Pep Guardiola: Manchester City boss says nerves are natural ahead of Liverpool clash | Football News

Pep Guardiola admits he will feel nerves and pressure ahead of Manchester City’s trip to Liverpool on Sunday, live on Sky Sports – and would quit if he did not. The champions head to Anfield for the eagerly-anticipated Premier League clash just over a week after facing another of their likely title rivals in Chelsea. City manager Guardiola, who has won eight major trophies in his five years at the helm, says he thrives on such encounters. Sunday 3rd October 4:00pm Kick off 4:30pm “All these kind of feelings have…

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How about ‘elevated jogging track’ in place of missing south bund on Kelani left bank?

When it was realised that the over 100-year-old Dutch-built Gothatuwa bund was not able to protect the whole of Colombo from a major flood of the Kelani river, a suggestion to build a new bund on the left bank of the Kelani river came from the Colombo Range office of the Irrigation Department. This proposal to construct a new earthen south bund in place of the now missing south bund on the left bank of the Kelani river came soon after the major flood of 1984. The proposal was well…

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Aston Villa Women 0 – 4 Arsenal Women

Kim Little scored twice as Arsenal bounced back from a frustrating first half to beat Aston Villa 4-0 and stay top of the Women’s Super League on Saturday. The Gunners were held goalless through the first 45 minutes by a dogged Villa defence, but Little made the breakthrough six minutes after halftime for the league pace-setters, and the home side’s resistance crumbled in the final 10 minutes. Mana Iwabuchi, who spent the first six months of 2021 at Villa, added a second for the visitors in the 80th minute before…

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EU delegates meet foreign minister, reassure continued cooperation for Sri Lanka

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris welcomed the constructive, cordial and regular engagement between Sri Lanka and the European Union (EU) in a meeting with a five-member delegation from the EU on Friday (October 01) at the Foreign Ministry. The EU mission to Sri Lanka was led by Senior Advisor, Directorate-General for Trade of the European Commission Nikolaos Zaimis, and Head of Division for South Asia of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Ioannis Giogkarakis-Argyropoulos.  The meeting entailed a discussion on EU – Sri Lanka cooperation and Sri Lanka’s engagement with…

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David Avanesyan stopped Liam Taylor in the second round to defend European welterweight title | Boxing News

David Avanesyan ruthlessly stopped Liam Taylor in a thrilling shootout to defend his European welterweight title at The SSE Arena, Wembley. The Russian’s destructive power was decisive in a whirlwind couple of rounds as he forced Taylor to take a knee and then stopped his challenger on the ropes as they traded recklessly at close quarters at The SSE Arena, Wembley. In a blistering opener, Taylor immediately tried to exchange hooks, and he was soon forced to take a knee after a sharp right hand from Avanesyan. Taylor clambered to…

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Climate change: Stop smoke and mirrors, rich nations told

On Friday, students and activists marched to the doors of the conference venue – banners waving and arms linked in a human wall to protect Greta Thunberg, who led the procession. There were cheers of: “We are unstoppable, another world is possible”. And just one day after sharing the stage with world leaders, and after meeting the Italian prime minister, 18-year-old Greta told a cheering crowd: “We are sick of their blah blah blah and sick of their lies.” Source link–!Thank You !–

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High Commissioner of Sri Lanka Milinda Moragoda meets the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas of India Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, today (01) at the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in New Delhi. Minister Puri holds the portfolio of Housing and Urban Affairs as well. Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, an illustrious career diplomat prior to joining politics and who had served in Colombo during the period 1984-1988, warmly welcomed High Commissioner Moragoda. During the…

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Premier League hits and misses: Crunch time for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United | Football News

Crunch period for Solskjaer and Man Utd Ole Gunnar Solskjaer spoke of his players’ hungry mindset, of their determination to improve, of his sureness that, Manchester United “had something going,” and of his enduring belief in his coaching staff as well as his players. It felt a wearily familiar answer – the sort that these days, with this set of players, is more difficult to digest. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Manchester United’s draw against Everton in the Premier League.…

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Dundee United launch investigation into alleged racist comment aimed at Jeando Fuchs by Ross County supporter | Football News

