the start of the season an ambition
New Everton stadium months behind schedule, Guardian analysis suggests
Simon Goodley    Construction experts believe project at least three months lateEverton insist seat stadium remains on schedule The construction of Everton s new seat stadium is running months behind schedule a Guardian analysis suggests Documents filed by Everton as part of the stadium s public
Zach Mercer: I want to be part of the World Cup but I’ve got to work hard’
Robert Kitson    The year old says playing for Montpellier has helped him develop but that joining Gloucester from July gives him England hopesAs far as Zach Mercer is concerned there is not even an argument A lot better he says when asked to compare himself with the person and player who left Bath for
Wimbledon allows Russian and Belarusian players back into tournament
Tumaini Carayol    All England Club and the LTA reverse decision on bansPlayers will be required to sign neutrality agreementsRussian and Belarusian players will be allowed to compete at Wimbledon and the British grass court tournaments this year after the All England Club AELTC and the LTA jointly opted to reverse
Laura Muir and Jemma Reekie confirm split from coach after training camp exit
PA Media    Pair quit training camp with Andy Young in South AfricaOlympic contenders have months until Paris GamesLaura Muir and Jemma Reekie have split from coach Andy Young after quitting a training camp in South Africa Both athletes returned to the UK to train at Loughborough following a falling out
Women’s Tour impossible to deliver’ as organisers admit defeat over 2023 event
PA Media    Loss of five day race a further blow for British cyclingFunding gap of proves insurmountableThe Women s Tour will not take place this summer after the organising company admitted defeat in its attempts to find the funding required to stage the five day Women s WorldTour race in June Last
Cricket Scotland chairman Anjan Luthra resigns in wake of racism scandal
PA Media    Departure follows series of resignations from Cricket ScotlandLuthra faced criticism after claims progress was being madeAnjan Luthra has resigned from his post as the chairman of Cricket Scotland with immediate effect His departure comes following a series of resignations from Cricket Scotland s
30  mars     21h07
Jai Field doubles up as Wigan recover from slow start to breeze past Leigh
Aaron Bower at Leigh Sports Village    Leigh WiganField and Bevan French too much for outclassed LeopardsThere may be only about seven miles between them off the field but Jai Field and Bevan French certainly made the gap between Leigh and Wigan feel far bigger than that here The Warriors talismanic Australian duo have so often
31  mars     07h00
Chess: Hikaru Nakamura traps a queen and wins 60,000 in St Louis
Leonard Barden    The five time US champion whose main career is as a streamer with more than a million followers defeated fellow world top player Wesley So in a bruising finalHikaru Nakamura who combines streaming to over a million followers with a comeback to classical chess in his mid s has won the
30  mars     16h28
England hit by injuries for Women’s Six Nations game against Italy
Guardian sport    Bristol s Delaney Burns to make debut at NorthamptonMarlie Packer named captain Cleall and Reed outThe Bristol second row Delaney Burns will make her England debut on Sunday as the Red Roses look to make it two Six Nations wins out of two against Italy Simon Middleton the England head coach has
31  mars     07h30
Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers era is over. But is Jordan Love any good?
