The first-of-its-kind theme park opened March 18 at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan
The first-of-its-kind theme park opened March 18 at Universal Studios in Osaka, Japan
The Doncaster fighter won the British, Commonwealth and European titles at 118lbs before capturing the vacant IBF crown in 2013.
The 46-year-old says “nobody would bat an eyelid” when “crowds of thousands” screamed racist abuse at him during his playing days.
The COB said they are looking to administer the second dose by June 21 -- two weeks before the start of the July 23-Aug. 8 Games. Around 1,800 people are set to be vaccinated across six cities, with COB vice-president Head of Mission Marco Antonio La Porta saying the Brazilian population would receive two doses for every person on the delegation who is vaccinated. "Even without the vaccine being mandatory for participation in the Games, there is no doubt that we will feel safer to represent Brazil in the Olympic Games."
Only limited essential travel into Portugal is currently allowed.
The former England fullback is due to join Newcastle in the summer.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk has ruled himself out of this summer’s European Championship in order to focus on his rehabilitation from a long-term knee injury. Van Dijk has not played since October, when he underwent cruciate surgery. It was always unlikely he would feature for the Dutch national team, but earlier this week the Holland coach Frank De Boer was optimistic about his skipper’s involvement suggesting he faced 'a dilemma'. Now that door has closed, Van Dijk deferring to the medical view that his immediate priority is a full pre-season in the hope of starting the new campaign for his club in August. "I have come to a decision that I had to make: would I be involved in the Euros, yes or no? With everything that is going on, I feel physically it is the right decision that I’ve decided not to go to the Euros and to go into my last phase of rehab during the off-season," Van Dijk revealed in an interview with Liverpoolfc.com. "So, the full focus will be on pre-season with the club and that’s a realistic goal, so I am looking forward to that. Obviously I am very gutted to miss the Euros, to miss the European Championship and leading out my own country there, but things have been like they have and I have to accept it – we all have to accept it. "I think the decision to not go is the right decision in the grand scheme of things. It’s tough, but I’m at peace with it." Van Dijk’s statement will come as a relief to manager Jurgen Klopp, who was eager for his defender not to make a premature return for his country. Despite Van Dijk’s improvement in recent weeks, the risk of participating in a major international tournament always looked too much, and the 29-year-old said he was taking the long-term view. Van Dijk said: "Obviously I want to be back out there, I want to be helping my team-mates, helping my country in this case and I obviously want to help the club, but I think it’s the right thing to do to stay a little bit more patient and work even harder during the off-season and get ready."
Grealish has been out since February with a shin problem.
The WTA Tour event kicks off the grass-court season from June 5-13 at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.
Each star weighs 3.45 grams, 0.06 of which has come from the silverware.
The 25-year-old, who has enjoyed a fine season so far with 19 wins under his belt, went down 6-2 6-3 to Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina.
Neeraj Chopra has been training hard for this year's Olympic Games but India's top javelin thrower fears not being able to compete internationally might compromise his bid for a medal in Tokyo. The 23-year-old has been starved of international competition since securing his Olympic qualification in South Africa early last year, which followed an entire 2019 lost because of an elbow injury. Chopra recorded his personal best of 88.07 metres in a domestic event in Patiala in March this year but has not been able to assess himself against his international rivals.
Mike Brown's glittered Harlequins career will end in ignominy after he received a six-week ban for stamping on the head of Wasps hooker Tommy Taylor, ruling the full-back out of the remainder of his club's matches this season. Brown, who will move to Newcastle Falcons next season after 16 years at the Stoop, was sent off in the 44th minute of Harlequins' dramatic victory over Wasps on Sunday. The 35-year-old pleaded guilty to "stamping or trampling" at his disciplinary hearing, with the panel ruling that a top-end entry point of 12 weeks was required despite finding that the action was "not deliberate". That 12-week period was then reduced to six weeks on mitigation, considering Brown's "unblemished disciplinary record over a long and illustrious career" and his admission of guilt and remorse. It was the England full-back's first ever red card, on his 351st appearance for Harlequins. Harlequins have four fixtures remaining in the regular season and, if the South West Londoners qualify for the play-offs as expected, then Brown's ban will include those knock-out fixtures. If they finish outside of the top four, however, then Brown will only have served four of his six banned matches, so the ban will then extend to include England's fixtures this summer - if the full-back is selected - or Newcastle's fixtures at the start of next season. Harlequins issued a brief statement on Wednesday: "Harlequins notes the outcome of the disciplinary hearing last night that saw Mike Brown handed a six-week suspension. "The club will issue a statement in due course. Neither the club nor Mike Brown will make further comment before that time."