Dundee United have launched an investigation into an alleged racist comment made by a Ross County supporter towards Jeando Fuchs during Saturday’s game at Tannadice. The incident involving the Cameroon player came after what proved to be United’s winning goal from Ilmari Niskanen just after the half-hour mark, leaving County winless. Fuchs then spoke to the United bench, who alerted the fourth official, and at the final whistle his manager Tam Courts held up a “Show Racism the Red Card” T-shirt. However, Ross County manager Malky Mackay insisted that while…

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‘Still waiting for what is to come for us’: American University of Afghanistan students face fear and uncertainty

But now, in the words of one student, “I do not dream and hope for my future. My future is not safe in Afghanistan, and it looks very dark here in Afghanistan.” Student A, whose name CNN is not using for their safety, is one of hundreds of AUAF students who were left behind during US military evacuation efforts, despite an effort to get them to the airport before all US forces left. One month after the US military evacuation ended, AUAF students are afraid, guarding their movements out of…

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USAID donates audio/visual equipment in response to Justice Ministry request

In response to a request from the Ministry of Justice, the US Agency for International Development (USAID), on behalf of the American people, provided audio/visual equipment to the Ministry and the Commercial High Courts. This equipment will enable courts to record and transcribe court proceedings and will facilitate adjudication during COVID-19-related restrictions, further strengthening the justice sector’s efficiency and effectiveness for Sri Lankan citizens. Minister of Justice Ali Sabry and USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman met at the Ministry for the handover. Thank you

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Lizzie Deignan makes history by winning first women’s Paris Roubaix race | Cycling News

The WorldTeam Trek–Segafredo rider came home one minute and 17 seconds ahead of Dutchwoman Marianne Vos; Lizzie Deignan took a breakaway win in the first women’s Paris Roubaix race By Reuters Last Updated: 02/10/21 7:23pm Lizzie Deignan claimed victory in the first women’s Paris Roubaix race Britain’s Lizzie Deignan rode to a landmark victory in the inaugural Paris Roubaix Femmes as rain, mud and crashes made it a memorable debut for the world’s best female riders over the infamous cobbled course on Saturday. The former world champion produced a dominant…

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John Kerry says emissions cuts are ‘do-able’ as ministers wrap last meeting ahead of COP26

Kerry said the more than 40 ministers who attended the pre-COP26 event in Milan were “engaged” in discussions to make the Glasgow talks a success. Global leaders are expected to strengthen their commitments to addressing the climate crisis ahead of the Glasgow event. Dozens of countries failed to meet a July 31 deadline to update their pledges to slash emissions, as they are required to do under the 2015 Paris Agreement. There is still a significant gap between what leaders are promising and what’s needed by 2030. “The bottom line…

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St J’stone 3 – 1 Dundee

Chris Kane scored a quickfire first-half brace as St Johnstone claimed a 3-1 Scottish Premiership victory over Dundee in a dominant display from the hosts in the Tayside derby. Kane bagged his double inside an nine-minute period in the opening period before Stevie May put any possible Dundee comeback to bed early in the second half. The visitors netted a consolation through Ryan Sweeney with 15 minutes left to end an unwanted record of five scoreless games. It was a victory fitting for Liam Craig, who became St Johnstone’s record…

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UN Secretary-General rebuffs Ethiopia’s demand for senior UN officials to leave the country

Ethiopia declared the officials, who are responsible for coordinating critical humanitarian assistance, “persona non grata” on Thursday, just days after the UN’s aid chief warned that hundreds of thousands of people were starving due to the government’s blockade of aid deliveries. Guterres told the President of the UN Security Council on Friday — in a letter seen by CNN — that the UN would push Ethiopia “to permit these critical UN staff to resume their functions in Ethiopia and grant them the necessary visas.” “If the current trajectory continues, I…

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5th Meeting of the European Union – Sri Lanka Working Group on Good Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights

 The fifth Working Group on Governance, Rule of Law and Human Rights met in Colombo on 29th September 2021.  The Working Group meeting took place in the context of regular bilateral exchanges between the European Union (EU) and Sri Lanka.  During the one-day meeting, held in a cordial and open atmosphere, the two partners reaffirmed their commitment to good governance, adherence to the rule of law, and protection of human rights. They discussed common interests pertaining to the protection and promotion of fundamental rights and freedoms,…

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