Portugal to let fans attend final set of top-flight games

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Portuguese football fans will be able to attend top-flight matches in the final round of fixtures this season, organisers said on Wednesday, as the country gears up to host the Champions League final later this month.A statement from the...

Raman, Powar, Kanitkar, Ratra interviewed for India women’s head coach job

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s Cricket Advisory Committee interviewed four candidates - W.V. Raman, Ramesh Powar, Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Ajay Ratra - for the India women's team head coach job on Wednesday.Sportstar understands that a total...

Indian shooting contingent reaches Zagreb for Tokyo 2020 preparations

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The Indian shooting team, in quest of Olympic preparation, was given a warm welcome in Zagreb, Croatia, as it landed at 2am local time, in a 180-seater SpiceJet chartered flight, on Wednesday.The 13 shooters, seven coaches, five physios and...

Klopp criticises Premier League for Man United’s fixtures logjam

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp criticized the Premier League for forcing Manchester United to play three games in five days, a schedule logjam which has inadvertently damaged his team’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League.Klopp sympathized with Solskjaer and...

IPL 2021 – Sunil Gavaskar: Rishabh Pant as captain is one for the future,...

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Sadly, the IPL had to be suspended after a couple of the players and some members of the support staff tested positive for Covid-19. In a tight bio-secure bubble which had no issues for the greater part of a...

Kidambi Srikanth on missing Olympics: This year has gone for me

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“This year has gone for me,” was the terse reaction of former World No. 1 K. Srikanth after the last of the Olympic qualifying events, the Singapore Open, was cancelled on Wednesday due to COVID concerns.“I had a chance...

Semenya sentenced to 50 hours of community service for speeding

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Olympic champion Caster Semenya was sentenced to 50 hours of community service for speeding while driving in South Africa, prosecutors said Wednesday.The runner was arrested last Thursday and released on $35 bail, the National Prosecuting Authority said in a...

FIFA details $5 million handed to players claiming unpaid salaries

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A FIFA fund helping players whose salaries were not paid sent $2 million to more than 400 applicants from Greek and Turkish clubs in the first wave of payments, world soccer’s governing body said on Wednesday.FIFA set aside $16...

Shardul Thakur has proved he can be an all-rounder: Bharat Arun

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India bowling coach Bharat Arun on Wednesday said Shardul Thakur has what it takes to be the fast-bowling all-rounder that the team has needed ever since Hardik Pandya's back injury restricted his role with the ball.Pandya was not included...