Antonio Conte promises Dele Alli the chance to start games for Tottenham – if he shows he deserves it | Football News

Antonio Conte has hailed Dele Alli as a player with “great potential” and has promised him the chance to start games again for Tottenham – if he shows he deserves it. Alli has 12 appearances for Spurs this season but failed to impress Nuno Espirito Santo, with his game time becoming increasingly limited by the end of the Portuguese’s brief reign. Alli also struggled under Jose Mourinho, Nuno’s predecessor, but Conte has positive memories of the 25-year-old from his previous spell in England. Alli scored twice for Spurs when they…

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Mexico City GP: Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes ‘shocked’ by qualifying and now prepare for different Red Bull challenge

Watch Sunday’s Grand Prix in the Mexican capital at 7pm on Sky Sports F1 and Main Event, with build-up from 5.30pm By James Galloway Last Updated: 06/11/21 10:50pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was surprised to qualifying second at the Mexico City Grand Prix. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton was surprised to qualifying second at the Mexico City Grand Prix. Lewis Hamilton said he was as shocked as anybody by Mercedes’ locking out of the front row ahead of Red Bull at the Mexico…

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Mexico City GP qualifying: Valtteri Bottas on pole from Lewis Hamilton as Mercedes stun Red Bull and Max Verstappen

By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 06/11/21 9:47pm Valtteri Bottas will start from pole in Mexico Valtteri Bottas took pole position ahead of Lewis Hamilton in an unexpected Mexico City GP one-two as Mercedes pulled off one of the turnarounds of the season to shock Max Verstappen and Red Bull in qualifying. Completely shifting the momentum Red Bull had built through two days of dominating practice, Mercedes bounced back in extraordinary fashion at a track that had seemingly suited their title rivals and topped all three segments in Saturday’s shootout, with…

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Billie Jean King Cup: Russia claim fifth title with victory over Switzerland | Tennis News

Russia end 13-year drought after Daria Kasatkina and Liudmila Samsonova pick up wins to build an unassailable 2-0 lead over Switzerland and capture the BJK Cup at the O2 Arena in Prague on Saturday night Last Updated: 06/11/21 8:39pm Team Russia ended their 13-year drought to clinch the Billie Jean King Cup Russia claimed the Billie Jean King Cup title as Liudmila Samsonova overcame Olympic champion Belinda Bencic to seal an unassailable 2-0 lead over Switzerland on Saturday. Daria Kasatkina gave Russia the lead with a 6-2 6-4 victory against…

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Wales 18 – 23 South Africa

South Africa claim victory in their first autumn Test of 2021 as a try from Malcolm Marx with seven minutes left, in addition to four Handre Pollard penalties, a Frans Steyn long-range effort and a final Elton Jantjies penalty secured a 23-18 win over Wales in rain-sodden conditions By Michael Cantillon at Principality Stadium Last Updated: 06/11/21 7:42pm The Springboks secured a first Test victory in Cardiff for eight years A crucial late Malcolm Marx try saw the Springboks register a first victory in Cardiff for eight years, as South…

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World amateur No 1 Keita Nakajima wins Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship | Golf News

World amateur No 1 Keita Nakajima can look forward to playing in the Masters next year after a birdie at the second playoff hole saw him pip Taichi Kho to the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship title By Keith Jackson Last Updated: 06/11/21 6:32pm Keita Nakajima won after a two-hole playoff Keita Nakajima earned an invite to the Masters after he edged out Taichi Kho to win the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in Dubai. Nakajima, who was already exempt for the US Open and The 150th Open, holed a 25-foot putt for birdie…

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Novak Djokovic seals record year-end No 1 spot after reaching Paris Masters final | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic overcomes a wobbly start at Bercy against Hubert Hurkacz, who booked the last ticket for the season-ending ATP Finals on Friday, before racing through the second and handling his nerves in the third; he moves past Pete Sampras for most year-end No 1 finishes with seven Last Updated: 06/11/21 4:30pm Novak Djokovic will end the year at No 1 for a record seventh time after reaching the Paris Masters final Novak Djokovic sealed the year-end No 1 spot for a record seventh year after reaching the Paris Masters…

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Biden: Infrastructure bill is ‘monumental step forward’

Of course, promises can be broken – and there’s still the possibility centrists could derail the spending package, either in the House or after it reaches the Senate. In the meantime, however, the infrastructure bill, with hundreds of billions of dollars for roads, bridges, pipes and green energy, has reached the finish line, giving Mr Biden a signature bipartisan legislative victory. Source link–!Thank You !– more

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AG to inform his position on almanac case against Basil to Colombo HC on 11 Nov.

The Attorney General has told the Colombo High Court that his position as regards the maintainability of the almanac case filed against two accused including Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa would be conveyed to the Court on 11 November. The Attorney General filed indictments against Minister Basil Rajapaksa and former Director-General of Divi Neguma Department Kithsiri Ranawaka in the Colombo High Court for allegedly printing five million almanacs with the image of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa thereon, at a cost of Rs. 29.4 million, to be used as election propaganda material…

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Captain Guinness serves up Poplar Square success | Racing News

Captain Guinness got back on track with an emphatic success in the Grade Three Poplar Square Chase at Naas. The six-year-old, trained by Henry de Bromhead, quickly stamped his authority on the two-mile contest after taking the lead at the second-last fence. The 6-5 favourite drew clear of his five rivals in the hands of Rachael Blackmore to score by four and three-quarter lengths from Andy Dufresne. De Bromhead said: “He settled really well, which is key to him, and that is just what we wanted. It’s brilliant for the…

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Sri Lanka detects 482 new COVID cases

The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry says that another 482 persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus today (November 06). The new development moved the total number of COVID-19 cases registered in the country thus far to 544,495. According to official figures, the number of virus-infected patients currently under treatment stands above 15,700. Meanwhile, the total recoveries count is now at 514,912. The death toll from novel coronavirus sits at 13,841. Thank you more

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