Grand Slam of Darts 2021: Peter Wright beats Fallon Sherrock as Michael van Gerwen defeats Lisa Ashton | Darts News

Live coverage continues with another bumper double session of darts on Sunday including Fallon Sherrock against Mike De Decker and Michael van Gerwen vs Joe Cullen – joins us from 1pm on Sky Sports Arena By Paul Prenderville at the Aldersley Leisure Village Last Updated: 13/11/21 11:10pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Peter Wright was in a confident mood after seeing off Fallon Sharrock’s challenge on the opening night of the Grand Slam Peter Wright was in a confident mood after seeing off Fallon Sharrock’s…

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France and Belgium book spots at 2022 World Cup – World Cup European Qualifiers | Football News

Belgium and France both qualified for next year’s World Cup finals with four goals from Kylian Mbappe helping the French demolish Kazakhstan 8-0. The result left France top Group D on 15 points from seven games, four ahead of second-placed Finland, who they visit in their final match on Tuesday. Karim Benzema added two goals while Adrien Rabiot and Antoine Griezmann scored one each to cap an impressive performance at the Parc des Princes and seal France’s berth in next year’s 32-nation tournament in Qatar. The floodgates opened after Mbappe…

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Sao Paulo GP: Lewis Hamilton stars after ‘devastating’ DSQ – how high can he finish race from 10th?

Lewis Hamilton reflects on Brazil punishment and epic fightback in the Sprint, which means he starts race from 10th; Martin Brundle: “He can win from there”; watch Sunday’s Sao Paulo GP live on Sky Sports F1 at 5pm By Matt Morlidge Last Updated: 13/11/21 9:46pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Lewis Hamilton says it was tough to get the news he had been disqualified from qualifying but said ‘you can’t give up’ after finishing fifth after starting at the back of the Sprint grid. Lewis…

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Sao Paulo GP: Valtteri Bottas defeats Max Verstappen in F1 Sprint for Brazil pole, Lewis Hamilton storms to fifth

Lewis Hamilton the star of the show at end of day of high drama as overtaking surge dramatically turns blow of qualifying exclusion around; Mercedes enjoy further boost as Bottas wins from Verstappen; watch Sunday’s Sao Paulo GP at 5pm live on Sky Sports F1 By James Galloway Last Updated: 13/11/21 9:15pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Anthony Davidson takes a look at Lewis Hamilton’s overtakes as he moved from the back of the grid to fifth in the Sao Paulo Sprint Anthony Davidson takes…

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Stuart Hogg disappointed with loss after South Africa beat Scotland | Rugby Union News

“The boys are absolutely devastated about the result. The second half was far from where we needed to be and it cost us.” Last Updated: 13/11/21 8:24pm Stuart Hogg’s Scotland side lost to South Africa Scotland captain Stuart Hogg brushed off his historic double against South Africa as he bemoaned the self-destructive errors that led to a 30-15 defeat. Scotland led the world champions 10-8 at half-time and Hogg gave them hope with his second try, which took him level on 24 with Tony Stanger and Ian Smith on top…

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Dean Smith: Former Villa boss to sign two and a half year Norwich deal on Saturday evening | Football News

Dean Smith will sign a two-and-half-year contract to become Norwich City’s manager on Saturday evening. Terms were agreed verbally earlier on Saturday and all the legal necessities have been passed. Norwich are likely to confirm the deal in the next 24 hours, and the club’s bosses will stress that Smith was their first choice from the start of the process to identify Daniel Farke’s replacement. Farke was dismissed after Norwich beat Brentford 2-1 in their final game before the international break – their first Premier League win of the season.…

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Lewis Hamilton disqualified from Sao Paulo GP in massive title blow and starts F1 Sprint from last

First becomes last for Lewis Hamilton for tonight’s F1 Sprint after Mercedes car thrown out of qualifying results for DRS wing infringement; Max Verstappen inherits first on grid; Verstappen fined heavily for touching Merc rear wing but no grid drop; Sprint live at 7.30pm on Sky Sports F1 By James Galloway Last Updated: 13/11/21 6:30pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Simon Lazeby is joined by Paul Di Resta and Anthony Davidson to explain Lewis Hamilton’s disqualification from Qualifying and Max Verstappen fine at the Sao…

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T20 World Cup final: New Zealand captain Kane Williamson highlights ‘small margins’ ahead of Australia showdown | Cricket News

“The game is full of small margins and throughout if you can win those moments then the game can change very quickly”; New Zealand captain Kane Williamson labelled Australia a “world-class outfit” ahead of the T20 World Cup final in Dubai; watch from 1pm, Sunday on Sky Sports Cricket By Sam Drury Last Updated: 13/11/21 5:26pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Captain Kane Williamson says New Zealand have to play their own style of cricket to beat ‘world class’ Australia in the T20 World Cup…

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Tottenham Women 1 – 1 Arsenal Women

Arsenal needed an injury-time header by Vivianne Miedema to earn a 1-1 draw at Tottenham as the Women’s Super League leaders’ 100 per cent start to the season came to an end. Spurs had appeared on the cusp of a famous win at the Hive Stadium after Rachel Williams’s close-range finish had given the hosts the lead with 25 minutes to go. However, Miedema’s 92nd-minute header saw the leaders gain a deserved point in the end, while the home side stay third in the table. How Spurs ended Arsenal’s winning…

