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European Central Bank regional retainers: 25 domestic women's cricketers given support European Central Bank regional retainers: 25 domestic women's cricketers given support
- Июня 26, 2020

Earlier, the England and Wales Cricket Board [ECB], however, was aiming to get recreational cricket up and running from July 04 and had reckoned that it was still in talks with the United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson. "If you can go to the pub, and go to restaurants - you'd hope that cricket could be on the horizon as well", Mark Wood said. "Cricket clubs across the country are desperate for some cricket, just to keep that cricket club alive". (more...)
Goran Ivanisevic tests positive for coronavirus Goran Ivanisevic tests positive for coronavirus
- Июня 26, 2020

Though he tested negative for the coronavirus five different times, Thiem apologized on Instagram for his and his fellow players' actions. Dimitrov , who travelled to both Belgrade and Zadar to play the Adria Tour matches, was the first to announce his positive test, last week leading to the stopping of Zadar leg of the event before its scheduled final on Sunday. (more...)
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer congratulates Liverpool on title win Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer congratulates Liverpool on title win
- Июня 26, 2020

Manchester United assistant coach Kieran McKenna says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a positive influence on his players and staff. "First of all, any team that wins the championship and a Premier League deserve it and they deserve credit", he said. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp calls Premier League title 'unbelievable' Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp calls Premier League title 'unbelievable'
- Июня 26, 2020

Klopp had broken down when interviewed by Sky Sports immediately after Liverpool's title win was confirmed, the emotion of the evening taking control . Since finishing the league a single point behind Manchester City last season, as well as winning the world's most competitive global club championship, the UEFA Champions League, the side managed by Jürgen Klopp was expected by many to come out on top. (more...)
Moloney and Franco weigh-in ahead of Tuesday's showdown Moloney and Franco weigh-in ahead of Tuesday's showdown
- Июня 26, 2020

Franco began pulling away in the ninth round with hard combinations and relentless pressure. "After the fourth round, I gained the momentum and figured him out. Diaz, from Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, bested Jason Sanchez (15-2, 8 KOs) via 10-round unanimous decision (98-92 2x, 97-93) in a crossroads featherweight fight. (more...)
Kim St-Pierre earns her spot in Hockey Hall of Fame Kim St-Pierre earns her spot in Hockey Hall of Fame
- Июня 26, 2020

While he has not played for more than three seasons, he never officially retired because of the NHL's salary cap rules on players retiring before their contracts expire. "This honour means so much to me", said Hossa. Lowe and Wilson had to wait more than 20 years to be inducted. Lowe won the Cup six times - five with the Oilers and once with the New York Rangers in 1994. (more...)
NYPD officer to face criminal charges for using illegal chokehold on suspect NYPD officer to face criminal charges for using illegal chokehold on suspect
- Июня 26, 2020

The incident became the subject of national attention and protests because of the chokehold Afanador could be seen applying to Bellevue during video taken of the incident, and because of the nationwide controversy concerning the maneuver following the deaths of a number of suspects in police custody, including George Floyd and Eric Garner. (more...)
Former Manchester United midfielder Schneiderlin joins Ligue 1 club Nice Former Manchester United midfielder Schneiderlin joins Ligue 1 club Nice
- Июня 26, 2020

Everton have given their permission to Nice for Schneiderlin to train at the French club, with his transfer set to be made official once the worldwide summer transfer window opens. Although the French league was prematurely ended due to the coronavirus pandemic, the France worldwide will still have to wait until the end of the Premier League season on July 26 to make the move official. (more...)
5 golfers withdraw from PGA Tour event over potential coronavirus exposures 5 golfers withdraw from PGA Tour event over potential coronavirus exposures
- Июня 26, 2020

I felt the weekends have been a little flat for me just because that's when you're in contention and that's where you sort of start to feel it. The 30-year-old Koepka is the No. American Champ withdrew from the event after testing positive at a pre-tournament screening while world number four Brooks Koepka and Graeme McDowell also withdrew as a precaution when their caddies tested positive. (more...)
Crusaders Scott Barrett out for the remainder of Super Rugby Aotearoa Crusaders Scott Barrett out for the remainder of Super Rugby Aotearoa
- Июня 26, 2020

Super Rugby Aotearoa is a temporary, New Zealand-only replacement for the wider Super Rugby competition, which is suspended because of the coronavirus. But he had to return home from the All Blacks camp in Japan, without playing a game, after suffering a head knock. Prior to that he had three serious concussions in 13 months. (more...)
Protestors, police clash over Andrew Jackson statue in Washington DC Protestors, police clash over Andrew Jackson statue in Washington DC
- Июня 26, 2020

