Pep Guardiola: ‘Many potential players’ in Man City academy, Adebayo Akinfenwa ‘a legend’ | Football News

Pep Guardiola suggested Man City’s academy is fostering numerous first-team bound players and labelled Adebayo Akinfenwa ‘a legend’ after their win over Wycombe. Guardiola had admitted in the build-up to Tuesday’s game his hands were tied by a number of injuries to City’s first-team players, and watched on as the five debutants he named to face League One Chairboys played their part in a 6-1 hammering at the Etihad. The margin of victory was sealed by 19-year-old Cole Palmer’s sensational curling effort in his first goal for the club late…

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BTS: Korean boyband open UN general debate with performance and speech

The UN general debate opened on Monday night with a pre-recorded performance from K-pop band BTS. The group has been made Special Presidential Envoy for Future Generations and Culture by South Korea’s president Moon Jae-In. The South Korean pop band also delivered a speech, where they praised the younger generation’s resilience during the pandemic, and urged the use of sustainable development. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Lower motor vehicle imports contribute towards narrowing 2020 trade deficit by approx. USD 2 billion

‘Since importation of motor vehicles into Sri Lanka takes a significant portion of the total import bill of the country, that is 3 per cent in 2020, reduction in motor vehicle imports contributed largely towards narrowing the trade deficit. Accordingly, the trade deficit contracted notably by around USD 2 billion in 2020, a Ceylon Chamber of Commerce press release, announcing the release of the latest Motor Vehicle Industry Report, covering key trends in 2019 and 2020, said. The release: This publication prepared by the Economic Intelligence Unit of the Ceylon…

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Fulham 0 – 0 Leeds

Leeds won 6-5 in a penalty shootout to come out on top in their Carabao Cup clash with Fulham at Craven Cottage. Neither side had been able to find a breakthrough in normal time, and after five penalties each there was still nothing to separate the sides with both successfully converting three apiece. Teenager Stuart McKinstry scored for Leeds to make it 6-5, but Fulham’s Rodrigo Muniz was unable to convert, leaving Leeds to progress. It had been a close game, with both sides showing promise but lacking quality. Fulham…

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Taliban announces deputy ministers, doubling down on all-male Afghan govt.

The Taliban expanded their interim Cabinet by naming more ministers and deputies on Tuesday, but failed to appoint any women, doubling down on a hard-line course despite the international outcry that followed their initial presentation of an all-male government lineup earlier this month. The international community has said that it will judge the Taliban by their actions, and that recognition of a Taliban-led government would be linked to the treatment of women and minorities. In their previous rule of Afghanistan in the late 1990s, the Taliban, who adhere to a…

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Wigan 0 – 2 S’land

Sunderland progressed to round four of the Carabao Cup with a thoroughly deserved 2-0 victory at Wigan. The clash pitted the top two in League One against each other, but a total of 17 changes – eight to Sunderland, nine to Wigan – showed where it lay on the respective list of priorities. Right from the off, Sunderland were first to every ball, with Aiden O’Brien seeing a 25-yard effort flash just wide of Ben Amos’ right-hand post. O’Brien was then involved in Sunderland’s opening goal on 26 minutes, when…

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Canary Islands volcano: BBC reporter on the evacuation of La Palma residents

An erupting volcano on La Palma in the Spanish Canary Islands has forced authorities to evacuate hundreds of homes, as the lava gushes towards the sea. Local officials have warned the lava could trigger chemical reactions when it reaches the sea, causing explosions and the release of toxic gases. The BBC’s Dan Johnson reports on the latest stage of the evacuations from the ground in La Palma. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Are CBSL Governors paid a pension? UNP Leader demands answers

The Finance Minister should be making a clear statement in the Chambers whether the governors of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) are paid a pension, stated Leader of the United National Party (UNP) MP Ranil Wickremesinghe, speaking in Parliament today (21). As the UNP Leader was making this observation, Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa was not present in Parliament, which was also questioned by Wickremesinghe. He emphasised that this dilemma should be cleared out by Mr. Rajapaksa as the Subject Minister. MIAP …

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New Zealand keep ODI series vs England alive as Lea Tahuhu and Maddy Green star at Leicester | Cricket News

Lea Tahuhu was in sparkling form as she took 5-37 and then scored an unbeaten 19 to seal the win Lea Tahuhu and Maddy Green were the stars as New Zealand claimed a nervy three-wicket win over England in the third one-day international to keep the five-match series alive. Tahuhu tore through England’s top-order to take a career-best 5-37 before coming in late on and sealing the victory with a six after Green (70no) had led the chase of 179. England had Katherine Brunt to thank for ensuring the game…

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Anthony Joshua vows to ‘hurt’ and ‘beat’ Oleksandr Usyk: ‘I feel like I’ve got nothing else if I don’t get this win’ | Boxing News

Anthony Joshua has warned that he has primed multiple hurtful punches for Oleksandr Usyk “whether it’s the right hand, the uppercut or the jab”. Joshua and Usyk briefly stepped into the ring on Tuesday night at the public work-outs without giving away too many secrets ahead of Saturday night’s world heavyweight championship fight, live on Sky Sports Box Office. More follows… Sky customers: Buy Joshua vs UsykNon-Sky customers: Buy Joshua vs Usyk This is a breaking news story that is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please…

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Lanka receives another 20 railway passenger coaches from India

SriLanka has received another 20 state-of-the-art railway passenger coaches from India as part of the supply of 160 coaches to the Sri Lankan Railways by the Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES), which is being financed through an Indian Line of Credit.”In line with India’s continuing commitment to assist Sri Lanka in the development of its railway infrastructure, a consignment of 20 railway passenger coaches supplied by Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) Ltd, reached Colombo Port on September 17, 2021,” Indian High Commission in Colombo said in…

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County Championship: Hampshire’s title charge stalled by rivals Lancashire as Warwickshire start well | Cricket News

County Championship finale begins as Hampshire are skittled for 143 before taking three quick Lancashire wickets; Warwickshire still in hunt on 283-4 vs Somerset; Notts still in with a chance of the title, 292-9 vs Yorkshire Last Updated: 21/09/21 6:54pm Sam Hain hit an unbeaten 83 for Warwickshire on day one of their game against Somerset Hampshire’s bid to secure a first County Championship title since 1973 got off to a poor start on the first day of the final round of fixtures as they were bowled out for just…

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Ryder Cup 2020: Rory McIlroy says Team Europe are relishing underdog role | Golf News

Rory McIlroy will be playing at his sixth Ryder Cup this week at Whistling Straits and thinks Team Europe go into the event as underdogs; watch the Ryder Cup on Sky Sports, with the Day 1 Foursomes beginning at 1pm on Friday Last Updated: 21/09/21 6:03pm Rory McIlroy explains why he doesn’t plan to get too animated during this year’s Ryder Cup and discusses what it would mean to win on American soil. Rory McIlroy explains why he doesn’t plan to get too animated during this year’s Ryder Cup and…

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Health Authorities ready to reopen schools with less than 200 students

A series of health guidelines to be followed in reopening schools with less than 200 students has been provided to the Education Ministry, revealed Director General of Health Services Specialist Dr. Asela Gunawardena. A decision to reopen schools, however, will be made by the Education Authorities, he added. The set of guidelines has been issued following a request made by the Health Secretary to provide guidelines for opening schools. The DGHS added that everyone should act responsibly from their end, minimise travel as much as…

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