Olivier Giroud earns AC Milan narrow win over Torino in Serie A – European round-up | Football News

Olivier Giroud’s early strike earned AC Milan a narrow 1-0 win over Torino on Tuesday to send Stefano Pioli’s side top of the Serie A standings. In an otherwise uneventful first half, Giroud, starting in place of another veteran Milan forward – Zlatan Ibrahimovic – tapped home his fourth Serie A goal of the season for what proved to be the winner in the 14th minute. Torino striker Andrea Belotti, making his first start for the club since August having recovered from injury, had the visitors’ best chance to level…

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Harry Kane: Burnley’s Jay Rodriguez says the England captain remains the best striker in the country | Football News

Jay Rodriguez says Harry Kane remains the best striker in the country as Burnley prepare to host Tottenham in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. Kane has made a slow start to the season, with just one of his seven goals coming in the Premier League as Spurs struggled in front of goal. But Rodriguez says Burnley won’t be reading much into the England captain’s form as they bid for a place in the Carabao Cup quarter-finals. “I feel he is (the best in the country),” said Rodriguez. “I feel like…

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Doncaster 1 – 1 Cambridge U

Ethan Galbraith’s stunning strike earned Doncaster a 1-1 draw in the battle with fellow strugglers Cambridge. An own goal from Dan Gardner had put Cambridge ahead early on with the visitors then doing an excellent job to stifle Doncaster. Gardner sliced Shilow Tracey’s drilled cross into his own net on seven minutes. Jordy Hiwula should have levelled moments later when he was played clean through but saw his shot blocked by goalkeeper Tomas Holy, who signed on an emergency loan from Ipswich earlier in the day. Sam Smith put a…

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Latvia Women 0 – 10 England

Ella Toone scored her first international hat-trick and Ellen White closed in on Kelly Smith’s all-time scoring record as England Women thumped Latvia Women 10-0 in their World Cup Qualifier. The Lionesses had already registered big wins in September – beating Luxembourg by the same scoreline and putting eight past North Macedonia – and a similar outcome was expected in Riga. It took just 12 minutes for Toone (8,12) to fire England into a 2-0 lead, before White (25) added the third. It was her 44th international goal, going joint-second…

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Emma Raducanu: US Open champion grinds out maiden WTA Tour win at Transylvania Open in Cluj | Tennis News

World No 23 Emma Raducanu seals her first WTA Tour win, having lost in the opening round at previous tournaments in Nottingham, San Diego and Indian Wells; the Kent teenager battles back from a set down to defeat Slovenia’s Polona Hercog in Romania; Cameron Norrie wins Vienna opener By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 26/10/21 7:55pm British No 1 Emma Raducanu defeated Polona Hercog to record her first win on the main WTA Tour US Open champion Emma Raducanu recorded her first WTA Tour match win in gutsy fashion against Slovenia’s…

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Catania: Floods swamp city centre streets as rare storm hits Sicily

A fierce storm has caused powerful floods and at least two deaths in the Sicilian city of Catania. Storms battered southern Italy for a third day on Tuesday, leaving roads completely submerged in parts of the island of Sicily. Forecasters say eastern Sicily is being hit by a rare Mediterranean hurricane, known as a Medicane. Read more: Two dead as storm floods streets of Sicilian city Source link–!Thank You !– more

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FIBA conducts basketball communication workshop in Colombo – The Island

by Rex Clementine Former Sri Lanka rugby captain Chandrishan Perera passed away at the age of 60 after being ill for a while. We leave the rugby experts to talk about his exploits on the field in that sport and discuss here his time with the cricket board. In 1999, when Thilanga Sumathipala launched Sri Lanka Cricket’s first ever media unit, he chose Chandrishan Perera to head the new entity. It was quite a success. This writer’s first meeting of Shan, as he was popularly known, was at the old…

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Walter Smith: Sir Alex Ferguson, Graeme Souness and Steven Gerrard lead tributes | Football News

Sir Alex Ferguson, Graeme Souness and Steven Gerrard have been leading the tributes to former Rangers and Scotland manager Walter Smith, who has died aged 73. Smith briefly worked under Ferguson with Scotland and Manchester United and rejected the chance to do so on a more lasting basis when then Aberdeen manager Ferguson considered an offer from Arsenal in 1986. The two friends both achieved huge success on their own – Smith ultimately won 10 titles with Rangers – before teaming up again at Old Trafford in 2004, where they…

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Sabaragamuwa Senior DIG transferred over assault

Sabaragamuwa Senior DIG Ranmal Kodithuwakku, who was involved in an assault on a suspect has received a transfer. The announcement was made by the Inspector-General of Police, C.D. Wickramaratne in a communique directed to senior police officers today (Oct. 26). Accordingly, SDIG Kodithuwakku has been transferred as the Senior DIG of the Medical Services & Welfare Division. A video clip widely circulated on social media showed a police officer assaulting a civilian. A statement issued by the Police Headquarters stated that an investigation was initiated into the incident. Thank you…

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Matty Cash: Aston Villa right-back switches international allegiance to Poland | Football News

Matty Cash has officially been granted Polish citizenship and could play his first game for the national team next month. Despite growing up in England, Cash qualifies for Polish citizenship through his mother and grandfather. The 24-year-old first spoke to the Polish FA three years ago about the possibility of switching. The change in international allegiance comes following talks between the president of the Polish Football Association, Cezary Kulesza, and the country’s President Andrzej Duda. Paulo Sousa’s team have a World Cup qualifying double-header against Andorra and Hungary in November…

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Live match preview – West Ham vs Man City 27.10.2021

Team news and stats ahead of West Ham vs Man City in the Carabao Cup fourth round on Wednesday; kick-off 7.45pm. Team news West Ham are set to be without Vladimir Coufal for the Carabao Cup visit of holders Manchester City. Coufal is unlikely to be risked as he recovers from a groin injury so Ben Johnson or Ryan Fredericks will deputise at right-back. Club captain Mark Noble, wing-back Arthur Masuaku and forward Andriy Yarmolenko will be pushing for starts with boss David Moyes rotating his squad. Image: Nathan Ake…

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British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship: Wasps, Pulse and Thunder announce squads | Netball News

Watch every moment of the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship live on Sky Sports Arena and Mix from 1pm on Saturday; the competition will also be streamed on the Sky Sports YouTube channel for viewers in the UK and Ireland By Emma Thurston Last Updated: 26/10/21 3:56pm Rachel Dunn will showcase her incredible long-range shooting skills at the Fast5 Championship on Saturday Wasps, London Pulse, and Manchester Thunder have all announced their squads for the British Fast5 Netball All-Stars Championship at the Copper Box Arena in London. The competition will…

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