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  • Serena Williams set to begin Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Serena Williams is set to begin her 2020 season at the WTA’s ASB Classic in Auckland in January. Organizers of the ASB Classic announced the entry of the 23-time major winner on Tuesday. The 37-year-old Williams has played the hard court tournament ...

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  • USOPC proposes more athletes on Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is taking steps designed to help athletes in the wake of Olympic sex-abuse scandals, proposing an increase in their numbers on its board and a recasting of its mission statement to include the job ...

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  • Pogba has penalty saved as Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Paul Pogba pulled his jersey over his face when the final whistle sounded, his latest spot-kick failure costing Manchester United two points and casting doubt over the wisdom of the team rotating its penalty-takers. The France midfielder saw his 68th-minute attempt ...

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  • Barcelona forward Dembele out 5 Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Forward Ousmane Dembele has joined Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez on Barcelona’s injury list. The club says on Monday that Dembele has a left thigh muscle injury and is expected to be sidelined for five weeks. It’s the latest setback for the ...

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  • Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri diagnosed Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Juventus says coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia. The 60-year-old Sarri was unable to take training with the Italian champion on Monday because he has been struggling with the flu for the past week. The club said he underwent further ...

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  • Indian Women’s Hockey team in Writer : desk report August 19, 2019

    A 20-member Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) National Women’s Hockey Academy team arrived here on Monday afternoon to play six friendly matches against Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team beginning on Tuesday at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium here. Bangladesh Women’s Hockey team ...

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  • Archery Youth Champs: Bangladesh archers Writer : desk report August 19, 2019

    Bangladesh Archers will start their World Archery Youth Championship’2019 campaign on Tuesday at the Zona Sur University Sports Complex in Madrid of Spain. On the day, Archers Hakim Ahmed Rubel, Tamimul Islam and Md Shakib Mollah will compete in the qualification ...

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  • Cricket Australia defends doctor in Writer : desk report August 19, 2019

    Cricket Australia has defended the team doctor who allowed Steve Smith to resume his innings after assessing him for concussion on day four of the second Ashes test and then ruled the veteran batsman out the following day after further ...

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  • In 1 game, Bale shows Writer : desk report August 19, 2019

    Just like that, Gareth Bale is part of the solution for Real Madrid again. After only one game back as a starter, the player who wasn’t wanted by coach Zinedine Zidane a few weeks ago showed he can still contribute to ...

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  • Bayern completes loan signing of Writer : desk report August 19, 2019

    Bayern Munich completed the loan signing of Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on Monday. The German club said the 27-year-old Coutinho passed a medical examination on Sunday and signed a contract through June 2020, when it has the option of ...

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