Sir Alastair Cook: From captain to knightwatchman

Mere months after walking away from the grind of international cricket, Alastair Cook's record-breaking efforts in an England shirt have been recognised with a knighthood. Not the most stylish of batsmen but unquestionably among the most efficient, the left-handed opener's 12,472 runs in 161 Tests places him among an elite international list. Urned it: Alastair Cook after winning the 2013 […]

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Cook did a ‘health check’ of Cats’ footy department at end of 2018

Geelong CEO Brian Cook instigated "a health check" of the club's football department after the Cats' inglorious exit from this year's finals series. Annoyed at the below-par performance in 2018 when the Cats finished eighth and performed poorly in the finals once again, he led an examination of every aspect of the operations. Cats coach Chris Scott with captain Joel […]

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Bournemouth star Lewis Cook set for nine months out after rupturing ACL against Huddersfield

The England midfielder suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament during Tuesday’s victory over Huddersfield. Cook, 21, underwent scans on the injury on Wednesday when his worst fears were confirmed. The ex-Leeds man was in contention for a Three Lions place next year for the European Championship qualifying campaign after making his debut in March. Cherries boss Eddie Howe said: “We […]

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Thomas Cook evacuates ALL 300 holidaymakers from Egypt hotel where Brit couple died as heartbroken pals fear they suffered carbon monoxide poisoning

Susan Cooper, 64, and John, 69, booked the “holiday of a lifetime” through the travel company. Their bodies were discovered yesterday at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel in Hurghada on Tuesday. It was thought their daughter Kelly, 40, was also taken ill but survived. Thomas Cook tonight announced it has removed all of its holidaymakers from the five-star hotel "as […]

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Farah primed for duel with Cook in milestone match

Robbie Farah lost the South Sydney No.9 jersey to Damien Cook, but has no plans to let him ruin his 250th game for the Wests Tigers. Farah has immense respect for the NSW hooker and Souths, even going as far to sensationally declare the competition leaders ''specials to win the grand final''. Milestone: Robbie Farah will this weekend become the first […]

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Souths' Farah release 'the right thing' – but who backs up Cook now?

South Sydney would never have released Robbie Farah to any club other than his beloved Wests Tigers. And even though they granted Farah his wish, premiership heavyweights Souths have just 10 days to unearth an experienced backup rake to Damien Cook. Farah could have spent the final season of his wonderful career at a club expected to push deep into […]

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NSW hooker Damien Cook benefits from secret sessions with UFC champ

Damien Cook, in his quest to become a better footballer, has done some pretty out-there things. Like squaring off against UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Cook is now the NSW hooker but was no sure thing of being the starting No.9 at South Sydney given Robbie Farah was also vying for those jerseys. In a bid to improve his defensive […]

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