By Chris McLaughlin Published 11 hours ago Share close Share page Copy link About sharing In the city of the bull, they boasted these would be the biggest and best Commonwealth Games ever. A claim that most host cities make to attract athletes and crowds alike. In fairness, save a few exceptions, most cities can usually back it up after the bandwagon has packed up and rolled out of town. In the build up to these Games, Team Scotland decided against bold predictions of their own. Gold Coast in 2018 was the country's most successful Games on non Scottish soil. A total of 44 medals were won - nine of those were gold. Scotland reach 51 medals at Commonwealth Games Scotland at Birmingham 2022 - the games in review Behind the scenes, in the build up to Birmingham, few were talking about that being bettered in the West Midlands. It's fair to assume then … [Read more...] about Commonwealth Games success gives Scotland platform to build on
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Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz have a "playful energy" and the relationship is still going strong. The couple are also said to be spending lots of time with each other, despite their busy schedules. A source told PEOPLE that the couple "seem very happy" and "still have this playful energy that they have had since they first started dating". "They were getting a lot of attention when they first stepped out together last summer. "They seemed uncomfortable with the attention and have been much more discreet lately," the source added. The Hollywood couple are currently working together on Zoë's upcoming directorial debut Pussy Island, and despite both being very busy, they ensure they make time for each other. Channing Tatum and Zoe Kravitz have been spending lots of time together, despite both being busy ( Image: GC Images) The pair became close after Zoe cast him in her upcoming film ( Image: WavyPeter / SplashNews.com) The insider said how … [Read more...] about Channing Tatum and Zoë Kravitz have a ‘playful energy’ but are trying to be ‘discreet’
MIKEL ARTETA fired up his Arsenal players by telling them Manchester City tried to 'humiliate you' and Brentford reckon you are softies. The Gunners boss exploited taunts from rival players in a string of extreme measures to motivate his squad last term. The Spaniard warned his stars Wolves would try "insulting" them. And Arteta threw in Pep Guardiola 's tactics for City, as well as the mocking words of Brentford striker Ivan Toney. Amazon Prime's All or Nothing series captured those searing speeches, including a Zoom talk to the Emirates on New Year's Day when he was at home with Covid. Animated and agitated, the ex-City No2 recalled City's earlier 5-0 win when they went for blood at 2-0 up after Granit Xhaka was sent off. READ MORE ON ARSENAL GUNNERS NEWS Tonali £46m interest, Yeremy Pino lined up, Youri Tielemans deal ON PARTY STARTER Deposit a minimum of £10 and get 120 FREE SPINS on Starburst with … [Read more...] about Arteta mind games revealed after he told Arsenal squad Man City tried to ‘HUMILIATE’ you and Brentford think you’re SOFT
Last year, it was all about Hamilton. Lin-Manuel Miranda's creation broke a record for 16 Tony Award nominations, the most a single show had ever secured, and went home with 11 wins. When the 2017 Tony Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, no single show was quite as dominant—but Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 snagged a dozen nods, followed by the revival of Hello, Dolly! with 10, Dear Evan Hansen with nine, A Doll's House, Part 2 with eight and finally seven nods each for Oslo , Come From Away and Groundhog Day the Musical . This year's ceremony, to be hosted by Tony-winner Kevin Spacey , is scheduled to take place on June 11. It will be broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. Here's a full list of the 2017 nominations : Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Heisenberg A Doll's House, Part 2 Six Degrees of Separation Present Laughter Oslo Best Performance by … [Read more...] about See the full list of Tony Award nominees
With the Lionesses scoring freely through Euro 2022, it’s the driving force needed to get more women and girls involved in football in the UK. Sadly, females represent just 2% of people playing the sport, according to Jim Law of the Findaplayer website, which helps locate local teams and events. Reassuringly though, that number is expected to rise dramatically this year, with more than 6,500 active female-only or mixed games across the nation. Whether it’s on a competitive or social level, there are so many reasons to give football a go. Euro 2022 tournament sponsor Visa commissioned a report into women’s football, Women Thriving On And Off The Pitch, which showed that: Three quarters of those who play team sport say it has had a positive impact on their business life. Half of those who play a team sport say it helps them deal with stress, tiredness or being overworked. Visa ambassador Karen Carney MBE, who has 144 caps for England, says: ‘The biggest eye-opener … [Read more...] about How to get into football for fitness and fun from the women in the sport
