New Zealand captain Tom Latham made 252 before Trent Boult ripped through Bangladesh in second Test | Cricket News

New Zealand bid 521-6 before beating Bangladesh by 126 to gain a 395 run lead in the first inning on the second day of the second test; Substitute skipper Tom Latham scored 252 and Devon Conway scored 109 before Trent Boult took 5-43 and became the fourth Black Caps bowler at 300 test wickets From … Read more

Steph Houghton: Manchester City welcome captain back to training after four months out injured | Football News

Manchester City received a “big boost” with the return of captain Steph Houghton from injury after a four-month absence, says manager Gareth Taylor. Houghton, absent since sustaining an ankle injury ahead of England’s match against North Macedonia in September, attended a session with her club on Wednesday, alongside teammate Lucy Bronze. The English duo are … Read more

South Africa vs India: Captain Dean Elgar survives as Proteas continue thrilling chase | Cricket News

South Africa need 122 points more to win and draw the three-game series, after finishing matchday three with 118-2; watch the fourth day of the second test between South Africa and India on Thursday, live on Sky Sports Cricket from 7:30 am Last updated: 05/01/22 16:36 South Africa captain Dean Elgar fought to the end … Read more

West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard back for series against England and Ireland | Cricket News

Kieron Pollard returned from injury to face Ireland in a one-day and single T20 and five T20 streak against England in late January: Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase and Kyle Mayers also return after Covid-19 absences Last updated: 31/12/21 18:33 Kieron Pollard is back after missing the Pakistan tour with injury Kieron Pollard will return to … Read more

Fabricio Coloccini: Former Newcastle captain retires at 39 | Football News

Former Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini announced his retirement at the age of 39. The former Argentina international spent eight years at St James’ Park after joining Deportivo La Coruna in 2008, helping the team into the Premier League in 2010 and making 275 appearances for the club. He returned to his homeland in 2016 to … Read more

The Ashes: Joe Root not drawn on long-term future as England captain after ‘gut-wrenching’ defeat | Cricket News

“My energy has to be all in trying to win the next game. I can’t be selfish and start thinking for myself,” says Joe Root after England fell to defeat in the Ashes series; the skipper says his team must be “mentally very strong” for the last two tests in Sydney and Hobart Last updated: … Read more

The Ashes: Pat Cummins’ dream comes true after leading Australia to victory in first series as captain | Cricket News

“It’s crazy. There is nothing like what I could imagine my life as a kid would become”; Pat Cummins emulated his childhood heroes Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting after leading Australia to victory over England in The Ashes in his first series as captain Last updated: 28/12/21 3:36 Pat Cummins (left) won The Ashes in … Read more

Ted Cruz, captain of the anti-vax Dream Team

Illustration: Getty Images Where do we start talking about Ted Cruz? He’s a politician through and through in the worst sense of the word, a deeply cynical man who not only thinks he’s smarter than everyone else, but who everyone else is too stupid to see through his greasy facade. Ted Cruz is an older … Read more

Ray Illingworth: Former England captain dies aged 89 | Cricket News

Ray Illingworth, who led England to victory in the test series over Australia in 1970-71, had undergone radiotherapy for esophageal cancer; he captained England 31 times, winning 12 of those games From PA Media Last updated: 25/12/21 14:10 Former cricketer Ray Illingworth has passed away at the age of 89, his former Yorkshire team confirmed … Read more

Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin gets fan $20 for spilled beer

Dylan Larkin, certified brotherPhoto: Getty Images There are few things more important in life than a beer you just bought at a sporting event. People are so desperate to get the smallest of buzzes that they’ll drop a whole Andrew Jackson on some watered-down booze. So, pouring that beer would be an absolute tragedy, worthy … Read more