Sports

Guinea Reverses Decision to Pull Out of Tokyo Olympics

July 22, 2021

The West African country of Guinea has reversed an earlier decision to pull out of the Olympics and will send a delegation of five athletes to the Tokyo Games.Minister of Sports Sanoussy Bantama Sow made the announcement Thursday after national and int…

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Serbia beat Philippines 83-76 to qualify for FIBA OQT semifinals

July 1, 2021

Serbia beat the Philippines 83-76 to qualify for the semifinals on Thursday at the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament Group A game. Boban Marjanovic was the highest scorer of the game with 25 points and 11 rebounds in Belgrade. Ognjen Dobric scored 16 points, while Milos Teodosic produced 13 points and six assists. For the losing […]

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Not joining Super League would have been ‘error’: Barca

April 22, 2021

Barcelona said on Thursday that it would have been a ‘historical error’ for them not to join the European Super League. “The decision was made in the conviction that it would have been a historical error to turn down the opportunity to be part of this project as one of its founding members. As one […]

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Olympics: Tokyo Games without fans possible scenario

January 29, 2021

Japan is working on possible scenarios to minimize the risk of coronavirus infections during the Olympic Games, Kyodo news agency reported Thursday.“The government is considering three options — not imposing a limit on spectators, placing a ceiling o…

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NBA: Wood’s double-double helps Rockets beat Blazers

January 29, 2021

Houston Rockets defeated Portland Trail Blazers with a 104-101 score in Friday’s NBA game.Christian Wood led the Rockets to victory, making a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds at Toyota Center.Victor Oladipo was the highest scorer of his te…

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Fenerbahce Beko trounce Russia’s Khimki in EuroLeague

January 29, 2021

Turkish basketball club Fenerbahce Beko hammered Russian opponents Khimki Moscow Region 107-76 in a Thursday Turkish Airlines EuroLeague game to extend its winning run to eight matches.Fenerbahce Beko’s French star Nando De Colo scored 18 points again…

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Napoli eliminate Spezia in Italian Cup quarterfinals

January 29, 2021

Napoli has claimed a 4-2 victory over Spezia Thursday to qualify for the Italian Cup semifinals.Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly scored the opening for Napoli in the fifth minute at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.Mexican forward Hirving Lozano do…

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Football: Ex-Besiktas player Tosic joins Kasimpasa

January 28, 2021

Turkish football club Kasimpasa signed Serbian central defender Dusko Tosic on Thursday.In a statement, Kasimpasa said Tosic, 36, signed a deal to keep himself at the Istanbul club until the end of this season.Tosic last played for Chinese Super League…

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