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Australian Open: England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff four shots off lead

Ewart Shadoff has a best finish in a major of second in the 2017 Women’s British Open ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open first-round leaderboard -10 M Sagstrom (Swe), H Wei-ling (Tai); -7 N Korda (US), H Nomura (Jap), H Green (Aus); -6 J Ewart Shadoff (Eng); -5 B Law (Eng) Selected others:-3 C Hull (Eng), K Webb (Aus), C Boutier (Fra); +3 M Reid (Eng); +4 G Hall (Eng) England’s Jodi Ewart Shadoff lost her share of the lead at the LPGA Tour’s Women’s Australian Open after a one-over-par 73…

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England’s World Cup-winning keeper Banks dead at 81

STOKE-ON-TRENT, England (Reuters) – Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper in England’s 1966 World Cup-winning team, has died at the age of 81, his former club Stoke City said on Tuesday. Soccer Football – England’s 1966 World Cup winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks passes away – bet365 Stadium, Stoke-On-Trent, Britain – February 12, 2019 Scarves are left on a statue of Gordon Banks outside the stadium Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine Banks won 73 caps for England between 1963 and 1972 and made nearly 200 appearances for Stoke before his playing career was…

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Chinese New Year: Pigs, dragons and pandas on England’s streets

Image copyright Getty Images Thousands of people took to the streets in England to celebrate Chinese New Year. Tuesday may have been the official start of the Year of the Pig but most areas saved their events until Sunday. Flying dragons and dancing lions paraded through city centres including in Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham and Newcastle. In a drizzly London, performers took part in what organisers claim is the biggest celebration outside China. Image caption Newcastle’s parade travelled from Eldon Square to the Chinese Gate at Stowell Street Image copyright PA…

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England in West Indies: How concerned should we be by England’s form?

England have lost two Tests in a series against West Indies for the first time since 1998 The ups and downs of the England Test team are enough to make even the strongest stomach nauseous. From beating the world number ones to abject failure in the West Indies in the space of a few months. Home dominance and travel sickness, all underpinned by a batting line-up more likely to disintegrate than a biscuit in a cup of tea. Yes, skipper Joe Root has some incredibly talented players at his disposal…

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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ – News – Southgate: The NFL aided England’s World Cup

Gareth Southgate attended Super Bowl LIII alongside Messrs Martinez and Moyes He revealed American football helped England thrive at Russia 2018 Southgate hailed the NFL’s strategising and media relations Wondering if there was a secret to England scoring a whopping nine goals from set-pieces at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™? There was. Let us spare you a few guesses… England’s scheme scribbler learned how to get the best from a dead adidas Telstar 18 by studying plays from a leather, prolate spheroid ball. Gareth Southgate attended his third Super…

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England’s secondary school league tables published

Image copyright Getty Images New secondary school league tables for England have been published by the Department for Education. The tables are based on how teenagers in each school performed in their GCSE exams and A-levels last summer. They provide a snapshot of how well each school in the country is performing, by tracking pupils’ progress since they left primary. The information, published by the Department for Education, is based on last year’s exam results. Readers can check how schools in their area have performed through the BBC’s postcode search…

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Rush to fix computers in England’s courts

The Ministry of Justice is rushing to fix IT issues affecting courts across England. Lawyers say trials have been delayed, jurors are unable to enrol and witness statements are inaccessible, . Twitter user @SecretBarrister said the “entire digital infrastructure” of courts had been “broken for days”. The Common Platform, a system shared between the police, the courts and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), was updated last June at a cost of £1bn. In a statement posted a few days ago, the MoJ said: “We would like to apologise to everyone…

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Six Nations: England’s Owen Farrell to undergo minor procedure on thumb

The 27-year-old is still expected to be fit for the Six Nations opener England’s preparations for their Six Nations opener against champions Ireland in Dublin have been hit by an injury to captain Owen Farrell. Farrell, 27, has been withdrawn from Saracens’ Champions Cup match against Glasgow and is having a minor procedure on his thumb on Saturday. Sarries boss Mark McCall says the recovery period is 7 to 10 days. Farrell is still expected to travel to Portugal for England’s training camp next week. More to follow. Source link

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BDO World Championships: Mikuru Suzuki beats England’s Lorraine Winstanley

Lorraine Winstanley won just two legs against Mikuru Suzuki England’s Lorraine Winstanley was beaten 3-0 by Japan’s Mikuru Suzuki in the BDO Women’s World Championship final at the Lakeside. Unseeded Suzuki, 36, becomes the first non-European to win the title as well as the first Asian world champion in either PDC or BDO competitions. Top seed Winstanley, 43, was competing in her first world final but won only two legs against a dominant Suzuki. “It was the best darts I have played this year,” said Suzuki. ‘The Miracle’ Suzuki breezed…

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Cricket: Sir Alastair Cook joins BBC team for England’s West Indies tour

Alastair Cook scored 147 in his last Test match innings against India at The Kia Oval in September Former England captain Sir Alastair Cook has joined BBC Radio 5 live’s cricket team covering England’s 2019 tour of the West Indies. Sir Alastair, England’s highest Test run-scorer, was knighted in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list in recognition of his contribution to the sport. He retired from international cricket in September 2018 and is now set to provide updates and analysis for BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website, the…

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