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Paris 2024 Games flame to be lit in ancient Olympia

    The sacred flame for the Paris 2024 Olympics is to be lit Tuesday in ancient Olympia, birthplace of the ancient Games, for an epic torch relay stretching from the Acropolis to the South Pacific. Hundreds of dignitaries and spectators are expected to attend the ritual in the small Peloponnese town in southwestern Greece where the Olympics were born in 776 BCE, and where the ceremony is held every […]

todayApril 16, 2024 1

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Pride and hype as F1 roars back to China after Covid absence

    Two years ago the Shanghai International Circuit hosted a Covid hospital, but this weekend it will stage Formula One once more as the sport returns to China for the first time since the pandemic. Adding to the excitement of fans, they will see Shanghai native Zhou Guanyu drive at his home track in Formula One for the first time. "I'm extremely excited, in these 5,000 years of (Chinese) […]

todayApril 16, 2024 1

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Maxwell takes indefinite ‘mental and physical break’ from IPL

  Australia's Glenn Maxwell will take an indefinite "mental and physical break" from the IPL after struggling for form with Royal Challengers Bengaluru. The big-hitting all-rounder has scored just 32 with the bat in six games and skipped the defeat on Monday in a record run-fest against Sunrisers Hyderabad. It was Bengaluru's sixth defeat in seven matches and Faf du Plessis's side are bottom of the 10-team table. "I think […]

todayApril 16, 2024

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Beijing half marathon probes ’embarrassing’ win by Chinese runner

    Beijing half marathon organisers said Monday they were investigating after footage shared widely online appeared to show three African runners deliberately allowing China's He Jie to win. Video clips of Sunday's race showed the Kenyans Robert Keter and Willy Mnangat, Dejene Hailu of Ethiopia and home runner He approaching the finish. The three African runners can be seen pointing to the finish line and apparently waving He out […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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Namibia goes down 10-3 to ruthless Egypt

      Namibia squared up against three-time competition champions Egypt in their second Group B match at the championship and could not match the quality of their opponents. As in their opening match of the competition, Namibia’s goalkeeper Cee-Jay Van Wyk was once again the star of the show, preventing the Egyptians from finding the back of the net in the opening minutes of the match. Despite Van Wyk’s […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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Dortmund lean on home comforts ahead of Atletico clash

    Borussia Dortmund host Atletico Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie on Tuesday looking for inspiration from their Westfalenstadion fortress to overturn a 2-1 deficit. Winners in 1997 and finalists in 2013, Dortmund are somehow still in with a shot at returning to the semi-finals despite a terrible start in Madrid, with Edin Terzic's overawed side trailing by two goals after 30 minutes. Dortmund […]

todayApril 15, 2024 1

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The Premier League title race : six games to go

    Manchester City hold the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands after Arsenal and Liverpool stumbled to shock defeats on Sunday. Arsenal's unbeaten league run in 2024 was ended by Aston Villa's 2-0 win at the Emirates, while Liverpool were stunned 1-0 at home by Crystal Palace. City, by contrast, cruised to a 5-1 win over Luton on Saturday to go two points clear with six […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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Vinales makes MotoGP history the hard way in Grand Prix of the Americas

  Maverick Vinales overcame a horror start from pole on his Aprilia to claw his way back and win the Grand Prix of the Americas MotoGP in Texas on Sunday. Exciting teenaged rookie Pedro Acosta took second with Enea Bastianini completing the podium of the third race weekend of the season. Vinales, who had dropped back to 11th after a disastrous grid getaway, wrote his name into motorcycling history as […]

todayApril 15, 2024 1

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Lyon come back to win against Brest in 16th minute of injury time

  An Ainsley M aitland-Nilespenalty 16 minutes into second-half added time gave Lyon a stunning 4-3 win against Brest on Sunday, pushing the home team up to within two points of the European spots. It was a topsy-turvy affair in which the lead switched hands three times before Lyon eventually emerged victors well beyond the original allotted period of added time to stun second-placed Brest at the Groupama Stadium. Corentin […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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