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Harbhajan puts a new spin on popular fantasy sports app Howzat

Howzat, Junglee Games’ immensely popular fantasy sports platform, has onboarded another cricketing star by signing legendary former Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh as its latest brand ambassador. Howzat is also endorsed by Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, and Suresh Raina, and the addition of one of the game’s greats will only add to the popularity of the […]

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Flutter shares plunge as UK lockdown gaming boom comes to an end

Flutter posted an 11% drop in profits in 2021 as the easing of COVID-19 lockdowns reduced demand, sending shares of the world’s largest online betting company down 10% on Tuesday. Flutter slashed its full-year core profit forecast, excluding its heavy investments in the US, to between 1.24 billion pounds ($1.66 billion) and 1.28 billion in […]

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Josh supports Manchester City’s #SameGoals initiative

Josh, India’s most dynamic and engaging short video app, will support Manchester City’s #SameGoals campaign, an exciting initiative to promote women’s participation in football globally. Josh has entered into a collaboration with the 2020/21 Premier League champions by opening an official account on his platform last year to help the club bring more short […]

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Sports News Roundup: Olympics-Freestyle Skiing-Swiss Gremaud wins slopestyle gold, ‘relieved’ Gu settles for silver; Olympics-Snowboarding-Gasser Wins Big Air Gold, Sadowski-Synnott Wins Silver & More

Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Olympics-Freestyle skiing-Swiss Gremaud wins gold in slopestyle, a “relieved” Gu settles for silver Switzerland’s Mathilde Gremaud won gold in the women’s freeski slopestyle at the Beijing Olympics on Tuesday, while Chinese favorite Eileen Gu was roared by fans in the final but had […]

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China prepares carefully curated list of Olympic spectators

A spectator’s lone shot echoed through the nearly empty National Aquatics Center after the British curling team knocked a Swiss stone out of position, a difficult move that usually sparked cheers from fans. The spectator looked around at the audience of around 200 people, surrounded by thousands of vacant seats, and stopped applauding. […]

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Football-Chris Hughton to advise new Ghana coach

Ghana have appointed former Borussia Dortmund defender Otto Addo as their new coach along with Chris Hughton to serve as their technical adviser in next month’s World Cup qualifiers, the country’s football association announced on Wednesday. The appointment comes after Milovan Rajevac was sacked following their embarrassing exit from the Africa Cup of Nations final […]

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Bubble life: China takes COVID sports routine to new extreme

Officially, the Beijing Olympics are taking place inside what organizers call “the closed activity zone.” It’s a fancy way of saying “a closed loop”. You probably know it better as “the bubble”. And bubbles are now part of the norm at major sporting events. The premise of this bubble is simple: keep those who […]

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NFL-Dolphins appoint McDaniel as head coach to replace Flores

The Miami Dolphins on Sunday named former San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Mike McDaniel as the new head coach to fill the vacancy created by the firing of Brian Flores, who sued the NFL last week for alleged racial bias. McDaniel, who takes over a Dolphins team that is coming off two straight winning seasons […]

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Sports News Roundup: Olympics-Figure Skating-Canada’s Messing Headed to Beijing After COVID-19 Delay; Olympics-Biathlon-High winds and shooting problems level the field and more

Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Olympics-Figure Skating-Canada’s Messaging en route to Beijing after COVID-19 delay Canadian figure skater Keegan Messing has been cleared to fly to Beijing for the Winter Games and is due to land Monday morning after being delayed pending his COVID-19 test results, the Canadian Olympic Committee has […]

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Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. The NFL-Washington football team has a name again – the commanders The National Football League’s Washington football team said on Wednesday they would now call themselves the Commanding Officers after a lengthy review of how best to replace a name and logo that have been widely […]

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The New York Times buys the viral word game Wordle

The New York Times announced on Monday that it has acquired Wordle, the free online word game that has exploded in popularity and, for some, has become a daily obsession. He said the purchase price was in the “lower seven figures”, but did not disclose details. The Times, which features popular word games like Spelling […]

