A new scheme which aims to encourage more players of Asian origin into professional cricket in England and Wales has been set up. The South Asian Cricket Association (SACA) will offer bursaries, education opportunities and coaching aimed at helping British Asian cricketers between the ages of 18 and 24 pursue a career in county cricket.
Scotland struggled all game to contain Fiji-born Frenchman Virimi Vakatawa. ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images France centre Virimi Vakatawa muscled over the line to break open an absorbing clash which saw his side beat Scotland 22-15 at Murrayfield on Sunday and top Group B of the Nations Cup. The hosts struggled all game to contain the
Sebastian Vettel says he has “zero tolerance” for a mistake made by FIA race director Michael Masi during qualifying for the Turkish Grand Prix, which saw the second session get underway while a recovery crane was still in one of the run-off areas. 1 Related The crane was recovering Nicholas Latifi’s Williams from a gravel
The UFC is finalizing a bantamweight bout between Brazilian legend Jose Aldo and Marlon “Chito” Vera for a UFC Fight Night on Dec. 19, sources confirmed to ESPN. The 135-pound bout will take place on the main card of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas, which is the final event on the UFC’s 2020 schedule.
Nov 17, 2020 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Tyson Fury will have to reconsider his 2021 plans and fight Deontay Wilder if his rival wins an arbitration hearing, according to Fury’s co-promoter,
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Robert Streb made an 8-foot par putt to stay alive in a playoff and ended it on the second extra hole Sunday with a pitching wedge that came an inch from going in, giving him a victory over Kevin Kisner in the RSM Classic. Streb won for the second time
LONDON — Daniil Medvedev winning the season-ending ATP Finals over Dominic Thiem on Sunday was a fitting end to tennis’ year in which very little went to script and the unexpected seemed to occur on a tournament-by-tournament basis. While Thiem, who had already won his first Grand Slam at the US Open in September and
Free-agent guard Austin Rivers has agreed to a three-year, $10 million deal with the New York Knicks, a source told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. After four years with the LA Clippers, Rivers spent short stints on the Wizards and Suns before finding a home with the Houston Rockets, who signed him off waivers in December of
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick replaced Tua Tagovailoa in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 20-13 loss to the Denver Broncos in a move that coach Brian Flores said was not injury-related. Flores made clear that there will be no wholesale quarterback changes, meaning that Tagovailoa will remain the Dolphins’ starter despite being benched for his
Florida junior Kyle Pitts, the nation’s top tight end, will return to play against Kentucky on Saturday after missing the past two games recovering from nasal surgery, coach Dan Mullen said. “We’re excited about that,” Mullen told reporters on Monday. Pitts sustained the hit, which prompted surgery and also resulted in a concussion, during Florida’s