BETFAIR have compiled a list of the top SEVEN most likely striker targets for Manchester United after their pursuit for Marko Arnautovic broke down. United had a £7.6million bid rejected for the Bologna forward and talks have now ended between the two clubs. Betfair: Bet £10 Get £30* Cristiano Ronaldo was left out the starting line-up for Sunday's dismal display in the defeat to Brighton, despite Anthony Martial being out injured. Ronaldo failed to make a mark in the game when subbed on and his absence highlighted a striker crisis at the club. Betfair make Ivan Toney the 6/1 favourite to be the forward the Old Trafford side turn to next to help bolster the attacking line. The Brentford striker was slapped with a £40million price tag by the Bees earlier in the window when Newcastle were reported to be circling. Toney scored 12 times and registered five assists in his maiden Premier League term last year and played 33 times for the Londoners. He joined … [Read more...] about Man Utd transfer news – striker odds: Bookies reveal top SEVEN most likely alternatives after Arnautovic deal is axed
"Everything that's happened has been unexpected," Josh Groban says of his career. As a teenager, he studied acting, but that high lyric baritone could not be denied: By 2007, Groban was the No. 1 pop artist in the U.S., thanks in part to his 2003 hit "You Raise Me Up." In 2015, he was offered a starring role in the Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 , an electro-pop adaptation of War and Peace. That earned him a Tony nomination. Now, a few TV cameos ( The Office, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend ) over the years have evolved into his own show, Netflix's The Good Cop, from Monk creator Andy Breckman. Groban plays Tony "TJ" Caruso, a by-the-book New York City police officer; Tony Danza co-stars as his dad, a disgraced ex-cop. The 10-episode series debuts September 21, which also happens to be the release date for Groban's eighth studio album, Bridges . "The timing was perfect," he says of Good Cop 's four-month shoot. "It fit right between finishing the album … [Read more...] about Josh Groban on his new Netflix show, his new album and his canine collaborator
Meghan Markle 'could join' Harry on UK return says expert SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Duke and Duchess of Sussex urged people to share their stories about acts of compassion. Harry and Meghan said that compassion "means more than the dictionary definition". Related articles Spanish King's health info exposed in major security alert Queen's 'agreement' with Philip behind monarch's radiant appearances The couple, who are living in California after quitting royal duties, added: "It means listening with open ears to the suffering and celebrations of communities and people beyond ourselves. "It means taking the time to understand their perspectives, experiences and needs based on what they … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry hide possible hidden message for Queen in new statement
The celebrity world has been mourning the death of Australian singer and actress Olivia Newton-John , best known for playing Sandy in classic musical Grease, alongside John Travolta. The Danny Zuko actor led the tributes for his late co-star as everyone from Kylie Minogue to Nicole Kidman and Mariah Carey shared their memories of the Xanadu singer and sent their best wishes to her family. Grease was of course released in 1978 and is one of the best-loved screen musicals of all time – but just how old was Dame Olivia Newton-John when she starred alongside John Travolta as the wholesome Sandy? Here’s what you need to know… How old was Olivia Newton-John when she starred in Grease? Olivia Newton-John was born on September 26, 1948 – meaning she was 73 when she died on August 8, 2022. Despite playing a high school student in Grease, she actually turned 29 during the filming of the movie in 1977. She won the role after meeting producer Allan Carr at a dinner … [Read more...] about How old was Olivia Newton-John when she starred in Grease and who is her husband?
GIVEN the state of the Premier League and the quality of players, it would be an extraordinary achievement if anyone was to score 50 this season and break my record. I played in an exceptional Spurs team which created lots of chances and played in a different way at the time with a five-man midfield. I flourished with the opportunities I was given. But in the modern game, strikers might not play as many matches or get the chances I did. If anyone, especially at Spurs, was to break my record I would be the first to shake their hand. I know how difficult it was and I know what it took. There is no better feeling than scoring a goal and the top goal getters always crave that. READ MORE IN FOOTBALL TRANSFER NEWS Frenkie de Jong to reject ALL offers despite Barcelona legal action threat TIME TO DREAM Prem season starts TODAY - pick your Dream Team for chance to win £100,000 It’s not the last goal, it’s the next … [Read more...] about Tottenham legend Clive Allen once bagged record 49 goals in one season – but which Prem striker could break it?