This Past Week In Sports (12-18 Nov 2018)

Cricket

  • The MSL starts off with the Cape Town Blitz defeating the Tshwane Spartans by
  • The Windies get an 83-run win over Sri Lanka to secure their spot in the ICC Women’s World T20 semifinals
  • India is not looking to ‘take prisoners’ on their mission to win the test series in Australia, and it is not underestimating the team
  • Steve Smith and David Warner are returning to IPL next year after year-long bans

Football

  • Javier Tebas, the president of Spain’s La Liga, said Thursday he wants UEFA to kick Paris Saint-Germain out of the Champions League for breaking Financial Fair Play regulations.
  • A youthful Germany team easily beat Russia as Joachim Loew began a rebuilding process following the summer’s World Cup debacle.
  • The PSL has announced a revenue increase to R938 million that sees the South African football market reach a near billion Rand industry.
  • Wayne Rooney believes the future is bright for England as a youthful Three Lions eased past the United States at Wembley on his international swansong
  • Premier League set to use VAR next season

Rugby

  • Ireland celebrates its win over the world’s highest ranked rugby team’, New Zealand
  • Rassie Erasmus defends Siya Kolisi’s character after the possible citing of the captain’s head contacting Peter Horne’s head as he tried to stop himself from being pinned down
  • Steve Brown will be stepping down as England’s Rugby Football Union CEO at the end of the year
  • Namibia vanquishes Tunisia 118-0 in a 2019 Rugby World Cup Africa qualifier

Wrestling

  • Becky Lynch pulled from WWE Survivor Series after getting injured on Raw
  • Nia Jax receives a lot of backlash from IWC following Lynch injury
  • Tommaso Ciampa awards Ciampa v Dream NXT TakeOver: WarGames II match five stars
  • Triple H teases big WWE NXT UK announcement
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