Oliver Connolly    The young quarterback has to follow two Packers Hall of Famers at one of the NFL s most famed franchises No pressure thenTwo years ago Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams decided to run it back for one last year together at the Green Bay Packers under The Last Dance moniker aping the Michael Jordan
The big EFL Trophy final football quiz
Richard Foster    Bolton and Plymouth meet at Wembley on Sunday in the Papa John s final How much do know about the competition By Richard Foster for The Football Mine Continue reading
Alonso and Verstappen top timesheets in Australian GP practice sessions
Australian Associated Press    Rains hits second session as race weekend gets under wayTwo red flags disrupt opening session at Albert ParkFernando Alonso topped the timesheets for Aston Martin in a rain hit second free practice at the Australian Grand Prix after Formula One champion Max Verstappen was quickest in the dry first
30  mars     21h00
You realise how special it is’: Dan Cole revels in Leicester’s European revival
Luke McLaughlin    Prop s club play Edinburgh in the last of the Champions Cup on Friday after missing out on the competition in recent yearsThe Leicester prop Dan Cole says the club s failure to qualify for the Champions Cup in recent seasons has made him realise how special the competition is The Tigers welcome
Sunderland footballer Jack Diamond charged with rape and sexual assault
PA Media    Washington born winger is due to appear at court in MayClub suspend winger and have loan with Lincoln terminatedSunderland footballer Jack Diamond has been charged with rape and sexual assault police have said The Championship side have suspended the winger after being notified of the charges
AFL player Jamarra Ugle-Hagan channels Nicky Winmar to make stand against racism
Australian Associated Press    Western Bulldogs youngster lifts up jumper and points to skinForward was racially abused in last week s St Kilda gameWestern Bulldogs forward Jamarra Ugle Hagan hopes his recreation of Nicky Winmar s famous stance against racial abuse can help wipe out racism from the AFL Ugle Hagan has endured a
Lewis Hamilton admits Mercedes need rest of the year’ to catch Red Bull
Giles Richards    Driver offers another blunt critique of performanceFormer F champion placed fifth in first two races of Lewis Hamilton has conceded it may take Mercedes the entirety of the Formula One season to close the gap to frontrunners Red Bull all but writing off his team s chances of even
Luke Cowan-Dickie injury uncertainty poses problem for England and Exeter
Robert Kitson    Hooker out since January with ankle and neck problemsExeter s Rob Baxter He is like a caged lion at the moment Uncertainty continues to hang over the World Cup prospects of the England hooker Luke Cowan Dickie with the Rugby Football Union looking at ways to accelerate his return from ankle and
31  mars     10h34
Aston Villa’s Lucy Staniforth: I’d be lying if I said I’m not thinking about the World Cup’
Louise Taylor    Rejuvenated midfielder on the pain of leaving Manchester United and her dream to make Newcastle a successful WSL clubAs Lucy Staniforth left Manchester United s training ground for the final time a nagging voice inside her head suggested she might be about to step off the edge of the world Fast
Aliyah Boston v Caitlin Clark could become one of US sports’ great rivalries
AR Shaw    The college basketball stars meet in the NCAA Tournament Final Four on Friday It could be just the start of years of exciting contests between the twoRivalries propel athletes into superstardom transform leagues and redefine mainstream culture Joe v Max Wilt v Bill Ali v Frazier Magic v
30  mars     18h11
Arsenal Women making Emirates Stadium their home would be giant leap forward Suzanne Wrack
Suzanne Wrack    Sharing centre stage with the men s team no longer feels like a distant dream and could push other clubs to do the sameAs Leah Williamson and Jonas Eidevall reflected at the Emirates Stadium on Arsenal s success in reaching the Champions League semi finals for the first time in years they had
MLB 2023 predictions: boom or bust, the Padres will be entertaining
Hunter Felt, Melissa Jacobs, David Lengel and Joseph Palmer    San Diego and the New York Mets have splashed the cash But the Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves are superbly run clubsA mixed bag I m already on record as being for the pitch clock As someone who loved watching how hitters approached the shift however it feels like a strategic element has
Temba Bavuma: The more I played, the more I understood my significance’
Donald McRae    South Africa s first black Test captain on the pressures and privileges of his role and why he is a silent supporter of rival Ben Stokes I ve been a silent supporter of the way they ve gone about things Temba Bavuma says as in his role as the new captain of South Africa s Test team he
Richarlison denies leading Tottenham mutiny’ against Antonio Conte
PA Media    Forward accused by Argentinian broadcaster I m sorry I didn t deliver as much as expected Tottenham forward Richarlison has sought to shut down rumours regarding his part in Antonio Conte s departure from the club insisting he was not the mutiny leader Conte left Spurs on Sunday by mutual
Wolfsburg 1-1 PSG (2-1 agg): Women’s Champions League quarter-final, second leg - as it happened
John Brewin    Alex Popp s strike proved decisive Once PSG lost Kadidiatou Diani their goalscorer a fifth successive semi final was beyond them min Jonsdottir turns in midfield only to be robbed in possession Still PSG fail to make much of it min Away we go with Wolfsburg immediately sitting back
Rodri’s Manchester City role shows holding midfielders are key to success Karen Carney
Karen Carney    Manchester City and Arsenal s title battle and Liverpool s recent struggles show that a solid midfield is crucialThe holding midfield role is a bespoke one you need to be technically very good not just a destroyer have a high level understanding of the game and be able to drop into the
Football Daily Could there be two London clubs in the Women’s Big Cup final four?
