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Local people named on Queen's birthday honours list

Local people named on Queen's birthday honours list

Emma Thompson has been granted a damehood for services to drama, while Kenny will now been known as Sir Kenny Dalglish for his "services to football, charity and the city of Liverpool". Anthony Joshua has received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Alpine skier Menna Fitzpatrick, Britain's most successful winter Paralympian, is the youngest on this year's list at just 20. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mickelson happy with mind control during 66 in Memphis

Mickelson happy with mind control during 66 in Memphis

Mickelson and Koepka headline the group at 4 under, with the latter preparing to defend his U.S. Open title next week in NY. Second-ranked Dustin Johnson was at 67 with Retief Goosen, Scott Stallings and seven others. His approach shot there landed on the edge of the water hazard and Johnson stripped off his right shoe and sock to take his stance with one foot in the muddy water - then saw his wedge shot find the hole. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mithali Raj becomes first Indian cricketer to score 2,000 T20I runs

Mithali Raj becomes first Indian cricketer to score 2,000 T20I runs

Mithali Raj, who made her global debut at the age of just 17, against Ireland in 1999, made an stunning impact by scoring a hundred in her first game in national colours. In addition, India defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets to come back to winning ways. BCCI also congratulated Mithali Raj on her achievement. Mithali Raj is also the leading run-scorer in women's ODIs with 6373 runs from 194 ODIs. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rare Chance for India to Win Away in England & Australia: Chappell

Rare Chance for India to Win Away in England & Australia: Chappell

If it weren't for the fact that Alastair Cook's numerous partners have been under intense scrutiny , Cook himself would be in jeopardy", Chappell wrote. "Their inability to unearth a genuine pace bowler is a greater problem when they are overseas, but if the late United Kingdom summer is hot and dry, they will also need someone who can shake things up on home pitches in an attempt to dramatically change the course of a game", Chappell opined. Consulte Mais Informação

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Manchester United Keep Tabs On Alex Sandro As Juventus Offer New Deal

Manchester United Keep Tabs On Alex Sandro As Juventus Offer New Deal

Under the Portuguese, United have signed a mix of world-class footballers at the peak of their powers and players with the potential to be world-class in the next few years, should their development continue. But, Manchester United have now had to concede defeat in pursuit of the 24-year-old, who has chosen to join Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande on a six-month loan deal instead, where Fabio Cannavaro will be hoping he can inspire the team to its eighth successive league ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Crawford scores TKO over Horn, wins WBO welterweight title

Crawford scores TKO over Horn, wins WBO welterweight title

The WBO welterweight title is on the line Saturday night in Las Vegas. Horn, defending his title and best known for his controversial win over Manny Pacquiao past year, never looked in Crawford's class. With the win Crawford claimed a world title in a third weight division. A former WBO lightweight world champ, Crawford made the move up to welterweight in impressive fashion. Consulte Mais Informação

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England U21s claim third successive Toulon Tournament title

England U21s claim third successive Toulon Tournament title

Woodman and Armstrong helped England's Under-20s win the World Cup last summer. Dael Fry drew them level and Kieran Dowell completed the turnaround just before the interval as England made it a hat-trick of Toulon successes. Goalkeeper Freddie Woodman then saved Francisco Cordova's drive. Mexico dominated the second half, but England defended resolutely and nearly made the result safe when Swansea striker Tammy Abraham sent a shot against the outside of the post after a jinking run from ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ricciardo impressed by Mercedes pace on harder tyre

Ricciardo impressed by Mercedes pace on harder tyre

Red Bull boss Christian Horner has hinted that Red Bull Racing is ready to take a gamble on Honda power units for the 2019 Formula 1 season, with a decision set to be made before the Austrian Grand. In spite of the head-butt threat- which Verstappen did not follow through on - Ricciardo said he thinks his teammate can handle the pressure. And I don't need to change my approach - it's just a little bit more finesse I guess. Consulte Mais Informação

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Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown victor after Belmont victory

Justify becomes 13th Triple Crown victor after Belmont victory

Jockey Mike Smith wore the colors of the China Horse Club, one of Justify's owners, on race day; the red outfit with yellow starts resembled the Chinese flag, as the China Horse Club's seeking to grow the sport there. The concern was for naught. It was the first time Justify runs on a dry track in the Triple Crown series. The horse, part owned and named after star Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski , was in last place early in the race, but stormed back towards the front at the end, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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LaLiga President: We Would Overcome Cristiano Ronaldo's Exit

LaLiga President: We Would Overcome Cristiano Ronaldo's Exit

But why can't Neymar come and Cristiano stay? He reportedly isn't happy with being paid significantly less than fellow stars Lionel Messi and Neymar , with the latter rumored to be of interest to Real Madrid . Manchester United's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho recently said that having Ronaldo in the squad gives Portugal an edge at the World Cup. The world-record signing, at almost £200m, had a high-profile spat with Edinson Cavani over penalty taking duties, and Unai Emery found ... Consulte Mais Informação

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