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PBL's sixth edition postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
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PBL's sixth edition postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic

The league, which is one of the highest prize money badminton tournaments in the world, was initially scheduled to take place in the last week of December in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune.

Premier League: Frank Lampard stresses 'respect' for Jose Mourinho ahead of Chelsea-Spurs clash
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Premier League: Frank Lampard stresses 'respect' for Jose Mourinho ahead of Chelsea-Spurs clash

Lampard, who won two Premier League titles under Mourinho at Stamford Bridge, played down their previous incidents and said the Portuguese was still a top manager.

PGA Tour acquires minority stake in European Tour TV as part of alliance
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PGA Tour acquires minority stake in European Tour TV as part of alliance

The deal effectively makes the two leading tours more partners than rivals. The tours said in a statement it would allow them to collaborate on commercial opportunities and global media rights in certain territories.

Three funeral workers fired for posting pictures alongside Diego Maradona's coffin
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Three funeral workers fired for posting pictures alongside Diego Maradona's coffin

The images distributed across social media created outrage, even death threats, across a nation that venerated Maradona, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60.

European leagues seek ways to remember and honour Argentine legend Diego Maradona
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European leagues seek ways to remember and honour Argentine legend Diego Maradona

Leagues around Europe will honour former Napoli and Barcelona player Diego Maradona in different ways after his passing on Wednesday.

Premier League: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer happy to have fans back, even if Manchester United support shut out
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Premier League: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer happy to have fans back, even if Manchester United support shut out

Clubs based in Tier-3 areas, such as Manchester and Birmingham, are still not allowed to open their gates.

'Fit India' campaign integral part of over 2 lakh schools, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju
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'Fit India' campaign integral part of over 2 lakh schools, says Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju praised the ITBP for taking a lead role in this campaign and urged more central police and defence forces to conduct and participate in such events.

French Football Federation loses 24 million euros due to COVID-19, says director general
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French Football Federation loses 24 million euros due to COVID-19, says director general

Hardouin also warned of a need to juggle “the other uncertainty” surrounding the deepening conflict between the Football Professional League (LFP) and Spanish broadcasters Mediapro over the payment of television rights.

We could have helped Diego Maradona, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
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We could have helped Diego Maradona, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Klopp described his one meeting with Maradona as like "meeting the Pope", but believes the love shown after his death could have helped prevent some of his excesses.

Diego Maradona was intimidating with ball but had heart of pure gold, says Indian football team coach Igor Stimac
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Diego Maradona was intimidating with ball but had heart of pure gold, says Indian football team coach Igor Stimac

Paying tribute to Maradona who died of heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60, Stimac said he was always in awe of the Argentine wizard against whom he had the opportunity to play twice in his career.

Sports ministry adds eight para athletes to Target Olympic Podium Scheme
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Sports ministry adds eight para athletes to Target Olympic Podium Scheme

The decision was taken by the Mission Olympic Cell at its meeting on November Thursday. The eight athletes are from athletics, shooting, badminton and table tennis.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Test events to resume in March, decision on attendance in spring
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Test events to resume in March, decision on attendance in spring

Fans and foreign athletes will be allowed at some of the test events, which will also be used to assess anti-coronavirus measures and contingency plans.

Diego Maradona was there for me in tough times, says Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho
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Diego Maradona was there for me in tough times, says Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho

The Spurs boss said those who had been able to spend time with Maradona had been privileged, drawing a line between the footballer and the man.

Doctors warn over Delhi's 'suicidal' half-marathon amid COVID-19 outbreak and soaring air pollution
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Doctors warn over Delhi's 'suicidal' half-marathon amid COVID-19 outbreak and soaring air pollution

With New Delhi recording more than 500,000 virus cases, and air quality in the world's most polluted capital hovering between 'unhealthy' and 'hazardous', health experts said the athletes should think twice.

India vs Australia: Two protesters enter field holding 'No $1B Adani Loan' signs during 1st ODI in Sydney
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India vs Australia: Two protesters enter field holding 'No $1B Adani Loan' signs during 1st ODI in Sydney

One of the invaders, carrying a placard denouncing India's Adani Group's coal project in Australia, reached close to the pitch just before pacer Navdeep Saini was getting ready to bowl the sixth over of the home team's innings.

'Say no to racism': Kylian Mbappe joins French teammates in condemning Paris police violence
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'Say no to racism': Kylian Mbappe joins French teammates in condemning Paris police violence

Kylian Mbappe on Thursday joined French national teammates and other athletes in condemning police filmed beating a black music producer in Paris.

ISL 2020-21, Kolkata Derby Preview: ATK Mohun Bagan favourites as storied rivalry comes to the league
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ISL 2020-21, Kolkata Derby Preview: ATK Mohun Bagan favourites as storied rivalry comes to the league

The Kolkata Derby adds the century-old rivalry to ISL's cabinet, enriching the competition with its history.

Europa League: Napoli honour club legend Diego Maradona with win; Leicester City, Arsenal reach last 32
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Europa League: Napoli honour club legend Diego Maradona with win; Leicester City, Arsenal reach last 32

Gennaro Gattuso's side entered the field all wearing the number 10 jersey of Maradona, who won Napoli's only Serie A titles in 1987 and 1990 as well as the 1989 UEFA Cup.

ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC hold Kerala Blasters after late strike from Idrissa Sylla
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ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC hold Kerala Blasters after late strike from Idrissa Sylla

The draw ensured that NorthEast United FC remained unbeaten after two games.