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Usain bolt may be playing football this season

Usain Bolt is on the verge of sealing a deal to trial with the A-League’s Central Coast Mariners, the Australian club said on Tuesday, as the sprint legend pursues his dream of playing professional football. Eight-time Olympic champion Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s World Championships in London, is an avid Manchester United fan who has long dreamt of playing top-flight football.

Thank you heroes

It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. France’s 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years that France has won the World Cup, and came at a time when the people feel needy.

France lift second World Cup

France won the World Cup for the second time by ending battling Croatia’s dream of a first title with a 4-2 victory on Sunday in one of the most entertaining and action-packed finals for decades.

France led 2-1 at halftime after a Mario Mandzukic own goal and an Antoine Griezmann VAR penalty, with Ivan Perisic briefly bringing first-time finalists Croatia level.

Jessica Alba to star in Killers Anonymous

Oscar-winner Gary Oldman and actor Jessica Alba have come aboard the cast of the film Killers Anonymous. The two actors join Tommy Flanagan, Sam Hazeldine, Rhyon Nicole Brown, MyAnna Buring, Tim McInnerny, Michael Socha and Elizabeth Morris in the project. The film explores a world that exists beneath the day to day, the restraint and order. Let’s Be Evil helmer Martin Owen will direct from a script by Elizabeth Morris, Goldfinch Studio said in a statement posted on their website.

East Bengal ropes in Costa Rican World Cupper

East Bengal, the traditional powerhouse of Indian football and an I-League club, has done what cash-rich Indian Super League clubs could not do so far. The Bengal outfit on Wednesday signed a current World Cupper to play for its team in the upcoming I-League -- a first in the history of Indian football.

Hit machine Hirani does it again, Sanju racing towards Rs 300 cr club

Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju continues to do gangbusters business at the Box Office. Setting a scorching pace, the film has broken all sorts of records, joining the Rs 200 crore club within a week of its release and it has on its 10th day collected a sum of Rs 28.05 crore, taking the total collection to Rs 265.48 crore. Giving a fresh lease of life to Ranbir Kapoor’s sagging career, it has posted many firsts — highest opening weekend earner to being the highest single day earner, Sanju has set the cash registers ringing at the Box Office.

I don’t see myself as a victim

Sunny Leone says whenever her name is dragged into controversies, she may feel like a “soft target” but does not identify as a “victim.” In the past, her dance performances have been cancelled and the actor has been at the receiving end of some politicians’ sexist remarks.

Asked if she feels victimised, Leone said, “I don’t see myself as a victim but I may be a soft target. I believe people should have the right to say what they want to, when they want to, how they want to, whether it’s right or wrong is their choice and moral stand.”

Once you have the costume on, you become the character

Jennifer Lawrence says she does not identify as a method actor and said she becomes the character as soon as she puts on her costume. The 27-year-old actor, who was last seen playing a Russian ballerina-turned-operative in Red Sparrow, said the film’s director, Francis Lawrence asked her to talk to her friends in an accent to stay in character — a suggestion she refused. “For two weeks before the movie, Francis would say, ‘You should talk in the accent at home. Stay in the accent and talk to your friends in the accent.’ I said, ‘Francis, I don’t have those kinds of friends.

The Tite of all seasons

IT’s Tite this and Tite that for Brazil football fans. It seems Tite is the only superstar in the Brazilian team. When Tite took over the reins of the Brazil World Cup squad in June 2016, the team was languishing at the sixth spot in the South American qualifying rounds. Nine months from then, Brazil was the first team to confirm their appearance in Russia after the host country.

Then a record stretch of eight wins in the qualifiers, which eclipsed their own six-match winning streak on the road to the 1970 World Cup, made the impossible possible.