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 …

Derby hold talks over potential player-coach role for Wayne Rooney

Derby County have held talks with Wayne Rooneys agent over a potential player-coach role for the former England captain Derby County have held talks with the former England captain Wayne Rooney over a potential player-coach role. The 33-year-old still has more than two seasons left on his DC United contract but Derbys owner, Mel Morris, believes Rooney could inspire a squad which went so close to promotion under Frank Lampard last season. Lampards move to Chelsea. Initial talks between Derby …

Birmingham Commonwealth Games logo unveiled

Report End of Twitter post by @Urb110 Report End of Twitter post by @colebraziercb Image copyright London 2012 Image caption The logo for the London 2012 Olympic Games also faced mixed reviews Some said there were “exciting times ahead” and that they “can’t wait” for the event. Skip Twitter post by @brentadams88 Exciting times ahead — Brent Adams (@brentadams88) July 27, 2019 The games are to run from 27 July until 7 August 2022. The total cost of the 11-day …

David Ortiz has been released from the hospital after being shot in the Dominican Republic

(CNN)Former Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been released from a Boston hospital, more than a month after a gunman shot him in the back in the Dominican Republic, a Red Sox spokeswoman said. After Ortiz underwent surgery in the Dominican Republic, he was flown to Boston, where he was admitted at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Ortiz had at least two other surgeries since he was transferred to the Boston hospital. His wife had said he had …

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 …

‘Nothing has changed’: Zidane resolute despite Bale scoring against Arsenal

Gareth Bale made a goalscoring return to the Real Madrid side against Arsenal in pre-season, but manager Zinedine Zidane said nothing has changed for the Welshman Real Madrid beat Arsenal in a penalty shootout after Gareth Bale had made a goalscoring return to the Spanish side in a thrilling 2-2 draw at the International Champions Cup on Tuesday. Bale is thought to be close to be leaving Real after seeing Original Article : HERE ;

Talking Horses: does horse racing really face an ‘existential threat’?

The sport is in a dangerous moment according to a former betting executive and the 2005 Gambling Act is a chief factor The internal combustion engine, powered flight, electricity, universal suffrage and two world wars are just a few of the transformative inventions, discoveries and events which have occurred since horse racing and bookmaking began their very successful association in the 1790s. So it is quite something to open this mornings Racing Post and read that Richard Flint, until very …

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo wont face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at a Las Vegas resort in 2009 Prosecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. After reviewing a police investigation into the claims, Clark County district attorney Steve Wolfson said on Monday there is not enough evidence to prove the allegations beyond reasonable doubt, and no …

Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over rape allegations

Cristiano Ronaldo wont face criminal charges after a woman accused him of raping her at a Las Vegas resort in 2009 Prosecutors in Las Vegas say that Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face criminal charges over allegations he raped a woman at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009. After reviewing a police investigation into the claims, Clark County district attorney Steve Wolfson said on Monday there is not enough evidence to prove the allegations beyond reasonable doubt, and no …

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 …