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Atletico de Madrid: Marcos Llorente, ‘Jugador Cinco Estrellas’ de febrero

—- Marcos Llorente ha sido elegido ‘Jugador Cinco Estrellas’ del mes de febrero por votación de los aficionados atléticos. Mahou entregó el trofeo al centrocampista madrileño, quien analiza el momento de forma que atraviesan tanto el equipo como él mismo. A continuación ponemos a su disposición un vídeo con la entrevista a nuestro futbolista. Esperamos que ...
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UEFA disciplinary update FK Crvena zvezda (Red Star) v AC Milan

NYON: Following a disciplinary investigation conducted by a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector, disciplinary proceedings have been opened in accordance with the Article 55 (1) (d) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), following the incidents which occurred during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between FK Crvena zvezda and AC Milan (2-2), played on 18 February 2021 ...
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Referees preparation for FIFA Futsal World Cup 2021™: ‘Road to Lithuania project’ officially launched

  —- The Road to Lithuania 2021 has become a reality thanks to the vision, and commitment of FIFA Referee Committee Chairman Pierluigi Collina and FIFA Director of Refereeing Massimo Busacca. Their leadership has empowered a group of Futsal refereeing specialists (one from each Confederation) to develop a strategic plan to develop, train, and prepare ...
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IOC: Top five things to know about Olympic surfing

—- Who are the top Olympic surfers at Tokyo 2020? When and where will Olympic surfing take place? What is the history behind one of the new sports in the Olympic programme? Set to make a big splash in its Olympic debut, we are here to bring you up to speed on the popular, adrenaline-packed ...
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Proud’ and ‘blessed’ Brian Facer reflects on first 50 days at the helm of British Cycling

—- At the end of his first 50 days as the new CEO of British Cycling, Brian Facer is eager to see a return to events and activities and has shared his thoughts on the big challenges facing the organisation and the sport more widely over the coming year. Following recent announcements from both the ...
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Russian Athletics Federation reinstatement plan approved by World Athletics Council

—- Following detailed work by World Athletics’ Russia Taskforce, its independent experts, and RusAF, a final plan for the reinstatement of RusAF to membership of World Athletics was recommended to the World Athletics Council last week. In an email to the World Athletics Council, Taskforce Chairman Rune Andersen wrote: “The Taskforce has now reviewed and ...
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IPC launches Tokyo 2020 anti-doping webpage

—- The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has launched a Tokyo 2020 anti-doping dedicated webpage (https://www.paralympic.org/anti-doping-tokyo2020) with a summary of key information for National Paralympic Committees, National Anti-Doping Organisations and International Federations ahead of this year’s Paralympic Games. This new webpage includes information about the IPC Anti-Doping Code, the Tokyo 2020 Doping Control Guidebook and other ...
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OCA, AESF sign partnership agreement for Asian Games

Kuwait City, Kuwait, March 1, 2021: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) have announced the “Road to Asian Games” campaign for the OCA’s 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, in September 2022. The two parties held a virtual signing ceremony on March 1 to confirm the AESF as the OCA’s ...
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Week ahead in athletics

—- 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 the World Athletics website and its social media channels. Monday 1 March Feature: New Zealand’s Lauren Bruce, the Oceania record-holder in the hammer ...
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FIFA: CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers in March

—- FIFA has been working with all Concacaf member associations, with the support of the confederation, to provide guidance ahead of the upcoming qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. The match schedule for Qualification Round 1 in the Concacaf region includes 30 member associations who are each scheduled to play two matches between 24 ...
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