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India Open badminton tournament postponed indefinitely after recent COVID-19 surge
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India Open badminton tournament postponed indefinitely after recent COVID-19 surge

The India Open badminton tournament, slated to be held at the Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi from 11-16 May, has been postponed owing to rising COVID-19 cases in the city, BAI announced on Monday.

Asian Weightlifting Championship: Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga finishes 8th
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Asian Weightlifting Championship: Youth Olympics gold medallist Jeremy Lalrinnunga finishes 8th

Jeremy Lalrinnunga, who was placed 22nd in the 67kg category before this event, was competing to improve his points which would help him seal an Olympic berth based on the continental quota.

At least two French clubs set to feature in planned European Super League, says report
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At least two French clubs set to feature in planned European Super League, says report

The absence of French and German teams is notable, despite Bayern Munich and Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain reaching last season's Champions League final.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at the earliest
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: NRAI requests government to vaccinate Olympic-bound shooters at the earliest

The NRAI stepped up its call for vaccination after three of its Olympic-bound shooters contracted the highly contagious virus recently, forcing the federation to cancel the national camp for the rifle team that was to start in the national capital from Tuesday.

European Super League: UK threatens to invoke legal powers against breakaway League
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European Super League: UK threatens to invoke legal powers against breakaway League

Britain's government vowed on Monday to do "whatever it takes" to protect football, raising the possibility of invoking competition law to block a proposed new European Super League by breakaway clubs

Italian cycling team Vini Zabu banned from racing for one month after two doping cases emerge
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Italian cycling team Vini Zabu banned from racing for one month after two doping cases emerge

Matteo De Bonis tested positive for EPO in an out-of-competition control in March while teammate Matteo Spreafico fell foul of doping regulations twice on the Giro last October.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Will Japanese athletes be vaccinated ahead of the public?
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Will Japanese athletes be vaccinated ahead of the public?

Will Japanese athletes be vaccinated before Tokyo 2020? Will there be local fans in venues? All that and more answered

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Belgian athletes get priority vaccines ahead of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Belgian athletes get priority vaccines ahead of Games

The Belgian Olympic Committee said its 177 Olympic and 55 Paralympic athletes will get vaccine shots while most of the adult population of their age must still wait.

French Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty doesn't consider herself as defending champion, says 'it's a fresh start for everyone'
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French Open 2021: Ashleigh Barty doesn't consider herself as defending champion, says 'it's a fresh start for everyone'

The Australian won her only major singles title in Paris in 2019. The tournament was cancelled last year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

European Super League: Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur fans in rare agreement in condemning breakaway league
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European Super League: Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur fans in rare agreement in condemning breakaway league

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur fans enjoy a fierce rivalry but the announcement of the European Super League achieved the rare feat of uniting them virtually as one in condemning it.

UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin says Super League players could be banned from playing for national teams
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UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin says Super League players could be banned from playing for national teams

Three of the 12 rebels — Chelsea, Manchester City and Real Madrid — are scheduled to play in the Champions League semi-finals next week. Two more, Manchester United and Arsenal, are in the Europa League semi-finals.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel backs club to make 'right decisions' amid Super League fury
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Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel backs club to make 'right decisions' amid Super League fury

Branded as a cynical money-grab and already triggering threats of legal action and bans, the Super League is one of the most explosive stories in football history.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hima Das confident of India women's 4x100m relay team qualifying for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hima Das confident of India women's 4x100m relay team qualifying for Games

The top eight finishers in the World Relays on 1 and 2 May at Chorzow in Selisia will get automatic berths in the Tokyo Games, which is scheduled to begin on 23 July.

AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa deserve to play in tournament, says Persepolis FC head coach
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AFC Champions League 2021: FC Goa deserve to play in tournament, says Persepolis FC head coach

The Indian club is not only technically sound but the players are mentally tough as well, according to Golmohammadi,

Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri tests positive for COVID-19, ruled out of action for two weeks
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Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri tests positive for COVID-19, ruled out of action for two weeks

Lahiri received his test result on Saturday and has since gone into quarantine.

European Super League: Rage against breakaway league is muffled by our cheers
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European Super League: Rage against breakaway league is muffled by our cheers

Even if this plan stumbles, the concept will be back, sooner rather than later, in some vaguely modified form. A superleague is, in effect, inevitable; European football has been drifting, inexorably, to this point for years.

European Super League organisers inform FIFA, UEFA of legal action to force breakaway competition
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European Super League organisers inform FIFA, UEFA of legal action to force breakaway competition

The letter was sent by the group of English, Spanish and Italian clubs to FIFA President Gianni Infantino and UEFA counterpart Aleksander Ceferin saying the Super League has already been underwritten by funding of 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) from a financial institution.

German clubs Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich reject proposals to join European Super League
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German clubs Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich reject proposals to join European Super League

In a statement on Monday, Dortmund chairman Hans-Joachim Watzke said that the members of the European Club Association (ECA) had met Sunday evening and expressed "a clear opinion to reject the foundation of a Super League".