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National Equestrian Show Jumping Championship from Saturday in Mumbai

The National Equestrian Show Jumping Championship will start on Saturday at the Amateur Riders Club (ARC) at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai, the national federation announced on Friday. Athletes aged 14 and above will be eligible to compete in the seven-day event, the Equestrian Federation of India (EFI) said in a statement. Athletes […]

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Beijing’s Olympic bubble makes for a slightly surreal experience

For journalists covering the Beijing Winter Olympics, China’s strict pandemic control measures create a surreal and somewhat frustrating experience. China requires electronic confirmation of the health status of those attending or covering the Games and sends them into a closed-loop bubble upon arrival. It kept Associated Press photo editor Yirmiyan Arthur spellbound as she traveled […]

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Africa Cup organizers change venue for 3 knockout matches

The organizers of the Africa Cup of Nations have announced that they are changing venues for two quarter-final matches and one of the semi-finals. One of the quarter-finals scheduled for Sunday has been moved from Yaoundé’s Olembe stadium across town to the Ahmadou Ahidjo stadium after eight people were killed in an accident away […]

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Which Olympic Games? Advertisers fall silent ahead of Beijing Winter Games

Just a week before the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, American viewers can be forgiven for forgetting the date, or even that it takes place in Beijing, China. Unlike any Games in recent memory, the nearly 20 official international and national Olympic sponsors have kept a low profile, avoiding the press and […]

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Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Tennis-‘I am not God! I can’t win every game’ – Osaka proud despite early exit Naomi Osaka was at peace with herself after another failed attempt to defend a Grand Slam title at the Australian Open and the former world number one was particularly proud […]

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Soccer champions Japan get off to a winning start as Australia crush Indonesia

Two-time defending champions Japan edged out Myanmar 5-0 in their Asian Women’s Cup opener in Pune on Friday, while joint favorites Australia beat Indonesia 18- 0. Chelsea striker Sam Kerr netted five times and Emily van Egmond netted four in Mumbai as Tony Gustavsson’s side showed no mercy to an inexperienced Indonesian side scoring […]

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Rugby-Two Champions Cup matches canceled due to COVID

Saturday’s Champions Cup clash between Toulouse and Cardiff has been called off due to a number of positive COVID-19 cases on the French side, European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) announced on Friday. Cardiff won the Pool B tie 28-0 and five match points, under competition rules. “Discussions with Stade Toulousain and the National Rugby […]

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Sports news roundup: NHL roundup: Victor Hedman scores twice as Lightning continues; Tennis-Barty reaches third round on First Nations Peoples Day and more

Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. NHL roundup: Victor Hedman scores twice as Lightning continues Victor Hedman had two goals and an assist for the shorthanded Tampa Bay Lightning, who earned a 6-4 win over the host Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Nikita Kucherov, Mathieu Joseph and Steven Stamkos each had […]

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Title contenders Australia arrive for the Women’s Asian Cup

Regional heavyweights and title contenders from Australia have arrived here for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup, which kicks off with a double header on Thursday. The 20th edition of the tournament will see 12 teams play 30 games across three stadiums. ”@TheMatildas lands at #MumbaiAirplane arriving for the @afcasiancup. Can’t wait to see them in […]

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Here is a summary of current sports news briefs. Tennis-Raducanu survives Stephens test on Australian Open debut British teenage sensation Emma Raducanu cleared a dangerous hurdle in the first round at the Australian Open, beating experienced American Sloane Stephens 6-0 2-6 6-1 in a toppling contest on Tuesday. Raducanu, who shot to fame in September […]

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Football-Gambia and Mali draw after two late VAR penalties

Two late penalties awarded after the intervention of the video assistant referee saw debutants Gambia hold Mali to a 1-1 draw at the Africa Cup of Nations in Limbe on Sunday as the sides remained in top of the Group F standings. Both have four points from two matches with fellow group sides […]

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Baseball-Pioneer Balkovec ready to shake up the miners

