Grand Slam of Darts 2021: Falllon Sherrock beats Mike De Decker | Darts News

Gerwyn Price and Ryan Joyce book last-16 places – coverage of the Grand Slam of Darts continues on Monday night, with the final matches from Group A-D, join us from 7pm on Sky Sports Arena By Paul Prenderville at the Aldersley Leisure Village Last Updated: 14/11/21 9:21pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Fallon Sherrock says she felt more relaxed as she stormed to victory against Mike De Decker at the Grand Slam of Darts. Fallon Sherrock says she felt more relaxed as she stormed to…

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Live match preview – N Ireland vs Italy 15.11.2021

Team news ahead of the World Cup qualifier between Northern Ireland vs Italy on Monday; kick-off 7.45pm. To place a bet on either team, head out to sites such as w88fm.com. Team news Northern Ireland manager Ian Baraclough has injury concerns over Stuart Dallas and Paddy McNair, with neither taking part in training on Sunday morning. McNair pulled up with a hamstring problem late in Friday’s 1-0 win over Lithuania. “We’re just going to give them a little more time,” Baraclough said. “With these games coming back to back, thick…

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Starting Lineups – Luxembourg vs Rep Ire

Starting Lineups – Luxembourg vs Rep Ire | 14.11.2021 Luxembourg 1 R Schon 18 L Jans (c) 2 M Chanot 5 V Selimovic 17 M Pinto 8 C Martins Pereira 9 D Sinani 16 L Barreiro Martins 10 G Rodrigues 15 O Thill 11 Y Borges Sanches 12 T Kips 19 A Skenderovic 23 T Martin 22 M Bakare Omosanya 6 D Zambujo Pimentel 3 F Bohnert 14 M Deville 21 S Thill 7 E Veiga 20 M Olesen 4 K Malget Rep Ire 1 G Bazunu 2 S Coleman…

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Geraint Thomas’ bike returned after being stolen during training ride in France | Cycling News

“Lovely ride. Lovely coffee stop in Menton. Except someone nicked my bike,” wrote 2018 Tour de France winner Geraint Thomas on social media; bike was later returned by local police By PA Media Last Updated: 14/11/21 6:49pm Geraint Thomas had an eventful day during a training ride in the south of France as his bike was stolen and later returned by the local police. The 2018 Tour de France winner was forced to take a taxi home when a training run was cut short on Sunday after his bike was…

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T20 World Cup Final: Australia win first title as Kane Williamson’s 85 comes in vain for New Zealand | Cricket News

Kane Williamson score 85 from 48 balls for New Zealand, only for Australia to top the Black Caps’ total of 172-4 in Dubai and win by eight wickets; Mitchell Marsh hits 77 for Aaron Finch’s side as they win maiden T20 World Cup title and leave New Zealand waiting for first triumph Last Updated: 14/11/21 5:41pm Mitchell Marsh hit an unbeaten 77 as Australia won the T20 World Cup Kane Williamson’s batting masterclass came in vain for New Zealand as Mitchell Marsh and David Warner powered Australia to their first…

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Match Report – England – – – Canada Women

Heather Cowell (two, on Test debut), Sarah Bern (two), Claudia MacDonald (two) and Alex Matthews each score tries as Red Roses dispatch of Canada at the Stoop on Sunday; win is a third convincing victory in succession this month for Red Roses after 43-12 and 56-15 wins over New Zealand. Last Updated: 14/11/21 4:47pm Red Roses wing Heather Cowell scored a brace of tries on her England Test debut vs Canada The Red Roses made it three from three in their Autumn Series campaign – and 17 wins in a…

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West Cork just great in Greatwood on day to remember for Team Skelton | Racing News

West Cork shrugged off a 631-day absence to fend off top-weight Adagio and land the Unibet Greatwood Hurdle at Cheltenham. Trained by Dan Skelton and ridden by his champion jockey brother Harry, West Cork had to dig deep in the Grade Three feature – but the 11-1 winner had enough in hand to take the £56,270 first prize. No Ordinary Joe pulled his way to the front going past the winning post for the first time and he was still there as the field turned for home, although there appeared…

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Dysart Diamond secures Listed honours at Punchestown | Racing News

Dysart Diamond was a determined winner of the Listed Frontline Security Grabel Mares Hurdle under Bryan Cooper at Punchestown. The Willie Mullins-trained chestnut has run well in handicap contests from summer through to the autumn and successfully made the step up in grade to score by half a length from Peter Fahey’s Royal Kahala, having started at 7-2. Declan Queally duo Western Victory and The Getaway Star were third and fourth respectively, with Henry de Bromhead’s Dawn Run winner Telmesomethinggirl fifth as the 3-1 favourite. “I’m delighted with how well…

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Imperial Aura set to take Betfair Chase challenge | Racing News

Kim Bailey has put a line through the second half of last season for Imperial Aura and is anticipating a bold show in the Betfair Chase. The eight-year-old began the last campaign with wins at Carlisle and Kempton, but things did not go to plan after Christmas. He unseated David Bass at Kempton and was then pulled up at the Cheltenham Festival, where he ran in the Ryanair Chase. A valid excuse emerged for that, however, and Bailey expects a better performance – although the likes A Plus Tard, Bristol…

