Cristiano Ronaldo phenomenal in saving Man Utd again but result papers over the cracks, says Paul Merson | Football News

Paul Merson lauded Cristiano Ronaldo’s “phenomenal” equaliser against Atalanta as “one of the best finishes of all-time” but insisted the 2-2 draw merely papers over the cracks for Manchester United. Ronaldo, who had earlier finished off a flowing team move to cancel out Josip Ilicic’s opener, rescued a point for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with a stunning volley in the second minute of stoppage time after Duvan Zapata had put Atalanta back in front. Ronaldo’s latest heroics come just two weeks after he scored the winner in the reverse fixture…

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Kenyan nabbed with 50 capsules of cocaine in stomach at BIA – The Island

Regardless of Sabry’s concerns, govt. going ahead with ‘One Country, One Law’ project By Ifham Nizam and Shamindra Ferdinando No sooner had Justice Minister Ali Sabry, PC, indicated his intention to quit his Cabinet portfolio over the appointment of BBS General Secretary Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara as Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) to spearhead ‘One Country, One Law’ initiative than the controversial monk said that their responsibility was to ensure that the country had one law. Minister Sabry is expected to make an announcement this week. Ven. Gnanasara, yesterday,…

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Atalanta 2 – 2 Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued Manchester United in the Champions League yet again as his injury-time equaliser gave them a little-deserved 2-2 draw at Atalanta. United’s fond memories of their 3-0 win at Tottenham on Saturday were banished inside 12 minutes when Josip Ilicic fired Atalanta ahead from Duvan Zapata’s cross, with help from David De Gea’s fumble of the Slovenian’s relatively straightforward effort. A fine one-touch move pulled United level at the end of a familiarly uninspiring first half when Bruno Fernandes’ perfect backheel teed up Ronaldo to take a touch…

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Alun Wyn Jones, Taulupe Faletau and Ross Moriarty out of Wales’ autumn internationals | Rugby Union News

Wales statement: “The scans revealed that neither Jones nor Moriarty will be able to participate further in the Autumn Nations Series, and will therefore be released from the squad. Both players will require surgery with an estimated recovery period of a number of months respectively.” Last Updated: 02/11/21 8:00pm Alun Wyn Jones sustained the shoulder injury in the defeat to New Zealand Alun Wyn Jones, Taulupe Faletau and Ross Moriarty have been ruled out of Wales’ remaining autumn internationals. Scans showed both Jones and Moriarty will require surgery after picking…

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Ambassador – designate of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia assumes duties

Ambassador-designate of Sri Lanka to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  Pakeer Amza, assumed duties at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh on 31 October 2021 at a simple ceremony organized by the staff of the Mission. On arrival at the Mission, the Ambassador-designate and spouse were received by the Head of Chancery Dulmith Waruna. Following the National Anthem, the Ambassador-designate, spouse and the officials of the Sri Lanka Mission lit the traditional oil lamp. Subsequently the Ambassador assumed duties at his office. Addressing the staff, Ambassador Amza set…

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Malmo FF 0 – 1 Chelsea

Chelsea moved a step closer to booking their place in the Champions League knockout stages as Hakim Ziyech’s 56th-minute strike was enough to secure a 1-0 victory over Malmo in southern Sweden. Ziyech impressed as he made a case for more regular starting opportunities, scoring his first goal since the European Super Cup win over Villarreal in August as he tucked home from close range after good work from Callum Hudson-Odoi. Malmo had lost their previous six Champions League games by an aggregate score of 28-0 so it was a…

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Hibernian’s Scottish Premiership matches at Ross County and Livingston postponed due to coronavirus outbreak | Football News

Hibernian’s Scottish Premiership matches against Ross County and Livingston have been postponed following a Covid-19 outbreak. The Easter Road club had confirmed two positive cases hours before Saturday’s game against Ross County and due to a number of players being deemed close contacts Hibs were unable to field a team. That fixture was rescheduled for Wednesday but has again been called off after more positive tests at the Edinburgh club. The latest outbreak means Hibernian’s match at Livingston is also off. Image: Jack Ross’ Hibs will next be in action…

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Doc990 merges with MyDoctor to facilitate integrated digital healthcare on one platform – The Island

Speeph by Piyankara Jayaratne, State Minister of Foreign Employment Promotion and Market Diversification, Sri Lanka at the Abu Dhabi Dialogue Sixth Ministerial Consultation, 26th October 2021 in Dubai as Troika Chair. Allow me to address you all in the opening session of the 6th Ministerial Consultation of the Abu Dhabi Dialogue. I’m talking here with great honour and pleasure in this pleasant morning as the Troika member in this hybrid meeting, in the first physical gathering in the post-covid new normal. First of all, I would like to appreciate and…

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Breeders’ Cup: All you need to know ahead of the spectacular two-day meeting from Del Mar | Racing News

The Breeders’ Cup World Championships in Del Mar take place on November 5 and 6, with every race live on Sky Sports Racing. With over 14 races worth in excess of $31 million in prize money over two days, the 2021 Breeders’ Cup meeting promises to be an excellent renewal in the beautiful backdrop of Del Mar, Southern California. Here’s our handy Breeders’ Cup guide ahead of the weekend action, live on Sky Sports Racing. Key races Breeders’ Cup Classic With prize money of $3.3m to the winner and a…

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Daily COVID cases count climbs to 573 today

The daily count of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Sri Lanka moved to 573 today (November 02) as 75 more people were tested positive for the virus, says the Epidemiology Unit. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 542,212. As many as 513,540 recoveries and 13,770 deaths have been confirmed in Sri Lanka since the outbreak of the pandemic. More than 14,900 active cases in total are currently under medical care, official figures showed. Thank you more

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Joe Root: Ben Stokes return a boost for England’s Ashes hopes but all-rounder needs time to find top form | Cricket News

“He’s had a serious injury and he’s got a lot of work to do to get himself back to the Ben Stokes we all know”; says Joe Root; Stokes will be on the plane when England’s Test specialists and Lions squad head for Brisbane on Thursday after ending a self-imposed hiatus from the game By PA Media Last Updated: 02/11/21 4:29pm Joe Root says Ben Stokes will need time to rediscover his best form after returning to the England squad Test captain Joe Root has cautioned that Ben Stokes will…

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