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'Business as usual once heat gets turned up' – Gilchrist on Australia after ball-tampering

'Business as usual once heat gets turned up' – Gilchrist on Australia after ball-tampering

Sports
England v Australia 1st ODIVenue: Oval Date: Wednesday, 13 June Time: 13:00 BSTCoverage: Live Test Match Special radio and text commentary on every match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app.Australia face some "large hurdles" in getting over the ball-tampering scandal which "shocked and hurt" a nation but "it will be business as usual once the heat gets turned up", says Adam Gilchrist.The Baggy Greens return to international action for the first time since the controversy against South Africa in March when they start a five-match one-day series against England at The Oval on Wednesday, looking to rebuild their battered reputation.Captain Steve Smith a...
England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

England stars once formed a guard of honour for Paul Scholes after a training ground masterclass

Sports
Tuesday, February 13, 2018If you somehow weren’t aware of how good a footballer Paul Scholes was in his pomp, then listen to Kieron Dyer.Dyer, writing in his new autobiography which is being serialised in the Daily Mail, says he rated Scholes as the best English midfielder of his generation – ahead of Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard – and recounted a brilliant story which perfectly encapsulated his genius.Scholes, who won every major honour in the game with Manchster United, won 66 caps for England but was often played out of position and quit international football at the age of just 29.“Paul Scholes was the best player I played with and people like Xavi and Zinedine Zidane counted him as their favourite player,” wrote Dyer.“Other nations would have used him as their fulcrum but Sven Gor
Once 'sketchy,' bitcoin is starting to become more mainstream

Once 'sketchy,' bitcoin is starting to become more mainstream

Finance
In 2010 Ashley Foster, a financial advisor in Houston, was asked by a man if he had ever heard of bitcoin. Foster said he had not, and after the man explained the cryptocurrency to him, he thought: That's the dumbest thing I've ever heard. But the conversation left Foster a little curious, so he arranged to meet a man at a nearby Starbucks to try it out. There, Foster handed the man $ 300 in cash, who in turn opened his laptop and sent him two bitcoins. As Foster drove away, he thought: That was a little sketchy.Today those two coins are worth $ 16,000. And cryptocurrencies are more mainstream.Foster and many other financial advisors are fielding more and more questions from their clients about cryptocurrencies. There are dozens of exchanges where people can buy the digital coins. The Inte...
Farah defends world 10,000m title once again

Farah defends world 10,000m title once again

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device World Athletics Championships on the BBCVenue: London Stadium Dates: 4-13 AugustCoverage: Live across BBC One and Two, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, the BBC Sport website and app. Click for timesMo Farah lit up the London Stadium once again as he survived a brutal collective effort from his rivals to storm to his third consecutive world 10,000 metres gold.Roared on by a capacity crowd as loud as anything experienced here during his Olympic triumphs five summers ago, the Briton almost fell twice late in the race as an epic contest developed, before kicking down the home straight in trademark fashion to finally pull away.These are Farah's final track championships, and not s...