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Ashley Giles suggests Michael Vaughan should be given ‘second chance’

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Ashley Giles, the managing director of the England men’s team, has indicated he believes Michael Vaughan should be given a chance to be rehabilitated and resume his media career after the allegations of racism made ag...

Sleaze, corruption and Labour’s missed chance

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How disappointing and shortsighted of the Labour party to decide to stand in the North Shropshire byelection after the resignation of Owen Paterson rather than supporting a non-party, anti-sleaze candidate (Labour to ...

Women’s FA Cup: Manchester City relishing chance of a Wembley final

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The last remnant of the pandemic-disrupted domestic fixture list edges closer with the 2020-21 FA Cup semi-finals taking place on Sunday. And, with the 50th final of the competition scheduled to take place on 5 Decemb...

Is this our last chance to act on the climate crisis?

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In the Marshall Islands people are used to the vagaries of the ocean. But recently the monthly “king tide” has brought new perils to this small group of islands in the Pacific about halfway between Australia and Hawai...

Scotland’s new faces given chance against Tonga before tougher Tests

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First hurdles are there to be cleared in confident fashion, and that is precisely what Scotland should do against Tonga on Saturday afternoon before confronting tougher challenges against Australia, South Africa and J...

‘This is our last chance’: Biden urged to act as climate agenda hangs by a thread

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With furious environmental activists at the gates of the White House, and congressional Democrats fretting that a priceless opportunity to tackle catastrophic global heating may be slipping away, Joe Biden is facing m...

Andy Murray has a chance to test himself against in-form Zverev

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For much of the 2021 season, as Andy Murray has attempted to gain traction in his comeback from major hip surgery, the majority of his encounters with quality players in ATP events have followed a consistent trend. Mu...

Foreigners taking our jobs? Not much chance of that now

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On the eve of reshuffling his Alexander’s Ragtime Band of cabinet ministers, the prime minister let it be known that he intended to fight the next election “around Brexit”. No doubt this will have come as interesting ...

England’s Ollie Pope misses chance to add to his average of 101 at the Oval

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England were on precisely 250 and Ollie Pope on 81 when the 23-year-old reached for a Shardul Thakur delivery and edged it into his stumps. It was his second-highest score for his country, an innings that carried his ...

Coronavirus live news: Taiwan receives first Pfizer doses; vaccination nearly halves chance of long Covid – study

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Taiwan receives delivery organised by tech giants and a charity; likelihood of long Covid in double-jabbed adults who get coronavirus almost half

Reach For The Moon wins Solario to give Queen jubilee Derby chance

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The prospect of a fancied runner for the Queen in next year’s Derby amid the celebrations for her Platinum Jubilee moved one small step closer at Sandown Park on Saturday as Reach For The Moon, a product of the Queen’...

With a chance at gold, Torrez eyes first US men’s Olympic boxing title since 2004

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“Eye of the Tiger” would have been a more obvious choice, but Richard Torrez Jr defies many of boxing’s cliches. He strode towards the ring for his super heavyweight semi-final to the strains of the first movement of ...

Simone Biles on last Olympic chance after withdrawal from floor final

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Simone Biles has withdrawn from Monday’s women’s floor exercise final at the Tokyo Olympics, marking her fifth withdrawal out of the six finals she had qualified for. After pulling out of the women’s team final after ...

Geraint Thomas ready for final chance to lay Olympic road race ghost

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Geraint Thomas has left skin and Lycra behind on the tarmac in many exotic parts of the world, but the Welshman’s crash with 10 kilometres remaining in the Rio Olympic Games road race five years ago, when in a potenti...

Celtic rue missed Odsonne Édouard chance after Nir Bitton’s red card

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Ange Postecoglou’s tenure as Celtic boss began with an incident-packed 1-1 draw with Midtjylland as both sides ended the Champions League qualifier with 10 men. New Hoops signing Liel Abada, the 19-year-old Israeli wi...

The Game of Love and Chance review – a farcical romance made in Chelsea

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This modern version of Marivaux’s romantic 18th-century comedy has farce rather than nuanced feeling at its centre. Two orange doors gleam brightly underneath the awning of the Arcola’s new outdoor venue and creators ...

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