Northern Ireland’s Shiels mars England win by blaming ‘emotional’ women

The Guardian 03:10 13.04

Northern Ireland’s manager, Kenny Shiels, blamed women being ‘more emotional than men’ for women’s teams conceding goals in quick succession after England’s 5-0 win in a World Cup qualifier


Richard Wigglesworth says fired-up Leicester ‘have to attack’ Clermont

The Guardian 00:12 13.04

The Leicester player and assistant coach Richard Wigglesworth said ‘non-stop’ Steve Borthwick will not accept complacency despite a 29-10 first-leg lead in the Champions Cup


England on verge of making World Cup finals after rout of Northern Ireland

The Guardian 00:12 13.04

Manchester City pair Lauren Hemp and Georgia Stanway both scored twice in England’s 5-0 win in the Women’s World Cup qualifier in Northern Ireland


No reusable cup? In Australia, it’s at your own risk.

NyTimes 00:06 13.04

On a visit to Melbourne, a Times reporter got a lesson in cafe etiquette, and the challenges facing the sustainability movement.


Northern Ireland v England: Women’s World Cup qualifying – live!

The Guardian 21:09 12.04

Minute-by-minute report: Can England make hay again or will Northern Ireland spring a surprise? Find out with with Rob Smyth


Brown reveals his take on row at end of England career before 2019 World Cup

The Guardian 15:10 12.04

Fresh claims have emerged regarding the incident which contributed to the omission of Mike Brown and Ben Te’o from Eddie Jones’s squad


With World Cups in Sight, Rugby Can Be America’s Next Sport

Rolling Stone 15:02 12.04

Today’s guest columnist is Jim Brown, executive chairman of the USA Rugby World Cup Bid Committee. Having secured the 2026 FIFA World Cup and 2028 Summer Olympic Games, the United States has an inc…


Guardiola presses pause to focus on Manchester City’s battles ahead | David Hytner

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The City manager sets aside missed opportunities against Liverpool with a trip to Madrid and an FA Cup rematch coming up


Carlo Ancelotti is a unique manager on the threshold of even more glory | Philipp Lahm

The Guardian 12:10 12.04

The quiet Italian is a born winner set to become a champion in a fifth country – and he may even add a fourth European Cup


When Russian troops arrived, their relatives disappeared

Vox 12:08 12.04

A local official and a journalist’s father were abducted. Their families’ stories are part of a pattern of disappearances in Russia-occupied Ukraine.


‘They made him kneel and shot him in the head’: the savage occupation of Bucha

The Guardian 00:15 11.04

Exclusive: resident recounts the murder of her nephew, just one of the casualties of the carnage wrought by Russian forces


Zach Mercer earns Montpellier win but fightback gives Harlequins hope

The Guardian 21:14 10.04

Montpellier beat Harlequins 40-26 in their Champions Cup first leg, but a flurry of second-half tries gave the Premiership champions some hope


Ellis Genge leads 14-man Leicester to famous first-leg victory at Clermont

The Guardian 21:14 10.04

Leicester are on course for the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup after ruthless win in France


‘We couldn’t identify him’: Bucha tells of a dark and savage occupation

The Guardian 21:14 10.04

Exclusive: resident recounts the murder of her nephew, just one of the casualties of the carnage wrought by Russian forces


In a Village Divided, Palestinians See Their Hold on Territory Eroding

NyTimes 21:08 10.04

Carved up over decades, the village of Walaja sits partly in the occupied West Bank and partly in Jerusalem. Palestinians say this type of fragmentation undermines prospects for a state.


Israeli troops raid town of Palestinian gunman who killed three in Tel Aviv

The Guardian 03:13 10.04

Gun battle in occupied West Bank leaves at least one Palestinian militant dead, according to Israeli and Palestinian accounts


‘The Russians are trying to obliterate us. You think that we’d agree to half-measures now?’

The Guardian 03:13 10.04

Ivan Fedorov, the exiled mayor of occupied Melitopol, says the battle for Donbas is also a fight for global security


Ukraine’s disappeared

Vox 03:11 10.04

A local official and a journalist’s father were abducted. Their families’ stories are part of a pattern of disappearances in Russia-occupied Ukraine.


At the Masters, Tiger Woods Will Take Some Ice With That

NyTimes 03:07 10.04

Woods’s improbable quest for a sixth green jacket rested largely on his recuperation regimen, but the weekend appeared to prove its limitations.


Largest US union federation presses Fifa on labor rights around 2026 World Cup

The Guardian 12:14 08.04

The AFL-CIO is leading a coalition demanding Fifa address concerns around human and labor rights at the 2026 World Cup in US, Canada and Mexico


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