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Teams still involved in breakaway Super League face sanctions from UEFA

The three teams that remain involved in the breakaway Super League operation, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, face sanctions from UEFA, which has reached an agreement with the nine other clubs. European football’s governing body said on Friday the nine clubs who backed out of the plan had signed a “Club Commitment Declaration” including a […]

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Indian Premier League suspended after multiple players test positive for Coronavirus

Cricket administrators in India were forced to suspend the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) after multiple players tested positive for the novel coronavirus. India is currently reeling under the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The country has recorded more than 20 million cases, and so far reported more than 222,000 deaths from the virus. […]

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Some players end their Indian Premier League season early amid surging Covid cases

Adam Zamp, Kane Richardson, Liam Livingstone and Andrew Tye have ended their Indian Premier League (IPL) season early to return home. India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin also said he is taking a break from the IPL to support his family. The news comes as India struggles with a surge in coronavirus cases. Tye, who was with […]

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Six English teams abandon European Super League competition after backlash

Six English teams involved in the European Super League have withdrawn from the competition. Manchester City were the first club to pull out after Chelsea had signalled their intent to do so by preparing documentation to withdraw. Later Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham also followed suit. The Super League said it would reconsider “the […]

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European Super League: UK government will do ‘whatever it takes’ to prevent breakaway

The UK government said it will do “whatever it takes” to prevent a breakaway European Super League involving six leading English clubs. Boris Johnson said ministers would be working to make sure the league did not go ahead in the way being proposed. The Duke of Cambridge also said he shared fans’ concerns about “the […]

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European Super League breakaway proposal shocks footballing world

The announcement of Europe’s 12 top football teams breaking away to form a European Super League has shocked and outraged the footballing and wider world. In a joint announcement six English clubs — Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur three teams from Italy — AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus — […]

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen wins Emilia Romagna Grand Prix

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won a chaotic and crash-halted Emilia Romagna Grand Prix at Imola on Sunday, with Lewis Hamilton second for Mercedes and retaining the lead in the championship by a single point. The win, by a commanding 22 seconds at the chequered flag, was the 11th of the Dutch youngster’s career. “It was […]

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12 European football teams breakaway to form their own competition ‘Super League’

Twelve of Europe’s top soccer clubs have announced plans to form a so-called European super league, in a move that looks set to rock the foundations of the sport’s top competitions, including preeminent leagues in England, Spain and Italy and extending all the way up to the World Cup. In a joint announcement six English […]

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Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama becomes first Asian to win major Masters title

Hideki Matsuyama won the 85th Masters in dramatic fashion on Sunday, holding off Xander Schauffele down the back nine to become the first Japanese man to capture a major golf title. Matsuyama struck for crucial birdies in a pressure-packed march at Augusta National, hanging on over the final holes for a historic one-stroke victory. Matsuyama […]

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Tiger Woods drove nearly double the speed limit when he crashed

Tiger Woods was driving close to double the 45mph speed limit when he crashed in February, according to Los Angeles County’s sheriff. The 15-time major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” of his car by firefighters and paramedics. Woods’ car left the road at about 84-87mph and flipped several times during the […]

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Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar shifted to hospital with Covid-19

Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar who tested positive for Covid-19 last week has been admitted to hospital. Tendulkar tweeted on Friday that he decided to go to a hospital in Mumbai “as a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice”. The cricket legend, loved by millions added that he was hoping to be back home in a […]

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Thierry Henry quits social media over inaction against online racism and bullying

Football star Thierry Henry has decided to take a strong stand against racism and bullying on social media platforms and has announced he will be disabling his accounts till authorities take substantial action. Henry said in his statement that “the people in power” are very quick to react to copyright infringement but do not show […]