England vs Austria live stream: How to watch Women’s World Cup qualifier online and on TV today

England will look to continue their perfect start to World Cup qualifying when they host Austria in Sunderland this afternoon. Sarina Wiegman’s side have won all four of their matches in Group D so far, scoring 32 goals in the process, but Austria are set to be their toughest test yet. Ellen White is set to win her 100th England cap and there could further history made as the striker closes in on Kelly Smith’s England goalscoring record. White is two goals behind Smith’s record of 46 ahead of this week’s fixtures, with England also facing Latvia in Doncaster on...
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Norway women and Turkey men win gold medals in the B-Division

All medal games in the B-Division of the Le Gruyère AOP European Curling Championships 2021 took place on Saturday (27 November) morning. On the women’s side, hosts Norway met Latvia in the final. After that Norway blanked the first end, the teams traded two-point scores in the next four ends. It resulted in a 4-4 tie at the half-time break.
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Ellen White marks 100th England cap with 45th international goal

Ellen White is now just one goal shy of equalling England women’s all-time record after she marked her milestone 100th senior international appearance with the decisive strike against Austria. In fitting symmetry, White made her Lionesses debut against Austria way back in 2010 and showcased her polished poacher’s instinct when...
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'Imants Tillers: As soon as tomorrow' opens at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

SYDNEY.- Imants Tillers is an internationally renowned postmodern artist whose practice includes conceptual paintings, installations, sculptures, prints and drawings. His signature works are comprised of many small painted canvas boards, which create impressive large format works when arranged together. Tillers’ paintings touch on philosophical, historical, and personal themes, often incorporating...
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Latvian government bans travel to several countries in southern Africa

RIGA - In relation to the new Covid-19 variant outbreak, by January 11, the Latvian government has decided to ban trips to the South African Republic, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini (Swaziland) and Malawi. Latvian nationals and EU permanent residents with a residence permit in Latvia who have returned...

White marks 100th England cap with goal in win over Austria

The 32-year-old produced a typical poacher’s goal, tapping in from close range with what proved to be the winner six minutes before the break. It was her 45th international goal, meaning she is now just one away from equalling Kelly Smith’s all-time England record of 46. "It’s a dream come...

NATO Chief Warns Russia of 'Costs' over Moves against Ukraine

“It is clear that if Russia uses force against Ukraine, that will have costs, that will have consequences," Stoltenberg told a media conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on Friday. Earlier this month, Ukraine claimed that there were nearly 100,000 Russian soldiers near its border. Stoltenberg said a meeting...

#Lionesses: Ellen White nets winner on 100th appearance

Ellen White marked her 100th appearance with the only goal as England edged Austria in the FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Playing in front of over 9,000 at Sunderland AFC’s Stadium of Light, the Lionesses made the breakthrough late in the first half, when White netted from a deflected Fran Kirby shot.

Berreiter wins women’s World Cup luge race in Russia

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Anna Berreiter of Germany got the win in a women’s World Cup luge race. Kendija Aparjode of Latvia was second, and Viktoriia Demchenko of Russia was third. This is the first time since 2015-16 that the first six medals of the World Cup women’s luge season have gone to six different sliders. For the U.S., Summer Britcher was 10th and Ashley Farquharson finished 12th. In doubles, Latvian brothers Andris Šics and Juris Šics got their first win of the season. Russia was second and Germany got third. Chris Mazdzer and Jayson Terdiman led the U.S. with an 11th-place finish.
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Latvian exchange student wins Lambert Business Professionals pin design contest

Lambert’s chapter of the Business Professionals of America have announced that Beatrise Bikovska has created the award-winning design for our state trading pin. Beatrice is an 18-year-old foreign exchange student from Latvia and is a junior at Lambert Public School. This pin will be created and sold to Montana delegates. When the delegates go to the national conference, they will trade this pin with delegates from all across the nation.

NATO head warns Russia against Ukrainian incursion

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned Friday that Russia would face ramifications if attempted to invade Ukraine, amid a worrying buildup of forces along the border between the two countries. "If Russia uses force against Ukraine that will have costs, that would have consequences," Stoltenberg said, per The Associated Press. "This...

Emirates signs codeshare agreement with airBaltic

Emirates has signed a codeshare agreement with airBaltic to offer customers enhanced connectivity to/from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Finland. The codeshare partnership will open new travel opportunities and offer Emirates’ customers convenient access to the Baltic Sea region. airBalitc customers’ will also benefit from seamless access to Emirates’ extensive network, via Dubai.

Latvia: NATO FMs discuss Belarus, Russia, China, Ukraine, Georgia, Republika Srpska, Afghanistan

[Stoltenberg] said ministers will…discuss NATO’s next Strategic Concept: “It needs to take account of new realities, including Russia’s aggressive actions, a more assertive China….”. On Friday (26 November 2021), Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg outlined the priorities for the upcoming meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers in Riga, Latvia on 30 November...