‘We saw everyone drop’: bee swarm stops play in New Zealand cricket match

It’s usually rain that stops play in New Zealand, but on Sunday it was the unfamiliar sight of a swarm of bees that brought a halt to the cricket being played at Wellington’s Basin...

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November 23, 2021

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Ill-discipline and lack of accuracy undermines Wallabies in defeat to Scotland

Australia did not get the same impact from their French foreign legion as their Japan-based teammates in their defeat to Scotland at Murrayfield, but the Wallabies should persevere with overseas selections. With Quade Cooper,...

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November 22, 2021

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‘Haters’ will appreciate Novak Djokovic after he retires, says Medvedev

World No 1 Novak Djokovic may not enjoy the same kind of adulation from fans as Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal but even the Serb’s “real haters” will come to appreciate his records and...

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November 21, 2021

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A new start after 60: ‘I was in a bleak hole of grief – then I found love, horse riding and confidence’

As a child, Khadija Mackenzie saw a horse only if she happened to pass the polo club. “It’s very urbanised in Singapore,” she says. “We don’t have much wildlife … I think every Singaporean...

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November 20, 2021

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Rhik Samadder tries … wrestling: ‘Although I am in tremendous pain, there is a goofy energy to it’’

I walk past a very smiley man in reception, past a smelly changing room, into a matted space. It’s like walking into a Street Fighter II level. On one side, teenage boys practise sit-ups...

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November 19, 2021

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King Richard: ‘super surreal’ lives of Williams sisters is stuff of Hollywood films

The story of Venus and Serena Williams’ rise to greatness, two legendary tennis careers propelled by the foresight of their father, has often been likened to a Hollywood movie. Now, with the release of...

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November 18, 2021

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Anett Kontaveit’s unlikely hot streak proof that patience is everything

Three months ago, during the height of a fierce Ohioan summer, the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati opened with a brutal contest in the women’s draw. Ons Jabeur and Anett Kontaveit, two unseeded,...

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November 17, 2021

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