How lunch with a friend caused years of trauma

“As soon as I hit the floor I knew something was wrong.” Pain shot up her spine, people rushed towards her and someone called an ambulance. Rob “came hurtling down the stairs looking as white as the staircase”, bringing any secrecy around their relationship to an abrupt end. Fearing she may have sustained a serious back injury, Bethany knew to lie still. She remained on the floor, able to see Bristol Royal Infirmary through a rain-splattered window, and awaited the paramedics. They put her in a spinal brace and took her to hospital where she was assessed. Bethany recalls that she “wasn’t kicking off” so the staff must have thought she had a light injury. She was taken in a …

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Ichiro Suzuki retires, capping illustrious MLB career with emotional farewell

(CNN)Ichiro Suzuki has played his final MLB game — and his goodbye came in the country where the Japanese icon’s professional baseball career began. “For me, it doesn’t get better than tonight,” Ichiro said. “Nothing can top what happened tonight for me.” There was still the rest of a game to play, but his career was done. Ichiro has retired after 19 MLB seasons at the age of 45. It’s all but assured he will be honored one day in Cooperstown, New York, the home of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Despite not getting a hit in the two-game series against Oakland, fans savored his presence. They mobbed him for autographs before the game. During it, they gave him …

Super Rugby sides Crusaders and Waratahs make poignant tribute to Christchurch victims

(CNN)There were emotional scenes at the Sydney Cricket Ground as players from the Crusaders and the New South Wales Waratahs formed a huddle ahead of Saturday’s Super Rugby game to pay tribute to the victims of the mosque shootings in Christchurch. The Crusaders’ match against the Highlanders scheduled for last weekend was canceled out of respect for the victims of the attacks. READ: Crusaders mull changing name after Christchurch massacre “That transcends sport,” said Gibson, who spent six years as a player with the Crusaders. “You think of others in far worse situations. It was a really nice touch tonight.” That the Crusaders lost their first game since March last year — a 19-match winning streak during which they were …

Nick Kyrgioss underarm serving a rebellious act with echoes of Lenglen | Kevin Mitchell

Maverick Australians underarm serving has caused a stir in Miami but 100 years ago Suzanne Lenglen was attracting similar gasps for serving overarm When Nick Kyrgios crashed out of the Miami Open in the fourth round overnight, strapping holding his right knee together but his emotions less secure, he left his familiar impression, the magician/villain du jour of tennis. There surely will not be a better as a delightful piece from the Tennis Hall of Fame chronicles. There were plenty of stuffed shirts at the All England Club but they recognised her extraordinary popularity in a concrete way literally. As Billie Jean King said of one of the first international sporting superstars of the 20th century, The reason we play …

Lawyers for Patriots owner Kraft want to block release of massage parlor recordings

The attorneys representing Robert Kraft and others are asking a judge to block the release of video police say show the men engaging in sexual acts The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings police say show the men engaging in sexual acts. They also say the prosecutors conditions for the men entering a diversion program in exchange for dropping misdemeanor charges of soliciting prostitution are too harsh. Attorneys for Kraft and 14 of the other 24 men charged said in court documents filed this week that releasing the video taken secretly by police inside the Orchids …

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Ronaldo injured as Portugal are held at home by Serbia

The Juventus forward left the field with an apparent hamstring injury, while Evertons Cenk Tosun scored twice in Turkeys win over Moldova Cristiano Ronaldo was forced off with an apparent hamstring injury during the first half of Portugals Euro 2020 qualifier against Serbia, which finished 1-1. His Juventus side face Ajax in the Champions League quarter-finals on 10 April with the return leg in Turin the following week, and the forward will now undergo tests to determine the extent of the injury. Im not worried, I know my body, Ronaldo said later. I should be back in one or two weeks. Ukraine edged past Luxembourg 2-1 courtesy of a stoppage-time own goal from Rodrigues Gouveia and top the group with …

Nathan Chen beats out Yuzuru Hanyu to defend world figure skating title

American Nathan Chen overcame a world record free skate by Yuzuru Hanyu with an even more sensational routine to successfully defend his world title American Nathan Chen overcame a world record free skate by Yuzuru Hanyu, Japans Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

Cristiano Ronaldo fined by UEFA for ‘cojones’ celebration

(CNN)Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined €20,000 ($22,700) by UEFA for his “cojones” celebration during Juventus’ last-16 Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid. Visit CNN.com/Sport for more news, features and videos Ronaldo’s celebration came after he had scored a late penalty to secure his hat-trick and Juventus’ passage through to the quarterfinals on aggregate. The Portugal captain will face Ukraine and Serbia in the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers after receiving his first international call-up since the 2018 World Cup. Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : RealSpecific

