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Lionel Messi appeals 4-match World Cup ban at FIFA

Messi, who was to testify by video, is not expected to get an immediate verdict. ZURICH – Lionel Messi‘s appeal against a four-match ban in World Cup qualifying for insulting a referee’s assistant was being heard by FIFA on Thursday. Messi, who was to testify by video, is not expected ...

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Tennis: Sharapova made to wait over Wimbledon wildcard

LONDON – Wimbledon chiefs will wait until June 20, just days ahead of the qualifying event, before deciding whether to give a wildcard to former champion Maria Sharapova as she steps up her return from a doping ban. The Russian, who won Wimbledon in 2004, made her return to competitive ...

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Tennis: Wimbledon ramps up prize money

Wimbledon singles champions will cash cheques for 2.2 million pound ($2.8 million) this year. LONDON  – Wimbledon singles champions will cash cheques for 2.2 million pound ($2.8 million, 2.6 million euros) this year, the All England Club said on Wednesday. Andy Murray and Serena Williams earned 2 million pound for ...

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Iran receives three medals in Asian Junior Chess Championships 2017

Young Iranian chess players have ended in style their campaign at Asian Junior Chess Championships 2017 in the country’s south-central city of Shiraz, and managed to collect three medals, including two silver ones, at the continental sporting event. On Tuesday, Iran’s International Master Masoud Mosadeghpour took part in the Open Rapid event of ...

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Elaheh Ahmadi among world’s top air rifle women shooters

Female Iranian sports shooter Elaheh Ahmadi has secured a place among the world’s top ten athletes of the 10-meter air rifle women division in the May edition of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) rankings. According to the latest monthly rankings released by the ISSF, the governing body of the Olympic Shooting events in Rifle, Pistol ...

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IOC includes Pakistan’s Maria Toorpakai in sports commission

LAHORE  – Pakistan’s squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir has been added by International Olympic Committee (IOC) in its sports commission where she will assist the committee to make policies for betterment of women in Olympics. According to details, Maria Toorpakai Wazir has become a part of those 38 percent members ...

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Football: Ronaldo hat-trick leaves Real on verge of final

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-0 in the Champions League semi-final first leg on Tuesday. MADRID  – Cristiano Ronaldo proved Atletico Madrid s Champions League destroyer once more with a hat-trick as Real Madrid took a commanding 3-0 semi-final, first leg lead on Tuesday. Ronaldo extended his lead as the ...

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Tennis: Kvitova back practising after hand injury

Petra Kvitova returned to tennis court more than four months after hand injury in a knife attack. PRAGUE  – Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova returned to the tennis court on Tuesday, more than four months after her left hand was badly injured in a knife attack. The 27-year-old Czech posted ...

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