The relationship between the two parties is at rock bottom after Spurs’ involvement in the ill-fated European Super League and the subsequent fallout.
England are joint-favourites to win their first major international tournament since 1966 at this summer's European Championship. Gareth Southgate's team will play a number of matches on home soil at Wembley, and the one-year postponement of the tournament due to Covid has given England's young talent extra time to develop. Here we look ahead to what the summer has in store for England, three years after they reached a World Cup semi-final in Russia. What are England's group stage fixtures? England are in Group D alongside Croatia, Czech Republic and Scotland. Sunday, June 13 England vs Croatia: 2pm (Wembley) Friday, June 18 England vs Scotland: 8pm (Wembley) Tuesday, June 22 Czech Republic vs England: 8pm (Wembley) When could England's last-16 knockout match be? If England win Group D: Tuesday, June 29 England vs Group F runners-up (Portugal, France, Germany, Hungary) - 5pm (Wembley) If England finish second in Group D: Monday, June 28 Engalnd vs Group E runners-up (Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia) - 5pm (Copenhagen) If England finish as one of four best third-place teams: One of: Sunday, June 27 England vs Group C winners (Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia) - 5pm (Budapest) Sunday, June 27 England vs Group B winners (Denmark, Finland, Belgium and Russia) - 8pm (Seville) Tuesday, June 29 England vs Group E winners (Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia) - 8pm (Glasgow) What about the quarter-finals? If England win Group D and win last-16 game: Saturday, July 3 England vs Winner Group E (Spain, Sweden, Poland, Slovakia) or 3rd in Group A/B/C/D - 8pm (Rome) If England finish second in Group D and win last-16 game: Friday, July 2 England vs Winner Group F (Portugal, France, Germany, Hungary) or 3rd group A/B/C - 5pm (St Petersburg) If England finish as one of four best third-place teams and win last-16 game If England beat Group B winner in last-16: Friday, July 2 England vs Winner Group A (Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland) or runner-up Group C (Netherlands, Ukraine, Austria, North Macedonia) - 8pm (Munich) If England beat Group C winner in last-16: Saturday, July 3 England vs runner-up Group A (Turkey, Italy, Wales, Switzerland) or runner-up Group B (Denmark, Finland, Belgium, Russia) - 6pm (Baku) If England beat Group E winner in last-16: Saturday, July 3 England vs Winner Group D (Scotland, Croatia, Czech Republic) or Runner-Up Group F (Portugal, France, Germany, Hungary) - 8pm (Rome) When are the semi-final and final? The semi-finals and final are at Wembley. The semis will be on July 6 and 7 while the final will be on Sunday July 11. What are the latest squad developments? Uefa have confirmed that nations can now name a 26-man squad for the tournament, three more than the usual quota, which might make some of Gareth Southgate's selection decisions a little easier. Currently, Southgate is waiting anxiously to discover if Harry Maguire, Jack Grealish and Jordan Henderson will be fit enough to make it due to injury concerns. Southgate will name his final squad on Tuesday May 25, but a potential headache could be the number of players involved in European finals with Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City. The Europa League final is on May 26 with the Champions League final on May 29. England are due to face Austria and Romania on June 2 and 6 respectively in their final warm-up games.
Guardiola’s side were confirmed as champions with three matches left after Manchester United’s defeat to Leicester.
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Cox, capped 30 times for Ireland, missed the birth of his daughter Ella-Rae in February and had hoped his family could join him in Australia as the Wanderers push towards the playoffs. Instead, the 34-year-old will head home this week after 27 appearances and five goals with the Wanderers during his 16-month stay. "I had to make a really tough decision about staying here while my partner had a child back in the United Kingdom, which was, to be honest, the hardest decision my life," Cox said in a Wanderers statement.
Manny Machado hit a two-run homer and a three-run triple, leading the San Diego Padres to an 8-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night in Denver. Reliever Miguel Diaz (1-0) tossed three shutout innings for San Diego, which was without Fernando Tatis Jr. The star shortstop tested positive for the coronavirus, as did Wil Myers, who was pulled from the game in the third inning. Eric Hosmer was also removed from the game in the seventh inning due to contact tracing, and he subsequently was placed on the COVID-19 IL, as were two teammates pregame, utility men Jurickson Profar and Jorge Mateo.
‘A little secret’: Steven Gerrard admits to phone chats with Sir Alex Ferguson
Boston will now have to come through the play-in tournament for post-season action.