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France confirmed as 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts

France confirmed as 2023 Rugby World Cup hosts

The fog of war that has afflicted the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will lift on Wednesday and is expected to reveal South Africa as outright victors to stage the quadrennial showpiece. We'll keep you posted. It will also risk resentment from World Rugby's top brass, and cast doubt on the validity of a report they have been at pains to uphold.


Paul Pogba blow for Man United ahead of Newcastle visit

Paul Pogba blow for Man United ahead of Newcastle visit

Fellaini rejected a new contract offer from United in September and will be free to sign a pre-contract agreement with a foreign suitor in January. There will not have been a huge increase in his wages given that the player turns 30 next week.


Luke Walton On Benching Lonzo Ball: We Rode The Hot Hands

Luke Walton On Benching Lonzo Ball: We Rode The Hot Hands

Devin Booker had 36 points, his second consecutive game of at least 35, for the Suns. The Lakers are scheduled to host the 76ers at 2.30pm (AEDT) on Thursday after snapping their three-game losing streak during their four-game road trip.


Arsene Wenger reveals his plans for life after Arsenal

Arsene Wenger reveals his plans for life after Arsenal

However, Wenger already appears to be making plans for his next job, telling beIN Sports that he could potentially transition into an worldwide management role ahead of the 2022 WorldCup in Qatar. Wenger was up there among the bookies favourites when Roy Hodgson resigned in the wake of England's exit at Euro 2016, but he eventually chose to stay in club football.


Celtics' Kyrie Irving, Aware Of 'Masked Man' Craze, To Return Vs. Nets

Celtics' Kyrie Irving, Aware Of 'Masked Man' Craze, To Return Vs. Nets

That black mask, like, it just takes away your vision. In truth, the Celtics offense, which has often struggled even with Irving's face unimpeded - indeed, his 8-for-20 shooting performance wasn't all that different from his 44.4 percent coming in - was no better last night.