- Anderson, Finn rip through NZ
England’s pace attack sliced through the New Zealand tail to dismiss the touring side for 207 on the third morning of the first test at Lord’s on Saturday.
- Mahmood and Marsh destroy Mumbai
A wonderful partnership between Shaun Marsh and Azhar Mahmood catapulted the Kings XI Punjab to 183 for eightin their IPL match against the Mumbai Indians in Dharamsala on Saturday.
- Another last-gasp win for Tahs
Hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau fractured his forearm and several other Wallabies were injured as the Waratahs beat Super Rugby leaders the Brumbies 28-22 at Sydney’s Olympic Stadium on Saturday.
- Golden Gloves lodge official protest
Golden Gloves has officially protested the decision of Malcolm Klassen’s unsuccessful title bid against Will Tomlinson in Australia on Thursday. Most observers, including many Australians, believed that Klassen beat Tomlinson, but the lopsided scores of the three judges – by seven and nine points (twice) – in favour of the Australian were staggering. While hometown
- Daylight robbery as Klassen gets stiffed
Rodney Berman was fuming after Malcolm Klassen lost his bid for the IBO super-featherweight in Melbourne on Thursday. The three judges awarded champion Will Tomlinson a lopsided points win – 117-110, 118-109, 118-109 – that was severely at odds with what occurred during a thrilling 12-rounder. “It was a disgrace . . . I’ve lost
- Terrible ‘Tsunami’ tamed
A bitterly disappointing Sipho “Tsunami” Taliwe meekly surrendered his WBC International title to rookie Australian Matt Garlett in Melbourne on Thursday. The unheralded challenger dominated from start to finish, even momentarily putting Taliwe on the seat of his pants in the fourth round, to coast to a lopsided points win. Scores were 115-111, 115-111, 116-110.