Wednesday, 21 Nov 2018
Category: Sports

Rueful Magnus Carlsen ‘way too soft’ in Game 7 draw with Fabiano Caruana

Carlsen and Caruana play to 40-move draw – as it happened Carlsen laments: ‘I could have played much more ambitiously’ Best-of-12-games match knotted at 3½-all after seven draws A rueful Magnus Carlsen lamented his conservative play with the white pieces after Sunday’s draw in the seventh game of his world championship title defense against Fabiano […]

England v Croatia: Nations League – live!

All the latest from the 2pm GMT kick-off at Wembley Southgate using Croatia’s ‘favourites’ claim against them Get in touch: send Rob an email 2.51pm GMT Half-time business 2.47pm GMT Peep peep! England should be ahead, but they aren’t. See you in 10 minutes for the second half. Continue reading…

Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana: World Chess Championship, Game 7 – live!

Carlsen and Caruana meet in Game 7 of championship match Best-of-12-games match deadlocked at 3-all after six draws Carlsen narrowly escapes against Caruana in Game 6 thriller Tweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 2.42pm GMT Hello and welcome to London for today’s Game 7 of the world chess championship between Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and […]

Sophia Floersch fractures spine after airborne crash in Formula 3

• German 17-year-old lost control at Macau Grand Prix• Car flew into photographers’ bunker after collision The 17-year-old Formula 3 driver Sophia Floersch sustained a spinal fracture in an accident at the Macau Grand Prix. The Van Amersfoort Racing driver lost control into the Lisboa bend before flying over the barriers and into a photographers’ […]

Wayne Rooney: some ex-players cannot come to terms with this England team

• Rooney says some ex-teammates bitter about successes• ‘That is wrong. I’m not like that. I’m a fan now’ Wayne Rooney believes some of his former international teammates are struggling to embrace England’s success under Gareth Southgate. The former captain made sure not to cause any embarrassment by revealing who he was talking about, though […]

All Blacks’ Steve Hansen hails Ireland as best in world after defeat

• ‘As of now they are the No 1 team in the world,’ says coach• Ireland’s Joe Schmidt laughs off compliment from Hansen The All Blacks may be top of the rankings but according to their head coach, Steve Hansen, Ireland have overtaken them and become the best team in the world. After Ireland’s 16-9 […]

Magnus Carlsen narrowly avoids Fabiano Caruana stunner in Game 6 epic

Carlsen stages bold escape in Game 6 thriller – as it happened Best-of-12-games match deadlocked at 3-all after six draws Magnus Carlsen narrowly avoided a devastating upset on Friday in the sixth game of his world championship match with Fabiano Caruana in London, scratching back from the brink to save a miraculous draw after 80 […]