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Barcelona heading for Mallorca on June 14 to resume Spanish title chase

MADRID: Barcelona will recommence their bid to defend the Spanish title on Saturday June 13 away to Real Mallorca after a three-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, while Real Madrid will host Eibar on June 14. LaLiga has confirmed the Spanish season will kick back ...
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Liverpool questions over title decider and neutral stadia uncertainty

LONDON: Liverpool are confused by a police proposal that some of their remaining matches should be played at neutral venues once the Premier League restarts on Wednesday, June 17. Jurgen Klopp’s team are two wins away from the club’s first league title in 30 years ...
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First career hat-trick for Jadon Sancho as Dortmund crush Paderborn

FRANKFURT: Jadon Sancho scored the first hat-trick of his career on his first start since the Bundesliga resumed as Borussia Dortmund thrashed Paderborn. After an uneventful first half, Thorgan Hazard put Dortmund ahead with a tap-in before Sancho slotted home his first goal since 29 February. ...
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Jadon Sancho . . . the man and the message

Use your common sense, FIFA tells FAs in U-turn over reaction to George Floyd crisis

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTING —- FIFA has varied its traditional stance in response to reaction in the world of sport to the turbulence in the United States over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man killed in police custody in the United States. Up ...
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IFAB: Laws of the Game changes come into effect

ZURICH: The Laws of the Game 2020-21, approved at the 134th Annual General Meeting of the International Football Association Board, on February 29, have come into force from June 1. The downloadable versions of the full Laws of the Game book, the summary and details ...
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ANOC mourns loss of EOC President and ANOC Vice President Janez Kocijančič (Read more) Feature Interviews Interview with Spanish NOC President Alejandro Blanco (Read more) Interview with ANOC Athletes’ ...
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Austria ignition as Formula One plots initial eight grand prix races

—- The 2020 Formula 1 season will start in Austria on July 5, the first of a run of eight races in Europe including two British grands prix. An F1 statement said the championship would begin across three consecutive weekends – two in Austria on ...
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AIPS e-College: a positive, pilot experience for Young Reporters

AIPS / LAUSANNE Just two months ago, in the midst of the pandemic outbreak, AIPS decided not to submit to the global halt that COVID-19 was imposing on sport. . This unprecedented crisis was not to be wasted. It is on this premise that the ...
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Hat-trick star Sancho joins sport’s protest over George Floyd death

FRANKFURT: England forward Jadon Sancho was among a number of sports stars adding their voice to worldwide protests against racism on Sunday. Protests have been held after George Floyd, an unarmed black man, died while being restrained by Minneapolis police. Sancho unveiled a ‘Justice for George ...
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