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Eriksen thanks fans from hospital bed

Danish footballer Christian Eriksen has sent greetings and a message of thanks to his fans from his hospital bed on Tuesday. Eriksen, collapsed in the 42nd minute of Saturday’s Euro 2020 match against Finland, and was given CPR before being taken to hospital. ‘I’m fine under the circumstances. I still have to go through some […]

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Poland must solve Lewandowski puzzle

With Poland sure to rely just as heavily on Robert Lewandowski in their matches against Spain and Sweden, their hopes will rest on coach Paulo Sousa finding a system that better suits their top player. Robert Lewandowski was Europe’s most lethal striker last season but Poland failed to get their talisman firing on all cylinders […]

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Gritty Gukesh wins Gelfand Challenge

Praggnanandhaa also tied for the top spot with 14 points from 19 rounds Exceeding all expectations, D. Gukesh sensationally won the $15,000 Gelfand Challenge chess title on Sunday and with it, a ‘wild card’ for the elite Meltwaters Champions Chess Tour. Placed two points behind leader Vincent Keymer, and 1.5 points from second-placed R. Praggnanandhaa […]

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Euro 2020 | Spain held to goalless draw by Sweden in Seville

Alvaro Morata wasted the best opportunity of a dominant first half, in which Spain churned out 419 passes, Spain’s new team struggled with the familiar problems on Monday as a string of missed chances allowed Sweden to hang on for a goalless draw in their Euro 2020 opener in Seville. Alvaro Morata wasted the best […]

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Farah to make last-gasp attempt to qualify

The British runner is yet to hit the qualifying standard for the distance after a failed attempt earlier this month in Birmingham, where he was hampered by an ankle injury. Two-time Olympic 10,000m champion Mo Farah will make a last-gasp attempt to qualify for the Tokyo Games at the British athletics championships in Manchester on […]