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Real Madrid and Barca confirmed among 11 venues proposed by Spain for 2030

MADRID: Spain’s soccer federation has proposed 11 stadiums as candidates to host matches during the 2030 World Cup, including the home arenas of LaLiga clubs Barcelona, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. Spain, who will co-host the tournament with Portugal and Morocco as well as centenary […]


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Korea federation in complaint to FIFA about racist abuse of Hwang

SEOUL: The Korean Football Association has written to Fifa to express “serious concerns” after Wolves’ Hwang Hee-chan was the target of an alleged racist remark by a Como player in a pre-season friendly. South Korea forward Hwang reported the remark during Monday’s friendly in Marbella, […]


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OLYMPIC GAMES: Team GB modern pentathlete withdrawn from Paris 2024

LONDON: The British Olympic Association has confirmed that Team GB modern pentathlete Myles Pillage will be unable to compete at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games and has been withdrawn from the team on medical grounds. Pillage sustained a calf injury at the World Championships four […]


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OLYMPIC GAMES: Lacazette proud to captain hosts at Paris 2024

PARIS: Alexandre Lacazette said he was proud that head coach Thierry Henry, his idol growing up, had given him the responsibility of leading the France Olympic team, and hoped the home support would fuel the team’s medal ambitions. Lacazette, who last played for France in […]


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