To understand why Rachel Balkovec matters, you need one thing: “Impulse.” That’s according to the woman herself, who this week became the first full-time female manager in affiliate baseball, after the New York Yankees promoted her to head of their Low-A affiliate, the Tampa. Tarpons. “If you know my story and you have […]

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Man accused of supplying performance drugs to Olympians

US prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Texas man with providing performance-enhancing drugs to athletes competing in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, including Nigerian sprinter star Blessing Okagbare. Eric Lira, 41, of El Paso, is the first person to be charged under a new US anti-doping law governing international sports competitions. The US Attorney’s Office in […]

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Soccer-US Soccer president urges women’s team to settle lawsuit

U.S. Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone said on Tuesday she would welcome an out-of-court settlement of the landmark U.S. women’s national team players’ equal pay lawsuit. “US Soccer remains committed to resolving this matter outside of the courts for the long-term benefit of the sport at all levels,” Parlow Cone said in a statement. […]

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Sport Republic, backed by Serbian football billionaire, buys Southampton

[ad_1] Investment firm Sport Republic, backed by Serbian billionaire Dragan Solak, has finalized the Southampton takeover by taking an 80% stake in the club, the Premier League announced on Tuesday. Solak, owner of United Group, a telecommunications company, acquired the club in a deal worth £ 100million ($ 136million) from Chinese businessman Gao Jisheng, who […]

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Soccer-Wanderers clash with Western United’s latest A-League postponement

Western Sydney Wanderers’ game against Western United on Saturday is the latest A-League game to be postponed due to an outbreak of COVID-19, Australian professional leagues confirmed on Thursday. Five of the six games scheduled for the next few days have now been postponed and there are doubts over the remaining game between Wellington […]

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Soccer-Australia must look beyond marquee players for growth: Townsend

Australian rules football is set to inject cash following a sale of a minority stake to a US private equity firm, but the sport must look beyond signing top players level to develop,” said A-Leagues general manager Danny Townsend. The Australian Professional League (APL), which operates the country’s top-flight men’s and women’s leagues, announced on […]

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Football-Real Madrid cruise to victory in the derby against Atletico

Real Madrid won 2-0 against a listless Atletico Madrid on Sunday, earning a 10th straight win in all competitions that tightened their grip on top spot in La Liga. Karim Benzema, who had been doubtful for the game with a leg injury and only played the first 45 minutes, made the most of his time […]

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Cycling-Archibald, Lavreysen and Hinze dominate the first Champions League on track

[ad_1] Two-time Olympic champion Katie Archibald delighted a packed crowd at the London velodrome to win the endurance title as the inaugural UCI Track Champions League wrapped up on Saturday. With the Israel round of the competition canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, London’s double sold-out title has brought down the curtain on what organizers, the […]

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The football-Juventus team in “total serenity” despite the investigation – Allegri

[ad_1] The ongoing investigation into Juventus’ transfer deals did nothing to affect the calm atmosphere in the dressing room, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday ahead of their Serie A fixture against Genoa. Italian prosecutors this week raided the offices of the Turin club as part of an investigation into player transfers, including the conditions […]

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Elector Utsav: Delhi’s month-long voter registration review exercise ends

[ad_1] Thematic posters were put up on city buses, special camps were organized and the social media campaign intensified to disseminate awareness messages for voter registration during the special summary review of the city. a month of Delhi’s electoral roll which ended on Tuesday. Officials from the CEO’s office in Delhi said the exercise, held […]

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Indian women’s football team lose 1-6 to Brazil

[ad_1] India lost 1-6 to Brazil in the opening game of the international women’s soccer tournament at Amazon Arena in Manaus, Brazil on Friday. Manisha Kalyan’s equalizer was one of the highlights for India with goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan’s performance on a night where the hosts were in a dominant mood. The home side got off […]

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Soccer-Solskjaer pays for transfer failures and lack of cruelty

[ad_1] As he reflects on his exit from Manchester United on Sunday after nearly three years in charge, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will no doubt reflect on what could have been at Old Trafford. What if he had been less kind and ruthless to his players? What if he had been more aggressive in his transfer […]

