QPR v Preston: Hoilett in as Warnock makes changes, PNE duo out

first_imgJunior Hoilett has been given a starting place for QPR’s game against Preston – one of a number changes made by interim boss Neil Warnock.Former Rangers manager Warnock, back in charge following this week’s sacking of Chris Ramsey, has also restored Sandro and Leroy Fer to the side and moved Karl Henry to right-back in place of the suspended James Perch.Preston, meanwhile, are without the suspended John Welsh, while Greg Cunningham has picked up a knock.QPR: Green, Henry, Onuoha, Hall, Konchesky; Faurlin, Sandro, Phillips, Fer, Hoilett; Austin.Subs: Smithies, Chery, Emmanuel-Thomas, Luongo, Angella, Tozser, Polter.Preston: Pickford, Vermijl, Woods, Wright, Huntington, Reach, Browne, Johnson, Gallagher, Garner, Doyle.Subs: Kirkland, Davies, Brownhill, Kilkenny, May, Keane, Hugill.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Raiders shrug off Antonio Brown’s departure and beat Broncos

first_imgOAKLAND — The only people who wanted to make any noise about Antonio Brown were in the stands.As for the Raiders, their 24-16 win over the Denver Broncos Monday night served as evidence they didn’t spend a lot of time pondering their plight now that Brown is with the New England Patriots.Did somebody say distraction? “It really wasn’t,” Raiders coach Jon Gruden said. “I’m just going to tell you it really … Click here if you’re unable to view the gallery on your mobile device.last_img read more

Odd-even scheme returns to city today

first_imgThe odd-even scheme will return to the Capital for the third time on Monday with pollution levels and the presence of toxic pollutants in the city’s ambient air being recorded at their highest so far this season on the eve of the implementation of its provisions for the better part of November.The scheme will be enforced at 8 a.m. on Monday, allowing only vehicles with even last digit on their respective registration number plates to ply till 8 p.m. The scheme will end on November 14. Non-transport, four-wheeler vehicles with registration numbers ending with odd digit will not be allowed on the roads with violators liable to pay a fine of ₹4,000.The restrictions, in accordance with the last digit of registration numbers, will also apply on vehicles registered in other States. The scheme, however, will not be in force on November 10 on account of it being a Sunday. While two-wheelers have been exempted from the restrictions of the scheme, CNG-driven ones have not been put on the list of exempted vehicles this time.Vehicles being used for medical emergencies and ferrying schoolchildren in uniform will be exempted in addition to women-only vehicles with children aged up to 12 in them. Vehicles occupied by physically disabled persons will also be exempted.A senior police officer said that Delhi Police has identified 200 traffic points with the deployment of as many teams to ensure the efficient implementation of the scheme. “This has been done in coordination with the Delhi Transport Department. Challans will be issued on the spot through e-challan system,” the officer said.last_img read more

Cricket cheats who brought ill-repute to the game

first_imgThe list of cricket cheats who brought ill-repute to the game:In 1994, Australian cricketers Shane Warne and Mark Waugh accept 3,000 pounds and 2,500 pounds from an Indian bookie for information on pitch and weather. They are fined by their cricket board.Shane Warne and Mark WaughSouth Africa’s Test captain Hansie Cronje is banned for life in 2000. Cronje accepted money from bookmakers to fix matches and offering team-mates cash to underperform.Hansie CronjeThe same year, India’s former Test captain Mohammad Azharuddin admitted fixing three ODI matches. He’s banned for life.Former Indian Test captain Mohammad AzharuddinFormer Kenya captain Maurice Odumbe is banned for five years for accepting mony from bookmakers in 2004. His ex-wife names six more players at his sentencing.Former Kenya captain Maurice OdumbeWest Indies’ batsman Marlon Samuels is banned for two years in 2008 for giving match-related information to an Indian bookmaker during the 2007 ODI series in India.West Indies player Marlon SamuelsIn 2011, Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer are banned for five years and jailed for spot-fixing during their 2010 tour of England. Agent Mazhar Majeed is also jailed.Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Aamer and Salman ButtFormer Essex cricketer Mervyn Westfield is jailed for four months after accepting 6,000 pounds in a spot-betting scam. His former teammate,  leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, is later banned for life for his role in the scam in 2012.Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth is banned for life after accepting money to spot-fix during Indian Premier League games in 2013. Three other IPL players are also banned.Indian fast bowler S. Sreesanth2014: New Zealand player Lou Vincent confesses that he took money to underperform and approach other players to do the same thing.advertisementNew Zealand player Lou Vincentlast_img read more