This essay is an entry in our “Dear Spacecraft” series, where we ask writers, scientists, and astronomy enthusiasts to share why they feel personally connected to robotic space explorers. Dear James Webb Space Telescope, You’re going to change everything. When you finally launch in March 2021 (we hope), you’re going to shine a light on…

James O’Connor’s last World Cup appearance was in 2011Australian utility back James O’Connor could make his international return this weekend after a six-year absence.The 29-year-old was released by Sale Sharks earlier this month and has now joined Queensland Reds, making him eligible to play for Australia.O’Connor was released by the Australian Rugby Union in 2013…

James (right) was named as the fans’ man of the match in Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Perth at Optus StadiumHad events turned out differently, Daniel James would have been landing in Perth on Sunday afternoon and beginning the process of shaking off jet-lag in time for Wednesday night’s pre-season encounter between old rivals Leeds…

James Anderson bowled only eight balls on the third morning at Sedbergh School before picking up the injuryEngland’s all-time leading wicket taker James Anderson faces a race to be fit for the Ashes after tearing a calf muscle in a county game for Lancashire.Anderson suffered “a low grade calf muscle tear” on Tuesday’s third day…

Daniel James has won four caps for WalesManchester United have completed the signing of Wales winger Daniel James from Swansea City for an initial fee of about £15m.The 21-year-old, who has signed a five-year contract, is Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first signing since he succeeded Jose Mourinho as manager.Swansea academy graduate James scored five goals in…

Rodriguez has two years left on his Real contractReal Madrid forward James Rodriguez is to leave Bayern Munich when his loan finishes, after asking the German club not to take up their option to buy him.Colombia international Rodriguez, 27, has spent two seasons at Bayern, scoring 15 goals in 67 games.He has won the Bundesliga…

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Daniel James puts Swansea ahead with wonderful solo goal against BrentfordManchester United are talking to Swansea about Wales winger Daniel James, but a fee is yet to be agreed.James, 21, has been targeted by a number of Premier League teams.And United are hopeful of completing…

By Owen Phillips BBC Sport at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Media playback is not supported on this device World Snooker Championship: James Cahill wins first frame against Ronnie O’SullivanBetfred World Snooker ChampionshipVenue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 20 April-6 MayCoverage: Watch live on BBC One, BBC Two, Red Button, iPlayer, Connected TV, BBC Sport website and…