Prix du Moulin: D-day for Baaeed as William Haggas’ rising star faces first Group One test at ParisLongchamp | Racing News

Connections of Baaeed are taking nothing for granted ahead of the unbeaten colt’s eagerly-anticipated graduation to the highest level in Sunday’s Prix du Moulin at ParisLongchamp. The William Haggas-trained three-year-old did not make his racecourse debut until early June – but less than three months later he is ranked as one of the most exciting horses in Europe. Since scoring on his introduction at Leicester, Baaeed has treated his rivals with contempt on a couple of occasions at Newmarket before powering clear in the Group Three Thoroughbred Stakes at Glorious…

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British soldier describes caring for Kabul airport baby

Lt Col Ben Caesar spoke to BBC Breakfast about how he and his team cared for the baby who was pulled over the airport wall in Kabul, Afghanistan. The image of the mother passing her child over the barbed wire wall an emotive image from the days of chaotic evacuations as the US and its allies left Afghanistan. Both mother and baby were reunited and left the country. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham showed maturity to deal with racism against Hungary, says Gareth Southgate | Football News

Gareth Southgate has praised the “incredible maturity” of his players after Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were racially abused during the 4-0 World Cup qualifying win against Hungary. Monkey chants were directed at the pair from Hungary supporters during the game and the England team were booed and jeered while they took a knee before kick-off in Budapest on Thursday night. Cups and a flare were also thrown at Southgate’s players at the Puskas Arena and FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings into the incidents. Prior to the Hungary clash, their…

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Tennessee Buddhist Temple donates a ventilator worth Rs. 2.3 mn to Karapitiya Hospital

Local and foreign philanthropists continue to provide medical equipment required by government hospitals and the latest such donation has come from Tennessee Buddhist Temple, The USA in the form of a ventilator, worth Rs. 2.3 mn, to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital.  The donation was received by Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, State Minister of Primary Health Care, Epidemics and Covid Disease Control at the Ministry of Health.  The donated ventilator is ResMed Stellar 100 Type for treating adult and pediatric patients with various respiratory needs. The donation was made by the Chief…

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Artistic Rifles battles to victory for Ed Bethell | Racing News

Artistic Rifles led his rivals a merry dance to secure his fourth success of the season in the Betfair Double Daily Rewards Superior Mile at Haydock. Bought from Italy last summer, having initially been trained in Britain by Charlie Hills, the five-year-old made a winning start for James Bethell at Redcar in October. Artistic Rifles went through the sales ring unsold at Tattersalls the following month, but it has proved a blessing for connections, with the War Command gelding adding to his tally with further victories at Doncaster, Ripon and…

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Total COVID deaths climb over 9,900 with 145 new victims

The total number people who fell victim to COVID-19 infection in Sri Lanka soared yet again as 145 more fatalities were confirmed by the Director-General of Health Services on Friday (Sep. 03). The new development has pushed the official death toll from the virus outbreak in Sri Lanka to 9,951. According to the data released by the Department of Government Information, the latest victims include 77 males and 68 females. As many as 117 deaths were reported among the elderly people who are aged above 60 years. In addition, 24…

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Kevin Ryan excited as Triple Time wins at Haydock | Racing News

Kevin Ryan views Triple Time as a potential Classic contender for next season following an impressive front-running victory in the Betfair Exchange Ascendant Stakes at Haydock. The son of Frankel was sent straight to the lead by Andrea Atzeni and comfortably shrugged off the attentions of Hafit and land an emphatic success in the one-mile contest. Having made all when winning by nine lengths to open his account over the course and distance on his third start, Triple Time (3-1) took the step up to Listed company in his stride.…

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Dutch GP: Max Verstappen storms clear in Practice Three while Carlos Sainz crashes Ferrari

Watch Zandvoort qualifying at 2pm live only on Sky Sports F1, with build-up from 1pm; Max Verstappen finishes half a second up on Mercedes in final practice, with Lewis Hamilton third; Carlos Sainz crashes heavily for Ferrari By James Galloway Last Updated: 04/09/21 1:05pm Carlos Sainz brings out the red flag after crashing his Ferrari into the barriers in third practice ahead of the Dutch Grand Prix Carlos Sainz brings out the red flag after crashing his Ferrari into the barriers in third practice ahead of the Dutch Grand Prix…

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Nawaloka Hospitals tops healthcare on LMD’s Most Respected Entities Listing – The Island

Affirming its indelible reputation as the country’s pioneering private healthcare provider, Nawaloka Hospitals roars ahead on LMD’s Most Respected Entities Listing. Nawaloka Hospitals Chairman Dr. Jayantha Dharmadasa was thus honoured as one among LMD’s Most Respected Businesspeople in recognition of his steadfast leadership, powerful vision and immense contribution to expanding the boundaries of Sri Lanka’s private healthcare sector. Nawaloka Hospitals also claimed victory as the top entity in the healthcare sector and was listed among the Top 20 Companies inducted into LMD’s Hall of Fame, they claim to use some…

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Gareth Bale: Wales captain would support team-mates walking off pitch if racially abused | Football News

Gareth Bale says he would support his Wales team-mates walking off the pitch if they were to suffer racist abuse during a game. FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings in relation to England’s World Cup Qualifier in Hungary on Thursday after England pair Jude Bellingham and Raheem Sterling were racially abused and targeted with monkey chants. “If things don’t get sorted, that will happen,” Bale said about the possibility of players walking off the pitch. “If anything happens to any of our players and they wanted to walk off the pitch,…

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New Zealand to criminalise attack planning after supermarket stabbing

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed on Saturday to tighten counter-terrorism laws this month after a knife-wielding militant known to the authorities stabbed and wounded seven people in a supermarket. Police shot dead the 32-year-old attacker, a Sri Lankan national who had been convicted and imprisoned for about three years before being released in July, moments after he launched his stabbing spree on Friday. Ardern said earlier the man was inspired by the Islamic State militant group and was being monitored constantly but could not be kept in prison…

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