Jofra Archer: England bowler targets West Indies tour for return from injury | Cricket News

Jofra Archer was ruled out of the current Test series against India, this winter’s Ashes and the T20 World Cup after suffering a fresh stress fracture to his right elbow; the 26-year-old has targeted England’s three-Test series against West Indies in March for his return from injury By PA Media Last Updated: 24/08/21 11:53pm England bowler Jofra Archer is hoping to fit to face the West Indies in March Injured England bowler Jofra Archer believes his best years of Test cricket are still ahead of him and is targeting a…

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Covid infected children could be victims of Silent Hypoxia

Dr. Nalin Kitulwala, Specialist in charge of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Lady Ridgeway Children’s Hospital (LRH), Colombo revealed about a fatal contagion that can be contracted in children recovering from Covid infection, known as Silent Hypoxia. He made this revelation speaking to a briefing held today (24). Dropped down oxygen levels in blood during normal activity or play in children who have recovered from the infection have been characterised as the primary symptoms of the disease, he noted. It is noteworthy that…

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Mikel Arteta relishing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette return in West Brom tie | Football News

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is excited by the prospect of having Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette back in the fold. Aubameyang has only featured as a substitute once in the Gunners’ opening two games of the season – coming on in the second half of the 2-0 defeat to Chelsea – while Lacazette has missed them both after they tested positive for coronavirus. Both are expected to be involved as Arsenal chase their first win of the campaign in the Carabao Cup against West Brom on Wednesday, and Arteta knows…

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Vitality Blast: Rashid Khan’s late fireworks with the bat take Sussex past Yorkshire and into Finals Day | Cricket News

Sussex into Vitality Blast Finals Day for fifth time as Rashid Khan’s 27no off nine balls sees Sharks to five-wicket win over Yorkshire at Durham; Mark Butcher questions beaten side’s decision to bring in boundaries and try to mirror Headingley as they are knocked out after electing to bat Last Updated: 24/08/21 10:16pm Rashid Khan and Chris Jordan were there at the end as Sussex beat Yorkshire to make Finals Day Rashid Khan hit a brilliant late 27 not out from just nine balls as Sussex squeezed past Yorkshire to…

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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and Australia’s MDF kick-off series of events on climate change – The Island

The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Australian Government-funded Market Development Facility (MDF) will host a series of events titled, ‘The Business Case for Climate Change Adaptation for Agribusinesses,’ to increase awareness of local agribusinesses on the risks posed by climate change to their business models. The kick-off event of the series, ‘Experience from Industry Leaders,’ will take place on Tuesday, 24 August, at 9 AM via Zoom and will bring together a variety of prominent Sri Lankan business leaders who have identified climate change as a risk…

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Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid make £137m transfer bid for Paris Saint-Germain forward | Football News

Real Madrid have made a £137m (€160m) bid to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain. The La Liga club made the offer on Sunday and Paris Saint-Germain are yet to respond to their proposal. Mbappe is out of contract at the Parc des Princes next summer and he has so far refused to sign a new deal, despite PSG’s attempts to get the France international to commit his future to the club. The 22-year-old has told PSG that his dream is to play for Real Madrid, who have been linked…

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Tokyo Paralympics: 2020 Games get under way with powerful opening ceremony

‘The Games are open!’ – Watch the best bits from Tokyo Paralympics opening ceremony Venue: Tokyo, Japan Dates: 24 August-5 September Time in Tokyo: BST +8 Coverage: Follow on Radio 5 Live and on the BBC Sport website “Paralympic athletes know that no matter which way the wind blows, its power can be harnessed to move forward. They know that by being brave and spreading their wings, they can reach extraordinary heights.” The words of Tokyo 2020 organisers, as the Paralympic Games finally opened, 364 days later than planned and…

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Sri Lanka, S. Korea to explore more avenues to expand trade, economic relations

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, Santhush Woonjin Jeong has paid a courtesy call on the newly-appointed Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris today (August 24) at the Foreign Ministry. The ambassador extended sincere felicitations to the Foreign Minister on his new role and reiterated his country’s commitment to assist Sri Lanka in bilateral and multilateral settings on matters of mutual interest, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. The discussions were centred on a wide range of areas of existing and potential cooperation including…

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Rangers record positive coronavirus cases in testing ahead of Celtic match on Sunday | Football News

Rangers have confirmed they have received positive cases in their latest round of coronavirus testing, less than a week before they face Celtic in the first Old Firm match of the season. Rangers travel to Armenia on Thursday to face Alashkert in the second leg of their Europa League qualifier, before they face Celtic in the Scottish Premiership on Sunday, live on Sky Sports. A club statement read: “Rangers can confirm that during our testing schedule, we have received positive COVID-19 tests. “Those identified as positive are now in self…

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Football Fixtures | Sky Sports

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Castleford, Huddersfield and Salford fined by RFL for breaching operational rules around Covid-19 | Rugby League News

Castleford failed to fulfil a fixture against St Helens on June 30 and later breached coronavirus protocols, which led to further postponements; Huddersfield failed to fulfil a fixture against the Tigers in July, while Salford breached protocols which led to games being postponed in July By PA Media Last Updated: 24/08/21 6:12pm Castleford, Huddersfield and Salford have been fined by the Rugby Football League for breaches of operational rules relating to Covid-19 protocols Castleford, Huddersfield and Salford have been fined by the Rugby Football League for breaching its operational rules.…

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Curfew violations: 502 more arrested

By Norman Palihawadane Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa said that 502 persons had been arrested during the 24 hours that ended at 6 am yesterday for violating curfew and health regulations. Accordingly, about 56,796 individuals had been arrested since last October on the relevant charges, the Spokesman said. Police had turned away 1,509 persons who attempted to cross the Western Province borders at 13 exit/entry points in 757 vehicles on Sunday. Thank you

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