This was less a rugby match and more a historical recreation of Rorke’s Drift, only minus the rifles and spears. Technique effectively went out the window as both the Lions and the Springboks served up a pub car park slobber-knocker. You would say that it was one for the purists Read More »
Max Whitlock successfully defended his Olympic pommel horse title, while Charlotte Worthington won the women’s BMX freestyle in Tokyo.
Clarkson’s jettisoning shamefully arrogant scheming by HawthornThe outgoing Hawks coach is either a man of extreme virtue or he is just bloody good at biting his tongue Esteemed AFL coach Alistair Clarkson is a man in demand after his messy departure from Hawthorn. Photograph: James Ross/AAP
The former Scotland international Russell Martin has left MK Dons to take over the manager’s job at Swansea City, one week before the start of the Championship season. The 35-year-old has signed a three-year deal as head coach at the Liberty Stadium, ending the long search for a successor to Steve Cooper. He formally left the club on July 21 having signalled two weeks earlier that he would not go into a third season. Martin comes with a reputation for possession-based football and a modern, prog