Gallagher Premiership: Saracens rout Bath; London Irish and Gloucester draw | Rugby Union News

Saracens ran in 10 tries as they humbled strugglers Bath at the Recreation Ground; London Irish and Gloucester battled each other to a standstill at Brentford Community Stadium in the day’s other game Last Updated: 17/10/21 5:34pm Saracens’ Max Malins ran in a hat-trick of tries against Bath We round-up Sunday’s action in the Gallagher Premiership as Saracens scored a resounding win away to Bath, while it was honours even between London Irish and Gloucester… Bath 17-71 Saracens England star Maro Itoje made a try-scoring return to the Gallagher Premiership…

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Russia not withholding gas for political reasons – ambassador

Russia’s ambassador to the UK has said that his country is not restricting gas exports “for political reasons”. Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr, Andrei Kelin denied accusations that Russia is using energy as a political weapon, amid surging prices across Europe that have sent gas bills in many households skyrocketing. Mr Kelin said that the controversial new Nord Stream 2 pipeline would, once approved by Germany, provide new supplies at a lower price. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Glen Shiel delights connections with Champions Sprint effort | Racing News

Glen Shiel thrilled his connections with a brave effort when second in defence of his Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes title. Trained by Archie Watson, the seven-year-old proved the fire still burns very brightly with a game front-running performance in first-time blinkers. Hollie Doyle had the rest of the field in trouble with a furlong to run, but William Buick had stalked them on Creative Force and had enough left to win by a length. “He ran a fabulous race and he’s just an absolute legend of a horse. He’s…

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Coronavirus: Two Tottenham first-team players confirmed to be false positives | Football News

Tottenham have confirmed that two unnamed players who tested positive for coronavirus on their return from international duty returned false positive results. Both players were shown to have contracted Covid-19 but have since been retested, as per standard procedure, and will now not be required to isolate for 10 days. The pair are now available for Sunday’s Premier League match at Newcastle, live on Sky Sports, and will also not be sidelined for the Europa Conference League match against Vitesse Arnhem on Thursday and the London derby at West Ham…

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Oman thump debutants Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets in T20 World Cup opener in Muscat | Cricket News

Jatinder Singh (73no off 42 balls) and Aqib Ilyas (50no off 43) power Oman to 10-wicket win over debutants Papua New Guinea in T20 World Cup opener; Oman were chasing 130 after PNG tumbled from 102-3 in Muscat; watch T20 World Cup live in full on Sky Sports between now and November 14 Last Updated: 17/10/21 2:24pm Jatinder Singh and Aqib Ilyas hit unbeaten fifties as Oman beat Papua New Guinea in the first game of the T20 World Cup ​​​Papua New Guinea tumbled to defeat on their T20 World…

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BBC’s Rainsford can return if Russian journalists gets UK visas – ambassador

Russia’s ambassador to the UK, Andrei Kelin, has said the treatment of Russian journalists in the UK is reason the BBC’s Sarah Rainsford has been expelled from the country. In this interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr, he insists the BBC correspondent will be allowed back into the country, where she has reported for years, once UK visas have been issued to Russian reporters. Sarah Rainsford was told she’d been barred from Russia by the FSB security service in August and was labelled a ‘security threat’ – something she and…

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Josh Little: Ireland bowler keen to recreate historic glories at T20 World Cup | Cricket News

Josh Little was 15 when he pulled an all-nighter with team-mate Harry Tector to watch as Niall O’Brien’s unbeaten half-century helped beat West Indies in New Zealand and is keen to contribute to another such win; watch Ireland vs Holland live on Sky Sports Cricket from 10.30am on Monday By PA Media & Max Matthews Last Updated: 17/10/21 1:35pm Josh Little is keen to provide Ireland with another famous T20 World Cup win Josh Little is eager to help Ireland write a new chapter in their history after reminiscing about the…

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British Champions Day: Baaeed steals the show with QEII victory and Oisin Murphy ends dramatic week with title | Racing News

The clue is the name. Champions Day crowns true champions and none more so at Ascot this year than the brilliant Baaeed, who confirmed his superstar status with victory in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes on Saturday. There were no wins for Oisin Murphy but, despite the smallest of scares as William Buick closed the gap to two, the champion jockey had already done enough to successfully defend his title, closing out a dramatic few days for the leading rider. Elsewhere, it looked like a rare off-day for the legendary…

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Savannah Marshall stops Lolita Muzeya to set up unification fight with Claressa Shields

Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields will fight on the same card in December Savannah Marshall set up a unification fight with Claressa Shields with a powerful destruction of Lolita Muzeya in Newcastle to retain her WBO title. With Shields watching via zoom in America, Marshall walked through a Muzeya storm in the first round to stop the Zambian challenger in the second. It was the first time Marshall has had the opportunity to defend her belt in front of a capacity crowd and the local hero grasped the chance to…

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Mikey Garcia suffers upset defeat to Sandor Martin that derails plans to regain world title | Boxing News

Mikey Garcia suffered a shock points loss to Sandor Martin that severely dented the four-weight world champion’s reputation. The American star struggled with his timing from the opening bell as the Spaniard’s sharp counter punches and clever movement were enough to secure a majority decision win with scores of 97-93, 97-93 and 95-95 in Fresno. Garcia, who had been regarded as one of the top fighters in the US, slumped to his second defeat in three fights after his unbeaten record was ended by a points loss to Errol Spence…

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Internationals Fixtures & Results | Sky Sports Cricket

Fixtures & Results Click here for Cricket Live on Sky Sports 17th October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Pakistan Women v England Women ODI Series 2021 18th October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 19th October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Pakistan Women v England Women ODI Series 2021 20th October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 21st October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 Pakistan Women v England Women ODI Series 2021 22nd October, 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 23rd…

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Newcastle takeover: Jose Mourinho admits ’emotional connection’ with club but insists he is happy at Roma | Football News

Jose Mourinho has admitted he has an “emotional connection” with Newcastle as a result of his relationship with Sir Bobby Robson, but has distanced himself from the prospect of replacing Steve Bruce as the club’s manager. Bruce was expected to be sacked ahead of Sunday’s game against Tottenham – live on Sky Sports from 4pm – following the Saudi-led consortium’s £305m takeover of the club this month. While the 60-year-old remains in place ahead of the match, it has not stopped a host of managers from being linked with the…

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Savannah Marshall stops Lolita Muzeya in second round of sensational back-and-forth brawl to retain WBO middleweight title | Boxing News

Savannah Marshall brilliantly stopped Lolita Muzeya in the second round of her world title defence after a flurry of stinging shots on Saturday in Newcastle. Marshall remained undefeated and kept her WBO middleweight championship to stay on course for the dream fight with Claressa Shields which would be the best-ever in women’s boxing. Marshall enhanced her reputation as a genuine KO artist by standing up to her challenger’s pressure and responding by beating the fight out of her inside four minutes. Image: Savannah Marshall retained her WBO title Marshall was…

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