Friday November 15-th, 2019

Sri Lanka v England Sri Lanka v England

Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl on a dry pitch. On Tuesday night the indications were that Stone would play in Dambulla in an attempt by England to finally find a bowler with the extra pace and X-factor that have been lacking for them...

Finch, Khawaja Defy Pakistan in First Test Finch, Khawaja Defy Pakistan in First Test

Pakistan will resume on day four at 3-45, leading Australia by 325 runs after offspinner Bilal Asif wreaked havoc on the tourists with six wickets on debut. Hafeez struck a wonderful 126 against Australia on the first day of the first Test in Duba...

Virgil van Dijk on the games which will define Liverpool’s title bid Virgil van Dijk on the games which will define Liverpool’s title bid

The 24-year-old, who is now on worldwide duty with Brazil ahead of their friendlies against Saudi Arabia and Argentina, is yet to start a single game for Liverpool in the Premier League so far this season. "I see him every day in the training sessi...

Korean rookie finishes 1 shot out of playoff in PGA Tour debut Korean rookie finishes 1 shot out of playoff in PGA Tour debut

The nine-time PGA Tour victor bogeyed the first three holes on the back nine, birdied the par-5 16th, bogeyed the par-4 17th and parred the 18th, missing from 9 feet. Tway birdied the final two holes of regulation, two-putting the par-five 18th to jo...

Police raids in 7 countries in Belgian football probe Police raids in 7 countries in Belgian football probe

Anderlecht have also confirmed they were raided. Standard Liege confirmed they made all requested documents available during a two-hour search of their premises on Wednesday morning. The prosecutor's office confirmed the raids in a statement, which...

John Tavares nets hat trick in Maple Leafs' win over Blackhawks John Tavares nets hat trick in Maple Leafs' win over Blackhawks

He tied it 5-5 at 18:36 before Matthews put the Maple Leafs back in front at 18:58. The teams traded goals until Tavares' third of the night with 10 minutes, 31 seconds left in the third made it 6-5 before Kane tied it late. The trio of goals marke...

W Series launched in bid to help promote female F1 drivers W Series launched in bid to help promote female F1 drivers

Racing fast cars needn't be the preserve of men, so a new all-female racing series aims to provide women drivers with a pathway back into F1. Say a big hello to W Series, an all-new single-seater race series just for women. "And that's why I'm so p...

Christensen: I’m in a bad situation at Chelsea Christensen: I’m in a bad situation at Chelsea

The Denmark worldwide was a regular starter for the Blues last season under previous head coach Antonio Conte, but has struggled for playing time this term - making only two Premier League appearances. " In the last three seasons I've played a full p...

Nations League: Kyle Lafferty rules himself out of Northern Ireland's upcoming games Nations League: Kyle Lafferty rules himself out of Northern Ireland's upcoming games

O'Neill's side took on Bosnia and Herzegovina and Israel over the last global break, losing to Bosnia before hammering Israel 3-0 in Belfast. Since then, Lafferty has headed back to Rangers, scoring two goals in five appearances, including the seco...

Andreas Christensen warns Maurizio Sarri he will ask for a transfer

And if he can not convince Sarri that he is worthy of a regular starting spot, Christensen warned that he is ready to go elsewhere to ensure his development does not stall. "It's too early to talk about when to change if I'm going to change". Chris...

Two Russian internationals detained over brutal cafe attack Two Russian internationals detained over brutal cafe attack

Kremlin-controlled state television featured a host of industry representatives and commentators angrily slamming the attack. "If professional athletes are really involved in this, Zenit attacker Alexander Kokorin and Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mam...

Ex-Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates saves teammate’s life during game Ex-Liverpool defender Sebastian Coates saves teammate’s life during game

Romain Salin was on the ground following a collision with the post trying to prevent Portimonense's second goal, scored by Shoya Nakajima. But thankfully he turned out to be okay after Coates opened Salin's mouth and put his fingers inside to stop ...

