This Past Week In Sports (29 July-04 August 2019)

Cricket

  • India’s fast bowler Navdeep Saini assisted the country’s win after taking 3 wickets on his debut
  • CSA will be completly renovating its team management after deciding to move to a football-style structure
  • Steve Smith becomes the 5th Australian to score two centuries in one Ashes test
  • Sri Lanka whitewash Bangladesh in their ODI series

Football

  • Manchester United will end their interest in Juventus striker Paulo Dybala due to the player and his agent’s demands
  • Pep Guardiola admitted Manchester City could not afford Harry Maguire, and congratulated Manchester United on securing the defender.
  • Barcelona sign Junior Firpo
  • Ottis Gibson exits as South Africa adopt football-style management structure

Rugby

  • Changes in men’s rankings
    • Climbers
      • RSA- 5 to 4
      • ITA- 14 to 13
      • ZIM- 36 to 35
      • MLT- 40 to 39
      • TUN- 41 to 40
      • PHL- 42 to 41
    • Fallers
      • UGA- 39 to 42
      • ENG- 4 to 5
      • TGA- 13 to 14
      • LTU- 35 to 36
  • Vodacom Blue Bulls’ head coach, Pote Human, sees the team’s loss to Griquas as a ‘huge dissapointment’ and ‘a disgrace’
  • Australia’s David Pocock will be available for Saturday’s test against New Zealand after being ruled off due to a calf injury
  • Isuzu Southern Kings chose to terminate findimg a new coach after the process was ‘undermined’ and Robbi Kempson was chosen as the acting head coach

Wrestling

  • Pro wrestling legend Harley Race dies at 76
  • The Rock Just Announced His Official Retirement From Wrestling in the WWE
  • WWE fans will get five months of wrestling mania with a special DStv pop-up channel
  • Seth Rollins Talks Intergender Wrestling, Says Twitter Is “Cesspool Of Negativity”

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