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newssportsa month ago

Players are not machines, sustaining current intensity physically and mentally impossible, proclaims Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has hit out at both UEFA and FIFA claiming that they are killing players with the scheduling of games and added that it is impossible for the players to sustain this for long. The scheduling choices have come under immense criticism this season with mid-week games a regular feature.
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newssports3 months ago

IOC shortlists Brisbane for hosting 2032 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has shortlisted Brisbane to host the 2032 Olympic Games, in their Executive Board Meeting, even though nothing has been finalised yet. India was among the many countries to have shown interest in hosting the 2032 edition of the multi-sports event.
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newssports10 months ago

Grabbed Adam Gilchrist by the neck due to emotional frustration, recalls Justin Langer

Justin Langer recalled a chilling incident from his playing days when he grabbed his good mate Adam Gilchrist by the neck due to frustration with his own form. Langer revealed that after being dropped for the 2001 Ashes, he took his frustration on teammates due to his own bad run of form.
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newssports10 months ago

India to target a top-10 finish at the 2028 Olympics, claims Kiren Rijiju

Indian Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has stated that he is backing India to finish at the top 10 in the 2028 Olympic medals tally. The official also stressed the importance of making India a powerhouse in sports and how the government is leaving no stones unturned in their quest to achieve that.
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newssportsa year ago

Cricket Australia to seek ICC’s permission for use of disinfectants on match balls

According to Cricket Australia’s Sports Science and Sports Medicine Manager Alex Kountouris, the board will seek the ICC’s permission to use disinfectants on match balls. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the governing council has come up with new innovations to combat the spread of the virus.
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newssportsa year ago

Abdelhak Nouri has woken up from coma and recovering fine, assures Abderrahim Nouri

Abdelhak Nouri, the former Ajax starlet, woke up from a serious coma after two years and nine months, after collapsing in a pre-season friendly in 2017. Brother Abderrahim Nouri featured on a Dutch television show giving all the recent updates concerning Appie’s recovery, who graduated at Ajax.
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newssportsa year ago

Tokyo Olympics to be pushed to 2021, reveals Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced, on Tuesday, that the head of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has considered delaying the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics, that was originally scheduled to begin in July this year, could be possibly postponed by about one year.
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newssportsa year ago

Olympics 2020 | Won’t send our athletes to Olympics unless Games are postponed, states Canada

The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), on Sunday, issued a statement, confirming that it won’t be sending its athletes to the 2020 Tokyo Games unless the IOC postpones the event. The IOC earlier revealed that it had given itself a four-week deadline to decide on the fate of the tournament.
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newssportsa year ago

Reports | PSG line up Pierre Emerick Aubameyang as Edinson Cavani replacement

Paris Saint Germain have identified Arsenal’s Pierre Emerick Aubameyang as a replacement for Edinson Cavani who looks set for an exit before the end of the winter transfer window. The 32 year old is being linked to a number of clubs but Atletico Madrid look the closest club to signing him.
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newssports2 years ago

Egypt weightlifters out of World Championships owing to a two-year doping ban

Egyptian weightlifters have been barred from the world championships which began in Thailand on Wednesday following a doping ban announced by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). Egypt, who has been a stronghold for weightlifting over the years, can miss out on the 2020 Olympics.
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