Korea hold off U.S. and England to win International Crown Korea hold off U.S. and England to win International Crown

The U.S. finished in front of Sweden in Pool B. They expect to resume Sunday morning at 7:05 a.m. local time. The Charley Hull/Georgia Hall pairing defeated Teresa Lu/Wei-Ling Hsu 2 & 1, while the Bronte Law/Jodi Ewart Shadoff pairing easily beat Can...

De Gea stalls Man Utd contract talks after Mendes meeting De Gea stalls Man Utd contract talks after Mendes meeting

After two months of discussion, no progress has been made on his contract, which runs out at the end of the season. De Gea has won United's player of the year award in four of the past five seasons - the most that a single player has won the awar...

Chelsea youngster Christensen searching for ways to impress Sarri

And if he can not convince Sarri that he is worthy of a regular starting spot, Christensen warned that he is ready to go elsewhere to ensure his development does not stall. "It has been a hard season". "I had looked forward to getting our new manag...

Do or die: ALDS Game 3 is must-win for the Indians Do or die: ALDS Game 3 is must-win for the Indians

Major League Baseball released the schedule for Games 1 and 2 of both league championship series on Tuesday, and the Astros will play either the Boston Red Sox or New York Yankees on Saturday and Sunday nights. Mike Clevinger gave Francona a t...

Manchester United's Nemanja Matic withdraws from Serbia squad with injury Manchester United's Nemanja Matic withdraws from Serbia squad with injury

Manchester United's injury crisis seems to be worsening for Serbian enforcer Nemanja Matic has joined the likes of Luke Shaw on the treatment table, the Red Devils confirmed on Tuesday. But the midfielder has not linked up with Serbia's national tea...

Morgan would drop himself to boost England's World Cup bid Morgan would drop himself to boost England's World Cup bid

Morgan has been a pivotal figure in England's revival since the 2015 World Cup , instilling a belief and positivity as captain which has carried them to the top of the world rankings. "They got all the experience and talent and we have to compete ...

Alonso: This is how bad F1 is Alonso: This is how bad F1 is

He is keen to take on a new challenge, one which will allow him to compete again for race wins and world championships. Now, the Spaniard is preparing for his final few races in Formula One. I think it was just a typical first lap incident where th...

It's not right! Saha hits out at Pogba's Mourinho comments

The manager was under huge pressure coming into the match and his team got off to the worst possible start - going 2-0 down within the first 10 minutes. While he has been told by United not to speak to the UK media for the foreseeable future, the mid...

Hartley relieved to qualify in P6 after Hartley relieved to qualify in P6 after "six months of crap"

A superb sixth place on the grid was a timely result for the likeable Kiwi as, with his Formula 1 future still uncertain, he secured his best qualifying result to date. The exact number, I don't know. "Now we can fight in Q3!" The midfield battle i...

Billy Joe Saunders denied boxing licence to face Demetrius Andrade Billy Joe Saunders denied boxing licence to face Demetrius Andrade

Saunders told the hearing via speaker phone to 'suck my p****' after the verdict ruled him out of his WBO middleweight title defence against Dimitrius Andrade in Boston on October 20. But he failed a voluntary drugs test last month, testing positive ...

Ronaldo among first nominees for Ballon d’Or award Ronaldo among first nominees for Ballon d’Or award

No one can dispute Modric's influence for Real Madrid and Croatia; Hazard was arguably the best... Alisson is also among the Reds contingency, though he joined in the summer, while Paul Pogba is the only Manchester United nominee .

Ronaldo, Messi, Salah battle Modric for Ballon d’or Ronaldo, Messi, Salah battle Modric for Ballon d’or

The victor of the prestigious award organised by France Football magazine will be announced on December 3. Sure Pogba wasn't actually picked for his form for Manchester United but for his part in France winning the World Cup but you can still...

Dez Bryant responds criticism from Jerry Jones, Shannon Sharpe Dez Bryant responds criticism from Jerry Jones, Shannon Sharpe

As for Prescott, who is running the NFL's 29th ranked passing offense, Jones reiterated his support, and not just for the short-term. "I'd love to have No. "But it's time for risk at that particular time". The Cowboys would have drafted Johnny M...

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