Virgil van Dijk: Netherlands defender consoles official after Germany draw

Virgil van Dijk: Netherlands defender consoles official after Germany draw

Virgil van Dijk had scored a 91st-minute equaliser for the Netherlands against Germany before embracing the referee.Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan was consoled by Virgil van Dijk after the Netherlands 2-2 draw with Germany on Monday. Van Dijk’s 91st-minute equaliser ensured the Dutch reached the semi-finals of the Nations League. And the Liverpool defender showed his…

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Mo Farah: Four-time Olympic champion to compete in London Marathon in 2019

Mo Farah: Four-time Olympic champion to compete in London Marathon in 2019

Mo Farah breaks British record time in elite men’s raceBritain’s Mo Farah will run in next year’s London Marathon on 28 April, organisers have announced. The four-time Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion was third in this year’s race, his first over the 26.2-mile distance since quitting the track. Farah, 35, finished in two hours, six…

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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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