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The Smith drawback – how can England dismiss the perfect batsman on this planet?

The Smith problem – how can England dismiss the best batsman in the world? “England have gotten to do away with Steve Smith.” The duty – described by former England captain Michael Vaughan – sounds easy. Carrying it out is something however. Australia skipper Smith nearly single-handedly rescued his aspect from the depths of 76-Four within the first Ashes Take a look at. In making an unbeaten 64 that carried

Robinho given nine-year jail sentence for rape

Robinho given nine-year prison sentence for rape Brazilian footballer Robinho has been sentenced to 9 years in jail for participating within the gang rape of a lady in Milan in 2013. An Italian court docket dominated the 33-year-old and 5 different Brazilians assaulted the Albanian girl, who was 22, after plying her with alcohol in a nightclub. The ahead, who left AC Milan in 2015 after 5 years, was not

&#Zero39;We simply need to get on the market&#Zero39; – Root says England prepared for Ashes

'We just want to get out there' – Root says England ready for Ashes Australia v England, first Ashes Check Date: 23-27 November Time: 00:00 GMT Venue: Gabba, Brisbane Protection: Ball-by-ball Check Match Particular commentary on BBC Radio 5 stay sports activities additional, Radio four LW and the BBC Sport web site. Stay textual content commentary on the BBC Sport web site and app. Full coverage Captain Joe Root says

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd striker to pay US police over noise complaints

Romelu Lukaku: Man Utd striker to pay US police over noise complaints Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has agreed to pay compensation to Beverly Hills police after they responded to 5 noise complaints at a home he was renting in the summertime. The 24-year-old was arrested in July – the week earlier than United signed him from Everton for an preliminary £75m. The Belgian can pay $450 (£340) to reimburse

Former Wimbledon champion Novotna, 49, dies

Former Wimbledon champion Novotna, 49, dies Media playback isn’t supported on this gadget Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died on the age of 49. The Girls’s Tennis Affiliation stated Novotna, who had most cancers, “died peacefully, surrounded by her household”. The Czech participant had misplaced within the Wimbledon remaining in 1993 and 1997 earlier than profitable the Grand Slam event in 1998 by beating Nathalie Tauziat. Novotna captured the

Moyes loses at Watford in first sport as West Ham boss

Moyes loses at Watford in first game as West Ham boss David Moyes’ West Ham reign started with a 2-Zero defeat by upwardly cell Watford at Vicarage Highway. The Scot’s hopes of a successful begin in his 500th Premier League sport as a supervisor have been dashed by targets in both half from Will Hughes and Richarlison that left his new membership within the backside three and the dimensions of

England hammer luckless Australia

England hammer luckless Australia Media playback shouldn’t be supported on this machine Autumn Check England (6) 30 Tries: Daly, Joseph, Could, Care Cons: Farrell 2 Pens: Farrell 2 Australia (Zero) 6 Pens: Hodge, Foley England made it 5 wins on the bounce over a resurgent Australia as a late trio of exhilarating tries noticed them battle to a controversial victory. The Wallabies misplaced their captain Michael Hooper and full-back Kurtley

ATP Finals: Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares beat Lukasz Kubot & Marcelo Melo to achieve semis

ATP Finals: Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares beat Lukasz Kubot & Marcelo Melo to reach semis Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno Soares made it via to the semi-finals with victory over prime seeds Lukasz Kubot and Marcelo Melo on the ATP Finals in London. Fourth seeds Murray and Soares knew that solely a win would do in opposition to a pair who had already certified, and so they prevailed

Younger followers 'want extra assist' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes

Young fans 'need more help' to go to matches – Stoke boss Hughes Media playback shouldn’t be supported on this machine Younger followers want “extra assist” from golf equipment to have the ability to go to matches, says Stoke Metropolis boss Mark Hughes. The BBC’s annual Value of Soccer research discovered that 82% of 18 to 24 yr olds mentioned the price of tickets was an impediment to them going

My life was a dwelling hell says Wiggins after investigation dropped

My life was a living hell says Wiggins after investigation dropped Sir Bradley Wiggins mentioned his life was “a dwelling hell” throughout an investigation into allegations of wrongdoing at British Biking and Staff Sky. On Wednesday, UK Anti-Doping mentioned there would be no charges over a “thriller” medical package deal delivered for Wiggins on the Criterium du Dauphine in 2011. Wiggins, 37, mentioned the investigation “felt nothing lower than a