Referee Stphanie Frappart: ‘Girls see me on TV and know it’s possible’

The official is regarded as one of Frances very best and will take charge of Liverpool v Chelsea in Istanbul on Wednesday Referees tend not to clapped on to the pitch, let alone greeted with purpose-made banners, but supporters of Amiens decided to make an exception before their match against Strasbourg in April. It was a historic occasion, the first top-flight mens match in France to be refereed by a woman, Stphanie Frappart. Welcome to the Stade de la Licorne, …

It’s official. Watching soccer can be good for your health

(CNN)With every painstaking second that ticks by you get that bit closer to the edge of your seat. This could be it, this could be the week your beloved soccer team wins that all-important three points. The recent study, due to be released soon, suggests watching your beloved soccer team romp home to victory has a positive impact on your health, with spectators experiencing physical stresses equivalent to going for a brisk 90-minute walk. Results also found that a win …

Universal Pictures Cancels Plans To Release Thriller Movie ‘The Hunt’ Amid Backlash

The Hunt,” the studio announced on Saturday. temporarily paused their marketing campaigns for the satirical film in the wake of “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for ‘The Hunt,’ after thoughtful consideration, the studio has decided to cancel our plans to release the film,” the studio’s statement read. The film was previously set for release in September, The film received criticism from people on Twitter last weekend, including from President Donald Trump, who appeared to comment on …

50 Hilarious Dad Jokes Your Friends Are Going To Hate You For Making

By AllGo – An App For Plus Size People These dad jokes from Ask Reddit are either going to make you laugh or groan. By AllGo – An App For Plus Size People 1. I hate those people who knock on your door and say you need to get “saved” or else you will “burn.” Stupid firemen. 2. I was abducted by a group of mimes. They did unspeakable things to me. 3. Anyone can get buried when they die, …

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia draws criticism

(CNN)The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group Amnesty International. Visit CNN.com/sport for more news, videos and features Saudi Arabia has hosted a number of fights in recent times, including Amir Khan’s win over Billy Dib and Callum Smith’s World Boxing Super Series victory against George Groves. It also welcomed the opening race of the 2018-19 Formule E season, motorsport’s all-electric race series, and …

Modern football kits are stretching credibility they’re not worth the ballyhoo | Simon Burnton

Gone are the days when it was enough for a new strip to look good. Designers are obsessed with spinning a complex yarn In 1976 the groundbreaking choreographer Peter Darrell debuted Mary Queen of Scots, an attempt to tell the story of the doomed monarch entirely through the medium of dance. Darrells ballet is historically pretty accurate, James Kennedy wrote in his review for the Guardian. The events, as here transmuted into classical dance, did (more or less) happen. Why …

Two operations for PC run over by own patrol car

Supt Tom Joyce said: “It’s difficult to give a prognosis at the moment. They are certainly potentially life-changing injuries but we are relieved to say, we understand they are not believed to be life-threatening. “His wife is aware of the incident and is with him at this time.” Image Copyright @WMPolice @WMPolice Report Report Image copyright SnapperSK Image caption The cordoned-off scene in Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook, on Saturday afternoon The attack came just days after PC Stuart Outten was stabbed …

Transfer deadline day: Whatsapp messages, spinning plates and a ‘Catch-22’

(CNN)It’s the day the dollars are splashed, headlines are made nerves are frayed, and football fans flock to their club’s stadium to surround television reporters in the desperate bid to catch a glimpse of a new superstar signing. As the clock ticked down on Thursday the likes of Juventus star Paulo Dybala and Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho are both being linked with a move to Tottenham, while Christian Eriksen is reportedly seeking a transfer away from the north London club …

Ahead of the pack: the best books about running

A hidden tribe in Mexico, an Olympic hero and the fells unsung heroes Ben Wilkinson picks books that explore our love of running Running is in rude health. Two million adults in England alone lace up their running shoes each week. The parkrun initiative free, Saturday morning, timed 5km events open to all started as a small get-together in 2004; 15 years later there are more than 5 million parkrunners worldwide. The act of putting one foot in front of …

New cars ‘can be broken into in 10 seconds’

They measured the time it took to get into the cars and drive them away. Car theft rates in England and Wales have reached an eight-year high. In 2018, more than 106,000 vehicles were stolen. Hundreds of popular cars ‘at risk of keyless theft’ And motor theft insurance claim payouts hit their highest level in seven years at the start of 2019. The Association of British Insurers said claims for January to March were higher than for any quarter since …