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Mino Raiola’s rise from pizzeria worker to becoming a football super-agent | Football News

Perhaps the name of Roderick Turpijn means little to you. He was a Dutch footballer who made a handful of appearances for Ajax in the 1990s before moving on to De Graafschap and drifting out of the professional game by his mid-twenties. No matter. That one transfer had already set him up for life. Turpijn revealed as much in his own account of the deal. In an extraordinary act of brinkmanship, his agent had walked out on negotiations with De Graafschap – then, as now, an unremarkable Dutch team. He…

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Anthony Davis: Los Angeles Lakers ‘not a championship team right now’ | NBA News

Without LeBron James in action many of the frailties of this Los Angeles Lakers team have been nakedly exposed in the last week or so and Anthony Davis – the number two go-to man – is not at all happy. The Lakers were blown out by a Minnesota Timberwolves on a six-game skid after having lost games to the Oklahoma City Thunder and then the Portland Trail Blazers since James went down with an abdominal strain. Overtime wins over the Charlotte Hornets and Miami Heat have not been enough to paper over…

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Conor Gallagher receives first England call-up as Raheem Sterling, Jack Grealish and Jordan Henderson leave squad | Football News

Crystal Palace loanee Conor Gallagher has been called up to the England senior squad for the first time. The 21-year-old midfielder has been rewarded by England manager Gareth Southgate after scoring four goals and adding two assists for Palace this season. Gallagher’s call-up comes as Southgate deals with several absences. Jordan Henderson and Jack Grealish have returned to Liverpool and Manchester City respectively for further assessment on injuries, while Raheem Sterling will miss the match against San Marino on Monday due to a personal matter. Mason Mount and Luke Shaw,…

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Terri Harper and Kid Galahad lost their world championships after both being knocked out | Boxing News

Terri Harper and Kid Galahad’s world championship reigns were dramatically ended by a pair of knockout defeats on Saturday night in Sheffield. Harper lost her WBC super-featherweight title to Alycia Baumgardner before Galahad was beaten for his IBF featherweight title by Kiko Martinez. Harper had looked slower than her opponent from the opening bell and Baumgardner gave her a warning of what was to come with some early, sharp punches. Image: Harper was clocked by a big right hand in the fourth round In the second round Harper was hurt,…

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Luxembourg vs Republic of Ireland preview, team news, stats, live on Sky Sports | Football News

Team news and stats ahead of Luxembourg vs Republic of Ireland in Group A of UEFA World Cup qualifying on Sunday, live on Sky Sports (kick-off: 7.45pm). Team news Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny is hopeful Andrew Omobamidele will be fit. The 19-year-old Norwich defender missed Thursday night’s 0-0 Group A draw with Portugal in Dublin as he nursed an Achilles problem, but was due to train at the Stade de Luxembourg on Saturday evening. Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Kenny said: “Andrew Omobamidele, we’ll assess him in…

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Mahela Jayawardene to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene, former South Africa all-rounder Shaun Pollock and ex England batter Janette Brittin will be inducted into the ICC Hall of Fame before the T20 World Cup final gets underway here on Sunday. The three cricketers will be formally inducted by fellow ICC Hall of Famer, Sir Clive Lloyd, before the much-anticipated final between New Zealand and Australia starts at the Dubai International Stadium. The ICC Hall of Fame recognises the achievements of the legends of the game from cricket’s long…

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Plymouth Argyle goalkeeper Mike Cooper reports homophobic slurs at Accrington | Football News

Plymouth Argyle goalkeeper Mike Cooper has reported hearing homophobic slurs during Saturday’s League One match at Accrington Stanley. Accrington are investigating the matter and say they will take ‘appropriate action’ if required. Plymouth won 4-1 to take over at the top of the League One table After the match, Argyle released a statement that read: “During the second half of our Sky Bet League One fixture at Accrington Stanley, one of our players reported being subjected to consistent homophobic slurs from a small number of supporters within the stadium. “Plymouth…

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Eddie Jones hails England’s adaption after 32-15 win over Australia | Rugby Union News

England had faced a disrupted build-up to the clash with Australia, but head coach Jones was pleased with how his side overcame that. “I was pleased with the way we adapted our game and fought through it,” he said Last Updated: 13/11/21 9:38pm England head coach Eddie Jones was pleased with his side’s adaption in adverse circumstances Eddie Jones was happy to see England adapt after another disrupted week to beat Australia 32-15 and retain the Cook Cup at Twickenham. Joe Marler tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday and fellow…

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Wales 5 – 1 Belarus

Wales moved into second place in World Cup qualifying Group E with a 5-1 victory over Belarus on a night where Gareth Bale won his 100th cap. Wales flew out of the blocks, taking the lead inside two minutes when Aaron Ramsey was on hand to tap home after Ben Davies’ strike was parried into his path. Neco Williams doubled their advantage on 18 minutes when his tame strike somehow squirmed beyond the clutches of Belarus goalkeeper Syarhey Chernik. Bale, who became just the second Welshman to play 100 times…

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