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Kell Brook vs Terence Crawford for his WBO welterweight world title on November 14 in Las Vegas. The fight was formally announced by promoters Top Rank over the weekend as it was confirmed that contracts are now signed during the ESPN broadcast of Vasyl Lomachenko vs Teofimo Lopez. Sheffield’s former IBF champion won his old belt by dethroning Shawn Porter in California back in 2014, but must roll back the years and produce a career best performance if he’s to do the same to pound-for-pound star Crawford. The American is rated as one of the top boxers in the world,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Sports Academy
The giant task awaiting the Pumas ahead of the Tri-Nations was laid bare by coach Mario Ledesma on Tuesday, with Argentina’s squad still not yet fully assembled just weeks out from their first Test of the year. Argentina vs All Blacks live Rugby While the world champion Springboks pulled out of the The Rugby Championship last week because they felt they were putting their players at risk by playing given a lack of match practice, the Pumas are coming into the tournament with a quarter of what their southern hemisphere competitors would have had under their belts. Hitherto, the Pumas... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sports Academy
The impact of this will see SANZAAR now reverting back to its original international competition format of the Tri-Nations, this time involving Argentina, Australia and New Zealand. SANZAAR and its stakeholders realise how hard this season has been due to the pandemic and it is an achievement in itself to get to a point where six international matches will be played in Australia across six consecutive weekends. The six-match Tri-Nations will see each team play each other twice, with matches to be played in Sydney, Brisbane and Newcastle. NZ vs ARG Rugby SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos stated, “COVID is just... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sports Academy
The All Blacks could be without veteran lock Sam Whitelock for Sunday's Bledisloe Cup clash against the Wallabies at Eden Park. All blacks vs wallabies rugby Whitelock, who started at lock in the All Blacks' 16-all draw over the weekend, suffered a head knock and is undergoing concussion protocols. If Whitelock isn't cleared to play, it could mean a potential start for 20-year-old Tupou Vaa'i, who made his All Blacks debut off the bench last Sunday. Scott Barrett could be back to help the All Blacks' lock stocks – but a lack of match fitness could see him play for... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sports Academy
The All Blacks tri nations Rugby have revealed their squad for the Rugby Championship in Australia - and it includes two somewhat surprising additions. Otago prop George Bower and Wellington loose forward Du'Plessis Kirifi, who are both uncapped will join as cover. The moves come due to the head knock Joe Moody suffered in the second Bledisloe Cup test against the Wallabies, and both tighthead Nepo Laulala and loosie Ardie Savea on paternity leave. Bower and Kirifi, aged 28 and 23 respectively, have 38 Super Rugby caps between them. Moody suffered the knock just half an hour into Sunday's match,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sports Academy
Terence Crawford vs Kell Brook Top Rank boss Bob Arum announced that WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford (36-0, 27 KOs) will be defending against Kell Brook (39-2, 27 KOs) on November 14th on ESPN. Crawford-Brook won’t be on pay-per-view, according to Arum. He’s choosing not to put the fight on PPV due to the pandemic. Arum understands that there are many people unemployed right now, and he’s not going to put a further strain on the U.S public by charging them to see Crawford and Brook on ESPN. Top Rank will reveal the venue for the Crawford vs Brook fight... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Sports Academy
One contender for the mythical title of pound-for-pound best boxer in the world, Vasiliy Lomachenko, will face Teofimo Lopez on Saturday in a lightweight title unification bout. Crawford vs Brook Live Stream In a month, another contender for that honor will defend his WBO welterweight title in the same ring. Terence Crawford will meet former world title challenger Kell Brook in the main event of a Top Rank card on Nov. 14 at the MGM Grand Conference Center. In the co-main event, Joshua Franco will defend his WBA super flyweight title in a rematch from the man he took it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2020 at Sports Academy
how to watch Wales vs Scottish rugby Scotland will play their rescheduled Guinness Six Nations game against Wales at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli on October 31. It is expected that the match will be played behind closed doors. The venue will also stage Wales’ Autumn Nations Cup tie with Georgia, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced. The Scotland fixture was postponed in March at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and is one of four matches in this year’s Six Nations still to be played. WRU chief executive Steve Phillips said: “We have taken the call to play our... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2020 at Sports Academy
