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NRL player Luciano Leilua charged with domestic violence offences

North Queensland NRL forward Luciano Leilua has been arrested and charged with domestic violence offences after an alleged incident on Monday. NSW police confirmed they were called to a home around 1pm on Monday after reports of a domestic violence incident. Officers attended and were told a 26-year-old man allegedly assaulted a woman known to […]

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James Maddison could be ‘what England need’ at World Cup, says Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has said it would be a shame if Gareth Southgate does not change his stance on James Maddison and recall the midfielder to his England squad for the World Cup. Maddison scored twice and set up another goal as Leicester overwhelmed rivals Nottingham Forest 4-0 to secure their first win of the season. […]

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Bairstow will not play again until next year after surgery on broken leg

Jonny Bairstow has announced he will not play again this year after undergoing successful surgery on a broken leg and dislocated ankle. The 33-year-old will miss the T20 World Cup in Australia and his country’s Test series in Pakistan after sustaining the injury early last month having slipped during a round of golf. “The actual […]

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Maddison eases Leicester to win to deepen Nottingham Forest’s woes

Just as the conversation around James Maddison’s continued England exclusion was beginning to grow tiresome, he turned in an irresistible display as Leicester City routed rivals Nottingham Forest to move off the bottom of the table and pile the pressure on Steve Cooper, who conceded his team are still adapting to the harshest of surroundings. […]

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Antonio Conte urges Tottenham supporters to trust his team selections

Antonio Conte wants Tottenham to get their north London derby disappointment out of their system before they face Eintracht Frankfurt in the Champions League on Tuesday evening. Spurs slipped to their first Premier League defeat of the season on Saturday as goals from Thomas Partey, Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka secured victory for their arch‑rivals […]

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Slippery tale: anglers accused of using weights and fish fillets to win top contest

The county prosecutor’s office in Cleveland has opened an investigation into an apparent cheating scandal during a lucrative fishing tournament on Lake Erie last week. A video posted to Twitter shows Jason Fischer, tournament director for the Lake Erie Walleye Trail, cutting open the winning catch of five walleye on Friday and finding lead weights […]

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Dolphins say Tua Tagovailoa will miss Jets game after concussion controversy

The Miami Dolphins say Tua Tagovailoa will not play against the New York Jets on Sunday after a series of incidents that sparked debate over the NFL’s concussion policy. The quarterback was taken to hospital after suffering a concussion against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday. He played in that game after many observers believed he […]