News archive from 19 March 2011, page 8

Dernbach gets England call

Surrey paceman Jade Dernbach has been handed a surprise call-up to England's World Cup squad in place of the injured Ajmal Shahzad. It is the 24-year-old's first call-up to a senior squad, although he has spent the winter with the England Performance...

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Experience: I feel other people's pain

Experience: I feel other people's pain

When I watch a film, I feel as if I'm in starring in it. The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo was horrific. My friend invited me to see it, and I had no idea what it was about – I normally try to avoid dramas and thrillers. When the character Salander was...

 

Evans to miss Italy game

Scotland have been forced into a late change to their starting line-up for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations wooden spoon decider with Italy after wing Max Evans was ruled out due to an ankle injury. Evans, who scored Scotland's only try in last Sunday's 22-16...

People, 00:22 in Sport
 

Reddan to start for Ireland

Eoin Reddan has been given the green light to start Ireland's RBS 6 Nations clash with England at Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Reddan was concussed during the opening minute of last Saturday's 19-13 defeat by Wales after being struck in the face by a...

People, 00:22 in Sport
 
Ahmed Masoud: Was I switched at birth?

Ahmed Masoud: Was I switched at birth?

I had a very happy childhood in a very large family, with five sisters and six brothers. I'm right in the middle, which is a good place to be. But we lived in one of the worst places on Earth – the Gaza Strip in Palestine – and when I was six, in...

 

Portuguese trio drawn apart

All three Portuguese sides avoided each other in Friday's draw for the Europa League quarter-finals. Domestic league leaders Porto, rivals Benfica and underdogs Braga are all in contention to be at the final in Dublin on May 18. None of them will meet...

People, 00:22 in Sport
 

Trio back for Wales

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey and Craig Bellamy all return for Gary Speed's first competitive match as Wales manager against England next week. The trio have all been named in Speed's 25-man squad for the Euro 2012 qualifier at the Millennium Stadium in...

People, 00:22 in Sport
 
Great dynasties of the world: The House of Saud

Great dynasties of the world: The House of Saud

In 1994, Said K Aburish wrote a controversial book about Saudi Arabia, The Rise, Corruption and Coming Fall of The House of Saud. The title indicates the nature of the controversy. In the book – which the Saudi royal family attempted to ban – Aburish...

 

Samaras pens new Hoops deal

Georgios Samaras has signed a new three-year deal at Celtic. The Greece international joined the Glasgow club from Manchester City on loan in January 2008 before making the move permanent at the end of the 2008/09 season. Samaras has scored 42 goals...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 

United to face Chelsea

Manchester United and Chelsea will face each other in the Champions League quarter-finals after being drawn in a rematch of their 2008 European final. Barclays Premier League leaders United, who beat the Blues on penalties in Moscow three years ago,...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 
Wunderbar! The best of Germany

Wunderbar! The best of Germany

1. Leipzig's cutting-edge arts Leipzig is fast catching Berlin as a setting for innovative arts, particularly the city's Baumwollspinnerei (spinnerei.de), a former factory that now hosts dozens of eclectic galleries and artists' studios. The Spinnerei...

 

Gatland wary of 'wounded' France

Wales have been warned to beware a "wounded bull" at the Stade de France on Saturday night. Victory over France could prove enough to give Wales a first RBS 6 Nations title since their 2008 Grand Slam campaign. That would also hinge on...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 

Danielli aims to spoil Italy party

Simon Danielli was cheering Italy to victory last weekend but is determined it will be Scotland savouring success on Saturday in the battle to avoid the RBS 6 Nations wooden spoon. Italy recorded a famous win over France in Rome last Saturday and...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 

Bin Hamman to challenge Blatter

Asian football chief Mohamed Bin Hammam has confirmed he will challenge Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. The 61-year-old Qatari has spent the past two months weighing up possible support among the 208 national associations who make up FIFA as he...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 

Rooney set for more advanced role

Sir Alex Ferguson begins his five-match touchline ban when Manchester United face Bolton on Saturday preparing to abandon the experiment of using Wayne Rooney in midfield. After Barclays Premier League defeats at Chelsea and Liverpool, United are...

People, 00:23 in Sport
 


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