DC police forced them out of the area and used pepper spray. Videos posted on social media showed protesters attempting to pull the statue off its pedestal with ropes and police pushing protesters out of Lafayette Square. The park has been the scene of anti-racist protests since the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis last month. Norton has also said she will seek to remove the Emancipation Statue in Lincoln Park in Washington, which shows Abraham Lincoln standing over a freed ... (more...)
Two Powerhouse NFL Teams Have Had Two Powerhouse NFL Teams Have Had "Internal Discussions" About Signing Antonio Brown
- Июня 26, 2020

This is not the first time the Seahawks have been connected to Brown , a former All-Pro receiver who is now suspended from the league following sexual assault allegations. Seahawks' coach Pete Carroll said the team looked into acquiring Brown after he was released by the Oakland Raiders in August. Brown was involved in an incident with a truck driver in January in Florida, leading to him pleading no contest to burglary and battery charges. (more...)
U.K. airport suspends banner towing after 'White Lives Matter' incident U.K. airport suspends banner towing after 'White Lives Matter' incident
- Июня 26, 2020

Police in the United Kingdom is looking into an incident in which a plane towed a banner reading "White Lives Matter Burnley" over Manchester City's Etihad Stadium at the start of a Premier League match between Burnley FC and Manchester City. (more...)
Borussia Dortmund Confirm Signing of Paris Saint-Germain Defender Thomas Meunier Borussia Dortmund Confirm Signing of Paris Saint-Germain Defender Thomas Meunier
- Июня 26, 2020

The 28-year-old has penned a deal with the German club until 2024, bringing an end to his four-year affiliation with LEs Parisiens, for whom he made more than 100 appearances across all competitions and with whom he won three Ligue 1 titles. (more...)
Colorado governor reopens inquiry into death of Elijah McClain Colorado governor reopens inquiry into death of Elijah McClain
- Июня 26, 2020

He died several days later after he was declared brain dead. Why it matters: The executive order comes after mounting pressure from Black Lives Matter activists who elevated McClain's case after months of inaction. The officers also threatened to set a police dog on him, the family said. "He was an angel among humans", Newman said of McClain . While the family wants charges against the officers, they hope the public will remember McClain as a kind young man who would play his ... (more...)
Andy Murray reveals the comeback tournament if hip feels fine Andy Murray reveals the comeback tournament if hip feels fine
- Июня 26, 2020

I served pretty well, I thought I served well throughout the match. Andy Murray insists he can still play at a "high level" after stepping up his return to fitness in a defeat against Kyle Edmund at the "Battle of the Brits" event on Wednesday. (more...)
Trent Alexander-Arnold hails 'statement' performance as Liverpool close on title Trent Alexander-Arnold hails 'statement' performance as Liverpool close on title
- Июня 26, 2020

Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salah , Fabinho and Sadio Mane were all on the scoresheet for Liverpool , who are now 23 points clear at the top. "You want to be a part of the greatest team in Premier League history". "They want to fulfil the wishes of the people at home, really". We all have a common dream but we have to work for it. (more...)
Liverpool on brink of Premier League title after crushing Crystal Palace Liverpool on brink of Premier League title after crushing Crystal Palace
- Июня 26, 2020

Instead, the Premier League crown was secured when Chelsea beat second-place Manchester City 2-1, a result that means City can no longer catch Liverpool with seven games remaining. "We had a great performance today and all the players were unbelievable", the forward said. Alexander-Arnold fired Liverpool ahead in the 23rd minute with a perfectly-executed curling free kick into the top corner. (more...)
Major League Baseball to return July 1 Major League Baseball to return July 1
- Июня 26, 2020

However, Manfred will take in to account a couple of things when deciding the schedule. Players will start reporting for the resumption of training on July 1. With no minor leagues, teams would be allowed to retain 60 players each. That would leave little margin to make up September rainouts. Active rosters will be 30 players during the first two weeks of the season, 28 during the second two weeks and 26 after that. (more...)
Columbus, Twin Cities trimmed from National Hockey League list of hub sites Columbus, Twin Cities trimmed from National Hockey League list of hub sites
- Июня 25, 2020

Columbus and Minnesota were ruled out on Monday. According to the NHL a number of cities including three Canadian cities; Edmonton, Vancouver, and Toronto are in the running to become hub cities, but the league has made no decisions on which two cities will host the playoffs. (more...)