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John Hardie: Edinburgh Scotland flanker suspended from duty

Edinburgh’s Scotland flanker John Hardie has been suspended from duty pending an internal investigation. The New Zealand-born back-rower, 29, will not be considered for selection for either his club or for Scotland. No further details were given, with a Scottish Rugby statement adding only that “we are unable to comment further given the nature of …

Everton ban fan carrying child after clash with Lyon player

Everton have banned the child-carrying supporter involved in a confrontation with a Lyon player during Thursday’s Europa League defeatat Goodison Park. The club have also contacted Merseyside Police, who are investigating. Everton’s Ashley Williams sparked the melee which saw an Everton fan – carrying a small child – appear to push Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes. European …

France Women 1 England Women 0

England ended a tumultuous week for the women’s game with a 1-0 friendly defeat against 2019 World Cup hosts France. The match – England’s first under interim coach Mo Marley – was a cagey affair with few clear-cut chances before Viviane Asseyi capitalised on goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain’s mistake to snatch victory. On Wednesday, the Football …

WEST HAM UNITED VS Brighton

Brighton heaped more pressure on West Ham manager Slaven Bilic with a 3-0 Premier League win at London Stadium, their first away from home this season. Hammers fans booed throughout and thousands left the ground following Brighton’s third goal. The defeat means West Ham slipped to 17th in the table and will drop into the …

Lewis Hamilton top in US GP practice as Vettel struggles

Championship leader Lewis Hamilton was in scintillating form as he set the pace for Mercedes in second practice at the United States Grand Prix. Hamilton’s title rival Sebastian Vettel could manage only third quickest, 0.524 seconds behind the Mercedes, and behind Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. Hamilton leads Vettel by 59 points and will take the …

Hughie Fury vs Joseph Parker to be shown live on YouTube with fight fans to be charged £9.99 for world title clash

Hughie Fury’s world heavyweight title clash against Joseph Parker will be broadcast exclusively live on YouTube. Fight fans in the UK will be charged £9.99 to watch the fight for the WBO strap at Manchester Arena on September 23. Fury’s promoter Hennessy Sports announced the partnership with YouTube which is the first of its kind. A portion of …