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Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries Rugby players' union boss calls for urgent action to prevent head injuries
- Декабря 10, 2020

The way players train needs to be addressed "very quickly", says the head of the Rugby Players' Association, after ex-professionals said the sport has given them permanent brain damage. "It was not uncommon for me to be left dazed, seeing white spots and not knowing where I was for a few seconds, sometimes I would pass out completely". (more...)
UAE royal buys stake in controversial Israeli soccer club UAE royal buys stake in controversial Israeli soccer club
- Декабря 10, 2020

Beitar's announcement on Monday quoted Sheikh Hamad as saying: "I am thrilled to be a partner in such a glorious club that I have heard so much of and in such a great city, the capital of Israel and one of the holiest cities in the world". In addition, Nahyan's son Mohammad will be part of the club's new board of directors, "who will represent (his father) on all matters pertaining to the club", the statement said. (more...)
Kane Williamson to skip Black Caps test to be with pregnant wife Kane Williamson to skip Black Caps test to be with pregnant wife
- Декабря 10, 2020

Black Caps captain Kane Williamson . Black Caps captain Kane Williamson will lead his side in Friday's second cricket test against West Indies in Wellington, after jetting back to Tauranga to be with his pregnant wife. Shimron Hetmyer too who is under concussion protocols and Keemo Paul who had a groin injury might also not play for the West Indies Team. "The bowlers have got to be prepared to bowl long spells - a lot of overs - the batsmen have got to be prepared to bat for a ... (more...)
Portland Closes Facility Due Positive COVID Tests Portland Closes Facility Due Positive COVID Tests
- Декабря 10, 2020

Blazers president Neil Olshey, in a statement distributed by the team, said the decision to close the facility was made "out of an abundance of caution". The NBA will determine whether the preseason games in Portland will be canceled, postponed or played as scheduled. " Hope for the best but prepare for the worst and see what happens from there ". (more...)
Australia Test hopeful Pucovski concussed by helmet blow Australia Test hopeful Pucovski concussed by helmet blow
- Декабря 10, 2020

The series will see Smith's face-off with Indian pace spearhead Bumrah for the first time in longer formats and he said the key against his awkward action is to be watchful all the time. Kohli had on Tuesday said that it is important to manage the bodies of Bumrah and Shami. And for bowlers, like Shami and Jasprit, it is important for them to manage their body. (more...)
Tierney shows up Ozil in Arsenal training, teenage global spotted Tierney shows up Ozil in Arsenal training, teenage global spotted
- Декабря 10, 2020

Ozil is unavailable to play for the north London side because coach Mikel Arteta left him out of the 25-man Premier League and Europa League squads for the season. According to the club's congress member Murat Zorlu, the former German worldwide is 90% likely to join the Turkish club next month. As a result, it is believed Ozil - who is one of the highest-paid players at Arsenal - could join Turkish side Fenerbahce in January. (more...)
Giannis: 'Right now, I'm not focusing' on supermax deal Giannis: 'Right now, I'm not focusing' on supermax deal
- Декабря 10, 2020

Antetokounmpo has received criticism for failing to lead the Bucks to the NBA Finals, despite having the best record in the league in the past two years. "Going into this season, our focus is obviously the championship, but before that we've got to get better as a unit. Hopefully we can get that this year". (more...)
World Cup victor Rossi dies aged 64 By World Cup victor Rossi dies aged 64 By
- Декабря 10, 2020

Was disqualified from club and worldwide football for three years for his involvement in the 1980 betting scandal. But Italy's sporting icon nearly missed out on the tournament. Rossi, also known as Pablito, also played with Milan and Verona at the end of his career, as well as with Como at the beginning - the team he had made his debut in Serie A with. (more...)
Champions League: What abandoned PSG vs Basaksehir match means for Man Utd Champions League: What abandoned PSG vs Basaksehir match means for Man Utd
- Декабря 10, 2020

Marco Verratti was proud that Paris Saint-Germain "set an example" by walking off the pitch against Istanbul Basaksehir on Tuesday following allegations of racism. According to UEFA's disciplinary regulations , which apply to officials as well as players and coaches, any person who "insults the human dignity of a person or group of persons on whatever grounds, including skin colour, race, religion, ethnic origin, gender or sexual orientation" incurs a suspension of at least 10 matches. (more...)
Eight changes as Clarkson makes debut - Confirmed LFC team vs Midtjylland Eight changes as Clarkson makes debut - Confirmed LFC team vs Midtjylland
- Декабря 10, 2020

