FA Cup second round draw: Buxton to face Morecambe while Portsmouth draw Harrogate Town | Football News

Buxton will host League One Morecambe in the second round of the Emirates FA Cup. Seventh-tier outfit Buxton are the lowest-ranked team left in the FA Cup, and will take on Morecambe on the first weekend of December. St Albans City’s reward for knocking out League Two leaders Forest Green is a trip to Boreham Wood. Harrogate have the chance to reach the competition’s third round for the first time when they visit 2008 winners Portsmouth. Second-round winners will pick up £34,000 in prize money, with Premier League and Championship…

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Festivalgoers react to the Astroworld crush

Witnesses have shared their recollections from the crowd crush during rapper Travis Scott’s set at Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas. At least eight people died and scores of people were injured on the opening night of the music festival. Some casualties were aged as young as 10. Police have opened a criminal investigation into the deaths and are investigating reports that somebody in the audience was injecting people with drugs. Source link–!Thank You !– more

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Nutrinnovate Lanka to provide healthy nutrition to people with slow intellectual development

A memorandum of understanding was signed last week between the Department of Social Services and Nutrinnovate Lanka Private Limited to provide healthy meals to the people with slow intellectual development, living at Jayaviru Sevana Home, Puwakpitiya, maintained by the Department of Social Services. This event took place at The Vocational Training Centre for Disabled People at Amunukubmura. The memorandum was signed by Chandana Ranaweera Arachchi, the Social Services Director and Bhadra Warsapperuma, the Director of Nutrinnovate Lanka. Nutrinnovate Lanka is the sister company of Nutrinnovate Australia and the sole representative…

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Ken Owens: Wales hooker ruled out of entire Autumn Nations due to injury | Rugby Union News

Ken Owens released from Wales’ Autumn Nations Series squad due to back injury; Wales host Fiji on Sunday before facing Australia on November 20; Wales pitch invader against South Africa given lifetime ban from Principality Stadium Last Updated: 08/11/21 6:35pm Ken Owens will not add to his 82 Wales caps this month Ken Owens will miss Wales’ entire Autumn Nations Series due to a back injury. The British and Irish Lions hooker sat out Saturday’s 23-18 defeat by world champions South Africa, and has now had to withdraw from Wayne…

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Minor flood warning for low-lying areas in Kelani River Basin

The Irrigation Department has issued minor flood warning for low-lying areas in the Kelani River flood plain including in Colombo, Kaduwela and Wattala areas, due to the prevailing heavy rains.  It said that rising water levels have been observed and that Minor Flood Situation is possible at low-lying areas of Kelani River Flood plain situated in Dehiowita, Ruwanwella, Seethawaka, Dompe, Kaduwela, Biyagama, Kolonnawa, Colombo and Wattala DS Division areas. Therefore, the public living in those areas and motorists driving through roads in those low-lying areas are requested to be highly…

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Derby County’s appeal against 12-point deduction for entering administration is adjourned | Football News

Derby County’s appeal against a 12-point deduction for entering administration has been adjourned. The Sky Bet Championship club, who were handed the points penalty in September after entering administration amid ongoing financial problems, were due to appear at an independent arbitration panel this week. A new date for the hearing has not been set. An EFL spokesman said: “The EFL can confirm that the appeal hearing date in respect of the sporting sanction imposed on Derby County for entering administration has been adjourned.” Please use Chrome browser for a more…

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RSF unveils nominees for 2021 Press Freedom Awards

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is unveiling the nominees for the 2021 RSF Press Freedom Awards, which will be awarded on 18 November. Journalists and media outlets from 11 countries have been nominated for the awards that will be given in three categories – journalistic courage, impact and independence. The 12 nominees (four in each category) consist of six journalists, four of whom are women, and six media outlets or journalists’ organisations. They include specialists in investigative journalism in countries where the right to inform is…

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Josh Cullen: Republic of Ireland midfielder determined to stop Cristiano Ronaldo for a full game | Football News

Josh Cullen is determined that the ending will be different this time when the Republic of Ireland look to stop Cristiano Ronaldo. Cullen and his team-mates came within minutes of one of the most famous results in their history in September when they led Ronaldo’s Portugal 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Faro. But the Manchester United superstar, who had earlier seen his penalty saved by teenage goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu, belatedly made his mark with two imperious headers to snatch victory. Speaking as the Republic launched their preparations for…

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Grand Slam of Darts 2021: Fallon Sherrock, Raymond van Barneveld and Michael van Gerwen feature on Saturday night | Darts News

Watch all nine days of coverage from the Cazoo Grand Slam of Darts live on Sky Sports – the action gets under way in Wolverhampton at 1pm on Sky Sports Arena on Saturday, November 13 Last Updated: 08/11/21 6:41pm Raymond van Barneveld is likely to get a rapturous reception on Saturday night when he takes on Michael Smith (Image: PDC) Fallon Sherrock and Raymond van Barneveld will headline the opening night at the Grand Slam of Darts which will also feature Michael van Gerwen vs Lisa Ashton. Last Friday’s draw…

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Inclement weather leaves five dead – The Island

Bangladesh will buy five naval ships from the UK to modernise the armed forces as part of the Forces Goal 2030 as the country aspires to become a developed nation by 2041. “We have decided in principle to buy five naval ships. The objectives of this purchase is to monitor and protect our huge sea frontiers from others who enter our territories for fishing or other purposes,” Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen told this correspondent from London yesterday. The issue was discussed at a bilateral meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister…

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TJ Watt relishing Justin Fields battle as Pittsburgh Steelers host Chicago Bears in MNF | NFL News

Cameron Hogwood Interviews, Comment & Analysis @ch_skysports The Week Nine action in the NFL concludes on Monday night when the Chicago Bears (3-5) take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (4-3) live on Sky Sports NFL from 1.15am in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Last Updated: 08/11/21 5:25pm Can TJ Watt add to his sack tally on Monday night? TJ Watt lives permanently on the radar of opposition quarterbacks and awaits as one of the toughest tests to date in the young career of Justin Fields as the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Chicago…

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Draft bill on compulsory possession of Covid Vaccination Card approved by AG

The draft bill on banning people who have not received both Covid vaccines from entering public places has received the Attorney General’s approval. This has been confirmed by Health Minister Keheliya Rambukwella. Accordingly, the bill will be taken into force, making it compulsory for people to have their vaccination card in possession when entering public places. The compulsory possession of the vaccine card was proposed a few months ago, but no action was taken in this regard due to the significant number of people who…

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