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Lewis Ludlam is in, but Ben Te’o misses out while Ruaridh McConnochie makes the squadNorthampton flanker Lewis Ludlam and uncapped Bath wing Ruaridh McConnochie have earned shock call-ups to England’s Rugby World Cup squad, with centre Ben Te’o a glaring omission.The inexperienced pair are included in coach Eddie Jones’ 31-man group, along with another Test…

Ireland play England at Twickenham and then Wales home and away in their other World Cup warm-up gamesWorld Cup warm-up match: Ireland v ItalyIreland (19) 29Tries: Carbery, D. Kearney, Conway, Murphy, Marmion Cons: Carbery 2Italy (10) 10Tries: Mbanda, CannaIreland kicked off their World Cup preparations with a five-try win over Italy in Dublin.Joe Schmidt’s experimental…

Tackle height has become a hot topic in the sportPlayers at the 2023 Rugby World Cup would not be able to tackle above the waist if a trial of new laws, aimed at making the sport safer, is successful.World Rugby will limit tackling to the waist and empower referees to warn players over their tackle…

Ashleigh Barty is the first Australian woman since Evonne Goolagong in 1976 to be world number oneWorld number one Ashleigh Barty lost to American Sofia Kenin in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.The French Open champion was beaten 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 6-4 in one hour 56 minutes in her first match since…

London just became the world’s first National Park City. In July 2019, officials signed the International Charter for National Park Cities–the culmination of a campaign spearheaded by National Geographic Explorer Daniel Raven-Ellison. The charter initiative was launched six years ago in an effort to make cities greener, healthier, and wilder, says Raven-Ellison, a geographer. (Read…

Media playback is not supported on this device ‘Utterly ridiculous!’ – Dressel smashes Phelps’ 100m butterfly world record2019 World Aquatics ChampionshipsDates: 12-28 July. Venue: Gwangju, South Korea.Coverage: Highlights on BBC Two, updates on BBC R5L Sports Extra, and reports on the BBC Sport website and app.American Caeleb Dressel broke Michael Phelps’ 10-year-old 100m butterfly world…

Media playback is not supported on this device Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold at World Swimming Championships2019 World Aquatics ChampionshipsDates: 12-28 July Venue: Gwangju, South KoreaCoverage: Highlights on BBC Two, updates on BBC R5L Sports Extra, and reports on the BBC Sport website and app.Great Britain’s Adam Peaty has won the 100m breaststroke at…

A selection of some of the most striking sports photographs taken around the world this week: Gwangju, South Korea, 21 July: Britain’s Adam Peaty celebrates after becoming the first to swim the 100m breaststroke in under 57 seconds, setting a world record of 56.88 in the semi-finals of the World Championships at Nambu International Aquatics…