Messi Has To Win World Cup To Be Better Than Me – Ex-Brazilian Star Edilson

Former Brazilian star, Edilson says Lionel Messi has to win the World Cup to prove he is better than him. The 49-year-old was part of the Brazilian side that won the Japan/Korea 2002 World Cup title. He also claimed that during his prime, he was better than Messi and Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo. Similarly, Edilson

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German Doctor Warns Footballers Of ‘Irreversible’ Damage From COVID-19

Despite rigid hygiene guidelines for the restart of the Bundesliga this weekend, a leading German sports doctor has warned footballers are still at risk of suffering “irreversible” and potentially career-ending lung damage from the coronavirus. With Europe’s other top leagues at least a month away from resuming, the German Football League (DFL) has drawn up

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Premier League Players Face Strict New Training Protocols

Premier League players are set to be subjected to a strict testing regime if they are to return to training amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to British media reports. The BBC said Tuesday it had seen a copy of official protocols sent to all 20 Premier League clubs detailing the need for corner-flags, balls, cones,

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D’Tigress Will Return Stronger After Pandemic – Akhator

D’Tigress forward, Evelyn Akhator believes the Nigerian senior women’s basketball team will return stronger when the Covid-19 pandemic is over.  In February this year, the African champions booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing 64-70 to host-Serbia in their second group game at the FIBA Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament. In an

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COVID-19 Was In Brazil Weeks Before It Was Detected – Study

The new coronavirus was circulating in Brazil in early February, weeks earlier than initially detected, and just before millions of people were partying in the streets for carnival, according to a new study. Brazil is the Latin American country hardest hit in the pandemic, with more than 11,500 deaths and 168,000 infections so far. Experts

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FIFA Postpones Women’s Under-17 World Cup To 2021

The women’s Under-17 World Cup, due to be held in India in November, has been postponed for three month, FIFA said Tuesday, adding to a growing list of sporting events hit by the pandemic. The tournament, to be played in five cities across the country, will now start February 17, football’s governing body said. India

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English Premier League To Restart In June

Premier League clubs received a boost to their hopes of completing the season on Monday as the government published a “roadmap” that could see the return of elite sport in England from June 1. As the 20 English top-flight clubs met for further talks on “Project Restart”, ministers announced plans to ease the coronavirus lockdown.

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Nigerian Star Ighalo Eager To Extend Man United Deal

Former Super Eagles star, Odion Ighalo, is eager to extend his stay with Manchester United until the end of the Premier League season.  Ighalo, 30, joined the Premier League side from Chinese Super League outfit, Shanghai Shenhua in January and his contract with the Old Trafford side will expire on May 31. The Premier League is expected

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Barcelona Return To Training As La Liga Eyes Restart

Barcelona returned to training on Friday after the La Liga champions allowed their stars to enter their facility to prepare for a potential restart to football in Spain. Lionel Messi and company took the fields at Joan Gamper training centre for individual sessions, for which the players arrived alone in kit and took to the

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