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Special Voter Facilitation Booth Opening at IIITF Pavilion in Delhi: CEO

[ad_1] A special booth has been opened at the Delhi Pavilion of the International Trade Fair of India (IITF) being hereby, the voting authorities to facilitate voters, especially young people, in connection with the exercise special summary review, officials said. Delhi’s special summary revision of the voters list with Jan. 1, 2022, the qualifying date […]

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Special Voter Facilitation Booth Opening at IIITF Pavilion in Delhi: CEO

[ad_1] A special booth has been opened at the Delhi Pavilion of the India International Trade Fair (IITF) underway here by election officials to facilitate voters, especially young people, as part of the special summary review exercise officials said Thursday. Delhi’s special summary revision of the voters list with January 1, 2022 as a qualifying […]

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[ad_1] Here is a summary of current sports news. NBA-Dwyane Wade says LeBron, revamped Lakers need time The Los Angeles Lakers’ dismal start to the NBA season should come as no surprise and the revamped squad needs more time to solidify, former LeBron James teammate Dwyane Wade told Reuters. Los Angeles’ daring offseason actions, which […]

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Soccer-Zimbabwe Football Association board suspended after World Cup ignominy

[ad_1] Zimbabwe’s participation in the finals of the African Cup of Nations next January was compromised on Tuesday, as the country’s sports and recreation commission suspended the board of directors of the football association (ZIFA). The announcement was made without an explanation, which the committee said will be detailed later, but comes after Zimbabwe finished […]

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Soccer-Goulart leaves Guangzhou FC and returns to Brazil

[ad_1] Brazilian forward Ricardo Goulart, who took Chinese nationality in an effort to help his adopted country reach the World Cup, terminated his contract with Chinese Super League club Guangzhou FC and returned to North America. South. Goulart was one of five Brazilian players to acquire Chinese nationality in 2019, but a loan to Palmeiras […]

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Jio and MediaTek unveil esports event with Battlegrounds Mobile India

Telecom giant Jio and chipmaker MediaTek have teamed up to launch ‘Gaming Masters 2.0, an e-sports event featuring one of the hottest gaming titles called Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), aimed at gaming enthusiasts new and existing online and professional gamers in the countryside. After a successful run in the first season with “Free Fire” earlier […]

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Football-Immediate goal is to avoid relegation, says Newcastle boss Howe

[ad_1] Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe said on Wednesday his first goal was to keep the club in the Premier League after their dismal start to the season, adding that his side had to ‘suffer’ and ‘sacrifice’ to stay on their feet. Newcastle are winless and second from the bottom of the league table with […]

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Brazilian veteran Formiga retires from international football

[ad_1] After appearing in seven World Cups, the 43-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to play his farewell game for Brazil this month. Formiga’s final match for the national team will be against India on November 25 in Manaus, the Brazilian Football Confederation announced on Tuesday. “The legendary Formiga is going to say goodbye to the […]

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Tennis – The “haters” will appreciate Djokovic after his retirement: Medvedev

[ad_1] World number one Novak Djokovic might not enjoy the same kind of adulation from fans that Roger Federer or Rafa Nadal does, but even the Serbian’s “real enemies” will appreciate his records and achievements after his retirement, Daniil Medvedev said. Djokovic avenged his final US Open loss to Medvedev by winning a record-breaking sixth […]

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Soccer-Newcastle name ex-Bournemouth boss Howe after Bruce exit

[ad_1] Newcastle United have appointed former Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe as head coach until 2024 after Steve Bruce left last month, the Premier League club announced on Monday. “Newcastle United is delighted to confirm the appointment of Eddie Howe as the new head coach of the club with a contract until the summer of 2024,” […]

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Defending champion France loses in BJK Cup final, Spain wins

[ad_1] Canada won the deciding double to topple defending champions France 2-1 in the Billie Jean King Cup final here. Spain returned to beat Slovakia 2-1 for the first time after two defeats, including the 2002 final. In addition, the Czech Republic won in doubles to defeat Germany 2-1 in the Group D, and Belgium […]

