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Virat Kohli quits as captain of India men’s Test team

Virat Kohli has stepped down as captain of India men’s Test team. The 33-year-old, who stopped leading India’s limited-overs sides last year, had led the Test side since 2015. He captained India in a record-breaking 68 Tests, winning 40 matches – the fourth best record of any Test captain in history. “It’s been seven years […]

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Champions League last-16 ties redrawn after technical error in the process

Manchester United will take on Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League, while Paris St-Germain will face Real Madrid, after UEFA on Monday declared the original draw void due to a technical error in the process. Earlier, United were mistakenly drawn with Villarreal, even though both teams had already faced each […]

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Karim Benzema found guilty of conspiring to blackmail fellow footballer with sex tape

France and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been found guilty of conspiring to blackmail a fellow French footballer with a sex tape. A judge handed Benzema a one-year suspended jail term and ordered him to pay a €75,000 fine. Benzema, 33, was one of five people put on trial last month over an attempt […]

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Lionel Messi becomes free agent after his Barcelona contract expires

One of the world’s greatest players is now officially a free agent, twelve months on from his aborted attempt to leave Barcelona, Lionel Messi is now out of contract. The Argentine superstar’s deal expired at midnight and despite months of rumour and conjecture, he has failed to commit to an extension. Talks over a new […]

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Bundesliga: Haaland, Guerreiro shine as Borussia Dortmund defeat FC Schalke 4-0

Even though Borussia Dortmund ran riot against their bitter rivals FC Schalke by winning the match 4-0, the lack of the iconic yellow wall, no chants and echoing voices of players and support staff clearly gave a glimpse of what sporting activities could like post-COVID-19 There was a strange feeling in the empty Signal Iduna […]