The Hundred’s Pay Gap Hit For Six

Tweet The Hundred, is a modern format with old fashioned measures as the highest paid woman will earn 88% less than the highest paid male. This new format is ground-breaking in terms that it is one of the first formats to launch a male and female competition at the same time. However, the pay gap is still staggering. The highest paid male will earn £125,000 yet the highest paid female will earn £15,000. Clare Connor, the ECB’s managing director for women’s cricket said: “We’re all very committed to closing that…

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Djokovic Warming Up Down Under Amidst Australian Bushfires

Tweet Novak Djokovic progressed into the second round of the Australian Open, with the only weather causing disruption on day one being rain, not smoke. The reigning champion won in the Rod Laver Arena in four sets, 7-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 which made his record at this grand slam a staggering 69 wins and only eight losses. Djokovic took the first set 7-6 in a 7-5 tie-break. However, this does not tell the story of the set.  The world number two went 5-2 up originally before Jan-Lennard Struff broke back…

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Arsenal 0-0 Sporting CP Player Ratings

Tweet Arsenal 1 Petr Cech-6 A quiet night for Cech as Sporting posed virtually no trouble to his goal with the Czech not having to make a single save. 12 Stephan Lichtsteiner-6  Worked hard down Arsenal’s right flank but to no avail in an attacking sense. Prevented Sporting attackers on several occasions. Went off late with a hamstring injury. 5 Sokratis-7 Very solid performance from the Greek on his return from injury. Looked sharp and made some good tackles. 16 Rob Holding-6 Did his job and kept a clean sheet….

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The rise of violence and sexual offences in Britain’s sunshine coast

Tweet To hear Eastbourne is in the top 10 of the UK’s happiest towns may surprise many. To hear this is the case when there is an alarmingly growing rate of violence and sexual offences should surprise many. With the number of violence and sexual offences being doubled in the last two years, it may no longer be tears of joy crawling down the faces of Eastbourne residents. 39 violence and sexual offence cases were reported in January 2017. Eastbourne’s crime map on Police.uk shows this figure more than doubled…

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Arsenal: A shadow of themselves

Tweet Crunching tackle by Tony Adams. Patrick Vieira picks up the loose ball and Arsenal can counter here. Vieira feeds through Robert Pires who dances past his marker like he didn’t exist. A sublime one-two with Dennis Bergkamp sends Thierry Henry through who scores in usual fashion to put Arsenal 4-0. The home crowd is loud and vibrant. Arsene Wenger smiles and applauds his players who play the beautiful game in a way most can only dream. After the worst home victory The Emirates has ever witnessed, every Arsenal fan…

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Glass bottle attacker receives suspended sentence

Tweet A Woman who stabbed a man with a glass bottle and attacked another woman will be punished through unpaid work instead of jail time. Mandu Okoko, 24, of Richmond Place, Brighton, was sentenced to 20 months imprisonment suspended for two years; a community order with 300 hours of unpaid work and 25 days of rehabilitation classes. Okoko, a university student with no previous convictions, was sentenced under charges for two counts of assault by beating; assault occasioning actual bodily harm; wounding with intent; and having an offensive weapon. Judge…

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