The Reds boss makes eight changes to the side that beat Wolves at the weekend, with a Champions League debut for 19-year-old Leighton Clarkson in midfield. Midtjylland's pressure was rewarded with a penalty after the first of a series of lengthy reviews. Anders Dreyer was brought down by Kelleher but referee Francois Letexier spotted an offside flag and blew for a free-kick. (more...)
Zidane: Zidane: "I'm never going to be Madrid's Ferguson, for sure"
- Декабря 10, 2020

Makeshift right-back Lucas Vazquez curled in a cross and Benzema produced a fine header to break the deadlock after just nine minutes. The Croatian midfielder, 35, lashed home shortly afterwards but the strike was ruled out for an offside call against Raphael Varane in the build-up. (more...)
Major League Baseball umpire among 14 arrested in OH sex sting operation Major League Baseball umpire among 14 arrested in OH sex sting operation
- Декабря 10, 2020

O'Nora, 57, of Youngstown, and the 13 other men were arrested in Liberty Township and have been charged with soliciting, a third-degree misdemeanor, and possessing criminal tools, a first-degree misdemeanor, Yost announced in the press release . (more...)
Never Saw Messi as a Rival, Says Ronaldo Never Saw Messi as a Rival, Says Ronaldo
- Декабря 10, 2020

I am sure he will say the same if you ask him. Only 12 minutes were on the clock when Juan Cuadrado got past Araujo, who was looking rusty after several weeks out, and the young defender pulled him down to allow Ronaldo to put Juventus ahead from the penalty spot. (more...)
Beamer returns home to take ‘dream job’ at USC Beamer returns home to take ‘dream job’ at USC
- Декабря 10, 2020

After being on Virginia Tech's football roster from 1995 to 1999, Beamer has been a part of great college football coaching staffs. The past and present head coaches of SC football seem to have a lot of mutual respect between them. Beamer replaces Will Muschamp, who went 28-30 before being fired on November 15 with three games remaining in his fifth season. Mike Bobo was named the interim coach. (more...)
Haas condemns 'abhorrent' video from new signing Mazepin Haas condemns 'abhorrent' video from new signing Mazepin
- Декабря 09, 2020

The woman reacts by moving her hand in reaction to being touched, before showing her middle finger to the camera and covering the lens. The Haas F1 Team has responded to a video posted to Nikita Mazepin's social media account that appears to show a woman being groped, describing it as "abhorrent" and saying it will deal with the matter internally. (more...)
Leeds without injured Robin Koch for up to 3 months Leeds without injured Robin Koch for up to 3 months
- Декабря 09, 2020

Llorente, who replaced him at Stamford Bridge, picked up a muscular problem and could be out for the rest of the year. Asked on Wednesday who would partner skipper Liam Cooper in defence in the absence of the injured Diego Llorente and Robin Koch, Bielsa replied via his interpreter that it could be Luke Ayling or Kalvin Phillips . (more...)
England wins Autumn Nations Cup final in sudden death England wins Autumn Nations Cup final in sudden death
- Декабря 09, 2020

But from an ensuing rolling maul, a succession of drives inches from the line failed to pierce the French defence before England prop Ellis Genge, who only replaced the injured Mako Vunipola on Saturday, knocked on as he tried to ground the ball. (more...)
Pakistan cricket squad barring one allowed to leave isolation in NZ Pakistan cricket squad barring one allowed to leave isolation in NZ
- Декабря 09, 2020

He said Pakistan players and officials "respect and understand" the health and safety regulations implemented in New Zealand to protect the community against Covid-19. All other crew members have tested negative and have been on board the vessel, effectively in isolation for 17 days for the duration of their voyage. (more...)
League aiming for mid-January start to new season
- Декабря 09, 2020

As a result, players across the league still haven't been notified about when to report for training camp. Also needing to be resolved is a one-time divisional realignment, with the likelihood of there being an seven-team all-Canada division due to cross-border travel restrictions, as well as an updated COVID-19 protocol for players and teams. (more...)
Neil Lennon: Celtic board back under-pressure manager Neil Lennon: Celtic board back under-pressure manager
- Декабря 09, 2020

Lennon is reportedly set for talks with the club's board after four consecutive home defeats and just two wins out of the last 10 matches. While there are concerns about Celtic's dip in form and results, manager Neil Lennon still has the support of key men on the club's board and the lack of obvious candidates to replace the Northern Irishman, should he be sacked, is also a major consideration. (more...)