David Cooper here with our key sports headlines on Wednesday.
We’ll also bring you more Los Blancos news throughout the day in our live blog.
Tottenham have apologised to supporters after the “unavoidable” delay to the opening of their new stadium at White Hart Lane.
Read more, here.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan claims Ben Stokes has brought cricket into disrepute but said the all-rounder has “suffered enough punishment” as he prepares for a return to Test cricket.
Read more, here.
The UAE’s worrying struggles at Under-23 level have continued after they suffered a 1-0 reversal to Syria during their 2018 Asian Games opener on Tuesday evening.
Read Matt Monaghan’s report.
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UPPER BODY EXERCISES
In the third of a series of exclusive clips, Morris demonstrates simple moves you can do, at home or in the gym, to build your upper body strength.
This exercise transforms the back of your arms into toned muscles by using just your own body weight and has sculpting benefits for your triceps. Stretch your legs out straight and hold onto the edge of a bench (or any surface around knee-height) with both hands. Bend at the elbows to dip, then repeat.
INCLINED PUSH UPS
This exercise works your lower chest and back more than a standard push up thanks to the angle you’re positioned in. Incline push-ups (along with classic push-ups and decline push-ups) increase blood flow to the upper body, helping to decrease post exercise soreness. Take up the regular push up position but with both legs raised on a bench, and push your body weight with both arms.
DUMBBELL HAMMER CURLS
This is great for your biceps, and crucially hammer curls help build the brachialis and brachioradialis muscles in a way other curls do not, allowing you to develop additional strength and size. The palms of the hands should be facing your torso, then exhale and curl the weight forward while contracting the biceps. Continue to lift the weight until your biceps are fully contracted and the dumbbell is at shoulder level.
Good morning everyone, David Cooper here giving you a bitesize look at what’s going on in the world of sport.
For once, though, Messi was not the hero as one of his team-mates stepped up to produce a spectacular winner, and that tops our three key conclusions from this curtain raiser to the new season.
Dembele’s stunner into the top corner in the 78th minute gave Barcelona the hard-fought 2-1 victory and left Valverde happy with his team’s performance.
Sterling opened the scoring as the defending Premier League champions started the new campaign with a 2-0 win at Unai Emery’s Arsenal.
Sterling has two years left to run on the five-year deal signed when he moved to City from Liverpool in July 2015.
Stuart Broad and James Anderson took charge as England surged into a 2-0 series lead with an innings-and-159-run victory over India in the rain-ravaged Lord’s Test.
Broad (four for 44) and Anderson (four for 23) each bagged a notable new milestone in their stellar careers as England bowled India out for 130 on the fourth evening.
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