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British rugby player dies after arriving in Sri Lanka

British rugby player dies after arriving in Sri Lanka

Local police said they were investigating links to "narcotics and liquor" involving the two, both members of the Durham-based Clem's Pirates rugby team, which is scheduled to play several matches in and around Colombo, the capital, this month.


Eagles' Jay Ajayi sued for allegedly partying too hard after Super Bowl

Eagles' Jay Ajayi sued for allegedly partying too hard after Super Bowl

The lawsuit claims Ajayi and his friends threw three parties at the property, though large gathers were prohibited, according to TMZ. For each of the alleged parties, the owner charged Ajayi $5,000. Ajayi reportedly told TMZ that he never laid a finger on the property owner, never damaged the property and never hosted a party there. As a result of this request, the rep says Ajayi and his friend left the mansion a few days early, but still paid the full amount.


Germany reveal provisional squad for 2018 World Cup

Germany reveal provisional squad for 2018 World Cup

Meanwhile, Gotze, who scored the extra-time victor in the final against Argentina four years ago, was not included in Germany's 27-man preliminary squad. Head Coach Joachim Low has included several heroes from 2014 in Brazil, including Jerome Boateng , Mats Hummels , Mesut Ozil , Thomas Muller, and injury doubt Manuel Neuer .


Queensland skipper Cameron Smith retires from rep duties

Queensland skipper Cameron Smith retires from rep duties

The Kangaroos and Queensland captain made the announcement in Melbourne on Tuesday afternoon. The 34-year-old rugby league great, who will continue playing for his club Melbourne Storm, is the most capped player in the history of the annual interstate series with a remarkable 42 appearances.


Spanish GP no reason to write off rest of F1 season

Spanish GP no reason to write off rest of F1 season

Hamilton now sits 17 points clear of Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' standings. "Honestly before the race we expected one stop was not going to be possible - at least to do the race quickly with one stop". Here, we look back at five things we learned from the opening leg of the European season. By contrast, the track at Barcelona is much better suited to the W09 - as today's dominant performance from Lewis Hamilton demonstrated.


Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs must take risks to win trophies

Mauricio Pochettino: Spurs must take risks to win trophies

Pochettino, 46, is reportedly irritated by Spurs " unwillingness to give him the necessary backing in the transfer market, urging the club to "be fearless and take risks' in an eye-opening press conference after their 5-4 win over Leicester last weekend.