Rob Smyth    Sign up now Sign up now Sign up now Sign up now There must be something in the London water Well of course there is it s jobby thanks to the shower in charge of the country there s tonnes of the stuff bobbing up and down the Thames But we re not talking about Spurs or Chelsea today so our
How Bali governor’s Israel protest ended Indonesia’s U20 World Cup dream John Duerden
John Duerden    Football mad country was due to host the men s Under World Cup in May but has been stripped of the tournament by FifaBeautiful Bali has been known to disrupt the plans of many a tourist thanks to its surprisingly terrible traffic but the Island of Gods has thrown a giant spanner into the works
Premier League returns and Qatar revisited - Football Weekly Extra
Presented by Max Rushden with Lucy Ward, Nick Ames and Nedum Onuoha. Produced by Joel Grove and our executive producer is Christian Bennett.    Max Rushden is joined by Nick Ames Lucy Ward and Nedum Onuoha to preview the upcoming top flight fixtures and discuss the situation in Qatar days on from the World CupRate review share on Apple Podcasts Soundcloud Audioboom Mixcloud Acast and Stitcher and join the conversation on
Chelsea’s Mason Mount interested in reuniting with Tuchel at Bayern Munich
Jacob Steinberg    Liverpool favourites to sign midfielder if he leavesChelsea want to reopen talks about new contractMason Mount is interested in joining Bayern Munich and reuniting with Thomas Tuchel after the former Chelsea manager was appointed by the German club last week Mount s contract expires at the end of
Who are Erling Haaland’s rivals for the PFA player of the year award?
Ben McAleer    The Manchester City striker is the clear favourite but Bukayo Saka Martin degaard and Harry Kane are also contendersBy Ben McAleer for WhoScoredErling Haaland is the overwhelming favourite to win the PFA player of the year award The year old has had an immediate impact scoring goals in
Ilkay Gündogan’s future open’, agent says as Manchester City deal nears end
Jacob Steinberg    Agent denies agreement made to join Barcelona Length of contract crucial for midfielderIlkay Gündogan s agent has denied the Manchester City midfielder has made a decision on his future after repeated suggestions that the Germany international is joining Barcelona this summer Gündogan s contract
Athletes criticise IOC plan to readmit Russian and Belarusian athletes - video
Sarah Bertram    Athletes including the Ukrainian tennis player Marta Kostyuk are speaking out against the International Olympic Committee s recommendation that Russian and Belarusian athletes should be allowed to compete again across all sports The players would be allowed to compete as neutral athletes as long
Roy Hodgson ’never felt old enough to retire’ on Crystal Palace return - video
Sarah Bertram    Roy Hodgson admitted that it was a really big surprise to be asked to come out of retirement to manage his former club Crystal Palace as they battle relegation from the Premier League The year old has returned to the Selhurst Park dugout for the final matches of the season after Patrick
29  mars     20h18
Jason Smyth retires: a look back at the Paralympian’s incredible career - video
Robert Kitson    The six times Paralympic sprint champion Jason Smyth has announced his retirement at the age of Smyth s major honours included nine world gold medals and six European titles He also held the status of the world s fastest Paralympian from with a m time of seconds Smyth is
Sunday League player returns keeper’s kick to back of the net for stunning goal - video
David Squires    The amateur footballer George Slaney scored a goal from beyond the halfway line for Greenwich Challenge Vets as he returned the keeper s kick during a Sunday league game in London against Greenwich Battle Cruisers who recovered to draw A club spokesperson for the Cruisers said that they
Son Heung-min says he ’feels responsible’ for Antonio Conte’s Spurs departure - video
Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey, Renuka Odedra and Andy Hunter    Son Heung min has commented on the exit of Antonio Conte from Tottenham saying he feels partially responsible Speaking after South Korea s loss to Uruguay in an international friendly in Seoul the Korean captain said he could have done more on the pitch this season to support his manager I
