Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Manchester United: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer appointed permanent manager

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer helped Manchester United reach the quarter-finals of the Champions LeagueManchester United have appointed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as permanent manager on a three-year contract. The Norwegian, 46, arrived at Old Trafford on an interim basis in December to replace Jose Mourinho. Solskjaer spent 11 seasons as a United player, scoring the winning goal…

US blasted at UN for recognising Israeli sovereignty over Golan

The United States came under sharp criticism from 14 other United Nations Security Council nations for its decision to recognise Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in violation of international law. The Security Council met on Wednesday at the request of Syria, which in a letter to the council called the US move a "flagrant…

Shrill’s Annie Shouldn’t Be ‘Sorry’ For Simply Existing — And Neither Should You

One of the earliest scenes in Hulu's captivating new series Shrill finds our heroine Annie Easton (Aidy Bryant) watching a plus-sized woman confidently strut out ahead of her into the street as traffic appears to yield only to her. Annie, having been following the woman ever since her assertive sway and bold fashion choices caught her eye,…

Montenegro v England: Tackling racism in society must come first, warns Barnes

'Don't just pick on Montenegro' over racism - BarnesBanning Montenegro or calling for players to walk off the pitch when they hear racist abuse is not the answer to football's problems, according to former England winger John Barnes. England's 5-1 win in Montenegro on Monday was overshadowed by several of their black players being racially…

Syria requests urgent UN Security Council meeting on Golan

Syria is calling on the United Nations Security Council to hold an urgent meeting on the US decision to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday in which the United States recognised Israel's annexation of the strategic plateau, despite UN resolutions recognising the Golan as Israeli-occupied territory.…

Montenegro face racist behaviour charge in Euro 2020 qualifier against England

There should be 'real punishment' for racist abuse - SterlingUefa has charged Montenegro with racist behaviour following the abuse suffered by England players in their Euro 2020 qualifier in Podgorica on Monday. England won 5-1 but the match was overshadowed by racist chanting from some home fans directed at several England players, including Danny Rose.…

Israel-Hamas ceasefire holds amid tense calm in Gaza Strip

Gaza City - A fraught quiet has settled over the Gaza Strip after a night of Israeli air raids on the besieged coastal enclave following a rocket strike on a home in central Israel.  An Egyptian-brokered ceasefire, announced around 19:00 GMT on Monday, was confirmed by a Hamas spokesperson, but the exchange of fire between armed…

Here’s When Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Reportedly Start Production

It looks like the Guardians of the Galaxy could be getting back together sooner rather than later. According to a report via Production Weekly, production on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is set to begin in February 2021. With James Gunn back on board after recently being rehired by Disney to take charge of…

Montenegro v England: Gareth Southgate warns youth of ‘hostile environment’

Eighteen-year-olds Jadon Sancho (left) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (right) played in Friday's win over the Czech RepublicBBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website England's young players need to be prepared for a "hostile environment" when they take on Montenegro in their…

Thailand parties manoeuvre for position amid election confusion

Bangkok, Thailand - Thailand's main political parties were jostling for position on Monday amid confusion about the winner of a weekend poll that was fought under a complicated new voting system including elements of proportional representation. The Elections Commission delayed its announcement on the results from late on Sunday to Monday morning. It was then…
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Diamond League: Caster Semenya wins 800m in Doha two days after...

'I'm a young soul' - Semenya denies retirement rumours Diamond League: Doha Venue: Khalifa International Stadium Date: Friday, 3 May Coverage: TV highlights on Saturday, 4 May, BBC One at 13:15 BST Caster Semenya said "no human can stop me from running" after winning the 800m at the Doha Diamond League meet amid speculation over…

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