Sport politics

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Dave Brailsford recruited to Andrew Strauss’s review of English cricket
Andrew Strauss has recruited Sir Dave Brailsford, the former performance director of British Cycling and current director of sport at Ineos, to his high performance review of English cricket

Simon Burnton

25, May, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Tom Harrison brought in the money but left cricket smaller, poorer and divided | Andy Bull
ECB chief executive became a defining figure as scandals, failure at Test level and the Hundred left English cricket fighting with itself

Andy Bull

17, May, 2022 @5:09 PM

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Starting pistol fires on rugby’s defining decade but can it make it pay? | Robert Kitson
Richer nations will have to share the spoils if the proposed Nations Championship is to finally get off the ground and change rugby union’s future

Robert Kitson

14, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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The Blazers usurped by the Blokes in English cricket | Barney Ronay
The appointment of Brendon McCullum as England Test coach shows that being cool is more important than qualifications in the ECB’s brave new world

Barney Ronay

13, May, 2022 @6:03 PM

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‘Nations Championship’ will not detract from World Cup, claims World Rugby
World Rugby has insisted that the proposed north versus south “Nations Championship” competition – including a grand final between the two hemispheres every two years – will not detract from the prestige of the World Cup

Gerard Meagher in Dublin

12, May, 2022 @9:00 PM

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Australia set to target Eddie Jones for role at 2027 home World Cup
Australia are expected to be named as hosts of the 2027 Rugby World Cup and could target Eddie Jones to help their bid for success on home soil

Gerard Meagher in Dublin

11, May, 2022 @6:23 PM

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Olympic boxing at risk, IOC warns Iba chief amid fresh governance worries
The IOC has warned the Russian president of amateur boxing that it still has ‘significant concerns’ over the governance of the organisation he leads in an intervention just days before he faces re-election

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

11, May, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Rugby powers to hold talks on new global north v south tournament
Rugby chiefs are poised to hold key discussions on Tuesday over the proposal to radically shake up the international calendar and introduce a new global competition to be played every two years

Gerard Meagher

09, May, 2022 @7:26 PM

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Modern pentathlon to trial ‘James Bond meets Krypton Factor’ 45-minute race
The new format is designed to help the sport grow in the US market and Joël Bouzou, the vice-president of the sport’s governing body, said it will be ‘exciting and successful’

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

03, May, 2022 @4:36 PM

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Modern pentathlon confirms obstacle racing will replace equestrian from 2024
The governing body of modern pentathlon has approved the historic change despite fierce opposition from athletes

Sean Ingle

02, May, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Modern pentathlon faces civil war over plans to introduce obstacle race
A plan to replace show jumping with obstacle-course racing as part of the five-sport modern pentathlon programme has met with fierce resistance from athletes

Exclusive by Sean Ingle

01, May, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Uniquely qualified’: John Coates drafted letter of praise for himself to Brisbane Olympics organisers
Outgoing president of Australian Olympic Committee drafted gushing compliments for his own work

Exclusive by Ed Aarons and Romain Molina

30, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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