The Guardian : sport
08  décembre     12h32
Ashes storm blows in as England suffer at the Gabba - The Final Word podcast
Presented by Emma John, Geoff Lemon and Adam Collins. Produced by Joe Koning. The Final Word is produced by Bad Producer Productions and edited by Dave Collins. Executive producers are Gabrielle Jackson and Melanie Tait    p a href https: www.theguardian.com profile emmajohn Emma John a offers her thoughts on day one of the series before a href https: twitter.com collinsadam Adam Collins a and a href https: twitter.com GeoffLemonSport Geoff Lemon a share their views from the Gabba p p After day...
    13h19
Magnus Carlsen v Ian Nepomniachtchi: World Chess Championship Game 10 - live
Bryan Armen Graham    ul li Norwegian leads 6-3 in best-of-14 title showdown li li a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2021 dec 07 carlsen-beats-nepomniachtchi-for-third-time-in-four-games-to-open-up-big-lead Game 9: Carlsen in control after sad’ Nepo blunder a li li a href https: www.theguardian.com...
07  décembre     10h39
The 100 best female footballers in the world 2021: Nos 100-41
Rich Laverty    p Lauren Hemp is the highest new entry as we reveal the next 30 players on our joint list with a href https: offsiderulepodcast.com the Offside Rule Podcast a p ul li a href https: www.theguardian.com football 2021 dec 06 how-the-guardian-ranked-the-100-best-female-footballers-in-the...
08  décembre     08h00
Alix and Mel Popham: We turned a tragic situation in our life into something positive’ Andy Bull
Andy Bull    p Having set up Head For Change the former Wales flanker, who is living with early onset dementia, is helping others using group exercise p p It has been about 18 months since Alix Popham got his diagnosis, and a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2020 dec 08 alix-popham-interview-rugby...
    12h05
Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team ends deal with Grenfell firm
Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent    p F1 sponsorship with insulation maker Kingspan terminated after one grand prix amid widespread criticism p p The Mercedes Formula One team has ended its sponsorship deal with a firm that made combustible insulation used on Grenfell Tower after a href https: www.theguardian.com uk-news 2021...
    09h19
Australian Open: Serena Williams withdraws on medical team’s advice
Reuters    ul li 2017 champion has not played since Wimbledon in June li li I am not where I need to be physically to compete’ li ul p a href https: www.theguardian.com sport serena-williams Serena Williams a will not play at next month’s Australian Open, the 23-times grand slam singles...
    06h41
Tennis Australia denies seeking loopholes for unvaccinated players as Novak Djokovic included in draw
Elias Visontay    p Australian Open organisers say all players, participants and staff’ must be vaccinated as Djokovic, who has not revealed his vaccination status, is included in tournament draw p p p p Tennis Australia has hit back at suggestions it is seeking to exploit a loophole in border entry rules...
07  décembre     20h27
Weighing-room staff boycott Bryony Frost over Robbie Dunne case
Greg Wood    ul li Three valets refuse to work with jockey at Fontwell Park li li Reports of upset’ at appearing in the press over bullying claims li ul p Three weighing-room valets who gave evidence last week to the disciplinary hearing in which Robbie Dunne is accused of bullying and harassing his...
    18h55
Golfer Thorbj rn Olesen tells court he felt horrible’ after groping accusation
Sarah Marsh and agency    p Witnesses describe Ryder Cup winner’s behaviour on British Airways flight as completely bizarre’ p p A Ryder Cup-winning golfer has said he was embarrassed and felt horrible after being accused of drunkenly groping a woman on a flight. p p Thorbj rn Olesen, who was ranked 51st in the...
08  décembre     12h41
Liverpool thrive in Champions League group of death - Football Weekly
Presented by Max Rushden with Mark Langdon, Lars Sivertsen and Jonathan Fadugba. Produced by Joel Grove.    p a href https: twitter.com maxrushden Max Rushden a , a href https: twitter.com marklangdon Mark Langdon a , a href https: twitter.com larssivertsen Lars Sivertsen a and a href https: twitter.com JFfutbol Jonathan Fadugba a discuss the latest Champions League fixtures and...
    07h24
The Gabba hosted Ashes novelty and normality - then came the first ball
Geoff Lemon at the Gabba    p Day one of the first Test was a dramatic mesh of delight, surprise and a premature rendition of The Great Escape p p It wasn’t entirely a novelty, seeing crowds roll up to fill Brisbane’s Gabba ground, given that life in the state of Queensland has proceeded largely as normal throughout the...
    11h03
The iconography of the Ashes
Wisden Cricket Monthly    p As England and Australia meet again, a href https: wisden.com wisden-cricket-monthly Wisden Cricket Monthly a writers pick their favourite photographs from past series p p em Location and photographer unknown. Circa 1880 em p a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2021 dec 08...
