Warren Gatland insists Lions are ‘bullish’ despite defeat to South Africa A

Warren Gatland insisted his British and Irish Lions players left Cape Town Stadium with renewed conviction of their ability to win the Test series despite a 17-13 defeat by South Africa A. A powerful shadow Springboks squad containing 11 World Cup winners and packed with 522 caps started ominously as they ran into a 17-3 half-time lead, but the Lions fought back through a Wyn Jones try and the boot of Owen Farrell. While it appears South Africa have landed a psychological blow ahead of the series that starts on…

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Luke Richardson a strong candidate to become NHL head coach in future

Breadcrumb Trail Links Sports NHL Montreal Canadiens Hockey Inside Out Hockey It won’t happen with Canadiens unless he learns to speak French, but other teams should be interested in the 52-year-old when jobs open. Author of the article: Stu Cowan  •  Montreal Gazette “Whether I’m coaching or whatever I’m doing, I like to just keep in a calm mode so I can react properly to whether it’s something negative or positive,” Canadiens assistant coach Luke Richardson says. Photo by Allen McInnis /Montreal Gazette Article content Luke Richardson is the type…

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Red Bull: 2021 car development and 2022 program a 'difficult juggling act'

Red Bull’s Adrian Newey admits that pressing on with the evolution of this year’s car while simultaneously developing its all-important 2022 contender has become a “difficult juggling act”. F1 teams have been hard at work for many months now on their 2022 machines that are being designed around an entirely new set of technical regulations. Indeed, the majority of teams have either completely stopped the development of this year’s car or, like Mercedes, are implementing their final updates to their 2021 design. But Red Bull’s position at the top of…

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‘It’ll be incredible!’ – Auger-Aliassime relishing Olympics tennis opportunity

‘It’ll be incredible!’ – Auger-Aliassime relishing Olympics tennis opportunity The Canadian youngster is waiting in anticipation to represent his country at the Tokyo Olympics tennis events this summer. The 21-year-old is coming off a career-best Grand Slam result, having reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. Auger-Aliassime also has a career-high ranking of world No. 15, and is set to enjoy another career highlight by competing in Olympics tennis for the first time. “I told myself it would be incredible to walk one day in the opening ceremony among that handful of…

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Plot Thickens As Florentino Perez Recordings Target Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho

Audio recordings of Real Madrid chairman Florentino Perez disparaging two former club legends with similar outbursts on former star Cristiano Ronaldo and former coach Jose Mourinho. The latest quotes follow publication by El Confidencial on Tuesday of older recordings dating from 2006 in which Perez called club legends Raul and Iker Casillas “the two biggest Real Madrid frauds.” In the second set of quotes Perez attacks Ronaldo, who won a huge haul of trophies with Real between 2009 and 2018, including four Champions Leagues. “He is mad. This…

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Sania Mirza’s Dance Video In Olympic Kit Is Winning The Internet. Watch

The biggest sporting carnival in the world – the Olympic Games – is set to kick off on July 23 in Tokyo. Ahead of the event, top athletes around the world are sharing their excitement with their followers on various social networking sites. On Wednesday, six-time Grand Slam champion Sania Mirza also joined the list as she posted a video of herself in India’s new Olympic kit on Instagram. In the short clip, the former doubles world number one was seen grooving on American rapper Doja Cat’s latest…

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‘Extensive changes’ including new chassis for Esteban Ocon

After struggling in recent races, Esteban Ocon is going to have a new chassis, along with other changes to his car, for the British GP. Few drivers had a poorer triple-header than the Frenchman, with him failing to score a single point in any of the three races. Throughout the period, he spoke of having some issues with his machinery that his Alpine team were struggling to get to the bottom of. They have still yet to do so, and so are making a number of changes to the car…

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