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Olivier Giroud reveals funny origins of ‘writing’ celebration after scoring winning goal against Norwich

Olivier Giroud reveals funny origins of ‘writing’ celebration after scoring winning goal against Norwich

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Olivier Giroud puzzled most Chelsea fans with his celebration against Norwich on Tuesday night. The 33-year-old headed home what turned out to be the winning goal at the end of a tense first half of the Blues’ 1-0 win at Stamford Bridge. Getty Images - Getty Giroud mimed writing something as his celebration After initially embracing his teammates, the 33-year-old pulled away from the group. He turned towards the players behind Frank Lampard’s bench and mimed as if he was writing something down. It turns out the gesture was meant for one man in particular. “It’s just, err, I play scrabble with N’Golo Kante, that’s it,” he told Sky post-match. Giroud’s goal ensured that Frank Lampard’s side bounced back with a win, after their humbling defeat to Sheff
Ancient burial site in Belize reveals when people started eating maize

Ancient burial site in Belize reveals when people started eating maize

Science
June 3 (UPI) -- Maize is a staple crop across much of the Americas, and new research suggests it's been that way for at least 4,700 years. Reconstructing the diets of early human populations in tropical regions like Central America has proven quite difficult, but scientists recently discovered a burial site in present-day Belize that has been continuously used for over 10,000 years. Advertisement Given the shallow nature of most graves and burial sites, it's rare for human remains to end up layered sequentially -- let alone a burial site featuring well-preserved remains. "Finding intact burials from any time period is rare in tropical environments as the high temperatures and humidity are favorable to bacteria and other decomposers," archaeologist Mark Robinson, a postdoctoral research fe...
‘I’m getting my boobs out!’: Chrissy Teigen reveals plan to remove implants

‘I’m getting my boobs out!’: Chrissy Teigen reveals plan to remove implants

Entertainment
Chrissy Teigen says she is getting her breast implants removed - and she can't wait to get back to her natural size.The 34-year-old model made the announcement to her fans on Instagram, after revealing on Twitter that she had undergone a coronavirus test. Along with a black and white topless shot, with hearts carefully placed to hide her nipples, Teigen wrote: "So I posted myself getting a covid test on the twitter, as I'm getting surgery soon."She added: "A lot of people are understandably curious (and nosey!) so I'll just say it here: I'm getting my boobs out!"Teigen has said she had the original surgery in her early 20s to increase her confidence while on bikini shoots. ...
England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

England legend Freddie Flintoff reveals why he would ditch players shouting Howzat! in cricket

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Freddie Flintoff would get rid of players shouting Howzat! if he was allowed to change anything about cricket. The England legend took 226 Test wickets and was more than accustomed to a passionate appeal to the umpire – or ‘begging’, as Fred put it! AFP - Getty Freddie Flintoff would do away with cricketers shouting Howzat! He was asked on Monday’s talkSPORT Breakfast to reveal the one thing he would change about the game and he picked how players appeal. Flintoff said: “One rule with cricket? I would make it compulsory for everyone around the world. It’s a compulsory sport in schools and everywhere. “I would stop shouting ‘Howzat!’, because I don’t know what it means. What is it? Why do you turn around as grown men, shout at a bloke with a long
Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

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Mike Tyson’s ex-manager has revealed details of a run-in between the boxing legend and NBA icon Michael Jordan at a dinner in 1988. Both sporting heroes have dominated the news in recent weeks, with Tyson announcing a return to the ring for charity and Jordan at the centre of popular Netflix docuseries ‘The Last Dance’. Getty Tyson and Jordan were two of the biggest names in sport in the late eighties Back in the eighties, the two Americans were at the top of their game, but despite being the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson was also battling with inner demons. His violent marriage to Robin Givens, and their subsequent divorce, caused Tyson’s personal life to eventually spiral out of control. Jordan briefly dated Giv