Cristiano Ronaldo adds to Portugal scoring record, Ukraine, Sweden earn big wins – international round-up | Football News

Cristiano Ronaldo added to his international goal-scoring record as Portugal brushed off Qatar 3-0, while Sweden, Ukraine, Switzerland and others earned important wins in the race for World Cup qualifying. Ronaldo surpassed the milestone of 109 goals held by Iran’s Ali Daei last month when he scored twice against Ireland to move him onto 111. He added a 112th at the Algarve Stadium against next year’s World Cup hosts, scoring a close-range left-footed effort from a pass from Manchester United team-mate Diogo Dalot. Image: Ronaldo celebrates in his own inimitable…

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Coronavirus in DR Congo: How funds went missing – report

“Ad hoc structures” put in place by the Congolese government in response to the pandemic – including a “multisectoral committee”, a “technical secretariat”, advisory council, presidential taskforce and a national solidarity fund against the coronavirus – have increased budgets but failed to solve pre-existing problems, according to the Congo Research Group. Source link–!Thank You !–

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World Grand Prix 2021: Jonny Clayton beats Gerwyn Price to win third major title of the year | Darts News

Jonny Clayton rises to world no 7 after sensational display beats Gerwyn Price and sees the Ferret lift his third televised title of the year By Paul Prenderville at the Morningside Arena, Leicester Last Updated: 09/10/21 10:26pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Jonny Clayton triumphed at the World Grand Prix after thrashing world number one Gerwyn Price 5-1. Jonny Clayton triumphed at the World Grand Prix after thrashing world number one Gerwyn Price 5-1. Jonny Clayton produced a spectacular display to end Gerwyn Price’s reign…

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Scotland 3-2 Israel: Scott McTominay’s stoppage-time winner seals comeback victory at Hampden Park | Football News

Scott McTominay’s injury-time strike saw Scotland twice come from behind to beat Israel 3-2 at Hampden Park to conserve second spot in World Cup qualifying Group F. The visitors led early thanks to Eran Zahavi’s stunning free-kick, only for John McGinn to level matters with his own spectacular goal just before the half-hour mark. Scotland’s lead lasted just two minutes as Munas Dabbur bundled the visitors back ahead, although Steve Clarke’s side should have gone in level at half-time, only for Lyndon Dykes to see his penalty in first-half stoppage…

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Catalans 10 – 12 St Helens

Departing Fiji international Naiqama, who was also awarded the Harry Sunderland Trophy for man of the match, crossed twice as St Helens edged out Catalans to become only the second team to record three straight Super League Grand Final triumphs By Marc Bazeley at Old Trafford Last Updated: 09/10/21 8:31pm St Helens man of the match Kevin Naiqama goes over for his second try Kevin Naiqama signed off his time with St Helens a Super League Grand Final hero as his two tries helped them defeat Catalans Dragons 12-10 at…

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Ryan Bowman: Shrewsbury forward taken to hospital after suffering heart palpitations | Football News

Shrewsbury Town forward Ryan Bowman was taken to hospital after suffering heart palpitations during their League One match against Ipswich. Bowman was substituted in the 35th minute of the 2-1 loss, assessed by medical staff, and then sent to a local medical facility for checks. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Shrewsbury Town boss Steve Cotterill says he is worried about Ryan Bowman after the forward had to be taken to hospital for checks following heart palpitations Shrewsbury boss Steve Cotterill said: “He had heart palpitations.…

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LPGA Tour: Free live Sky Sports YouTube stream from Cognizant Founders Cup in New Jersey | Golf News

All four rounds of the LPGA Tour event are live on the Sky Sports Golf YouTube channel; coverage starts from 6pm on Saturday and is also live on Sky Sports Golf. By Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 09/10/21 5:50pm Nelly Korda returns to action this week at the Cognizant Founders Cup, with coverage of the LPGA Tour event available for free via Sky Sports’ live YouTube stream. The world No 1 headlines a strong field at Mountain Ridge Golf Club in West Caldwell, New Jersey, her first appearance since being…

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Cesarewitch: Buzz lands Newmarket handicap for Nicky Henderson as Oisin Murphy returns with a winner | Racing News

Buzz provided Nicky Henderson with his third victory in the Cesarewitch, and a welcome success too for champion jockey Oisin Murphy at Newmarket. It is 18 years since Henderson first claimed this prestigious staying handicap with top-class hurdler Landing Light, while popular veteran Caracciola added his name to the roll of honour in 2008. Willie Mullins, who has taken over from Henderson as the most successful trainer at the Cheltenham Festival in recent years, fielded six runners in his bid for a joint-record fourth straight Cesarewitch success. It looked as…

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Canonized takes Rockingham prize to cap busy campaign | Racing News

Canonized signed off her busy season with a Listed victory in the Coral Beaten-By-A-Length Free Bet Rockingham Stakes at York. William Haggas’ filly was last seen finishing a neck runner-up in the Group Three Firth Of Clyde Fillies’ Stakes at Ayr in September, when she was running for the second day in succession, and has gone close in a string of black-type contests throughout her 2021 campaign. This time she was not for beating, battling up the centre of the track under Tom Marquand to prevail by three-quarters of a…

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La Palma: Lava engulfs more buildings on Spanish island

Lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano, which has been erupting since 19 September, has destroyed more homes and buildings. Earlier this week, two new vents that opened up in the volcano caused further eruptions. One local volcano expert has said the newly opened fissures have partially collapsed, causing the lava to flow in multiple directions. Authorities have closed the local airport for the second time since the volcano started to erupt. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Arsenal Women’s lightning start just the beginning for new new head coach Jonas Eidevall | Football News

“There’s a big misconception in football that everyone is motivated just by trophies and results, and I think most of us are are at some point, but when I talk to people and look at myself, that’s normally not the biggest motivator.” Make no mistake. Jonas Eidevall and his new Arsenal side want to win matches – and trophies. Heck, they racked up nine in a row prior to Tuesday night’s 4-1 Champions League humbling by Barcelona in Spain. But there is no tactics board big enough to explain the…

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Nobel Peace Prize ‘for Russian journalists who lost their lives’

Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov has told the BBC he is dedicating the Nobel Peace Prize, which he was awarded jointly with Filipino journalist Maria Ressa, to Russian journalists who have been killed in the line of duty. In an interview with the BBC’s Richard Galpin, Dmitry Muratov described the situation with independent media in Russia as “very, very difficult and complicated” and criticised legislation which he said was “aimed at restricting the freedom of the press”. In the last few months, dozens of Russian journalists and media outlets have been…

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