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Euro 2020 warm-ups: Spain's young debutants beat Lithuania 4-0; Benzema suffers injury as France beat Bulgaria
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Euro 2020 warm-ups: Spain's young debutants beat Lithuania 4-0; Benzema suffers injury as France beat Bulgaria

The Spain team was made up of players from the under-21 squad, as well as its coach, after captain Sergio Busquets tested positive for COVID-19.

Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
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Three T20 World Cup European qualifiers cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

The T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier, due to be hosted in Canada between 17 and 23 July, involving the hosts, Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Panama and the USA, has been postponed due to government and travel restrictions

Bulgarian Muslims celebrate circumcision festival in remote village of Ribnovo amid COVID-19
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Bulgarian Muslims celebrate circumcision festival in remote village of Ribnovo amid COVID-19

The group ritual is held here every four or five years, depending on demand and because most people in the region are poor and can rarely spare money for an individual celebration.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bulgaria postpones start of domestic top-flight season amid rise in COVID-19 cases
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Bulgaria postpones start of domestic top-flight season amid rise in COVID-19 cases

The Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) postponed the start of next season’s domestic top flight by two weeks after the Balkan country saw the biggest increase of COVID-19 cases in a week.

'Feral humanoids': Europe's Roma community already faced discrimination; COVID-19 pandemic made it worse
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'Feral humanoids': Europe's Roma community already faced discrimination; COVID-19 pandemic made it worse

A catchall term for several minorities, the Roma are descendants of people who left the Indian subcontinent about 1,500 years ago and later migrated in large numbers from Asia Minor to Europe during medieval times

Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov feels playing without fans could affect players' performance
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov feels playing without fans could affect players' performance

A number of football leagues around the globe will resume after the COVID-19 stoppage in the coming weeks but the matches will be played without fans

Coronavirus Outbreak: Bulgaria's top-flight football league to resume early June as country prepares to ease lockdown restrictions
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Bulgaria's top-flight football league to resume early June as country prepares to ease lockdown restrictions

The Bulgarian league has been on hold since 13 March as part of countrywide lockdown measures which have begun to be eased with athletes allowed to conduct individual outdoor training

Euro 2020: Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes says he doesn't want to think about politics and history, 'just football' ahead of playoffs
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Euro 2020: Kosovo coach Bernard Challandes says he doesn't want to think about politics and history, 'just football' ahead of playoffs

Kosovo, a country of 1.8 million people, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008, was finally accepted as a member of UEFA, and then FIFA, in 2016

Euro 2020: UEFA assures mega-event next year will be free of racism, promises best logistical arrangements
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Euro 2020: UEFA assures mega-event next year will be free of racism, promises best logistical arrangements

UEFA also said that there would not be a repeat of the logistical problems during this year’s Europa League final in Baku between English clubs Arsenal and Chelsea

Euro 2020 playoffs: 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland drawn to play Romania; Bulgaria to face off against Hungary in semis
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Euro 2020 playoffs: 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland drawn to play Romania; Bulgaria to face off against Hungary in semis

Iceland’s road back to the European Championship will go through a playoff semi-final match at home against Romania in March.

UK police say 39 Chinese found dead in truck near London; Boris Johnson calls it 'unimaginable tragedy'
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UK police say 39 Chinese found dead in truck near London; Boris Johnson calls it 'unimaginable tragedy'

The 39 people found dead in a truck in Britain were Chinese nationals, British media outlets reported on Thursday, citing sources.

39 found dead inside truck container in southeast England; UK police suspect victims were trafficked through Bulgaria
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39 found dead inside truck container in southeast England; UK police suspect victims were trafficked through Bulgaria

Police in southeastern England said 39 people were found dead Wednesday inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria

UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Bulgaria appoint ex-Ludogorets boss Georgi Dermendzhiev as manager after Krasimir Balakov's exit, reports say
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UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Bulgaria appoint ex-Ludogorets boss Georgi Dermendzhiev as manager after Krasimir Balakov's exit, reports say

Dermendzhiev is one of Bulgaria's most successful club managers. He led Ludogorets to three Bulgarian league titles from 2015 to 2017 and to the group stages of the 2015 Champions League.

UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Krasimir Balakov quits as Bulgaria coach following racist abuse mars England match
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UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Krasimir Balakov quits as Bulgaria coach following racist abuse mars England match

Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov, who took over the team in May, said he handed in his resignation during a meeting of the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) executive committee.

UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Five more Bulgarian fans detained by police in connection to racist chants made during England clash
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UEFA Euro Qualifiers 2020: Five more Bulgarian fans detained by police in connection to racist chants made during England clash

Monkey chants and apparent Nazi salutes during Monday's match in Sofia overshadowed England's 6-0 win, sparking indignation in the football world and leading to the resignation of Bulgaria's football chief.

Racists should be charged with crime and kicked out of stadiums, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino
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Racists should be charged with crime and kicked out of stadiums, says FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.

UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgarian police detain six people following racist abuse during England clash
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UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgarian police detain six people following racist abuse during England clash

Monkey chants and apparent Nazi salutes overshadowed England's 6-0 win in Sofia on Monday, with the match halted twice during the first half due to the abuse.

UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov apologises to England players, fans after racist chants mar clash
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UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov apologises to England players, fans after racist chants mar clash

England thrashed Bulgaria 6-0 to hand the hosts their heaviest ever home defeat but the game will be remembered more for the racist incidents that led to action being temporarily stopped in the first half.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: UEFA opens probe into Turkey players' military salute, Bulgaria fans' racism against England
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: UEFA opens probe into Turkey players' military salute, Bulgaria fans' racism against England

UEFA announced that it is opening disciplinary proceedings against Turkey into "potential provocative political behaviour" by their players after making military salutes in their last two matches.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Anti-racism body Kick It Out slams UEFA for failing to abandon Bulgaria-England clash following racist chants
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Anti-racism body Kick It Out slams UEFA for failing to abandon Bulgaria-England clash following racist chants

Anti-racism organisation Kick It Out has criticised European football’s governing body UEFA for failing to abandon Monday’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria after England’s black players were subjected to monkey chants.