Leadsom REFUSES to back the PM to lead the Tories into next election

‘Politics is a short term game’: May’s former leadership rival Andrea Leadsom REFUSES to back the PM to lead the Tories into the next election May rallied Tory activists with a successful speech to conference yesterday  But just hours later Leadsom stopped short of backing her to carry on as leader Commons leader said a ‘week changes a lot’ and […]

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MLB playoffs: Rival Cubs, Cardinals hope celebration finally comes Sunday

CHICAGO — You know things are getting weird in Chicago when the Cubs drank shots of whiskey before their three-game series against the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Cardinals volunteered to put their historic rivalry to rest, even suggesting they celebrate together Sunday at Wrigley Field.  Strange times, indeed, this wacky final weekend in the National League.  The Cubs are gathering their party favors as they lowered their magic number to 2 on Friday with […]

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Eagle eyes on West Coast rivals to AFL grand final spot

Whether West Coast have Melbourne or Hawthorn as an opponent at another historic engagementat Perth’s plush new Optus Stadium probably won’t matter much to coach Adam Simpson and his players as they eye a second AFL grand final appearance in four years. The Eagles dodged an immediate date with destiny thanks to a gritty 16-point victory over Collingwood in last […]

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Manchester United star Fred and Man City rival Riyad Mahrez leave Lowry hotel for training… but who has the dodgiest footwear?

City's new signing Mahrez and United's latest addition Fred emerged from the steps of the plush Lowry hotel, wearing attire suitable for two different seasons. Fred, who joined the Red Devils for £52m this summer, felt the weather in Manchester warranted a pair of shorts and flip-flops. The Brazilian, who is used to warmer climates, rocked a pair of Givenchy […]

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Cate Campbell conquers arch rival and her own fears in 100m triumph

After two years of anguish and soul-searching and doubt and disappointment, Cate Campbell needed just over 52 seconds of virtual swimming perfection to banish the ghosts of Rio, hopefully for good. Campbell's brilliant win in the 100m freestyle at the Pan Pacs meet in Tokyo can't erase what happened at the Olympics of 2016. Nothing will. But it was a […]

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Drunken policeman who bit rival pool player told to pay victim £500 

Drunken policeman, 47, who called a rival pool player a ‘cocky little git’ before BITING him on the nose for 15 seconds in a pub bust-up is ordered to pay his victim £500 PC James Morgans, from Pembrokeshire, bit his rival in a ‘moment of madness’ Victim Scott McDonald was celebrating winning a pool tournament semi-final The 22-year-old was left bleeding […]

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Moment mass brawl erupts in chicken shop after woman batters rival with a SANDAL

The footage shows a group of women pulling each other's clothes as the boozy fight breaks out. Another woman watching from the outside then runs inside the takeaway and starts slapping a rival with her sandal. The pair then begin pulling each other's hair as they grapple with each other in front of stunned onlookers. As a man and woman […]

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Stan Collymore involved in X-rated race row with old rival Ian Wright

‘You know what you are, and always have been. The epitome of a Tom. C***’: Stan Collymore involved in X-rated race row with old rival Ian Wright Stan Collymore has become involved in an X-rated race row with rival Ian Wright Collymore accused Wright of being an ‘Uncle Tom’ in a very public row on Twitter He also suggested Wright […]

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Castle working on a plan to keep rugby talent away from rival codes

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle says the code is in the process of devising a plan to retain outstanding young players and fight against rugby league’s “organised plan to steal rugby talent”. Castle, who was boss of the Canterbury Bulldogs before her new role in rugby, has seen first-hand how NRL clubs poach youngsters in a player drain many […]

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