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New book on legendary Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci reveals the abuse, humiliation inflicted on her by her coach
Arts & Culture

New book on legendary Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci reveals the abuse, humiliation inflicted on her by her coach

Nadia si Securitatea (Nadia and the Securitate), written by historian Stejarel Olaru, was published earlier this month and is the fruit of his trawls through thousands of pages of declassified Securitate reports.

'Collective', a documentary on corruption in Romanian healthcare, becomes country's first Oscars' nomination
Entertainment

'Collective', a documentary on corruption in Romanian healthcare, becomes country's first Oscars' nomination

The film recounts the corruption and incompetence in Romania's healthcare system in the aftermath of a 2015 deadly nightclub fire, has been nominated for both best documentary and best international feature film.

Captain Manuel Neuer challenges Germany to thrown down marker for Joachim Loew's swansong
Sports

Captain Manuel Neuer challenges Germany to thrown down marker for Joachim Loew's swansong

After nearly 15 years as coach, Loew will step down after the European Championship from 11 June 11 July and has "challenged" his team to find form.

Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah
World

Giant metal monolith spotted in Romania days after unexplained disappearance of similar one in Utah

The strange metal object was first spotted on 18 November by a helicopter crew counting big horn sheep from air, in a remote south eastern location of Utah

IOC disqualifies three Romanian weightlifters from 2012 London Games for failing anti-doping tests
Sports

IOC disqualifies three Romanian weightlifters from 2012 London Games for failing anti-doping tests

The weightlifters were named as Razvan Martin, a bronze medallist in the men's 69kg category, Roxana Cocos, a silver medallist in the women's 69kg category, and Gabriel Sincraian, who did not finish the men's 85kg event, the IOC said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Romanian league to resume on 13 June, but without two virus-hit teams
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Romanian league to resume on 13 June, but without two virus-hit teams

Top-flight Romanian soccer is scheduled to resume on Saturday but without two of its teams, after coronavirus cases among their staff, professional league association LPF said on Friday.

From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus
Sports

From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Tuesday said the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros would now take place from 20 September - 4 October, dates that clash with several other events

Priyangka Devi's first-half strike gives India U-17 women's football team victory over Romania in second friendly match
Sports

Priyangka Devi's first-half strike gives India U-17 women's football team victory over Romania in second friendly match

The first half began with the Indian side pressing hard to seize the initiative. Sumati Kumari, who had scored India's third goal in the previous match, came close to finding the target in the 12th minute but she was adjudged offside.

Davis Cup 2020: Romania advance to World Group I stage after China withdraws from tie due to coronavirus outbreak
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Davis Cup 2020: Romania advance to World Group I stage after China withdraws from tie due to coronavirus outbreak

China have withdrawn from a Davis Cup tie due to the coronavirus epidemic, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) said on Tuesday, adding that Romania will advance to the World Group I as a result.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games

Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit

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
Sports

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.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Rodrigo, Paco Alcacer score twice as Spain maintain 100 percent record with win over Faroe Islands
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Rodrigo, Paco Alcacer score twice as Spain maintain 100 percent record with win over Faroe Islands

Rodrigo and Paco Alcacer both scored twice as Spain eased to a 4-0 victory over the Faroe Islands in Gijon on Sunday to make it six wins from as many Euro 2020 qualifiers and inch closer to next year's tournament.

Euro 2020 Qualifiers: 10-man Spain make it five wins out of five with 2-1 victory over Romania
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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: 10-man Spain make it five wins out of five with 2-1 victory over Romania

It was also a welcome first win for Moreno, who became Spain coach in June in unfortunate circumstances when Luis Enrique stepped down to spend more time with his daughter, who died from cancer last week aged nine.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Spain coach Robert Moreno says would gladly step aside if Luis Enrique wants to return
Sports

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Spain coach Robert Moreno says would gladly step aside if Luis Enrique wants to return

Luis Enrique’s former assistant Moreno is preparing for his first games in charge of Spain since being officially appointed, having managed the team on three occasions during his predecessor’s absence.

Indian women's football team to play two friendly matches against Uzbekistan
Sports

Indian women's football team to play two friendly matches against Uzbekistan

The Indian women's team, which finished third in the COTIF Cup recently, will play the two matches at the Yakkasary Stadium, Tashkent on August 29 and September 2.

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72: United Nation's nuclear watchdog to begin hunt for new director general
World

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72: United Nation's nuclear watchdog to begin hunt for new director general

UN's nuclear watchdog has announced it will to start the hunt for a new director general to replace Yukiya Amano, who died last week. The post of head of the IAEA is particularly important as international tensions run high over Iran's nuclear activities. The IAEA is tasked with monitoring Iran's nuclear activities to ensure they abide by the terms of the deal.

Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep lauds All England Club's traditions as 'special'
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Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep lauds All England Club's traditions as 'special'

Wimbledon 2019 women's singles champion Simona Halep has said that she considers the traditions of the All England Club very special and beautiful

Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep overcomes early onslaught to beat Zhang Shuai in straight sets and enter semi-finals
Sports

Wimbledon 2019: Simona Halep overcomes early onslaught to beat Zhang Shuai in straight sets and enter semi-finals

Simona Halep reached her second Wimbledon semi-final on Tuesday after overcoming an early onslaught to deliver another textbook example of matchplay tennis and dispatch China’s unseeded Zhang Shuai 7-6 (4) 6-1.

Manchester United look to close second signing of summer with Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka
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Manchester United look to close second signing of summer with Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka

England international Aaron Wan-Bissaka who plays at right-back for Crystal Palace is being signed by Manchester United in a bid to improve results next season