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Match Report – Scotland 15 – 30 South Africa

Makazole Mapimpi and Stuart Hogg scored two tries apiece for South Africa and Scotland respectively but Elton Jantjies slotted three penalties with Handre Pollard adding two and Frans Steyn also adding a long-range effort to punish Scotland Last Updated: 13/11/21 3:05pm Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi leads from the front South Africa’s dominance at the set-piece and at the breakdown laid the platform for a convincing 30-15 win over Scotland Murrayfield on Saturday. South Africa wing Makazole Mapimpi scored two tries but it was the tourists’ forward dominance that laid the…

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Port Vale 1 – 1 Bradford

Lee Angol’s towering second-half header earned Bradford a point in a 1-1 draw at Port Vale. The Valiants had been on course to go joint top of League Two with James Wilson’s goal 10 minutes into the second half. But substitute Angol headed home Matty Foulds’ cross 15 minutes from time to frustrate Vale, who had needed a win to move level on points with leaders Forest Green. After hitting 17 goals in winning four straight games Vale were frustrated in the first half by their mid-table opponents, who created…

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Giovanni van Bronckhorst holds Rangers talks over managerial vacancy at Ibrox | Football News

Rangers have held talks with former player Giovanni van Bronckhorst over their managerial vacancy. The Scottish Premiership champions held talks with Van Bronckhorst, 46, in London on Saturday morning as they search for a successor to Steven Gerrard, who left to take charge at Aston Villa on Thursday. Rangers will hold talks with other shortlisted candidates over the course of this weekend. Former Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes and ex-Rangers player Gennaro Gattuso are not options being considered by the Ibrox club. Gerrard had been in charge of Rangers since June…

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Kevin De Bruyne: Man City midfielder says FIFA’s proposal for biennial World Cup ‘not a bad idea’ | Football News

Manchester City and Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says FIFA’s proposal for a biennial World Cup is “not a bad idea”. Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, now the chief of global football development at FIFA, is leading a consultation on a new international men’s calendar from 2024. Wenger is proposing a major international tournament every June, longer but fewer in-season international breaks and mandatory player rest periods. “At the start of the season, I had a meeting with FIFA and Arsene Wenger to explain to us what they wanted to…

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Portland Trail Blazers president Chris McGowan steps down following investigation into workplace conduct | NBA News

Portland Trail Blazers president and CEO Chris McGowan has stepped down after an investigation into workplace conduct. It comes after news outlets reported the probe stemmed from allegations of workplace misconduct involving Neil Olshey, the team’s president of basketball operations but he was not named in the statement confirming McGowan’s departure. Chief commercial officer and executive vice president Dewayne Hankins will take over as the team’s new president of business operations. McGowan’s resignation is effective on November 26. He released a statement thanking the Blazers organisation and its fans. “It…

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Valerie Gauvin exclusive interview: Everton Women’s football magnet on adjusting to the Women’s Super League | Football News

After a summer of change at Everton, the overhaul continues with the arrival of former Lyon head coach Jean-Luc Vasseur. Ambition is the driver and the Frenchman already has a compatriot at the club who could help bring the success they crave. Valerie Gauvin marked Vasseur’s first game in charge with a goal after coming on as a late substitute. The hope is that the striker’s return to form and fitness could yet see Everton ignite after what has been a difficult start against a backdrop of rising expectation. Vasseur’s…

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T20 World Cup stats: New Zealand and Australia go head-to-head for T20 glory | Cricket News

Benedict Bermange Cricket Statistician Benedict Bermange looks at the key stats and stories ahead of the T20 World Cup final in Dubai; watch New Zealand take on Australia in Sunday’s showpiece, live from 1pm on Sky Sports Cricket and Main Event Last Updated: 12/11/21 5:04pm Australia are featuring in their first T20 World Cup final since 2010 The final of ICC T20 WC 2021 will be a Trans-Tasman affair after the two second-placed group teams made it through the semi-finals to set up a repeat of the 2015 World Cup…

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The Tennessee Titans’ defense has finally become a problem – led by their ‘four-man wrecking crew’ | NFL News

Former first-round pick Jeffery Simmons has been a standout on the Titans’ defense Here comes the Tennessee Titans’ defense, at long last. From every angle, at full throttle, in packs and primed to pin down, chew up and spit out their oft-maligned reputation. The NFL’s recent giant slayers added an MVP candidate in Matthew Stafford and Super Bowl contender in the Los Angeles Rams to their list of scalps in Week Nine following successive victories over the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and Indianapolis Colts, having also knocked off the…

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Sao Paulo GP: Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes under investigation for alleged car infringement in Brazil

Grid penalty could be coming Lewis Hamilton’s way after car is referred to stewards for possible DRS infringement during a qualifying session he topped; Decision to be made on Saturday; But Verstappen also summoned over potential parc ferme breach By Matt Morlidge and James Galloway Last Updated: 13/11/21 2:39am Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes car has been referred to stewards at the Sao Paulo GP due to an alleged DRS infringement during qualifying. Hamilton, who is already set to serve a five-place grid penalty for Sunday’s race, topped qualifying for the F1…

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