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FIFA set to change 2022 World Cup start date after Qatar request – are England affected?

Between 1974 and 2002, the defending champions were always involved in the opening match. However, from 2006 to 2018, the previous winners no longer qualified automatically and so it was decided that the host nation should be involved in the opening match. Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 at the last World Cup back in 2018, […]

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Gaming

FCC rejects Starlink request for nearly $900 million in broadband subsidies | Engadget

Starlink can’t count on a flood of government subsidies to help expand its satellite internet service. The FCC has rejected the SpaceX unit’s bid to receive $885.5 million in aid through the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. The broadband provider “failed to demonstrate” that it could deliver the claimed service, according to a statement. FCC chair […]

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Emma Raducanu urged to accept John McEnroe request despite Wimbledon criticism

Emma Raducanu has been told to accept a meeting with John McEnroe despite the retired pro’s constant criticism of her. The seven-time Grand Slam champion first caused controversy for his comments on Raducanu when she retired mid-match at Wimbledon last year and has since been one of her toughest critics, but said he wanted to […]

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Life Style

Mum slams adult son’s ‘outrageous’ request after he has his own child

The 27-year-old son who recently had a baby with his partner asked his mum if he could spend Monday through Friday at her home “to get a good night’s sleep”. The anonymous mum has admitted she feels confused about the situation. Taking to Mumsnet, the son quickly came under fire, with many pointing out he […]

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Chelsea ‘make Barcelona request over three stars’ including Man Utd target Frenkie de Jong

Chelsea have reportedly requested that Barcelona keep them informed about the situations of Frenkie de Jong, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Memphis Depay. The two clubs have held transfer talks as they prepare for their respective campaigns. Chelsea were taken over by Todd Boehly at the end of last season after previous Russian oligarch owner Roman Abramovich […]

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Canada

Women seek judicial review after N.S. health authority denies out-of-country surgery request | CBC News

Two women are asking a Nova Scotia court to review a decision by the Health Department to reject their claims for out-of-country health care. Jennifer Brady of Halifax has lymphedema, a disease that causes an accumulation of fluid and can cause painful swelling, increased risk of skin infection and sepsis, and hardening of the skin.  Crystal Ellingsen, […]

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Ian Wright makes Premier League request in passionate speech after England Euro 2022 glory

“For me, someone like the Premier League take over, commercialising the WSL. We need to get more money into the women’s game in order to get more quality teams and start to really blast the women’s game.” Wright says there is clearly the appetite for women’s football in the UK. But he does not want […]

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UK

Princess Anne rejected outright over request for Zara and Mike Tindall’s royal wedding

The pair now share their Gloucestershire home with their three children, Mia, seven, Lena, three and Lucas, one.  Mike and Zara had originally been introduced by Prince Harry during the Rugby World Cup in 2003 in Australia which saw England walking away with the title.  Zara is the Queen’s granddaughter and 21st in line for […]

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UK

‘Look at my nose!’ Mike Tindall recalls Princess Anne’s odd request ahead of wedding

The Queen’s granddaughter Zara and her husband, former Gloucester Rugby captain, Mike Tindall, celebrated their wedding anniversary yesterday. The royal couple married in Edinburgh, Scotland on July 30, 2011. Zara and Mike began dating in 2003 when the couple were introduced to each other by Zara’s cousin, Prince Harry, during England’s successful Rugby World Cup […]

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Man City ready final Marc Cucurella push as £50m ace ‘submits Brighton transfer request’

Brighton & Hove Albion left-back Marc Cucurella has reportedly submitted a transfer request as Manchester City attempt to make him their final summer signing. Cucurella is trying to force through a move to the Premier League champions amid Brighton’s stubborn stance on their £50million asking price. On Thursday, The Athletic claimed Man City were ready […]