Kiwi heavyweights Joseph Parker and Junior Fa will fight at Spark Arena in Auckland on December 11 in the biggest bout in New Zealand boxing history. After months of negotiations, the fight was finally made official this week. Former WBO heavyweight world champion Parker most recently earned a convincing win over Shawndell Winters in Dallas in February, while Fa scored a unanimous decision win over Devin Vargas last November. Parker Fa live stream The pair fought four times in the amateurs, splitting their bouts two apiece. MORE: Whyte-Povetkin rematch scheduled for November 21 Parker is ranked three with the WBO,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2020 at Sports Academy
Maroons vs Blues State of Origin live stream Origin football is just around the corner, and once again, this year's series promises to be three electric confrontations of mate vs mate, and indeed, state vs state. This year's Origin promises to be a series like no other, with significant changes to the NRL season also affecting the structure of the Origin series. While teams are yet to be announced, below is everything you need to know about the 2020 Origin series. Strap on your curly wig of choice, because This. is. Origin.LEAGUE 06/10/20 State of Origin 2020: When and Where... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Sports Academy
Boks vs Wallabies live stream Buried in the 683 words of a statement issued by South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina Rugby (Sanzaar) on Thursday announcing the 12-match 2020 Rugby Championship schedule was one line that probably said most about the situation. “South Africa’s participation remains to be confirmed as the decision is dependent on several factors outside the control of Sanzaar.” It’s becoming increasingly clear that the 2019 Rugby Championship and World Cup winners have almost run out of time to fly to Australia for the competition. How to Watch Boks vs AUS Rugby game The government only... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2020 at Sports Academy
SA Rugby issued a statement at the weekend saying: “The Springboks’ ability to participate in the Rugby Championship will be finalized early next week. The team is due to defend its title in Australia between November 7 and December 12, but several hurdles need to be cleared if it is to be confirmed.” The Springboks haven’t played since winning the World Cup final against England in Japan last November. They are due to play the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship on November 21 and 28. Boks Wallabies Rugby game Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at Sports Academy
ARG v SA Rugby The southern hemisphere’s four-nation Rugby Championship will kick off with world champions South Africa playing Argentina in the first match of a double-header at Brisbane’s Lang Park on November 7, organisers said on Thursday. Boks vs pumas Rugby stream free Hosts Australia meet New Zealand in the second match at Lang Park, which also doubles as the third fixture of the Bledisloe Cup, the annual series played between the trans-Tasman nations.Brisbane will host only the first of six rounds of double-headers, with most matches played in Sydney at Western Sydney Stadium and Stadium Australia.The fourth round... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at Sports Academy
The Pumas host the World no.1 All Blacks in their first match of the Rugby Championship, testing themselves against a side they have never beaten. Pumas vs All Blacks Rugby Sky Sports has the Rugby Championship coverage in New Zealand including today’s big match. For those without a subscription, free-to-air Prime will have delayed coverage of today’s game. ARG v NZ Rugby stream Rugby Australia and New Zealand have previously announced that the first two rounds of the four-match 2020 Bledisloe Cup will be played in Wellington and Auckland on October 11 and 18 respectively. The Wallabies versus All Blacks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at Sports Academy
The biggest boxing event in New Zealand history, Stonewood Homes Joseph Parker vs Junior Fa, is finally happening, on December 11, at Auckland’s Spark Arena. You can’t afford to miss unbeaten WBO #6 Junior Fa fight former World Champion and WBO #3 Joseph Parker, for a scheduled 12x3 minute rounds of action. Parker vs Fa Live stream Parker and Fa were both Amateur Champions who fought four times, for two wins each; and now they settle their score as Professional Boxers. The winner will advance further in the rankings towards a world title shot, whilst the loser will have to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2020 at Sports Academy
All you need to know ahead of the All Blacks' clash against the Wallabies in Bledisloe I The All Blacks' first Bledisloe Cup clash against the Wallabies in Wellington today will be the first time the New Zealand side will be on the field since the conclusion of the disappointing 2019 Rugby World Cup. In fact, it's two weeks short of a year since that night in Yokohama where the All Blacks fell to England in the World Cup semifinal, and 400 days since they last played a test in New Zealand. They will be playing the match without Beauden... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2020 at Sports Academy
Auckland-born Tongan boxer, Junior Fa, wants to prove to the world he's better than former WBO World Champion Joseph Parker. Junior Fa vs Joseph Parker The highly-anticipated bout between the two Kiwi-Pasifika boxers has been confirmed for December 11th in Auckland. Parker has a 27 win 2 loss record, while Fa is 19 and 0. The Samoan and Tongan New Zealanders are all square at two wins a piece from their previous four meetings as amateurs. Fa, the current WBO Oriental Interim Heavyweight title holder, said it's been a long-awaited fight. Parker v Fa Fight "I really wanted this fight... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2020 at Sports Academy
