Sports

Uyghurs in Turkey urge boycott of Beijing Winter Games

January 23, 2022

Published by Al-Araby Dozens of people from China’s Uyghur Muslim ethnic group protested in Istanbul on Sunday, calling for a boycott of next month’s Winter Olympics in Beijing over China’s treatment of the minority. The protesters gathered outside the city’s Turkish Olympic Committee building, waving the blue-and-white flags of the independence movement of East Turkestan, […]

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Inter Milan’s Dzeko scores 90th minute header to sink Venezia

January 23, 2022

Inter Milan were rescued by Edin Dzeko as the Nerazzurri’s Bosnian forward scored a late header Saturday to sink Venezia 2-1 in an Italian Serie A match.Venezia’s French forward Thomas Henry drew first blood in Milan’s Giuseppe Meazza Stadium, powering…

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Bayer Leverkusen sign Zenit forward Sardar Azmoun

January 23, 2022

Bayer Leverkusen signed Iranian forward Sardar Azmoun from Russian club Zenit St Petersburg for next season on Saturday, according to the German Bundesliga team.”Azmoun will join the Werkself for the 2022/23 season and has signed a contract until 2027…

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Rashford scores late winner, Manchester United topple West Ham at home

January 23, 2022

English football star Marcus Rashford scored in stoppage time for Manchester United as the Red Devils won against West Ham United 1-0 in a Saturday English Premier League match.Home team’s forward Rashford scored the winner against the Hammers on a cou…

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Naturalized imports as lottery picks?

January 13, 2022

Published by Philippine Star SPORTING CHANCE – Joaquin M. Henson – The Philippine Star January 14, 2022 | 12:00am In the Japan B.League, naturalized players are allowed to suit up as locals. It’s a special privilege given to those foreigners who opt to take Japanese citizenship in order to qualify for the national team. B.League […]

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Hong Kong COVID-19 Tracking App Spurs Opposition

January 13, 2022

HONG KONG — A new Hong Kong mandate that restaurants and other establishments require use of an app aimed at recording people’s locations and telling them if they have been near a COVID-19 patient has spurred opposition from the city’s pro-democracy vo…

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Former Turkey defender Ahmet Calik dies in road accident

January 11, 2022

Published by Al-Araby Former Turkey national soccer team defender Ahmet Calik died Tuesday in a traffic accident near Ankara, his current club said. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the 27-year-old Calik, who had been playing for Ittifak Holding Konyaspor, was killed after he lost control of his car in slippery conditions. The vehicle overturned and […]

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FIFA unveils final nominees for 2021 Puskas award

January 5, 2022

FIFA on Tuesday announced the three finalists for the 2021 Puskas Award, the honor to be given for the best goal of the last year. In a statement, FIFA said voting for the 11 spectacular goals of 2021 ended on Dec. 17, narrowing the choices down to thr…

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