    10h00
This is a job’: Why college players reject the insidious term student athlete’
Nathan Kalman-Lamb, Derek Silva and Johanna Mellis    p The NCAA crafted a phrase to describe the unpaid workers who generate billions in revenue every year. But now many of them are fighting back p p As the world of college sports finds itself in uncertain times, Danté Stewart is clear about one thing. p p Nothing about college athletics...
    10h26
Cummins hails dream start’ after five-wicket haul puts Australia in control
Ali Martin    ul li New captain takes 5-38 in blistering start to first Ashes Test li li Cummins surprised’ England left out Anderson and Broad li ul p Pat Cummins basked in the afterglow of a dream start to his captaincy of Australia as England’s bid to regain the Ashes began with a familiar feeling...
07  décembre     11h56
Scarlets forfeit European Cup tie to Bristol with 32 players in quarantine
Gerard Meagher    ul li Welsh side have only 14 available players with rest in Belfast li li Club in South Africa when stricter travel rules were introduced li ul p The Champions Cup has been rocked by the coronavirus pandemic before the opening round of fixtures this weekend with Scarlets forfeiting their...
    19h31
IOC says it respects’ US boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent    p Organisation also defends its handling of case of Chinese tennis player, Peng Shuai, as quiet diplomacy’ p p The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has said that it respects the United States’ decision to diplomatically boycott the forthcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, while defending its ...
    04h28
Patriots complete just two passes but still beat Bills to take control of AFC East
Associated Press    ul li New England Patriots 14-10 Buffalo Bills li li Bill Belichick falls back on run game on windy night li li New England now have best record in AFC at 9-4 li ul p Damien Harris scored on a 64-yard run in blustery conditions on a night when Mac Jones attempted just three passes, and the...
    05h35
Australian Open possible as Novak Djokovic named for Serbia in ATP Cup
Guardian sport and agencies    ul li Djokovic will travel to Sydney for January’s Open warm-up event li li World No 1 has not disclosed if he is vaccinated against Covid-19 li ul p Novak Djokovic has been named in the Serbian team for January’s season-opening ATP Cup in Sydney, significantly increasing the likelihood the...
06  décembre     18h52
Wolff fears messy’ finale to Hamilton v Verstappen F1 world title battle
Giles Richards    ul li Mercedes chief worried crash in Abu Dhabi could decide title li li Top two tied; Verstappen would be champion if neither finished li ul p The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has said he fears the Formula One world championship title fight between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen...
08  décembre     12h00
It is a dream’: homegrown Gunners fired up to face Barcelona at the Emirates
Suzanne Wrack    p Anna Patten and Lotte Wubben-Moy on the Women’s Champions League clash and what they learned from a Catalonian humbling p p To be able to play at the Emirates as a fan is so cool because you have this different perspective, a different appreciation of the moment and the place, says the...
07  décembre     16h00
Galal Yafai: Being an Olympic boxing champion is something I can live with for ever’
Tim Lewis    p The British flyweight, the third champion boxer in his family, on bouncing back from defeat in Rio to a gold medal in Tokyo p ul li a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2021 dec 06 adam-peaty-swimmer-olympics-tokyo-interview-faces-of-year Adam Peaty: You have to be better than...
    10h00
A Native American designed Washington’s logo. Now his family want it back
Dave Caldwell    p Walter Blackie’ Wetzel created the famous symbol 50 years ago. His son is on a quest to use it to help his community p p Don Wetzel traveled all the way to the US capital from Montana last month to meet with politicians and to take in a Washington Football Team home game. As he moved through...
06  décembre     13h00
Adam Peaty: You have to be better than everyone else, there’s no sugar-coating it’
Barbara Ellen    p The 26-year-old swimmer and father-of-one swept all before him at the Tokyo Olympics... but his exit from Strictly, he admits, was humbling p ul li a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2021 dec 05 weightlifter-emily-campbell-tokyo-olympics-faces-of-year Weightlifter Emily Campbell: My...
    08h00
Fixer. Spiritual leader. Corruptor. But what secrets did Lamine Diack take to his grave? Sean Ingle
Sean Ingle    p The convicted super criminal’s death could lead to a series of revelations with his son dropping hints of other scandals p p Champion long jumper. Coach of the Senegal national football team. Mayor of Dakar. Head of global athletics for 16 years and hailed as a spiritual leader by Seb Coe....