Wales vs Scotland Rugby at Parc y Scarlets in Llanelli on Saturday 31st October during the final round of the 2020 Six Nations Championship. This match was originally scheduled to take place on 14th March, but had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Wales secured a tense 18-11 victory over Scotland during the 2019 Championship. Wales and Scotland have contested a total of 125 rugby test matches since their first meeting in 1883. Wales have won 73 of those matches, whilst Scotland have won 49. There have also been three drawn matches between the two nations. Scotland Wales... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at Sports Academy
The dates for the two Bledisloe Cup tests in New Zealand have been confirmed by New Zealand Rugby, with the All Blacks to play the Wallabies at Wellington's Sky Stadium on Sunday October, 11 and a week later at Eden Park in Auckland (Sunday October, 18). "We're delighted to lock in the dates and venues for the two home matches against Australia and look forward to seeing the Bledisloe Cup go on the line next month," NZR chief executive Mark Robinson said in a statement. Robinson said NZR was grateful to the New Zealand Government for easing the isolation restrictions... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2020 at Sports Academy
Reports from New Zealand suggest the All Blacks could play a three-Test series against the Springboks if the Rugby Championship does not go ahead as planned. All Blacks vs Springboks live Rugby The New Zealand Herald has reported that New Zealand Rugby is currently working on contingencies if the Rugby Championship is called off amid logistical difficulties. Sanzaar officials are set to meet on Thursday and decide as to whether the Championship will proceed. If it does, a decision will be made over where it takes place on Friday. World Rugby has allocated the Rugby Championship a Test window between... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Sports Academy
State of Origin is an outstanding Australian rugby league. If you are a fan of rugby, you will agree with me. The event is usually a three-game plan where the Queensland Maroon plays against the New South Wales in a most exciting competition. You can Watch State of Origin live stream Game 1, 2 and 3 with cable and also without cable. If you’d prefer to watch the big game in real time on the big screen, then the only way to do so will be on the Nine Network. You will also be able to Maroons vs Blues live... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Sports Academy
Khabib Nurmagomedov has become an undeniable star in UFC. He’s not the ‘sexiest’ superstar in terms of flamboyance, promotional techniques or even aesthetics in the octagon. UFC 254 live stream PPV Main Event: 155 lbs.: UFC Lightweight Champion Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. UFC Interim Lightweight Titleholder Justin Gaethje UFC 254 Main Card, Prelims: 185 lbs.: Robert Whittaker vs. Jared Cannonier 125 lbs.: Cynthia Calvillo vs. Lauren Murphy 265 lbs.: Walt Harris vs. Alexander Volkov 135 lbs.: Sergey Morozov vs. Umar Nurmagomedov 205 lbs.: Ion Cutelaba vs. Magomed Ankalaev 155 lbs.: Rafael dos Anjos vs. Islam Makhachev 125 lbs.: Liana Jojua vs.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2020 at Sports Academy
Up to 20,000 fans could be allowed into Twickenham to watch England play Barbarians on 25 October, the Rugby Football Union says. Are you supporting England vs Barbarians Live Rugby ? Grab your friends and family and make a day of it with a 5.35pm kick off. England will play their rescheduled Quilter Cup match against the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday, October 25, live on Sky Sports Arena. The match takes place the weekend before Eddie Jones squad travel to Italy for their rearranged final fixture in the 2020 Six Nations. live stream Quilter Cup Rugby Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2020 at Sports Academy
Houston Texans at Kansas City Chiefs, Thursday, September 10, 2020, 7:20 PM CT Chiefs were 12-4 and won the AFC West last season, en route to a Super Bowl win over San Francisco 49ers.B Head coach Andy Reid is entering his 22nd season as an NFL head coach, and his eighth as Kansas City’s. His all-time record is 207-128, and his record with the Chiefs is 77-35. He’s won 10 games or more every season in Kansas City, except for 2014, when the club was 9-7.a The Texans square off against the reigning Super Bowl champs for the third time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2020 at Sports Academy
This domestic rugby competition will again be of a standard higher than anywhere in the rugby world and will attract corresponding attention. This will in turn create more momentum to look domestically for New Zealand’s rugby future. The subject of more New Zealand professional teams will become a live issue, as it was at the start of the New Zealand rugby review. A lot of people have a lot of opinions, which is wonderful, and The Roar would be nothing without it. But in the end what actually happens, not just what everyone thinks is going to happen, is what’s... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2020 at Sports Academy