Big Winners on Betfair: Punter lands 132/1 Bet Builder on Madrid win

Big Winners on Betfair: Punter lands 132/1 Bet Builder on Madrid win

Champions League ties make for night of drama on Betfair with one punter landing 11-fold Bet Builder on Los Blancos’ win in Ukraine. And there were others celebrating too… A total of 901 Betfair customers backed the eight Champions League favourites in their accas. The largest stake was £100. Real Madrid tonked Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 …

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All Blacks’ Washington D.C. stopover a double-edged sword for USA Rugby

12:38 AM BST Liam Napier Bankruptcy, COVID and a World Cup qualifying loss to Uruguay does not conspire to cultivate a healthy launchpad for one of the toughest challenges in world rugby. The All Blacks’ arrival in Washington D.C. this week, ahead of their money-spinning Test at FedEx Field, home of the Washington Football Team …

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Fuelled by anti-immigrant rhetoric, racism still serious issue in Czech stands

Racism will be firmly in the spotlight when Sparta Prague face Lyon in the Europa League on Thursday, two months after UEFA ordered the Czech club to play behind closed doors over racist chants. During a Champions League qualifier in August, Sparta fans aimed monkey chants at Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni when he scored. UEFA …

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Is Boone a true manager or just a "puppet" of the Yankees front office? | Baseball Night in NY

Is Boone a true manager or just a “puppet” of the Yankees front office? | Baseball Night in NY

SNY Which free agent hitters would be good fits for the Mets? | Shea Anything On the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, Doug Williams and Jerry Blevins look at a potential Mets future without Michael Conforto, and discuss different free agent hitters that the team could add. Would Nick Castellanos or Marcus Semien be …

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Halep beats Potapova in Kremlin Cup opener, Jabeur retires

MOSCOW — Simona Halep started her campaign at the Kremlin Cup with a straight-sets win on Tuesday, while Ons Jabeur retired from her first-round match. Halep won 6-1, 6-4 against Anastasia Potapova despite losing her serve three times and next plays Veronika Kudermetova in the second round after the Russian beat 18-year-old qualifier Oksana Selekhmetova …

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Andy Murray wins epic three-set battle against American Frances Tiafoe at European Open

Andy Murray returns the ball – AFP Former world No 1 Andy Murray battled past American Frances Tiafoe in a 3hr 45min marathon to reach the second round of the European Open in Antwerp. Murray, winner of the tournament in 2019 on his comeback from hip surgery, progressed through an epic contest 7-6 (2), 6-7 …

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Flexible thinking keeps Bangladesh afloat but they remain behind the curve in T20

Flexible thinking keeps Bangladesh afloat but they remain behind the curve in T20

News Dropping Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur down the order was a sensible call, even if it didn’t pay off against Oman Only one of Bangladesh’s changes was successful in their 26-run win over Oman. Mohammad Naim made 64 after being brought back to the side replacing Soumya Sarkar. But Mahedi Hasan, Nurul Hasan and Afif Hossain …

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British Cycling allowed to use private drug-testing labs by UK Anti-Doping - Wada

British Cycling allowed to use private drug-testing labs by UK Anti-Doping – Wada

UK Anti-Doping allowed British Cycling to drug test its own riders in a private laboratory, an investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency has confirmed. In 2011, British Cycling staff broke rules by collecting samples and using a non-Wada accredited laboratory. It was for the purpose of screening for nandrolone, a prohibited substance. The investigation confirmed …

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