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31 июля, 03:09

Urawa Reds fire coach Petrovic after poor run

Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds said they have fired coach Mihailo Petrovic after a poor run of form saw the former Asian champions slip to eighth in the J.League…

31 июля, 01:47

England’s Mark Sampson proud of Jodie Taylor’s ‘obsession with scoring goals’

• ‘She puts so much work in for team, we are very fortunate to have her’• Manager says Euro 2017 semi-final against Holland will ‘be great test for us’Mark Sampson paid tribute to Jodie Taylor after Euro 2017’s leading scorer propelled England into Thursday’s semi-final against Holland.“This is not luck, this is not just down to ability, Jodie has an obsession with scoring goals and we are so, so proud of her,” the Lionesses coach said. “She puts so much work in for the team, too, we are very fortunate to have her.” Continue reading...

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31 июля, 01:44

CHOOSE THE FORM OF YOUR DESTRUCTOR METAPHOR: Is the Trump White House a real-life (or surreal) versi…

CHOOSE THE FORM OF YOUR DESTRUCTOR METAPHOR: Is the Trump White House a real-life (or surreal) version of his Apprentice TV show, is it a rehash of Good Night and Good Luck, or is it Glengarry Glen Ross?  Or perhaps, like New Shimmer, it’s a bit of all of the above. But it’s certainly never […]

30 июля, 23:09

Adam Peaty vows to get faster as GB win seven medals at world championships

• British swimmers finish competition second in medal table• ‘He’s a gentleman, he’s humble, he’s a lion,’ says head coachAdam Peaty vowed to continue improving after taking Great Britain’s medal haul to seven at the world championships in Budapest.Peaty, James Guy, Chris Walker-Hebborn and Duncan Scott took silver behind the United States in the 4x100m medley relay on the final day of competition in Budapest to leave Great Britain second in the medal table, also behind the US. Continue reading...

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30 июля, 22:00

Friend of Diana urges Channel 4 to scrap 'intrusive' documentary

Rosa Monckton will tell the broadcaster that use of the ‘Diana tapes’, revealing conversations recorded by the Princess of Wales’s speech coach, is ‘outrageous’One of Princess Diana’s closest friends is writing to Channel 4 bosses asking them to scrap a forthcoming documentary using private video footage which includes Diana talking about about her sex life with Prince Charles.Rosa Monckton, a confidante of Diana’s until she was killed in a Paris car crash 20 years ago next month, will argue that the confessional videos that Diana made as part of a course of speech coaching amounted to therapy and that using them is an “intrusion” and “outrage” that betrays Diana’s right to privacy. Continue reading...

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30 июля, 20:36

Wigan hold off Salford to secure Challenge Cup final date with Hull

• Wigan 27-14 Salford• Wembley showdown will be repeat of 2013 finalLee Radford has got his wish. The Hull coach will have a chance to right the wrongs of the 2013 Challenge Cup final when Wigan were supreme in a 16-0 triumph, after the Warriors battled past Salford on Sunday to set up a rematch of four years ago.For Hull, the prize is back-to-back Challenge Cups for the first time in their history, but Wigan are now one win away from a 20th success in the competition. Shaun Wane, the Warriors’ coach, said: “We’ll need to improve ahead of the final. On our day, though, we can challenge anyone.” Continue reading...

30 июля, 19:01

Diana’s words on failed marriage on UK TV

Footage of the late princess Diana pouring her heart out about her failed marriage with Prince Charles will air on British television for the first time, a channel confirmed yesterday.

