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Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Sports
STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...
Rooney wonder goal as Allardyce watches Everton thrash West Ham

Rooney wonder goal as Allardyce watches Everton thrash West Ham

Sports
Wayne Rooney scored a stunning goal from his own half to complete a hat-trick as Everton thrashed West Ham in front of incoming manager Sam Allardyce.The Merseysiders moved up four places to 13th in the table as Allardyce watched from the Goodison directors' box alongside majority investor Farhad Moshiri.Hammers manager David Moyes, who saw midfielder Manuel Lanzini's penalty saved by Jordan Pickford, was left to rue a terrible first half from the Londoners at his former club.Rooney headed in the rebound after Joe Hart saved his penalty for the game's opener, and swept in his second 10 minutes later after good build-up from youngsters Jonjoe Kenny and Tom Davies.Defender Ashley Williams added the fourth late on, powering a header beyond Joe Hart from a corner.Everton had to withstand susta...
Wonder Woman Gal Gadot backs mocked Sri Lankan cosplayers

Wonder Woman Gal Gadot backs mocked Sri Lankan cosplayers

Entertainment
Hollywood actress Gal Gadot has thrown her support behind two young women in Sri Lanka after they were cyber-bullied for cosplaying as Wonder Woman. The two had become the target of a wave of online memes, body-shaming and harassment. Both Gadot, who played the character in the recent blockbuster movie, and its director Patty Jenkins tweeted support and encouragement.The case triggered a fresh debate about online bullying.When Amaya Suriyapperuma and fellow cosplayer Seshani Cooray decided to dress up as Wonder Woman at the Comic Con 2017 event in Colombo, they were not expecting it to send them on a rollercoaster ride of demeaning online memes. After the first day, photographers at the event began sharing their pictures online and photos of the two women were picked up by Facebook groups ...