China puts city of 13 million in lockdown ahead of Olympics – The Denver Post

BEIJING — China plunged a city of 13 million people into lockdown on Thursday to stamp out an increase in coronavirus infections, as the country doubles down on its “zero tolerance” policy just weeks before it is set to host the Winter Olympics. The restrictions in the northeastern city of Xi’an took effect at midnight Wednesday, with no word on […]

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3 things we heard from Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy on Tuesday, including Justin Fields’ comfort zone and whether Thomas Graham Jr. earned more playing time – The Denver Post

1. Justin Fields said getting outside the pocket and running no-huddle plays give him the most confidence. Matt Nagy said the Bears ‘can definitely do more of it.’ 2. Nagy said rookie Thomas Graham Jr. ‘certainly helped himself out with being able to play more.’ 3. Nagy said rookie left tackle Teven Jenkins will continue to improve — but he […]

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Patrick McKendry: Joseph Parker’s win over Derek Chisora was his best performance in years

OPINION: The dust has almost settled on what has been described, rightly in my opinion, as Joseph Parker’s most entertaining fight in at least three years, a victory for the New Zealander over Derek Chisora which highlighted his improved punching power, shot selection and more aggressive mindset. It underlined the threat the 29-year-old Parker, a former heavyweight world champion, still […]

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Boxing: Joseph Parker eyes different result against Derek Chisora

Much has changed for Joseph Parker in the seven months between his bouts against Derek Chisora. He weighed in for tomorrow morning’s fight in Manchester almost five kilograms heavier than when he eked out a split-decision win over the Briton in May. He has also enjoyed the benefit of a full camp with new trainer Andy Lee, who has worked […]

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Chris Rattue: The good, bad and ugly sports awards for 2021

It’s award time – the sports hits and misses of 2021. Sportsperson of the Year – Ajaz Patel Claiming 10 wickets in a test innings is akin to flying to the moon…then zipping off to Mars, particularly for a Kiwi spin bowler. Most spinners who make the New Zealand test side would be lucky to total 10 wickets in their […]

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MMA: Singapore's Tiffany Teo back in One Championship cage after over a year

SINGAPORE – It has been over a year since Tiffany Teo failed in her second bid for the One Championship women’s strawweight world title. But the Singaporean mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter has left that disappointment in the past and is now raring to go for her first fight after her hiatus. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading […]

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Sporting Life: On an electric F1 night, a gritty celebration of sport

Lewis Hamilton, the old world champion, is sitting behind the wheel. Max Verstappen, the new world champion, is kneeling by a tyre. Both are in an unfamiliar place, a stationary one. Just taking a clutch of seconds on a Abu Dhabi night for a result to soak in and oxygen to be sucked in and steady hands for 58 laps […]

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CSU leadership explains how Jay Norvell hire happened so quickly: “We ran with speed like no other” – The Denver Post

Colorado State needed only four days to replace Steve Addazio with Jay Norvell as the program’s head football coach. How did it happen so quickly? “We ran with speed like no other,” CSU president Joyce McConnell said at Norvell’s introductory news conference Tuesday inside the Iris & Michael Smith Alumni Center. CSU athletic director Joe Parker and Norvell provided a […]

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