30 июля, 17:43

Ten Years and Four Days Ago at Grasping Reality: July 26, 2007

**Worth Remembering**: * Iraq Coverage Right-Wing Slime Machine Watch (Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps?) : "Fighting in a war does not take you into Red Badge of Courage territory... looking into the abyss by fighting in the war allows the abyss to look into him.... The person I know of who has put it best is science-fiction/fantasy writer David Drake, a good chunk of whose work is best classified as horror and is really about his experiences as an interrogator in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the 'Blackhorse', when it went through the Cambodian market town of Snuol..." * Tyler Cowen Quotes Tim Blanning on a Coach and Four : "London-to-Manchester by land in 1750 was like London-to-Sidney by air today in lots of ways. Tyler Cowen sends us to Tim Blanning.... 'Four or six draught animals were needed to pull a coach and they had to be changed every 6 to 12 miles, depending on the condition of the roads. In England it was calculated that one horse was needed for every mile of a journey on a well-maintained turnpike road. So, for the 185 miles from Manchester to London, 185 horses had to...

30 июля, 14:51

Why DeShone Kizer is a Threat to Win NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year

Scouts described NFL Draft prospect DeShone Kizer as raw. Now it looks like the former Notre Dame quarterback will be a Rookie of the Year contender.

30 июля, 12:00

South Africa end day four on 117-4 as they chase England target of 492 – as it happened

Paul Allott set to become director of cricket at LancashireThe Recap: sign up for the best of our sport coverage 7.09pm BST So, 375 still left to get for the least likely victory. But having slumped to 52-for-4 early, with Stokes on fire with two in two balls, it looked for a moment like there wouldn’t be a fifth day. Gutsy from Elgar; competent Bavuma. A massive journey to survive three sessions, but these the only two who could realistically steer such a thing. All that said, England have shown again today they have considerable firepower. They really should go ahead in the series 2-1 tomorrow.Righto, that’s us for today. On behalf of Vish and myself, thanks for your company as always. You’ll have Rob Smyth and Daniel Harris steering the ship from 10:30am in the morning. Until then, have a nice night. 7.06pm BST 38th over: South Africa 117-4 (Elgar 72, Bavuma 16). Okay, 7pm nearing, so it’ll be Broad for the final over of the day. He’s up at 85mph by the middle of the set, so he’s bending that one-year-older back of his. And angling into Bavuma, moving away the way he does better than anyone. But nothing doing. Stumps. A single around the corner means Bavuma will be up the business end when they return tomorrow. Continue reading...

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30 июля, 11:01

Lee Bowyer: 'My life has changed – I don't need to justify myself to anybody'

The former Newcastle and Leeds midfielder is now assistant manager at Charlton, where he started his career more than 20 years agoIt becomes easier to understand what drove Lee Bowyer back into football when he describes his frustration at the outlook held by the school his eight-year-old twins, Charlie and Amelie, first attended. “It was all about taking part,” he says. “And I’m like: ‘That’s not life’. You should want to win, want to be the best at whatever you set out to do. You have to have that balance where you know that winning is good.”Bowyer was ultra-competitive as a player – too competitive, Terry Venables once told him – but the thought of transferring those instincts to the coaching side rarely occurred. Yet here he is, in an office at Charlton Athletic’s training ground, almost a month after being named assistant manager at the club where he started out. It is, he says more than once, “a fairytale” when he stops and thinks about it, particularly given that he had never formed a long-term plan to stay involved in the game. Continue reading...

30 июля, 00:29

England’s Mark Sampson ramps up mind games for France Euro 2017 clash | Louise Taylor

The Lionesses have not beaten France since 1974 but their bullish coach is confident of quarter-final victory on SundayA late Gothic weigh-house sits in the middle of Deventer’s handsome main square. Alongside it hangs a copper cauldron once used to perform gruesome executions involving miscreants being submerged in boiling water.Happily behavioural norms in this charming former Hanseatic trading town on the river Ijssel in the Netherlands are much modified these days. Even so, should the simmering verbal contretemps between Mark Sampson and Olivier Echouafni spill over into the technical area on Sunday night, there would surely be few objections to a vat of iced water being chucked over the pair. Continue reading...

29 июля, 22:01

Looking for a Job? Don’t Waste Your Money on These Job Search Expenses

For every reasonable job search expense, there’s one that’s equally pointless. Here are 11 ways you might be wasting money while trying to get hired.

