Pope Francis warns doping, corruption polluting sport

Vatican City: Pope Francis has warned that the positive values of sport are being polluted by doping and corruption as he met Saturday with members of European and African cycling federations. The Pontiff praised cycling as one of the sports that “places emphasis on virtues, such as patience, integrity, altruism and team spirit. “If we […]

Doping in bridge is a reminder that no sport will ever be free of dishonest

Geir Helgemo is from time to time called “the horrific boy of the bridge.” And, to be fair to the smiley forty nine-year-antique Norwegian, he does live up to his billing, seeming personally invested in bringing drama to a recreation where the average age of players (at the least inside the US, in which they […]

Bayern Munich are Barça’s most effective risk in pursuit of Ajax’s De Ligt

As revealed by SPORT on Thursday, Barcelona has made big movements in latest days to tie up the signing of Matthijs DeLight. The membership is hopeful based entirely at the center-lower back’s choice to transport to Camp Nou and the fluid courting together with his club, Ajax — key elements with regards to getting the […]

Rory McIlroy hoping theme park subculture sees him home in Orlando

It is tough to imagine the Tower of Terror is a precursor to glory, not to mention influential within the very equal. Rory McIlroy, seeking to successfully guard a title for the first time in his professional profession, hopes precisely that will prove the situation on Sunday. McIlroy will take to day four at the […]

MCC backs inclusion of girls’s T20 occasion in 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee, which incorporates spin amazing Shane Warne, has unanimously subsidized the inclusion of ladies’s T20 competition in the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The subsequent edition of the Games may be held in Birmingham and organisers are to announce this 12 months whether cricket gets an area for the first […]

Why shunning recreation is a form of philistinism

An in-and-out go to London, and I should select among a theatre invitation and watching Real Madrid versus Ajax as a neutral in my resort room. If I let you know that I am still purchasing my season ticket at Arsenal (possibly Europe’s costliest soccer membership to observe) while dwelling on a distinct continent, you […]

Wakefield Trinity transfer sights to glory after preventing off hazard of spoil

Widnes’s financial crisis serves as a stark reminder that money issues are by no means some distance away in rugby league. But for a lesson in how choppy waters can effectively be navigated in game the Vikings should study activities 70 miles or so across the Pennines. Wakefield Trinity, 5 times Challenge Cup winners, were […]

The testimonies we tell matter: the records of women’s recreation ought to no longer be not noted

In April 1874, on a cricket floor in Bendigo, 22 women took to the field to play in the earliest recorded sport of ladies’ cricket. By 1904, the first nation-based women’s cricket affiliation had formed in Victoria. A little over a decade later, the primarily recorded recreation of women’s football would be played on an […]