A bit rubbish’: Rodri slams Scotland’s style of play in win over Spain - video
Paul Campbell    The Spain midfielder Rodri labelled Scotland s style of play a bit rubbish and accused them of time wasting following Scotland s first win against Spain since Rodri said It s the way they play for me it s a bit rubbish Because it s always wasting time They provoke you They always fall
28  mars     10h58
The Breakdown Cross-fertilisation: English players going abroad is a progressive move
Daniel Harris    Traditionalists will frown but sabbaticals and wildcards could increase skills and talent pool while making for a better gameIt is amazing how swiftly perceptions can change in sport Remember how English cricket once revolved around the County Championship until Twenty cricket and the Indian
David Squires on ... England, Harry Kane and his return to Tottenham
Megan Swanick    Our resident cartoonist on the striker s record breaking achievement and Marcus Rashford s much maligned trip to NYCGuardian Print Shop buy a copy of this cartoon Continue reading
27  mars     11h35
Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action
Daniel Gallan    Manchester City s big win Lucà a Garcà a finds form and some missed opportunities for wider exposureWomen s Football Weekend has become a staple of the season after its launch in It s a smart idea capitalising on the men s international break to highlight the women s game This time was no
24  mars     15h28
Sports quiz of the week: Harry Kane, Six Nations, Mesut Özil and Sarah Hunter
Suzanne Wrack, Sarah Rendell and Sophie Downey    Who is up who is out and who is just visiting on their way through Continue reading
23  mars     08h00
The Joy of Six: sporting heartbreak
Pete Pattisson and Nick Ames in Doha    Sport gives us an opportunity to see people at the greatest moments of their lives but also at their sometimes tragic worstOne of sport s many affirming beauties is its intimacy we get to see people experience the most ecstatic and most mortifying moments of their lives live Yes they re
22  mars     12h00
The NWSL returns for 2023 with more fans and global domination on agenda
Will Yates    We look at the new season with its many title contenders and exciting new faces on the pitch as well as big ambitions off itThe National Women s Soccer League commences a new season this weekend in what promises to be an exciting year in the US straddling a hotly contested World Cup tournament
15  mars     11h00
The Spin Why Temba Bavuma’s second century matters, for himself and South Africa
Tumaini Carayol    Bavuma had become a walking metaphor for his country s failures before change in coach and promotion to captain He got there with a lofted cover drive There is no stroke in cricket that better captures the artistry and grace of a batter in full flow than a flashing scythe through the offside But
13  mars     11h49
Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action
Simon Hattenstone    Manchester United rage over penalty calls Leah Williamson gives midfield masterclass and Spurs slide towards relegationManchester United s manager Marc Skinner raged over two penalty appeals waved away by the referee Cheryl Foster in their defeat at the WSL champions Chelsea They re
28  mars     07h00
Legacy, what legacy?’ Fight goes on for migrant workers in Qatar 100 days after World Cup
   The eyes of the world are no longer on Doha and although some progress has been made many workers feel let downThe grass inside Lusail Stadium is lush richly coloured moist One hundred days after the World Cup final the pitch is still watered daily and cut once a week a team of around
Teaching state school kids to love cricket is hard. I know. I’ve tried
   Cricket is dominated by privately educated players and coaches Spend a day at my school and you will see whyBy Will Yates for The NightwatchmanIn recent years the divide between cricket at state schools and private schools has become increasingly apparent Cricketers commentators coaches and
27  mars     15h58
Carlos Alcaraz is the most exciting player in men’s tennis and he will only get better Tumaini Carayol
   Teenage world No is overwhelming elite opponents in dazzling style having refocused after a few off court strugglesEarly in the second set of Carlos Alcaraz s third round victory at the Miami Open Dusan Lajovic a Serbian veteran was suffocating under the world No s relentless pressure