British troops lead ‘battle’ at massive NATO war games that’s seen 31 countries take part amid tension with Russia

The colossal show of strength in Norway assembled troops, aircraft and vehicles to send a message about NATO's ability to work together and strike in the event of a large-scale war. British Army vehicles travelled from Scotland to Norway to take part in the war games, which kicked off with the UK leading a fake firefight against enemy forces played by Norwegian, […]

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Arsenal lead Man Utd and Liverpool in race for Juventus' wantaway star Medhi Benatia, say bookies

Reports are linking the Morocco international with a January exit after he has struggled for game time as well as voicing his frustrations. The 31-year-old may look to leave in January after making just four league appearances and one in the Champions League this term. Arsenal are favourites to land the former Bayern Munich star at 11/4. The Gunners lead […]

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Verstappen, Ricciardo lead Mexico GP run

Last year's race winner Max Verstappen has led the way, with Australian Daniel Ricciardo second, as Red Bull dominated first practice in a Mexican Grand Prix expected to crown Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton as a five times Formula One world champion. The 21-year-old Dutch driver, who sees Mexico as his best chance of winning again before the end of the season, […]

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Man Utd news: Tottenham lead chase for Marcus Rashford after Jose Mourinho outburst, say bookies

The 20-year-old is bemused to hear Jose Mourinho said he could not handle the pressure of playing at Manchester United. The Special One said: "Rashford was sad on the pitch, (Scott) McTominay was scared on the pitch.” This has disgruntled the young forward and he could be looking for a fresh start in January – with Tottenham being the favourites […]

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Aussie shares Dunhill lead as another spectator struck by golf ball

Another female spectator has been hit on the head by a wayward golf ball, this time struck by defending champion Tyrrell Hatton on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at Kingsbarns on Thursday. The BBC and other British media reported that the woman, seen bleeding from the head, was treated at the 15th hole and then taken […]

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Referee plays lead blocker to help Georgia return fumble for touchdown against Missouri

Quarterbacks aren't used to tackling ball carriers. Their task is made more difficult if the referees is providing the lead block. Missouri quarterback Drew Lock was in position to stop Tyson Campbell near the 30-yard line after the Georgia defensive back had recovered a fumble. But in his attempt to get out of the way, the closest official inadvertently shield Lock […]

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Dominic Thiem to lead Austria against Australia in Davis Cup tie

US Open quarter-finalist Dominic Thiem will lead Austria into battle against Australia in next week's Davis Cup tie in Graz. Thiem, who lost a marathon five-setter at Flushing Meadows to world No.1 Rafael Nadal on Tuesday night, has been named to spearhead Austria's five-man team for the World Group play-off from September 14-16. Replay Runner-up to Nadal at this year's […]

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