08  décembre     08h00
What is the earliest goal scored in a football match that finished 1-0? The Knowledge
Guardian sport    p Plus: goalkeepers sent off in shootouts (redux), an Icelandic history lesson and the physio sent off from the field of play p ul li a href mailto:knowledge theguardian.com Mail us a your questions or tweet a href https: twitter.com theknowledge gu TheKnowledge GU a li ul p ...
07  décembre     18h59
Spurs in talks with Premier League over Brighton game after Covid outbreak
David Hytner    ul li Key Europa Conference League game with Rennes on Thursday li li At least half a dozen first-team players affected plus coaches li ul p Tottenham have been rocked by a Covid outbreak in their dressing room, undermining Antonio Conte’s plans for the decisive Europa Conference League tie...
    18h05
Tracey Crouch expecting Premier League clubs to resist any regulation
Louise Taylor    ul li Crouch says top-flight clubs will push back very, very hard’ li li Independent regulator could be in place for the 2023-24 season li ul p Tracey Crouch is braced for the Premier League to push back very, very hard against her recommendation that English football should be subject...
    23h07
Champions League: Atlético snatch last-16 spot from Porto in furious finale
Reuters    ul li Simeone’s side win 3-1 to complete remarkable turnaround li li Real Madrid beat Inter to top spot; Haller equals Ronaldo record li ul p strong Atlético Madrid strong snatched a place in the Champions League last 16 as they won 3-1 at strong Porto strong in a tense and ill...
    17h00
Mateo Kovacic tests positive for Covid in huge setback’ for Chelsea’s Tuchel
Jacob Steinberg    ul li Kovacic to miss games against Zenit, Leeds and Everton li li Midfielder was due to return from injury in Champions League li ul p Chelsea’s problems in midfield have deepened after Mateo Kovacic tested positive for Covid-19 a day after returning to training from a lengthy absence with...
    16h26
Absolutely logical’: sports psychologist joins Rangnick at Manchester United
Jamie Jackson    ul li Sascha Lense worked with Rangnick at RB Leipzig li li The players in our team should think in the right way’ li ul p Ralf Rangnick has recruited Sascha Lense to be Manchester United’s first sports psychologist for two decades, describing the move as absolutely logical if the team...
    13h03
Jude Bellingham fined 40,000 for referee remarks after Dortmund defeat
PA Media    ul li Midfielder questioned appointment of Felix Zwayer li li Bellingham accepts fine for unsportsmanlike behaviour’ li ul p Jude Bellingham has been fined 40,000 ( 33,970) by the German Football Association (DFB) for a href https: www.theguardian.com football 2021 dec 04 borussia...
06  décembre     15h00
How the Guardian ranked the 100 best female footballers in the world 2021
Rich Laverty    p Leading coaches, former players and journalists from the women’s game are among the 86 judges for this year’s list, compiled in association with a href https: offsiderulepodcast.com The Offside Rule Podcast a p p As we prepare to unveil our fourth edition of the best 100 female...
07  décembre     10h36
Kurt Zouma out for up to 12 weeks with hamstring injury in blow to West Ham
Jacob Steinberg    ul li Top-four hopes hit by Zouma joining Ogbonna on absentee list li li James Tarkowski a January target but Burnley reluctant to sell li ul p West Ham’s hopes of finishing in the top four have suffered another blow after scans revealed that Kurt Zouma suffered a serious hamstring injury...
03  décembre     14h21
Ralf Rangnick: ’You cannot possibly turn Manchester United down’ - video
Richard Sprenger, Alex Healey, Katie Lamborn and Charlie Phillips    p Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United’s new interim manager, described his excitement at joining the club, and said his first priority is to ’keep the ball away from our goal’. p p The 63-year-old German, who has signed a two-and-a-half-year contract including a consultancy role after this...
01  décembre     16h39
Arsenal’s Gabriel fights off masked robbers in baseball bat attack - video
Robert Kitson    p CCTV footage of Arsenal defender Gabriel fighting off thieves trying to steal his car from his garage has been released by the Metropolitan Police. br p p The incident happened in August when Gabriel, who was with a friend, was followed home. Last month, Abderaham Muse was jailed for five...
30  novembre     18h05
Klopp, Guardiola and other top managers react to Ballon d’Or results - video
Simon Burnton    p Europe’s top managers have reacted to the Ballon d’Or results and Lionel Messi’s seventh trophy. p p The Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, said that Messi is always a worthy winner, but he also hinted that Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski should have won the award. Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola was...
28  novembre     16h09
Dogs dazzle on surfboards in Brazil competition - video
Greg Wood    p Dogs surfed next to their owners on paddle boards, in the Brazilian Surf Dog Festival on Saturday. p p Beginner pooches wore life vests for safety at the competition held in the coastal city of Natal p a href https: www.theguardian.com lifeandstyle video 2021 nov 28 dogs...