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Mumbai City FC announces EA SPORTS as official partner

[ad_1] Indian Super League (ISL) champions Mumbai City FC have announced a partnership with global video game giant and creator of the world-renowned FIFA video game series, EA SPORTS as the club’s official partner, until the end of the 2023-24 season. As part of the association with the Islanders, EA SPORTS brands will adorn the […]

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Sportradar announces extension of official data partnership with ITF

[ad_1] Sportradar, the world’s leading sports technology company creating immersive experiences for sports fans and federations, on Wednesday announced a three-year extension of its agreement with the International Tennis Federation (ITF) to serve as official data partner of the ITF. The agreement extends the strong partnership between Sportradar and the ITF, which since 2012 has […]

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Interim Head of Brazilian Football Confederation supports biennial World Cup

[ad_1] The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has tentatively backed a biennial World Cup, with the interim president expressing support for a venture opposed by the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL). Rodrigues is due to travel to Paraguay this week to meet CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez, where they will discuss the idea proposed by FIFA. “I […]

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Infantino faces dissent on appeal with European football leaders

[ad_1] If Gianni Infantino had any doubts about how controversial his reign of world football has become, it was revealed to the FIFA president during an hour-long video call with leaders of the European federations. Trying to convince UEFA members to back his biennial World Cup plans, Infantino instead faced a torrent of criticism in […]

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Tennis-Medvedev packs his bags in Indian Wells fourth round

[ad_1] Daniil Medvedev was knocked out in the fourth round of Indian Wells by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov on Wednesday as the world number two’s near-perfect start turned nightmarish in a 4-6 6-4 6-3 loss. Medvedev broke Dimitrov’s serve to open the game, facilitating an almost perfect first set in which he won all but four […]

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Sportzworkz Pioneers Special EPL 2021 broadcast

[ad_1] October 14: The ongoing edition of the Everest Premier League, which takes place at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground in Kirtipur, has generated a lot of interest and reached new heights this season. Instrumental in the effort, Sportzworkz, pioneers in sports production and broadcasting, added new dimensions to the coverage of the competition in this […]

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Sports News Roundup: Soccer-Pepi doubles give US victory over Jamaica; Football-‘No more silence’: NWSL players return to the field and more

[ad_1] Here is a summary of current sports news. Soccer-Pepi double gives USA victory over Jamaica Ricardo Pepi’s brace in the second half saw the United States win 2-0 at home against Jamaica on Thursday to remain unbeaten in CONCACAF’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers. After opening the squad with two Draws, the United States have […]

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Tennis-Tsitsipas anticipates fewer toilet breaks in Indian Wells

[ad_1] Stefanos Tsitsipas, who came under scrutiny at the US Open for the timing and length of his mid-game bathroom breaks, said on Wednesday that the dry conditions in Indian Wells would mean less travel to the bathroom. “It’s very dry here,” Tsitsipas said ahead of his tournament opener in the Southern California desert, where […]

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Indian Olympic and Paralympic Heroes Support MOHFW to Promote #COVIDSafeFestivities

[ad_1] As the festival season is about to begin in India, the country’s decorated Olympians and Paralympians have joined hands for the first time since Tokyo 2020 in a video that was produced to support the efforts of the Ministry of Health. and Family Welfare (MOHFW) to inspire and promote safe celebrations during the festival […]

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Ajax forward Haller silences critics with four goals

[ad_1] It was only last month that Sebastien Haller was mocked off the pitch, but the imposing Ajax forward proved his worth on Wednesday with four goals in his 5-1 Champions League win at Sporting Lisbon. The lanky 27-year-old striker, whom Ajax forgot to register for European competition last season, delivered a masterclass in the […]

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Eurosport India obtains broadcast rights for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

[ad_1] Indian fans can follow all the action of the country’s para-athletes live at the upcoming Paralympic Games with the Indian Paralympic Committee awarding the Games broadcast rights to Eurosport India. The Tokyo Paralympic Games, which will take place from August 24 to September 5, will be the first time that Eurosport will broadcast a […]