Day: May 13, 2021

UEFA opens disciplinary probe into Super League holdouts Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus

UEFA have begun disciplinary proceedings against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, the only three clubs yet to pull out of the proposed Super League. UEFA have begun disciplinary proceedings against Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus over their attempts to launch a breakaway Super League (Reuters Image) HIGHLIGHTS UEFA has launched disciplinary probe into Real Madrid, …

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35 killed in Gaza, 5 in Israel, as violence escalates

Hostilities between Israel and Hamas escalated overnight, with at least 35 killed in Gaza and five in Israel in the most intensive aerial exchanges for years. Israel carried out hundreds of air strikes in Gaza into the early hours of Wednesday, as the Islamist group and other Palestinian militants fired multiple rocket barrages at Tel …

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Dinesh Karthik gives witty reply to Chris Lynn for suggesting him to ‘at least wear pants’

KKR batsman Dinesh Karthik came up with a witty reply after MI’s Australian opener Chris Lynn suggested him to ‘at least wear pants’. Lynn had commented on a picture in which Karthik could be seen getting vaccinated for Covid-19. KKR batsman Dinesh Karthik (AFP Image) HIGHLIGHTS Dinesh Karthik shared a picture of him getting his …

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Myanmar marks 100 days of junta rule with protests, strikes

Protesters rallied in towns and cities around Myanmar on Tuesday, May 11, to denounce its military rulers, 100 days after the generals’ overthrow of an elected government plunged the country into its biggest crisis in decades. Demonstrators took part in marches, motorcycle convoys and flash protests to evade security forces, some making three-finger gestures of …

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Mohammad Amir on whether he plans to play in IPL after getting British citizenship: Let’s see how things go

Former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has revealed about his IPL plans after getting UK citizenship in the future. The left-arm pacer announced his shock retirement from international cricket at the age of 28 in December 2020. Former Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir (Twitter Image) HIGHLIGHTS Mohammad Amir has opened up on his plan to play in …

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Cameroonian transgender women convicted of ‘attempted homosexuality’

A court in Cameroon has sentenced two transgender women to five years in prison for “attempted homosexuality” after they were arrested for the clothes they wore in a restaurant. Alice Nkom, a lawyer representing members of the country’s LGBT community, attends an interview at her home in Douala, Cameroon. (REUTERS) A court in Cameroon sentenced …

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Madan Lal-led panel interviews incumbent WV Raman, Ramesh Powar for India Women’s head coach job

Out of 35 applications, 7 India internationals were shortlisted for interviews, which included four men and 3 women. Former assistant coach with the team Suman Sharma is also in the race to be become the head coach of Indian women’s cricket team. India Women’s is gearing up for the World Cup next year (BCCI Image) …

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Nepal records highest single-day deaths related to coronavirus

Nepal’s devastating COVID-19 outbreak showed no signs of abating on Tuesday as the country recorded its highest single-day coronavirus related deaths with 225 fatalities and 9,483 new cases in the last 24 hours. A deadly second wave of the pandemic is sweeping across Nepal, with about 8,000 new cases being reported daily for the past …

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India very good at creating sideshows, we got distracted by them: Australia captain Tim Paine

Tim Paine pointed fingers at India’s reported reluctance to go to Brisbane for the final Test as one of the instances of the visiting team trying to distract them. Australia were beaten at the Gabba as Paine’s side lost the 4-Test series 2-1 to India. Tim Paine’s men lost the Test series at home 2-1 …

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India deeply concerned at violence in Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

Amid escalating tensions between Israel and Palestinian militants, India has expressed deep concern at clashes and violence in Jerusalem’s Temple Mount as well as over evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan neighbourhoods and called on both sides to avoid changing the status-quo on the ground. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador TS Tirumurti tweeted …

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