24  novembre     11h21
Can horse racing clean up its image? ’Every single death is regrettable’ - video
David Squires    p Horse racing is a lucrative industry, the playground of kings and billionaires, and financed by betting. But its focus on money is at the detriment of horses, which are at constant risk of injury or death, with unknown numbers of the animals living short, difficult lives away from the racecourse....
23  novembre     14h02
Kevin Sinfield completes 24 hour, 101-mile run for MND research - video
Paul Campbell    p The former Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield has raised more than 1m for motor neurone disease charities after running the equivalent of almost four marathons in 24 hours. Sinfield’s 101-mile run from Leicester to Leeds was split into 7km sections, each of which had to be completed within 60 minutes...
07  décembre     11h36
Improving English clubs await moment of truth in Champions Cup The Breakdown
Guardian sport    p The Premiership can claim to be relentlessly competitive but Europe will be the test of whether standards have really risen p p There are two schools of thought out there - and probably always will be. The first is that the Gallagher Premiership, English rugby’s flagship competition, is the...
    15h10
The Spin Play hard and don’t lose first Test: Lamb’s lessons for England’s Ashes tilt
Daniel Harris    p Former batter recalls the 1986-87 Ashes tour and believes England need a tubthumping approach to win this series p p England go into the Ashes series as massive underdogs after disappointing results in six home Tests against New Zealand and India across the summer. So far, so familiar: exactly...
06  décembre     15h36
Talking Horses: Tylicky’s 6m claim has wider implications for racing
The Blizzard    p Outcome of the former jockey’s damages claim, around a fall which left him in a wheelchair, could have major ramifications p p While the British Horseracing Authority’s disciplinary panel considered whether a href https: www.theguardian.com sport blog 2021 nov 29 talking-horses-bryony-frost...
07  décembre     12h00
David Squires on ... Premier League regulation and the great Chinese famine
Giles Richards    p Our cartoonist on the entirely moderate response by some clubs to recommendations of the fan-led review of football governance p ul li strong a href https: support.theguardian.com uk contribute?REFPVID kta1aob6y4ujara7ohka&INTCMP header support RemoteRrHeaderLinksTest UK...
03  décembre     12h11
Sports quiz of the week: England, the Ashes, Ralf Rangnick, F1 and chess
Tumaini Carayol    p Who took over? Who walked away? Who kept going? p a href https: www.theguardian.com sport 2021 dec 03 sports-quiz-week-england-ashes-ralf-rangnick-f1-chess-football Continue reading... a
02  décembre     10h00
Fallon Sherrock genius, Libertadores fun and Man Utd v Arsenal ruckus Classic YouTube
Donald McRae    p This week’s roundup also features Miedema magic, the 1991 Rugby World Cup and AB De Villiers’s music p p 1) The final of the Copa Libertadores was exactly the quiet night in at the library that we thought it would be. First in the fifth minute of extra-time, poor old Andreas Pereira - on loan...
10  novembre     08h00
Golden Goal: Ronaldo for Internazionale v Lazio (1998) Daniel Harris
   p The 1998 Uefa Cup final witnessed a goal that was probably the greatest moment of Ronaldo’s greatest game p p Growing up as a football obsessive, by the time I was 17 I thought I’d seen pretty much everything the game had to offer me. You can probably see how I became a sportswriter. p p...
03  novembre     12h39
Football quiz: snipers, XXX and the Simpsons - the game on screen
   p Our friends at The Blizzard have published a new football quiz book. It’s tough. Good luck p p Think you know your football? In the first weeks of lockdown a href https: theblizzard.co.uk The Blizzard a started running online quizzes, the result is a href https: theblizzard.co.uk shop...
05  décembre     08h00
Christmas sporting gifts guide: from portable chairs to vodka and gin
   p There is wide variety to the market in gifts for sports fans whether practical, fashionable or just good plain fun p p Always distinctive, it’s hard to go wrong with some of the new offerings from PhilosophyFootball.com. Manchester United fans will balk but Liverpool supporters will love the...
01  décembre     19h03
Johanna Konta can leave professional tennis knowing she gave everything Tumaini Carayol
   p The former world No 4 made the most of her talents and helped to pave the way for Emma Raducanu and hopefully others p p As the 2015 tennis season began six years ago, Johanna Konta’s name was nowhere to be seen on any main-draw sheet. Six months earlier she had briefly reached the top 100 for...
30  novembre     17h57
Ray Kennedy: a life in pictures
   p The former Arsenal, Liverpool and England player Ray Kennedy has died aged 70. He won every domestic honour in the English game and was a key member of Bob Paisley’s all-conquering Liverpool side of the late 1970s. He was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1984 p a href https: www...