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Blackburn 1-0 Bolton: Rhodes late show keeps Rovers’ distant play-off hopes alive

first_img Blackburn’s Craig Conway (R) with goalscorer Jordan Rhodes In-demand striker Jordan Rhodes struck a stoppage-time winner to keep Blackburn’s slim hopes of reaching the Championship play-offs alive.The 25-year-old produced a typically predatory finish in the fourth minute of time added on as Rovers beat local neighbours Bolton 1-0 to move them 11 points off the top six.Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer was true to his pre-match promise to start Rhodes, who the east Lancashire club insist is not for sale despite Middlesbrough’s attempts to pry him away.It appeared as if he had squandered the best chance of the night with a 79th-minute header which was brilliantly stopped on the line by Bolton goalkeeper Ben Amos.However, as the game headed towards a goalless draw, he pounced to poke home after Doneil Henry had flicked on Tom Cairney’s corner.Bolton had earlier gone close when Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele was at full stretch to save two well-struck Adam Le Fondre free-kicksBut the hosts slowly grasped the initiative in the second period, and after Amos emerged unscathed from a barrage of Rovers chances, Rhodes eventually found the back of the net to seal a deserved three points. 1last_img read more

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PM sets up task force to improve Olympics performance

first_imgPublished on COMMENTS sport With India only winning two medals at the recently concluded Rio Olympics and several near-perfect performances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi seems to have taken it on himself to improve India’s sports performance for the future.The Prime Minister has decided to set up a task force to prepare an action plan for the next three Olympics till 2028.This task force will prepare the overall strategy for sports facilities, training, selection procedure, scouting talent and related matters, an official statement said.This will be done to make a comprehensive action plan for effective participation of sportsperson, keeping in mind Olympics 2020, 2024 and 2028.The task force will comprise in-house as well as external experts. The task force is expected to be set up in the next few days, the official statement added. This decision was taken on Friday.The Indian contingent and officials were embroiled in several controversies during the Rio Olympics. While Indian officials’, accompanying the Indian contingent, behaviour came into question, India’s wrestler Narsingh Yadav was handed over a four-year ban after being hit by a doping scandal. August 26, 2016center_img SHARE SHARE EMAIL COMMENT SHARElast_img read more

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