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Concussions subs are approved by law-makers – but only up to a point

EDINBURGH: Additional permanent concussion substitutions are being formalised in football’s laws but implementation will be up to individual competitions to implement, the law-making International Football Association Board decided at the annual meeting in Loch Lomond. Trials for using sin bins as a punishment for dissent […]


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Nunez snatches late win for Liverpool, Werner on target at last for Spurs

LONDON: With 98 minutes played at the City Ground it seemed Liverpool were set to drop two crucial points in the Premier League title race but Darwin Nunez struck a last-gasp winner to secure a 1-0 win at Nottingham Forest on Saturday. It was the […]


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FIFA WORLD CUP: Lebanon’s home tie against Australia switched to Canberra

SYDNEY: Lebanon’s home World Cup qualifier against Australia has been switched to Canberra because of the instability in the Middle East caused by the conflict in Gaza. Australia were scheduled to host Lebanon in Group I in Sydney on March 21 and will now also […]


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All over for Pogba? Juve’s 2018 world champion to appeal to CAS over four-year dope-test ban

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTING —- Paul Pogba, the forgotten French World Cup winner, has been suspended from football for four years in Italy after testing positive for DHEA, a banned substance which prompts raised levels of testosterone. Pogba, currently with Juventus, has said he will appeal […]


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Everton appeal verdict far from being the final word

KEIR RADNEDGE REPORTS: Everton’s success in having a financial fairplay penalty of 10 points cut to six by a Premier League appeal panel was not the end of the matter. The Merseyside club rose two places to 15th in the table on 25 points, five […]


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SL Benfica

Rui Costa and Benfica delegation received by Pope Francis at the Vatican —Club President and officials met the Pope as part of the official celebrations of the Benfica’s 120th anniversary in a private audience at the Vatican —- Lisbon, 1 March 2024 – As part […]


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Coe promises plenty of excitement on eve of World Indoor Championships

—- On the eve of the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Glasgow the World Athletics president Sebastian Coe celebrated the athletes who are preparing to put on a show at the Glasgow Arena from 1-3 March and looked forward to a packed year of global […]


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From broke to world sensation . . . Holloway is ready to amaze in Glasgow

AIPS / GLASGOW: Once he was a university student with only $42 in his bank account, then track and field changed his life. “We have to live in the moment, sometimes as individuals we lose sight of what we have here in front of us” […]


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Beijing awarded staging of the 2027 World Athletics Championships

—- The World Athletics Council has selected Beijing, China, to host the 2027 World Athletics Championships.The decision was made at the 234th World Athletics Council Meeting, held in Glasgow ahead of the World Athletics Indoor Championships (1-3 March).The 2027 World Athletics Championships will welcome the […]


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First three marathon athletes named by Team GB for Paris Olympics

LONDON: Charlotte Purdue, Calli Hauger-Thackery and Phil Sesemann have been named by the British Olympic Association as the first three marathon athletes selected in the athletics team at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. After running inside the qualification standard [2:08:04] at the Seville marathon earlier […]


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