PGA Tour: Patrick Cantlay one ahead of Jon Rahm at halfway stage of the Tour Championship | Golf News

A four-under 66 sees Cantlay head into the weekend on 17 under and one ahead of Rahm at the FedExCup season finale – watch the third round from 6pm via the red button on Sky Sports Golf and on Sky Sports Mix. By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 03/09/21 11:32pm Jon Rahm is a shot off the halfway lead at the Tour Championship Patrick Cantlay birdied his final two holes to hold off world No 1 Jon Rahm and take a one-shot lead into the weekend at the PGA Tour’s season-ending…

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Whither SLFP and its vote base?

The SLFP is 70-years-old and to mark the ‘birthday’ its Deputy Secretary Dr. Suren Raghavan had written an article titled SLFP, the architect of Sri Lanka’s future (The Island – 01.09.2021). He attempts to give the SLFP a new facade of multiculturalism, probably to boost its image and improve its electoral base among the minority communities. It has won one seat in the North in the parliamentary elections in 2020, and perhaps hopes to win more in the North and the East in the future. He says “Departing from its…

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Solheim Cup 2021: Anna Nordqvist and Matilda Castren to lead out Europe in Saturday foursomes | Golf News

Georgia Hall reunites with Celine Boutier and Mel Reid partners Irish debutant Leona Maguire; Charley Hull also features in opening session alongside Emily Kristine Pedersen – watch live on Saturday from midday on Sky Sports Golf By Ali Stafford Last Updated: 03/09/21 11:01pm Can Team Europe make it back-to-back wins at the Solheim Cup? Watch extended coverage of this year’s contest live on Sky Sports. Can Team Europe make it back-to-back wins at the Solheim Cup? Watch extended coverage of this year’s contest live on Sky Sports. AIG Women’s Open…

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Sri Lanka denies reports of food shortage but declining forex, GDP drives inflation

The Sri Lankan government, however, on Thursday denied that the country was facing a food shortage, underlining that the Public Security Ordinance on the supply of essential goods was imposed only to stop their hoarding. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on 31 August issued emergency regulations to control the prices of essentials in a preventive move to stop hoarding of them. The president has promulgated emergency regulations under the Public Security Ordinance on the supply of essential goods, presidential spokesman Kingsley Ratnayake told reporters. “Certain local and…

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England’s Ollie Pope ‘gutted’ to miss out on ‘dream’ Test century against India on home turf at The Kia Oval | Cricket News

“At my home ground it would have been a bit of a dream to have got over the line”; Ollie Pope was “gutted” to miss out of a century after falling for 81 on day two of England’s fourth Test against India at The Kia Oval; watch day three from 10.15am, Saturday on Sky Sports Cricket By Sam Drury Last Updated: 03/09/21 8:29pm Ollie Pope made 81 but was ‘gutted’ to miss out on a hundred on his home ground England batsman Ollie Pope admitted he was “gutted” to have…

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Chelsea Women: Emma Hayes insists her side won’t be distracted by increased focus on WSL | Football News

Emma Hayes is determined Chelsea will find their edge again and not lose focus as the new Women’s Super League season kicks off with more exposure than ever before. The WSL’s three-year TV deal with Sky and the BBC will see matches broadcast every weekend. As well as helping bring in a much-needed additional income stream on the back of a testing 18 months in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, such extra attention will bring with it a new level of scrutiny. Hayes has been with Chelsea since 2012.…

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Kumudu to compete in T47 long jump today

Kumudu Priyanka will put the disappointment in the 100 metres behind her to achieve her best in the Women’s T47 Long Jump at the Tokyo Paralympics on Friday. Priyanka could not give her best when she tookpart in the T47 100 metres where she was eliminated in the heat. She could produce only a feat of 13.31 seconds in the heat which was won by Venezuela’s Lisbeli Marina, the eventual gold medallist. She clocked 11.97 seconds to win the final. The athlete coached by Olympian Harijan Ratnayake will compete against…

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Steve Clarke: Scotland ready for must-win Moldova clash and will deliver the right performance | Football News

Steve Clarke insists his under-pressure Scotland side know they must deliver a win in Saturday’s World Cup qualifying encounter with Moldova. After only one victory in their opening four qualifiers and falling seven points behind group leaders Denmark, the Scots appear to be in a three-way fight with Israel and Austria to finish second and get a crack at a play-off. The margin for error is minimal and Clarke admits there can be no slip-ups at home to Moldova on Saturday. Clarke believes his players are well aware that victory…

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Death toll surges after ‘historic’ flash floods in U.S. north-east

United States Police went door to door in search of more possible victims and drew up lists of the missing as the death toll rose to 49 on Friday in the catastrophic flooding set off across the Northeast by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. The disaster underscored with heart-breaking clarity how vulnerable the U.S. is to the extreme weather that climate change is bringing. More than three days after the hurricane blew ashore in Louisiana, the storm’s rainy remains hit the Northeast with surprising fury on Wednesday and Thursday, submerging…

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Pitch invader Daniel Jarvis arrested after colliding with England’s Jonny Bairstow on the field at Kia Oval | Cricket News

ECB: “Any pitch invasion is completely unacceptable. The ECB and our host venues do not tolerate any such behaviour which risks the safety of players, officials and staff. The ECB works closely with all our venues to share information and enhance their security operation” By PA Media Last Updated: 03/09/21 6:03pm Pitch invader Daniel Jarvis ran into England’s Jonny Bairstow on day two of the fourth Test at The Kia Oval Pitch invader Daniel ‘Jarvo’ Jarvis was arrested on Friday after an on-field collision with England batsman Jonny Bairstow during…

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