Daniel Bryan Cleared to Return to Wrestling by WWE

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WWE star Daniel Bryan has been medically cleared to wrestle, two years after being forced into a shock retirement.

Bryan hasn’t wrestled since he tagged with brother in law John Cena to face Tyson Kidd and Cesaro at a Smackdown episode in April 2015, but finally has been given the go ahead to return to in ring action.

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VAR: Killing the Game, or a Work in Progress?

 Wembley’s scoreboard as VAR is viewed during the FA Cup Fifth Round Replay between Tottenham and Rochdale. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

“Embarrassing”. “Degenerate” “A mockery of the game”. Words you’d probably associate with racism, sexism or violence in football perhaps?

Not in this case. These are terms used by pundits and figures in the football world to describe the use of the Video Assistant Referee, or VAR.

We are in an age where Joe Bloggs at home has a better idea of what happens in an incident than the match officials do. The system is designed to bring increased legitimacy to matches, and to add support to referees in times of confusion and doubt.

Thus far, VAR has done anything but that.

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Triple H ‘pushed for Jeff Jarrett to be included in WWE Hall of Fame’ sparking speculation of a return

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TNA founder Jeff Jarrett’s WWE Hall of Fame induction was pushed by Triple H, it has been revealed, sparking speculation that he could make a comeback to the organisation.

Jarrett, who created Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) in 2002, was announced on Monday as the latest inductee into WWE’s class of 2018, alongside The Dudley Boyz, Ivory and Bill Goldberg.

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CM Punk Hints at Wrestling Comeback after “In” Tweets

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Punk is the 12th longest reigning WWE Champion in history (Image: Getty Images North America)

Ex WWE star CM Punk has caused a stir among wrestling fans after appearing to tease a return to the ring.

The Chicago born star sent out a tweet, aimed at fans asking if he had been “in’.

“In” was seemingly a reference to the upcoming super-show “All In’, being organised and self funded by Cody Rhodes and the Bullet Club on September 1.

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Debunking the Myth – Why Can’t Messi Score Against Chelsea?

 

Bigfoot. The Loch Ness Monster. Bloody Mary. King Midas.

They are just some of the world’s most intriguing myths and legends, and still to this day, none of these have been proved or disproved.

However, in the sporting world, there is one myth that has so far stood the test of time: why can’t Lionel Messi score against Chelsea?

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South East Essex Green Party Member Warns of Dangers as Proposed Airport Expansion Gains Momentum

A South East Essex Green Party (SEEGP) member has claimed that a proposed expansion for Southend Airport is not sustainable, and will impact negatively on the area.

James Vessey-Miller, a spokesperson for the environmentally friendly party, also said that an expansion to the airport would not be environmentally responsible.

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The Crucial First Six Weeks

A key figure in student development at the University of Essex has stressed the importance of the first six weeks of a student’s experience at university.

Victoria Frost, the head of Residence Life & student support at the University of Essex, spoke of the crucial first few weeks of a student’s life at university, which can define how a student’s university experience will be shaped, and why the Residence Life programme is so important at the university.

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Stats reveal increase in re-offending rates in juveniles

Sending an individual to prison is designed to rehabilitate them, to help them realise the error of their ways and to set them back on the straight and narrow, as well as act as a punishment. This is especially important with child offenders. However, the latest release of the prisoner reoffending statistics from the Ministry of Justice, suggests that amongst the UK’s children prisoners, not all are learning their lesson. The stats released within the quarterly bulletin in January 2017 have revealed that the amount of reoffending juveniles has seen an increase of over 4% since 2004.

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Dog Laws – The Debate Continues

 

“It doesn’t seem real that our little Archie Bum has gone to heaven and our little Daniel is in intensive care because of a tragic, tragic incident involving a dog attack.”

So said the parents of four month old Archie Darby, who was killed by their aunts Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog in Colchester in October.

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The debate about changes to law regarding dogs have accelerated over the past three years, with an increase in the number of deaths related to dog attacks. While laws have changed substantially, the argument of whether enough has been done to train dogs and prevent further attacks rolls on.

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