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European Super League: Manchester United co-owner Joel Glazer apologises ‘unreservedly’ for Red Devils’ role in failed plan
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European Super League: Manchester United co-owner Joel Glazer apologises ‘unreservedly’ for Red Devils’ role in failed plan

United's owners, the US-based Glazer family, were criticised by fans, former players and pundits for driving the scheme.

Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal enters quarter-finals after beating resilient Ilya Ivashka
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Barcelona Open: Rafael Nadal enters quarter-finals after beating resilient Ilya Ivashka

The 34-year-old Nadal, who suffered a surprise quarter-final exit at the hands of Andrey Rublev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals last week, dropped the first set against the world 111 before pulling through 3-6, 6-2, 6-4.

F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton hails Derek Chauvin guilty verdict as 'new dawn in fight for racial justice'
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F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton hails Derek Chauvin guilty verdict as 'new dawn in fight for racial justice'

Derek Chauvin was found guilty on Tuesday of murdering African-American Floyd following a racially charged trial.

Euro 2020 in Dublin unlikely to go ahead if UEFA insists on minimum spectator levels, says Irish deputy PM
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Euro 2020 in Dublin unlikely to go ahead if UEFA insists on minimum spectator levels, says Irish deputy PM

Varadkar told Today FM radio organisers are pessimistic about meeting UEFA's requirement they "commit to having at least 25 percent of the stadium full" in matches slated this summer.

European Super League: UEFA official warns ‘there will be consequences’ for 12 clubs involved
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European Super League: UEFA official warns ‘there will be consequences’ for 12 clubs involved

Karl-Erik Nilsson said UEFA's executive committee would decide whether to take action against the clubs at its next meeting on Friday.

Stuttgart Open: Former world number ones Karolina Pliskova, Angelique Kerber advance to second round with contrasting wins
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Stuttgart Open: Former world number ones Karolina Pliskova, Angelique Kerber advance to second round with contrasting wins

Pliskova had to dig deep after losing the second set to German Tamara Korpatsch before sealing a 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 victory.

Uzbekistan Open Championships: Timings manipulated to benefit local swimmers, alleges Likhit Selvaraj
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Uzbekistan Open Championships: Timings manipulated to benefit local swimmers, alleges Likhit Selvaraj

In a video uploaded on YouTube, he even went to the extent of saying that the organisers of the 13-17 April Olympic qualifying event in Tashkent tried to bribe him when he protested.

European Super League: Atlético Madrid players express 'satisfaction' over club's decision to withdraw from proposed tournament
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European Super League: Atlético Madrid players express 'satisfaction' over club's decision to withdraw from proposed tournament

Atletico became the latest club to pull out of the huge controversial competition on Wednesday, with the project on the brink of collapse.

World Rugby CEO Alan Gilpin says COVID-19 has cost sport approximately $1.4 billion in lost revenue
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World Rugby CEO Alan Gilpin says COVID-19 has cost sport approximately $1.4 billion in lost revenue

International and professional club rugby union, as well as the amateur game, were all suspended last year due to Covid-19

Clock ticking for Manchester United's Ed Woodward after Super League failure
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Clock ticking for Manchester United's Ed Woodward after Super League failure

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward failed in his high-stakes gamble to join the European Super League and the clock is now ticking on his tenure at Old Trafford.

European Super League: Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan join Premier League clubs in withdrawing from controversy-laden proposed competition
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European Super League: Atletico Madrid, Inter Milan join Premier League clubs in withdrawing from controversy-laden proposed competition

The moves came a day after the six Premier League clubs gave up on the controversial breakaway competition, leaving only four other clubs possibly still involved.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Holders Brazil to face Germany in football group stages
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Holders Brazil to face Germany in football group stages

The tournament starts on 22 July, a day before the opening ceremony of the Games that were postponed last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bundesliga: Relegated Schalke condemn fans who confronted players and egged them
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Bundesliga: Relegated Schalke condemn fans who confronted players and egged them

Relegation follows a dramatic decline for Schalke, which played in the Champions League knockout stages two seasons before.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Latest Updates: As 'Games like no other' appear on horizon, a daily look at noteworthy developments

With 92 days remaining for the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony, there are as many questions as there are answers about how the Games will go on. Follow this live blog for a day-to-day breakdown of the most critical updates about Tokyo 2020:

Super League no longer exists without English clubs, confirms Juventus president Andrea Agnelli's team
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Super League no longer exists without English clubs, confirms Juventus president Andrea Agnelli's team

All six English clubs - Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea - pulled out of the European Super League.

Liverpool owner John W Henry apologises to fans over Super League fiasco
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Liverpool owner John W Henry apologises to fans over Super League fiasco

Henry, whose Fenway Sports Group also owns baseball's Boston Red Sox, said in a video posted by the club on Twitter that the breakaway project would only have worked with fans' full support.

Argentina tour was important in build up to Tokyo Olympics, says midfielder Nilakanta Sharma
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Argentina tour was important in build up to Tokyo Olympics, says midfielder Nilakanta Sharma

"The Argentina tour was an important experience for all of us. We were yearning for proper match practice while building up towards the Olympics," Nilakanta said in a Hockey India release.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers to delay fans attendance decision till June, says report
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Organisers to delay fans attendance decision till June, says report

Tokyo 2020 organisers have already barred overseas fans from the pandemic-delayed Games.

Too easy or too complex: Video games left with tough balancing act to arrest attention
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Too easy or too complex: Video games left with tough balancing act to arrest attention

If video games are made less complex, it would certainly increase the number of players in the short run, however, it also means players run out of challenges faster and begin to get bored.