Shakespeare ‘joining England’

Shakespeare ‘joining England’

Sky Sports skysports.com1 day ago Craig Shakespeare will be confirmed as part of Sam Allardyce’s England staff later this week, Sky sources understand. AdChoices Leicester assistant manager Shakespeare started his coaching career at West Brom before working under former Foxes boss Nigel Pearson. © Provided by Sky Sports PA It is understood he will carry out his England role on a part-time basis, while continuing his duties alongside Claudio Ranieri with Leicester, who lost head of recruitment Steve Walsh to Everton…

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England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

Scyld Berry, Cricket Correspondent 3 August 2016 • 7:30am   It is the fashion for an England player to kiss the badge of three lions on his helmet. At Lord’s Pakistan’s Misbah ul-Haq did his famous press-ups, while Azhar Ali sank to his knees and pressed his forehead to the turf at Taunton and Hove in the warm-up games. Whichever way he chooses to celebrate, the first batsman to score a century in the third…

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Champions League play-off draw made

Champions League play-off draw made

Porto will face Roma and Manchester City must overcome former winners Steaua București after the UEFA Champions League play-off draw was made. Play-off draw League route Steaua București (ROU) v Manchester City (ENG) – 16 & 24 August Porto (POR) v Roma (ITA) – 17 & 23 August Ajax (NED) v Rostov (RUS) – 16 & 24 August Young Boys (SUI) v Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) – 16 & 24 August Villarreal (ESP) v Monaco (FRA) –…

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Six-year restriction for former snooker star who gambled away £453,200

Six-year restriction for former snooker star who gambled away £453,200

From: The Insolvency Service First published: 3 August 2016 William Joseph Thorne was handed a 6 year restriction on 01 August 2016 after filing a petition for bankruptcy. William Joseph Thorne has been handed a 6 year bankruptcy restriction from 01 August 2016 for borrowing £453,200 from friends and acquaintances that he had no reasonable expectation of repaying. He spent the money on gambling which has resulted in his bankruptcy which he filed on his…

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MHRA review shows sports supplement industry improvement

MHRA review shows sports supplement industry improvement

MHRA review shows sports supplement industry improvement – Press releases – GOV.UK From: Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency First published: 3 August 2016 MHRA urges people to be cautious whilst an Olympic review of the sports supplements industry highlights improvements As the 2016 Summer Olympics begins, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has carried out a new review of unauthorised medicines being marketed as sports supplements, which shows a reduction of almost…

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England lose first test against Pakistan…

England lose first test against Pakistan…

Is it time the Board of Selectors kept their noses out of it? Pakistan trounced England at the home of Cricket, Lords, by 75 runs yesterday, following what appeared to be a closely contested match between the 2 nations. Before a ball had been bowled, much was made of the decision by the Board of Selectors not to include star bowler James Anderson. Despite support from coaching staff and Captain Alastair Cook, the selectors decided…

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Russia state-sponsored doping across majority of Olympic sports, claims report

Russia state-sponsored doping across majority of Olympic sports, claims report

From the BBC section Sport The report looks into claims dozens of Russian athletes were doped in the build-up to Sochi 2014 Russia operated a state-sponsored doping programme for four years across the “vast majority” of summer and winter Olympic sports, claims a new report. It was “planned and operated” from late 2011 – including the build-up to London 2012 – and continued through the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics until August 2015. An investigation commissioned by…

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