Exclusive: Europe looks to Musk’s SpaceX to bridge launch gap created by tensions in Russia

PARIS, Aug. 12 (Reuters) – The European Space Agency (ESA) has entered preliminary technical talks with Elon Musk’s SpaceX that could lead to the temporary use of its launch vehicles after the conflict in Ukraine blocked Western access to Russian Soyuz missiles. The privately held US competitor to Europe’s Arianespace has emerged as a key … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forward and a look ahead to 2023 Netball World Cup | Netball News

England will now watch the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games korfball tournament, we look at what comes next for the best korfball nations with a World Netball Championship in South Africa, less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup takes place so … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown retires from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced her decision to move away from netball after the competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand on Sunday afternoon in the bronze medal match; the defender has collected 116 caps so far Last updated: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced that she will stop playing sports after the Birmingham Commonwealth … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes from 200 meters | News about Commonwealth Games

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph’s penalty as England win semi-final shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey England defeated New Zealand in a shoot-out to stay on track for a first Commonwealth Games Gold for women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout when goalkeeper Maddie Hinch refused to be beaten … Read more

F1 driver market: explaining the Oscar Piastri and Alpine fiasco and what it means for the 2023 grid

The Formula 1 driver market has erupted into major drama after Oscar Piastri’s extraordinary Alpine sniff, leaving the French team in limbo, and leaving us with many questions about what’s next for 2023. The ‘foolish season’ has really arrived, so let’s explain how we got here through some bombshells from Sebastian Vettel and Fernando Alonso, … Read more

Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Ian Poulter Among 11 LIV Golf Invitational Series Players Filed Against PGA Tour | Golf news

Use Chrome Browser for a more accessible video player USA Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III has hinted at major player boycott if LIV golfers can return to PGA Tour USA Presidents Cup captain Davis Love III has hinted at major player boycott if LIV golfers can return to PGA Tour Phil Mickelson and Ian … Read more

Oscar Piastri denies Alpine announcement, says he will drive elsewhere in Formula 1 2023

Alpine had announced that they had promoted Oscar Piastri to replace Fernando Alonso – but Piastri says the press release was not approved by him, adding: “I will not be riding for Alpine next year”; Piastri has been strongly linked with McLaren, with doubts about Daniel Ricciardo’s future Last updated: 22/08/22 7:51 PM Oscar Piastri … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Alice Capsey sends England to Sri Lanka in opening match | Cricket News

Alice Capsey’s solid 44 from 45 balls helped England open up Group B with a win over Sri Lanka at Edgbaston; Sophie Ecclestone, Issy Wong and Freya Kemp played with the ball when Sri Lanka was limited to 106-9 after hitting first Last updated: 30/07/22 10:43 PM Alice Capsey led the way with the bat … Read more

Bubba Watson: Two-time Masters Champion, Latest Player to Enter LIV Golf Invitational Series | Golf news

Bubba Watson’s move to the breakaway LIV tour was announced ahead of the series’ third event at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster, which kicks off Friday with recent defector Henrik Stenson in the field. Last updated: 29/07/22 11:25 PM Use Chrome Browser for a more accessible video player Bubba Watson says he is inspired to … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England have ‘best chance’ to beat Australia, says stand-in captain Nat Sciver | News about Commonwealth Games

Australia beat England to win the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in April and are also reigning T20 World Champions; England enter Commonwealth Games after six consecutive wins over South Africa Last updated: 25/07/22 11:37 PM Use Chrome Browser for a more accessible video player Nat Sciver thinks England have ‘settled’ on … Read more