From toil to triumph in 12 months: the remarkable rise of Bianca Andreescu

A year ago Bianca Andreescu picked up $392 for losing early at an ITF event. Now the 18-year-old has landed $1.35m and is the toast of tennis and Canada after her Indian Wells win Twelve months ago Bianca Andreescu was toiling in obscurity on the lowest rung of professional tennis, grinding for points to boost her world No 198 ranking at a $25,000 ITF tournament on a university campus in Toyota, Japan. An array of physical woes, including back injuries, shoulder ailments and stress fractures in her foot, were wearing on her teenage body. Her prize money after a straight-sets defeat in the second round was $392. As she recalled last week: I wasnt really in a good spot. What …

Premier League fans assess the run-in. Part 2: Leicester to Wolves

Fans rate the season so far, and predict what lies ahead Leicester The mood has really lifted around here in the few weeks since Brendan Rodgers arrived. After months of grim, sluggish football, the Foxes are starting to rediscover their swagger again. It might all be too little too late for this season but the longer-term future is looking bright again. More of this please Hamza Choudhury. Make no mistake, hes going to be a top-quality player at this level, but for some reason he never seems to be able to hold down a place in the team. Yes hes young and we do have three more experienced central midfielders, but if Rachid Ghezzal can find himself a place in …

The Curious Link Between Bernie Sanders And Beto ORourke

Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Texas) hail from opposite sides of the country, are separated by more than three decades in age and represent different ends of the Democratic Party’s ideological spectrum. What they do share, apparently, is a knack for small-dollar fundraising. In the first 24 hours after announcing his bid, O’Rourke raised $6.1 million from 128,000 individual contributionsover 223,000 contributors. While Sanders’ small-donor appeal, tried and tested during his 2016 presidential bid, was a known asset going into this election cycle, O’Rourke’s initial fundraising prowess has surprised some observers. It is no coincidence that the two candidates sit atop the 2020 fundraising primary. O’Rourke first showcased his success in attracting small donors and volunteers during his 2018 Senate run, when …

Lori Loughlin Once Said She Never Wanted Her Kids To ‘Pay The Price For’ Her Actions! – Perez Hilton

Lori Loughlin should really learn to take her own advice! As the Fuller House star has been indicted, along with her husband Mossimo Giannulli, for allegedly paying bribes totaling $500,000 to have both of their children — Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose — recruited for the University of Southern California’s crew team, despite not playing the sport, ironic old interviews of her talking about her kids have resurfaced. VOTE: Did Lori Loughlin’s Daughters Know About The Scam?? In one 2014 sit-down with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Loughlin described how she would never want her career choices to affect her family. She shared: “For me personally, I was always very thoughtful about projects that I chose for myself. I would say to myself, …

The 25 Winners Of The 2018 Drone Photo Contest Have Been Announced, And Their Images Are Breathtaking

SkyPixel sifts through thousands of aerial photographs to find the best drone pictures and award them with incredible prizes. This year’s grand prize winner In an interview with Bored Panda, Deryk Baumgärtner explained he thought he had no chance to be amongst the top participants of this competition, “It was an unbelievable feeling when I got the mail that I won the Grand Prize. Never thought that I had the slightest chance to be in the top100.” The German photographer added it was his first time entering the SkyPixel competition but he has been interested in aerial photography for many years, “I’ve been interested in aerial photography since the 1st DJI Phantom in 2013 came to the market. Today I …

Intimacy, awe and a salute to Gazza: Spurs throw open doors to new home

Mauricio Pochettino gazed on as the first event at his clubs new stadium revealed a sporting arena to take the breath away One word: Wow. Tottenham fans have had to wait for the delivery of their new stadium goodness knows, they have had to wait. The delays have scarred the season, creating an unsettling limbo and driving Mauricio Pochettino to distraction. But on a sunny spring afternoon, when the clubs under-18s took on their Southampton counterparts to become the first players to grace the turf, the frustration seemed to melt away. Suddenly it all felt worth it. Wow. Every supporter in attendance seemed to be wearing the same childlike expression eyes widening in amazement, lost in wonder when they entered …

Rugby World Cup: The 20,000km cycle ride to Tokyo

(CNN)Some 20,000 kilometers of roads separate Twickenham Stadium, the site of the 2015 Rugby World Cup final, and Tokyo Stadium, which will host the opening game of this year’s competition. For two fans, the tournaments are just a bike ride apart. “We’re gluttons for punishment,” Rutland tells CNN Sport from Bulgaria, just under four weeks into the journey.