In a match shrouded in drama, England scored six from the third-last ball, when a throw from Martin Guptill rebounded off a diving Ben Stokes’ bat to the boundary. It helped them tie the match, before a super over was also tied and England were handed the trophy over New Zealand on a boundary countback. Stream over 50 sports live & anytime on your TV or favourite device with KAYO SPORTS. The biggest Aussie sports and the best from overseas. Just $25/month. No lock-in contract. Get your 14 day free trial > Chaos leads to super over in World Cup final World Cup: New Zealand and England have played out one of the craziest finishes to a cricket match you will ever see in the World Cup final. The umpires awarded six as Stokes and Adil Rashid were returning for their second run when the overthrow was made. However it has since emerged that under Law 19.8, extra runs are only awarded if the batsmen have crossed when the ball is thrown, which was not the case on … [Read more...] about Cricket World Cup final: ICC respond to Ben Stokes overthrows incident
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FIFA has received bids from Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. [ MORE: Gerrard extends contract amid strong start as Rangers boss ] Soccer’s international governing body will now assess the bids, which will include visiting each country. Evaluations will be submitted to the FIFA Council and a vote on the host will be held at the organization’s meeting in Ethiopia next June. Anticipated bids from South Korea and South Africa were withdrawn before Friday’s deadline. The 2023 World Cup will feature 32 teams, up from the 24 that competed this summer at the tournament in France. The United States won its second straight World Cup title and fourth overall this year, and the event enjoyed unprecedented television viewership of 1.12 billion worldwide. “France 2019 was certainly a watershed moment for women’s football, and now it is FIFA’s responsibility to take concrete measures to … [Read more...] about FIFA considering four bids to host 2023 Women’s World Cup
DELE ALLI has been struggling with an ongoing thigh injury at the 2018 World Cup. The England ace has been pictured wearing special taping on his leg, as has Croatian Ivan Perisic. What is the tape called that Dele Alli wears? Eagle-eyed fans would have spotted that Alli was wearing colourful tape on his knee during the match. It is called Kinesio Tape and it is a thin, elastic cotton strip that is used to treat injuries. The method provides stability to muscles and joints while providing the support that Alli needs to patrol the pitch. One expert described it as: "A definitive rehabilitative taping technique that is designed to facilitate the body’s natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the body’s range of motion." FROM RUSSIA WITH LIVE All the latest action, news, goals and gossip from the World Cup BEAUTIFUL DAMES Tall, blonde & sex mad... the science behind why Swedes are world's sexiest PicturedON … [Read more...] about What is the kinesio tape that Ivan Perisic and Dele Alli are wearing at the World Cup and what does it do?
ENGLAND cruised into the quarter-finals - but were handed some luck in securing top spot. Eddie Jones' side were blowing away the competition in their bid to progress, but Typhoon Hagibis cancelled their clash against France to ensure they get a favourable draw in the next round. And Les Bleus secured their place in the next round after narrowly seeing off Tonga - knocking the Pumas out of the competition.Pool C fixtures and results September 21: France 23-21 Argentina September 22: England 35-3 Tonga September 26: England 45-7 USASeptember 28: Argentina 28-12 Tonga October 2: France 33-9 USA October 5: England 39-10 Argentina October 6: France 23-21 TongaOctober 9: Argentina 47-17 USA October 12: England 0-0 France - CANCELLED October 13: USA 19-31 Tonga All times are UK (BST) Pool C table Pool C squads ENGLAND Forwards Dan Cole, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Tom Curry, Ellis Genge, Jamie George, Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury, Courtney Lawes, … [Read more...] about Rugby World Cup Pool C table: England win group after France clash is cancelled as Argentina miss out on quarter-final place
Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar in recent weeks and thousands more are enduring appalling labour abuses, a Guardian investigation has found, raising serious questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 World Cup. This summer, Nepalese workers died at a rate of almost one a day in Qatar, many of them young men who had sudden heart attacks. The investigation found evidence to suggest that thousands of Nepalese, who make up the single largest group of labourers in Qatar, face exploitation and abuses that amount to modern-day slavery, as defined by the International Labour Organisation, during a building binge paving the way for 2022. According to documents obtained from the Nepalese embassy in Doha, at least 44 workers died between 4 June and 8 August. More than half died of heart attacks, heart failure or workplace accidents. The investigation also reveals: • Evidence of forced labour on a huge World Cup infrastructure project. • Some Nepalese … [Read more...] about Revealed: Qatar’s World Cup ‘slaves’