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[ad_1] An Air India pilot spent over an hour in the cockpit with a “female friend” on a flight to Dubai in February. According to a complaint reported by Indian media, he asked cabin crew to serve her food and alcohol. On Monday, Air India reminded its 1,800 pilots of the “sterile” cockpit rule, reports say. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on the go. download the app Air India had to remind its pilots to keep cockpits “sterile” after being rebuked by regulators when a pilot let…

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[ad_1] Arsenal and England captain Leah Williamson is set to miss this summer’s World Cup and the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.Williamson went down in the first half of Arsenal’s 1-0 Women’s Super League loss to Manchester United on Wednesday.”Leah is set for an extended spell on the sidelines,” Arsenal said in a statement on Friday.England’s opening World Cup match with Haiti takes place on 22 July.More to follow. [ad_2] Source link

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[ad_1] Scotland’s Kim Little retired from international football in September 2021Arsenal captain Kim Little will miss the rest of the season after suffering a hamstring injury in their Women’s Champions League quarter-final win.The midfielder, 32, was substituted 12 minutes into the second leg against Bayern Munich in March, which Arsenal won 2-0 to triumph 2-1 on aggregate.Arsenal visit Wolfsburg for the first leg of the semi-final on Sunday, 23 April and play the home leg on 1 May.They travel to Women’s Super League leaders Manchester United on Wednesday.Jonas Eidevall’s side are third in the domestic league and just three points…

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[ad_1] England have won 10 out of their last 12 Tests with Ben Stokes in chargeBen Stokes says England will not alter their attacking approach when they take on Australia in the Ashes this summer.England have won 10 out of 12 Test matches under captain Stokes and coach Brendon McCullum, playing a bold and fearless brand of cricket.That approach includes trying to force a result even if it risks defeat – something that will continue against Australia.”I am not going to change anything just because it’s the Ashes,” said Stokes.Speaking to Sky Sports, Stokes added: “Every single game that I…

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[ad_1] Dane van Niekerk has been retained by Oval Invincibles for her third season with the Hundred franchiseFormer South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk says her omission from the T20 World Cup squad felt “personal” but her international retirement has been “a weight off my shoulders”.She was left out of the squad for February’s World Cup after failing to meet the required time for a 2km run.”It was a weird thing,” Van Niekerk told the BBC’s No Balls podcast.South Africa beat England in the semi-finals to reach their first final, which Van Niekerk called “very bittersweet”.”I wanted South Africa to…

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[ad_1] France captain Antoine Dupont has been named the Six Nations player of the championship for a second year running.The scrum-half, 26, becomes the second player to win the award three times, after former Ireland centre Brian O’Driscoll.Dupont was influential for France who finished as runners-up behind Ireland.He beat team-mates Thomas Ramos and Damian Penaud, and Irish Grand Slam winners Caelan Doris, Hugo Keenan and Mack Hansen, to the accolade.Dupont, who previously won the award in 2020 and 2022, claimed 26% of the fan vote on the Six Nations website.The France skipper was also named in the team of the…

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[ad_1] Leah Williamson on being a leader & growing the women’s gameEuro 2022-winning England captain Leah Williamson has topped the Woman’s Hour Power List for 2023.BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour selected sport as its focus for this year’s rankings, asking listeners to make suggestions across several categories.A judging panel including Paralympic and Olympic gold medallists Tanni Grey-Thompson and Sam Quek then chose a top 30 with Williamson heading the list.”I’m slightly taken aback by it but very appreciative,” Williamson said.The top 30 was revealed live on air during Tuesday’s Woman’s Hour programme by presenter Nuala McGovern, who was joined by…

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[ad_1] Johnny Sexton hobbled off in the closing stages of Ireland’s Grand Slam-clinching win over England because of a groin injuryIreland captain Johnny Sexton looks set to miss the rest of this season after suffering a groin injury.Sexton was hurt during the closing stages of Ireland’s Six Nations title and Grand Slam-clinching victory over England in Dublin nine days ago.Sexton’s provincial team Leinster say that the 37-year-old will undergo a procedure on the injury on Tuesday.The fly-half is likely to miss the remainder of Leinster’s Champions Cup and United Rugby Championship campaign.”Johnny Sexton will see a specialist on Tuesday and…

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