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Four Palmas football players, club president killed in plane crash in Brazil
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Four Palmas football players, club president killed in plane crash in Brazil

The victims were identified as president Lucas Meira and players Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noé, Ranule and Marcus Molinari, the club said. The pilot was not identified. There were no survivors.

State football match called off in southern Brazil after 14 members of team test positive for COVID-19
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State football match called off in southern Brazil after 14 members of team test positive for COVID-19

The football match was due to kick off on Sunday at 4 pm local time but was cancelled on the orders of the state’s Health Secretariat.

Brazilian club Chapecoense relegated from Serie A three years after airline tragedy, ends six year run in first division
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Brazilian club Chapecoense relegated from Serie A three years after airline tragedy, ends six year run in first division

Chapecoense hit the headlines in November 2016 when its plane crashed on a trip to Colombia for the final of the Copa Sudamericana, South America’s equivalent of the Europa league.

Chapecoense plane crash survivor journalist Rafael Henzel dies of heart attack while playing football
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Chapecoense plane crash survivor journalist Rafael Henzel dies of heart attack while playing football

Journalist Rafael Henzel, one of just six survivors of the 77 people on board the plane that crashed carrying the Brazilian football team Chapecoense in 2016,

Chapecoense plane crash: Lack of fuel caused fatal tragedy, rules Colombia's aviation authority
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Chapecoense plane crash: Lack of fuel caused fatal tragedy, rules Colombia's aviation authority

The probe was launched after the crash which claimed the lives of 71 people, including all but a handful of players from Brazil's Chapecoense Real football club.

Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh and other stars to grace ceremony
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Laureus World Sports Awards 2018: Kapil Dev, Yuvraj Singh and other stars to grace ceremony

A glittering collection of the greatest sportsmen, sportswomen and teams have been nominated for this year's Laureus World Sports Awards, following a global vote by the world's media.

Laureus World Sports Awards: Sally Pearson on her comeback in 2017 and plans for Commonwealth Games 2018
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Sally Pearson on her comeback in 2017 and plans for Commonwealth Games 2018

After being nominated for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award, Sally Pearson talks about her 2017 comeback and her hopes for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Laureus World Sports Awards: Chapecoense, Roger Federer in hunt for World Comeback of the Year
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Chapecoense, Roger Federer in hunt for World Comeback of the Year

As Laureus' India partners, Firstpost brings you the nominees for the World Comeback of the Year award

Laureus World Sports Awards: Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Caster Semenya among nominees
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Caster Semenya among nominees

As Laureus World Sports Awards' India partners, Firstpost brings you the nominees for eight categories of the 2018 edition.

Laureus World Sports Awards: Five final nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year announced
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Laureus World Sports Awards: Five final nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year announced

As Laureus World Sports Awards' India partners, Firstpost brings you the five final nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year Award for the 2018 edition:

Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Chapecoense's inspiring return
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Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Chapecoense's inspiring return

Chapecoense's return to football after a devastating plane crash left just three of their players alive is one of the nominees for November’s Laureus Best Sporting Moment.

Laureus World Sports Awards announces November nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year
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Laureus World Sports Awards announces November nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year

As Laureus World Sports Awards' India partners, Firstpost brings you the November nominees for the 2018 edition:

Brazilian club Chapecoense travel to Japan to seek inspiration as squad rebuilding continues
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Brazilian club Chapecoense travel to Japan to seek inspiration as squad rebuilding continues

Brazilian club Chapecoense are hoping to take inspiration from playing in Japan as they continue to rebuild after all but three of their squad were killed in a plane crash en route to the Copa Sudamericana final in Colombia last November.

Pre-season friendlies: Chapecoense defeated by Olympique Lyon in tribute match
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Pre-season friendlies: Chapecoense defeated by Olympique Lyon in tribute match

Tragedy-hit Chapecoense played a second match inside 24 hours on Tuesday and lost for the second time in Europe as Lyon beat them 2-1 in a friendly.

Pre-season friendlies: Gerard Deulofeu shines on Barcelona return against Chapecoense
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Pre-season friendlies: Gerard Deulofeu shines on Barcelona return against Chapecoense

The returning Gerard Deulofeu contributed a goal and two assists as FC Barcelona rolled over Brazil's Chapecoense 5-0 to win the Joan Gamper football Trophy here.

Barcelona defeat Chapecoense in emotional pre-season friendly as crash survivor returns to field
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Barcelona defeat Chapecoense in emotional pre-season friendly as crash survivor returns to field

Here are some photo highlights from the pre-season friendly between Barcelona and Chapecoense at Camp Nou on Monday.

Pre-season friendlies: Barcelona cruise to victory over Chapecoense on emotional night at Camp Nou
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Pre-season friendlies: Barcelona cruise to victory over Chapecoense on emotional night at Camp Nou

Chapecoense were captained by Alan Ruschel, one of only three players to survive the plane crash that killed 19 players and 24 club officials last year, on his return to action.

Chapecoense plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel to make comeback in friendly against Barcelona
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Chapecoense plane crash survivor Alan Ruschel to make comeback in friendly against Barcelona

Alan Ruschel, one of three Chapecoense players to survive the air crash that killed 71 people in Colombia last year, will return to football in the 7 August friendly against Barcelona, his club said on Friday.

Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos sign Paulinho Dias, first foreign player for upcoming season
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Indian Super League: Delhi Dynamos sign Paulinho Dias, first foreign player for upcoming season

Delhi Dynamos have signed 29-year old midfielder Paulinho Dias as the club's first foreign recruit for the coming season of the Indian Super League.

Barcelona to play Chapecoense in friendly to help club recover from last year's air crash tragedy
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Barcelona to play Chapecoense in friendly to help club recover from last year's air crash tragedy

Barcelona invited Chapecoense in December to play in its annual Joan Gamper friendly tournament but the exact date of the match had not been known until now.