Will Greenwood’s player-by-player guide to the Lions squad

He looked a shoo-in in 2020, but Scotland’s form mid-Six Nations dipped a little and Price wobbled a bit. But he’s another mini Faf; a high-tempo exponent, who loves the ball in play and the game moving. He will make sure the Springboks have no easy targets. Owen Farrell (England and Saracens) One of life’s … Read more

When does it start and how can I follow each stage live on TV?

How can I follow the race? Those with subscriptions to Eurosport or GCN Race Pass are in luck, both will be broadcasting every day, as will be Welsh terrestrial channel S4C which is available on Sky 134, Freesat 120 and Virgin TV 166 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland and on iPlayer. Live shows and highlights … Read more

What time is it, what TV channel is it on and who is likely to make the cut?

After months of conjecture, Warren Gatland will this week announce his Lions squad to take on South Africa. It is anticipated that there will be a strong Scottish contingent following an impressive Six Nations campaign and two of the Scotland coaching setup being included in the tour’s staff. While England had a poor tournament just … Read more

Nervous clubs send players for testing following new Sydney COVID case but NRL ‘magic round’ still on

Sydney Roosters and Sydney Swans players are undergoing COVID testing after contact tracing revealed that New South Wales’ latest coronavirus case visited a cafe close to their headquarters. Key points: NSW’s latest COVID-19 case visited locations in Moore Park while infectious The Sydney Roosters and Sydney Swans train and work nearby Players have been sent … Read more

My family feared for me after I lost four kilos to malaria

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has said that his family were “scared” for his health after lost over half a stone during his malaria ordeal last month which kept him in hospital for three days. The Arsenal captain contracted the disease while on international duty in Gabon and missed four games for his club as he dealt with … Read more

PSG players accuse referee of swearing at them during defeat to Man City

Paris Saint-Germain players angrily accused referee Bjorn Kuipers of telling them to “f— off” during their Champions League semi-final defeat at the Etihad Stadium. Marco Verratti claimed he was sworn at by the Dutch official, while Ander Herrera claims he heard Leandro Paredes getting insulted.  Kuipers sent off Angel Di Maria for kicking out at Fernandinho and … Read more

Top Australian gymnastics coaches banned for 18 months for verbal abuse in secret 2013 finding

The only Australian woman to have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in women’s artistic gymnastics is coached by two Russians who were suspended for 18 months for the verbal abuse of another gymnast in 2013. Key points: Two of Australia’s top gymnastics coaches were suspended for verbal abuse in 2013 The suspension has remained secret … Read more