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Pakistan: Teen suicides trigger debate on online gaming

August 2, 2020

Saad*, 18, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at his residence in southwestern Pakistan earlier this month.   His brother says the teenager committed suicide after missing a task on a famous online video game.   Over the next few days, three other youths reportedly committed suicide across the country for the same reason, […]

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Juventus owns Italy, winning 9 straight league titles in row

July 29, 2020

Juventus is the reigning champion of the Italian top-tier Serie A football division as the Turin club recently bagged its ninth straight league title.   The title gave Juventus 36 league trophies as it doubled the gap against rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan.   The Milan clubs each have 18 titles.   No other […]

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Turkish Super Lig’s hot relegation zone

July 17, 2020

The relegation battle in Turkish football has intensified in recent weeks as seven teams fight to stay in the Turkish Super Lig.   Genclerbirligi, Yukatel Denizlispor, Ittifak Holding Konyaspor, BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor, Caykur Rizespor, Hes Kablo Kayserispor and Ankaragucu are in a race to avoid relegation with two games left in the season.   Genclerbirligi […]

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German manager’s personality played key role in Reds’ victory

July 13, 2020

Liverpool’s Premier League victory is a great example of how a manager transformed a team with his decisive impact on the players’ development along with a unique style of management to create one of the most dominant clubs in the history of English football.   When Jurgen Klopp replaced Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool’s manager in […]

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In new career milestone, Messi nets 700 goals

July 3, 2020

Argentine football superstar Lionel Messi scored his 700th goal this week, reaching a new milestone in his storied career.   Messi achieved the feat in Barcelona’s league match against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou Stadium which ended 2-2 on Tuesday.   The Barca veteran scored the goal with a spectacular “Panenka penalty” that deceived […]

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Football: Liverpool win Premier League title

June 26, 2020

Liverpool won their first league title in 30 years after their nearest challengers, Manchester City, were defeated by Chelsea 2-1 in a match late Thursday.   Christian Pulisic scored the opener for the home team in the 36th minute at Stamford Bridge.   Kevin De Bruyne netted a classy free-kick goal in the 55th minute […]

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Arsenal renews with Brazilian defender David Luiz

June 24, 2020

Arsenal renewed a deal with its Brazilian defender David Luiz on Wednesday.   “David Luiz, who signed from Chelsea last summer, has agreed a new one-year deal,” the English Premier League club said on its website.   Luiz, 33, previously played for Portugal’s Benfica, French powerhouse Paris Saint-Germain and England’s Chelsea.   He won the […]

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PROFILE – Fenerbahce under Obradovic: 7 years, 11 cups, 382 wins

June 24, 2020

A great number of basketball fans in Turkey bid farewell to a Serbian legend, Zeljko Obradovic on social media after he parted ways with Istanbul powerhouse Fenerbahce Beko.   Obradovic’s leave went viral on social media, the hashtag #Obradovic became a trending topic on Twitter.   “We regret to say that our coach [Obradovic] told […]

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