Vertonghen’s black eye needs urgent treatment as Spurs suffer injury woe at Brighton

first_imgHugo Lloris suffered a horror elbow injury while falling into his goal in the first couple of minutes.Not only did the goalkeeper require oxygen as he was stretchered off, Maupay mopped up the rebound to put the hosts ahead.Spurs are already without Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso due to injury problems with crucial ties versus Red Star Belgrade, Liverpool and Everton on the horizon.Christian Eriksen blasts rumours Spurs team-mate Jan Vertonghen slept with his girlfriend and sparked dressing-room bust-up with Harry Kane TOTTENHAM defender Jan Vertonghen suffered yet more black eye ignominy with a fresh smack to the face against Brighton on Saturday.After picking up a shiner in training – not, as some thought, relating to a bizarre affair allegation – the Belgian required treatment again at the AmEx.2 Jan Vertonghen’s bruise was visible as physios treated the player2 Brighton’s Neal Maupay was also left dazed by the knockCredit: AFP or licensorsA clash of heads with Neal Maupay early on in the lunchtime kick-off left Vertonghen clutching his face.And TV cameras picked up the nasty looking bruise as Tottenham physios attended to it.Only days earlier, the centre-back was given a black eye in an innocent training ground incident.Christian Eriksen had accidentally collided with Vertonghen and rumours emerged that it was actually the result of a bust-up over alleged infidelity between the defender and Eriksen’s wife Sabrina Kvist.That notion was instantly dismissed by the Dane, who tweeted that it was “bulls**t”.Luckily for Spurs, Vertonghen continued after treatment as their injury woes mounted in Brighton.Latest Football newsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titlelast_img read more

Spirit of India Run by marathon runner Pat Farmer

first_imgThe Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India along with State Tourism Departments of the States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Chandigarh are supporting ‘ Spirit of India Run’ by Pat Farmer, an ultra marathon runner from Australia. Farmer will run over 4600 km in 60 days starting from Kanyakumari and finishing in Kashmir. He has initiated his run on January 26, 2016, celebrating India’s Republic Day and Australia Day.Farmer is a multiple world record holder for endurance running and has run from the North Pole to the South Pole, and across Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, the Middle East and North America. He has served eight years as a Member of Australia’s Parliament, with three years as Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Science and Training. He has raised millions of dollars for worthy causes during his 20 year running career.Farmer will run on an average 70-80 Km daily through the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir and cover a distance of 4600 km.‘ Spirit of India Run’ is aimed at cementing relations between India and Australia; encourage tourism and personal relationships with a view to create awareness of India as a ‘Must Experience’  destination for travellers from Australia; and support causes and charity which in the current endeavour is to raise funds for education of girl child.‘Spirit of India Run’ is also being supported by Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), Federation of Hotels and Restaurants Association of India (FHRAI), Hotel Association of India, Indian Heritage Hotels Association, etc. The IATO is providing a set of two experienced and knowledgeable drivers in each State to ensure smooth flow of movement of the vehicles accompanying Farmer.Pat is running from Kanyakumari to Srinagar and is being accompanied by a television crew which would cover the entire run and prepare a documentary that would be screened multiple times on Australia’s Channel 9 TV Network.The marathon commenced in front of Gandhi Mandapam, Kanyakumari at 06:15 on January 26, 2016 and was flagged off by the District Collector of Kanyakumari District. Farmer is entering in the State of Goa at Margao on February 8 2016 and Goa Tourism is assisting and coordinating all his arrangements while he is in Goa. To felicitate the runner, India Tourism, Mumbai alongwith Goa Tourism are organising an ‘Incredible India Evening’ at Margao, which will be attended by the members of the Media, Travel Industry, Hotel Industry, Government officials, School students and Sports enthusiasts. Farmer would then be leaving Goa for his onward journey into Maharashtra.As he enters Maharashtra on February 9, 2016 Indiatourism, Mumbai alongwith Maharashtra Tourism will welcome him at Banda-Border of Maharashtra. State Government Officials and Tourism Officials alongwith Sports enthusiasts from Sindhudurg District will also be present. Farmer would be in Maharashtra for eleven days covering Velagar, Malvan, Mithgavane, Ratnagiri, Velneshwar, Dapoli, Lonere, Pen, Shirsad and Kasa and would be in Mumbai on February 17 2016. India Tourism, Mumbai alongwith Maharashtra Tourism and all other stake holders would felicitate him at an ‘Incredible India Evening’ to be held at Trident Hotel, Nariman Point, Mumbai.Further, Gujarat Tourism would take over the arrangements for Farmer at Bhilad, the Gujarat entry point.  He would be in Gujarat from February 21-27, 2016 for a period of seven days, covering Vapi, Navsari, Ankleshwar, Por, Chaklasi, Ahmedabad and Himmatnagar. Indiatourism, Mumbai alongwith Gujarat Tourism will also felicitate him. After this, he will further proceed to Rishabhdev where Rajasthan Tourism would be taking over the arrangements of the ‘Spirit of India Run’ alongwith the India Tourism, Jaipur.All the State Departments of Police, Traffic, Education, Sports, Health and media have been requested to extend their support in their respective States for the smooth conduct of ‘Spirit of India Run.’last_img read more