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Daily Archives: January 15, 2018

Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags at Margaret Court Arena on the first day of the Australian Open to protest tennis great Margaret Court’s controversial views on gay marriage and the broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Several, however,

Mathieu Bastareaud & James Haskell to face independent disciplinary committee

Mathieu Bastareaud made the comment at the end of Sunday’s win over Benetton Treviso Toulon’s Mathieu Bastareaud and Wasps’ James Haskell will face an independent disciplinary committee in London on Wednesday following incidents in weekend European Champions Cup games. France centre Bastareaud made a homophobic

Zolani Tete pulls out of title defense with calf injury

Bantamweight world titleholder Zolani Tete has suffered a calf injury, forcing him to postpone his mandatory defense against Omar Narvaez, promoter Frank Warren announced on Monday. Tete and Narvaez were supposed to meet in the main event of Warren’s card on Feb. 10 at the

‘I thought they’d all be missed’

Sunday’s free-taking competition at Páirc Tailteann created history, but Gaelic football fans are likely to see plenty of repeats before too long. At Special Congress last year the GAA voted to bring in their own version of soccer’s penalty shootout for certain games that finish