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Liverpool leave it late to grab goals to hold Manchester City at bay

LONDON: Liverpool once again answered Man City in this titanic Premier League title race by earning a 2-0 win at Cardiff to go back to the top of the table. Once again Liverpool refused to go away as a fantastic Gini Wijnaldum strike and late ...
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Ronaldo wins league crown in country No3 as Juventus make it eight in a row

TURIN: Juventus secured their eighth Italian league title in succession with five games to spare as Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated winning a title in a third major European league. Needing only one point to seal their 35th league title overall, the runaway leaders fell behind to ...
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Foden header makes all the difference for leaders City in Tottenham repeat

LONDON: Manchester City moved back to the top of the table after Phil Foden’s first Premier League goal proved enough for a 1-0 home win over Tottenham. The encounter lacked the drama of Wednesday’s Champions League classic with Foden’s back-post header after five minutes proving ...
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Raheem Sterling's response to abuse on Montenegro

Infantino tells reluctant referees it’s time to stand up for zero tolerance on racist abuse

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTING —- FIFA president Gianni Infantino has told football it must do more than pay mere lip-service to the stream of strictures against racism in the game, whether by officials, players or fans. Infantino, who is due to be re-elected unchallenged at the ...
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New controversy for African football after corruption claims report goes to FIFA

CAIRO: The African Football Confederation is heading into yet another period of turbulence after the sacking of secretary-general Amr Fahmy. Africa’s ruling body acted reportedly because Fahmy for registering corruption accusations against the CAF’s Madagascar president Ahmad. The Reuters agency stated that Fahmy had accused ...
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THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 22-28 APRIL —- The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on theĀ Read More

Women’s football and softball to share early start at Tokyo Olympic Games

TOKYO: Tokyo 2020 has announced the event line-up for each session of next year’s Olympic Games. The programme features a record 33 sports and 339 events and will run from July 24 until August 9. Women’s football and softball will start two days before the ...
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Tokyo 2020 signs up Visa as ‘gold partner’ for the Paralympic Games

TOKYO: Organisers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo have secured Visa as a Paralympic gold partner for the payment systems category. That brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Partners to 71. Visa thus joins the highest tier of the domestic sponsorship programme,. ...
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Sport’s greatest comeback? Tiger Woods wins fifth Masters after gap of 14 years

AUGUSTA: Tiger Woods achieved one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history when he won the United States Masters for the fifth time — 11 years after he last won one of the four classic golf tournaments. A final round of two-under-par 70 earned the ...
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