Sinfield sets off and Southgate extends his stay – Monday’s sporting social
Good morning! Here’s the tech you need to start your day. For starters, there are reports that England, Scotland and Wales will take on Samoa and Fiji in a Three Lions preliminary match to mark 150 years since the Reformation.
At the same time, Alastair Cook, who played for England for 14 years, has been dropped from the national side.
If this sort of thing makes you want to go and find Harry Kane — that’s totally fine with us.
The Tottenham Hotspur forward leads the Premier League in goalscoring, with 18 from 15 games.
England legend and FA Cup winner John Charles has been inducted into the Football Hall of Fame.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, as some threats to Britain’s financial industry come to the fore.
The Los Angeles Dodgers’ winning streak was stopped. You need to make sure you’re ready for an Indian Cricket World Cup match from the subcontinent.
Here’s the tech that we’re obsessed with right now:
:: Loomis, a startup in the UK that uses massage massages to improve your workplace productivity, says it’s the closest it’s come to securing funding from an American VC.
:: Loomis reports its revenues will hit £10 million this year — a 500% increase on last year.
:: While rumors are swirling around more an $8 billion bid for Yahoo, Loomis says it’s staying put.
:: An Iowa man stole some Toyota Priuses while his mother was asleep. No, you’re not crazy.
:: Cars are banned from four-lane roads in this NASA prototype for a future traffic control system.
:: Japan’s “world’s most traveled cross country bike route” will get cyclists onboard its bullet trains.