Month: June 2021

James Anderson hopes Hundred encourages 'positivity' for England's Test players

James Anderson hopes Hundred encourages ‘positivity’ for England’s Test players

News Fast bowler confirms his role will be promotional-only as he saves energies for red-ball While the rest of the country were glued to TV screens on Tuesday night, watching England’s 2-0 win against Germany at Euro 2020, James Anderson was bowling in the middle with Jon Lewis and Marcus Trescothick – England’s bowling and …

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More top 10 seeds fall at Wimbledon

Wednesday saw three top-10 seeds surprisingly eliminated from Wimbledon. No. 4 Sofia Kenin, the highest-seeded American in the tournament, lost her Round 2 match against unseeded American Madison Brengle. Round 1 also finished on Wednesday after several matches were postponed due to inclement weather. No. 5 seed Bianca Andreescu was defeated in straight sets against …

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It’s official: Rafa Benitez is the manager of Everton Football Club

It would’ve been improbable to contemplate two decades ago, but Rafa Benitez is the manager of Everton. The celebrated former Liverpool boss, 61, has long kept a home on Merseyside despite post-Anfield stops at Real Madrid, Napoli, Newcastle United, Chelsea, Inter Milan, and most recently Dalian Professional in the Chinese Super League. Everton’s announcement of …

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Tour de France 2021: Tadej Pogacar claims dominant time trial win on stage five

Tour de France 2021: Tadej Pogacar claims dominant time trial win on stage five

Defending champion Tadej Pogacar claimed a dominant time trial victory on stage five as Mathieu van der Poel narrowly retained the yellow jersey. Pogacar finished the 27.2km course in 32 minutes – 19 seconds quicker than Stefan Kung in second. The Slovenian’s stunning ride saw him put more time into his rivals and almost claim …

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