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Van Dijk and Salah sink United as Liverpool keep title-winning run going

LONDON:  Ever onwards: Liverpool are cruising on. A 2-0 home victory over Manchester United was their 39th unbeaten league game in a row and their 30th successive victory, a run interrupted only by a 1-1 draw away to United in October. Only Arsenal and Chelsea ...
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Goal-hungry Haaland marks Bundesliga debut with hat-trick for Dortmund

FRANKFURT: Erling Haaland enjoyed a debut to remember as he scored a 20-minute hat-trick after coming off the bench in a 5-3 win for Borussia Dortmund at Augsburg. The 19-year-old – son of former Manchester City player Alf-Inge – had been linked with Manchester United ...
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Fernandinho’s late own goal sees champions City slip further back

LONDON: Cenk Tosun scored on his debut for Crystal Palace in their surprise 2-2 draw at Premier League champions Manchester City. Two late goals from Sergio Aguero looked to have settled a Premier League contest that burst into life in the closing stages after Cenk ...
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John Delaney . . . confirmation from UEFA

All over now for John Delaney as FAI’s ex-ceo quits UEFA role

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTING —- John Delaney, once one of the most influential men in European football, has finally quit as a member of the governing body of continental federation UEFA. Delaney’s exit from the international stage was an inevitable consequence of the financial scandal which ...
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AIPS Sport Media Awards 2019: The Finalists

LAUSANNE: After an intriguing process that began with accepting submissions on April 16, 2019, the second edition of the AIPS Sport Media Awards has been immense in quality, impact and universality, and today, AIPS is proud and honored to announce the Top 3 finalists in ...
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Tudhope voted Allianz Athlete of the Month —- Australia’s Ben Tudhope rounds off the 2019 Allianz Athlete of the Month after being voted the top performer for December. The 20-year-old snowboarder won a pair of gold medals in the snowboard-cross races at the World Cup ...
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Strong legacy in view, says Ridgeon after World Athletics checks out Oregon

— World Athletics officials have praised the planning and preparations for the World Athletics Championships Oregon21, after a meetings and venue visits in both Portland and Eugene, Oregon.Delegates toured the under-construction Hayward Field at the University of Oregon, visited Eugene hotels, and attended working meetings covering ...
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Medal flurries for Team GB on day six of Lausanne Youth Olympic Games

—- Team GB scooped five medals on day six of Lausanne 2020 Youth Olympic Games.   Speed skater Theo Collins became the first Team GB medal winner at Lausanne 2020 as he collected silver in the mixed country team sprint.   Competing with skaters from ...
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Start of corruption trial of Lamine Diack postponed after new files land

PARIS:  The trial of Lamine Diack, former president of the International Athletics Federation, has been postponed until June after the submission of new documentation on the scheduled opening day in Paris. The documents had been sent by lawyers acting for Papa Massata Diack, son of Lamine ...
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