29 июля, 19:30

Naby Keïta will ‘100%’ stay at RB Leipzig, coach tells Liverpool

• Ralph Hasenhüttl: ‘Keïta is more focused on us and has more fun now’• RB Leipzig in London for Emirates Cup, where they lost 1-0 to SevillaRB Leipzig’s coach, Ralph Hasenhüttl, has delivered a shattering blow to Liverpool’s hopes of signing Naby Keïta by describing the chances of him moving to Anfield as “null”.His confidence that the Guinean midfielder will stay at the Bundesliga club did not even offer a sliver of encouragement to Jürgen Klopp. “The chance [of Keïta leaving] is null,” said Hasenhüttl. “It’s 100% clear that Naby will play this year in Leipzig. At the beginning of the transfer period we said we would start with the same team and of the players we had last year no one will go. That would be our answer now also. For us everyone can see how important Naby Keïta is for our game. It’s 100% sure that he will be with RB Leipzig in the Champions League.” Continue reading...

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29 июля, 16:04

Ivan Perisic will stay at Internazionale, says coach Luciano Spalletti

• Croatian winger had been linked with a move to Manchester United• Spalletti: there has been ‘no significant contact’ from other clubsInternazionale’s coach, Luciano Spalletti, insists Ivan Perisic will remain at the San Siro next season, despite the Croatian winger being linked to Manchester United this summer.Perisic had reportedly been intent on leaving Italy for Old Trafford but Inter have taken him on their pre-season tours and Spalletti now appears unwilling to consider any sale. Continue reading...

29 июля, 15:06

How tax breaks could break tax reform

Hundreds of special tax provisions for groups of all stripes litter the tax code, and clearing them out won't be easy.

29 июля, 00:24

The Best College Baseball Programs in America

Choosing the right school is about more than the quality of the sports programs. Here are the 10 best all-around college baseball programs in America.

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28 июля, 18:07

Passenger Rights – Message by Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Transport

The EU is the only area in the world where citizens are protected by a full set of passenger rights – whether they travel by air, rail, ship, bus and coach: http://europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/passenger-rights/index_en.htm

28 июля, 14:20

The forgotten story of … Fred Spiksley, wing wizard, film star and POW escapee | Simon Burnton

Fred Spiksley dazzled as an outside-left, but found his far-reaching coaching ideas spurned in England after success abroad, having also dabbled in film and been embroiled in a wartime escape missionIn the words of James Catton, the greatest football writer of his time, “Fred Spiksley’s control of the ball, his individuality, and his pluck for a man of modest stature, without much weight, were amazing. He did all his ball work with the outside of the right foot. In fact, Fred Spiksley could do almost anything he wanted with either foot, and was a sure marksman. Spiksley as a football player was a wonder.”Ernest “Nudger” Needham, who was to win 16 England caps while at Sheffield United, was part of the Staveley defence that lost 10-0 against Spiksley’s Gainsborough in 1891. “Our captain told me to shift from left to right to stop the outside-left,” he recalled. “I might as well have tried to stop the wind. The outside-left was Fred Spiksley, the finest outside-left I have ever met and whose dribbling was a treat to watch. He could either combine with the others and make openings by lively centres, or cut past the back on the inside to go for goal himself. He could also shoot with either foot. I shall never forget Freddy’s dazzling wing play in 1898, when England beat Scotland 3-1. Ah, Fred was a gem of a player in those days!” Continue reading...

28 июля, 13:04

British Canoeing coach resigns after investigation into sexual assault claims

• Resignation brings end to internal disciplinary process• However police investigation understood to be continuingA coach in British Canoeing’s high-performance team has resigned after an internal investigation into claims of grooming and sexual assault, as revealed by the Guardian last month.In a statement, the national governing body said: “British Canoeing has received the resignation of a member of their performance team who was suspended in December 2016, pending investigation. Continue reading...