Turkish GP Qualifying: Lewis Hamilton fastest but Valtteri Bottas on pole ahead of Max Verstappen

Lewis Hamilton topped qualifying for the Turkish GP but it is team-mate Valtteri Bottas who will start on pole due to the championship leader’s grid penalty By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 09/10/21 2:28pm Lewis Hamilton topped qualifying for the Turkish GP but it is team-mate Valtteri Bottas who will start on pole due to the championship leader’s grid penalty, with Max Verstappen moved up to the front row. Hamilton is set to start Sunday’s race from 11th as he extracted the most out of the shootout in light of his…

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Live match preview – Chelsea Women vs Leicester Women 10.10.2021

Team news and stats ahead of Chelsea Women vs Leicester Women on Sunday; kick-off 12.30pm. Team news Chelsea could make changes from their midweek Champions League game against Wolfsburg, where they came from 3-1 down to draw 3-3. Leicester will again be missing Charlie Devlin on Sunday due to a persistent ankle injury, while Shannon O’Brien has also picked up an ankle knock and is a doubt. Lachante Paul and Sophie Barker are also unavailable, alongside long-term absentees Abbi Grant and Connie Scofield. Mackenzie Smith is on international duty with…

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Sooriya, CIC Vetcare come forward to sponsor Thilini and Ranthushka

Sun Match (Ceylon) Ltd. with their Sooriya brand of safety matches and CIC Vetcare have come forward to sponsor badminton players Thilini Hendahewa and Ranthushka Karunatilake, Sri Lanka Badminton announced on Friday. Sri Lanka Badminton in a statement said that the National Olympic Committee was instrumental in securing lucrative sponsorships for Hendahewa and Karunathilake after careful evaluation by NOC marketing consultant Rohantha Athukorala. “SLB has been in long drawn out talks with the Ministry of Sports (MOS), as well as the National Olympic Committee (NOC). MOS since Feb 2021 has…

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World Grand Prix 2021: Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton set to collide in thrilling all-Welsh final | Darts News

World Cup partners Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton will do battle for the 2021 World Grand Prix crown Thirty-two players came, now only two Welshmen remain, as World Cup partners Gerwyn Price and Jonny Clayton prepare to lock horns in Saturday’s showpiece World Grand Prix final at the Morningside Arena, Leicester. Price is bidding to follow in Phil Taylor and Michael van Gerwen’s footsteps by becoming the third player in Grand Prix history to defend the coveted title, while Clayton is targeting his first televised ranking crown. ‘The Ferret’ has…

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Turkish GP: Pierre Gasly leads Max Verstappen in wet Practice Three, George Russell spins off

Watch Turkish GP qualifying live on Sky Sports F1 at 1pm, with build-up from 12pm By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 09/10/21 11:18am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player George Russell causes a red flag after beaching his Williams during a wet P3 of the Turkish Grand Prix George Russell causes a red flag after beaching his Williams during a wet P3 of the Turkish Grand Prix Pierre Gasly finished fastest ahead of the Red Bulls in a wet final practice for the Turkish GP, which hinted…

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Nobel Peace Prize: ‘Journalism has never been as important’ says Maria Ressa

Journalist Maria Ressa emphasised the importance of facts in journalism, after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Speaking to the website she co-founded, Rappler, she said :”When you don’t have facts, you don’t have truth, you don’t have trust”. Ms Ressa was one of two winners of this year’s prize, for using her platform to “expose abuse of power, use of violence and growing authoritarianism” in the Phillipines. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Provincial Council Polls cannot be held via Old Electoral System: AG

The Attorney General has informed the Parliament Special Working Committee on Electoral Laws and Reforms that the Provincial Council Election cannot be held via the old electoral system, in what he justified as the passing of a new bill being the only option. Accordingly, the holding of the Provincial Council Election will require a new law. This has been informed to the members of the Working Committee by the Committee Chairman Dinesh Gunawardena. The Provincial Council Election has almost been erased from being held throughout…

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Twenty20 World Cup: Afghanistan appoint Andy Flower as consultant for upcoming tournament | Cricket News

Flower played 63 Tests and 213 one-day international matches for Zimbabwe from 1992 to 2003, then coached England from 2009 to 2014, helping them win the T20 World Cup in 2010; he has also coached in T20 leagues across the world, including the IPL and PSL By Reuters Last Updated: 09/10/21 10:03am Andy Flower remained in the England coaching setup until 2019 Former Zimbabwe captain and England coach Andy Flower has been named the Afghanistan team’s consultant for the Twenty20 World Cup, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said. Flower played…

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Joe Thompson interview: Cancer survivor on why motivational work is more satisfying than football career | Football News

“That moment was amazing,” Joe Thompson tells Sky Sports. “I am never going to get that again. If I could bottle that euphoria and share it with others I would.” He is describing the goal that he scored for Rochdale on the final day of the 2017/18 season. It was his first since making his comeback after being diagnosed with cancer for a second time. It was also the only goal that day against Charlton and kept Rochdale in League One. It was named as one of the sporting moments…

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Sajith warns of breakdown of educational sector

Opposition and SJB leader Sajith Premadasa said last week that the future of the country is in jeopardy since the entire student body is kept away from school owing to the government’s lack of sensitivity in managing the problems of education. Premadasa said the situation is not at all satisfactory with many children unable access the online system that has been active during the pandemic period not receiving a balanced education. Making a special statement in Parliament on Thursday, he said that while the rest of the world has prioritized…

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Jon Gruden: NFL condemns ‘abhorrent’ racial slur Las Vegas Raiders head coach used in email | NFL News

The Wall Street Journal reported Gruden in a 2011 email used a racist trope to describe Smith; the Super Bowl-winning coach, who at the time was working as a television pundit, said he could not specifically recall writing the email but apologised for using the language Last Updated: 09/10/21 8:01am Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden says he is ashamed for insulting DeMaurice Smith The NFL condemned on Friday the racist slur directed at NFL Players Association (NFLPA) chief DeMaurice Smith by Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden describing…

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COVID vaccinations for university students at campuses next week

The five-day COVID-19 vaccination program for university students begins on the 11th of October (Monday), says the Director-General of Health Services. According to Dr. Asela Gunawardena, the vaccinations are conducted at university premises following discussions with the University Grants Commission (UGC) and all vice-chancellors. Regardless of the university they are enrolled in, the students can receive COVID vaccine shots from the university closest to their residential area, the state minister said further. He clarified that university students will be administered the Sinopharm vaccination. Earlier this week, UGC Chairman Prof. Sampath…

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Emma Raducanu: The Briton’s return to the court after her US Open triumph ends in defeat at Indian Wells | Tennis News

US Open champion Emma Raducanu was denied a meeting her her idol Simona Halep after being given a reality check in Indian Wells; Andy Murray ensured there was British success, beating Adrian Mannarino in his first-round match to set up a meeting with Carlos Alcaraz Last Updated: 09/10/21 7:08am Emma Raducanu was denied a dream meeting with her idol Simona Halep after suffering a straight sets defeat against Aliaksandra Sasnovich in Indian Wells on Friday Emma Raducanu was given a reality checked as she stumbled to defeat in her first…

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