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Second World War bombs removed from AS Roma training ground | Off the field News

ROME: The Italian army was called to AS Roma’s training ground after several unexploded Second World War bombs were discovered, the Series A club said on Saturday. “A big thank you to the Italian army and their bomb squad, after they safely and successfully removed a number of devices dating back to the Second World …

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Thousands line up to bid farewell to Maradona in Argentina | Football News

BUENOS AIRES: Tens of thousands of fans eager to honor Diego Maradona lined up to file past the coffin of Argentina‘s most iconic soccer star on Thursday, some confronting police who tried to maintain order at the country’s presidential mansion. Some threw bottles and pieces of metal fencing at police near the Casa Rosada in …

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My batting position will depend on format I am playing, says KL Rahul | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Ahead of the upcoming three-match ODI series against Australia, India’s white-ball vice-captain KL Rahul on Wednesday said that his batting position will depend on the format the team will be playing. India and Australia are slated to lock horns in three ODIs, three T20Is, and four Tests. The first ODI will be played on …

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Hyderabad FC begin ISL campaign with 1-0 win over Odisha FC | Football News

BAMBOLIM (Goa): Debutant Aridane Santana scored from the penalty spot as Hyderabad FC began their Indian Super League (ISL) campaign with a solitary goal win over Odisha FC on Monday. Santana converted the spot kick in the 35th minute as Hyderabad kept their first-ever clean sheet in the league in their second season. Hyderabad were …

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Indian athletics’ High Performance Director Volker Herrmann quits | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Athletics Federation of India’s High Performance Director Volker Herrmann, whose contract has been extended by the Sports Ministry till the end of 2024 Olympics, has quit from his post, saying he “could no longer meet the self-imposed expectations coming along with the role.” An AFI source confirmed that Herrmann resigned a few weeks …

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ISL: ATK Mohun Bagan start off with 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters | Football News

BAMBOLIM: In their new avatar, ATK Mohun Bagan kicked off the seventh season of the Indian Super League on a high, defeating Kerala Blasters by a solitary goal on Friday. Fijian hitman Roy Krishna, who was ATK’s top goal scorer with 15 goals last season, struck the all important goal after a 67-minute deadlock to …

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Phil Foden nets twice as England ease to 4-0 win over 10-man Iceland | Football News

LONDON: Phil Foden scored twice as England eased to a routine 4-0 win over Iceland on Wednesday in their final UEFA Nations League Group A2 game. England took control when West Ham United’s Declan Rice glanced in a header from a free kick on 20 minutes and the lead was doubled four minutes later when …

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Ukraine’s Nations League match in Switzerland cancelled due to virus | Football News

KIEV: Ukraine’s Nations League match against Switzerland has been cancelled, the Ukrainian football association said on Tuesday after six of its players tested positive for the coronavirus. The association said in a statement that the match “cannot take place” after Swiss health authorities made the decision “to quarantine the entire delegation of the national team …

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Touring Indian cricketers clear Covid-19 test, begin physical training | Cricket News

SYDNEY: Gearing up for a gruelling tour of Australia, the Indian team on Saturday began outdoor training with a light session after the entire contingent tested negative for Covid-19. Several cricketers who recently competed in the Indian Premier League in the UAE, including Hardik Pandya, Prithvi Shaw and Mohammed Siraj, attended the session at Blacktown …

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IPL 2020: How five time champions Mumbai Indians planned their title defence | Cricket News

MUMBAI: The Mumbai Indians have further stamped their authority on the IPL, winning a record-extending fifth title with a comfortable win over Delhi Capitals in the final on Tuesday. Incredibly, this was the fourth time this season that Mumbai beat Delhi, remaining unbeaten against Shreyas Iyer and co. Such was the five time champions’ domination …

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Women’s T20 Challenge: Supernovas beat Trailblazers by two runs to enter final | Cricket News

JAIPUR: A fine blend of aggression and deftness, Chamari Atapattu (67 off 48 balls) single-handedly took on the responsibility to challenge the bowlers, putting Supernovas in the driver’s seat to down Trailblazers by two runs in a must-win Women’s T20 Challenge match in Sharjah on Saturday. With all the three teams winning one game apiece, …

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‘Litmus test’ – Olympic host Tokyo holds international gymnastics meet | More sports News

TOKYO: Tokyo this weekend hosts an international gymnastics competition described as a “litmus test” of its ability to hold sports events during the pandemic, less than a year before the virus-delayed Olympics. The friendly tournament on Sunday will feature teams from Japan, the United States, Russia and China, and is the first international sporting event …

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Women’s T20 Challenge: Disciplined Velocity stun defending champions Supernovas | Cricket News

SHARJAH: South African Sune Luus conjured up an unbeaten 37 under pressure as Velocity overcame a jittery start to stun defending champions Supernovas by five wickets in the opening match of the Women’s T20 Challenge here on Wednesday. Chasing a modest 127, Velocity were 38 for three inside nine overs but Luus took them over …

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Rishabh Pant: The curious case of Rishabh Pant; coaches feel he is ‘a long-term investment’ | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: There was a time when Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was tagged as the best man to take over the reins from the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni in limited-overs formats. Dhoni’s void is extremely tough to fill, but among the main contenders, Pant’s name usually came up on top in most discussions. However, things …

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KKR vs RR: Kolkata keep slim play-off hopes alive with 60-run win over Rajasthan | Cricket News

DUBAI: Captain Eoin Morgan displayed his big heart and Pat Cummins justified his multi-million dollar price tag while keeping Kolkata Knight Riders‘ slender IPL play-off hopes alive with a resounding 60-run victory over Rajasthan Royals on Sunday. On a day when it mattered, Morgan owned the stage with a power-packed 68 not out off 35 …

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Novak Djokovic suffers heaviest loss to lucky loser Sonego in Vienna | Tennis News

VIENNA: Novak Djokovic suffered his heaviest defeat in a three-set match on Friday when he was knocked out of the Vienna ATP tournament by lucky loser Lorenzo Sonego, stalling his bid to wrap up the year-end world number one ranking for a sixth time. Italian Sonego, ranked 42 and who had intially lost in qualifying …

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CSK vs KKR Live Score: CSK ready to play spoilsport as desperate KKR eye victory | Cricket News

Live Blog | Players from both the teams are out in the middle, warming up ahead of the mouth-watering clash. We are just 30 minutes away from the toss. See you toknight… 🦁💛#WhistlePodu #WhistleFromHome #Yellove #CSKvKKR https://t.co/aaO4U7qtM5 — Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) 1603976822000 Welcome to Match 49 of #Dream11IPL where #CSK will take on #KKR.Who …

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