Penaud returns as France hunt Grand Slam

Penaud returns as France hunt Grand Slam

[ad_1] Penaud is the tournament’s joint-top try-scorer with three Venue: Stade de France Date: Saturday, 19 March Kick-off: 20:00 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live; live text commentary on the BBC Sport website & app. France have recalled wing Damian Penaud, who missed the win over Wales …

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Ukraine war: Russians grieve for fallen soldiers

Ukraine war Russians grieve for fallen soldiers

[ad_1] In a recent edition of state TV’s flagship weekly news show, the anchor claimed that if Russia “hadn’t intervened now, in three years’ time Ukraine would have been in Nato… with a nuclear bomb. [Ukraine] would definitely advance on Crimea, then on southern Russia.” An alternative reality, in which …

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Kinghorn starts for Scotland in Dublin

Kinghorn starts for Scotland in Dublin

[ad_1] Finn Russell is replaced by Blair Kinghorn for Scotland’s closing Six Nations game at title-chasing Ireland Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Saturday, 19 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio Scotland & follow live text coverage on BBC Sport website & app Blair Kinghorn starts at number …

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The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Resilience of Ukraine’ Cover

The Story Behind TIMEs Resilience of Ukraine Cover

[ad_1] Since Russia’s invasion began, dozens of Ukraine’s 7.5 million children have been killed and thousands of others have left in search of safety. Among those thousands is 5-year-old Valeriia from Kryvyi Rih, President Volodymyr Zelensky’s hometown in central Ukraine. Her image—a smiling child, literally supported by her fellow Ukrainians—appears …

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‘Tennis should ban Russian players’

'Tennis should ban Russian players'

[ad_1] Alexandr Dolgopolov reached the quarter-finals of the Australian Open in 2011 Ukrainian former tennis player Alexandr Dolgopolov says tennis authorities are being “too passive” and should ban players from Russia while there is war in Ukraine. The 33-year-old told BBC Sport the decision to allow Russian players, such as …

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Hugs as freed Nazanin and Anoosheh land in the UK

Hugs as freed Nazanin and Anoosheh land in the UK

[ad_1] British-Iranian nationals Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori have arrived back in the UK after being detained in Iran for several years. The pair touched down at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire just after 01:00 GMT on Thursday. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was accused of plotting to overthrow Iran’s government and Mr …

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