Jofra Archer hits whatever target, own-goals and Richie Benaud’s road safety tips
1) It’s been quite the week for spectacular goals, but some pretty striking own-goals too. There were heartache for Chelsea’s Magdalena Eriksson whose last-gasp own goal sent Manchester City to your Women’s FA Cup final. And calamity for brand spanking new York City FC goalkeeper Sean Johnson of their 3-3 MLS draw against Minnesota United. Regarding OGs, here i will discuss five of the highest quality on the FA Cup archives. As for objective of a few days, move aside Coutinho, Messi and Salah, and all of hail Exeter’s Hiram Boateng, for this pearler against Port Vale, along with a view from angles.
2) Jofra Archer has become English cricket’s main attraction today – shining in the IPL, excluded from the original World Cup squad but given the possibility inside warmups. Can be a taste of the items the fuss is concerning – anf the husband can bat a touch too.
3) Victor Campenaerts rode across the Aguascaliente velodrome in Mexico to great effect on Tuesday, breaking Sir Bradley Wiggins’s one-hour world record. Here’s how he achieved, briefly, plus detail. Wiggins’ mark had represented 4 years – and you can now watch its closing stages again here.
Victor Campenaerts sets new one-hour record to surpass Sir Bradley Wiggins
4) Great Britain’s women could achieve Fed Cup’s World Group initially for 26 years a few days ago. Here’s some attributes of their progress in 2010 to this point, some chat with their class of ’93 and five of the highest quality shots using this year’s competition.
5) Haile Gebrselassie turns 46 today. Here’s a 10-minute profile within the great Ethiopian distance runner, his first Olympic gold, inside 10,000m at Atlanta in 1996 with the exceptional retention of his title in Sydney four years later. And view some late-period Gebrselassie as they sets a marathon world record in Berlin in 2008.
6) Dodging a bullet in MLB, Matrix-style.
Our favourites from under the line last week
1) When on-court marriage proposals be unsuccessful.
2) Downhill mountain bike craziness.
3) Richie Benaud: captain, cricketer, all-rounder, broadcasting legend, road safety adviser:
4) A stupendous recovery within the NHL as the Blue Jackets rally to conquer the Lightning during the opening win with their Stanley Cup play-offs clean sweep.
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