• Olympic silver medalist Eunice Kirwa suspended for doping

    Olympic silver medalist Eunice Kirwa suspended for doping0

    Bahrain’s Olympic women’s marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been provisionally suspended after failing a doping test, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said in a statement. Kenyan-born Kirwa, who switched allegiance to Bahrain in 2013 and finished second at the Rio Olympics in 2016, tested positive for erythropoietin (EPO), a banned blood-boosting hormone that improves

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  • Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears

    Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears0

    Politics over football: Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final over safety fears. Arsenal’s Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the Europa League final against Chelsea in Baku amid fears over his safety. Mkhitaryan’s well-being was a concern for Arsenal due to the tense political dispute between Armenia and final hosts Azerbaijan. The Premier

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  • Real Madrid midfielder Kroos extends contract until 2023

    Real Madrid midfielder Kroos extends contract until 20230

    Toni Kroos has agreed a contract renewal with Real Madrid until the end of the 2022/23 season, the Spanish club said on Monday. The 29-year-old German midfielder had been tipped to leave Real Madrid in the summer as Zinedine Zidane plots a major summer overhaul. However, he has committed to the club for an additional

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  • Liverpool, Hotspurs fans call on sponsors to hand over Champions League tickets

    Liverpool, Hotspurs fans call on sponsors to hand over Champions League tickets0

    Liverpool and Tottenham fans are calling on sponsors to return a portion of their Champions League ticket allocations so more supporters can attend next month’s all-English final in Madrid. Both clubs have received around 16,600 tickets apiece for the June 1 meeting at the Wanda Metropolitano, which has a capacity of 63,500 for the final,

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  • Mikel To Lead Super Eagles At Africa Cup Of Nations

    Mikel To Lead Super Eagles At Africa Cup Of Nations0

    John Obi Mikel has confirmed he is available to return to the Super Eagles for next month’s Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, according to a team official. The former Chelsea star last played for Nigeria at the 2018 World Cup in Russia and was not involved in the qualifying for this year’s Nations Cup.

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  • Brighton sacks Chris Hughton after Man City loss

    Brighton sacks Chris Hughton after Man City loss0

    Premiership club, Brighton and Hove Albion have sacked manager Chris Hughton after the club suffered a 4-1 home defeat to Manchester City on Sunday. The defeat, which left them in 17th-place finish in the Premier League also gave Manchester City their second Premier League titles in a row. Brighton chairman Tony Bloom said in a

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