Lord’s receives planning permission to expand Compton and Edrich Stands

The home of English cricket, Lord’s, will receive a new £50m redevelopment after planning permission was granted to construct two new three-tier stands. The Compton and Edrich Stands will be replaced as part of the second phase of the ground’s overall development plans, and will see the capacity increased to 31,000. Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) […]

Australian Open: Frances Tiafoe Upsets Kevin Anderson

MELBOURNE, Australia — Fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson let a sizable lead slip away amid problems with his serving arm and lost to the 20-year-old American Frances Tiafoe, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5, in the Australian Open’s second round on Wednesday. Anderson was the runner-up at Wimbledon last year and the U.S. Open in 2017, and he had […]

For Katelyn Ohashi, Viral Gymnastics Joy Was No Act

Gymnastics at the highest levels is serious business: A minor stumble can mean losing a medal, and stepping out of bounds could keep you off the team entirely. At a college meet over the weekend, Katelyn Ohashi of U.C.L.A. delivered a brilliant technical floor routine, with nary a step on her landings. But a YouTube […]

Test twist: Renshaw in frame for batting switch

Joe Burns has the inside running for Australia's vacant opener's berth for the first Test against Sri Lanka, with selectors open to a left-field strategy of playing Matthew Renshaw in the middle order. The conventional view is that the Queensland pair are vying for the one spot in a so-called "bat-off" this week with young […]

Shaun Marsh uncertain about Test future

Adelaide: Enjoying an extraordinary purple patch in one-day cricket, Shaun Marsh isn’t sure whether a ninth life in the baggy green is on the horizon, insisting his focus remains on performing in white-ball cricket. Despite again being axed from Australia’s Test squad after an underwhelming 12 months in the longest form of the game, the West […]

Reggie Bush blasts Trump’s Clemson fast food party: ‘Slap in the face’

Former NFL player Reggie Bush said Monday he thought President Trump’s “American fast food” spread in celebration of the Clemson Tigers was a disservice to what the team had accomplished. Earlier this month, the college football team scored its second national championship in three seasons, defeating the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide, 44-16. In a visit […]

Stingy defence propels Holy Cross to first place in girls hockey

The Holy Cross Crusaders are the only undefeated team in the Kingston Area Secondary School Athletic Association girls hockey league. The Crusaders are 5-0 after a 5-0 victory over the Ernestown Eagles from Odessa. Holy Cross is alone in first place with 10 points. The Napanee Golden Hawks are right behind with nine and the […]