Author: Beeda Times

Manchester United will be targeting a new central defender when the transfer window opens next month. The need for defensive reinforcements is clear after the Red Devils completed their worst-ever Premier League season and ended it with a negative goal difference for the first time.Centre-back Raphael Varane has confirmed he will be leaving the club at the end of the season following the expiration of his contract, while Jonny Evans’ deal is also almost up. Varane is leaving Old Trafford for free (Image credit: Getty Images)Sir Jim Ratcliffe is preparing to spearhead a rebuild at Old Trafford this summer as the billionaire…

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Royal Challengers Bengaluru must focus on building a team that can do well at home when the mega auction comes around according to their head coach Andy Flower in the aftermath of their Eliminator exit against Rajasthan Royals. That means they have to buy “highly skillful bowlers” who will be able to cope with the small boundaries at the M Chinnaswamy stadium.”I think our guys have fought brilliantly over the last 10 weeks to come back from our first half of the tournament was a great effort,” Flower said, “And I certainly would pay tribute to Faf du Plessis for…

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Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) celebrates a score against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Wednesday, May 22, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) MINNEAPOLIS — Luka Doncic led a strong finish for the Dallas Mavericks, swishing crucial shots down the stretch, drawing a couple of fouls and even playing strong defense. The Mavericks might not be the favorites in yet another series, but they stole home-court advantage from the Minnesota Timberwolves with this promising start. Doncic had 15 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and…

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In short: Launceston’s Bec Rawlings has released a documentary film charting her professional fighting career and a personal battle against domestic violence.Ms Rawlings says the film shows that domestic violence can happen to anyone, no matter how strong they appear on the outside.What’s next? The filmmakers hope Fight to Live will soon be available to everyone on streaming services.Bec Rawlings describes her start in mixed martial arts as bittersweet.While she admits it led her away from what she describes as a “rough childhood”, she was also introduced to the sport by her former husband.She is now divorced from him and claims…

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Rajasthan Royals 174 for 6 (Jaiswal 45, Parag 36, Siraj 2-33) beat Royal Challengers Bengaluru 172 for 8 (Patidar 34, Kohli 33, Lomror 32, Avesh 3-44, Ashwin 2-19) by four wicketsRoyal Challengers Bengaluru (RCB) came into the IPL 2024 Eliminator with six successive wins behind them, and Rajasthan Royals (RR) with five successive winless games. But there really is no such thing as momentum in sport, and certainly not in a sport as fickle as T20.Royals won an important toss, and their bowlers delivered a superb performance to restrict RCB to 172 at a venue where dew makes chasing significantly…

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Jos Buttler, England’s captain, has backed his players to put the disappointment of their 50-over World Cup defence to one side as they set out to retain the 20-over version they won in Australia two winters ago. However, he insisted that their failures in India before Christmas could not be attributed solely to a “lack of clarity” from the team management.Despite being considered among the favourites for the 2023 World Cup, England lost six of their first seven matches – including a nine-wicket loss to New Zealand in the tournament opener; a historic maiden defeat to Afghanistan, and a record…

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All the latest developments on the 2024 Abu Dhabi World Judo Championships. ADVERTISEMENTOn day four of the Abu Dhabi World Judo Championships, Mr Jean-Luc Rougé was honoured with the prestigious judo 10th dan, marking a milestone in his illustrious career, awarded by IJF President Mr Marius Vizer.The -70kg category produced an all French final. Margaux PINOT was determined all day with impressive judo.But her compatriot Marie Eve GAHIE was also destined for the final after storming through the preliminaries.Knowing each other so well, it was a cagey affair that went into golden score, but Gahie over reached and Pinot was…

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Gloucestershire have announced that chief executive Will Brown will leave the club this summer, ending his 11-year association with the county.Brown succeeded Tom Richardson in 2013 and oversaw a Royal London Cup win in 2015 and promotion to Division One. Bristol’s County Ground has also become a regular host of international men’s and women’s cricket thanks to redevelopments that included the installation of floodlights a decade ago. He also pushed the club to become more environmentally sustainable while establishing itself as a leader in cricket for its community work.His departure comes at a challenging time with the county uncertain of…

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