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Champions League: Winning the only option for Barca vs Dynamo Kiev

Champions League: Winning the only option for Barca vs Dynamo Kiev

Barcelona, Oct 19 (IANS) Ronald Koeman's FC Barcelona face the first of two season-defining games when they take on Dynamo Kiev in a must-win match in the Champions League on Wednesday night.Although some sectors of the press are already looking ahead to Sunday's 'El Clasico' against Real Madrid, Ba...

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Battle for I-League spot intensifies as Delhi FC clashes with Kenkre FC

Battle for I-League spot intensifies as Delhi FC clashes with Kenkre FC

Karnataka (Bengaluru) [India], October 19 (ANI): The battle for the elusive I-League first division spot intensified further as Delhi FC prepare to line up against Kenkre FC in the penultimate match of the I-League qualifiers 2021.The match is scheduled to kick off here at the Bangalore Football Sta...

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I-League Qualifiers: Madan Maharaj FC eye strong comeback against Rajasthan United

I-League Qualifiers: Madan Maharaj FC eye strong comeback against Rajasthan United

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 19 (ANI): After facing their first defeat of the I-League Qualifiers 2021 final round against Kenkre FC, Madan Maharaj FC are eyeing a return to winning ways as they prepare to take on Rajasthan United FC here at the Bangalore Football Stadium.Madan Maharaj FC ...

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Premier League: 68 pc players fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Premier League: 68 pc players fully vaccinated against COVID-19

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): The Premier League on Tuesday confirmed today that 81 per cent of players have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose, with 68 per cent now fully vaccinated.Vaccination rates are collected by the Premier League on a weekly basis and the League continues to wor...

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Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega

Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As many as 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 which begins on Wednesday.Speaking about the competition, Uttar Pradesh Hockey coach Akram Mahmood said, "I t...

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Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac

Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India has qualified for the third round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup football championships, but chief coach Igor Stimac says further progress in the event will depend on how much time the national team will get for preparation for the Important games."If we make sure that we get ...

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Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge

Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): With three wins under their belt, the Indian women's football team will now take on Swedish Dammalsvenskan (tier 1) league side Hammarby IF in a friendly match in Stockholm on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.This is the first of the two friendlies they will play in t...

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Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries

Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The main discussion point in the football world currently is FIFA's plans to alter the frequency of the Men's World Cup from four to two years -- a move that has split the community.India coach Igor Stimac is still undecided but will support the move if it helps countries devel...

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Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India men's football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday mentioned that togetherness, energy, positive attitude and a great mindset have been the biggest takeaways as Indian Football moved forward together towards the final qualification process of the AFC Asian Cu...

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Premier League clubs block sponsored deals linked to owners: Report

Premier League clubs block sponsored deals linked to owners: Report

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): Premier League clubs on Monday voted to impose a temporary freeze on any of them signing commercial arrangements with businesses their owners are associated with.As per Sky Sports, the decision was made at an emergency meeting, after concerns were raised that Newcastle...

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