Tag: Games

Euro 2024: BBC to show first two England games, ITV to broadcast Germany v Scotland

Italy beat England on penalties to win Euro 2020 The BBC will show England’s first two group games at Euro 2024 and ITV will broadcast the opening match between Germany and Scotland. England, finalists at Euro 2020, will take on Serbia and Denmark before their final Group C meeting with Slovenia, which will be on […]

FA Cup ties and National League games postponed because of frozen pitches

Temperatures in the UK were forecast to drop to as low as -10C (14F) on Friday night Saturday’s FA Cup second-round tie between non-league Alfreton and Walsall was postponed minutes before kick-off because of a frozen pitch. It was the second tie to fall victim of the weather after Crewe v Bristol Rovers was called […]

IOC names French Alps and Salt Lake City as preferred hosts for 2030 and 2034 Winter Games

Beijing hosted the 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics The French Alps has been named as the preferred host for the 2030 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Salt Lake City has been put forward for the 2034 equivalent. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says it will now enter into “detailed discussions” with the two prospective hosts […]

Sin-bin trial plan recommended for professional games

Players surround referee Michael Oliver during the recent Tottenham v Chelsea match Plans for football to introduce 10-minute sin-bins for cynical fouls and dissent have been recommended for trialling in the professional game. The game’s lawmakers, the International Football Association Board (Ifab), said it will “identify which levels are best to test”. The trial will […]

Olympic Games: Eilish McColgan targets bronze in 10,000m at Paris 2024

McColgan was ninth in the 10,000m final at the Tokyo Olympics Date: Thursday, 30 November Time: 22:00 GMT TV channel: BBC Scotland Commonwealth champion Eilish McColgan thinks she can “sneak a bronze medal” at next year’s Paris Olympics. But the Scot accepts it is far likelier to be in the 10,000m on the track, with […]

Kazakhstan 3-1 San Marino: Visitors score in back-to-back games for first time in 18 years

Simone Franciosi scored his first international goal in San Marino’s 3-1 defeat by Kazakhstan San Marino scoring a goal used to be such a big deal that an England manager once thought he was cursed when he watched his team concede to the minnows. Now it seems they simply can’t stop finding the net. After […]

Olympic Games: Paris 2024 organisers committed to Teahupo’o surf event

Teahupo’o, on the French Polynesia island of Tahiti, is known as one of the world’s best surf waves Paris 2024 organisers say they are committed to hosting the Olympic surfing event at its planned site in Tahiti – despite concerns raised by locals about the environmental impact. The site at Teahupo’o, which is 9,500 miles […]

Adam Johnson: Elite League postpones midweek games after death of Nottingham Panthers forward

Tributes have been paid following the death of Nottingham Panthers forward Adam Johnson The Elite Ice Hockey League has postponed its midweek fixtures after the death of Nottingham Panthers forward Adam Johnson. Matches are to resume from Saturday 4 November, but the Panthers and Steelers will not return to action then. The league said tributes […]

Storm Babet: Games in Aberdeen and Perth among seven SPFL matches postponed

St Johnstone had said they expected McDiarmid Park to be playable Seven Scottish Professional Football League matches, including those scheduled for Aberdeen and Perth in the Premiership, have been postponed because of a red weather warning. The league says it follows consultation with Police Scotland as Storm Babet begins to engulf the country. Aberdeen were […]

Uefa Nations League: Hannah Cain back in Wales squad for Germany and Denmark games

Gemma Grainger was appointed as Wales women’s manager in 2021 while Robert Page has been in charge of the men’s side since 2020 Gemma Grainger has the full backing of Robert Page to transform Wales’ fortunes in their Nations League double header against Germany and Denmark. But the Wales women’s boss says Page offered her […]

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