‘Asia versus the west’: Pakistan tells Australia to be ‘responsible’ amid tour fears

Pakistan fears the withdrawals of New Zealand and England will have a “dominoes effect” with Australia potentially the next to fall.

Got Beef? Chappell fires shot at Botham’s trade role in new chapter to old feud

Ian Chappell and Ian Botham have cricket’s most famous feud, dating back decades. And Chappell has a view on news ‘Beefy’ Botham will be England’s new trade envoy to Australia.

‘We must keep checking’: Resilient grandmothers worry for young in lockdown 5.0

Having lived through a world war during childhoods in England, Anne Gadenne and Patricia Hamer are confident of weathering another five days in lockdown. But they worry about the younger […]

Thousands celebrate Italy’s Euro 2020 win with flares, chants and good Melbourne coffee

The nail-biting finish to the Euro 2020 final had soccer fans on the edge of their seats. Then Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma saved two England penalties – and Lygon Street erupted […]

‘The expectations are huge but unrealistic’: Why England’s hopes are so high… again

The British media is likening the team to the ‘spirit of 66’, fans are singing ‘it’s coming home’ but is England getting ahead of itself in Euro 2020?

Netherlands beat North Macedonia 3-0 to complete clean sweep in Group C

Meantime, a coronavirus infection created disruption for two teams after a positive test for Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour also led to two England players having to self-isolate.

England boss looks to bigger picture after fans jeer disappointing draw with Scotland

England manager Gareth Southgate conceded that his side underperformed in their clash against Scotland but said the team was still on track to reach the last 16.

Sterling goal seals England win over Croatia, Austria beat North Macedonia, Dutch strike late to deny Ukraine

England started strongly, lost their way for a while but regained control as Croatia barely managed a shot.