"I have no regrets making that call, but yes, I would love to stay on. I really feel attached to the team and it is an honour to have this role as the coach of Australia. I take it with a lot of pride and a lot of honour. But, like I said, I made my call and have to stand by what I said." … [Read more...] about Michael Cheika quits as Australia head coach after crashing out of Rugby World Cup
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It was a factor behind last year’s torpedoing of World Rugby’s plan for a Nations Championship. Some of the Six Nations countries, with Ireland and Scotland again in opposition, feared its consequences, as they had in 1985 when voting on the World Cup. The league would have required the Rugby Championship and the Six Nations to introduce relegation, providing a pathway for emerging unions – Japan and Fiji would have joined the former to take its number to six. … [Read more...] about Rugby should look at 1987 World Cup and take another leap into unknown
The US will host the 2026 football World Cup, with Canada and Mexico, and the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028. As World Rugby looks to repeat the success of Japan 2019, a tournament held in a tier-two rugby nation, many observers see the US as a possible host for 2031. … [Read more...] about USA Rugby announces steps towards World Cup bid, backed by MLR owners
“There’s also the sentiment behind it, that you’re not pronouncing it for anybody other than the nation you’re covering, and out of respect to them,” she said. “That is why we do what we do at SBS ... It’s always been about servicing the minority and about respecting the cultures we have in Australia.” … [Read more...] about SBS presenter Lucy Zelić hits back at abuse for World Cup pronunciation
The event was also expertly handled and directed as a viewing experience. The main events were preceded by coverage of the celebrity-packed pro-am and unpredictable creative tournaments, which took place on Friday, setting the fun tone of the proceedings. On Saturday and Sunday, the solo and duo finals were held over six matches, making for four hours of viewing time each. Players could choose their own streams based on favourite players or geographic regions, while the main stream switched smoothly between well-known players, interesting encounters and larger overviews of the map, showing where the hotspots were. It made for an exciting and involving broadcast, aided by expert commentators and well-chosen replays. … [Read more...] about What can traditional sports learn from the Fortnite World Cup?