IRB to become World Rugby

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bernard Lapasset believes the name change will help rugby grow

10:33am Thursday 28th August 2014

The International Rugby Board is to be renamed 'World Rugby' from November 19 in a move described by chairman Bernard Lapasset as a "mission statement".

No joy for Hewitt

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Lleyton Hewitt fell at the first hurdle at Flushing Meadows (AP)

6:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Lleyton Hewitt was unable to cause another upset at the US Open as he went down in straight sets to sixth seed Tomas Berdych in the first round.

FA considering 2028 bid

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alex Horne is confident of England's Euro 2020 bid

9:07am Thursday 28th August 2014

The Football Association will not rule out a bid to host the European Championship in 2028 and is confident that Wembley will win the right to stage the final of Euro 2020.

Cook searching for quick answers

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Alastair Cook has much to ponder ahead of the second one-day international

12:14pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Alastair Cook needs to find some effective answers quickly if England are to avoid making a damaging false start to their World Cup preparations.

Button confesses retirement fear

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: This could be Jenson Button's final season in F1

11:27am Thursday 28th August 2014

Jenson Button has revealed for the first time he could be forced to retire from Formula One at the end of the season.

Platini will not challenge Blatter

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Michel Platini has decided to remain in charge of UEFA

9:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

Michel Platini has ruled out standing against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency and will instead run for re-election as UEFA president.

Rooney named new England captain

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wayne Rooney has been given the England armband

12:18pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Roy Hodgson has named Wayne Rooney as the new England captain.

Hodgson signals new era for England

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Roy Hodgson has included some surprising names in his first post-World Cup squad

11:57am Thursday 28th August 2014

Roy Hodgson has named four uncapped players in his squad for the upcoming games against Norway and Switzerland.

Rooney set to head England revamp

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Wayne Rooney is expected to be announced as England captain

9:30am Thursday 28th August 2014

England's post-World Cup era is set to begin with Wayne Rooney as captain and three uncapped players in a new-look squad.

Bayern confident of Alonso deal

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Bayern Munich have made a move for Xabi Alonso

10:34am Thursday 28th August 2014

Bayern Munich are on the brink of signing Xabi Alonso from Real Madrid, according to the Bundesliga club's financial director Jan-Christian Dreesen.


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