ICC Women’s World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to retain semi-final hope

ICC Women’s World Twenty20: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh to retain semi-final hope

Siriwardene’s innings proved critical for Sri Lanka in St Lucia ICC Women’s World Twenty20, St Lucia Sri Lanka 97-7 (20 overs): Siriwardene 31, Jahanara 3-21 Bangladesh 72 (20 overs): Joty 20, Atapattu 3-17 Sri Lanka won by 25 runs Scorecard Sri Lanka sealed their first win of the 2018 Women’s World T20 with a 25-run…

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Benjamin Mendy: Man City full-back undergoes knee surgery

Benjamin Mendy: Man City full-back undergoes knee surgery

Mendy has made 12 appearances for City this seasonManchester City full-back Benjamin Mendy has had surgery on the cartilage in his left knee. No timescale has been given on the 24-year-old’s return to action. Mendy missed seven months of City’s Premier League-winning campaign last season after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.…

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Wayne Rooney: England record goalscorer to be captain during farewell appearance

Wayne Rooney: England record goalscorer to be captain during farewell appearance

Disappointing to see Rooney have to defend his inclusion – SouthgateEngland’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney will captain the side and wear the number 10 shirt when he comes on to make his farewell appearance. Rooney, 33, retired from international football in 2017 but will win his 120th and final cap in a friendly against the…

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Conor McGregor suspended from UFC on medical grounds

Conor McGregor suspended from UFC on medical grounds

McGregor was beaten in the fourth round by NurmagomedovConor McGregor has been suspended for a month on medical grounds after his UFC 229 defeat by Khabib Nurmagomedov. McGregor was beaten in Las Vegas when he tapped out in the fourth round following Nurmagomedov administering a rear-naked choke. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sanctioned the bout…

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England to face under-strength South Africa at Twickenham

England to face under-strength South Africa at Twickenham

Full-back Willie le Roux will miss South Africa’s match with England on 3 November at TwickenhamEngland will face an under-strength South Africa next month after Premiership Rugby reiterated its policy not to release English-based Springboks for the match. It means the Boks will be without stars including Sale scrum-half Faf de Klerk and Wasps full-back…

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Russia internationals Aleksandr Kokorin & Pavel Mamaev investigated over attack

Russia internationals Aleksandr Kokorin & Pavel Mamaev investigated over attack

Kokorin (left) and Mamaev (right) played together for Russia at Euro 2016Two Russia internationals are under investigation over an attack on a civil servant in a cafe in Moscow. Zenit St Petersburg’s Aleksandr Kokorin and Krasnodar’s Pavel Mamaev are said to have attacked trade ministry official Denis Pak, leaving him needing medical treatment. Russia’s interior…

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