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United run out of patience with Mourinho, Pochettino in the frame

6:57pm EST

LONDON Jose Mourinho's relationship with Manchester United reached irretrievable breakdown a long time ago but the Old Trafford hierarchy finally served the divorce papers on Tuesday as the world's biggest club sacked the game's most famous manager. | Video

Yearender : Rugby - Cracks in New Zealand edifice give rest of world hope

Dec 17 2018

LONDON New Zealand won 12 of their 14 games, secured the Rugby Championship for the fourth year in a row and Bledisloe Cup for the 16th, yet 2018 was the year when people began to think the mighty All Blacks might be vulnerable.

William Hill sports book award shared for first time

Nov 27 2018

LONDON The William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award has been shared for the first time as the story of an 11-year-old's remarkable swim across the English Channel and a biography of Northern Irish boxer Eamonn Magee divided the spoils on Tuesday.

Sexton, Schmidt and Ireland scoop world rugby awards

Nov 26 2018

World Rugby's awards night in Monaco turned green on Sunday as Ireland's Johnny Sexton and Joe Schmidt led a treble of player, coach and team of the year triumphs.

Rugby - England absentees underline scale of recovery

Nov 25 2018

LONDON The most impressive aspect of England's November series was the list of players who had nothing to do with it, as gradually, Eddie Jones has developed the strength in depth essential for a realistic tilt at next year's World Cup.

Defiant Cheika says slumping Australia will be back

Nov 25 2018

LONDON After being thumped 37-18 by England on Saturday coach Michael Cheika has issued a defiant promise that Australia will be all the better for their terrible 2018 and that he fully expects them to challenge for the World Cup in a year's time.

Four-try England crush tired Australia 37-18

Nov 25 2018

LONDON England completed a highly satisfying November series with a crushing 37-18 four-try victory over a ragged Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, claiming a record sixth successive win in the 50th meeting of the old sporting rivals.

Cheika slams ruling on Farrell tackle as 'ludicrous'

Nov 24 2018

LONDON Australia coach Michael Cheika accepted that England deserved their 37-18 victory on Saturday but was incensed at what he called the "ludicrous decision" not to penalise Owen Farrell for a no-arms tackle on Izack Rodda at the end of the first half.

Rugby-Cheika slams ruling on Farrell tackle as "ludicrous"

Nov 24 2018

LONDON, Nov 24 Australia coach Michael Cheika accepted that England deserved their 37-18 victory on Saturday but was incensed at what he called the "ludicrous decision" not to penalise Owen Farrell for a no-arms tackle on Izack Rodda at the end of the first half.

Rugby-England crush Australia 37-18

Nov 24 2018

LONDON, Nov 24 England completed a highly satisfying November series with a crushing 37-18 four-try victory over a ragged Australia on Saturday, claiming a record sixth successive win in the 50th meeting of the old sporting rivals.

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