The Ashes: England players and staff remain in talks with family restrictions still a concern | Cricket News

The Ashes is due to begin in December but it is still unclear whether England will travel; a number of players have concerns over quarantine and bubble and entry restrictions for them and their families; England players and staff met virtually with Cricket Australia in last 24 hours Last Updated: 05/10/21 1:49pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Sky Sports News’ James Cole says England’s cricketers want more clarity over quarantine restrictions for their families to decide whether the Ashes will go ahead in Australia this…

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Indian Foreign Secy and Finance Minister hold discussions on strengthening ties

By Ifham Nizam Visiting Foreign Secretary of India, Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa yesterday had discussions on further strengthening bilateral ties to face the present global crisis situation. Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa appreciated Indian assistance to Sri Lanka and added mutual understanding would further enhance relations. The Indian Foreign Secretary assured India’s support to uplift Sri Lanka’s economy, adversely affected by the pandemic. He said Indian businessmen would be encouraged to explore opportunities in Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister’s office said one of the topics of…

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Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe: Sir Mark Prescott to aim Alpinista at 2022 showpiece with four-year-old staying in training | Racing News

Alpinista will have next year’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on her agenda after Sir Mark Prescott confirmed she will stay in training. Owned by Kirsten Rausing, the four-year-old Frankel filly has won Group Ones in Germany on her last two outings. At Hoppegarten in August, she had none other than Torquator Tasso back in second – and while many British race fans might not have thought much of the form initially, he then went on to win Sunday’s Arc showpiece at ParisLonghamp. “She’s fine, and the form was greatly…

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Validity period of all types of visa extended by 30 days

The validity period of all types of visas obtained by foreigners who are currently in Sri Lanka has been extended by 30 days from October 07 to November 06, the Department of Immigration and Emigration announced today. According to a media notice issued by the department, only the visa charges for the aforesaid period will be levied for valid visa expired during the period from May 11, 2021, to November 06, 2021. However, no fines will be charged. Thank you

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Turkish Grand Prix: When to watch practice, qualifying and the race on Sky Sports F1 this weekend

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen split by just two points heading to Turkish GP, the first of seven races to finish 2021 season; watch qualifying live on Saturday at 1pm, the race live on Sunday at 1pm Last Updated: 05/10/21 11:27am Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s gripping championship battle continues at this weekend’s Turkish GP, and you can watch it all live on Sky Sports F1. The title protagonists – following an epic Russian GP where Hamilton took his 100th F1 win but Verstappen recovered from 20th to second –…

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Opposition Leader demands answers on Garlic Scam and inside scandals at SATHOSA

Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa speaking in Parliament under 27/2 order stated that there are reports of the recent garlic scam at Lanka SATHOSA, which was set up to supply essential commodities to the people, and a number of other state-sponsored large scale scandals at SATHOSA. The Opposition Leader further made a revelation regarding the issue and demanded answers from the government. MIAP Thank you

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Football clubs, schools and local communities take part in CUP26 to mark National Day of Climate Action | Football News

Thousands of football fans, families and schools will take part in CUP26, football’s biggest-ever climate tournament campaign, to score goals for their team and protect the planet. Dressed in their football team’s colours, CUP26 players across the length and breadth of the UK are walking or cycling and eating a plant-based meal – sending a message to world leaders on climate change. To coincide with a National Day of Climate Action, collective actions of football supporters will determine the tournament winner, while raising awareness of an important cause. Tom Gribbin,…

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Sir Alex Ferguson says Cristiano Ronaldo should have started for Man Utd in home draw against Everton | Football News

Sir Alex Ferguson believes Cristiano Ronaldo should have started Manchester United’s game against Everton, saying his absence provided the Toffees with a boost as they claimed a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. Ronaldo began Saturday’s game on the bench, with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claiming his team needing refreshing after their “physically and emotionally” tiring win over Villarreal in the Champions League three days earlier. Ronaldo was brought on during the second half against Everton – when United were winning 1-0 – but was unable to help them hold onto…

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Daraz presents the first in-app livestream shopping experience

South Asia’s leading e-commerce marketplace, Daraz, is introducing Sri Lanka’s first in-app shoppable Livestream feature to give users the ultimate shopping experience. With this Livestream technology, real-time content from Daraz will be available to customers, enabling greater interaction between sellers and buyers. Furthermore, the new user interface will allow consumers to engage directly with sellers via comments in real-time while featuring a diverse range of content, inclusive of product showcases, trivia games and Q&A sessions. This engagement is ideal in the context of the current pandemic situation, as it enables…

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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool winger tops Power Rankings chart after Man City performance | Football News

Who is red-hot in the Premier League right now? Sky Sports ranks every player over the past five matchdays… Mohamed Salah has toppled Leeds winger Raphinha (No 3) atop the form chart after teeing up Sadio Mane and netting a sensational solo effort to extend his season tally to a league-topping six goals in the 2-2 draw with Manchester City. Everton winger Andros Townsend (No 2) scored for the second successive game to salvage a point in a 1-1 draw at Manchester United, with Abdoulaye Doucoure (No 9) recording his…

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Bubba Wallace: NASCAR driver becomes first African-American to win a race in premier series since 1963 | Motor Sport News

Bubba Wallace made history at the YellaWood 500, becoming the first African-American NASCAR driver to win a premier series race in 58 years; after topping the podium, Wallace said: “It obviously brings a lot of emotion, a lot of joy to my family, fans, friends. It’s pretty damn cool” Last Updated: 05/10/21 7:10am Bubba Wallace has become the first African-American winner of a premier series NASCAR race since 1963 Bubba Wallace became the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR’s premier series since Wendell Scott in 1963, in a…

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