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Haitian Football Federation chief provisionally banned by FIFA

Haitian Football Federation chief provisionally banned by FIFA

Zurich, May 26 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has provisionally suspended the president of Haitian Football Federation Yves Jean-Bart from all football-related activities.According to FIFA, the sanction has been imposed in connection with ongoing investigations concerning Jean-Bart."In ac...

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Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix suffers knee injury

Atletico Madrid's Joao Felix suffers knee injury

Madrid [Spain], May 25 (ANI): Atletico Madrid player Joao Felix has suffered a knee injury, the club said on Monday."Joao Felix has suffered a low-grade medial collateral ligament left knee sprain, as confirmed by tests he underwent at the Clinica Universidad de Navarra. The Portuguese international...

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Milan striker Ibrahimovic picks up calf injury in training

Milan striker Ibrahimovic picks up calf injury in training

Milan, May 25 (IANS) Hotshot former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday picked up a problem in his calf during training, his club AC Milan have said.As per a BBC report, the latest injury to the 39-year-old could be career threatening but Milan told BBC Sport he will have tests on Tuesday."W...

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LaLiga clubs resume training up to 14 players in a group

LaLiga clubs resume training up to 14 players in a group

Madrid, May 25 (IANS) Heavyweights Real Madrid and Barcelona were among LaLiga teams to resume training in groups of 14 players at a time on Monday as the sport looks to get back on its feet in the country.All football in the country has been suspended since March in the wake of coronavirus pandemic...

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Better for Haaland to stay in Bundesliga, feels Lewandowski

Better for Haaland to stay in Bundesliga, feels Lewandowski

Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has praised Borussia Dortmund counterpart Erling Haaland as a player with great potential, and advised the Norwegian to stay in the German Bundesliga.Before Bayern and Dortmund face each other at the Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday, all eye...

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'I was bored': Aguero phones Messi in middle of live stream

'I was bored': Aguero phones Messi in middle of live stream

Manchester,) Argentina striker Sergio Aguero called up national teammate Lionel Messi while going live on popular streaming platform Twitch.With no football being played due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Manchester City striker has been keeping himself busy playing online games and streaming it l...

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Setien responds to Messi's 'Barca cannot win UCL' remark

Setien responds to Messi's 'Barca cannot win UCL' remark

Barcelona, May 25 (IANS) Barcelona manager Quique Setien feels forward Lionel Messi's comments have 'created a big debate' after the footballer stated they cannot win the UEFA Champions League this season if they continue to play in the same manner that they have been doing.Messi seemingly questione...

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Australia suspends Olympic bid amid COVID-19 recovery

Australia suspends Olympic bid amid COVID-19 recovery

Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Australia's Queensland has suspended its bid to host the 2032 Olympics recently as the state government focuses on economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed the bid process had been paused, reports Xinhua news agency. "It's ...

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Silvestre opens up on Ferguson hitting Beckham with boot in 2003

Silvestre opens up on Ferguson hitting Beckham with boot in 2003

London, May 25 (IANS) Former Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre opened up regarding the infamous incident that saw former manager Alex Ferguson inadvertently hitting then-winger David Beckham with a boot inside the Red Devils' dressing room.The much-talked about incident took place after Ma...

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Chhetri named brand ambassador of Twelfth Man fantasy football

Chhetri named brand ambassador of Twelfth Man fantasy football

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India football captain Sunil Chhetri was on Monday named as the official brand ambassador of fantasy football platform 'Twelfth Man'.According to the makers, Twelfth Man is a premier ‘football only' fantasy gaming platform that allows users to compete in a large variety of c...

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